Alexandra Burt

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A Guide to Creating Mood in your Images

Moody photographs, we all love them, but how can we take them ourselves? I guess first we need to know what mood means, it's a pretty abstract …

Three Photography Projects That Will Improve Your Skills

When it comes to improving your photography, it's hard to beat the tried-and-true method of learning by doing. Photography projects will give you …

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

Ormond Gigli's "Girls in the Windows: And Other Stories"

In 1960, photojournalist Ormond Gigli assembled 43 women, dressed them in refined, colorful garb and situated them in 41 windows across the facade of a building. Over 50 years later, the image born of that shoot stands as a triumph within art photography. The "Girls in the Windows" photograph was …

Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia comes to life in this amazing step-by-step video - The Fox Is Black

Antoni Gaudi’s Barcelona masterpiece Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família has been under construction since 1882, and it’s not slated to …

How to Get Flat Abs, Have Amazing Sex and Rule the World in 8 Easy Steps

The covers of most men's and women's magazines have similar headlines: "Get Great Abs" and "Have Amazing Sex."<p>From the looks of it, these two issues have been recycled over and over (with some other stereotypically gender-relevant articles thrown in) on every <i>Men's Health</i>, <i>Maxim</i>, <i>Cosmopolitan</i> and</i> …

Health Care

Interactive Installation Invites Visitors to Manipulate Clouds

<i>Cloud Pink</i> is an interactive installation by Seoul-based creative Everyware (formed by Hyunwoo Bang and Yunsil Heo) that allows the public to live out their childhood dreams of touching and manipulating clouds. The immersive piece features a fabric screen that invites visitors to poke and prod the …

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

New York City

Best of Eyewitness - wildlife

Nature at its best

Todd Bretl Underwater Photography

Underwater Photography

Three Modern Travel Writing Classics

While I’ve met a few modern-day nomads in my travels, most of us can’t be on the road all the time. So how can we keep our wanderlust satiated in those stretches between journeys? We can escape into a really good book that brings a far-off place to us.<p>Here are three extraordinary travel narratives …

BBC News

Nikon's AW1 is the world's first waterproof interchangeable-lens digital camera (hands-on)

Have any interest in bringing an interchangeable-lens camera along on your next snorkeling adventure? You could pick up a pricey DSLR housing, sure, but you might want to consider Nikon's new 1-Series AW1, the first digital device of its kind to score an integrated waterproof enclosure. An O-ring …

Some of the 25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures assembled by Ants Magazine

Some of the <i>25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures</i> assembled by Ants Magazine. Click on the images for captions and visit the gallery for more rainbows.

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Get 6 Days of Online Photography Training For Free This Week at Photo Week

Here at dPS we are all about helping people of all experience levels to improve their photography. This week we’re excited to see our friends at …