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Unbuilt Los Angeles: the city that might have been – in pictures

From the offshore Santa Monica freeway to a mini Las Vegas with pyramids and the Parthenon, Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell look at the LA that never happened<p>Never Built Los Angeles is published by Metropolis Books

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Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

'Obama has killed our dream': Cuban immigrants marooned in Mexico and Central America after Obama ends their special status

Alexander Gutierrez Garcia left Cuba last August, beginning a treacherous journey up the spine of South and Central America in a quest to reach the United States.<p>Along the way, he was robbed, kidnapped and fell ill. No matter. As a Cuban, Gutierrez, 36, knew all he had to do was reach the U.S. and …

5 Camera Accessories You Actually Can't Live Without

Check Out This List of Five Accessories to Help Your Photography<p>In theory, you could <i>survive</i> without these camera accessories, but as photographers, …

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Roll Out The Red Carpet — Your Snapchat Story Could Make You A Star

Snapchat stories and big-screen blockbusters don't have a whole lot in common beyond the fact that both can feature celebrities. The production …

How to Take Decent Pictures of the Sky at Night

GIF<p>It might look easy, but taking an epic photo of the night sky in all its glory takes skill. You have to be in the right place with the right …

Trump on immigration: No amnesty, no pivot

<b>Phoenix (CNN) —</b> That idea that Donald Trump is softening his immigration policy: Not going to happen.<p>The Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday re-upped the harsh immigration rhetoric that electrified his primary campaign, vowing "no amnesty" for undocumented migrants living in the United …

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A home for Sofia: A single mother's struggle in Caracas | Humanitarian crises

<b>Caracas, Venezuela -</b> Carla's dreams evaporate with the rising of the sun, as rays of pink push past a flimsy curtain and illuminate a room barely large enough for a bed and armoire. A television hangs on the wall, the end credits of the Disney film Frozen fixed on the screen. With slow, cautious …

Venezuela

The kidnapping of Mary Skeele

On a Sunday night in February 1933, Mary Boswell Skeele received a phone call at her Los Angeles home from a man who said her husband had been in an automobile accident. The caller said a car was being dispatched to pick her up and take her to the hospital.<p>Within minutes, a man and a woman came to …

How Instagram Changed Street Photography

Gary takes a drag from his cigarette as he listened to the Colts defeat the Broncos in his small box radio. He is originally from San Diego, but …

Mobile Photography

Bending the Light: A New Documentary About Lens Makers and Photos Takers

<i>Bending the Light</i> is a new documentary film by renowned filmmaker Michael Apted about the journey of glass from the artisans who have dedicated their …

Do Visual Push-Ups Everyday to Grow as a Photographer

Please note that I do not know who originally coined the phrase “visual push-ups”. I have heard it used many times and find it very suitable to …

The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You As A Photographer

Let's face it; the industry is changing. Art directors and potential clients are not looking to simply hire a photographer anymore. They do not care …

Photography

Photographing Stars Using a Kit Lens

Looking at a starry sky while sitting in the open is always a soothing experience, but shooting those stars is a much better one. Have you seen those …

Five Fundamental Compositional Theories You Should Master Today

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Landscape Photography

Think Tank: support parent power and workers will keep on giving

The arrival of a first born changes everything, but there is a simple solution that doesn’t just help parents but helps parents help themselves<p>Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr are amongst the most photogenic couples to split soon after becoming parents but they certainly aren’t the only ones. The …

Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and …

Digital Art

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

Using Toys and Forced Perspective to Get Professional, Low-Budget Visual Effects

While working on a feature film called <i>The Grind</i>, filmmaker Vashi Nedomansky had to come up with a way to shoot a flashback scene, complete with …

How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

A Musician Spent 24 Hours Posing for this Amazing Time-Lapse Music Video

Every once in a while someone gets really, really creative and it makes our jaws drop. Such is the case with UK pop artist Dan Black’s timelapse …

5 Essential Photo Apps for Your Phone

The smartphone has not only revolutionized the way we live but also completely altered the landscape of modern photography. If you have any doubts …

Hey Kids! Wanna Be a Pro Photographer? Here’s How!

There has been a lot of talk recently about how best to succeed as a professional photographer, now that “everybody is a photographer.” A recent post …

9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

Secret Ad Message Targets Kids

What if you had a message that you wanted to reach abused kids, but not their abusers? A Spanish group, Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation (ANAR) came up with a novel solution. As described at Gizmodo, they developed an outdoor ad that uses a lenticular lens layer to show different …

Steven Spielberg Premieres 'Obama' — A Parody Follow Up To 'Lincoln'

Steven Spielberg teamed up with the White House Saturday night at the Correspondents' Dinner to deliver a mock followup to his award-winning biopic "Lincoln" about the current president simply titled "Obama."<p>Naturally, he chose Hollywood's favorite method actor for the part:

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Oscar the chimp to delight UK cinema-goers

The death of a mother chimpanzee usually proves fatal for her babies. Rarely do other female chimps step in to adopt orphans, and adult males are too …

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