Miriam Millan

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5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Higher Education

Eddie Stern: Yoga To Rewire Your Brain & Activate Your Genes For Radical Well Being!

From Madonna & Gwyneth Paltrow to Russell Brand, Eddie Stern is known as the Downtown New York Ashtanga yoga Guru encouraging self-discipline & independence. Watch his ONE WORLD conversation with Deepak Chopra now on NEWSWIRE.FM: http://newswire.fm/one_world/videosub.php?guest_id=115

Deepak Chopra

Flickr Taking Heat from CC Photographers for Selling Their Work as Wall Art Without Compensation

Flickr — a site that sometimes seems like the punching bag of the photo community — is again taking heat from photographers, this time over their …

Environment: News & features

Climate 101: How global warming is making heat waves and precipitation more extreme

Extreme weather and climate events are one of the most tangible impacts of global warming so far. Such extremes hit close to home, whether you live …

New York is facing its biggest threat ever, and people are still in denial

Some would say it has already arrived.<p>The OECD ranked New York City among the 10 cities most vulnerable to rising sea levels with 2.9 million people and $2.1 trillion in assets exposed to storm surges by 2070 if sea levels keep rising.<p>And a new report from the Annals of the New York Academy of …

Climate Change

Digital camera reviews, photography techniques, photography gallery and photography forums

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

Cameras

Does newer, more expensive necessarily mean better? What makes a "good" lens mechnically and optically? More of an intro piece than advanced discussion.

<i>Last updated on June 27, 2012</i><p>Introduction<p>In this article, we'll take a look at what makes a "good" lens and the various aspects one must look at when …