Kelsey

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How to Convert Photos to Black and White in Lightroom

Today I’m going to show you just how easy to use, and effective Lightroom is, for converting colour photos to powerful black and white images. The …

25 iPhone Apps That Could Change Your Life

There are too many silly apps to choose from, but these are actually super useful.

Mother Creates Adorable Adventures for Her Sleeping Son

As we've seen many times before, with Adele Enersen's <i>Mila's Daydreams</i> or with Anna Eftimie's <i>Blackboard Adventures</i>, magical adventures can happen when a baby is dreaming. Well, that is, if the baby has a creative parent! In the series that's quickly making its way around the web, mother Queenie Liao …

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If …

An Insider's View Of 19th-Century Paris (Even The Urinals)

A city under construction — and destruction — is currently on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" is a collection of 19th-century photographs of one of the world's most beloved cities as it transitioned from medieval architectural hodgepodge …

How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography

The human body has been a common subject of photography since the 19th century, when boudoir “artist studies” first served as substitutes for live …

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6 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Professional Photographers

If you’re looking for a roundup of the best apps for filters/composite images/HDR/etc., then you’ve come to the wrong post. These are the iPhones …

5 Essential Photo Apps for Your Phone

The smartphone has not only revolutionized the way we live but also completely altered the landscape of modern photography. If you have any doubts …

The Basics of Using ND Grads to Improve Your Landscapes

As I’ve written before, the hardest part of landscape photography is retaining detail in a bright sky with a darker foreground. There are several …

50 Animal Pictures You Need To See Before You Die

A very few absolutely essential pictures that you probably need to look at if you want to be a complete person.

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

22 American Fast Foods That Aren't About To Apologize For Anything

♫ "...And I'm proud to be an American, where nothing comes fat-free..." ♪

Flipboard for Journalists

Inside Flipboard / June 5, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Black and White Conversions: An Introduction to Luminosity

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Warning – the following is quite advanced (even geeky) and I must assume the reader has a working knowledge of channels, …

Couples who meet online are slightly less likely to divorce and somewhat happier with their marriages than those who meet offline, a new study suggests: http://cbc.sh/OvKVFFF The research led by University of Chicago psychology professor John Cacioppo, found that those who met online tended to be older, more likely to be employed, and higher earners than those who met offline. Cacioppo said the finding that most surprised him was that "dramatic shift" in how people are meeting a spouse since the advent of the internet. If you're in a relationship, how did you meet your partner?

10 Ways to Change Lives Through Photography (And Where You Can Start Today)

Every photographer has his or her own reason — or reasons — for why they engage in this particular art form. For some, it may be a hobby that …

11 Of The World’s Hottest Bikes

New York City’s soon-to-be-launched bike-sharing program has met with Big Apple-size skepticism. It’s too dangerous for a city with so little cycling infrastructure, detractors cry. The bike stations are too ugly (and a blight on historic neighborhoods), and the bikes themselves are crass …

Carbon Fiber

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2013/may/06/hungry-planet-what-world-eats<p>720<p>Californian photographer Peter Menzel visited 24 …

How Photographers ‘Photoshopped’ Their Pictures Back in 1946

Retouching and manipulating photographs is done with fancy photo-editing programs these days, but back in 1946, making adjustments required a lot …

Unpaid internships are just wrong

As the summer approaches, all of my friends are looking for work. And this year, like every year, many of us will end up working for free. They're called unpaid internships and they are increasingly common; a necessary stepping-stone to paid employment.<p>These internships are particularly prevalent …

A poop of one’s own: Is office defecation the last taboo for women at work?

Shortly after crushing your morning coffee at the office, it starts: That rumble-in-the-Bronx, the growl of your intestines working their magic, …

My Knitted Boyfriend: Body Pillow for Lonely People

A life-sized knitted body pillow in the shape of a man, with customizable accessories, aims to ease loneliness with constant cozy companionship. …

Joe Schlesinger has been a journalist for 65 years. He has jumped out of a helicopter under enemy fire in Vietnam, crossed the Khyber Pass on foot from Pakistan to Afghanistan, and ridden an elephant with an army patrol through rice paddies in Cambodia. Now, he says, his full-time job is growing old. http://cbc.sh/ogKCEnM "I've worn out two hip replacements... I've been held together by slings, stitches and plaster casts, treated with acupuncture needles, ultrasound devices and had traction devices yanking at my spine and a leg. I also take oodles of pills... "But I refuse to let any of this affect my taste for life. If anything, I have a greater appreciation of its joys large and small. "Above all, what sustains me is the love of my family. And that makes everything else tolerable and worthwhile." This week, CBC News presents a series on life for people 60 years and older. Canadians are living longer than ever before, a fact that is radically changing the meaning of retirement. Many people see it as a time of reinvention, a time to try new things. 6 inspiring stories of reinvention after the age of 60 http://cbc.sh/8wTp48D (Photo: Evan Mitsui / CBC)

A Wild Country Grows in South Sudan

Day one is Thursday, and we roll out of Juba, South Sudan, in the ambassador’s official ride, a Toyota Land Cruiser in spotless white. The driver’s door is showered with gold stars across a familiar sky blue flag and the words L’UNION EUROPÉENNE, the heraldry of someone who matters in this vast, …

Chris Hadfield Wrings Out Water In Space In Crazy Video

International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has been doing plenty of crazy things in space lately, but his latest experiment may take the …

TV networks: Live from Boston with sensationalism and speculation

Jaime Weinman on problematic coverage in the wake of unspeakable tragedy<p>The horrible terror attack in Boston has produced a lot of problematic …