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'Excited to see your angry comments!' Photographer Terry Richardson gladly courts controversy by sharing a VERY close-up image of girlfriend Skinny's long armpit hair on Instagram

• <b>The 51-year-old took to social media on Tuesday to post a photo of his girlfriend Alexandra 'Skinny' Bolotow's curly armpit hair</b>• <b><br>The image was taken</b> …

TimesLIVE

9 Ugly Lessons About Sex From Big Data

Big Data: the friend you met at a bar after your usual two drinks, plus one. You leaned in, listening more intently than usual. “Digital footprint.” …

South Carolina

How to Capture Amazing Photos of Piers Using 3 Key Elements of Composition

Ahh, the romance of piers in photographs, novels and movies. They evoke many memories – of storms, sunsets, family vacations, loneliness and the …

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

Tutorials

The western front in 1917-1919 and now – interactive

Bomb damage in Paris, the Meuse-Argonne offensive by US troops, the destruction of Ypres and the creation of the Cenotaph in London ... archive photographs of significant events of the first world war in Belgium, France, Ireland and England are matched with the locations today. This is the second …

2014 Emerging Photography Contender: David Gardner

Helpful Tutorial Shows You the Best Ways to Reduce Noise in Photoshop

Noise reduction, much like sharpening, is one of those post-processing tools that is often overused or used improperly, yielding terrible results. …

Fstoppers Review Of The Panasonic Lumix GH4: Is It Ready For Professional Use?

In short, no it is not. But a few minor dealbreakers are all that stand between leaving this camera on the shelf, and making it best digital camera …

Photos of Photos Being Taken: A Fascinating Meta Look at the Photographic Process

Warren and June Krupsaw, a husband/wife photography duo, have created an interesting series called <i>Photographer/Photographs</i>. A unique take on the …

Creative Couple Pose as Indy and Professor Jones for Viral 21st Anniversary Pic

If you’re gonna do an anniversary picture, THIS is the way to do it. After hundreds of Redditors last year pointed out his resemblance to Sean …

DIY Photo Recipe Book

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Remember cookbooks?<p>Those dusty tomes that somehow accumulate on your kitchen shelves but you hardly ever crack open?<p>…

Back to the Basics: ISO and Noise Explained

As photography technology continues to improve year in and year out, the ISO ranges we’re capable of pulling quality images from are getting truly …

10 Things Google Should Consider in Launching a Standalone Photo Sharing Service

Google used to have a standalone photo sharing service. It was called Picasa. I never really liked it. It wasn’t a very social site. I thought Flickr …

Lens Between Us: Couple Documents Their Travels with Simultaneous Portraits of Each Other

Globe-trotting photographer couple Peter Sedlacik and Zuzu Galova have found a fun way to document their travels around the world. Wherever they are, …

Family life: Costumes and sibling rivalry, We Didn’t Start the Fire by Billy Joel and narna bread

Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes<p>Snapshot<b>:</b> Fancy dress and fraternal rivalry<p>This photograph was taken for a local newspaper, probably in the late 1940s. I think the village was having a show and some of the children went in fancy dress in the hope of winning a competition. My …

Clever Infographic for Brides Reveals All of the Little Known Costs of Being a Wedding Photographer

We’ve said this about a few other wedding photography resources, but this infographic is the kind of thing every bride and groom should be shown …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

Why is multiple inheritance so abhorred? | Ars Technica

MI can be a powerful feature when executed correctly, but it's hard to master.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common</i> …

21 Genius Gadgets On Kickstarter Right Now

Check out the campaigns that will change your life tomorrow, today.

The 50 Best Documentaries Streaming on Netflix 2014

One thing Netflix is quietly doing very well is streaming some of the best documentaries of the last few years. Nearly all of our favorite …

15 Pictures Of 'The Most Alien-Looking Place On Earth'

Because of its extreme isolation from other land masses, Socotra has very unique plant life, a third of which can be found nowhere else in the world.<p>Not only are the plant endemic to Socotra, but they look weird as can be, causing people to refer to it as "the most alien-looking place on earth."

National Parks

The Entire History Of Western Civilization... In 5 Minutes

If you could compress 2,600 years of cultural history into one moment, it'd look something like this.<p>The stunning visualization created by Maximilian Schich, an art historian at the University of Texas at Dallas, depicts the birth and death locations of history's most influential people.<p>Schich's …

Best Summer Trips 2014

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

99 Common Photography Problems (and how to solve them)

As well as being one of the most expensive hobbies around, photography is also one of the more technical pastimes you can pursue. But it doesn't have …

5 Reasons Why Photography Businesses Fail (and How to Prevent Them)

Running a photography business into the ground is pretty easy to do with all the expensive equipment, travel, and studio space that many new …

Video: Inspirational Words on Having Confidence as a Photographer

We are our own worst critics. It’s always the case. Naturally, we see the works of others and gawk in amazement, but when viewing our own work we can …

People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer

We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health. Now research suggests that having a sense of purpose or direction in life may also be beneficial.<p>To find out if having a sense of purpose has an effect on aging and adult development, Patrick Hill, an assistant …

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …