Dyuti Radha Ananthanarayanan

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Oscar-Winning Art Director on Creating the Grand Budapest Hotel

Learn how a production team transformed a vacant warehouse in Germany into the fictional hotel.<p>Art director Adam Stockhausen recently brought home his first Academy Award, for best production design on Wes Anderson's latest film, <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>.<p>The movie is set in Zubrowka—an imaginary …

Movie Review: Wild puts Reese Witherspoon on an epic walk, and the audience in her shoes

It’s been a banner year at the movies for women walking immense distances. Back in September, Mia Wasikowska starred in <i>Tracks</i>,an adaptation of Robyn …

Self-confidence

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

Travel Deals

The quietest place in the US

A one-square-inch spot in Washington’s Olympic National Park lures people from around the world.<p>Meteors streaked behind the silhouettes of 250ft-tall Douglas firs. The night sky over the Hoh Rainforest burned bright, achingly beautiful. Still, I closed my eyes.<p>I hiked here to listen, not to …

Nature

The first rule in tracking lions: No running

Walking safaris in Botswana bring travellers out of the jeep – and their comfort zone – and onto the dry, African soil to hunt for one of the greatest predators in the animal kingdom.<p>Taking a simple walk had never seemed so dangerous. Gathered around a camp table set up with maps, field guides – …

Wildlife

Red Velvet Cupcakes

With its distinct look, the popular red velvet cupcake is a top contender for favorite flavor. These red velvet cupcakes are easy to whip up for your next get-together. Top them off with a cream cheese frosting that's just as tasty as the red velvet cupcake itself.

Dessert

If you believe The Matrix franchise, what we think is our everyday life is in fact a simulation generated by an all-powerful computer. However this idea may not simply be science fiction and 'cosmic rays' could reveal that we are indeed living in a simulated universe. According to Discover magazine, physicists can offer us the ability to test whether we live in our own virtual Matrix, by studying radiation from space. More here: http://fw.to/8QtnaZV

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Dust and Fight: Behind the Scenes of This Spectacular Photo Series

Last year we shared a behind the scenes video that showed some of what went into shooting this amazing ‘dust’ and ‘dance image’. Since then …

Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Kingfisher Lives Up to Its Name

In today’s featured photo captured by Kevin Elsby, a brilliantly-colored kingfisher holds a tiny fish in its sharp beak as proof of its impressive …

Portrait Photography: How to Photograph People in the Harsh Midday Sun

Great tips and tricks on overcoming the harsh mid-day sun to create beautiful portraits on either side of the “golden hours” The Golden Time The best …

Flower Photography: 4 Quick Tips for Great Tulip Photos

Armed with the four simple, yet very effective strategies that I will share here, you can venture out to capture tulips, or any flowers, in a …

Landscape Photography

What to Teach Your Kids about Photography

We love photography. We love our kids. So, it would stand to reason that if we can find a way to combine photography and spending time with our kids …

Kids

Telling the Full Stories of War: Conflict Photojournalism

From June 29th through September 29th, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is showing the exhibit, War Photography: Images of Armed …

Photography

15 Surreal Photo Manipulations

Photo manipulations are illusions created by heavy photo editing techniques. It is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something …

Photographer Uses Light and Shadows to Frame Human Forms in the City

Want to see some beautiful street photographs that make use of light and shadows? Look no further than the project “Man on Earth” by London-based …

5 Reasons Why Prime Lenses Are Better Than Zoom Lenses

The debate always rages between photographers – which is better: zoom lenses, or primes? In this video from, photographer Kai W, with the help of his …

Cameras

15 Photographs of Blue Herons

Great Blue Herons are known for their long legs which allow them to wade in shallow water while hunting fish. These lovely, solitary creatures are …

Friday Happy Hour: Body Paint Turns Models Into Human Chameleons

If you’ve never thought much about bodypainting and how it can lend to stunning photographs, check out the work below by award-winning artist …

Life of a Traveling Landscape Photographer

Many aspiring landscape photographers dream for the chance to travel the world and take photos for a living. Lars Schneider was one of those …

5 Important Components of a Powerful Image

An award winning travel photographer names his 5 most important factors that contribute to powerful images.

Photography

Pt 1: The last children of Cambodia

Lonely Planet travel writer Tamara Sheward travels to the capital Phnom Penh, where she finds the only thriving pocket of a dwindling artistic community.

Loneliness

India's acid attack survivors welcome rules to help stop rise in assaults | KumKum Dasgupta

After eight years of running between police stations, hospitals and courts, Laxmi, 22, an acid attack victim, can finally relax a little.<p>On Tuesday, …