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How to shoot conceptual photography

Conceptual photography is a type of fine art photography that is hard to define since it transcends the definition of genres such as portraiture, …

Landscape Photography

21 images that capture the raw beauty of nature

From sprawling landscapes to a tiny gnat on a mushroom, these images from The Nature Conservancy's annual photography competition capture the …

Nature Photography

Apple Just Released These Short iPhone X Photography Skills Videos and They're Pretty Damn Awesome

One of the largest segments of photography are those photographers that make use of a smartphone. Easily the most ubiquitous photo capturing device …

Mobile Photography

Prizes Awarded to 2018 Photo NightScape Winners

ann18036 — Obaveštenje<p>Prizes have been presented to the winners of the 2018 Photo NightScape Awards at a ceremony at the NightScapades festival, the …

Photography

Michael Pollan Drops Acid — and Comes Back From His Trip Convinced

<b>HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND</b> <b><br>What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence</b><br>By Michael Pollan<br>465 pp. Penguin Press. $28.<p>Michael Pollan has long been concerned with the moral dilemmas of everyday life. “Second Nature,” his first book, …

Book Reviews

Garden Gold: Growing Saffron at Home

Most gardeners think of crocuses as harbingers of spring, but the corm that produces saffron, one of the most expensive spices in the world, is a …

Gardening

Two displeased lynx have a screaming match with each other

If you've never heard a lynx wail, now is your chance. Their screams sound more like humans just being weird than actual animal sounds, but according …

Filmmaking

Gallery: Breathtaking aerial photography from a 747 cockpit

At the young age of 34 years old, van Heijst has already logged 8,000 hours of flight time, including 4,000 solely on the 747. Over the years, his …

Rammed Earth Construction: 15 Exemplary Projects

This week, we're highlighting a selection of the best images of projects built using rammed earth. These 15 works show the attractive aesthetic …

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

FEMALE TORSO WITH VEIL, PARADISE COVE by Herb Ritts on artnet

Past Auction<p>Herb Ritts• <i><br>FEMALE TORSO WITH VEIL, PARADISE COVE</i>, 1984<br>• 44.4 x 38.1 cm. (17.5 x 15 in.)<p>Artist:<p>(American, 1952–2002)<p>Title:<p><i>FEMALE TORSO WITH</i> …

Floating Torso, St. Barthelemy by Herb Ritts on artnet

Past Auction<p>Herb Ritts• <i><br>Floating Torso, St. Barthelemy</i>, 1987<br>• 132.1 x 81 cm. (52 x 31.9 in.)<p>Artist:<p>(American, 1952–2002)<p>Title:<p><i>Floating Torso, St.</i> …

Siân Davey on capturing her teenage daughter’s life on camera

Soon after her 16th birthday, Martha Harris-Davey asked her stepmother, the photographer Siân Davey, a question that took her by surprise. “She said: ‘Why don’t you take pictures of me any more?’” says Davey. “I wasn’t aware that she cared, but clearly she did.”<p>Davey had assumed that Martha was no …

Time I

Doctors are taught early about patient histories. Is it time for different questions?

One of the fundamental skills we learn early in medicine is how to take a patient history. We are encouraged to tell a story. Yet these stories have a specific formula. They go something like this: “Mr. A is a 60-year-old man with high blood pressure and diabetes who presents with new left lower …

Health Care

Why Highway 395 is California's Most Underrated Road Trip

Roads trips have become a staple of American culture! There is no better way to see this great nation and spend time with family and friends, then …

The Most Gorgeous Waterfall in Every State

Can a bucket list have 50 entries? Your's may soon have a few more after you check out these top beauties all around the country.<p>Located in Bankhead …

Master Your Wide-Angle Lens Photography

One of the best things about a wide-angle lens is that it allows you to get gorgeous, sweeping views of a landscape.<p>With other lenses, it's difficult …

Sand and Stars

Milky Way over the Mesquite Flat Dunes, Death Valley. We set up continuous, low-level lighting on the dunes, using two LED light panels, so that we’d …

Telemedicine is getting trendy, but doctors may not be keeping up

For years, doctors have been told to look at the patient — not the computer — when providing medical care. What we haven’t been told is what to do when there’s <i>only</i> a computer.<p>Telemedicine is perhaps the most rapidly evolving area in health care. About 15 million Americans receive some form of …

Digital Health

6 Recipes That Prove You Should Be Eating Eggs for Dinner

1<p>Poached Eggs With Chile Butter and Yogurt<p>This recipe is guaranteed to hit the spot, thanks to a satisfying combination of warm pita bread, garlicky …

Collages of Iconic Architecture Transformed Into Everyday Objects

It's not uncommon to happen upon works of architecture that resemble everyday objects. Sou Fujimoto even created an entire exhibition of …

Cabinscape Houses In Ontario

The log cabin is an emblem of trailblazing through the unknown. Since the frontier days, log cabins have evolved from utilitarian and unsophisticated …

Trails

When Poses Go Wrong: The Do's and Don'ts of Model Posing (VIDEO)

Any photographer who’s worked with a model knows that one of the hardest things about the process is creating photogenic poses. It might seem simple, …

Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

Sit Down and Get Comfortable for the Coolest Photography Links of the Week

As another great week rolls by us here in the world of photography, we find Toad Hollow Photography busy at it again looking for interesting links to …

Milky Way over the saguaros

A symbol of American West, set against a symbol of the vast universe, caught last week in Saguaro National Park.<p>Gary Peltz captured the image above …

Is This the Most Beautiful Ghost Town Ever? Drone Video Captures Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature

As the shadows of the past loom around what’s left of the overgrown houses and pathways, videographer Joe Nafis has perfectly captured the rare charm …

How to Photograph the Milky Way Bow

In this article, we will take a closer look at how to photograph the Milky Way bow. I wrote this guide from the point of view of a person who has …

One Shot: the gallery offering "the most limited, limited edition photos ever" from top photographers

“It’s tangible, romantic, rich and vibrant,” replies Daan van Dam when asked what it is he loves about analogue photography. “The patience you need …

This bear refusing to wake up from hibernation is all of us

It's rare to watch a bear trying to awaken from a six-month slumber. But it's happening right now at Glacier National Park, in northwestern …