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Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

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Jamaica's rare wildlife – in pictures

The Portland Bight protected area is home to the iconic Jamaican iguana and 20 other endangered species. Its fragile coastal ecosystem and wildlife faces the risk of being lost for ever as Jamaica approves a Chinese company to build a port. Photographs by Robin Moore

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Artist Creates Incredible ‘Melting’ Sculpture Illusion Using Strobes and Still Images

What you see in the video above is a real sculpture that does, in fact, look as if it is perpetually melting right before your eyes. But while …

8 Reasons Why You Should Photograph Against the Light

A common belief in photography is that your subject should be perfectly lit from the front to capture good photographs. While it may be true in many …

In the Net Neutrality Fight, Don't Forget Mobile

The FCC voted 3-2 to approve its controversial proposal on net neutrality Thursday.<p>And while much of the conversation around the 99-page proposal …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

George Steinmetz’s Eye From the Sky

Picture Stories<p>What is it like strapping yourself into the equivalent of a leaf blower, getting a running start, then taking off into the air with a camera in your hand?<p>“You have 180-degree horizontal and vertical visibility and you’re going about 27 or 28 miles per hour. You don’t need a …

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<b>Brazilian boys of Japanese ancestry celebrate Oktoberfest, a popular festivity in southern Brazil brought over to the area by German immigrants in the 19th century.</b><p><i>Brazil has the largest Japanese descended population in the world, they’re distinguished from other immigrant groups to Brazil as they were the only non-white settlers permitted to enter the country in masses during a period known as the whitening of the country. This is when immigrants from Europe and the Levant were encouraged to</i> …

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Jill Scott Receives Honorary Doctorate from Temple University

commencement addresses<p>Last week Jill Scott was designated Doctor of Humane Letters by Temple University. Scott once attended the University and …

Facebook Is Single Shaming You

Facebook is always trying to figure us out. Which of these movies have you seen? Where is your hometown? Which elementary school did you attend? It's …

From Cannes and Beyond, See Our 12 Favorite Instagrams from the Weekend

The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing, and the photos coming out of the French Riviera are absolutely gorgeous. From Jessica Chastain to Karlie …

Ratko Mladic war crime defence begins

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1077000/1077911_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534404987_e045725e3884d4e584c230f52c256981<p><b>The defence in the trial of former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity has opened in The Hague.</b><p>The …

Renegade Libyan general says parliament suspended

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Forces apparently loyal to a renegade Libyan general said they suspended parliament Sunday after earlier leading a military …

Luke Stephenson's British seaside ice-cream odyssey

Charmed by the British seaside, 31-year-old photographer Luke Stephenson embarked on a road trip in search of its ultimate emblem – the 99 ice-cream. His mission? To snap 99 ice-creams in 99 locations, documenting the subtle touches that made each ice-cream unique. The Darlington-born photographer …

Flóra Borsi's Real Life Models - in pictures

Twenty-year-old Hungarian photo-manipulation artist Flóra Borsi uses graphics software to bring the impossible to life. Her Real Life Models series highlights the elongated necks and accentuated eyes of figures in classic artworks by imagining how the muses of painters such as Picasso and …

Contemporary Architecture Photography by Sebastian Weiss

Structures – A Series of Contemporary Architecture Photography.<p>Sebastian Weiss is a Hamburg based photo columnist at AD Architectural Digest Germany. …

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Bangladesh ferry capsizes and sinks

A Bangladeshi ferry with hundreds of passengers on board has capsized and sunk in a river near the capital Dhaka, with police reporting that 22 bodies have now been recovered.<p>Al Jazeera's Tanvir Chowdhury reporting from Dhaka said that the shipping minister informed local media that 35 have been …

Minnesota Lawmakers Reach Deal on Legalizing Medical Marijuana

U.S. news<p>Minnesota lawmakers said Thursday they agreed on a compromise bill to legalize medical marijuana, which Gov. Mark Dayton signaled he would sign into law.<p>The bill would create a patient registry and allow the Department of Health to conduct a study on the impact of medical marijuana. …