Lee Chichester

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Custom Cam: The Best Professional iPhone Camera App Yet

Videographer and photographer Daan van de Westelaken was on a quest to find the perfect camera app for his iPhone. It's one thing to have all the …

8 Notable Novels by Twentysomething Women

Few things are as inspiring as a wonderful book written by a hardworking, talented young woman.<p>Sometimes writers need a lifetime to find their voices and tell the stories inside them; other times their words can't be contained. Here, eight award-winning books that were all written by women in their …

Ten Essential Tablet Apps for Creative Urges

Unleash your (mobile) creative genius.<p>The tablet … it has a reputation. No matter how many thrilling ads Apple puts out about composing verses and doing crazy cool DJ stuff with iPad, people often consider it more of a media consumption device than something you use to create things.<p>Fortunately, …

This self-taught artist began painting at 48 and rose to international fame just a year later

Contrary to the common belief that genius emerges in the young, it’s been found that major creative breakthroughs tend to happen in our late 30s. But new talents can emerge at any point in life.<p>Helen Downie, a London-based artist, discovered painting at 48—and, without any formal training, rose to …

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The Deep Space of Digital Reading - Issue 32: Space

In <i>A History of Reading</i>, the Canadian novelist and essayist Alberto Manguel describes a remarkable transformation of human consciousness, which took …

The Brain

The best fiction books of 2015

<b>1. The Story of the Lost Child</b>by Elena Ferrante (Europa, $18)<p>Elena Ferrante's latest work completes a quartet of novels that just might rank as "the …

9 Books From 2015 That Everyone Over 50 Should Read

The holidays are the perfect time to play catchup.<p>This past year has been chock-full of incredible reads, thanks, in part, to highly-anticipated releases from authors such as Harper Lee and John Banville. There have been books about falcons and friendship and everything in between. As always, there …

50 Fantastic Facts About The English Language

This month, words and language Twitter account @HaggardHawks celebrated its second year online. Since December 2013, it has been providing a daily dose of rare and unusual words, surprising language facts, peculiar etymological stories, and all manner of other linguistic tidbits and trivia covering …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2015. (Ranked in no particular order.)

5 Tricks to Improve Adobe Lightroom CC Performance

No matter how much you enjoy the editing stage of photography, you probably want to work through it as efficiently as possible. For Lightroom users, …

Tutorials

How to Use the Local Adjustments Tools Inside Lightroom

Whenever you take a photo, no matter what the subject, it would be extremely unusual if it couldn’t be improved in some way by making local …

Here Are The 2015 National Book Awards Winners

The winners were revealed at the 66th National Book Awards ceremony.<p>Adam Johnson was one of BuzzFeed Books' first contributors.<p>You can read more about <i>Between the World and Me</i> here.

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