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DigitalRev Shows You How to Do Hyperlapse Photography with Basic Gear

If you’ve been toying around with time-lapse photography and want try the next logical evolution, or if you simply want a fun photography project for …

Got an Empty Cereal Box? You Can Easily Make a Slick Star Wars Costume

If you haven't outgrown your love of Halloween, but don't have as much time as you'd like to dedicate to designing an awesome costume, Steve …

10 Creative Background Ideas for the Broke Macro Photographer

If you have an attic, a closet, or even a junk drawer, I guarantee you can create a unique background for your close-up photos! My favorite thing …

Google's new Chromecast is coming, but you won't notice a difference

Last night an apparently refreshed model of Google's Chromecast streaming dongle popped up in FCC filings (as pointed out by <i>Zatz Not Funny</i>), just like the original did in March last year, but don't get too excited. Unfortunately, the documents don't show any real difference that we could find, and …

Man spends two years building amazing megacity in Minecraft

This is madness. What you are looking at is <i>not</i> a screenshot of Simcity. It is a megalopolis made entirely in Minecraft using <i>4.5 million</i> blocks over …

Giant Hovering Roundabout for Cyclists in the Netherlands

Hovenring is an incredible suspended roundabout conceptualized and designed by IPV Delft specifically for cyclists to safely make their way across congested traffic by traveling overhead. Located between Eindhoven and Veldhoven in the Netherlands, above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection, the …

Eindhoven

Japan to remove nuclear fuel from Fukushima plant

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant's operator has gained permission to move forward with a plan that would transfer over 1,000 fuel rods to a new location on the site, potentially preventing massive radiation leaks in the future, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Around 1,300 spent fuel rods and 200 …

Nokia Introduces New ‘Refocus’ App, Turns Lumia Phones Into Lytro-like Cameras

In addition to announcing the Nokia Camera app and RAW support for the Lumia 1020 and 1520 (read about that here), Nokia made one other …

Spectacular Time-Lapse Born Out of 13,000 Miles and 10,000 Photos

The “quit your day job and go on the adventure you’ve always dreamed of” piece of advice is given so often as to almost be cliché. And yet, many of …

Must-See Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Shows Off an Incredibly Creative Way to Use the Effect

We don’t typically share two time-lapses in the same day, since most people see that genre as over-saturated as it is, but today we have good reason …

Shooting an Epic Time Travel Composite Photo on the Cheap

A while ago, we read an article about how gear doesn’t matter on PetaPixel, while at the same time planning a shoot that would involve a Hot Rod. …

Professionalism in Photography

One commonly asked (and commonly mis-answered) question on the Internet these days is around the definition of what constitutes a ‘professional …

Light Goes On: An Unbelievable 700 Frame Stop Motion Light Painting Animation

If you’re not familiar with the light painting photography of Darren Pearson then you’re really missing out. Even if you’re not a big fan of light …

Mother Turns Her Baby Boy’s Naptime Into Creative Dreamland Adventure Photos

Wherever you stand on the idea of having children, one of the advantages seems to be the infinite photographic possibilities opened up by having a …

How to Drop $725K on Gear: The Priciest Items Sold by B&H

When it’s time to buy new gear, we usually need to seek out options that offer the best bang for the buck. In the process of doing so, we’re forced …

Automate Your Responsive Images With Mobify.js

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First Panasonic GM1 unboxing video (and more GM1 videos)

It’s already time for unboxing video for the GM1. The movie on top has just been posted by Blunty. This is really a sexy looking camera!<p><b>And here are</b> …

Rumor: Apple to Offer 12-Inch Retina MacBook in 2014

We only have a little over a week until the next batch of new Apple devices are reportedly set to be unveiled. But leading up to the big event, …

A Beginner’s Guide to Design Patterns

Ever wondered what design patterns are? In this article, I'll explain why design patterns are important, and will provide some examples, in PHP, of …

Working With IndexedDB

One of the more interesting developments in web standards lately is the Indexed Database (IndexedDB for short) specification. For a fun time you can …

Databases

China to relax web censorship in the name of economic growth

Shanghai free trade zone will have unhindered access to Facebook and Twitter, say government insiders<p>China's recent history has been marked by two key features: rampant economic growth and tight governmental control on the spread of information. Now, it seems, both are starting to wane, as economic …

Four Innovations that Could Revolutionize the Photography Industry

Good or bad, photography as a medium is closely tied to the technological heritage of our cameras. As a result, technological developments often …

5 Fun Ways To Destroy Your House on Street View

<i>Want to see what your home would look like if it were demolished by a tropical storm? Or if your city turned into a ruined post-apocalyptic outpost?</i> …

Rumor: Canon Hopes to Launch a Digital Medium Format System in 2014

Last week, we reported on a rumor that Canon has been investing heavily in a major European medium format camera manufacturer. Some believe the …

Earn 1GB Of Free Dropbox Storage Just By Linking It To Mailbox [How-To]

One of the brilliant ways in which Dropbox sort of ingratiates itself to users is the way it hands out extra storage for various tasks. For example, you might get extra Dropbox storage by allowing Dropbox to automatically upload your iPhone photo roll to their servers, or by recommending a new user.<p>…

Apps

Fasten your seatbelts, Mac Pro CPU cracks 30,000 in updated Geekbench tests

There was much disappointment back in June when the new Mac Pro‘s CPU – the 12-core Xeon E5-2697 – delivered a surprisingly low Geekbench score of 23,901. It had been widely expected to break 30,000.<p>Some cautioned then that the score, based on a 32-bit build of Geekbench running on an early …

A Guy Hacked Zuck's Wall After Facebook Ignored His Bug Report

Khalil, a Palestinian white hat hacker, submitted bug reports to Facebook about a vulnerability that allowed him to post on anyone's wall. But …

Choosing A Responsive Image Solution

18 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …