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The top 10 books about the mafia

Photograph: Allstar/Cinetext/PARAMOUNT/Allstar/Cinetext/PARAMOUNT<p>Marlon Brando in the 1972 film of The Godfather.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/1/1435748345527/68d26b7e-a043-4ccb-bb9e-c51104771a46-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

Art

The Shot: The Art of Non-Retouched Photography

<i>All images by Richard Veil. Used with permission.</i><p>There are professional photographers today that have never shot on film and have grown up in the …

Why It’s Still Important to Shoot In Black And White

I’ve just read a comment from a photographer who said it’s time to stop shooting in black and white. He claimed we don’t see the world in black and …

Five Mags: The Art of Analogue Film

MagMaker / December 17, 2014<p>Why shoot on film? Anyone with either an entry-level DSLR or smartphone camera can snap some beautiful shots and share …

12 Cool 35mm Film Cameras to Buy

Whether you're a professional photographer, camera buff, or just want to capture special moments on film, traditional film cameras produce crisp …

This is Why Some Photographer Can't Stop Shooting Film

In a world dominated by digital electronics, where most photographers, professional or not, are initially measured by the power and price of their …

Simple to Understand Meditation Instructions

Meditation Instructions<p>I would like to offer very simple and effective meditation instructions that is both relaxing and profound. It is the …

Meditate and Change Your Life

We live in a time when we tend to look so far ahead into the future that we may lose sight of what's going on in our lives at the moment. I know I used to find myself running so far and so fast that I missed an entire year here and there.<p>All that changed when I began meditating.<p>Meditation stills …

What Is a Chakra?

Read More About The Other Chakras<p>The Sanskrit word <i>Chakra</i> literally translates to wheel or disk. In yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, this term refers …

Spirituality

The Top 10 Fiction Books For Non-Fiction Addicts

For a mere 20 years or so, I refused to read fiction. Read something that someone just made up? I can do that myself, thanks.<p>That was the attitude at …

10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

The Importance Of Solitude In Photography

Solitude gives you time to reflect and discover yourself. Photograph/Sarang Naik<p><i>Sarang Naik shares his thoughts on solitude and why it is necessary</i> …

How Art History Can Improve Your Photography

During some part of your training as a photographer, whether self taught or classically trained, you've probably been told to study images taken by …

How Do You Know If You’re Priced Right?

In every business, and every industry, a decision has to be made as to what value a certain product or service holds and what the consumer should be …

Building a Photo Brand From the Ground Up: Tips from Art Wolfe

Art Wolfe has been photographing the natural world for the past thirty years. His work has taken him all over the planet, and many of his adventures …

How Self-Portraiture Makes you a Better Photographer

As long as art has existed, so too has the self-portrait. Van Gogh famously painted more than 30 self-portraits, using the available subject-of-self …

10 Helpful Tips to Jumpstart Your Stock Photography Business

If you are like me, you’re new to the stock photo industry. I have been taking photos for 13 years now, and have previously been on the buyer’s side …

How To Add Effective Keywords To Your Photos & Get Discovered By Buyers

You have taken the perfect shot, uploaded it to your 500px account, and now you are ready to license it on <b>500px</b>. But how can you be sure your image …

10 Tips for Improving Your Use of Color in Your Photographs

Though we create photographs that include color all the time, that doesn’t mean we are always making photographs in which we are using color. The …

Top 12 Image Editing Skills Every Photographer Should Know

Before you start editing, make sure that you have a good image work flow. This means saving originals in a separate place to prevent you from …

Great Tip To Recover Shadow Detail In Photoshop

It doesn’t matter if you’re shooting outdoors or indoors, you can’t really escape certain limitations of your camera sensor. High contrast situations …

5 Reasons Your Photography Isn't Improving

The evolution of a photographer is rarely a linear one. We get better, we get worse, we think we’re improving but we’re not, and then with some luck …

15 Easy Ways to Improve Your Photo Skills Without Buying New Gear

New cameras, lenses and accessories open up the possibility of fresh adventures in photography. In reality though, most of us have to make do with …

21 Dreamlike Film Photos by Oleg Oprisco That Will Blow Your Mind

Oleg Oprisco is a photographer based in Ukraine whose magical, dreamlike photographs have been shared far and wide on the Internet. In an age where …

Rediscovering the pleasure of black and white photography with the Fuji X100s - MirrorLessons

With the advent of digital photography, black and white has often, if not always, become a post-processing option rather than a style to adopt during …