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10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic's Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Travel Photography

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Landscape Photography

‘Melting’ Photographs Created by Printing Portraits Using Uncured Ink

Portland, Maine-based photographer Ben DeHaan has an unique—and slightly disturbing—series of portraits in a project titled “Uncured.” Each of the …

Rebecca Sharplin-Hughes' portfolio

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/25/photography<p>720<p>A review of Rebecca Sharplin-Hughes' portfolio<p>1200<p>article<p>the Guardian

The Water Rats, 1886

Miniature People Exploring a World of Food in Photo Series 'Portion Control'

Seattle-based photographer Christopher Boffoli reprises his world of little people coping with enormous edibles<i>.</i> The clever series <i>Big Appettites</i> is …

Stanley Kubrick

18 Peaceful Pictures of Animal Mothers

A mother’s love is what allows its baby to feel safe, nurtured, and cared for. Photography gives us the opportunity to capture this often unseen …

Cute Animals

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …

Digital Photography

Why Social Media Isn't Doing For Us What London's Coffee Houses Did For 17th Century

There is a lot we can learn about today’s explosion of social media from the rise of coffeehouse culture in London in the 1600s, according to Tom Standage in an opinion piece in yesterday’s <i>New York Times</i>. Standage, the digital editor at <i>The Economist</i> and author of the soon-to-be-released book …

Will the Plastic iPhone knock the iPhone 4S out of this year’s free iPhone pattern?

We’ve seen a pretty consistent pattern when a new iPhone is released: the previous model gets significantly cheaper, and the model before that tends to be widely available on free-with-contract deals. We’ve already seen the process beginning in anticipation of the 5S, with AT&T cutting the …

Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone'

Tests of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>The phones were put through a series of benchmark tests by Which? to measure processor and memory performance, which show how quickly the phone will allow photo …

Phones

Despite Grumbles, Most Actually Prefer iOS 7 Icon Designs To iOS 6, Study Finds

iOS 7 is getting a lot of mixed reaction from blogs, critics and the Twitterverse, but it’s actually winning over a lot of people, according to polls created by Polar, a mobile polling tool built by Input Factory to gauge user and community sentiment. Polar’s results find that in general, its users …

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese | BS' in the Kitchen

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese<p>Author: BS' in the Kitchen<p>Recipe type: Grilled Cheese Sandwich<p>Prep time: 20 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 30 …

Recipes

10 Meals Straight from the Farmers Market

Without a doubt, visiting the local farmers market is one of our favorite ways to get a feel for a new city we're visiting. Not only do you get to …

Beauty for darker skins: the perfect red lipstick

A crimson pout. It should be so simple – it's been a trend for centuries. Our primitive ancestors were smearing scarlet-hued berries on their mouths …

Womens Overalls: 17 Ways To Sport This Trend Like A Grown-Up (PHOTOS)

In case you didn't get the memo, overalls are back. And have been for a while. Not only is this trend from the '80s and '90s insanely comfortable, but they are also practical and incredibly stylish.<p>But they can also be difficult to wear. In terms of styling, it's important to make them look as …

Clothing

Photos of Vibrant Hotel Facades in Venice

Mention Venice, Italy and what immediately comes to mind is the Grand Canal filled with gondolas and their gondoliers carrying romance seekers from …

Europe

Stunning Views Atop the World’s Tallest Building Come to Google Street View

Rising from the desert in the Middle East are mind-blowing structures and formations. One of those just happens to be the Burj Khalifa. It’s the …

Exposure Stacking Tutorial in Adobe Photoshop

Exposure stacking is the process of taking multiple photos with different types of lighting and exposure settings, then blending them together into …

Tutorials

20 Fascinating Pictures of Lizards

Lizards are an incredible species, and also make great photo subjects. They come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. My personal favorite, …

Nature

How to Do Infrared Photography

Infrared, or IR, is a form of light wave that is not visible to the human eye. In the electromagnetic spectrum, IR waves are grouped between visible …

The man who kept the Lakota language alive

The Native American teacher and author Albert White Hat died recently. He was a member of the Rosebud Sioux tribe who dedicated himself to preserving …