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Crossing Latin America: People and the Street - Photographs and text by Raseljka Krnic | LensCulture

As a sociologist I was always interested in cultural differences. During the past year, I had opportunity to travel through Latin America for 9 months and to gain insight in many different forms of living. These photos are part of a series I made of the Latin American people. These photos were …

Nine Argentinian Photographers You Need to Follow

Black Passage from the series La Creciente<br>Alejandro Chaskielberg<p>1 of 36<p>Once one of the richest countries in the world, with a per capita income …

The Mangroves of Mexico – By Numbers.

Changing Planet<p><i>This article is brought to you by the</i> <i>International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP)</i><i>. Read our</i> <i>other articles</i> <i>on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world.</i><p>The science and communications initiative Natural …

Want To Be In Two Places At Once? Go To Llívia.

It's difficult to be in two places at once. But if you're headed to Llívia, Spain, then it's no problem at all. That's because it's a country within a country.<p>Llívia is technically a Spanish territory, though it's situated within French land.<p>That leaves Llívia as an exclave of Spain and an enclave …

Street Photography Documentary

In this three part video series, filmmaker, Chris Weeks, and a team of his friends explore the lives of a handful of street photographers in hopes to …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Take a virtual tour of Mexico City's best street art

Mexico City — or <i>DF</i> as it is colloquially known by Mexicans — is no doubt a cultural mecca. It has one of the world’s highest number of museums per …

Mexico

15 Powerful Documentary Photography Stories

When we speak about a documentary photo story, we look at the change we can bring upon the individual or a community through the pictures. The …

The Huaconada of Mito

Project info<p>The Huaconada<p>Huaconada is a ritual dance performed in the village of Mito in the province of Concepción in the central Peruvian Andes. Every year, on the first three days of January, masked men known as huacones perform a choreographed series of dances in the centre of the town. The …

Intricately-Detailed Landscape Drawings are Smaller Than a Pencil

Michigan-based artist Taylor Mazer recently crafted incredibly small drawings that are no larger than your average pencil. In December 2014, he used a fine-tipped Micron pen, straight-edge, and mechanical pencil to create intriguing monochromatic landscapes. They often feature urban structures like …

Macro Photography on a Budget

Close-up and macro photography continue to be popular with shooters of all levels. Practical applications include product detail shots, food …

Cuautitlán: A Journal of Living in the Suburbs of Mexico City

Changing Planet<p>About 18 miles from the Zocalo as the crow flies from the center of Mexico City, is my home for the month. A short, if convoluted ride on three of the city’s metro lines (for about 30 cents) takes you to Buenavista Station. Dating to the 19th century, this was once the main …

California's rules displace children of migrant farmworkers from school and community

A lifetime of moving has taught Claudia Morales to start packing early, because like many 13-year-olds, her room "is always a mess."<p>The hoodies go in her suitcase, but as usual, all her partially completed schoolwork ends up in the trash. Just a week later, Claudia has new notebooks, along with new …

Horizonte Falso (False Horizon) - Photographs by and interview with Alberto García-Alix | LensCulture

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South Sudanese soldier fires shots at US ambassador's motorcade in Juba

A South Sudanese soldier fired two bullets at close range into a US embassy vehicle travelling in a convoy carrying the top US official in the country, the American official said.<p>The US ambassador, Charles Twining, said he was travelling in an armoured diplomatic convoy at 7.30pm on 19 October when …

Radovan Karadžić tells war crimes trial there was no ethnic cleansing in Bosnia

Ex-Bosnian Serb leader makes stunning remark at end of trial in The Hague, saying he was a ‘true friend to Muslims’<p>The former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić has told a war crimes trial there was no systematic “ethnic cleansing” of the territory under his control during the Bosnian …

Early Spread of AIDS Traced to Congo's Expanding Transportation Network

In the 1960s AIDS spread rapidly across the Congo, riding a wave of social change as the region developed and its transportation network expanded.<p>As the Ebola epidemic spreads, new information has emerged on the origins of a far more deadly killer. A new family history of the HIV virus that causes …

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

The Hottest Hair Trends For Fall 2014

From loose, textured waves, to perfect center parts, every take on a pony and glamorous 60's inspired styles, here are the prettiest hair trends that you can take from runway to real life.<p>From loose, textured waves, to perfect center parts, every take on a pony and glamorous 60's inspired styles, …

Hairstyling

California road trips

California is the third-largest state in the USA, and you could easily spend weeks navigating its blue highways and rural byways, safely distant from the nerve-jangling, always-jammed interstate system. These classic road-tripping routes are soaked in enough epic scenery to make each deliciously …

Around the World in 360° Degrees - 3 Year Epic Selfie

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National Geographic Editor Pamela Chen Shares Her Journey Into Photography

In the short video above Senior National Geographic Editor Pamela Chen gives us a quick run-through of what inspired her photo career.<p>From an …

10 Tips to Improve Your B&W Photography

In a world of color, sometimes you just can’t beat a strong black and white image. Black and white photography can be an amazing tool to conveying a …

Landscape Photography

Take Beautiful Portraits of Women Without Photoshop

Building on last weeks April fools joke, where I riffed on the absurd idea that women actually prefer to look awful in photos and the current …

Tutorials

40 Powerful Portraits you will probably never forget

Faces, strong emotions with stark stories. A Portrait should more or less convey the character and mood of the person and a good portrait will always …

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

We Want You: A Groundbreaking Project to Save America’s Great Prairie

Changing Planet<p><i>National Geographic Emerging Explorer Gregg Treinish founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit organization connecting outdoor adventurers with scientists in need of data from the field. He also organizes his own expeditions, contributing to research on</i> …

The language of photography

Photography and technical jargon go together like a DSLR and a hot shoe mounted flash. If you're new to photography there's a lot of lingo to know, particularly around the camera and its equipment. There's ISO, White Balance, RAW, etc.<p>It can be intimidating to try and navigate the world of …

Stunning Images Of The Dinka People Of Southern Sudan And Their Way Of Life

<b>Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher</b> have come up with a stunning series featuring the people and lifestyle of the Dinka tribe in the South …

Hyper Dimensional Photographs in the Streets of So Paulo

Imagine walking down a busy, metropolitan street and suddenly looking up to see a huge, hyper dimensional photograph of a person staring down at you. Street artist Raquel Brust has been introducing this kind of experience in So Paulo, Brazil since 2008 with <i>Projeto Giganto</i>, which she describes as “a …