Alicia Leavitt

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Live in Costa Rica: Full Guide on Living in Costa Rica in 2018

Enjoy a Great Lifestyle when You Live in Costa Rica<p>Costa Rica is one of the most popular retirement havens in Central America. Expats have been …

Rio Celeste Waterfall Is Quite Possibly The Bluest Waterfall On Earth

It may look like Photoshop, but it's not.<p>This is the waterfall at Rio Celeste, a river in Costa Rica's Tenorio Volcano National Park. The water is actually this dazzling blue color because of volcanic minerals below the surface-- it's the real-life version of an effect usually only achieved with …

Off The Beaten Path Costa Rica: The Mysterious Ancient City Of Guayabo

No More Lazy Still-Life Photography, Please

Any 13-year-old with a camera flash can throw some pineapples onto a brightly-colored backdrop and call it art, but that doesn't mean there's not life in the genre yet.<p>Still-life photography has become an epidemic. As a quick scroll through Tumblr will tell you, any 13-year-old with a camera flash …

Sally Mann on Her New Memoir and the Fate of Art Photography in the Age of Selfies

<b>Sally Mann</b> has spent her career examining those things closest to her. Her subjects—captured in arrestingly candid, luminous black-and-white images—have included her own young children, facing down the slings and arrows of childhood in <i>Immediate Family</i> (1992); the beloved Shenandoah Valley …

Art Photography

Unpredictable and beautifully chaotic India captured by Harry Mitchell

There was a time a year or two ago when we were inundated with hazy, throwaway-camera shots of far off places and short-lived holidays. Nothing wrong …

How Photographer Sally Mann Found the Light

The photographer Sally Mann has lived nearly all of her 64 years in Lexington, Va., and judging by the evidence, she has been paying close attention …

Literature

Apocalyptic Imagination: A Conversation with Sally Mann

The controversial photographer on the misunderstanding of her work, her obsession with death, and her next great project.<p>Photographer <b>Sally Mann</b> chuckles as she recounts the struggle, back in the mid-1990s, over taking a picture of her husband on the toilet. <b>Larry</b> had agreed blithely, and in coming …

David Alan Harvey: BeachGames

David Alan Harvey was born in San Francisco in 1944 and raised in Virginia. He is a member of Magnum Photos and editor of Burn Magazine. Harvey’s …

Understanding and Harnessing the Flexibility of Artificial Light

Since light is a necessary ingredient for making a photo, we have to decide how we’re going to light the photos we make. At its most basic level, …

The Hunger Games Recreated with Cats and Cardboard

(YouTube link)<p>When cats remake a movie, you can bet it's a condensed version, especially when the sets are limited by the number of cardboard boxes …

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich shoots phenomenal portraits of Siamese fighting fish (betta). The intimate photos are perfectly lit in …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Flash-Free Portrait Photography Guide

Learning to shoot portraits proficiently and efficiently with natural light involves knowledge, skills, gear and techniques that all developing …

DIY – BATIK DYE WALL HANGING

Nicole and I have partnered up again for the second installment of our DIY series! Coming at you once a month! Remember last month’s watercolor paper …

Eighteen Ways to Fit a Garden into a Small Space - Home Trends Magazine

As Online Editor for Canadian Home Trends Magazine, Crystal has a passion for design and decor. She enjoys browsing the web to find new, exciting …

TUTORIAL :: How to makeover a boring stool - We Are Scout

I’m guilty of stopping to check out what people are discarding on council collection days. Roxy’s refrain from the back seat is always “Oh …

Furniture

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Light of Hope