Mark Walton

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Exploring the Beauty of 10 Photography Genres

I love portraiture. Taking photos of expressions, movements, and spontaneous reactions fills me with childlike excitement. This was the only genre I …

White House Makes Hard-Line Demands for Any ‘Dreamers’ Deal

WASHINGTON — The White House on Sunday delivered to Congress a long list of hard-line immigration measures that President Trump is demanding in exchange for any deal to protect the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers, imperiling a fledgling bipartisan push to reach a legislative …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

The Crisis in the Arctic

It’s warming faster than anywhere else on Earth, but there are signs of hope.<p>Jose Kusugak, a leader of the Arctic Native Inuit community, wrote this in a book on Arctic climate entitled “The Earth is Faster Now”: “<i>Finding examples of the effects of climate change is easy and endless. I know Inuit,</i> …

Global Warming

Why I Can't Love the Fujifilm X-Pro2

Some may say I'm squarely in the Fuji fanboy camp. I love their cameras and lenses, and will sing their praises whenever I feel it is due. However, …

Moroccan Lamb Tagine

One of my favorite winter dinners is a warm, satisfying bowl of stew. And I'm not alone; if you think about it, each nationality has its own version …

10 Easy Ways to Help You Develop Your Creative Eye

No matter how great a photographer is, they had to start at some point. Ansel Adams, at some point in his life, was fumbling around with his first …

Landscape Photography

Pew survey: Republicans are rejecting reality on climate change | Dana Nuccitelli

Only 48% of Americans – and 15% of conservative Republicans – realize that humans are causing global warming<p>Climate scientists have 95% confidence that humans are the main cause of global warming over the past six decades. Their best estimate attributes 100% of global warming since 1950 to human …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

What would happen if the world suddenly went vegetarian?

Eliminating meat from our diets would bring a bounty of benefits to both our own health and the planet’s – but it could also harm millions of people.<p>People become vegetarians for a variety of reasons. Some do it to alleviate animal suffering, others because they want to pursue a healthier …

Agriculture

Do street photographers need to get a signed model-release form? Here’s some handy legal guidance

<b>Amateur Photographer (AP) is often asked about the legal rights of street photographers when it comes to publication of images. Photo rights lawyer</b> …

Street Photography

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Dynamic range of the Sony A7R II

Tiff made fun of me on our upstate walk when I told the camera to dramatically underexpose this.But modern Sony sensors are so good that I knew that …

The Best Beach In The World Is One You've Never Heard Of

With so many famous beaches on this planet, you'd think it would be easy to guess which one is "the best beach in the world." Is it a Caribbean oasis in St. Barts? A Greek isle? The infamous Copacabana?<p>Nope, <b>the best beach in the world is one you've likely never heard of</b>. Brace yourself for the …

Beaches

Our Favorite Photos of the Food We Eat, From Plow to Plate

From sugarcane farmers in Mozambique to fishermen on the Philippines's Sulu Sea, here's a collection of some of the best photographs from our Future of Food series.