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19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Photographer Shoots Shapes of Light in Spanish Landscapes

During a trip through Spain, French photographer Nicolas Rivals set up geometric shapes of light and shot long-exposure photos of them glowing in …

Photographer Chronicles Her Husband's Depression Through Intimate Portraits

“Where words failed us, the pictures filled in the blanks," photographer Maureen Drennan explains.<p>When photographer Maureen Drennan was growing up, she spent part of her time in Block Island, Rhode Island, whose landscape is characterized by foggy skies and still waters. “It was a lonely time,” she …

Portrait Tip: Flash and Shade Don’t Mix, Here’s How You Fix That

Nearly every photographer has spent a portion of a session bouncing from tree to tree, placing their subjects in the patches of shade that these …

ACCURATE

Using Coloured Filters in Black and White Photography

Black and white filters let you control how colours are converted to shades of grey. Use them to get the right contrast and mood in your photos.<p>A …

Landscape Photography

How 10 Architects Used The Same Box Of 1,200 White Legos

Put down that rendering software. Pick up the Lego.<p>Lego is the great equalizer. It requires no skill to wield, unlike CAD software or cardboard models. So when the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) shipped boxes of Lego bricks to some of the top architecture firms in the world, what it got back …

Wastewater

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

moma are launching a totally free photography course

Put down Instagram, pick up that old film camera, and learn photography from one of the best museums in the world.<p>We're bombarded with so many images now we might feel that we're all authorities on the finer points of visual culture, we have all the equipment in the palms, but beyond the Instagram …

8 Masculine Colours To Redefine Your Man Cave

Here’s our top pick of colours you need to be fearlessly diving into this year, as predicted by the colour connoisseurs, Pantone.<p>2016 sees a year …

How photographers capture the soul of a building - CNN Style

Written by Tish Wrigley, CNN<p>From Stonehenge and royal palaces to the skyscrapers that define a modern city's skyline, great building can encapsulate their eras.<p>"Every great architect is -- necessarily -- a great poet", said legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. "He must be a great original …

Architecture

This Photog Just Can't Seem To Get His Girlfriend To Pose For Photos

But the results are pretty great.<p>It's like they always say: If at first you don't succeed in photographing your loved ones, try, try again.<p>Mikaël Theimer, a Montreal-based photographer, took matters into his own creative hands when his girlfriend Marion refused to pose for him -- by documenting all …

The story behind this incredible New Year’s Eve ‘Manchester masterpiece’ photo

An image capturing New Year’s Eve in Manchester has been likened to a “beautiful painting” on social media<p><b>Update:</b> Reveller in epic ‘Manchester masterpiece’ photo doesn’t remember a thing<p>It’s a moment that has been shared around the world and now a New Year’s Eve reveller has revealed exactly what …

Social Media

The world's most beautiful airport control towers

How To Photograph The Female Face – Portrait Photography

Whether it’s a wife, girlfriend, daughter or even a complete stranger – when you photograph a female’s face, she expects you to make her look …

Sammy Slabbinck: a modern Magritte

Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck raids old copies of Paris Match to make works that tease - and terrify<p>Sammy Slabbinck began buying midcentury magazines in his teens. It was the early Nineties and every weekend he would scour the flea market in his home town of Bruges.<p>The best art exhibitions on …

Delightfully Bizarre Editorial Pairs Elaborate Jell-O Concoctions with Vintage-Inspired Fall Fashion

If there’s one food item that has continued to beguile the American masses over the last century, it’s jello. Since it first graced the pages of</i> …

Fall Fashion

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

Chai Wan Fire Station - Photographs by Chan Dick | LensCulture

<i>Chan Dick (陳的) is a commercial photographer whose personal works have received as much as, if not more, public attention than his commercial works. In 2014, his photo series “No Compromise” portrayed student activists who were aspiring to make social progress in Hong Kong’s political scene. And in</i> …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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10 Things Every Serious Entrepreneur Knows That You Don’t

Aspiring Entrepreneurs are popping up everywhere in hopes of following in the footsteps of the cashed up risk takers and uber successful they look up …

Top 5 Tips for Flattering Portrait Photography

Looking for tips to take better photos? Well, you’ll find some of the most valuable ones here. These only cover the basics, but we recommend that you …

Lighting 201: The Flash Modifier You Already Own

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 201.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>In this …

Tutorials

4 Tips For Shooting Low to the Ground

Choosing a low vantage point can create a very immersive viewing experience. It can provide a sense of what is underfoot at a location in addition to …

Landscape Photography

Interview: Beautifully Ethereal Portraits Blur the Line between Dreams and Reality

Parisian-born, Los Angeles-based fine art photographer Lola Mitchell blurs the line between painting and photo, beauty and unease, and dreams and reality in her digitally manipulated images of ethereal women drifting in watery realms. Staged primarily near, above, or underneath the surface of …

What to Expect from a Cropped Sensor and a Full Frame Sensor

A while ago, our fearless Light Stalking leader posted a question on Facebook asking for topics that would interest our readers. One of the responses …

My Girlfriend Shot Her Own Engagement Without Knowing It

I’ve often looked at engagement shoots, and there are generally two types. One is when a couple are already engaged so is more of a pre-wedding …

Northwoods Journals - Photographs and text by Kurt Simonson | LensCulture

I must have been ten or eleven years old when I first ran across the peculiar envelope that bore my grandmother’s shaky handwriting: “Not to be opened until my death.” Tucked in her top dresser drawer amidst other valuables, its striking phrase burned into my memory at a young age. I don’t know …

Comedy

The Wake - Photographs and text by Christian Vium | LensCulture

<i>Christian Vium is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as named in the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards. He was also one of the eight “jurors’ picks.” Here is his winning entry and artist’s statement. Below, you can also read an interview and learn what made his work so special in</i> …