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Poetic Double Exposure Portraits

Erkin Demir is a 26-years old photographer from Ankara, Turkey, specialized in the creation of fantastic double exposure portraits. He delicately …

Photographs That Will Remind You Of The Natural Beauty Of Women

Celebrity photographer Véronique Vial decided to shun the usual stock standard studio photoshoot, complete with dozens of make-up assistants and …

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

These Color Photos of Paris Were Shot 100 Years Ago

Back in 1909, a super-rich French banker named Albert Kahn decided to create a photographic record of the world using the new color photography …

10 Great Pleasure Hikes in the U.S.A.

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Hiking is one outdoor activity that just about anyone old enough to walk can enjoy. Some trails, however, are more challenging than others.<p>If you’re new to the world of hiking—or are a seasoned pro hoping to introduce the younger generation to the joys of walking in the …

Trails

Video Production: how to properly slate and what to avoid

You see it all the time in quirky behind-the-scenes videos and outtake reels, but slating, the practice of slapping down the arm on that cool little …

Changing Beauty, Hairstyles, and Makeup Over 100 Years in Mexico

The Cut is back with another installment of <i>100 Years of Beauty</i>, in which they condense a century's worth of female beauty, hairstyle, and makeup trends into one fascinating minute. After taking us around the globe from the US to Iran to North and South Korea, the Cut added some Latina spice to …

Best lakes for summer (45-pic gallery)

This gallery of 45 of my favorite lakes — with their current levels listed — provides a good place to start to make your plans for the upcoming camping, fishing and boating season.<p>Dozens of lesser-known recreation lakes are in great shape for the start of summer.<p>It’s also true that across the …

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

F-Stop Explained

Part of becoming a great photographer is understanding the science behind how photographs are captured in the first place. Dylan Bennett makes that …

Wallpaper of the Week by Nina Geometrieva

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by Nina Geometrieva, an incredible and super talented designer and illustrator from Singapore. …

Manfrotto’s Digital Director Turns Your iPad Air into a Display and Remote for Your DSLR

Manfrotto has just unveiled a CamRanger competitor called the Digital Director that transforms your iPad Air into a display and remote control for …

IPad Air

A Quick Introduction to Shooting with a Tilt-Shift Lens

A while back I got my hands on my first tilt-shift lens. Since then I have carried it with me nearly every day, grocery shopping and subway riding – …

Tilt-shift

In 1982, Steve Jobs presented an amazingly accurate theory about where creativity comes from

It was a chance for Jobs to talk to high-achieving youngsters about how to make their lives and the world better.<p>"<b>If you're gonna make connections which are innovative ... you have to not have the same bag of experiences as everyone else does</b>," he said, echoing research on creativity, "or else …

12 Clever Ways to Use Binder Clips

Use them all over your house not just the office.<p>These home office staples can do much more than organize paperwork. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Home Offices

18 Useful Tips For People Who Suck At Eyeliner

Beautiful drone video of epic trip across South America

22-year-olds Adam Humphrey and Tom Montefiore shot this incredible video over 5 weeks while backpacking through South America. Using a drone, DSLR, slider, tripod, and GoPro, they were able to capture fascinating footage of Torres del Paine National Park, the Galapagos islands and more.<p><i>Video</i> …

How a filmmaker finally infiltrated Scientology for HBO's explosive documentary

"I turned it down," he told Business Insider recently at HBO's New York City offices. Like many filmmakers who wanted to investigate Scientology, the uncertainty of doing it without getting bogged down in an expensive legal battle turned him off of the project.<p>What was different was the involvement …

Church of Scientology

New Cinematic Photos by Vincent Bourilhon Depict Enchantingly Surreal Worlds

Fine art photographer Vincent Bourilhon expresses his dreams of a dynamic, vibrant world through enchantingly whimsical images. The Paris-based creative, who first first picked up a camera at the age of 16, combines photography and digital manipulation for stunningly surreal results that invite …

The latest Mac mini is low-priced, but doesn't skimp on power

Mac mini (2014) review<p>Smallest Mac, big power<p>Machined perfection<p>Plenty of ports<p>Upgradeable no more<p>Retina-ready<p>Travel buddy<p>Desktop computers aren’t …

Apple

7 Design Tips for a More Productive Office

The right workspace can greatly increase employee peace of mind and productivity. But before you panic and install a Google-style indoor go-cart …

US road trip: a guide to Route 66

Driving America’s most iconic highway is the trip of a lifetime. Author and Route 66 expert Candacy Taylor shares her tips on the classic motels, old-school diners and gas stations to stop at en route for a true slice of Americana

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

miggo is the World’s First Camera Strap That Doubles as a Padded Case

miggo is an innovative new camera accessory that can serve two purposes. It can be used as a padded strap, but when you’re done shooting, the strap …

FAQ

How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Central America

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

5 Tricks That Boost Your iPhone 6's Camera

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cameras comfortably rank as two of the best in the smartphone industry, according to analysts – as well as Forbes’ review team. But they’re limited if you want to consider doing something out of the ordinary – say, for example, printing out your favourite pictures …