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Here's What Japan's Legendary Samurai Really Looked Like

"Society convulsed, opposing clans fought, masterless samurai rebelled against an unrelenting modernization, all in just 20 years."<p><i>The history and lore surrounding Japan's samurai warriors is as fascinating as it is complex. Aside</i> <i>from representations in cinema, very few actual photographs depicting</i> …


The Playful Street Photography of Pau Buscató

Pau Buscató is a street photographer who has a knack for capturing playful moments in which subjects and scenes come together in curious ways for …


I'm Raising A Biracial Daughter In Japan, Where She's Surrounded By Blackface

I live in Tokyo, in a homogenous society where 98.5 percent of the population is Japanese. My wife Haruki is Japanese, and my 4-year-old daughter Kantra is the only black girl in her preschool class. I remember when the Japanese delivery nurse called her Halle Berry immediately after my wife gave …


Gorgeous Architectural Photography by Karen Gkiounasian

• shares<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Tumblr<br>• VKontakte<br>• Reddit<br>• Flipboard<p>Karen Gkiounasian is a talented photographer, retoucher and filmmaker who was born in Yerevan, …


At Japan's suicide cliffs, he's walked 609 people back from the edge

FUKUI, Japan — Almost no one jumps on rainy days.<p>They jump when the sun returns and the masses step outside, reminding them of their misery. They …

Photos of the Week: Skiing Robots, a Bichon Frise Wins Best in Show

The U.S. Toboggan Championships in Maine, scenes from New York Fashion Week, a camel trip on a Siberian steppe, a school shooting in Florida, welcoming the lunar new year in China, Winter Olympics highlights from South Korea, colorful scenes from Carnival and Mardi Gras celebrations, and much more.

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Pictures of the Week 2.16.18

Winter Sports

Valentine's Day lips and snarling dogs: Wednesday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world

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Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless Samurai Who Reunified Japan

Once called “the fool of Owari,” Oda Nobunaga would eventually be known as the first “great unifier” of Japan.The post Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless …


Thanks, Boston Dynamics! We are doomed.

I’m sorry to inform you, but it appears the end is nigh.<p>Boston Dynamics, the robotics company now owned by SoftBank (and once deemed too creepy for Google to keep its hands on), released a new video today (Feb. 12) of its latest four-legged creation.<p>The video shows the latest iteration of its Spot …


Yoga for South African school children – in pictures


Japanese Photographer Yuichi Yokota Amazingly Captured While Tokyo Covered By Heavy Snow

Yuichi Yokota is a professional photographer from Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo saw its heaviest snow in 4 years on Jan 22, 2018, with authorities urging …


National Geographic Photographers on What Photo Editors Really Do

“I’m pretty sure most people have no idea what a photo editor actually does,” says photographer David Guttenfelder at the beginning of this short …


Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

Brian Krzanich

This is How We Do It: Rejection, Recovery and Getting Back to Work

<i>iIn</i> <b>This Is How We Do It</b> <i>writer Cortney Matz mines her own frustrations to explore issues of productivity, coming away with helpful thoughts on finally</i> …

Christopher Nolan

Life Mimicking Art | Portrait Photographer Shoots In The Way Of Master Baroque Painters

The charted path of photographers can be, at times, a little predictable, and that’s not a bad thing either. Most of us follow an arc which is …

A Collection Of Cities Captured When The Fog Wins

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing cities with fog in the Fog And City Photo contest with chances to win Amazon …

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The Things You Should Always Carry With You in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally …


Night photos that make Tokyo look like a sci-fi utopia

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Edo-Tokyo museum, modeled after a classic type of elevated warehouse, is already an impressive building in broad daylight and with no filters.<p>But in the dead of the night and in the hands of Australian photographer Tom Blachford, it turns into a dystopian megastructure from a distant …


I Travelled 40,000 Km Across Siberia To Photograph Its Indigenous People. One Year Later Here’s The Result

Hi! My name is Alexander Khimushin. Nine years ago I packed my backpack to see the world and have been globe-trotting ever since visited 85 …


I Visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with an Infrared Camera

A few years ago, I visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with an infrared camera. We always hear praises of the might of Mother Nature, how it renders …


A simple DIY way to turn your digital camera into a pinhole camera

World Pinhole Day is coming up on April 29th. So, if you’ve been thinking about taking part, and want to do it digitally, but aren’t sure how then …


My Reflections Of New York City

I photographed New York City through the left over rain puddles from the recent winter storm we had. There’s a magic to seeing the city’s reflection …

Photographer Captures Busy But Beautiful City Streets Unique to Tokyo

Photographer Tatsuto Shibata (known as _deepsky on Instagram) is known for his ability to capture the spirit of modern Tokyo. From the chaotic main avenues to quiet side streets, Shibata's photographs show just how multi-faceted the metropolis really is.<p>Even oft-photographed spaces, such as the …

Stunning Urban Pictures

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Pictures of the Week 1.11.18


A Different Way To Handle A 'No' In Hollywood by Gary W. Goldstein


Amazing Black and White Images of the Metropolis

The captivating street photography of London-based Alan Schaller incorporate a stunning combination of geometry, high contrast and surrealism, as …

'#MeToo' campaign spreads in Japan, but some sexual violence victims face backlash

The "#MeToo" campaign, which has rocked Western societies as the two-word hashtag was used on social media to denounce sexual violence while people …

North Korea Calls U.N. Sanctions an ‘Act of War’

North Korea on Sunday called the latest round of punishing United Nations sanctions an “act of war,” and reminded the United States that the North’s rapid development of missiles and atomic bombs meant it posed a “substantial nuclear threat to the U.S. mainland.”<p>In a statement released by the …

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