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From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Using Surplus Laptops For Tethered Remote Control

This post is a quick guide to how I used an old netbook and my Samsung Chromebook to remote control my Canon EOS 600D.<p>The netbook (A Packard Bell …

Traveling with a New Mirrorless Camera: Fuji X100S

My FujiFilm X100S with optional lens hood and lens filter. And yes, I taped a piece of 1/8 CTO gel over the flash to warm it.<p>As I vacationed with my …

Cameras

Eye Mirror Lens Add-On Adds a 360-Degree View to the Camera You Already Have

Throwable camera balls and their ilk might be all shiny and cool, but what if you want to grab high-quality 360-degree images with the camera you …

How to Tether to Lightroom Wirelessly

On my last corporate photoshoot, I was taking headshots in a small conference room cluttered with a large table and chairs. I wanted to give my …

Lightroom

Who’s missing in modern academia: solitary geniuses or something much more significant?

Peter Higgs’s negative comments on modern academia have received much interest, in part because they idealise the idea of the scientific researcher as solitary genius. But there are other, more significant, voices missing<p>When Peter Higgs, of Higgs boson fame, was quoted in the Guardian on Friday as …

Can women get sex whenever they want?

In a guest post, Girl on the Net ponders the supposed inequality of sexual opportunity. A man walks into a bar and offers sex to anyone who's interested and is laughed out of the room. A woman walks into a bar and does the same and she's inundated with horny suitors. Is this really how it …

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

Reality Check - The Future of Game Control - Reality Check

Airs Thursdays at 12pm PT<p>Flex those mental muscles and join Lucy James on a journey of discovery in Reality Check, the show that investigates the science behind your favourite games, and spawns a few wild theories of its own.

Nobel winner declares boycott of top science journals

Leading academic journals are distorting the scientific process and represent a "tyranny" that must be broken, according to a Nobel prize winner who has declared a boycott on the publications.<p>Randy Schekman, a US biologist who won the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine this year and receives his …

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<i>This article mainly deals with the X100S from a photographic perspective. Video is coming in the full review next week.</i><p>The old X100 was fatally …

Tesla Model S Review - Shot With Google Glass #throughglass

VR Oculus Rift HD at Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Meetup #5

Biohacking - the forefront of a new kind of human evolution: Amal Graafstra at TEDxSFU

Neuro-enhancement in the military: far-fetched or an inevitable future?

As the science of brain stimulation forges ahead, neuroscientists and psychologists face tough ethical decisions<p>About five years ago, not long after I started up my research group at Cardiff University, something rather strange happened. One morning I came down to my lab to find the door wide open …

Nightwatch: The Haunting Light Painted Nightscapes of Noel Kerns

Dallas-based photographer Noel Kerns specializes in capturing haunting night scenes of ghost towns, decommissioned military bases, and industrial …

A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

Shutter Speed

What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be …

Boston Dynamics puts AlphaDog through more field training, teaches Atlas robot to hike over rocks

Boston Dynamics' sprinting WildCat robot isn't the only autonomous machine it's letting roam the great outdoors: AlphaDog is still trudging through the wilderness too. A flurry of updates to the firm's YouTube channel reveal that the four-legged robot (officially known as the LS3) has been …

Guardian Camera Club: Tony Cole's portfolio

A review of Tony Cole's portfolio. The geometrical precision of the light and shadow in 'This nerve that winces' makes a fascinating and formal composition; add to that an expressive and rather bizarre figure, and it becomes a wonderful image. The synergy of the hand gesture, and the position of …

4 3D printer technologies that could solve current problems

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>3D printing companies from around the world assembled this week in San Jose for Inside 3D Printing, an …

How to go Get the Best Shots of your Kids

Once you've begun to incorporate the “Get on their level” angle into your routine, here are 4 \ ideas to break the cycle of the adult eye level shots.

How Your Thoughts Create Your Brain | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many very real ways, your thoughts <i>create</i> …

The Brain

Health kick 'reverses cell ageing'

<b>Going on a health kick reverses ageing at the cellular level, researchers say.</b><p>The University of California team says it has found the first evidence a strict regime of exercise, diet and meditation can have such an effect.<p>But experts say although the study in Lancet Oncology is intriguing, it is …

Diets

Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

You’ve probably heard, at some point, someone refer to the “Golden Hour” of photography. There are actually two Golden Hours: the first and last …

Keeping your laptop plugged in all the time will kill its battery faster

Laptops are our indispensable lifeline to the majesty that is the internet. We use them to work and play from anywhere in the world. But if you're …

Essential Equipment for Architectural Photography

As with any line of work, having the right tools is essential in one’s ability to successfully accomplish a task and deliver a final product that …

Backlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the technique of back lighting subjects in a blog post so thought it might make a good challenge topic. Backlighting is …