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Photographer Shows Homeless In A New Light To Remind Us They’re People Too

Aaron Draper takes lit color portraits of California’s homeless. The California native and social activist strives to make street-persons “as …

kanye collaborator jackie nickerson's indelible international portraits

The iconic photographer opens up about her painstaking artistic process.<p>New York-based photographer Jackie Nickerson has documented life in rural Ireland's religious orders, the flamboyant dandies of Brazzaville, and African farm workers in her ongoing project <i>Terrain</i> (to be shown at the National …

California Photographer Captures Lit Portraits Of Homeless To Remind Us They’re People Too

Do you believe art can change the world? Photographer Aaron Draper does, and he’s using that passion to creatively capture lit portraits of …

Bruce Gilden’s Face: An up close and personal look at people often ignored (PHOTOS).

There are 50 portraits in Bruce Gilden’s new book, <i>Face</i>, published by Dewi Lewis, and it’s a safe bet you’ll probably remember all of them.<p>That’s …

Dreamy Portraits Fuse Human Faces with Nature and Architecture

Spanish artist Antonio Mora‘s double exposure portraits merge human faces with ethereal landscapes and distinct architectural forms. His visually intriguing combinations demonstrate the many curves, angles, and lines that can be found both within the human body and the world around us. The artist's …

Art

Whimsical Photos of Everyday Objects Playfully Reimagined Through the Eyes of a Child

Photographer Peechaya Burroughs‘ playfully minimalistic shots contain a contagious amount of positivity. Through Burroughs' unique lens, a yellow/orange balloon becomes a perfect egg yolk, food is transformed into artistic material, and origami is magically brought to life. No matter what the …

Photography

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

9 Amazing Cave Villages You Can Still Visit

Since the dawn of time, caves have held a special attraction for people the world over, whether as a site for religious rituals, the den of legendary monsters, a place for some weekend exploring, or, simply, a cozy place to live. And due to their permanent nature, cave homes also happen to be …

Archaeology

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Affordable fall getaways

Whether you’re looking to take a trip to a national park, a scenic drive, or to visit an island in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve got the perfect affordable fall getaways.<p><b>Northeast Wine Retreat: Long Island, NY</b><b><br>Stay:</b> Greenporter Hotel<p>The Greenporter Hotel is in the heart of the North Fork's wine …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

The Life of a Photographer at National Geographic Before Digital

When Nathan Benn would go out on assignment for <i>National Geographic</i> magazine, he often had no idea what he would be photographing.<p>“You get the …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

10 European Destinations For 2013 (PHOTOS)

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe, Lonely Planet has you covered.<p>Their editors, worldly authors, and local experts have united to create a master list of 10 European destinations to …