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Merkel presses Russia to engage with Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed Moscow to engage in a peace plan with Kiev, and suggested the standoff can be solved, but only if control over the Ukraine-Russia border is tightened.<p>In her first visit to the country since the crisis erupted earlier this year, Merkel held talks in Kiev …

Egypt and Israel: United in a common cause? | Politics

They have been old adversaries and uneasy allies, but Egypt and Israel are finding more in common as they face up to domestic and regional challenges.<p>Egypt is at the heart of mediation between Israel and Hamas as efforts continue to resolve the conflict in Gaza. Both see a halt to the flow of …

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers …

How to Create a Blizzard in a Photography Studio

On location shooting can be tough. The weather can be harsh and unpredictable, the lighting changes, there are environmental dangers, and you have to …

Getting The Image You See In Your Head: Blending vs HDR

Often times when I’m photographing landscapes, the image the camera sees versus the image in my head are quite different. Sometimes that image in my …

How to Create Stunning Portraits of Your Dog

Photographing your dog can be a terrific way to not only get amazing photos of a beloved family member, it’s also good practice and will sharpen your …

Fantastic Dog Portraits by Tony Gigov

Tony Gigov is a photographer from Vienna, Austria, who specializes in portraits–both of people and dogs. While his photography business relies mostly …

Custom OMD Jpeg Settings

Nik Software Collection Now Just $149

This is huge news for those who’ve been drooling over Nik Software plugins but hedging on the price…<p><i>The entire collection is now just $149!</i><p>This is …