Araceli Castillo Estrella

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Egyptian state media claims Isis is 'made up' and 9/11 was carried out by West to justify war on terror

A columnist for a state-run newspaper in Egypt has suggested the US invented Isis and set up the 9/11 attacks to justify its military interventions …

Middle East

How to Live in Mansions Around the World Rent-Free

International housesitting websites are like Airbnb, except free of charge.<p>Do you want to live in a castle? Like, an actual Norman castle in France, for free? Yes, of course you do, even if the castle is "small" and it comes with two dogs and three cats that you have to look after—those are tiny …

University of Chicago

Canon Announces Three New Compact Cameras: The G5 X, G9 X, and EOS M10

Canon's latest cameras are compact, but pack a punch (maybe). While some might be compelled to ask themselves about the reasons behind releasing the …

To Shoot or Not to Shoot - 50mm Portraits

Help me settle this ongoing argument. In his article, my good friend Neil Van Niekerk tells his readers "Fall out of love with your 50mm lens. Use it …

Photography

Urban Photographer of the Year 2015 – winning images

The CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year competition – now in its ninth year – encourages professional and amateur photographers to capture cities at work<p>A photograph, shot at the National Portrait Gallery, was taken down on 27 October 2015 because it has been withdrawn from the competition.

Photography

Eight Beautiful 50mm Lenses for Portraits

While the 85mm lens is very popular amongst the portrait photography community, some folks prefer to reach for the 50mm focal length. Some do this …

Local Architecture Photographers Discuss Favorite Buildings, Vantage Points

Chicago is the home of many landmark high-rises and grand park spaces, and the city's <b>architecture photographers</b> are perhaps the best folks to ask when seeking a spectacular vantage point of downtown. And much like the city's diversity in building design, Chicago's photographers have their own …

Panoramic Church Photographs : Vertical Panoramic

This unique series of churches was photographed by Richard Silver at a vertical panoramic viewpoint. The angle creates a kaleidoscope-like view that …

8 Essential Tips for More Interesting City Shots

Shooting in urban environments is both fun and challenging: you are presented with the opportunity to engage in a wide range of photographic styles — …

Interview: Photos Capture the Rarely-Seen Interior of a Lavish Abandoned Castle

Martino Zegwaard has always been drawn to the art of photography. As a young boy, he made sure to bring a camera along on all of his family's travels. Later in life, he continued to embrace this passion as he pursued an education in the arts. He serendipitously discovered urban exploring, which led …

Globetrotting Architecture Photographer Iwan Baan on Finding the Soul of a Building

When clicking through coverage of architecture, the buildings and designers may change, but one thing, or name, often remains the same. Dutch photographer <b>Iwan Baan</b> has become today's pre-eminent architecture photographer, with an ability to "humanize" projects that keeps him constantly circling the …

20 of the World's Best Building Images Shortlisted for Arcaid Awards 2015

Arcaid has shortlisted 20 of the year's best architectural images for their 2015 awards - the annual Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards. …

10 Tips for Architectural Photography

We are often impressed by beautiful buildings but when we lift the camera (or our smartphone) to capture what it is that has impressed us, the result …

Photography