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DIY: An Ultraviolet Flash for Black Light Photography

Back in May, a body painter offered to collaborate with me for a photo shoot with airbrushed models. This offer gave me a reason to finally …

Better photo tips: 60 of the most amazing, surprising, incredible bits of photography advice you’ll ever read

Following on from our popular 77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything post, we’re bringing you this list of 60 …

Landscape Photography

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

Tutorials

Abstract Macro Photos of Menstrual Blood Capture the Beauty of Life

“Beauty in Blood” is an ongoing project by Denver-based artist Jen Lewis that consists of abstract macro photographs of Lewis’ own menstrual …

Top 5 Tips for Lighting a Wedding by Photographer Ryan Brenizer

Here’s a 10-minute video in which well-known wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer shares 5 of his top tips for lighting in wedding photography. He …

Shooting Simple Product Photos with Printer Paper and a Window

Indian photographer Kunal Daswani created this short and sweet beginner’s tutorial on how you can easily shoot a product photo using natural window …

Idea: Use a Long Exposure at Night to Shoot a Starry Double Image

This starry double exposure-style photograph was made using a single long exposure. Photographer Ted Schiele was 190 seconds into a long exposure …

Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Nature Photography

How to Get Great Prints from your Digital Darkroom

One of the great joys of digital photography is the ability to quickly and simply produce large, stunning prints from the comfort of your own home, …

Tutorials

The real story behind ‘Flashlight’ (the new ‘Cups’?) from Pitch Perfect 2

By now, you’ve seen <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> and, more likely than not, you haven’t been able to listen to much else besides the film’s beefed-up soundtrack. …

Anna Kendrick

Upfronts 2015: PEOPLE Editors Preview Their Most Anticipated Shows

Set your DVRs!<p>This week, the major TV networks announced their upcoming fall and midseason shows. Here are the top 15 choices PEOPLE’s own TV team is …

TV

The First Alcohol-Serving Taco Bell Opens In Chicago, With More On The Way

Alcohol has never been hard to find at Taco Bell, at least during the Mexican fast food chain's signature Fourthmeal period late at night. It courses through patrons' veins! Now, though, one Taco Bell in Chicago is making the presence of alcohol official by putting it on the menu... <i>and</i> hiring a …

The 8 Craziest Ways McDonald's Has Tried to Boost Sales

Reporter<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This week marks 75 years since the first McDonald’s restaurant opened for business -- and what a strange, strange trip it has been.<p>While the fast-food chain is the largest in the world, the company has been in a serious slump in …

McDonald's

These Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies Will Put All Your Other Desserts to Shame

While Valentine's Day has come and gone, we at <b>Spoon</b> appreciate a good dessert anytime of the year. These red velvet cheesecake brownies are a hybrid of three of your favorite sweets: red velvet cake, cheesecake and brownies. Whether you're craving something with chocolate or something with cream …

Frieze's New "Fun-House" Maze is Filled with Puzzles and Obstacles

The contemporary art fair Freize New York opened to VIPs and collectors today, May 13, at Randall's Island and it's the first day people have been experiencing an intriguing installation. <i>Tribute to Flux-Labyrinth 1976/2015</i> is a 200-foot-long one-way maze of narrow corridors and rooms where visitors …

Modern Art

Faking the Look of Super Slow Motion by Animating Still Photos

Here’s a 1-minute video titled “Revolution,” created by Dubai-based photographer Sherif Mokbel “to support all the free people fighting for their …

Organizing and Archiving Your Photos

It’s spring cleaning time and that means organizing a lifetime or two worth of photos! Whooo! (Guh.)<p>Let’s break this daunting task into bite-size …