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Middle East

Beginners Tips for Using an On-Camera Flash

Every more experienced photographer will tell you to shoot with the flash out of and off of your camera’s hot shoe. It can give you a lot of limits, …

Cameras

A Day in the Life of Andrew Hoyle, Photojournalist for CNET

Photography—it’s all about passion, skill, and commitment. Ever wondered what a day in the life of a photographer is like? Every week, we ask a …

Landscape Photography

Depth of Field and Lens Equivalents Explained

A fundamental aspect of even the most basic lens is that at some point it will produce a sharp image of an object when that object is at a distance …

Depth Of Field

With Cameras as a Bridge, Young Colombian Refugees Tell Their Stories

What is the power of photography? What is the gift of seeing through new eyes?<p>In January of this year our band of seven photographer-teachers traveled to the community of Altos de la Florida, Colombia, to teach photography to young people who are living as refugees in their own …

Latin America

I Need Coffee: Schedule Your Writing Life

"I Need Coffee" is a monthly column on Huffington Post Books. INC (the initialism is deliberate) covers all sorts of writing topics, with an eye toward how to make a living writing. INC's audience includes both authors and aspiring authors, and authors who are both mainstream and independent.<p>Do you …

Middle East

Doin' Work, Flash Interviews With Contemporary Photographers: Arlene Gottfried

Welcome back to Doin' Work: Flash Interviews With Contemporary Photographers. This is a place for me to celebrate the photographers who inspire me, and to present to you an easily digestible bite of their personalities and work.<p>This week's guest is Arlene Gottfried. Gottfried was born in Brooklyn, …

North Africa

Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente caught up in plagiarism scandal — again

Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente has again been accused of plagiarism and the newspaper’s editor-in-chief has apologized, saying her work …

Egypt's Police Are Going After the Journalists Who Linked Them to Italian Student’s Murder | VICE News

It's been four days since Reuters published an expose implicating Egyptian security forces in the kidnapping, torture, and murder of Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni, and in Egypt threats against the news organization are mounting.<p>Regeni was a 28-year-old graduate student at Cambridge …

Muslim Brotherhood
Middle East

Want to get a journalism job? Here are the skills you need, according to a new report

Many journalism job listings read as if they were meant for superhuman uber-reporters. What do employers want? Not much, just someone who can send …

Journalism

Blendle for Wordpress: a one click business model for freelance journalists

Sell your articles on your own website and publish them in Blendle? It’s now possible, with the Blendle plugin for Wordpress developed bij Reporters …

Successful Sony Alpha Hack Cracks Video Limit and Language Menu

In what is, as far as we can tell, one of the first successful hacks of the Sony Alpha system thus far, a person who goes by the moniker Ma1co has …

A War Photographer Talks About the Demands of Documenting Conflict

In April of 2011, a bombing in Libya killed photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, and injured Brown. This painful experience is an integral part of his new book, <i>Libyan Sugar</i>.<p>Michael Christopher Brown's new book, <i>Libyan Sugar</i>, is about the Libyan revolution. Then again, in many …

Street Photography

Violence flares between uneasy Kurdish and Turkmen allies in war against Isil

Clashes between Kurdish and Shia Turkmen paramilitary forces broke out in northern Iraq at the weekend, killing at least eight people and cutting a strategic road between Baghdad and the oil city of Kirkuk, security and medical sources said.<p>Violence in Tuz Khurmatu, about 110 miles north of the …

National Geographic Travel

Skull of oldest horned dinosaur in North America found

Fossil from tiny plant eater, Aquilops americanus, suggests horned dinosaurs originated in Asia<p>The oldest horned dinosaur in North America sported a hooked beak, pointy cheeks, and was no bigger than a crow, according to research on its ancient remains.<p>The skull of the prehistoric creature that …

Why You Should Pack Light and How To Do It

One of the earliest lessons any first-time traveler learns is the importance of packing light. I've seen countless backpackers lugging 90 liter …

Palestine

The Era of the Social Media Models

With a serious following that reaches upwards of 14 million, there's no doubt that these social media models are quickly on their way to becoming household names.<p>While self-made Instagram stars are nothing new, these 5 models have used Instagram and Twitter as tools to propel and sustain very …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

Space

History

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

Adventure Travel

5 steps to keep your accounts safe from hackers and scammers

Throughout the flood of hacks and data breaches at retailers, restaurants, health care providers and online companies this year — Home Depot, Target, Subway, Adobe and eBay were just a handful — the one safe haven was the banks. Unlike other companies, banks had a long history of keeping bad guys …