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Tips For Shooting Beautiful Still Life Photography

Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) shares handy tips and tricks for shooting beautiful still life photos.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is …

30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

Yoko Ono added to Imagine writing credits

<b>More than 40 years after the song's release, Yoko Ono is receiving a songwriting credit on John Lennon's classic Imagine.</b><p>The surprise announcement was made at an annual meeting of the National Music Publishers Association in New York on Wednesday.<p>They explained the move by playing a clip of Lennon …

Missing characters in translations eliminated with this new typeface

A font is just a font, right? Well, when fonts are translated into different languages, missing characters are often turned into empty boxes, with …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

Logotype vs Logomark

What’s the Difference?<p>In the field of logo design, you will find that most logos consist of lettering, often called a logotype design, and a symbol …

Uni Neue Font Family from Fontfabric

Uni Neue, а contemporary sans serif with distinctive characters, round edges, and a geometric feel.Designed by Plamen Motev and Svetoslav Simov in …

Typography

Watch The Beatles Record "Hey Bulldog" in 1968

Even though the Beatles hired a film crew to document the 1969 recording sessions for what would become their final album, 1970's <i>Let It Be</i>, it's …

Guitar

50 Facts About The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper Album

Think you know everything about the greatest album ever made? Think again. Here are 50 facts you don’t know about <b>The Beatles</b>’ <i></i><i>Sgt Pepper’s Lonely</i> …

Klaus Voormann Celebrates Beatles' 'Revolver' Cover in Book Box Set

Klaus Voormann, innovative visual artist and one-time bassist in John Lennon's Plastic Ono Band, created one of rock's most vivid album covers for …

Music

Hear Bob Dylan's Country Cover of Frank Sinatra's 'I Could Have Told You'

Bob Dylan unveiled a classic country cover of Frank Sinatra's "I Could Have Told You," set to appear on his new triple album of American standards,</i> …

Music

Art Garfunkel Details New Memoir 'What Is It All But Luminous'

Art Garfunkel will publish his new memoir, <i>What Is It All But Luminous: Notes From an Underground Man</i>, September 26th.<p>Related<p>Art Garfunkel Is …

Music

Hear Paul McCartney's Rollicking, Unreleased 'Twenty Fine Fingers' Demo

Ahead of Paul McCartney's <i>Flowers in the Dirt</i> reissue, the rollicking "Twenty Fine Fingers," an unreleased demo featuring McCartney singing alongside …

Music

Readers' Poll: 5 Best Michael Jackson Songs

Michael Jackson's catalog is stuffed to the gills with megahits—heartrending ballads, funk-tinged dancefloor anthems, fusions of soul and rock that …

Michael Jackson

Yoko Ono Producing John Lennon Love Story Film

Yoko Ono is producing a film that will explore her complex relationship with John Lennon, documenting the couple's love story and anti-war causes. …

Music

Eric Clapton Documentary 'A Life in 12 Bars' in the Works

A career-spanning documentary about Eric Clapton, called <i>A Life in 12 Bars</i>, is currently in the works.<p>Related<p>Eric Clapton Talks Making of 'Slowhand,' …

Guitar

Why Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' Hits Home Right Now

Happy birthday to Fleetwood Mac's masterpiece <i>Rumours</i>, released 40 years ago this week, on February 4th, 1977. Human beings had been mating and …

Music

Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours': 10 Things You Didn't Know

"Drama. Dra-<i>ma</i>," was how Christine McVie described the recording of <i>Rumours</i> to <i>Rolling Stone</i> shortly after its release on February 4th, 1977. And that …

Music

4 Types of Light You Should Know as a Photographer

More often than not, composing an image can be much like solving a puzzle. Although many photographers are filled to the brim with creativity, their …

America Meets The Beatles On Album

<b>Beatles</b> completists know the details, but other interested observers could be forgiven a little confusion. <i>Meet The Beatles</i> was released in America on …

The Avett Brothers Cover George Harrison On ‘The Late Show’

Last night The Avett Brothers were the musical guests on <i>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</i>. The Americana outfit performed a special Inauguration Day …

Everything I Know About My Dad I Learned From Glenn Frey

I didn't understand my father until I understood "the fucking Eagles."<p>When people find out I love the Eagles, they have one of two reactions. The first involves an arched eyebrow and a cutting “I never took you for <i>that</i> kind of guy.” The second mimics Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey Lebowski in the back of …

Paul McCartney Sues Sony Over Beatles Music

<b>UPDATE:</b> Paul McCartney and Sony/ATV have reached a settlement over the ownership of songs he wrote with the Beatles, <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> reports. …

Music

Consequence of Sound

Copyright

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Landscape Photography

David Crosby Protests Congress on New Song “Capitol”: Listen

David Crosby has shared a new song, “Capitol,” on which he protests against the United States Congress. “They come for the power, for the power they stay,” he sings. “They’ll do anything to keep it that way.” Listen to it below. The SoundCloud description for the song, uploaded to producer James …

10 Classic Album Concerts We'd Like to See: From Dylan to Madonna

Now that U2 are taking <i>The Joshua Tree</i> on tour it seems like nearly every major band has gone on a classic album tour of some sort in recent years. …

Albums

Watch Stevie Wonder's Glowing Tribute to Michelle Obama on 'Fallon'

Stevie Wonder appeared on <i>The Tonight Show</i> on Wednesday to celebrate Michelle Obama's time as First Lady. He dug up two standards from his back …

Michelle Obama

Watch Ringo Starr, Kings of Leon, Bob Seger Pay Tribute to the Eagles

An inter-generational ensemble of musicians convened to celebrate the Eagles and perform several of the band's most famous hits at the 39th Annual …

Music

See Paul McCartney Join Killers for 'Helter Skelter' at New Year's Bash

Paul McCartney made a surprise appearance alongside the Killers to perform the Beatles' "Helter Skelter" during the band's performance at a private …

Music