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As the days get longer in the northern hemisphere, that means that the sun will be higher in the sky for longer periods of time, leading to more powerful and harsher light for outdoor shooting. How can you overpower the sun with flash (or monolight) and capture nicer-looking portraits? Tony Northrup shows us in the video below. You can use artificial light to complement or overpower natural lig
Another small electric airplane took to the skies recently as Bye Aerospace announces that its prototype Sun Flyer 2 took to the air for the first time on April 10 at Centennial Airport south of Denver, Colorado. The two-seater prop-driven aircraft with a gross weight of 1,900 lb (860 kg) has a 3.5-hour flight duration thanks to its six lithium-ion battery packs and is intended as a pilot
immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, forward-thinking aesthetic. The post sun, sea and a soft-top: designboom tests the BMW i8 roadster in maiorca appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
While natural light often provides some of the best light for your portrait images, it is not always possible to use natural light. When you want complete control of light, you need to use artificial light, and it's possible through the use of a fairly simple strobe setup to realistically recreate the look of natural light. In a new video tutorial, Tony Northrup shows off how to use a main li
Managing our exposure to the sun can be a delicate balancing act. Too little and you deprive your body of all-important vitamin D, too much and you invite health risks that include skin damage at best and skin cancer at worst. QSun is a clever tracker that removes the guesswork by using artificial intelligence to keep tabs on sun exposure, even giving you a buzz when it's time to head for the
with a mission to bring solar energy to vulnerable, off-grid communities, the organization seeks to support children by providing them with light to study, play, and socialize after dark.The post olafur eliasson launches little sun foundation, bringing thousands solar light in rural rwanda appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
As useful and ubiquitous as solar energy is becoming, it still has one major Kryptonite: gloomy weather. Now, a team of Chinese engineers has developed a hybrid solar cell that can produce electricity come rain or shine, using the triboelectric effect to harvest energy from the movement of raindrops on its surface...Continue Reading Hybrid solar cell captures energy from the sun and raindrops
E-bikes come in some pretty strange shapes and sizes these days, and compared to some that fold up to fit into backpacks or feature vertical drivetrains, the newly announced Kvaern could be seen to take a somewhat conservative approach. But still, with a missing seat post, the BMX-inspired e-bike does have some points of difference, and also comes with an optional solar-powered charging pack
Tasked with designing a family house on a steep hill with views of the ocean, Teeland Architects conceived a glazed rectangular home wrapped in timber screens that offer control over light, breeze, and views. The recently-completed Tinbeerwah House also features solar power and greywater recycling. ..Continue Reading Timber screens shield glass house from summer sunCategory: ArchitectureTags:
the project is made up of residences, commercial spaces, offices, car parks, and a succession of public spaces on various levels.The post labics regenerates rome neighborhood with mixed-use ‘city of sun’ development appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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