Merriam Shahzad

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9 Fantastic Tutorials on Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the issues with photographing people is that cameras tend to pick up every imperfection and blemish on people's faces – far more than we tend …

Having to Explain the Beautiful Concept of Film Photography to Modern Kids

In today’s modern era, some photography enthusiasts might argue that smartphones and digital cameras have rendered film photography obsolete, but for …

365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

I like to think of myself as an avid photographer, but there are times when the creativity wanes and the inspiration dries up. The trigger finger …

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Inside Flipboard / June 3, 2013<p>My Modern Met is animated by two ideals: creativity and the power of human connection. Each day, My Modern Met …

Live webchat: holidays in Croatia, Greece and Turkey

On Monday, from 1pm, our panel of experts on Greece, Turkey and Croatia, will be answering your questions live. They will be on hand to offer hotel recommendations, help find a pretty town or beach, advise on the best things to see and do and generally help you plan for your holiday.<p>Our experts are …

Elements That Make a Striking Photograph

What does it take to create a really stunning image? There are six basic elements and certain factors that influence composition and make a really …

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Stark Simple House Conceals Bright, Complex Interiors

What appears to be a stark, simple white home in an archetypal shape on the outskirts of Tokyo is actually one massive envelope containing a wide …

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Rammed-Earth Retreat: Modern Home Made of Local Soil

Slightly-squiggly lines divide the multi-hued organic building blocks of this crisp-edged mountain home, tying it into the surrounding landscape of …

Love Hurts by Melanie Chernock

Face Painting at the Maha Shivaratri Festival | Colossal

<p>Photographer Rakesh JV captured this phenomenal portrait of a girl having her face painted prior to the Maha Shivaratri festival in India, an annual …

A Vaporous Folly Built Of Steel And Architectural Ingenuity

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has designed a light and airy pavilion for the 2013 Serpentine Gallery in London.<p>Every summer, a splashy architectural chimera descends on the wide grassy expanse of Hyde Park’s Kensington Gardens in West London. The Serpentine Pavilion, now in its 13th iteration, …