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How To Design The World’s Biggest Airport Terminal

How do you make an airport terminal that spans 173 acres feel like anything but a monster? Zaha Hadid attempts the impossible in Beijing.<p>Beijing’s new airport is going to be a monster. At 7.5 million square feet, it covers about the same amount of space as 130 football fields put together–all …

Flying

Adventurous Couple Quit Their Jobs and Built a Tiny Mobile House to Travel Across the Country

Guillaume Dutilh and Jenna Spesard are inspiring examples of what can happen when you decide to take the leap and follow your dreams. Two years ago, the couple were living in Los Angeles working as an engineer and an executive assistant for a movie studio to make ends meet. Guillaume had always …

Travel

Before and After: A One-Month Makeover for Alison Cayne’s NYC Backyard

When Alison Cayne moved into her townhouse in New York City’s West Village in 2012, she was happy with all the outdoor space she was getting. She …

Finding Vivian Maier review – fascinating study of a brilliant undiscovered talent

Documentary uncovering the mysterious life and amazing work of Maier, a nanny whose photographs bear comparison with Cartier-Bresson<p>• The mysterious, eccentric nanny who took stunning photographs • Vivian Maier's photography – in pictures<p>Seven years ago, a young Chicago historian named John Maloof …

The perfect trip: Norway

This country does not do nature on a small scale. It is a land of earth-shattering glaciers, fjords of epic proportions and countless coastal islands scarcely touched by civilisation.<p>Traverse Norway'­s dramatic landscape in this ideal excursion, taking in one of the world's great rail journeys from …

European Travel

Northern limits: A 4,000-mile human-powered journey through Alaska

<i>In 2012, Caroline Van Hemert and Patrick Farrell traveled from Bellingham, Washington to Kotzebue, Alaska — a distance of nearly 4,000 miles — by</i> …

Nature

DIY: How to Protect Your DSLR at a Color Festival or Run for Just 15 Bucks

There are a ton of posts that’ll have you scared to take a DSLR to a color festival or run. I want to share my own color-proof seal for the Holi …

Free, Beautifully Designed App Notifies You when Golden Hour is About to Start

The team behind the photo narrative platform Exposure just released a brilliant little app called Golden Hour.<p>Bringing their philosophy of doing <i>one</i> …

These Reasons Will Compel You to Start Printing Your Photographs

Forgive me for being a little nostalgic. I was brought up in the days of film, the days of one hour mini lab printing on the high street of every …

Make Your Own DIY Steadicam for $20 and a Bit of Elbow Grease

The steadicam has become a staple in the cinematography industry. The problem more often than not, though, is that not a lot of people can afford one.<p>…

Here are some alternative to the bulk and heavy tripod when you want stability and sharpness, but not weight and bulk.

Though a tripod can be an invaluable tool for producing sharp images, you may not enjoy hauling it around especially when traveling. If you want …

Touching Photos of Fathers Captured Minutes After Child's Birth

Father’s day is coming-up and this series could not have come at a more appropriate time. Anyone who has ever been a father knows what a mixed bag of …

Photo Book Takes On the Media’s Abuse of Make Up and Photoshop with Portraits that Need Neither

Photographer Jack Salzke is on a mission. By drawing on years of experience in the fashion and modeling world, Salzke wants to show the world that, …

The Last of The Liberators: D-Day Veterans Photographed in the Locations where They Fought

It might be a few days after the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Invasions of Normandy, but in no way does the belated delivery of this powerful photo …

Architizer

Witness a vinyl resurrection this Easter at Record Store Day – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:15 pm, April 18, 2014 in Food & Drink, Music & Nightlife, Outdoor London<p>Sure, this weekend is supposed to be a celebration of Christ’s …

Tiny Objects Perfectly Paired with Matching Pantone Swatch

One morning when designer Inka Mathew was looking at the flowers in her front yard, she began to wonder what Pantone swatch would correspond with her vibrant blue buds. She eventually found a perfect match and photographed the flower with PMS 2726. The post became a big hit on Instagram and thus a …

Swatch

Iconic Glass House Disappears in a Veil of Dense Fog

From May 1 to November 30, visitors to the iconic Philip Johnson Glass House in Connecticut will be in for a treat: the house will be wrapped in a shroud of dense fog as a part of Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya's installation <i>Veil</i>. This installation, which coincides with the 65th anniversary of the …

Architecture

House in Iporanga, Brazil by Nitsche Arquitetos Associados

The Sophisticated Architecture of a House in Iporanga, Brazil.<p>Nitsche Arquitetos Associados designed this beautiful house located in Iporanga, …

Daily Inspiration #1745

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

More Breathtakingly Surreal Photos by Hossein Zare

Iranian photographer Hossein Zare is an absolute master at creating spectacular photos that depict otherworldly and surreal scenes. Through a combination of photography and digital manipulation in Photoshop, Zare creates powerful images that look as if they come from dreamscapes, with recurring …

Photography

30 crazy camping tricks that will make your life easier

We’ve entered the age where ‘glamping’ is a thing. Glamor camping, for those who mercifully had not heard about it till now, is a type of outing …

DIY Clay Camera Tags

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Cherries go on cake, chocolate fudge on ice cream and camera tags on awesome gifts.<p>Camera tags are the gift (wrap) …

New York storefronts: what a difference a decade makes

When photographers James and Karla Murray revisited the shopfronts they had documented in their Disappearing Face of New York book, they found many replaced by chain stores, banks and luxury apartments

Amazing Portraits of the Most Isolated Tribes of the World

In 2009, a photographer set about a unique journey. A journey with an intent to document as many isolated civilizations and cultures as he could. …

Photographer Reminds Us That the World is Still One of the Most Beautiful Things to Behold

Matt Anderson wears many hats. He is an exceptional commercial photographer, trainer, workflow specialist, and consultant based in the Midwest. …

The Business of Photography: Be Remarkable. Build Fans. Get Clients.

“<i>Remarkable marketing is the art of building things worth noticing, right into your product or service. Not slapping on marketing as a last-minute</i> …

Business Strategy

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.