Cecile Abbott

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This Marine Biologist Photographs Rare, Otherworldly Oceanic Creatures

While scientists, explorers, and Google Earth have mapped much of the terrestrial world, the expanses of the sea remain a great mystery. Marine biologist Alexander Semenov, head of the dive team at Moscow State University’s White Sea Biological Station, has dedicated his career not only to closing …

Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …

A Look at Takashi Murakami's Newest Exhibitions in Tokyo

Exploring two new directions that the artist has taken following the 2011 Japan earthquake.<p>Takashi Murakami debuted two new exhibitions last Saturday in Tokyo in a strong showing of his current themes and body of work. The first exhibition, titled “The 500 Arhats,” is showing at the Mori Art Museum …

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Selections from Larry Sultan's major collections centers a new exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.<p>It's the last Friday Finds of August! Here, we share photographs, gear for shutterbugs, and more.<p>A look at how the iconic Cherner chair design has appeared inside the pages of Dwell …

Meet Mr. Knox

It’s a clever cabinet and funny translation of an iconic steel safe into a smart and playful wooden piece of furniture! The CNC cut gears fit …

Android Men’s AD520BBU Hydraumatic G7 Skeleton Watch With Cuff Bracelet Design

<b>Android Men’s AD520BBU Hydraumatic G7</b> is a unique skeleton blue watch that would attract all eyes on your wrist. It features automatic movement and …

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The Naked House: A Quiet Retreat in Thailand

If you’re looking for a private retreat where you and five of your friends can escape to on the other side of the world, The Naked House is what …

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If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...<p>Looking into the holiday weekend, many of you may be spending a lot of time at the dining table over the next couple of...<p>Space, light, and twists on color use define this …

Tech firm proposes using OLED screens to make aircraft cabins appear see-through

The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation has unveiled its vision for an airplane cabin with no windows at all, instead projecting 360-degree views …

Technicolor Type Calendar Turns Every Month Into A Kaleidoscope

Word art may be among the most reviled of arts, but the MWM 2015 calendar by graphic designer Matt W. Moore is enough to justify the form. It’s a wall calendar that uses technicolor typography to make the name of every month into a trippy kaleidoscope.<p>What I like most about the MWM 2015 calendar is …

Iranzo, Rittler and Kesting create cocoon-like "cloud" installation

The permeable fabric skin of this inhabitable installation by graduates from Germany's Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design allowed …

Best in Bridal: Fall 2015

Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next wave of betrothed.<p>Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next …

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Charting: 10 Ankle Boots For the New Season

Whether flat, platform, studded or see-through—there's an ankle boot out there for every taste.<p>Whether flat, platform, studded or suede—there's an ankle boot out there for every taste. Shop our picks for the chicest booties to try this season. Plus, shop 2015's best ankle boots.<p>Courtesy …

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15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

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Sebastian Bergne's Fiction bookstand creates the illusion of floating books

Books stored on this metal stand by London designer Sebastian Bergne hide the supporting structure so they appear to prop each other up or hover in …

Negative Space in Photography

You already know a great deal about the composition choices that I make. You know my thoughts on what matters most in photography, the rule of …

Review: The 2014 Leica X Typ 113

Photokina 2014 saw the release of an updated Leica X model – the typ 113. I’ve decided to review it for two reasons: firstly, to make another attempt …

Leica Unveils the All-New, All-Mechanical M-A Film Rangefinder

If removing the LCD from a digital rangefinder just isn’t retro enough for you, Leica has something that even the most adamant of purists won’t be …

The M Edition 60: Leica Celebrates 60 Years of the M-Series with LCD-Less Rangefinder

60 years ago, in 1954, the very first M-Series rangefinder made its debut, and Leica has decided to celebrate this occasion by releasing a digital …

Hasselblad Closes Down the Italian Design Center Behind Its Rebranded Sony Cameras

It appears Hasselblad might finally be caving to the opinion that rebranded Sony cameras are not be the best way to keep the once-prestigious brand …

Story Behind the Image: The Best Time to be a Photographer is Right Now

Today David Lama is one of the most successful professional climbers in Europe. But at age 19, his climbing career almost ended before it even …

The Exodus Continues: Why One Photographer Ditched Nikon for Fuji

It used to be only outliers ditched their Nikon and Canon DSLRs for more compact setups. But as mirrorless systems get better and better, more pros …

Midden City: Photographs ‘Printed’ Directly Onto Abandoned Concrete Slabs

More often than not, photographs are displayed on high-quality photographic paper, but that hasn’t stopped people from experimenting with …

Remarkable Time-Lapse Created from 80GB of ISS Pictures is the Best ISS Edit We’ve Seen

If you’re interested in using the many hundreds of thousands of photos taken from the ISS to create a time-lapse — and people have done a pretty …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

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