Melissa Kenney

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Breaking Down Thos. Moser’s Cumberland Chair

<i>In this month’s Deconstruction, we get an inside look into the design and creation of Thos. Moser’s Cumberland Chair, designed by Adam Rogers. Part</i> …

Moving Photographs of the Last Living Indonesian Orangutans

When Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Sandra Hoyn first encountered the Indonesian orangutans, she was struck by their humanity, discovering signs …

Portraits of Americans Living ‘Off the Grid’ and on the Road

Seattle-based photographer Andrew Waits‘ <i>Boondock</i> explores people living off the grid and on the road—”a subculture whose existence isn’t carved into …

A Breakdown of Cameras That Captured the Winning Images of World Press Photo 2015

The prestigious World Press Photo contest announced the winning photos of 2014 last week. In case you were curious, here’s a look at the cameras that …

Photographers Nude Self Portraits Blend Beautifully with Environment

<i>Original Sin</i> is a series of self portraits captured in a variety of exposed landscapes by San Diego-based photographer Catherin Colaw. Meditative and …

Frozen Sand Formations Created by Gusts of Wind

Photographer Joshua Nowicki was visiting Silver Beach County Park in Saint Joseph, Michigan, this past weekend when he came across a long beach …

Tokyo after dark: late-night debauchery in Japan – in pictures

Spanish photographer Cesar Ordoñez shows the hazy hedonism of Tokyo nightlife, from pole dancers to party-goers, in a collection of black-and-white shots he calls ‘photographic haiku’

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Things Every Bride Forgets to Do on Her Wedding Day

No matter what type of calming prewedding rituals a bride does before her wedding, the day itself is often a flurry of excitement and nerves. However, a perfect wedding day doesn't just materialize if you don't take the time to slow down and appreciate it. Here are six things every bride forgets to …

THROUGH THE LENS: Mattheau Abad

A rising photographer in L.A.’s hotbed of talent, Mattheau Abad, also known by his online<p>A rising photographer in L.A.’s hotbed of talent, Mattheau …

4 Macro Photography Tips to Inspire the Contortionist in You

Macro photography is also referred to as ‘extreme close up photography’. Macro photography personalizes images by introducing an awareness to details …

Photographer Patrick Brown and the Illegal Trade of Endangered Animals

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Carnival 2015 Around the World

Carnival season 2015 is underway across Europe and the Americas. These pre-Lent festivals, often a blend of local pagan and catholic traditions, usher out the winter and welcome in spring. The largest and most famous—the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—took place this weekend. Gathered here are …

100 Portraits of Women Artists by Barbara Yoshida

For <i>100 Portraits: Women Artists,</i> <i></i>New York City-based photographer Barbara Yoshida traveled around the world to pay tribute to dozens of her …

30 Beautiful Photography Links for Your Inspiration

It's been a very active and busy week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching online to find links to …

Graffiti Artist Creates Elegant Calligraphy Messages on Snowy Parked Cars in NYC

Graffiti artist Faust is taking advantage of New York City's frigid winter by writing elegant calligraphy on snowy cars. The anonymous artist, widely recognized for his stickers that decorate paper boxes across the Big Apple, is now targeting icy windshields and hoods. He uses the frozen surfaces …

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Gritty Snapshots Document the Wandering Lifestyle of Train Hoppers 50,000 Miles Across the US

Mike Brodie was 17 years old when he first hopped a train in 2003, intending to ride the freight all the way from Pensacola, Florida to visit a friend in Mobile, Alabama. Instead, the train went in the opposite direction to Jacksonville, where Brodie spent a few days before making his way back home …

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72 Years Later, Snubbed Captain Credited With Downing German U-Boat

High-resolution mapping sheds new light on battle off the coast of Louisiana.<p>WASHINGTON—When Herbert G. Claudius's family would ask him if he'd ever sunk an enemy submarine during his decades in the U.S. Navy, Claudius would say that he <i>thought</i> he did once. He'd seen oil and debris after a fierce …

Opinion: Why Cubans Might Have Mixed Feelings About New Relations With U.S.

There's more enthusiasm this week for released Cuban prisoners than for a new U.S. embassy.<p>Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero—those names, which mean nothing to most Americans, will be at the center of the celebrations in Havana after news of renewed diplomatic relations between …

Historic thaw in U.S., Cuba standoff - CNN.com

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- A political standoff that spanned five decades and 10 presidents began to crumble Wednesday with President Barack Obama's move to normalize relations with Cuba.<p>The announcement was the product of a year of clandestine back-channelling between the U.S. and Cuba, facilitated by …

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Reem Acra Pre-Fall 2015 Gowns

Sadly, my regular life involves zero need for formal ball gowns, but that doesn't mean I can't flirt with a few. Reem Acra's pre-fall collection was just revealed, and there are a ton of beautiful, dreamworthy creations that would <i>completely</i> work for a fairy tale princess.

Photographer Upgrades His $1 Dollar Store Camera with DIY Features and Fixes

The “Special Moments” camera is a cheap plastic 35mm camera that you can pick up at certain dollar stores for just a buck.<p>Photography enthusiast …

Homage to The City of Las Vegas: Unconventional “Attraction” Roulette Mosaic

Italy-based company <b>Friul Mosaic</b> creates designs meant “to be lived, walked upon, brushed up against, touched, cleaned, felt”. Their mosaics are …

Enchanting Misty Landscapes by Ysbrand Cosijn

For his computer-generated aerial images, Netherlands-based photographer Ysbrand Cosijn blankets the wilderness in layers of mist, imbuing his …

The Most Surprising Photos of 2014

An impersonator of Star Wars character 'Darth Vader' stands on the roof of a van during an election campaign event for t<p>... VIEW MORE<p>SERGEY …

Exclusive: 29 Instagrams That Defined the World in 2014

More from Newroz in Diyarbakir. #newroz #kurds #turkey #amed #diyarbakir #flags #somanyflags<br>Scout Tufankjian (@stufankjian) via Instagram<p>1 of 29<p>As …

4 Fantastic Moments of Animals Acting in Unexpected Ways

Animals can really surprise us sometimes! Whether it's acting like humans, showing compassion, or fantastically dodging fake gunfire, these creatures are doing the unexpected. It's endearing, hilarious, and even educational. And, luckily for us, these moments were caught on video so we can enjoy …