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The Devil’s Photography Dictionary

<b>Picture</b> — A representation in two dimensions of something wearisome in three. – <i>Ambrose Bierce</i><p>I’m a fan of the satirical and cynical definitions of …

How a Single Photograph Can Change a Person’s Perspective: The Pale Blue Dot

The photograph known as “The Pale Blue Dot” (seen below the video) is an image taken in 1990 by the <i>Voyager</i> <i>1</i> space probe. Taken from an unfathomable …

Understanding a Photograph by John Berger – review

First published on Fri 22 Nov 2013 11.56 EST<p>This new selection of more than 20 essays, edited by Geoff Dyer and including previously uncollected pieces, is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding the power of this ubiquitous medium. Spanning some 40 years, they include pieces on …

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42 Great Photos and Photography Links from the Last 7 Days

As another terrific week in the world of photography passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been focused on finding links to the best tutorials, …

Nightscapes: Photographing the City at Night

The idea of taking photographs at night can be counterintuitive to the novice photographer. After all, photography is an art, a craft, a technology …

How to Optimize Photos for Search Engines

Optimize photos for search engines and take a vital step toward directing traffic to your blog or website

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Turkey: Kurdish protests over wall at Syria border

Protests against Turkish plans to build a wall along the Syrian border have erupted into violent clashes with police.<p>In the border towns of Nusaybin and Cizre, demonstrators set off firecrackers and threw Molotov cocktails.<p>Riot police deployed tear gas and fired live ammunition to disperse the …

Warsaw prepares to host fresh global climate talks

Delegates from almost 200 nations will begin talks in the Polish capital, Warsaw, on Monday to prepare for a global summit on a UN climate pact.<p>The search for new targets on emissions cuts promises to be a hotly debated issue with many developed nations eager to set a more cautious tone, but some …

Brazil government confirms increase in Amazon deforestation

Deforestation in the Amazon increased by nearly a third over the past year, according to Brazilian government figures released on Thursday. This huge rise is blamed on relaxation of environment laws.<p>The Amazon rainforest is considered one of the world’s most important natural defences against …

Do the maths: the science behind the numbers that govern our lives

In the mid-60s, the psychiatrist Charles Hofling wanted to know more about the way nurses and doctors interact with one another, so he devised an experiment, in a real hospital. While on duty, the nurses would receive a telephone call from a doctor, who ordered them to give a 20mg dose of medicine …

Old trolleybuses return to Moscow for 80th anniversary parade

The Russian trolley bus marked its 80th birthday on Saturday with a parade in Moscow.<p>The display of retro buses dating back to the 1950s attracted a small crowd at the square outside the Bolshoi Theatre.<p>Relics of a bygone era crawled along the Russian capital’s main streets as the city …

An Infinite Staircase by David McCracken | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at this year’s annual Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia is this fun piece titled <i>Diminish and Ascend</i> by artist David …