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The 10 Best Mobility Exercises For Runners

<i>Kelly Starrett tells you how to stay fast, supple and injury-free.</i><p>A couple years ago, Kelly Starrett, DPT and co-owner of CrossFit San Francisco, set …

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Every summer, I make a note on my Oh My God Good Vegetables Are Finally Here! cooking to-do list (what, you don’t keep one?) to post about how to …

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Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

Tips on Using Circular Polarizing Filters

One of the major challenges in landscape photography is managing reflected light, especially when working around water. The single best way to subdue …

Comment on Fine Art Photography by Evan James Atwood by clippingmaskasia

I think the images were photographed first and them photoshopped with the touch of expert hands.

Profoto Launches a New Wedding Lighting Educational Video Series

As part of a new campaign, Profoto has teamed up with photography pair Justin and Mary Marantz to create a twenty-part video series aimed at …

Yelp's first top 100 restaurants list upends conventional wisdom

Yelp has revealed its first ever list of the top 100 places to eat in America and a small seafood restaurant in Hawaii has taken top spot. According to users of the crowdsourced recommendations site, Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona is the most impressive US restaurant, with an average five-star rating …

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents.<br>The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011:<br>"I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back angle …

‘Stepping Into Another World’ – Exploring the Art of Multiple Exposures

The art of photography is truly like that of no other. It allows us to capture a fleeting moment in time, and carry it with us to share as we move …

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Complex "Duality" Paintings Portray Layers of Human Figures

Newcastle-based artist Tom French creates complex artwork filled with surprises, dripping black oils down the surface of his canvas to produce the loose splashes, splatters, and brush strokes that blend reality with the abstract. From a distance, the paintings are nothing more than fragmented …

These Striking Before and After GIFs Show the Impact of Many Years of Aging

Aging isn’t a topic our youth-obsessed culture takes to very well. Using everything from makeup to digital manipulation in Photoshop, many try to …

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Remarkable Series of Then and Now Composite Photographs of NYC with Interactive Slider

NYC Grid has quite an entrancing photo series that can have you staring for hours. For the uninitiated, NYC Grid is “an exploration and documentation …

Simple Tips to Create Levitation Photography with Snapheal

Photographers make magic happen using a wide range of interesting techniques. Some popular wizardry now being spread around is levitation …

A Japanese Dad’s Imaginative Conceptual Portraits of His 4-Year-Old Daughter

Japanese photographer Nagano Toyokazu is a dad much like all dads in that he loves his daughters, Miu and Kanna. Unlike most, however, he’s managed …

10 Free, Awesome Alternatives to the Pebble Watch’s Ugly Face Designs

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 07.16.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>The attmm watch face follows a …

The Snowball Effect: Transitioning from a Hobbyist to a Full Time Photographer

I started getting into photography when I was in my mid-to-late teens. I bought a 35mm Minolta XG7 at a local yard sale during my freshman year, and …

Simple, Portable Lighting Setups for Remote Photography Locations

Photography clients don’t always have the time or budget to accommodate elaborate photo shoot setups, and some locations make using heavy equipment …

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Photography Consumer’s Bill of Rights

In 1962, then President Kennedy presented to the U. S. Congress a Consumer’s Bill of Rights. I decided to be a bit more specific and develop a …

11 Tips for Photographing High School Senior Portraits

A Guest Contribution by Meghan Newsom. When it comes to planning for sessions, seniors are some of my favorite people to work with. Don’t get me …

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New Documentary on the Secret Street Photographer

The last few years have seen the rise of one name from unknown amateur to photography legend — Vivian Maier. Over the course of a lifetime that saw …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Alter Perspective in Your Photographs

Perspective control lenses are as vital to the architectural photographer as their cameras, the ability to control converging verticals in this …

Wonderful World of Joel Robison on design-dautore.com

High School Student Bitterly Responds to College Rejections

Suzy Lee Weiss is a high school student with stellar academic records. A GPA of 4.5, an SAT score of 2120, and even an experience as a page for the …

Understanding Light: Intensity vs. Quality

Exhibit a: ISO 200 f/22 1/250s<p>The belief that more or less light will change the qualities of your photo is a common misconception. Here I will show …

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