Mel Angier

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The government photographer who gave a face to American poverty

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the 1930s, hundreds of thousands of poverty-stricken Dust Bowl refugees poured into California from the parched Midwest in search of food, jobs and dignity. Meanwhile, much of the country, mired in its own Depression-fueled misery, was oblivious to the ecological and social catastrophe …

Street Photography

Going Through This Exercise Will Land You Amazing Images of the Night Sky

For an outdoor photographer, images of the night sky or milky way are a bit of a panacea. It's easy to get average images, but those exceptional …

Landscape Photography

Three Mistakes to Avoid with Exposure Blending

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Landscape Photography

Top macro flower photography tips

<b>Macro photography proves that small is beautiful, and is a wonderful way to reveal the intricacies of flowers. Sue Bishops gives her tips</b><p>If I was …

Landscape Photography

Two Tips to Make Interesting Photos From Uninteresting Scenes

Sometimes, there isn’t a whole lot to a photo: nothing’s moving, or it’s a scene without a strong subject. How do you — the photographer — make it …

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Why Photographers Should Consider a Fluid Head for Their Tripod

Most still shooters use a ball head mount on their tripod, but photographer Hudson Henry wants you to reconsider. As he explains in the video above, …

Make, Don’t Take Photos

Dear friend,<p>One of the lessons I’ve learned is that in order to make more beautiful photos, we should seek to “make” (not “take”) photos.<p>I first …

A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits

<i>Aline Lerner is co-founder and CEO of interviewing.io, a platform for hiring vetted, senior software engineers. This post originally appeared at interviewing.io blog.</i><p>The first blog post I published that got any real attention was called “Lessons from a year’s worth of hiring data.“ It was my …

Employment

6 Essential Tips for Taking Good Photographs on a Bright and Sunny Day

Midday is one of the most difficult times to shoot for any photographer. The brutal truth is that cameras struggle with the extreme light and …

Storage Ideas with Wood Pallets

I was wondering a bit to see the title in the beginning but then I just realized that this storage thing is certainly one of the biggest issues we …

How I Repaired, Remodeled, and Restored an Old RV Camper

How I Repaired, Remodeled, and Restored an Old RV Camper<p>Updated on December 12, 2017<p>Older RVs: Classics and Bargains<p>Many of us cannot afford those …

Home Improvement

These cheap Soviet lenses are as out of this world as their "Jupiter" name would imply

Jupiter was a class of lens made by manufacturers of the former Soviet Union. There were quite a few different lenses in the Jupiter lineup, and in …

Time-lapse Photography

5 weird signs you're vitamin deficient

When your body is trying to tell you something— for example, that you're skimping on critical vitamins— it may go to some strange lengths. "With today's diet of processed foods, it's easy to become vitamin deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due …

Top 20 Wildlife Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

Hospitality

Best of 2015: Top 50 Photographs from Around the World

With 2015 drawing to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of our best content from the past year, including an amazing amount of truly stunning photography. Last year, we brought you a list of 37 incredible photos from 2014; this year, we're upping our game with a collection of 50 …

15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

The women of World War II were stone-cold warriors.<p>Much like their male counterparts, women in the Allied countries were clamoring to get in the game …

No, Alzheimer's is not contagious

<i>A music legend fights Alzheimer's disease on his unforgettable farewell tour. CNN Films Presents:"Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me</i>," Saturday, November 7, at 8 p.m. ET.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The headlines tossed across the front pages of British newspapers certainly sound shocking: "You can catch Alzheimer's" the …

Queen Elizabeth II: The platinum monarch?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just like her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria before her, Elizabeth II was never expected to rule; as the eldest daughter of the king's second son, Prince Albert (later King George VI), hers was a life destined to be lived in relative privacy, until the 1936 abdication of her uncle, …

Mario Macilau: The street child who became a top photographer

<b>Mario Macilau was 14 and living on the streets of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, when he got his hands on a camera. He taught himself to use it - and 12 years later he was holding a solo exhibition in Lisbon. Here he explains how he snapped his way out of poverty.</b><p>As a boy, I dreamed of becoming …

24 Hours in Paris

Seeing more than one country while you're in Europe is a breeze. Rail systems like the Eurostar are cheap and efficient, while the Eurail pass grants you access to nearly every train on the continent. Recently, some friends and I hopped a Eurostar train from St. Pancras International in London for …

British troops 'should be garrisoned in Eastern Europe to see off Russian threat'

Thinktank says Britain has duty to stand up to Vladimir Putin's strategy of creating "manageable chaos" along Nato's eastern flank<p>Britain must station permanent ground troops in allied Eastern European countries to head off Russia's aggressive foreign policy, according to a report published on …

How to Use the Brenizer Method For Better Portaits

At some point in your photography learning career, you've likely encountered the Brenizer Method. The Brenizer Method, also known as the Bokeh …

Photographer Documenting the Homeless Discovers Her Own Father Among Them

Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer and law student Diana Kim can trace her love of photography back to her father, who used to own a photography studio on O'ahu. Until just a few years ago, however, not much else connected father and daughter except for a strained relationship marked by …