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So You Want to Read Southern Gothic: Here’s Where to Start

Deep in the swampy backwaters of Kingdom Come, its richest resident, Thomas, shoulders the dual responsibilities of caring for his conjoined triplet …

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

Books

Chipotle Chicken Nachos Recipe

Nachos topped with chipotle-spiced ground chicken, pinto beans, and gobs of melty cheese make for a hearty party snack or an easy weeknight meal.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil1 pound ground chicken1 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon dried oregano1 1/4 …

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

The Hidden Ecosystem Of The Walmart Parking Lot

Stick around outside a Walmart long enough and you’ll notice that a lot of people actually live there. In a new series, photographer Nolan Conway documents these parking lot nomads.<p>Pull into a Walmart parking lot late at night and you’ll probably run into a few RVs that didn’t quite make it to …

How To Find Your Best Natural Light Source

You probably know by now that natural light from a window will create beautiful images. This free and readily available light source is my first …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Landscape Photography

Curator: An iPad App For Designers & Visual Thinkers

Curator is a newly launched iPad app that’s tailored specifically for designers and visual thinkers, i.e., for us! It’s essentially a new visual …

iPad Apps

Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

Mobile Photography

Is Emotion Really The Enemy Of Reason?

If you let emotion guide your decisions, are you setting yourself up to fail? The answer depends largely on one key thing.<p>A great leader makes great decisions, and for much of human history, great decisions were thought to be made with cold logic. The idea that emotion was the enemy of reason …

Psychology

Polaroid’s Tiny Little Camera Cube Is Cute As Candy

The two major new products Polaroid showed off at CES this week couldn’t have been more different. On the one hand, the Polaroid Socialmatic, a half-digital, half-instant camera with powerful technology but a sadly compromised physical design that wasn’t half so cute as the product deserved. But …

Polaroid Photography

Archivio Font Family by Resistenza

Archivio Type Family.<p>The <b>Archivio</b> font family takes its inspiration from geometric typefaces of the early 20th century. Type foundry Resistenza has …

Review: Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 90 is Vintage Inspiration for Modern Times

The Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 might just be that unusually sexy gem that will intrigue the masses and add a dash or two of fun into your photography. A …

J.N. Silva - -South Street Seaport Instameet - This weekend,...

<b>-South Street Seaport Instameet -</b><p>This weekend, Instagram encouraged photographers worldwide to host and attend meetups, or ‘instameets’. These meets …

8 Amazing Flickr Street Photographers Whose Work You Should Follow

Street photography deals primarily with telling stories. The stories don’t need to be elaborate in order to be effective; in fact, simpler is often …

Street Photography