John Adair

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Laced Up: A Boudoir Photographer's Guide to Lingerie Shopping for Your Sessions

Take a look at any boudoir image and a trained eye will see the lighting, posing, and of course the wardrobe. Attention to detail in how each look …

Macy's

Why Full-Frame is Overrated in Photography

HAPTIC EYE CAMERA by ANNETTE KIMFull-frame is overrated in photography. Why?1. Bokeh is overratedA lot of photographers, myself included, thought …

This urban ‘tree’ cleans as much polluted air as an entire forest

Air pollution might be invisible, but it results in 7 million premature deaths each year. Fortunately, there’s a solution – the CityTree is a …

Pollution

Prada takes inspiration from graphic novels for Milan show

MILAN (AP) — A fresh breeze buffeted Italy's fashion capital during the second day of Milan Fashion Week on Sunday, both literally, bringing relief …

The Phatty electric scooter could make short trips a lot more fun

<b>No license or registration is required, but with speeds up to 20 mph, a helmet might be a good idea.</b><p>For those who don't want to ride a bike, but …

101 ways to fight climate change

The smallest contributions can counter a global challenge<p>In 2015, countries gathered from around the world to tackle one of society’s most daunting problems: climate change. The Paris climate accord established guidelines that would hold global warming to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius, with …

Sustainability

Tips For Planning A Successful Fashion Event

Image credit - Unsplash<p>In the coming months the UK will see some of the biggest events hit the fashion calendar. From the British Style Collective …

London Fashion Week

10 Sneaky Tricks Used in Food Photos

The foods you buy in the store and at restaurants are never as tasty as they look in advertising photos, but what many people might not know is that …

Ice Cream

Meet Beyoncé's Favorite New Designer

How Kelsey Fairhurst broke through the noise.<p>Need a blueprint for achieving liftoff as an emerging designer? Let Kelsey Fairhurst be your guide. After spending the past three-plus years working as a graphic designer for the CFDA, the Ohio native recently launched her own namesake line of cool …

Sketching

A California-led alliance of cities and states vows to keep the Paris climate accord intact

President Trump may be quitting the Paris accord on climate change — but forcing the rest of the nation to go along with him is proving more of a challenge.<p>Led by California, dozens of states and cities across the country responded Friday to Trump's attack on the worldwide agreement by vowing to …

Climate

Behind the Story: Racked Gets the Full Report on Fast Fashion

<b>Publication:</b> Racked<p><b>Story:</b> “Is British Fast Fashion Too Fast?”<p><b>Reporter:</b> Chavie Lieber<p><i>Fast fashion is transforming the shopping landscape. New items are made quickly and adapted to fit user wants in real time, and brands are impacting local and international economies, not to mention the environment.</i> …

20 Uses for Baking Soda in Your Home, From Cleaning to Firefighting

A little box of baking soda goes a long way toward making your house look and smell fresh. While other multipurpose grime-fighters cost a pretty …

Cleaning

A Plant 1,000 Times More Efficient at CO2 Removal Than Photosynthesis Is Now Active

The CO2 Collector<p>Yesterday, the world’s first commercial carbon capture plant began sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air around it. Perched …

University of California

This Machine Just Started Sucking CO2 Out Of The Air To Save Us From Climate Change

Climeworks carbon capture device will take the gas from the air and sell it or store it in the ground. Now we just need a few hundred thousand more–as quickly as possible.<p>Sitting on top of a waste incineration facility near Zurich, a new carbon capture plant is now sucking CO2 out of the air to …

Carbon Dioxide

Swamp Chic Goes Mainstream This Summer With Algae Shoes

Get your algae shoes this summer (via Vivobarefoot)<p>Shoemaker Vivobarefoot is preparing an “ultra-eco” take on footwear.<p>This summer, the London-based …

Are men’s clothes becoming too feminine? A new fashion trend sparks a debate

The backlash to male rompers reinforces the ‘man box’, the societal standard of what is appropriate for men to do.<p>The latest fashion trend in the US, …

Mental Health

HOW TO GO VIRAL AS A PHOTOGRAPHER.

Dear friend, I’m gonna give you some contrarian (not ‘common-sense’) advice on how to become a viral photographer — someone whose message, ideas, and …

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Quantum Physics

Robot cop begins patrolling the streets of Dubai

A robotic police officer is making its debut on the streets of Dubai — and I hope everyone there has watched <i>Robocop</i>.<p>The uniformed bot greeted visitors to the Gulf Information Security and Expo Conference. After the conference wraps on Tuesday, it will be deployed to the streets of Dubai.<p>“It's both …

Stanley Greene, photographer of indelible moments of war and disaster, dies at 68

Stanley Greene, a onetime Black Panther who became a celebrated international photojournalist, portraying war, poverty and disaster in Chechnya, Afghanistan, Iraq and the U.S. Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina, died May 19 at a Paris hospital. He was 68.<p>He had complications from hepatitis, which …

San Francisco

In August 2017, America Will See Its First Total Solar Eclipse Since 1979

Start making travel plans, because you're not going to want to miss this one.<p>It's already being called the Great American Eclipse, and it's coming on August 21, 2017. For the first time in 38 years, the shadow of a total solar eclipse will cross the lower 48 of the United States.<p>If you have seen a …

Quartz nails is a new beauty trend that really rocks

If you're into the healing power of crystals, but couldn't be bothered carrying all those heavy rocks around, the new rose quartz nail trend will …

Harajuku Girls in Handmade McDonald’s Inspired Street Fashion

Sunflower Niko and Shinkaigyo are two fun girls we met on the famous Takeshita Dori shopping street in Harajuku.In addition to their shironuri …

Puma has completely reinvented the way we lace up our sneakers

Sometimes you don’t really know what you need until you see it. Which is likely how you’re going to feel about Puma’s new way to lace up your …

This Model Is Showcasing Her Vitiligo for a Great Cause

Finding your exact shade of foundation and concealer is difficult enough when you don't have an incurable skin disease that can leave large patches of your skin pigment-free or drastically differently pigmented than the rest of your skin. That's basically what Vitiligo is — the skin disease seen on …

Photographic Proof of Climate Change: Time-Lapse Images of Retreating Glaciers

1 of 14<p>Melting glaciers<p>A team of scientists has put together photographic "proof" of climate change, revealing time-lapse photo couplets, or …

How To Shoot Fashion Portraits & The Psychology Behind Them

I grew up around women who were into fashion and within it, and that carried through my life thus far, but whereas fashion is really about the …

Photography

‘House’ Quotes For When You Need Shut Down A Know It All Co-Worker

Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) may have been the head of Diagnostic Medicine on <i>House</i>, but that doesn’t mean he was a team player. In fact, House regularly had to deal with coworkers who thought they knew just as much if not more than he did when it came to those hard-to-treat cases. They were wrong of …

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

By dropping charges against major arms targets, the administration infuriated Justice Department officials — and undermined its own counterproliferation task forces.<p>When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism …

National Security

Wingman is the dating app that lets you play matchmaker for your friends

Have you ever wanted to grab your friend's phone and seize control of their disastrous dating life? Now you can.<p>Enter Wingman, a new app launching …