Molly Blackburn

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Chances Are High Your Butt Is Asleep, and Here's How to Wake It Up

Physical therapist Chris Kolba recently coined the term dormant butt syndrome, and made the news with his catchy phrase. News of the newly named issue even made it onto "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me," the NPR news quiz, where I first heard the term. But this phenomenon has long been acknowledged, even …

Photographer Captures Stunning South Korean Landscapes Reflected in Mirror-Like Lakes

South Korean photographer Jaewoon U has gathered quite the following on 500px, and rightly so. His majestic landscape shots of his home country are nothing if not magical, overflowing with colors and rich details. The Seoul-based artist is particularly skilled at capturing beautiful outdoor scenery …

Photography

Grandiose Baroque Library in Prague Is a Stunning Kingdom for Books

Prague's Klementinum library was opened in 1722 and has easily become one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. Aside from housing over 20,000 novels for your reading pleasure, this location showcases absolutely stunning Baroque architecture. As you're perusing various timeworn bookshelves, …

Books
France

Sotheby's Is Auctioning Off What Might Be the World's Largest Cat Painting

Like art, love cats, and have $200,000 to $300,000 lying around? On November 3, as part of its 19th Century European Art sale, Sotheby’s is selling …

Unconventional Bride Decides to Be Her Own Wedding Photographer

When Tallinn, Estonia-based photographer Liisa Luts and her fiancé decided to get married, they wanted a simple and unconventional wedding without any fuss or fanfare. As Luts told us in an email, the couple wanted to avoid the stress of traditional ceremonies, which involve an infinite number of …

Weddings

The best spots for taking gorgeous photographs in Prague

Prague is a city of eccentricities.<p>Take, for example, the architecture that dots the city's landscape. It ranges from the communist-era Žižkov …

Discover Prague: A Stunning Photo Tour of The City of a Hundred Spires

A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992, the historic capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague, is a photographer’s dream.<p>Not the gaudy, glittering …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Apps

What Time Is It? With Watches This Pretty, Who Cares?

We’ve addressed the importance of the investment diamond earring, but when it comes to minding the time, most of us are prone to wearing something understated. And while they do the job in a chic enough package, what about those who are looking for something truly dazzling? Enter the latest …

Jewelry

The most incredible Chinese cities you've never heard of

Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong are China’s glamour triplets. Everybody knows them, everybody wants to see them (and hopefully snap a selfie). And yeah, they’re pretty fantastic. But did you know that China is home to an incredible 600+ cities, more than 160 of which have populations greater than a …

China

National Geographic Travel

15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

Ice Cream

7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and …

Photography

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Travel

Rare, Poignant Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life

German-born French photographer Gisle Freund (1908-2000) offers a rare look at Frida Kahlo in intimate snapshots taken of the celebrated artist during some of the last years of her life. Freund, who fled Nazi Germany in 1933 and later became known as one of the greatest portraits photographers in …

Art

4 Tips for Creating Portraits with Impact

Since the birth of the camera, an overwhelming number of photographers have concentrated on portraiture. Capturing the personality, mood, or …

Painted Lady

Dressed to thrill in haute couture, Kate Moss steams up the lens.<p>Photographed: Paolo Roversi<br>Stylist: Edward Enninful<p>Photographed: Paolo Roversi<br>Stylist: Edward Enninful<p>Photographed: Paolo Roversi<br>Stylist: Edward Enninful

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers

Natural light is what landscape photography is made of. Other forms of photography rely heavily on flash, but most landscapes rely entirely on the …

The Secret Garden: Photographer Builds an Elaborate Set in Her Attic for Surreal Portraits

Since last year, Canadian photographer Daniela Majic has been working on an ongoing series titled “Secret Garden.” It’s a collection of surreal …

Art

Photographer Travels the World to Capture the Diversity of Beauty in 37 Different Countries

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world in order to shed light on the beauty that exists everywhere. A little over two years ago, at the age of 27, Noroc quit her job, withdrew all her life savings, and embarked on an …

South America

Photographic Inspiration: 30 Links to Amazing Images and Photography Articles

It has been another wonderful week in the fascinating world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over the …

Landscape Photography

Starbucks Customer Draws Amazingly Detailed 'Lord of the Rings' Map on Cardboard Cup

Most people go to Starbucks to sip on brew and catch up on work. But one customer recently made his coffee cup his project, spending five hours at a Liverpool franchise penning a highly detailed map of Middle Earth on the cardboard cup. The artist, Liam Kenny, first stained the sides of the cup …

Coffee

11 Years of Love and Friendship Between a Lion and the Man Who Raised Him

The lion may be known as “the king of the jungle,” but 11-year-old Zion is nothing but a loving sweetheart to his caretaker Frikkie Von Solms, a 69-year-old man who lives and cares for big cats in southern Africa. Born to a lioness named Simba, Zion was separated from his parents as a cub due to …

Big Cats

This Just Might Be the Rustic Fairytale Home of Our Dreams

This castle-cabin combo is simply breathtaking.<p>Sometimes our taste in real estate is a bit contradictory around here. We go gaga for grand, centuries-old English castles, and but totally swoon over super-cozy cabins, too. So this home, which we spotted on Curbed Ski, checks all the right boxes: …

Real Estate

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Celebrity News

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

National Parks

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

Framing