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Self-Segregation: Why It's So Hard for Whites to Understand Ferguson

One reason for the racial divide over Michael Brown's death is that white Americans tend to talk mostly to other white people.<p>The shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, and the anger poured out in response by Ferguson’s mostly black …

14 Female Photographers You Should Know Now

Professional photography has been historically dominated by men, and in certain areas, we still see low representation of women (e.g. the number of …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."<p>Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can express.<p>During her 86 years, she wrote seven autobiographies, was active in …

Smithsonian Photo Contest 2014 finalists – in pictures

The Smithsonian website has announced the 60 finalists for its 11th annual photo contest. From Japanese snow monkeys to Indonesian spear fishers, over 50,000 images were submitted by photographers from 132 different countries, with 10 finalists selected in each of the six competition categories: …

How to Crop Nondestructively in Photoshop

A good crop in Photoshop can go a long way to improve the composition of a photo. Selectively discarding pixels can really help focus the viewer’s …

Photogs Take Note: A Blood Moon Eclipse is Set to Take Place Early on April 15th

On April 15th, a rather rare astronomical event is taking place: the “blood moon.” While technically nothing more than a lunar eclipse, this …

Model from Target Photoshop Fail Makes Light of the Blunder on Ellen

The Target Photoshop blunder last month attracted a LOT of bad press for the company. Target was called out in a big way, they had to come out and …

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

Landscape Photography

How to Use Selective Focus for More Creative Images

Ansel Adams and his work remain central to photography discussions; he’s been a source of inspiration and emulation for generations of photography …

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

The first ever selfie, taken in 1839 - a picture from the past

First published on Fri 7 Mar 2014 10.20 EST

Father Captures Carefree Childhood at Its Best in Heartwarming B&W Photo Series

Everybody takes photos of their family, trying their best to keep a chronicle of their children as they grow up. They capture moments both mundane …