Kathleen Griffon

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Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over

When I got to New York, I joined the thousands of people gathering in silence for John Lennon<p>Wim Wenders reckons he took more than 12,000 Polaroids between 1973 and 1983, when his career as a film-maker really took off, but only 3,500 remain. “The thing is,” he says, “you gave them away. You had …

San Francisco

These photos just won the Bird Photographer of the Year Awards 2017

<b>This year’s Bird Photographer of the Year Awards have left us with spectacular images of our amazing natural world.</b><p>It is now the second year of this …

Nature Photography

The Three Elements of Every Photograph

Today, I’d like to talk about three key elements that I feel make up each and every photograph we take. Of course they are not the only elements, but …

Landscape Photography

The Prevailing Winds of Hills and Heritage

Appalachia pulls at me like a haunted memory. There is an ineffable force that compels me to suspend reality and embrace superstition and myth. It is a longing to hold on to my culture and history in spite of the modern world. The nebulous forests, enveloping moss and dark corners seem to tell a …

Dialects

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A swimming jaguar, a new species of frog, and a racoon are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

WASHINGTON — Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned Friday after telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with his appointment of Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier, as his new communications director.<p>After offering Mr. Scaramucci the job on Friday morning, Mr. Trump …

Donald Trump

There's only one way for the US to reach energy independence

Achieving energy independence in the US is one environmental issue Democrats and Republicans can agree on.<p>It's easy to see why we should produce our own energy — relying on other countries for oil, natural gas, and coal (the biggest sources used today) can get complicated. It can lead to wars, or …

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Major insurance groups call part of health bill 'unworkable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the insurance industry's most powerful organizations say a crucial provision in the Senate Republican health care bill …

First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting science textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, dyed it, and then watched the DNA replicate itself. The footage, alone, is fascinating. But the real shocker comes with what scientists discovered from the footage. They …

Another Hollywood star 'joked' about killing Trump, but no one's laughing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Actor Johnny Depp on Thursday became the latest US celebrity to invite controversy by making a thinly veiled allusion to the killing of President Donald Trump, asking the crowd at the Glastonbury arts festival in England, "When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?"<p>…

Donald Trump

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

How Simple Lighting Techniques Can Dramatically Enhance Your Photography

It doesn't matter if you shoot weddings, portraits, or work in the commercial world. With the smallest about of kit and a little bit of knowledge you …

Photography

Biopsies are seen as the best way of detecting the illness – but they have traditionally often required invasive techniques<p>Researchers are developing tests that could make cancer detection so painless that it becomes part of routine check-ups, experts said, as new developments in such “liquid …

Cancer

With healthcare in turmoil, Senate Republicans are under pressure to buck Trump

Senate Republicans face increasing pressure to rescue health insurance markets and protect coverage for millions of Americans amid growing fears the Trump administration is going let the markets collapse.<p>In recent days, leading hospitals, physician groups, health insurers and the U.S. Chamber of …

FILM PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS BY ERIC KIM

Dear friend, To announce the exciting release of FILM NOTES, here are all the practical film photography tips I’ve learned I want to share with you: …

One Night in Bruges - How I Shot One of My Best Selling Stock Photographs

The best laid plans of mice and men as they say. As photographers we often plan the hell out of shoots only to find our plans lie in ruin when we …

Cortex Camera App Review | One Of The Best Photography Apps, Period

I suspect in two years time the gap between the performance of phone cameras and all but the top 1% of dedicated point-and-shoots will be diminished …

Mobile Photography

About 37,000 AT&T workers go on three-day strike

About 37,000 AT&T Inc workers, or less than 14 percent of the company's total workforce, began a three-day strike on Friday after failing to reach an agreement with the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier over new contracts.<p>This is the first time that AT&T wireless workers are on strike, which could result …

Wireless

Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the …

Doomsday Arctic seed vault 'breached after permafrost melts'

It has been called the Noah's Ark for seeds, an underground vault in the Arctic to protect the world's crops in the event of a doomsday scenario.<p>But the Global Seed Vault has reportedly been breached after soaring temperatures made the deep permafrost, designed to provide "fail-safe" protection, …

Planet Classification: How to Group Exoplanets

With thousands of exoplanet candidates discovered, astronomers are starting to figure out how to group them in order to describe them and understand …

Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety<p>Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young people’s mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health …

Social Media

Nicki Minaj Is Starting An 'Official Charity' To Pay Off Student Loans

And tuition too.<p>Last weekend, hip-hop living legend Nicki Minaj made waves when she decided ― seemingly spontaneously ― to start making tuition and student payments for straight-A students who reached out to her via Twitter.<p>On Friday, Minaj followed up over Instagram, describing some of the …

Human Landscapes of Mexico

Mexico is an enormous and diverse country, with approximately 120 million people living in 770,000 square miles (2 million sq km). Modern Mexicans, as well as prehistoric cultures, have been reshaping the land to their needs for centuries, much of that impact visible from aerial and satellite …

Mexico

Neuroscience Says Doing These Activities Will Help Keep Your Brain More Focused | Inc.com

Technology has made life so much easier and more convenient. I was literally speechless the first time I deposited a check to my bank from my smartphone.<p>But technology, unfortunately, has also made life more challenging in ways we never imagined. Studies have been saying for years that our frantic …

The Brain

Protesters greet Paul Ryan outside Success Academy

House Speaker Paul Ryan was greeted by protests as he arrived at Success Academy 1 charter school in Harlem on Tuesday afternoon.<p>Several hundred protesters began crowding the streets at about 11 a.m., mostly chanting about the Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. By the time Ryan …

McConnell defends Senate health care group that had no female members

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing criticism on why there are no female members in the health care working group, defended his caucus Tuesday.<p>"Nobody's being excluded based upon gender," the Kentucky Republican told reporters. "The working group that counts is all 52 …

With Obamacare under GOP attack, New York could fight back with a single-payer plan

<b>Health care activists (Getty/Kevin Hagen)</b><p>New York may be the first states to escape the Trumpcare threat by offering a single-payer option to all residents<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>May 9, 2017 8:59am (UTC)<p>Last week the House of Representatives passed a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, cutting …

McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell invited all Republicans on Tuesday to join with what's been an all-male working group of GOP …