This time we hold another superb photo collection showcasing dazzling long exposures. This is a trendy technique which involves leaving the camera’s shutter open for longer periods of time to allow more light and movement to be captured. In fact, there are many options for a long exposure. Either it is a built-in shutter speeds setting (from one or two seconds up to several minutes or even hours), bulb setting (the shutter is open as long as you keep your finger on the shutter release button), or time exposure setting (that keeps the shutter open until you press the shutter release button a second time), they all enable truly remarkable results. Long exposure photos are easier to accomplish in low-light conditions, but they also can be taken in brighter light using neutral density filters, for instance. Besides, when taking a long exposure, you may as well use a tripod (or a monopod) to eliminate camera vibration from your hands.
Below, you’ll find the assemble of beautiful pictures using this photography approach. Some of these shots are taken in urban environments, others may capture amazing waterscapes. When you get this technique right, make sure your long exposure can result in truly awesome show of speeding colors entailing light trails, incredible blurs, and smears. But now, might you experience the time and the remarkable sense of speed with the following showcase.
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Photo by kwang-chual
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Photo by Martin Cathrae
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The devotion to coffee is one of the most pleasant little sins in our life. Through centuries we have carried this passion for the aromatic drink with silky flavor that tickles nerves in the morning and acts as a tonic in the evening. Besides, this drink is ideal for gourmands who know a thing about the aesthetics of food. The awesome presentation possibilities of latte have increased its popularity and the number of coffee fans. The velvet foam on the top of latte with beautiful patterns on it is a little piece of art that makes the ceremony of your morning coffee so pleasant and exquisite. The beautiful examples of popular today latte art are presented in this post. Strong latte and heavy foam decorated with stunning curves will certainly inspire you for a cup of hot aromatic coffee.
Oh yeah! Beware, geeks, because these mildly NSFW pictures may overload your brain. Vintage things are always cool, but retro computers are super cool! One look at these “dinosaurs” is more than enough to remember good old days. Flashback to the early stage of computer era should remind us that any technological invention can become a legend. Maybe these machines have similar design, but it is really interesting to observe how fast computer device can evolve (just compare Sol-20 and Apple Macintosh Portable). We sincerely hope that this collection will be a good source of inspiration for you and we’ll be glad to hear about your favorite old computers.
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Rockwell AIM 65
RAM: 1K or 4K
Display: 20-digit alpha-numeric LED
Storage: External audio cassette
OS: “Monitor” built-in
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RAM: 128K, 512K max.
Display: Color composite video
16 colors at 280 X 192.
Storage: Internal 143k 5-1/4 inch floppy
External floppy drive
OS: Apple SOS (Sophisticated OS)
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Today we have a delight for all sports conscious fans listing the awesome variety of architecturally outstanding structures. In fact, sporting excellence has currently become one of the main priorities while increasing thought is now given to highly engineered structures that have so much more to offer than simply performance. Designers create not just purely functional buildings, they concentrate on architecturally outstanding, innovative, and more complex projects that will provide spectacular views themselves. So, go ahead and check these amazingly dramatic, curving forms of sporting venues driven by incredible geometry.
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Athens Olympic Complex by iraklis
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Olympic Stadium of Montreal at Night by Zhå-or’que
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Do you know quite a lot about robots and other mechanic creatures? They are the newest inventions of our time and the interest for them increases swiftly. Of course, I couldn’t ignore this topic and have compiled this post dedicated to CG robots of various kinds. All these illustrations are linked to the original sources and you are welcome to browse all the works by their authors. The images presented here show the expression of vast imagination and good technique and I’m sure that you will enjoy all of them. Let’s view these cool items!
Robot by Chris Wilson
Robot by ahoashi
Today we are going to dive deeply in the fantastic world of digital paintings created by young Ukrainian artist Katarina Sokolova. While browsing her portfolio you will see various wonderful pieces of work in the genre of fashion photography, but still she is widely known as the creator of incredible CG artworks. The prime theme of her works is the beauty of a woman. These works are magnetizing because of that special aestheticism of female beauty that is presented in them. The amazing details that fill all these works add the charm and create the feeling of the supernatural attractiveness. Her works are emotional, captivating, they impress the viewers with the powerful impulses. A number of them can be found in the EXPOSÉ, the art book that celebrates the best output of digital artists from all around the world.
Well, the time has come and I offer you to admire these gorgeous artworks full of unsurpassed beauty and sensuality!
Beyond the Nature by Katarina Sokolova-Latans’ka
Secrets Keeper by Katarina Sokolova-Latans’ka
The Friday time has come and it means that today we present our roundup, as usual. This post focuses on the jQuery theme that has become rather popular recently. Here we have collected the most popular posts concerning jQuery that you have submitted to us. They all have got good results and a number of votes. From these posts you will learn useful jQuery tips and everything important that deals with it. So, let’s start and browse all these Top jQuery Blog Posts from DesignFloat.
If you are going to interiorize your home, you should pay attention to the least details of the future interior. Cushions, curtains, table dresses, padded stool and chairs should take their places and should blend in the whole design concept of the place. It should come as no surprise that a great attention should be paid to chairs, ‘cause the design concept is incomplete without them. Various in forms and sizes they can serve not only as the comfortable places to seat, but as nice items of interior. The famous designers and furniture design studious create the awesome items that can suit even the most exclusive interiors. Such awesome chair designs you can find in this collection and enjoy the creativity of their authors.
Super Foam by Rich Gilbert
Voido Rocking Chair by Ron Arad
Viewing images that appear 3D is as popular as ever. Therefore, let’s now unveil so popular today anaglyph craze and see the stunning collection of various 3D pictures where the red and blue channels have been split and then reassembled so that the images appear three-dimensional when viewed through 3D red-cyan glasses. If saying minutely, the picture contains two differently filtered color images. When viewed through anaglyph glasses, these independent pictures are transmitted one for each eye, and then the brain fuses them together letting the viewer see a stereo three dimensional scene or composition. That’s mainly how the eyes are fooled into believing that the projected anaglyph images have depth. Right now, get ready to experience this truly exciting effect, and don’t forget to put your 3D glasses on!
In addition, you may as well check out the compilation of anaglyph websites with images coming into groovy 3D focus. The showcase is made by our good friends from TemplateMonster.
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Photo by billythebrain
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Photo by fpsurgeon
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