Zara Pandas

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I was a civil rights activist in the 1960s. But it's hard for me to get behind Black Lives Matter.

As the rapper Tef Poe sharply pointed out at a St. Louis rally in October protesting the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.: “This ain’t your grandparents’ civil rights movement.”<p>He’s right. It looks, sounds and feels different. Black Lives Matter is a motley-looking group to …

Quiz: Do You Understand Light?

Think you understand light? Find out in our quiz.<br>The Importance of Understanding LightWithout light, there is no photography. In this course you'll …

Learn The Principles of Light with Lindsay Adler

Photographer Lindsay Adler is teaching a CreativeLive course this month on the basics of portrait photography. The 5-minute video above is a …

6 Ways to Stay Motivated and Inspired with Your Photography

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of sage advice,</i> …

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Edit Any Photo on the Internet with Polarr’s Plugin for Chrome and Firefox

Popular browser-based editor Polarr has released a new plugin for both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that enables users to instantly edit any …

Humor: Teach Your Kids Photography…

Here’s a humorous little meme image that’s been floating around the Internet. It’s said that the average photographer will spend between $10,000 to …

This App Shoots VHS-Quality Video on Your iPhone

If you want to shoot “vintage” photos with your iPhone, there are apps like Instagram. If you’d like to do the same thing with video, there’s a new …

Urban Pulse: Rome - Photographs and text by Lara Kantardjian | LensCulture

<i>When I speak of poetry I am not thinking of it as a genre. Poetry is an awareness of the world, a particular way of relating to reality.</i> <br>—Andrei Tarkovsky<p>Wandering the streets like a spectator from Rainer Maria Rilke’s Duino Elegies, always seeing, feeling, and connecting to everything. I’m in …

User Report: From Canon to Fuji by Stuart Cripps

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Photos of Polar Bears Frolicking in a Flowery Field

Wildlife and nature photographer Dennis Fast captured a gorgeous set of photos showing polar bears rolling around in a colorful field of fireweed. …

Use This Secret Code to View Hidden Info on Olympus Cameras

Olympus Russia had recently posted a photograph showing the above image, which showcases a secret data screen on one of their OM-D cameras. In fact, …

Cameras

Photographer Shoots Airplane Flyby with 30 Strobes

When photographing Czech aerobatics and fighter pilot Martin Šonka recently, photographer Dan Vojtěch wanted to capture the plane in a different …

Photography

Huawei’s Honor 7i Has a Flippin’ 13MP Camera

Huawei today unveiled a new smartphone called the Honor 7i. One of its main advertised features is a 13-megapixel rear camera that can flip up and …

Mobile Technology

Photographing 1 Million Sunflowers - Lenses & Post Processing Case Study

Want to step away from the norm? How about spending the morning with 23,500 sunflower plants that equate to about one million sunflowers? Summer …

Prolific iPhone photographer David Luraschi takes to the streets of New York

Paris-based photographer David Luraschi hasn’t spent time in New York City for a good while now, so when the opportunity arose to pass a few weeks …

Street Photography

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Let's Decide Once and For All: Canon or Nikon?

Which is better? Canon or Nikon?<p>It feels like this debate’s been going on longer than the “chicken vs. the egg” one.<p>So we’re gonna help you …

Cameras

7 Lessons Josh White Has Taught Me About Street Photography (and Life)

<i>Read as a Google Doc or download as PDF.</i>—Hey Josh,I just wanted to write you this letter wishing you a happy (belated) birthday, and the lessons in …

5 simple UX principles to guide your product design

Few things in life are constant: death, taxes, and strangers asking <i>“So what do you do?”</i> within a minute of a handshake.<p>As a UX designer, I’ve had a …

Tip: Remember this guide to using colour in data visualisations

Your choice of colour can severely impact the way readers understand your graphs and charts

This LEGO-like modular skyscraper is made up of customizable pre-fab elements

1/15<p>Vijayawada Garden Estate Penda<p>Have you ever wished you could completely customize your own apartment? Well, these folks can. Each apartment owner …

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Articles about these modern homes tower above rest on Dwell.com - Dwell

A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally conservative city.<p>In northwest Michigan, a vacation retreat boasts a prime vantage point from which to soak up the bucolic scenery.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our …

Is this the ultimate Ikea hack? Greycork unveils flat-pack, tool-free furniture

Furniture startup Greycork is attempting to beat Ikea at its own game with a new set of living room furnishings that rival those of the Swedish manufacturer in terms of style, accessibility and affordability.<p>The Greycork living room is composed of a sofa and chaise, coffee table, side table and …

How To Make A Slipcover For An Ottoman Or Coffee Table {Ikea Style}

What to hear a shocker? I want my living room to be more white. I know, I know. Right now, it just seems to be all the same creamy color. My walls …

An Asian-American Musician's Five-Year Battle to Get His 'Offensive' Band Name Trademarked

The US government told Simon Tam that the name of his band the Slants was too racist to trademark, but he thinks a bunch of white people shouldn't be the ones to decide that.<p>Simon Tam grew up spending most of his time bussing tables and doing kitchen prep work in his parents' San Diego restaurant. …

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