Daniël Matakena

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Photo Friday: Landscape Photography

American landscape photography stemmed from a fascination with the American West. As cities on the East Coast swelled with people in the mid to late 19th-century, Americans looked beyond the Mississippi with great promise. Since the land was wild and off-limits to most, landscape photography …

Landscape Photography

This tree-covered Italian skyscraper gives new meaning to 'green architecture'

The 256-foot and 344-foot towers are covered head to toe in more than 700 trees and 90 species of plants, an achievement that was ingenious enough to land Bosco Verticale second place in this year's Emporis Skyscraper Award.<p>During the winter, sunlight can easily pass through the bare plant life and …

Pictures of the Week 10.8.15

Asia

Photo Friday: Find Photography Inspiration in The Shot

Every Wednesday for a little over a year now, we’ve been releasing The Shot, a magazine about all things photography inspiration curated by Flipboard’s photo editors, Steve Fine and Gary Hershorn. Besides the practical gear roundups and tutorials, what makes The Shot so essential is the spotlight …

Leica Cameras

The Week in Review: Mars Water Discovery & Sci-Fi Epic The Martian

It sounds like the script of a sci-fi movie, sending robots to find aliens; but this week those cinematic ideas are beginning to become reality. The discovery of water on Mars made headlines around the world. Though many are quick point out it doesn’t guarantee human-like lifeform, it still offers …

Science Fiction

What I’m Reading: Genetics Professor Nazneen Rahman

<i>Named Britain’s third most influential woman of 2014, Professor Nazneen Rahman has amassed some impressive achievements in a relatively short career: she’s Professor of Human Genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research, Head of the Clinical Genetics Department at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fellow of</i> …

New Albums

A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

United Kingdom

Al Qaeda leader to ISIS: You're wrong, but we can work together

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a prolonged spell of silence, al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has come alive with a series of audio messages. And they're raising a few eyebrows because -- in two separate messages -- al-Zawahiri has extended an olive branch to ISIS, even while describing ISIS leader Abu Bakr …

Middle East

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of September 7, 2015)

This week we witnessed a newly discovered human ancestor, Queen Elizabeth II becoming the longest serving British monarch and a continuing refugee crisis in Syria. It ended on a somber and reflective note with the anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Read our heavy and lighter picks …

Queen Elizabeth II

Feeling the Burn at Burning Man: Pictures

Prairies

VTOLs: Fly cross-country without the airport | CNN Travel

Travel

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Tourism

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Psychology

Perseid meteor shower expected to be stellar

<b>(CNN) —</b> A moonless evening gave stargazers a fantastic light show this week.<p>The annual Perseid meteor shower, which is known for being among the brightest of meteor showers, happened near the tail end of summer.<p>The major meteor shower was visible in the Northern Hemisphere.<p>"If you see one meteor …

Meteor Showers

Some beautiful Burning Man 2014 photos by Trey Ratcliff

Check out some of the stunning images photographer Trey Ratcliff captured at Burning Man this year.<p>More on his gallery site.<p>Above, "Embrace," was a …

Beautiful photos from Burning Man 2014

John Goodman writes, "thought you guys might like to see my photos from Burning Man this year." Yes, thank you! Beautiful shots, they really capture …

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

Bliss n Eso x G-Shock - Time Stops Still in the Eye of the Storm

Redondo & Boiler - Sunshine (Brighten Up My Days) [Official Music Video]

5 Rolls Of Film That Should Be On Your Analog Camera’s Bucket List

Film photography has made a huge comeback in recent years. Some photographers have even given up all their digital goods for a full investment in …

Film Photography

Amazing black and white street photography by Sung Lee

Sung Lee is a street photographer living in Irvine , California. He loves watching people as they go about their day and likes to capture their …

Street Photography

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

Art Photography

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable …

Landscape Photography

Essential Equipment for Architectural Photography

As with any line of work, having the right tools is essential in one’s ability to successfully accomplish a task and deliver a final product that …

Cameras

How to Set Up a Photo Shoot

This article is aimed at the newbie and those who want to branch out into fashion or people photography. If you’re new to the genre, you need to get …