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Travelers

Use Texture to Make Your Black and White Photos Pop

There are a lot of factors that help a black and white photo become truly eye-catching. The use of shadows and light, for example, give the image …

Landscape Photography

Queen's 90th year marked by fashion and rock photographer

Previously unreleased image of monarch with Prince Charles taken by Nick Knight, renowned for cutting-edge work<p>A previously unseen portrait of the Queen by a photographer famed for his work on album covers and fashion has been released by Buckingham Palace to mark the end of the year in which the …

Family

How far do planes fall during turbulence – and where in the world is it most common?

Turbulence is the most common cause of injury to air passengers: in the US alone there are an estimated 58 injuries each year due to turbulence, and yesterday (June 18) 26 people were hurt, including four seriously, after turbulence struck a China Eastern flight from Paris to Kunming Changshui …

Spectacular rooftops around the world – in pictures

Rooftops: Islands in the Sky is a new book by Taschen showcasing the best architect-designed roofs around the world. It features the most beautiful and imaginative urban retreats, from New York City to Singapore

Architecture

Add Impact and Drama to Your Landscape Photos with These Easy Composition Techniques (VIDEO)

Marcus McAdam is a professional landscape photographer from one of the world’s most picturesque locations—Scotland’s Isle of Skye, which offers …

Landscape Photography

Awesome Is What The 2016 National Geographic 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' Winners Are

Just like last year, the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest amaze and astound us.<p>This year the Grand Prize goes to Greg Lecoeur’s jaw-dropping shot of the feeding frenzy that accompanies sardine migration along the Wild Coast of South Africa.<p>Additional …

Straighten That Horizon and Keep Those Pixels

Every once in awhile a grab shot comes along where everything works but the horizon is askew. To fix a crooked horizon, the standard procedure is to …

Tutorials

Nature Photographer Captures Stunning Images of African Wildlife at Night Under Moonlit Skies

Brendon Cremer is a wildlife and nature photographer known for his stunning images of exotic animals in Africa. Among his most spectacular …

Photography

London: Muslim-owned restaurant offers free Christmas lunch to homeless and elderly

Shish Restaurant in Sidcup makes kind offer to vulnerable so that 'no-one eats alone'.<p>A Turkish restaurant in an outer London suburb has been widely …

How to use Portrait Mode like a pro

Portrait Mode has quickly become the standout feature on the iPhone 7 Plus. When you get the new dual-lens camera in the hands of pro photographers, it’s not hard to see why.<p>Apple published a new guide today that reveals how photographers are using the new Portrait Mode. Most of the tips are pretty …

Beautiful Pictures Taken with a Huawei P9 by Guillaume Flandre

As we presented you previously, Huawei proposes to photographers, for its campaign #DontSnapShoot, to post their best pictures took with a Huawei P9 …

22 fascinating early images of Heathrow Airport

Donald Trump

Alec Baldwin Says He'll Stop Doing His Trump Impersonation If the President-Elect Releases His Tax Returns

"Release your tax returns and I'll stop."<p>Donald Trump has made it very clear that he isn't the biggest fan of Alec Baldwin's impersonation of him <i>—</i> so this weekend, the actor decided to make him an offer.<p>After the president-elect took to Twitter on Saturday to call <i>SNL</i> "unwatchable" and to express …

London's greatest lost buildings

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

We Hand-Craft World Globes The Same Way They Were Made Hundreds Of Years Ago

We invited Berlin photographer Ana Santl into our private London art studio for the day, to see what daily life is like for a traditional globemaker. …

Documenting 25 Years of Cuba's Overlooked Optimism

Starting with a trip to find long-lost relatives in the late 80s, photographer Manuello Paganelli has visited Cuba dozens of times, documenting a vibrant, optimistic side of the nation's culture.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from photographer Manuello Paganelli's new photo book 'Cuba: A Personal</i> …

Cuba

Why I Love London in the Winter

For me, the unofficial start of London’s holiday season is awash in poppy red—the flowers that seem to adorn every lapel and storefront in the city to honor Remembrance Day. I am always blown away by the sense of solidarity the occasion continues to bring to the English capital.<p>While the city isn’t …

Fidel Castro

Photography 101: How to Use Your Digital Camera and Edit Photos in Photoshop

In order to create beautiful photos, you have to start with the fundamentals. Whether you want to take better pictures of your family or friends, …

Plot like a pro

How to plot your novel without losing your mind<p>I’m now accepting students for my 8-week online course, PLOT LIKE A PRO. In this class, we’ll take the …

Is your fridge all wrong? The secrets of food organisation

Why you should banish tomatoes, onions and eggs from your fridge - and store champagne there instead<p>Did you know peaches, plums, and pears, emit a gas that makes vegetables go rotten? And that eggs can absorb odours?<p>If you're finding your grocery haul isn't stretching quite as far as it should, …

What's the best way to sleep on a plane?

No-one wants to spend the first 36 hours of their holiday recovering from a flight. At some point in the journey, it is a good idea to try and grab some sleep. Telegraph Travel has put together these ten top tips that should help you arrive refreshed.<p>Splurge on your seat<p>Let's start with the most …

Donald Trump

Future Mapping Company Berlin

Though maps began as utility-minded reference tools, they've always had artistic elements. From elaborate compass roses and sea monsters that lurk near remote coastlines to carefully selected color palettes, the aesthetics of maps sometimes even trump accuracy. We've been following Future Mapping …

Lineup

3 Days In Meteora

Couple of weeks ago I finally have a chance to see and photograph Monasteries of Meteora. I knew they are amazing. I knew they are breathtaking… at …

London's most unusual brunches

Fancy quinoa waffles, bacon naan or unlimited milkshakes for breakfast? We reveal London's quirkiest - and best - brunch spots. Come hungry...<p>Whether you're tucking into towers of pancakes, lashings of Hollandaise sauce or trusty fry-up, there’s nothing a good brunch can’t solve. If you’re bored of …

Hello, is this planet Earth? by Tim Peake - in pictures

Based on over 150 photographs taken by British astronaut Tim Peake, the book documents his six months on the International Space Station

Space Science