Alexander Ali

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Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.<p>09.08.13 4:45 AM ET

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques …

Adobe Answers Photographers’ Uproar with Low Cost Bundle

Back in May, Adobe made the decision to end perpetual licensing on some of its software (most notably Photoshop), forcing many users to convert to …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Fisheye View of Climbers Descending Mount Rainier

At 14,410 feet, Mount Rainier is Washington’s towering fourteener (14er), nestled between many other prominent peaks in Rainier National Park. …

Zaha Hadid: queen of the curve – in pictures

Ten years ago she was the architect who couldn't get anything built. Not any more. From the Olympic Aquatics Centre to a new Serpentine gallery, from Beijing to Baku, Zaha Hadid's buildings are everywhere. Still she divides opinion: she's a genius, say some, but to critics she has lost touch with …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week<p>First published on Sat 7 Sep 2013 11.00 EDT

Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

Good photographers learn to work within the limitations of their equipment and learn to cope with scenes where the brightness range is too great for …

Nova: The Card-Sized Color Temperature-Adjustable Wireless Flash for Your Phone

An external iPhone flash actually made our recent list of 13 photo gadgets we didn’t need, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see the potential of a …

Color in Filmmaking: From the First Color Photograph to Digital Color Manipulation

Long before there was any way to capture colors on film, filmmakers were hand painting their short movies frame by frame to breathe life into …