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12 ways to defeat creative block and generate new ideas – Learn

<i>A lack of ideas – it happens to the best of us.</i><p>It even happened to the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his thirties. “So completely has a whole year …

Creativity

Telemundo 51

Aprende en 30 segundos cómo hacer una bolsa de regalo para Navidad.<p>Learn how to make a Christmas gift bag in 30 seconds.<p>Translated

40 Pretty Paper Flower Crafts, Tutorials & Ideas

What could be more lovely than flowers in bloom? Why, flowers that simply never stop blooming! If you love crafts then we have a real treat for you …

How to Write Poetry

Let's say I'm sitting in that room with you now. Take out a pad and pen, your favorite pen—the one that just slides across the paper. Be sure you …

Creative Writing

Tech Talk – How to get a job as a stills photographer in film

Is it the thrill of the chase? Andrew Hawley on <i>Strays</i><p>The eternal question for any me and any other stills photographer is how do I get my next job? …

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 …

Photography

Double Exposures Blur Lines Between New York and London

Photographer Daniella Zalcman recently moved from New York to London. She says, “They're both places I adore, and (in my opinion) they're two of the most photogenic cities in the world.” As a result, she decided to produce this series of work in which the two cities visually overlap in layers of …

Steve McCurry's portrait of India is a feast for the eyes

<b>Celebrated American photographer Steve McCurry has been coming to India for more than three decades.</b><p>The photographer, who has visited India more than 60 times, once said the country had taught him to watch and wait on life.<p>"If you wait, people would forget your camera and the soul world drifts into …

Kirsty Mitchell's Enchanting "Wonderland" Photos Honor Her Late Mother with a Spectacular Book

We've been following fine art photographer Kirsty Mitchell for years as she revealed new chapters of her enchanting <i>Wonderland</i> series. The self-proclaimed “artist with a camera” released image after image of the extraordinary series, giving us a glimpse of the amount of work that goes into each …

The “Personal Photography” Manifesto

Garden Grove, 2015 #cindyprojectDear friend,I want to propose a new school of photography called “personal photography.” Consider this letter as a …

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Tied to the 90s: readers share their memories of the decade

<i>‘It was a hectic time with a small family, and difficult when work dried up in the building industry’</i><p>“This photo was taken in the summer of ‘91. My son Sean (now 26) is feeding the Llama, with my ex-wife Michelle and daughter Lucy (now 28) looking on. Colchester Zoo was a half hour drive away from …

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 …

Sean O'Hagan's top 10 photography shows of 2015

There was Julia Margaret Cameron’s mystical iconoclasm, Maxine Walker’s questions about Black British life and a disturbingly compelling show of forensic evidence – but Alex Soth’s haunted landscapes and eccentric outsiders were what really lingered

How to Use Fill Light to Improve Your Portraits

As you advance in your photography know-how, a natural evolution will be your desire to light elements of your photographs in a way that you find …

Portraits of People Holding Photos from Their Awkward Years

Just about everyone has gone through an awkward phase in their life and designer Merilee Allred's <i>Awkward Years Project</i> exposes just how much people can change with time and age. The ongoing portrait series features people holding up a picture of their former selves as kids with braces, questionable …

Long-Lost Color Photos from 1939 Reveal Life in England on the Brink of WWII

After the death of his grandmother in February of this year, Barney Britton found an unexpected treasure while cleaning out her attic: a wooden box filled with dozens of 35mm slides documenting his grandparents' honeymoon trip in 1939. Although Britton's mother remembered seeing the photos as a …

HDR Images Vs. Standard Images

High Dynamic Range imaging (HDR or HDRI) is a series of new photography technologies revolutionizing the quality of digital images. HDR is important …

Imaging