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Powerful Present-Day Photographs Of World War 2 Veterans

With daily life evolving at breakneck speed, it's very easy to overlook and simply forget our past.<p>The focus is on the present and now more than …

Were the First Artists Mostly Women?

Three-quarters of handprints in ancient cave art were left by women, study finds.<p><b>Women made most of the oldest-known cave art paintings, suggests a new analysis of ancient handprints. Most scholars had assumed these ancient artists were predominantly men, so the finding overturns decades of</b> …

Europe’s Early Settlers Uncovered

Europe’s Stone Age settlers migrated in waves that replaced older hunter-gatherer cultures, suggests a study that looks at European DNA, both ancient and modern. The results reported in the journal, <i>Science</i>, answer questions about the peopling of modern-day Europe.<p>Some of our ancestors hunted wild …

World’s First ‘Instagram Hotel’ Gives a Free Night’s Stay to Anyone with 10K+ Followers

If you’re an Instagram junkie who can’t go a day or even an hour without posting something to the massive photo network, and you’re planning on going …

Early erotica - a picture from the past

First published on Tue 8 Oct 2013 08.48 EDT

7 Tips to Make You A Cooler Photographer

Everyone has seen “that photographer” at one time or another. He’s the guy rocking his camera around his neck, gazing around his surroundings in a …

Photography

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Landscape Photography

The Great Chicago Fire, 1871 - a picture from the past

First published on Thu 10 Oct 2013 09.59 EDT

Photographer Breathes New Life Into His Old Negatives by Nearly Destroying Them

Purposely distressing and destroying negatives was never a part of photographer Rohn Meijer‘s plans, but when he discovered a box of old negatives in …

Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …

High-End Product Photography Tutorial and Techniques

Despite the fact that product photography is among the most prolific and inescapable features of modern marketing, people often ask me, “Product …

Photography Tips

How to Pack Mindfully

I didn’t know what I’d need for my first extended meditation retreat, and I’d never been to the Bay area in winter, so I packed enough for a year in any climate – just to be on the safe side.<p>After paying penance in the form of an overweight-bag fee at the airport, I lugged my 90-pound albatross up …