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Japan welcomes Obama Hiroshima visit

The Japanese government has welcomed Barack Obama’s decision to visit Hiroshima later this month.<p>Obama will be the first serving US president to go to the city since it was hit by an atomic bomb in 1945.<p>140,000 people died in the attack often credited for helping to bring world war two to an …

Tom Hanks' latest film takes him on journey of self-discovery

Adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name by Dave Eggers, ‘A Hologram for the King’ stars Tom Hanks as a washed up businessman, who travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a holographic video conferencing system to the King.<p>After opening at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, the film had its …

Chilling Oil Paintings Conjure Images From the "Other Side"

Artist Sam Wolfe Connelly depicts the strange and mysterious with an uncanny ability.<p><i>This is the second story in a series exploring the connections between art and magic. Click here to read the first.</i><p>Sam Wolfe Connelly's haunting, eerie images look like they're right out of a classic German …

Little French Fudge Cakes

If you can melt chocolate and stir, you can make these cakes, and no commercial mix has chocolate as good as this. Quality chocolate is like …

Chicken Soup

These comforting recipes include classic chicken noodle soup and hearty chicken-and-sausage gumbo.

The Assassin review – martial arts to die for

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s painterly tale of Tang dynasty intrigue is a magnificent blend of fleet-footed action dark magic and emotional realism<p>Among this year’s most galling Oscar oversights is the absence of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s <i>The Assassin</i> from the foreign language film nominations. Hou’s first feature …

IBM Engineer Quits His Job to Travel the World as an Instagram-Famous Photographer

If you had the chance to quit your job and pursue your passion, would you do it? Engineer-turned-photographer Eelco Roos seized the opportunity to follow his dream, and hasn't looked back since. The Dutch creative used to work as an IT specialist at IBM Amsterdam for 10 years, but increasing …

This 1907 Article Describes How Photos Were Faked a Century Ago

Back in 1907, a photo retoucher named C.H. Claudy wrote an article for Volume 17 of <i>Camera</i> magazine titled “Faking the Negative.” In the piece, Claudy …

How to Identify Three Common Image Problems and Fix Them in Lightroom

I hear it over and over, “I have a nice camera but my pictures just don’t come out as good as I expect.”What ensues is an interrogation first about …

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

This 1902 ‘Photo’ of General Grant is an Early Example of Compositing

Want to see a super early example of a photo being faked through compositing? Look no further than this circa 1902 photo, titled “General Grant at …

Photographer Travels Across the US with His Camera, Girlfriend, and LED Hula Hoop

This past May, photographer Grant Mallory and his girlfriend Maria celebrated Maria’s college graduation by embarking on an epic road trip around the …

National Parks

Seven of the Greatest Films of All Time

Some might say Citizen Kane is the greatest film of all time, others Gone with the Wind, we however might suggest something completely different. …

How to Use Lightroom's Contrast, Clarity, Sharpening & Dehazing Tools for Better Images

There are four Lightroom 6 tools that add a bit of sharpness (not to be confused with the action of sharpening) to an image. These include <i>Contrast,</i> …

Photographer Publishing the World’s First Instagram Novel Over 9 Months

Photographer Rachel Hulin got quite a bit of attention a few years ago for <i>Flying Henry</i>, a series of Photoshopped photos showing Hulin’s son flying …

Leica SL: A New 24MP Full-Frame Camera to Compete in the Mirrorless War

Big news in the camera industry today: Leica has just announced the Leica SL, an entirely new mirrorless camera system that competes directly against …

Behind the Scenes at Cannes, Day 3

LIFESTYLE PARTIES<p>Cannes played host to two major screenings on day three of the Festival; Irrational Man by Woody Allen and The Lobster from Yorgos …

Film Festivals

Matthew McConaughey and Gus van Sant Get Lost in The Sea of Trees

Richard Lawson reviews the beautifully filmed but badly hackneyed drama.<p>With all the glitzy, Euro hustle and bustle happening at Cannes, I was looking forward to slowing things down and spending a couple hours with <b>Matthew McConaughey,</b> wandering around a spooky Japanese forest. That was the vague …

Emissary Camera Bags Feature a Stylish Design and an Innovative Lens Cap Holder

The Emissary Series is a new line of camera bags launched today by Town 30, a product design startup based in Toronto. In addition to a sleek, …

Yoko Ono: Cutting Edge

In 1971, Yoko Ono created a one-woman exhibition for the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She printed a catalog and placed ads in <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The Village Voice</i> that showed her outside the museum carrying a large letter F, lined up in such a way that the sign out front seemed to read …

America's 10 Best Party Islands

<i>By: Meagan Drillinger</i><p>Islands are the ultimate escape. You've ditched the mainland, and unless you're an island townie (islandie?), in most cases, you're there to have a good time. Much like party lakes are all about bringing the fun to the water, on a party island, the entire landmass is your …

BTS: Photographing Jimadors in the Agave Fields of Tequila, Mexico

NYC photographer Joey L was recently tasked by Jose Cuervo, the best selling tequila brand in the world, to shoot advertising photos in its agave …

Tequila

Beautifully Vivid Portraits from the Early Days of Color Photography in 1913

Electrical engineer Mervyn O'Gorman captured these beautifully vibrant photos of his daughter Christina at Lulworth Cove in Dorset, England in 1913. The century-old photos depict Christina wearing vivid red clothes, the saturated hues standing out in sharp contrast to the muted tones of the …

Alone Together

Adam Magyar’s techno-infused portraits from our invisible moments<p>Each day in major cities, millions of people can be found passing within inches of …