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Kitchen of the Week: A Katrin Arens Design in Sardinia with 250-Year-Old Wood<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Pared-Back Furniture from Stattmann Neue Moebel, a …

7 Signs That You Have Over-Processed Your Photographs

Modern cameras give us great images without having to do too much to them. Many of us, however, realize that with a little post production we can …

Tutorials

The Mi Band Will Track Your Workouts And Unlock Your Phone For $13

It might not come to the States, but Xiaomi’s new fitness tracker represents the future of the low-end wearables market.<p>On Tuesday, popular Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi revealed the Mi Band, a dirt cheap $13 Fitbit that promises the full range of things that most fitness trackers do. That includes …

Wearable Tech

German-made camera used to take iconic Times Square kiss picture at the end of Second World War sells for $150,000

• Alfred Eisenstaedt used Leica IIIa rangefinder to capture famous image<br>• Camera which took picture heralding Allied victory was made in Germany<br>• Jewish …

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

The Amazing History Of London’s Most Enduring Logo

For over a century, the London Underground Roundel has gotten into the DNA of some of the world’s top designers. A new book explores how.<p>It is hard to imagine a simpler symbol than the one that brands every London bus, subway, and station, the London Underground Roundel. Although little more than a …

England

Bodhi, an Adorable Shiba Inu, Sports Fashionable Ensembles for Menswear Dog Blog

Based in New York, Bodhi is the main model on the Menswear Dog Blog, a new website that just launched this year. Menswear Dog or MWD is a site put …

An App That Uses Geometry To Help You Break Creative Blocks

Reform is a stylish new app aimed at designers, with geometric puzzles that just might inspire fully formed ideas.<p>First-year undergraduate architect and design majors know the scenario very well. Given a range of flat polygons of different sizes–a circle and triangle or a rhombus and trapezoid–the …

Graphic Design

Tips to Overcome Fear & Tension as a Street Photographer

Are you comfortable photographing strangers in the street? What holds you back from getting the shots you want? In an impassioned monologue, …

Flower Photography: 4 Quick Tips for Great Tulip Photos

Armed with the four simple, yet very effective strategies that I will share here, you can venture out to capture tulips, or any flowers, in a …

Hand-Crafted Leather Camera Bags that Won’t Break the Bank

Leather messenger bag-style camera bags don’t come cheap. A cursory search on B&H Photo will reveal prices that often run in the $300+ range for …

Street and Nature Photography – An interview with Erik Witsoe

Do you have any formal training in photography?<p>Not formally, no. Although I am trained as an artist and have spent much of my life developing those …

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

Friday Happy Hour: Laid Off Sun-Times Photographer Details Life After Layoffs

Tumblr and the iPhone were the tools of choice for former Sun-Times photographer Robert Hart, who started this blog to document his life after being …

5 Ways to Improve Your Photography Without Spending More Money

Photography is an art, much in the same way painting and sculpting is, however the initial investment to produce art is usually much higher compared …

Letterpress Poster

Three Photography Projects That Will Improve Your Skills

When it comes to improving your photography, it's hard to beat the tried-and-true method of learning by doing. Photography projects will give you …

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A Bicycle Mudguard That Recoils Like A Slap Bracelet

Surprise showers when you’re on a ride? No worries! Plume has got you–and your rear wheel–covered.<p>You’re going to get wet when biking in the rain. Fact. But there’s nothing worse than getting caught in a surprise downpour, dismounting at your destination, and finding a gross stripe of street grit …

Stainless Steel

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Timothy Archibald: ECHOLILIA and Stereoscopy Photographs

I often think about how lucky we are as photographers to have a second language, a visual language that allows us to express ourselves in unlimited …

American beauty: Vanessa Winship's photos of still, small-town US life

When I first wrote about Vanessa Winship in 2011, she had just become the first woman to win the Henri Cartier-Bresson award since its inception in …

How The Internet Helped One Photog Find a Mystery Couple Using Only Old Slides

Harry and Edna Grossmann’s stories ended in 1986 and 1983, respectively. A long-time married couple, they never had kids, and instead chose a life of …