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Tim Hetherington's Photos Are a Tender Look at Male Sexuality and War

Before he died in 2011, Tim Hetherington showed us intimate moments between soldiers on the front lines.<p>On April 20, 2011, two months into the Libyan Civil War, British photojournalist Tim Hetherington was on the front lines with rebel forces at Misrata when tragedy struck. Gaddafi forces blasted …

War

How To Buy John Coltrane: The 10 Albums Every Jazz Newcomer Needs

In jazz circles, the smallest mention of <b>John Coltrane</b> usually invokes a mood of hushed reverence. That’s because Trane – as his disciples refer to …

Universal Music

David Lynch Took a Bunch of Nude Photos and They're Really Something Else

A new book crosses his dark gaze with the human body.<p>It should surprise absolutely no one that David Lynch, the <i>Twin Peaks</i> and <i>Mulholland Drive</i> director who once made a video of himself chewing on panties, is also a big fan of nude portraiture. This summer he’s releasing a huge book called <i>David</i> …

David Lynch

This Smartphone Case Turns Your iPhone Into a DSLR Camera

Improve your smartphone photography with this ingenious lens kit.<p>The iPhone has an extraordinary camera, but if you're an avid smartphone …

Mobile Photography

Southern California plans to spend $11 billion on the delta tunnels. Who will end up paying?

When the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted to finance the lion's share of the delta tunnels project, some on the board called it a bold stroke of leadership.<p>The delegations from Los Angeles and San Diego, however, called the move alarming, financially risky and …

California

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is also a stills camera and 10 other things you need to know

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K seems to be all people have been talking about since its announcement a few days ago. A 4K raw cinema camera …

Cinematography

Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris

Léonard Foujita was the toast of the art world but vanished from view in the 1930s. A new show returns him to the public gaze<p>Fifty years ago, while French youth were simmering with anger and dreaming big, one of the greatest artists of Montparnasse discreetly passed away. The painter, who died as a …

Art

The Surprising Link Between Ghosts and Cheap Rent in Japan

Japan ain’t cheap. And Tokyo consistently ranks in the top 10 for the world’s most expensive cities. As in, if you’re traveling through you might …

Real Estate

Beautiful Hong Kong Government Housing at Night

Passport Early Look<p>I made a post-processing video for Aurora HDR users on how I worked on this shot and Passport Members get an early look. It was a …

Hong Kong

Japan but not as you know it – why the Setouchi region should be on your bucket list

Miles away from the maid cafes, the manga and the Japan that mostly lies in the minds of what people imagine Tokyo to be, lies the Setouchi …

Japan

World Press Photo Contest 2018 – the winning pictures

Highlights from this year’s competition include Ronaldo Schemidt’s image of a man on fire, which took the top prize

Photography

Photos of Loneliness in New York City

Photographer Luc Kordas first moved from Europe to New York City in 2014 after living in six different countries in six different years. Since then, …

Photography

Watch Arcade Fire and Florence Welch Perform “Dog Days Are Over”

During the final London stop of their ongoing tour behind <i>Everything Now</i>, Arcade Fire brought out Florence Welch. They played her Florence and the Machine hit, “Dog Days Are Over.” Afterwards, they introduced Boy George to the stage for Culture Club’s “Karma Chameleon.” Then, they all did “Wake Up” …

Florence and the Machine

The only tea-portability solution since the tea-bag

Even with more than thrice the number of consumers than coffee, there aren’t as many urban tea-related products as there are coffee products. For …

Tea

The Cutoff Technique in Street Photography

Dear friend,A technique I learned from my good friend Charlie Kirk in street photography: what he calls the ‘cutoff technique’.<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND</b> …

Street Photography

My Favorite Places To Visit in Kyoto During Summer

One of the most annoying parts about visiting Japan is that a lot of the traditional temples and shrines you would think are ideal for golden hour …

Japan

AI-AP | Motion Arts Pro » Spotlight: The Best of March

The documentary form continues to evolve.<p>Sometimes in profound ways.<p>In 2010, the acclaimed photojournalist Eugene Richards was hired to join the crew …

Documentaries

Why Do We Feel Nervous Shooting Street Photography?

Dear friend,Why do we feel nervous shooting street photography?<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND MEET NEW PEERS at ERIC KIM EXPERIENCE</b>Street photography isn’t …

Street Photography

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why you're not as good a photographer as you think you are

Have you ever noticed that as you learn more about the world of photography, you tend to realize just how little you actually know? This phenomenon …

Psychology

How to Create a Film Look for Your Photos From Scratch in Lightroom

The film look is currently enjoying a resurgence, and with that have come many preset packs and the like. While some of those are great, practicing …

Tutorials

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Tutorials

New study has a theory for why we haven’t found aliens yet, and it makes a whole lot of sense

Mankind has been gazing into space for some time now, but scientists still haven’t found any evidence that intelligent life exists in our neck of the …

Research

Alexa Chung’s Guide To Tokyo

Like any seasoned traveller, Alexa Chung took on Tokyo with a list of districts to explore and hot spots to tick off. She even took <i>Vogue</i> along for …

Japan

Miles Davis & John Coltrane – The Final Tour

Sometime around the mid-1980’s, I bought an LP copy of <i>Miles Davis & John Coltrane Live in Stockholm 1960</i>, on the Swedish label Dragon Records. The …

Flute

Jack White Calls Tekashi69 And Trippie Red’s Music ‘Dangerous’ And Dubs It ‘The New Punk Rock’

The seemingly endless wave of rabble-rousing, rule-breaking Soundcloud rappers has been likened to first wave punk in the past, but with no less an authority than rock superstar Jack White now making the comparison, it’s all but sealed the nascent “mumble rap” movement as the second coming of the …

Jack White

The 20 most hipster cities in the US — and why you should consider moving to one

Grand Rapids

How to shoot spontaneity on the streets

“I find myself in this place right now, where I feel like I’m floating in air, or just turning over and over on my way down and watching everything go by,” photographer Joel Meyerowitz laments slowly, his tongue carrying the weight of every syllable. “There isn’t much time ahead. I don’t know how …

Street Photography

Taking a Walk and Taking Pictures in 1980s New York

Robert Herman’s Kodachromes of 1980s New York City form part of his series of street photography taken from 1978 to 2005. A film student at NYU, …

Street Photography

These photos perfectly capture the sweet awkwardness of adolescence

Teens in the internet era grow up at an exponential rate, as the endless amount of images on social media influence their fast transition to adulthood. In the force of this speed, it becomes easy to forget the tender awkwardness that defines adolescence: silently getting used to the changes of …

Photographers

10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching

Image: Netflix<p>We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it's difficult to filter through it all. How many times do …

TV