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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 …

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

Hiking

Meet the Instagram gallery entrepreneurs

Jonny Burt (left) and Joe Kennedy (right.)The Unit London<p>Aged just 23, two recent university graduates, Joe Kennedy and Jonny Burt, decided it was time to set up an art gallery. More important than their initial 300- square-foot pop-up space in Chiswick, London next to a butcher's shop, was the …

Social Media

What makes a photographer when everyone is taking pictures

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio<b>JUDY WOODRUFF</b>: And now another in our Brief But Spectacular series, where we ask interesting people about their …

Chet Baker

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 …

Sea Level

Natural vs. Artificial Lighting for Portraits

There are basically two kinds of lighting to consider for portraiture: natural and artificial. Considering the pros and cons, as well as requirements …

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 …

France

12 Tips That Will Take Your Travel Photography To The Next Level

Read on HuffPost Spain<p><b>1. Don't obsess over your equipment</b><p>Have you ever thought that your photos would be better if you had more expensive, high-end equipment? Have you fallen into the trap of assuming that your camera is not good enough because your pictures don't seem to say anything?<p>Your …

Photography

Feast your eyes on the top 10 YouTube videos of 2015

Tired of year-end top lists already? Too bad, because there will be a lot more of them before the year is done.<p>The latest list out is YouTube's top …

Top 10

How To Create Cinematic Film Look On A DSLR

It’s true that movie makers are using big gear which helps them get great results. But it is also true that a big portion of those results are not …

DSLR Cameras

The Orphan Child Called ISO

ISO wasn’t easy to change on early digital cameras.<p>First, here’s a quick definition: ISO stands for the International Standards Organization. What it …

Tips for Getting an International Visa

<i>Justin Vidamo / Flickr</i><p>Dealing with the paperwork and procedures of procuring an international visa may not be the most exciting part of traveling overseas, but it's certainly an important step in the trip-planning process. Getting a visa can be complicated, laborious and stressful, but not …

U.S. Dept. of State

5 Good Reasons You Should Get the Latest Lightroom Upgrade

If you’re a photo-fanatic, there is a lot to keep up with. New camera models are being announced way too often, firmware updates, fancy new lenses …

Tutorials

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

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 woods—here are ten great …

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 …

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<i>In this article, New York-based photographer Todd Vorenkamp shares 44 helpful tips you can use to improve the quality of your photography.</i><p><b>1. Shoot</b> …

Chris Wallace Calls Out Ben Carson On His Most Outrageous Comments

Even Chris Wallace is all: I can't even with you, Ben Carson.<p>The "Fox News Sunday" host challenged the 2016 presidential candidate on some of his most inflammatory remarks, including Carson's comparing the Obama administration to Hitler's Germany.<p>"I want to ask you about some remarks you've made …

Ben Carson

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 …

Beauty

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.

Staten Island

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 …

Landscape Photography

Mashup of Disney villains falling to their doom might ruin your childhood

In the battle of good versus evil, evil will alway fall. Literally.<p>Video mashup artist Frank Ireland created a compilation of the most popular way …

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. …

iPad

Will Pope Francis Break the Church?

The new pope's choices stir high hopes among liberal Catholics and intense uncertainty among conservatives. Deep divisions may lie ahead.<p>In 1979, almost a year into the papacy of John Paul II, a novel called <i>The Vicar of Christ</i> spent 13 weeks on the <i>New York Times</i> best-seller list. The work of a …

Christianity

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 …

Amazon River

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 – …

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 …

Creativity

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.