Anvit Chandure

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The crazy world of Burning Man – festival survival guide

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS<p>There are over 5½ square miles of desert turned over as a blank canvas and filled with all manner of incredible art, weird and wonderful people to watch and events and workshops to try … There are far too many to list here but here are some of the stand-out festival sights.<p>Art …

How to give up sugar in ten easy steps

A step by step guide to giving up the sweet stuff by the author of a new book on how going sugar-free transformed her body and her health<p><b>1 Identify your sugars</b> <br>Sugars are in almost everything, whether they’re natural or added. The key to cutting back on yours is to understand labels. Anything that …

Your Kit Lens is An Excellent Lens

As the saying goes, quality lenses are a lot more important than good bodies when it comes to investing in camera gear. They last longer, retain …

Commune With Nature In These 6 Productivity-Boosting Offices

Being in the midst of nature, even separated by a window, can help your productivity and morale. These offices bridge the outside/inside divide.<p>We spend a third of our day, at least, in offices that aren’t always conducive to productivity and mental health–some are even actively hurting us. At a …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

Australia through the eyes of Wayne Quilliam — in pictures

The award-winning photographer belongs to a new wave of artists tackling traditional Indigenous art themes of country and culture in a voice that is modern and bold. All photographs and captions by Wayne Quilliam<p>• An exhibition of Wayne Quilliam's work is at CSIRO Discovery Centre, Black Mountain, …

A UK nanotech company has created what is said to be the world's blackest-ever material, made using carbon nanotubes. It's far from the first time something has been touted as the new black – but perhaps now there really can be none more black<p>Vantablack is the new black. You haven't heard of it? It …

It No Longer Snows

Project info<p>This series is part of a work that has begun four years ago, though some older pictures did naturally find their way into its body.<br>It originates in two photographs, one of my daughter and one of my son, that were taken in everyday moments of my family life. They have revealed to me …

France

Le Tre Grazie

Project info<p>Thomas Hodges in collaboration with Giuseppe Lepore and Bielle Re Srl, present "Le Tre Grazie". A modern day portrayal of the three daughters of Zeus.<p>Description<br>For the first time in the history of contemporary art, Thomas Hodges in collaboration with Giuseppe Lepore and Bielle Re Srl, …

Street Photography & The Art of Composition – 30 Majestic Photographs (Part 2)

<b>Street Photography</b> may have been attacked on appreciated from all directions and one would easily come to a conclusion that the length and breadth of …

Nudes

Project info<p>In my nudes, my emphases are mood, character, geometrically compelled composition, grace, and sensuality. I'm most influenced by Renaissance and Expressionist painting and by mid-century fine art, fashion, and portrait photography. I aim for simplicity of line and a visceral sense of …

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MMM Interview: Manjari Sharma's Beautifully Intimate Portraits Taken in the Shower

Instead of using a traditional studio, Mumbai-born photographer Manjari Sharma found a more intimate setting to shoot portraits of friends, acquaintances, and strangers: the shower in her Brooklyn apartment. Although Sharma's subjects are nude, there's nothing racy about the images in the <i>Shower</i> …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

Photography

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

Photographing the worlds most secluded tribes before they pass away

Photography Jimmy Nelson's TED talk on his project of photographing the worlds most secluded tribes before they pass away

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …

42 Great Photos and Photography Links from the Last 7 Days

As another terrific week in the world of photography passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been focused on finding links to the best tutorials, …

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Landscape Photography

Do Nice People Succeed In Business? It Depends

The business world is often depicted as a gladiatorial contest where only the selfish survive. If that’s what you think, then Wharton professor Adam Grant’s <i>Give and Take</i> is the next book for you. It is subtitled <i>A Revolutionary Approach to Success</i>, which might seem like publishing hype, but the …

August bank holiday events in Britain

<b>Notting Hill Carnival</b><p><b>When:</b> August 25 and 26 <b><br>Where:</b> Notting Hill, London <b><br>Price:</b> free <b><br>Details:</b> thenottinghillcarnival.com<p>Europe's largest street festival takes place in the <b>West London</b> district of Notting Hill this weekend. Visitors can sample traditional Caribbean food, from goat curries to jerk chicken …

Beach towns close to Venice

<b>"Iain" writes</b><br>I'm looking for an attractive and authentic beach town - preferably somewhere within an hour or so of Venice. Can you help?<p><b>Tim Jepson, Italy expert, replies</b><br>Have a look at Caorle, around 35 miles (55km) northeast of Venice, on the vast curve of the coast as it swings round towards …

Oldest Globe of New World Carved on Ostrich Eggs?

The mysterious globe was discovered by a Belgian map collector.<p><b>A recently discovered globe from the early 1500s, carved onto ostrich eggs, may be the oldest globe of the New World ever identified, experts say.</b><p>Latin inscriptions dot its surface, and two small islands sit in the place of what we now …

Where in Spain for food and beaches

<b>Jonny Stevens writes</b><br>Can you suggest places in Spain that provide great Spanish food and a nice beach?<p><b>Fred Mawer, Spain expert, replies</b> <br>I would suggest Galicia, in the northwest of Spain. Top, top seafood, fantastic beaches, lovely cities, such as Pontevedra and Santiago de Compostela (where you can …

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

Sex With the City

In his latest book, <i>F***ing New York</i>, Nikola Tamindzic ponders whether a New Yorker’s love for the City is the most important relationship in his or …

Photo Analysis Accuses Some Photogs of Faking Cute Animal Photos in Cruel Ways

Photographs like the one above by photographer Shikhei Goh go viral on a fairly regular basis. If the stories are to be believed, given enough …

Composition and the Power of Line

Lines are all around us in photography. Conscious use of line can add depth or dynamism to your composition. Let me show you what I mean. Take a look …