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How you strike a selfie pose says a lot about you

Before Facebook, before Instagram, before cell phones with cameras, there was pretty much one way to be in a photo: drag a smile across your face, throw a "V-sign" if you were 14, and if you were feeling particularly jaunty, drop your jaw several inches and say a facetious "ta-da!"<p>No one knew to …

The Creativity Field Guide for Photographers

This new eBook is designed to deliver over 100 ideas, images and sources of inspiration to take your photography to new heights. <b>Found here: The</b> …

This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

Every image you take has a secret life, an unseen alto ego that defines it. When you look at an image on screen, you see a representation of the …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

An elephant bull attacking a hippopotamus, butterflies fighting and deforestation are among this week's pick of images from the natural world

Interesting Images Mirrored from Ubiquitous Street Puddles

Photographer Manuel Plantin, who also goes by the name Yodamanu, is on to something. Apparently, the French lensman has stumbled onto a trick that …

The 13 Most Popular DSLRS Among dPS Readers

It has been a few months since we last shared a ‘Popular DSLR’ post here on dPS and with many of our readers considering purchasing a camera in the …

Weekend readers' best photographs: glow

From sunsets to cakes: your best pictures on this week's theme, glow<p>The next topic is snack (to appear November 30). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday November 20; please supply …

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …

Creating a Black and White High Contrast Portrait Edit in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop …

Jailed Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond: 'My days of hacking are done'

Jeremy Hammond, the Anonymous hacktivist who released millions of emails relating to the private intelligence firm Stratfor, has denounced his prosecution and lengthy prison sentence as a “vengeful, spiteful act” designed to put a chill on politically-motivated hacking.<p>Hammond was sentenced on …

Study Finds Condition of Polar Bears in Arctic’s Chukchi Sea Stable Despite Sea Ice Loss

A recent study found that the condition of polar bears in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea has remained stable despite sea ice loss, while the condition of another population in the Beaufort Sea has declined.<p>The researchers studied the overall health and reproductive rates of polar bears in the Chukchi …

The dark side of diamonds | Latin America

<b>No subject is off limits - Redi Tlhabi talks frankly to inspiring and intriguing personalities from across the world.</b><p>"A diamond is forever," claims the marketing - and yes, this precious stone has come to signify eternal, sparkling romance.<p>But diamonds also have a dark side - as a commodity that …

Anonymous Hacker Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To Max Penalty Of 10 Years In Prison

One of the most active hackers in the collective known as Anonymous and the source of WikiLeaks’ largest ever leak of secret documents was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison–the most severe penalty so far of any of the activist hackers who rampaged across the Internet in the chaotic summer of …

On The Timeless Appeal Of 'Calvin & Hobbes'

Bill Watterson brought an end to <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i> in 1995, after just 10 years of writing and drawing the comic strip. But to his many devoted fans, that shockheaded boy and his tiger are as important today as they were when they first appeared in daily papers all around the country.<p>Filmmaker Joel …

Who's afraid of the American gray wolf?

There is no wild animal in America today more revered and reviled than the gray wolf. In Yellowstone National Park, wolf watchers line up along the Lamar Valley like paparazzi stalking pop stars. Meanwhile, in Catron County, New Mexico, schools build cages around bus stops, and a doctor sends a …

Gay rights is getting caught up in the geopolitics of eastern Europe

The battle over gay rights in Russia is getting a lot of attention because of its recently-passed law banning so-called "gay propaganda" and the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.<p>But Russia isn't the only country in the region where homosexuality has become the focus of intense debate.<p>"What we are …