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Upgrading to iOS11? Use this website to convert your HEIC photos to JPG

Other than the dual stabilised cameras, one of the biggest bits of photo news surrounding the new iPhones and iOS11 is HEIC. HEIC is a High Efficiency Image File Format. Essentially this means it can hold a lot of data in a relatively small amount of space. Show More Summary

Banksy Makes Graffiti Satirizing Barbican's Basquiat Show, And Barbican Wants To Keep It

9 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The Barbican Centre is 'in discussion' with the City of London Corporation about how to preserve the two murals by the British street artist Banksy that appeared near the gallerySunday. The works pay homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was originally a graffiti artist and is the subject of a major show opening at the Barbican […]

Revisiting Cold War Ruins in Our New Era of Nuclear Dread

9 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Front Room Gallery on the Lower East Side is exhibiting Phil Buehler's photographs of Cold War ruins, from vacant missile silos to fallout shelter signs. The post Revisiting Cold War Ruins in Our New Era of Nuclear Dread appeared first on Hyperallergic.

20 Simple Ways to Dress up Your T-shirt

  The T-shirt is considered to be the most comfortable and versatile item in a wardrobe. Nowadays, they are not just perfect for the weekends but also for our everyday...

Inside Baseball: 1906

"Indoor baseball, both from a spectacular point of view and from the benefit and pleasure it gives participants, is in every way worthy to take a high place among the Winter sports." (N.Y. Times, Nov. 26, 1900). "World's Champions, 1905-1906,...Show More Summary

Welcome to the new Complete Digital Photography

This blog has been published in various forms since 2001. Ben started with hand-crafted HTML before moving on to the WordPress platform in 2004 (or thereabouts—our memories are hazy on these points), and I (Rick) have helped out here and there at various times over the years—and over on our dear, departed sister site, Printerville. […]

The Apurture MX is the brightest mini on camera light in the market

A new light is coming from Apurture soon, and it contains a whole lot of brightness in the size of a credit card. Although it’s not officially announced yet, they showed off the prototype on Cinema 5D. The light is named Amaran MX, and despite the size, it seems really powerful. Show More Summary

Ofcom Diversity Figures are Dismal + More U.K. Industry News

Hello and welcome back to our roundup of the most important news from stage and screen. Ofcom report damns diversity figures.Ofcom, the media regulator, has put numbers to the claims that major broadcast institutions are not doing enough to promote diversity in the industry. Show More Summary

Meredith Monk Wins $250K Gish Prize

10 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most generous arts honors in the United States, has been awarded to the singer, composer and multidisciplinary artist Meredith Monk, whose wordless vocal pirouettes and otherworldly theater compositions have reverberated in New York and internationally for five decades."

Actor Harry Dean Stanton, 91

10 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Billed as Dean Stanton throughout the 1950s and 60s, the narrow-faced, weather-beaten actor with the hangdog expression was probably the busiest actor of his generation. His distinctive features and style proved a godsend for casting directors in search of conmen, misfits, sleazeballs, losers and eccentrics. In the first half of his career, Stanton made scores […]

Getting into the heads of the chart designer

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, shows that maps are not the only way to deliver insights about geographical data.

When to Search for a Literary Agent

Literary agents represent writers who want to submit their manuscripts to traditional publishers. Agents manage the submission process and negotiate the resulting contract. Here’s what else they might do for their clients: Advise on developmental edits. Show More Summary

How to Vector Hand Lettering

  In my course, Mastering Script Lettering, I showed you how to create beautiful script lettering by hand. But what if you want to convert your hand lettering into vector format? In this video from the course, I show you exactly how to do that in Adobe Illustrator. Show More Summary

Toronto Fest's Top Prize Goes To 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

10 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Directed by Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards stars Frances McDormand as a woman who takes a stand against the police, using the titular three billboards after her daughter is murdered and months later no arrests have been made. The rest of the cast includes Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell (who, along with McDormand, is already receiving awards […]

Thinks: Ezra Spelling

10 hours agoArts : Bad at Sports Blog

Dear readers, please enjoy this excerpt from the guide Lets Be Frank, written by weather enthusiast, Ezra Spelling. Lets Be Frank is based on an observational legend named Frank who is well known in meteorological circles for how he tracks his relationship with sunlight. Broadly, the guide book makes a proposal for how we may build communication […]

50,000 Candy-Colored Lights At Australia's Uluru

10 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Located on the grounds of the Ayers Rock Resort in the Northern Territory, this remarkable exhibition" - titled Field of Light Uluru in English and Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku ("looking at lots of beautiful lights") in the language of the indigenous Pitjantjatjara people, to whom Uluru is sacred - "from artist Bruce Munro has already […]

Building Inclusive Toggle Buttons

Some things are either on or off and, when those things aren’t on (or off), they are invariably off (or on). The concept is so rudimentary that I’ve only complicated it by trying to explain it, yet on/off switches (or toggle buttons) are not all alike. Show More Summary

Renovated Theatre Celebrates Reopening By Firing Staffers Who'd Been There For Decades

11 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Staff who are understood to have worked at the Hull New Theatre for more than 20 years were told they no longer had jobs at the venue just days before it reopened. Casual workers at the theatre were told they would need to apply for 'newly created' casual roles after its £16 million refurbishment."

Here’s What It Takes to Turn a Museum into a Movie Screen

On October 14, the façade of the newly renovated Freer Gallery makes its cinematic debut

Dutch National Ballet | Young Gyu Choi wins Alexandra Radius prize 2017

11 hours agoDance / Ballet : Ballet News

Young Gyu Choi, principal dancer with Dutch National Ballet, is the winner of the Alexandra Radius Prize 2017. Shesterikov was presented with the prize – 2500 Euros and an artwork – by former prima... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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