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Sweet Cocktails

From strawberry-lychee punch to sticky toffee pudding eggnog, here are Food & Wine's best sweet cocktail recipes.

Here Are the Top 10 Video Games of March 2016

Last year was an amazing one for video games, but 2016 is somehow shaping up to be even better. There are tons of new games to look forward to in the …

4. Phantom Words

Listen to the audio above. It doesn't matter whether it is through headphones or speakers, so long as they are in stereo. Oh, and you need to have an …

Drones

15 of the Most Beautiful Lakes in the World, a Photographer’s Wish List

There’s something so peaceful about a lake. The smooth surface going out for miles, sparkling a different color depending on the lake’s origin and …

Hiking
Peaches

Amazing Photo Tricks Using 5 Common Tools

Oh, the things you can do with old Christmas lights! Whether you’re feeling uninspired or simply looking for new ways to shoot old subjects, this …

The race is run: America's abandoned space history – in pictures

Roland Miller is on a mission to document the deserted sites of America’s space race. He has photographed launch pads, bunkhouses and research facilities across the country, some of which no longer exist or are closed to the public on secure military bases. His book, Abandoned in Place, is …

Outstanding Color Street Photography Of 1980s New York, By Helen Levitt

“I never had a ‘project.’ I would go out and shoot, follow my eyes—what they noticed, I tried to capture with my camera, for others to see” – Helen …

Street Photography

My Point and Shoot Photo Made it to the Smithsonian

On a May evening in 2005, a group of us were spending time in my parents’ garage. We’d just graduated from high school days earlier and didn’t know …

Photoskop Helps You Learn Photography for Free via Interactive Online Lessons

Want to learn the basics of photography for free from the comfort of your own home? There are many ways to do so these days, but a new one you might …

My Homeless Project

<b>My Homeless Project 2006-2008</b><p>The homeless population in America is growing every year and a few years ago I lived in an area that seemed to have many …

Pictures of the Week 2.25.16

Houston

How an Ad Photo Turned Into an Internet Meme That Ruined a Model’s Career

Taiwanese model Heidi Yeh was 2 years into her career when she signed on for an advertising photo shoot for a plastic surgery clinic. What she didn’t …

This Short Film Was Shot in a 3rd Person POV

“The Irrational Fear of Nothing” is a new short film by director Paul Trillo. It follows a paranoid, neurotic man named Terry as he wanders about on …

Tutorial: How to Make Freckles Stand Out with Lightroom

<i>PortraitsBySam is French portrait photographer with a distinct style that often has his images at the top of the 500px Popular page. Whether he’s in</i> …

Tutorials

10 Inspirational Travel Photography Blogs

One of the best parts about traveling is all the beautiful sites you get to see along the way. Taking photos of all these breathtaking places is a …

Inspiration

How Your Child Photography Can Be Improved With 5 Key Ingredients

Kids are at once a favorite photographic subject and ultimate challenge. All photographers need a <i>child photography toolkit</i> to reach into. Here are a …

5 Exercises That’ll Help You Fall in Love with Photography All Over Again

<i>All the photos in this post are by Luis Valadares, a young 500pxer from Portugal who is in the middle of a really cool “Love Photography” 365 project</i> …

Street Photography

This incredible time-lapse took 5.5 years and 42 unique locations to make

To open up the description of his latest time-lapse, photographer Chris Pritchard declares ’<i>whether in the city or a rural area, surrounded by nature</i> …

Smart Contrast Action: My Preferred Way To Increase Contrast in Photoshop

Nothing could be simpler than increasing contrast of your image in Photoshop, right? But as is my usual, I prefer control over convenience and take …

Tutorials

Here’s a Fun Way to Do Portrait Lighting Diagrams

Enjoy looking at lighting diagrams to see how photographers light their photos? Check out the way photographer Joey Hernandez shares his. Instead of …

How the Mi 5 4-Axis Image Stabilization Compares to the iPhone 6S

Cameras are one of the key features consumers look for in smartphones, so phone makers are constantly working to break new ground in smartphone …