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49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

This fintech startup wants to make it safer to lend money to your family and friends

THE FOUNDERS OF Ireland’s newest peer-to-peer lender hope to launch their first product in the Nordic region by the end of next year.<p>Speaking to <i>Fora</i>, …

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Thirteen photographers to get to know at Amsterdam’s Unseen

Amsterdam's Unseen Photo Fair, an annual showcase of established and the brightest up-and-coming photographers is currently taking over the city. This year Dazed’s photo director Lauren Ford and photo producer Saorla Houston have taken residency in the fair with a curated corner featuring 13 young …

Adidas Originals

THE STUDIO FLAT

This studio flat of 24m2 is located in Padua, in the historical Ghetto, in a dense urban tissue, on the top floor of an old building. It is a perfect …

Architecture

Articles about 5 tiny home offices on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a …

Mad Men

Poetic end: Yoshihiro Murata's final meal

<b>All I’d want is a simple traditional meal</b> of white rice and miso soup, with <i>nukazuke</i> or pickled vegetables. <i>Takuwan</i> – pickled daikon radish – is my favourite.<p><b>The most delicious takuwan</b> is made from Chudohji daikon, a <i>dento yasai</i> (heirloom variety) from Kyoto, that comes to market late November. It is …

Japan

How one artist with synesthesia sees the world

“I could just be hyper-neurotic and hypersensitive”, says Rebecca Storm, a Montreal-based photographer affected by a condition called synesthesia. “Technically it's not yet an official condition, but I'm mostly familiar with associative synesthesia, where you react to one stimulus with a sensory …

Visceral

AP PHOTOS: Deep in Israel desert, shimmering glass mountains

YERUHAM, Israel (AP) — Deep in the heart of Israel's desert, shimmering mountains of glass dominate the landscape.<p>Tiny shards, millions of them, are piled into rolling hills of green and brown. They are 50 feet high and span the length of a few soccer fields.<p>This is the junkyard at Israel's only …

In Search of Whales

By Anuar Patjane // Far out in the Pacific Ocean, my dream to dive with magnificent humpback whales finally comes true. Yet while we are out there, a …

Pacific Ocean

Vivian Maier's self-portraits

Published 28th January 2016

Street Photography

Take a Look Inside the Japanese Factory Where Fujifilm Cameras Are Made

The process involves less robots than we thought.<p>Iconic photography and imaging company Fujifilm proudly marks “Made in Japan” on virtually all of its mirrorless cameras. Largely regarded as a symbol of quality both inside and outside of the country, <i>The Verge</i> recently set out to discover what that …

FUJIFILM

Cinematic Photos of Tokyo's Streets Magically Lit up at Night

Japanese photographer Masashi Wakui routinely waits for the sun to set before embarking on a quest to capture the city of Tokyo. At night, the city's streets are peppered with paper lanterns that give off a warm glow, neon signs that act as guiding lights, and plenty of people who are basking in …

Timeless Wood Cabin has Been Continually Remodeled and Expanded Since 1959

The <i>Longbranch</i> <i>Cabin</i> has seen quite a transformation since its original construction in 1959. Located amongst the towering fir trees on the Puget Sound, creator Jim Olson (of Olson Kundig architects) has remodeled and expanded the bunk multiple times over the decades–in 1981, 1997, 2003, and 2014. In …

Architecture

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Does The Camera Matter in Photography?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA<p>One of the biggest cliché in photography today is stating that the camera doesn’t matter and all you need is vision or a good …

Characters from Classic Paintings Are Inserted into the Modern World

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov unites the past and present by giving characters from classic paintings the chance to explore our modern world. The artist skillfully utilizes Photoshop to insert vintage muses in stores, on buses, on stairwells, and in the midst of urban alleyways for his ongoing …

Art

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

rediscovered photos of the 70s hollywood skate scene

Take a trip into a world of tube socks, short shorts and empty swimming pools.<p>Photographer Hugh Holland was in the right place at the right time, he says. That place was LA and the time was 1975. "Skateboarding was happening in many places, but not like in California," he says over the phone from …

Skateboarding

connecting the dots and ​finding beauty in freckles

Photographer Brock Elbank talks to us about his new series of portraits documenting the freckled faces of the world.<p>Brock Elbank's career is as varied as the faces he photographs. He learnt his trade at Metro Studios in the 90s, working on commissions for the late Isabella Blow, before moving to …

10 Pretty Planners + Cool Calendars to Organize Your Life

It seems kind of crazy, but 2016 is right around the corner. Time really does fly, and the new year is coming at us faster than the latest batch of iPhone 7 rumors. Naturally, with a new year comes new goals, with schedules and to-do lists to help you stay on track. While we’re pretty attached to …

rediscovered photos of the 80s hip-hop scene

Sophie Bramly’s intimate snapshots of Fab 5 Freddy, Afrika Bambaataa and Run–D.M.C sat in a drawer for 30 years.<p>During the early 80s, on Saturday nights at the Roxy in downtown Manhattan and at the Bronx River Center, acts like Run-D.M.C., Afrika Bambaataa and Fab 5 Freddy created a totally new …

Henri Cartier-Bresson and Martine Franck: Love Through a Lens

Martine Franck in Switzerland in 1984.<br>Henri Cartier-Bresson—Magnum Photos<p>1 of 14<p>In a 2010 interview with Charlie Rose, photographer Martine Franck …

Sophie's Gamands pit bulls are on display in our Flora and Fauna container @Photoville and also at her solo show in Paris. #photovillenyc @sophiegamand. Last chance as today is the last day of Photoville! Photo by Tahir Karmali @tacaka

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous physicist of all time. His theory of relativity forever changed the way we perceive the world and opened …

Princeton University

Ethan Hawke: drugs deal with anxiety, they don't give you talent

Ethan Hawke talked about the effect of drugs and alcohol on acting while promoting his lead role in a Chet Baker biopic at the Toronto film festival.<p>Boyhood: we were selfish, heartless kids and we never even knew it<p>Read more<p>The Oscar-nominated star of Training Day spoke about addiction, given the …

Chet Baker

Conserving Africa's Wildlife Through Photography

How often do we see exquisite imagery of animals that isn't a “When Animals Attack” special? Photographer Nick Brandt says, “The emphasis has generally been on capturing the drama of wild animals IN ACTION, on capturing that dramatic single moment, as opposed to simply animals in the state of …

Wildlife

The power of photography: Images that changed world opinions - Telegraph