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Photos of the Nikon D4S That’s on Display at CES

One of the most simultaneously exciting and vague photography announcements to come out of CES this year was the official confirmation that Nikon’s …

Stainless: Mesmerizing Super Slow-Motion Footage of People Waiting for the Subway

Slow motion video is often mesmerizing, whether it shows creamer being poured ever so luxuriously into coffee, or a dog shaking off water. But the …

How to Travel Internationally By Plane with your Gear

Travelling internationally by plane can be a major logistical challenge for photographers. From increased airport security to luggage restriction, …

Luggage

To Hell with Blown Highlights

Here is a good example why it is so important to work the scene to get the best results from a shoot. We were camped on a 3000m ridge while …

Creative ways to use Keywords in Lightroom 5

Creative ways to use keywords in Lightroom 5, 5 tips and ways to take advantage of this powerful feature you may not have considered!

Lightroom

Interview with Street Photographer Eric Kim

Whenever I look online for information or advice relating to street photography, Eric Kim’s name regularly surfaces. I’ve been reading his blog for a …

One-of-a-Kind Jony Ive (RED) Leica M Sells for a Whopping $1.8M at Charity Auction

The one-of-a-kind Leica M created by world-famous designers Jony Ive and Mark Newson finally went up on the auction block yesterday, and it wound up …

Leica Acquires Swiss Large Format View Camera Manufacturer Sinar

Leica began its takeover of Swiss view camera manufacturer Sinar all the way back in 2006, when the German company acquired a 51% stake in Sinar from …

Guy Drops a $2,300 Lens Or: How NOT to Screw a Lens On & Off ‘Just Like the Pros’

Usually we try to stay away from traumatizing you at the very beginning of the week, but this week, we’ll make an exception. The video above started …

This Photo of Morgan Freeman Will Blow Your Mind, Because It’s not a Photo at All

One of the most recent videos to go extremely viral over the past several days involves a behind the scenes look at how a portrait of Morgan Freeman …

Metabones Works Some More Magic With Its New Speedboosters for Blackmagic

Metabones, maker of the impressive Speedbooster adapters is back at it again. When the Speedbooster first came out, I wrote about it being like …

Instagram Launches First Ad, Users Not Happy, Trolls Have a Field Day

Let’s be honest, we all saw this one coming. Ever since Instagram first announced that ads would soon be appearing in US users’ feeds, we’ve known …

Nikon Officially Unleashes the Df: F-Series SLR Styling with D4 Power Inside

The time has finally arrived to do away with terms like “rumored,” “soon-to-be-announced” and “expected” and replace them with the term “official” …

Profoto Introduces the Revolutionary New B1: the First Studio Strobe with TTL

It’s been a good few weeks for revolutions in photography. First, Sony broke ground on affordable full-frame mirrorless cameras with the a7 and a7R, …

How to Clean Up Your Old Cameras

Treasures are often buried under dirt. Well, that’s usually the case, anyway.<p>Treasures for photographers may mean finding a working copy of their …

Nova: The Card-Sized Color Temperature-Adjustable Wireless Flash for Your Phone

An external iPhone flash actually made our recent list of 13 photo gadgets we didn’t need, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see the potential of a …

What To Wear Now: Behind the Scenes of the Fall 2013 Menswear Shows

<i>GQ</i>’s exhaustive, informative, and damn pretty special issue <i>What To Wear Now</i> is officially on newsstands and to give you a tease of what you’ll find inside, we’re sharing some of our exclusive behind the scenes photos from Fall-Winter 2013’s biggest shows. Shot backstage in London, Milan, and Paris …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Gift Ideas<p>All certifiably more romantic than plastic-wrapped bodega flowers.<p>23 Photos5 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

Barker Footwear

Barker may not be a purveyor of footwear that you are familiar with but you can rest assured that they are one with a heritage which is quite beyond …

Designer calls for a halt to fashion week's celebrity circus

Oscar de la Renta halves his guest list for show in New York as critics say too many poseurs crowd the runways<p>Some of America's most prominent fashionistas are calling time on the overcrowding, demand for endless "newness" and general hoopla that has become an obsession in the industry.<p>Before this …

Jessica Alba's $58 Necklace Leads Our Cheap Celeb Finds Of The Week (PHOTOS)

We always admire our favorite stars' jewelry, but dropping loads of cash on a pair of earrings we will probably lose is not very feasible. So when we spotted Jessica Alba in a cool gold necklace that only cost $58, we rejoiced!<p>And as it turns out, there were dozens of other A-listers who donned …

Lady Gaga's Wigs, Sandra Bullock's Highlights & More In This Week's Best & Worst Beauty (PHOTOS)

Dear Lady Gaga, we think it's time you get a new wigologist.<p>The "Applause" singer landed among this week's worst beauty looks twice because of unflattering hair pieces she wore at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards and on a promo tour in London. (Maybe she should hook up with celebrity hairstylist …

Dakota Fanning's Dramatic September Cover Is Brought To You By Karl Lagerfeld (PHOTO)

Just when we thought we'd seen all the best September issues out there... Harper's Bazaar Brazil has revealed one cool contender.<p>The mag's cover girl is Dakota Fanning, who shows off an intense pink ombré hairstyle. (Inspired by Jared Leto's dip-dyed locks, perhaps?) Dakota's experimented with …

Shailene Woodley Makes Her Own Toothpaste, Among Other Things

Thanks to the indie-darling flick <i>The Spectacular Now</i> and the hype for the upcoming <i>Divergent</i> franchise, Shailene Woodley is blowing up big time. And …

Goldie Hawn, Kris Jenner & More Grandmas Who Don't Dress Like Grandmas At All (PHOTOS)

Happy National Grandparents Day!<p>While our Nanas and Bubbes are pretty run-of-the-mill when it comes to style (think caftans, brooches and Coke-bottle glasses), we're well aware that there are plenty other grannies out there rocking decidedly non-septuagenarian fashion.<p>Behold, 13 babes who have …

Want To Party With Rihanna In London?

A party with Rihanna? Don’t mind if we do. Well actually, we won’t be the ones rubbing shoulders with the pop legend; it could be you. River Island …

See Fashion Week's Most Dramatic Stages

It's about that time, ladies and gents. Fashion Week is almost here, and while we can't wait to see what all our favorite designers churn out, we're …

Supermodel Kendra Spears Is Now a Real-Life Princess! Check Out Her Gorgeous Dress and More, Inside

Pinterest<p>Here's a story to warm your fashion-loving hearts this Labor Day Monday—supermodel Kendra Spears, who's graced runways for the likes of Louis Vuitton, Diane von Furstenberg, Lanvin, and Calvin Klein, became a real-life princess this weekend when she married Prince Rahim Aga Khan—yes, the …

What are the big fashion trends for autumn 2013?

We listen in as fashion bigwigs decide on the new-season trends. Tweed, coats and colour get the nod from Alexandra Shulman, the editor of British Vogue<p><b>So now that autumn is pretty much upon us, what are the big trends this season?</b><i><br>Mary-Catherine, by email</i><p>Well, Mary-Catherine, as if it's not enough …