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Festival of Books: Tips for travelers from safety expert Kevin Coffey

Visiting other countries should not be scary and compromise your safety. But if you take some basic precautions, it could save you a lot of headaches -- and your wallet.<p>In the "Street Smart, Street Safe" presentation Saturday at the Travel Smart Stage at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, …

Airplanes

8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

<b>1. Don't make comparisons.</b><p>Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it's far too easy to compare your current situation to one from the past. The pebbly shore off the Promenade des Anglais in Nice instantly makes you long for the black sand beaches you frolicked on in Santorini. The Pad Thai …

Adventure Photographer Andy Mann On His Unconventional Journey Into the World of Photography

Adventure photographer Andy Mann’s journey into the world of photography has been unconventional in almost every regard. Without any formal training …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

eLearning

Iranian People, Ordinary or Criminals? - Photographs and text byMehran Hamrahi | LensCulture

Currently, Iran has one of the youngest populations of any country in the world. Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Iran's population has grown to 76 million people — and 70% are under 35. But due to the policies of the current regime, the youth are deprived of basic social freedoms.<p>Iran is a …

Iranian

Masai Warriors, Elephants and Giraffes All Made an Appearance at This Stunning Wedding in Kenya

Wedding photographer Jonas Peterson has captured dozens of beautiful weddings all over the world. But even with his impressive resume and archive of …

Gold Fever - Photographs and text by Heidi Woodman | LensCulture

Ghana has a rich history in gold. Its traditions in mining and trading gold are woven into the cultural, political and economic fabric of Ghanaian society. Indeed, one could say that the country was and is quite literally built on it.<p>Formerly called the “Gold Coast” under British colonial rule, …

Africa

Fear and Loathing in Bushnell, Nebraska

Pine (Bluffs), Wyoming lay at the extreme south-eastern corner of the state, a stone’s throw from Nebraska along the Old Lincoln Highway and I-80. My …

National Geographic Photographer Cory Richards on Pushing the Boundaries of Adventure

Adventure photographer Cory Richards gave this inspiring talk earlier this year at National Geographic Live! He tells the story of his “lifelong …

Concealed: Portraits of Women Who Arm Themselves

Photographer Shelley Calton grew up in Houston, Texas and was raised by a father who owned guns for both hunting and self-defense. She and her two …

Love Radio Rwanda - Photographs and text by Anoek Steketee | LensCulture

The year 2014 marks 20 years since almost one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were murdered in the Rwandan genocide. Although there were many contributing factors to the violence, virulent hate campaigns in the media played a central role in the genocide.<p>Today, on the same frequency that in 1994 …

Rwanda

Sala de espectáculos

Project info<p>Most cities in the provinces have at least one theatre, set up by immigrants’ societies’ initiatives, such as: the Spanish association of mutual help and the Italian circles. This is how the first theatre rooms, clubs and libraries were born, and for years they remained the centre of …

Urban Design

The Day After Yesterday

Project info<p>We didn’t travel to the stars<br>People don’t live for 200 years<br>There are still wars. On Earth<br>We haven’t become kind and serene<br>There’s no need for the 3 laws of robotics<br>We still use fossil fuels<br>No food synthesisers<br>We still need roads<p>I remember Soviet Union where the future was a shared …

Soviet Union

Lattice Highlight: Coffee – From Farm to Cup

Each week we’ll highlight a special Lattice board that is news-worthy, or simply caught our eye. As you muster up your energy on winter mornings, …

Where We Live Matters

Project info<p>We often perceive slums as dark dens of poverty and despair, where criminals, juvenile delinquents, and squatters wander aimlessly amongst ramshackle, makeshift structures. We draw a clear distinction between the slum dwellers and ourselves: they are the “other”. This is how slums …

Urbanism

Steve McCurry: Don’t Focus On Your Destination So Much That You Miss the Journey

Here’s a short and inspiring video in which renowned photojournalist Steve McCurry talks about one of the big lessons he has learned over the course …

Soviet Union

Eye for an Eye - Photographs and text by Stefano Schirato | LensCulture

In Albania, the centuries-old tradition of blood vengeance has seen a renewal over the past decade. The void in the law-and-order system, left by the collapse of Communism, sent many Albanians back to the common laws of their tribal roots. These laws include the right for a family member to avenge …

The Most Expensive Photo in the World, or the Best Marketing Stunt?

The airways and Internet tubes have been filled with news that Peter Lik has sold a black and white photo of Antelope Canyon for a record setting …

How I Shot a Time-Lapse of a Large Thunderstorm Rolling Through Sydney

Shooting time-lapse is fun. Watching a big storm devour a city is fun. Doing both at the same time is ‘super’ fun.<p>Sydney has been getting hit with …

I Discovered a Treasure Trove of Unpublished Rock and Roll Photographs

About 6 months ago, I put an ad on Craigslist trying to sell a 2×12 guitar cabinet. The next day I got a response from a nice guy named PJ who was …

Pictures of the Week 12.11.14

Jos Buttler

How to Use Shutter Speed in Photography

Learning how to use shutter speed effectively can create lively pictures and give motion to your subject without blurring your picture. Let’s define …

Landscape Photography

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

Marketing

Mastering Keywords in Lightroom: Part 1

Keywording is one of those tasks that many photographers dread, put off, forget about, and then at some point in the future wish they had done more …

Harold Feinstein

A quick update as I’m heading out the door to go to Boston.<p>I got an awesome package from Ferrania in the mail today! Anne and Dave were nice enough …

Steve McCurry Its the journey not the destination

And how right he is! Watch Steve capturing one of his most iconic shots in this previously unseen Phaidon video

Destination Stories: François Fontaine, Photograms of a Dream-Like Paris, Part 2

In part two of our interview with François Fontaine, we continue our visual tour through Paris for his joint commission with Starwood Luxury …