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Why I Love Wedding Photography

I’m a wedding photographer, and I love it. I don’t shoot anything else and I really don’t want to either.<br>In all my career as a freelancer I have shot …

Weddings

The Westcott Omega 360 is the World’s First 15-in-1 Reflector

But wait, there’s more! They never actually say it, but Westcott’s new Omega 360 Reflector is dripping with “But wait, there’s more!” The versatile …

Photography

Searchable Database Lets You Browse Great Compositions from Films and TV

Raymond Thi—the creator of the Composition Cam app and ultra-popular Twitter account—is back with another great database for composition-obsessed …

TV shows

How to Create a Strong Focal Point and Manage Attention Inside Your Photos

Focal point is a term that photographers and photography blogs throw around continually. “Create a focal point,” it’s said, “it should be the first …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Russian Photographer’s Enchanting Images Prove That Big Dogs Can Be a Little Kid’s Best Friend

Andy Seliverstoff has long been passionate about photography, but four years ago he decided to combine his craft with a love for man’s best friend …

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

Cameras

The best personal finance software and apps for every budget

With the wealth of personal finance software and apps out there, it’s hard to find one that meets your specific needs. Our handy guide to personal …

Personal Finance

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.<p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you …

The Election Was About Racism Against Barack Obama

The popularity of radical anti-immigrant nationalism in Europe, from Britain to Russia, and in the United States—the recent defeat of a right-wing …

George Orwell Tries to Identify Who Is Really a “Fascist” and Define the Meaning of This “Much-Abused Word” (1944)

Two neologisms, “Post-truth” and “Alt-right," have entered political discourse in this year of turmoil and upheaval, words so notorious they were …

Fascism might be the word of the year. Read George Orwell on why it’s a slippery term.

Every Saturday, we round up the best recent writing the web has to offer on books and related subjects. Here’s your link roundup for the week of December 4, 2016. Enjoy!<p>Zadie Smith spoke in Berlin about multiculturalism just after the election last month, and now the New York Review of Books has …

Quick Tip: Three Ways to ‘Hack’ Your Crappy Kit Lens

The kit lens that comes with most consumer-grade and entry-level DSLRs—the infamous 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6—isn’t exactly anybody’s “go-to” lens. It’s far …

What I’ve Learned Fifteen Years Into Photography

I’ve been doing this long enough that I honestly can’t remember why or how I started. I mean, I remember my origin story… but as an adult I also know …

How to get paid what you are worth

Sitting back and waiting for an appealing offer won't help you get paid what you're worth. Get details on how your cover letter and negotiating …

Nested, a startup that guarantees to sell your house, is being offered £10 million worth of property a week

Matt Robinson, the founder and CEO of Nested, told Business Insider the numbers were "insane." Nested launched to the public just 10 weeks ago and has already given out thousands of valuations.<p>Robinson cofounded direct debit startup GoCardless in 2011 before setting up Nested and he said the growth …

Dallas Aims to Be One of the Greenest Cities in U.S. with New Urban Nature Park

Dallas is set to create a “Nature District” of more than 10,000 acres within an area called the Trinity River Corridor. The immense project serves as notice that the city is serious about greening their surroundings. Upon completion, the district would be 10 times the size of Central Park. The plan …

Urban Design

Creating a Color Street Photo Using Only Black-and-White Film

My name is Marius Hanzak, and I’m an experimental photography student currently studying at the Cleveland College of Art and Design in the UK. For …

The Uncanny Power of Cell Phones to Disrupt Relationships

How can one person compete with a device linked to everyone you've ever known?<p>Imagine that you are interviewing a candidate for a job in your office. …

Globalism -- Not Nativism -- Is What Made America's Cities Great

<i>Glendale, CA–</i>I could tell when first arriving in Glendale that this wasn’t a stereotypical American suburb. I’d reserved a place here for the Los Angeles portion of my cross-country trip, after hearing that it was a cheap and amenity-rich city close to central L.A. But what has immediately jumped …

Delete Yourself From The Internet With Just A Single Click

The ultimate digital detox.<p>It’s the dream isn’t it, really. To click a single button and have yourself wiped from the internet for good.<p>Just imagine …

Vivian Maier: mysterious and eccentric nanny who took stunning photographs

Vivian Maier was a mysterious and eccentric nanny who spent a lifetime looking after other people's children while harbouring a rather lovely secret: she was an astonishingly accomplished photographer.<p>The Guardian newspaper on Tuesday publishes rarely seen photographs by a woman now considered one …

Photographer Majd Khatib’s DIY Theft Proof Camera Strap

Photographer and filmmaker, Majd Khatib, has released an easy-to-follow tutorial that shows you how to make your own DIY theft proof camera strap. …

'DEPART' Is the New Photographer's Travel and Adventure Guide

Guaranteed to trigger wanderlust.<p><i>DEPART</i> is a new tome by coffee table book publishers MENDO that documents the idea of the “new photographer.” In <i>DEPART,</i> 25 photographers take readers on a visual journey to their favorite destinations, around the corner or on the other side of the world. Through …

Internet Privacy 101: VPNs, Encrypted Messaging, and Anonymous Browsing

For no particular reason at all, here are some inexpensive and simple ways that you can beef up the security surrounding your internet presence. …

Photographers on their best Trump shot: 'I think he's a damaged person'

<b>Harry Benson: ‘He walked into the casino vault and took out $1m’</b><p>I’ve been photographing Trump for over 30 years now and I’ve never heard him say no to anything. You can go the extra mile with him. He’s obliging, he’s got a sense of humour, though you would never tell him a joke. I once shot him on …

Iran Nuclear Deal

World's wildlife being pushed to the edge by humans - in pictures

Global wildlife populations will decline by 67% by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to reduce human impact on species and ecosystems, warns the biennial Living Planet Index report from WWF and ZSL. From elephants to eels, here are some of the wildlife populations most affected by human activity

Wildlife

How This Entrepreneur Makes $150,000 a Month by Helping You Sell Online

Chase Bowers' Shopified App has become a go-to resource for online sellers. Here's how to replicate his success.<p>At first glance, Chase Bowers' success story might seem like an anomaly. In just a few months, he went from $0 in revenue to making more than $150,000 a month--all without leaving his …

Mechanism that triggers fat formation uncovered

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California reveal a control mechanism for fatty tissue to increase intake of calories via …

Diabetes