Kirsten Rowe

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10 Trips That Will Make You a Better Person

Skip the self-help books, and let travel transform you. These 10 trips -- from volunteering in an orphanage in Cambodia to learning environmental stewardship on an organic farm in Scotland -- will enlarge your heart, help you live more mindfully, and inspire a better version of you to emerge.<p><b>Hiking</b> …

"Don't Worry, Be Happy" and a Dirt Road in Tanzania

The t-shirt never fit. It's always been too small and, although I've squeezed into it a few times, I've never worn it outside. It's mustard yellow with dark stains under the armpits and "Don't Worry, Be Happy" emblazoned across the back. I think its crumpled up in a ball in my closest at home, but …

How to Use the Elements of Composition to Complement Each Other in Your Photographs

Composition is something that every photographer wants to understand. There’s always that need to figure out how to compose an image properly to get …

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

This Microscopic Chip Can Capture Real-Time Video Inside Our Arteries at 60FPS

Ready for your close-up? Well, I hope so, because this little guy is going to get a closer look at you than any other sensor before it. Created by …

11 Photo Lessons Every Pro Learned the Hard Way

Avoid making an embarrassing or expensive photographic mistake with these top tips from the pros. We spoke to professional photographers in a number …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

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Stunning Drone Footage from Inside the Ice Caves of a Glacier in Alaska

The filmmakers behind this video claim that it’s the “first documented drone flight inside an ice cave.” We’re not 100% certain of that, but it does …

Rumor: Sony Has a ‘Completely Different’ Medium Format Camera in the Works

One of the stranger/more exciting rumors we’ve run across in 2014 just surfaced over at <i>sonyalpharumors</i>. According to the website, two separate …

We Animals: Powerful Photos Highlight the Plight of Animals in Captivity

It took photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur 13 years to compile the photography found in her book <i>We Animals</i>, but it will take only moments for your …

No-makeup selfies: Guardian Fashion's favourites

As anyone who has been near Instagram or Facebook this week will know, Britain is in the grip of a no-makeup selfie epidemic. To wit: users are posting barefaced pictures with the hashtag #nomakeupselfies, raising more than £8m for Cancer Research in the process. Before #nomakeupselfies found a …