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Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography

The new map of middle-class London

Rising prices have made central London a no-go zone for all but the super-rich, starting a mass migration of the middle classes. This is where they’re going.<p>London’s middle-class habitats have changed beyond all recognition in the past decade. The centre is now unaffordable to all but the …

6 Eye-Catching Photos and How They Can Help You Improve Your Photography

Each photographer has their own way of approaching a scene, choosing which settings on their camera will best reflect their vision, and then crafting …

Baracoa: Cuba's best-kept secret?

Fertile forests, azure seas, foot-tapping tunes and delicious desserts – don't miss the quirky eastern city of Baracoa, Cuba<p>Christopher Columbus …

Smart picture framing

The Wundershine System makes it very easy to keep your home decorated with fresh pictures in stylish frames. Use the app to frame a new image in …

Apps

Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

Palm Springs

Fitness Truths: is this five-point plan the only diet you'll need?

Increase your real food, water, sleep and walking, and complete 100 workouts a year: Is Jean-Claude Vacassin's five-step plan the last body plan we'll ever need?<p>BY <b>Jean-Claude Vacassin</b> | 10 February 2015<p>With the January diet and exercise silly-season out of the way, now is the time that we can start …

How to become a professional photographer

<i>Turning the dream in to a day job takes guts, not to mention an eye for a saleable picture and a head for business. Recently our sister magazine</i> …

Aperture Priority vs. Shutter Priority vs. Manual Mode | Which is Best?

You may have heard it from a friend, from a popular photographer on the social media outlet of your choice, or read it on a blog somewhere. Maybe it …

Shutter Speed

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …

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the mobile phone photo app that makes money

Stockimo's an app for iPhone users who love to take photos and want to make some money.<p><i>Stock</i> is short for <i>Stock Photography</i>, which is short for</i> …

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Articles about most popular homes 2014 prefab on Dwell.com - Dwell

It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and …

Prefab Homes

The best stylish Berlin hotels

An insider’s guide to 10 of the most stylish places to stay in Berlin, including the best luxury hotels and budget accommodation.<p>The Mandala Hotel<p>Berlin, Germany<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Read expert review<p>From £ 135 per night<p>Check availability<p>Rates provided by<p>Booking.com<p>This graceful five-star …

Hospitality

Must-Watch Films 2014: The Ones To See Before The Year Is Out

There have been some cracking movies so far in 2014 and the barrage of must-watch films isn't over yet. Here's our guide to the flicks you should …

How to get the body of a Victoria's Secret model

Can you get as fit as a lingerie model in 21 days? Nilufer Atik gave it a try with a specifically designed workout<p>It’s fair to say that I do not resemble a supermodel. At 5ft 2in tall, with legs as thick as tree trunks and not even a hint of a waistline, I doubt I would look good on the cover of …

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

The best tropical holiday destinations in Asia for under £40

<b>Cambodia</b><p><b>Treehouse, Koh Rong</b><br>Cambodia’s second-largest island, Koh Rong, is under an hour from chaotic Sihanoukville by fast boat, yet it’s still so undeveloped that there’s neither mains water nor electricity. Prices are high for Cambodia – but you get to stay in a treehouse on a tropical beach. …

Crib de Rib, Gloucester Road, restaurant review

This restaurant, in swanky Kensington, is the perfect place to indulge this winter<p><b>Crib de Rib</b> 1 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4PP<p><b>Contact</b> 020 7581 0022, www.cribderib.com<p><b>Price</b> 3-4 small plates: approximately £60; cocktails £10 each<p>Ah winter! The old friend is back again. Tis’ the season of gluttony; …

The Top 10 Things Photographers Wish They Learned in Photo School

Hindsight is always 20/20 – which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

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Diwali recipe: grilled chickpea seekh kebab wraps

Diwali, the biggest celebration in the Indian calendar, is here. Anjum Anand shares a traditional vegetarian recipe to celebrate<p>Normally seekh kebabs are made with lamb mince cooked on skewers and served as they are or wrapped in thin flatbreads with some crunchy bits. This protein packed version …

Free Things to Do in New York City

Finding free activities to fill your day in the City That Never Sleeps is easier than you might think. With countless cultural attractions and a large city parks system, there's plenty to do that won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Art/Music</b><p>Skip the $25 ticket price when the <b>Museum of Modern Art</b> opens its doors, …

European Travel

This Is the Best New Restaurant in America...

The food is delicious, it's in Harlem, and we're throwing a party there, which you're invited to, tonight!<p><b>From our first-annual Food and Drink Awards, launching in full tonight!</b><p><b>Eat out in America,</b> particularly in high-end restaurants, and you tend to see the same people, eating the same dishes, and …

Restaurants

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Landscape Photography