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40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

40<p>‘It Might Get Loud’ (2008)<p>Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (<i>An Inconvenient Truth</i>) hangs out with three generations of innovative guitarists — Jimmy …

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Grand Central, Jealousy: this week’s new films

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (12A)<br>(Matt Reeves, 2014, US) Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell. 130 mins<p>One branch higher up the evolutionary tree than its summer rivals, this sequel combines spectacular, sophisticated visuals with a story that takes a …

Original Observer photography: June 2014

Photography,Art and design,Culture,Daniel Sturridge,Fashion,The Simpsons,Jamie Oliver,Metallica,Victoria Pendleton,Fashion photography<p>There's Michael C Hall, Jamie Oliver, Metallica, Parquet Courts, Bat for Lashes, fashion, football and lots more for your photographic delectation in this month's …

25 of the best World Cup photos ever – in pictures

Our sports picture editor, Jonny Weeks, has trawled the archives to pick out some of the best World Cup images ever taken. From the iconic shot of Diego Maradona taking on six Belgium players in 1982 – the real story of which can be read here – to the moment John Aldridge went berserk on the …

11 Songs You Should Download This Weekend

Photo: Esquire<p><b>Miranda Lambert, "Hard Staying Sober"</b><p>Because right before the blistering pedal steel solo, sobriety loses its shine when she indignantly (rhetorically?) asks, "Why you think we all drink?" What's more country than 12 steps back you can two-step to?<p><i>Related: Exclusive Reveal: Miranda's</i> …

All you need to #JoinIn with the #WorldCup

With Brazil 2014’s Opening Match only two days away, the demand for FIFA World Cup™ coverage is continuing to grow. As a result, <b>FIFA.com</b> provides …

FIFA World Cup

Quick Tutorial Shows You How to Create a Tilt-Shift Effect in Photoshop

Tilt-shift images can be made one of two ways: one is to capture them in-camera using a tilt-shift lens, and the other is to create the effect in …

Tokyo International Photography Competition Call for Submissions

Photographers living or working in North America, Europe and Japan are invited to submit their work to be considered in the Tokyo International …

The 20 photographs of the week

The aftermath of the Soma mine disaster, the Glasgow School of Art fire, the Cannes film festival – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Photo Inspiration: The Best of the Best of 2013

Happy 2014! The future is now.<p>We love Januaries. They’re a great time to look back at the amazingness of the previous year, and make resolutions for …

Pano Selfie Is The New Selfie

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>You’ve pretty much mastered the selfie … impeccable arm extension, flawless duck face, precision head tilt.<p>All that …

Find Out What It Takes To BeA Profesh Photographer

This is Margo. -><p>She takes all the photos for the Photojojo Shop, like these. -><p>She gets money (& snacks) for doing that, so that makes her a</i> …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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Getting Sharper Images - an Understanding of Focus Modes

The longer you shoot, the larger the repertoire of subjects and assignments you photograph becomes. You start off photographing flowers in the …

Digital Photography

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

The TV Show 1: Pilot

There's a television renaissance going on. At no other time have so many great shows been on at the same time. At no other time could we watch them …

10 of Shakespeare's Best Dirty Jokes

<b>By Kalli Damschen, Baylor University</b><p>William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of all time, and his plays have …

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Unusual Words

abacinate<p>To blind by putting a hot copper basin near someone's eyes<p>abderian<p>Given to incessant or idiotic laughter<p>abecedarian<p>A person who is learning …

The Longer You Look, The Truer It Gets

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal deep in extra time as Croatia beat England 2-1 in an utterly gripping World Cup semi-final in Moscow on …

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17 of the Greatest Camera Hacks of All Time

We recently took a look at some of the best camera hacks that will save you tons of money. Today we’ve decided to turn things up a notch and progress …

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Candid Wedding Photography in India

“Indian Wedding Photography as a genre of photography has really come of age over the last few years. It’s come a long way from the traditional …

8 New Apps You Should Know

Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just check some of these. This is a …

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Charles Dickens: Our Mutual Friend (Audiobook Extract) read by Robert Hardy

101 Photo Industry Professionals You Should Follow on Twitter

Want to keep up with what’s happening in the photo industry? Then this list is for you. We were planning to stop at 50, but before we knew it we …