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The 'Dogist' blog and book makes dogs look human

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elias Weiss Friedman has photographed thousands of dogs for his blog and book "The Dogist." What sets his pictures apart is how …

The 10 Best Movies Of 2015

Here is a list of what I consider to be the ten best movies of 2015. There are many lists just like this one, but this one is mine. Many other people will <i>also</i> tell you that it was hard to keep it down to just 10 movies which a) is true and b) is easily remedied by reminding myself that adding more …

An Embarrassment of Richness: Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

A lot of peanut butter cookies are simply basic butter cookies with peanut butter mixed in. They're pretty darn good, but these are not those cookies. These take the extravagance of those basic peanut butter cookies—because mixing nutty, rich peanut butter into a buttery, sugary cookie is, by …

Rise of a tech giant: the history of Instagram

Chart the rise of the phenomenally popular app which sees 80 million photos shared every day<p>Mobile photo and video sharing app Instagram has revolutionised the way we share photos, growing from a small startup in 2010 to a hugely popular service used by over 400 million people worldwide.<p>Kevin …

Fast Christmas Desserts

From mini black-bottom cheesecakes to caramelized-pineapple baked Alaskas, here are fast Christmas desserts.

How 2015 was the year the Stan Smith went mass

Adidas Stan Smith sneakers have been a fashion mainstay for the past five years. But this year, the classic white trainer went mainstream<p>If you think we are late with this Stan Smith story, then I can hazard a guess as to what part you played in our collective fashion endeavour of the past half a …

BA's Best Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>If you’re feeling really decadent and fancy (as you should), add a splash of half-and-half or heavy cream just before serving. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons cocoa powder (preferably Dutch-processed), plus more …

Recipes

Selfie and the beast – in pictures

Traveller Allan Dixon’s shots of himself with a variety of exotic creatures have put his Instagram account on the map. The 29-year-old real-life Doctor Dolittle, originally from Wicklow, Ireland, but currently living in Australia, says he has a special rapport with animals. He regularly coaxes the …

Here’s a Photo of Tea Being Tossed in -40°C Weather

In cold enough temperatures, hot water tossed into the air instantly turns into ice. That’s what’s captured in this beautiful photo by photographer …

From high waist skinnies to bomber jackets: the big fashion trends of 2015

In broad brushstrokes, not much has changed in our denim choices for 2015 – the skinny still reigns supreme. But anyone sick to death of the shape might like to think of them in a different way: as a sort of sartorial chameleon, shape-shifting – sometimes literally – to fulfil fashion’s needs, or …

Witness the beauty of Iceland, in pictures - Telegraph

How to Look Good in Every Holiday-Party Photo

Plus, the dark side of beauty blogger fame and how to make your red lipstick last all night long.<p>Are you ready for holiday-party photos? Try these 10 tips to look more photogenic. [Who What Wear]<p>One beauty blogger's emotional video shows the dark side of Internet fame. [Refinery29]<p>A photographer …

Short Hair

Here's the Nail-Polish Mistake You're Probably Making

Painting inside the lines is the first step to DIY manicure victory, but if your goal is megabright and shiny polish, there's another way you're probably botching the finish.<p>We can boil it down to this simple rule: Don't load up your brush with tons of polish. "The tendency when applying bright …

A Study Says the Idea of Being "Fat But Fit" May Not Hold Up

We all know we should exercise on the daily, and for years, experts thought it was possible to be both fat and fit. But now, there's some bad news for anyone who is obese: A healthy diet and exercise may not prevent an early death.<p>A study of more than 1 million men with a median age of 29 published …

5 Suggestions To Help You Deal With Creative Block

Whether you are a beginner or you are already a photographer with an established photography business, creative block is something that can be quite …

The Evolution of Cameras Explained in 11 Portraits

Want to see how the look of portraits have evolved with major camera developments throughout history? Photographer Leo Rosas Morin of COOPH shot 11 …

13 Tips for Doing Action Photography in Bad Light

Sometimes I feel cursed. Like any parent I want to take pictures of my kids doing their activities. However, I have a daughter who is a gymnast. For …

Adobe Lightroom for iOS 2.1 Brings Point Curve, Split Tone, and Live Filters

Adobe today announced Lightroom for mobile version 2.1. The update adds a number of new features for photographers who edit on their iPhone or iPad …

Tutorials

13 Winning Photos from This Year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

This delightful photo of a hamster by Austrian photographer Julian Rad was recently selected and announced as this year’s winner of the Comedy …

Photography

6 Ways to Add a Little Spark to Your Photography in 2016

It's that time of year again. A new beginning. A fresh start. Cheers to another year gone by and a toast to the year ahead. Some of us choose to make …

8 New Year’s resolutions to improve your photography!

It’s that time of the year when photographers should look back on the year that was and look forward on the year that can be. Here are a few …

25 Moods of an Ocean, As Seen by a Photographer at Eye Level

For the past 2 years, photographer Che Chorley has been working has been working on a seascape project. Each shot is captured with the surface of the …

5 Tips For Better Photography With Any Camera

Blaming your camera gear for mistakes is a real no no in photography. In reality, a skilled photographer will be able to take great photos with any …