Akshay Singh Jamwal

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Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

According to the campaigning waste charity Wrap, UK households bin 5m tonnes of edible food every year. That is 1.1m tonnes less than in 2007, a drop that, in CO2 terms, is equivalent to taking 2.2m cars off the road each year. But, clearly, there is still a lot that could be done to inspire us to …

Jamie Oliver

Panic grips Kerala as deadly Nipah virus suspected to have killed 12

A deadly and contagious virus is suspected to have killed 12 people in Kozhikode in north Kerala, leading to hundreds of people with symptoms of …

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

The Cameras That Shot the Winning Photos of World Press Photo 2018

World Press Photo announced the 2018 winners of its prestigious photojournalism contest last week, and most of the winning photos (97 of 129) were …

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

The First Black Hole Close-Up

An Earth-sized telescope will capture the unseeable.

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

7 Celebrity Photoshop Fails That You Can Never Un-See

Do you ever see a certain celebrity on the cover of a magazine and you have to look twice, because something just seems... off? That's usually thanks …

Photographers Capture Love in 8 Heartwarming Photos

Nat Geo photographers reflect on their favorite images of love and the unique stories behind them.<p>This post was originally published in February 2015.<p>This Valentine’s Day, I asked eight <i>National Geographic</i> photographers to share an image they took that captured love. From a train compartment on the …

Siblings

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, Los Angeles by Annie Leibovitz on artnet

Past Auction<p>Annie Leibovitz• <i><br>Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, Los Angeles</i>, 1995<br>• 15 x 12.76 in. (38.1 x 32.4 cm.)<p>Artist:<p>(American, born 1949)<p>Title:<p><i>Tony</i> …

Los Angeles

All Set for Country’s Second Mission to the Moon – Chandrayaan-2

The Indian Space Research Organisation is getting ready for its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan 2. The mission is on schedule and flight models are …

Space Exploration

Dutch Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Shoots Portraits In the Style Of Classic Paintings

Dutch Artist and Fine-Art Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk style is inspired by the masterpieces of old master painters. While you see your …

How Andreas Levers Does His Beautiful "At Night" Series of Photos

<i>All images by Andreas Levers. Used with permission.</i><p>We’ve featured the work of Andreas Levers here on the website before a number of times, but …

I Was a Homeless Teen Who Became an Award-Winning Wedding Photog

My name is Carsten Schertzer, and I’m a wedding photographer. My life right now is spent hopping from one wedding venue to the next, but it wasn’t …

AI can predict when we'll die — here's why that's a good thing

Artificial intelligence is proving to be a revolutionary tool across many industries, but the technology is having a particularly big impact when it comes to healthcare. Researchers are using AI to combat the flu, by building improved seasonal forecasts that inform the development of influenza …

Artificial Intelligence

Remembering the Father of the God Particle, Satyendra Nath Bose: Life, contributions, and his work with Einstein

World famous Indian scientist, Satyendra Nath Bose is known for working with Albert Einstein on the Bose-Einstein Condensate and his work on the …

How A Fashion Photographer Smartphone Edits For Instagram | Anita Sadowska

Is it always best to choose quality over quantity? Not always; especially as the importance of developing and maintaining a social media presence …

Here are my gear and methods for shooting Deep Space: Photographer Spotlight Q&A with Astrophotographer Sara Wager

Next in our Photographer Spotlight series is Sara Wager. Sara is a British astrophotographer currently based in Spain. She creates fascinating …

Photography Entrepreneurship 101: INFLUENCE

Dear friend,If you want to succeed as an entrepreneur — realize, INFLUENCE is the most important thing to cultivate.MODERN PHOTOGRAPHERMODERN …

Mind-Blowing Winning Photos Of 2017 SkyPixel Aerial Photography Contest

The 2017 SkyPixel Aerial Photo Contest is the most prominent aerial photography contest worldwide. They have different categories like Landscape, …

Watch How Black and White Films Are Made at the Ilford Photo Factory

<b>Screenshot taken from the video</b><p>Ilford, a long-time favorite black and white film brand with a whopping 137 years in the industry, is also a stalwart …

The Best Photo Book Service

After more than 40 hours of research and testing, including time spent making eight photo books and consulting with a master printer on the results, …

National Portrait Gallery

Interview With Indian Photographer Padmanabhan Rangarajan

Padmanabhan Rangarajan from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, but have spent the better part of his life in Mumbai. For Padmanabhan, photography is more about …

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

I Shot a Short Film with the Panasonic GH5S: Here Are My Thoughts

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to get my hands on the brand new Panasonic Lumix GH5S in time to start shooting for our new short film <i>4:17 AM</i>. The …

This Startup Is Using Pollution to Help Build a Clean Energy Future | Inc.com

Everywhere you look today, it seems like we're on the brink of a clean energy revolution. Electric car sales are estimated to have topped a million units in 2017. Wind and solar installations are booming with rapidly declining costs. Goldman Sachs predicts that $3 trillion will be invested in clean …

Clean Energy

I've Left Lightroom for Capture One and I'm Not Sure I Can Ever Go Back

For many, many years, I was a hardcore Lightroom user. When it comes to the way that most people work, I don’t blame them for using the product; it’s …