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Photographer Visualizes Hearing Loss as Artistically Blurred Street Photography

Viewing his photos as paintings, Chilean photographer Eduardo Asenjo Matus has a unique technique for capturing the spirit of his environment. Using a neutral density filter, he employs long exposures to focus in on his primary subject, leaving the rest in an artistic blur. The former graphic …

Street Photography

Photoshop Tips: Blend Modes Made Simple (VIDEO)

Many of the image-editing tutorials we post require a basic understanding of Photoshop’s powerful blend modes. In the video below, French landscape …

Street Photography Tutorial: Zone Focusing

Street photography is all about timing, you have to be ready to capture the moment. One of the most important and misunderstood technique in street …

Street Photography

Breaking the awkwardness of photographing strangers in the street

Do you find photographing strangers in the street extremely awkward and even unpleasant? I know I do, so this video from Jessica Kobeissi and Mango …

34 Memoirs You Have To Read

7 Books to Help You *Finally* Embrace Minimalism

We’re *totally* the type of people who browse minimalist homes on Instagram and dream of the day we’ll finally use the KonMari method to tidy our cluttered mess into a magazine-ready masterpiece. Instead of simply wishing for our ideal minimalist living spaces, we’ve decided to get our butts in …

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …

The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout

These high-intensity interval workouts are popular in gyms around the world. Here’s how you can use them at home to shrink your belly<p>Tabatas. The word strikes fear into the hearts of fitness enthusiasts around the world.<p>But the 4-minute, high-intensity interval workouts named after Japanese …

What Peter Pan teaches us about memory and consciousness

With its astute observations about the human brain and behaviour, JM Barrie’s classic tale pre-empted modern neuroscience by decades.<p>A couple of years ago, the neuropsychologist Rosalind Ridley was browsing through a friend's bookshelf when she came across JM Barrie’s original Peter Pan stories. …

31 Spooky Books to Read This Halloween

American Ghost, Hannah Nordhaus