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17 All-Inclusive Resorts That Definitely Don't Suck

The pros of an all-inclusive vacation are pretty straightforward: you don't have to lift a finger, carry a wallet, or make a single decision more …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Enhance the Eyes of Your Subject in Seconds Using This Photoshop Technique

The character of your portraits is conveyed by many different elements, but a crucial one is the eyes of your subject. In this short tutorial, I’ll …


Four South African paintings were sold for more than R1 million each in one evening

• <b>Four South African paintings were sold for more than R1 million each at an auction in Cape Town last night.</b>• <b><br>Erik Laubscher's</b> <b>Still Life with Coffee Pot</b> …

Fine Art
Climate Change

Edward Burtynsky: 2018 winner of Master of Photography – in pictures

The Photo London Master of Photography award is given annually to a leading contemporary photographer. A special exhibition shows new and rarely seen images from Burtynsky’s portfolio including a preview of his new work, Anthropocene, and explores the complexities of modern existence and diverse …


How to use channels to create masks in Photoshop – a comprehensive tutorial

If you are doing any kind of compositing or digital work that requires masking and object extraction you owe it to yourself to watch this video. …


'Day Zero': What Cape Town's water crisis says about inequality

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — “Day Zero” is approaching as South Africa’s showcase city of Cape Town prepares to turn off most water taps amid the worst drought in a century. Tensions among the four million residents are highlighting a class divide in a country with one of the world’s highest rates of …

South Africa

An Intimate Interview With Street Photographer Rohit Vohra By Arek Rataj

Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his …

Street Photography

What is Cinematography: Masters and Wide Lenses


Derrida’s Quarrel: “La Différance” at 50

EXACTLY 50 YEARS AGO on this day, on Saturday, January 27, 1968, Jacques Derrida, then <i>maître assistant</i> at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, delivered his …

How to Get Razor Sharp Photos in Low Light Using the AF Assist Beam

One camera and flash feature that helps with shooting sharp photos in low light is the AF assist beam. Here’s a quick 2-minute video from Adorama and …

South Africa has 11 official languages spread across 9 provinces #MeetSouthAfrica #wowsouthAfrica #thesolowanderer

Sterkfontein Dam

South Africa (Free State)<p>Rugged, steep krantzes silhouetted against the skyline, mountain slopes snugly covered with a grass blanket, deep lushly …


Harties Tourism<p>Harties Tourism Harties (Hartbeespoort Dam) is a mere 45 min drive from either Jo’burg or Pretoria, and boasts a wide variety of …

{Soweto in a Day}

Last week, I had the opportunity of touring Soweto as part of one of my Master's courses. Although I've been to Soweto on numerous occasions before …

8 most underrated Destinations in South Africa

Every visitor to South Africa does Table Mountain, the Kruger National Park, Cape Point, the V&A Waterfront, the Drakensberg, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi …

South Africa

Land reform: Will Zimbabwe’s economic downfall be repeated in South Africa?

In 2000, Zimbabwe's government expropriated white farmers without compensation. Hyperinflation and food shortages followed. Now the South African …

Spectacular South Africa

South Africa land redistribution: 22 years after apartheid, land remains an emotive issue

Land Wars - South Africa

Over 70 bodies of Zama-Zamas recovered in the Welkom mine shafts

South Africa: Farmers concerned over proposed land reform law

RW ZamaZama Airgrate install

Police monitor Burgersfort following arrest of ZamaZamas

Zama-Zamas retrieve last two bodies from Langlaagte mine

Martin Kremser - Zama Zamas (Original Mix) {cut} [KDB]

RW ZamaZama Elbow

Gold mining in DRC, from the ore to the bar

For the people in the eastern DRC, small-scale gold mining is a key source of income. The workers risk their lives digging for the ore, which passes …

Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect

Victory for miners as Western Australian legislators block plan to increase royalties

Sydney — Legislators in an Australian state on Tuesday blocked a proposal to raise hundreds of million of dollars in additional taxes on gold mining …