Stephen Frank

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The Agony and Ecstasy of India at the Olympics

Not long ago, I discovered that I could own a piece of my childhood trauma if I shelled out sixteen dollars on eBay. The August 22-28, 1976, issue of the <i>Illustrated Weekly of India</i>, which came out just after the Montreal Olympics, bore the following headline: “600 Million Indians—Not One Bronze!” …

Here's Why Netflix Is Driving Hollywood Crazy

Last week Netflix released a colorful infographic called the “Binge Scale,” highlighting which programs viewers are most likely to blow through the …

The best and worst of Netflix’s weird hidden categories

Anyone who's used Netflix knows that the streaming service carries a rather...eclectic selection of movies, and that those movies happen to be …

Entertainment

Turning One Man's Electronic Waste Into Another Man's Cellphone In India

A nation gripped by consumerism provided the perfect entry point for a couple of entrepreneurs who realized the huge market for recycling electronic waste into usable cellphone devices in India – but first they had to compete with the local Indian scrap merchant.<p>Currently in third place, India is …

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Lens Choices

When we decide to add to our collection of lenses or purchase lenses for the first time, it can be a challenge select one over another. This article …

Newlyweds show up at their dying grandmother's bedside on their wedding day

Peg McCormack, 91, was told she wouldn't be able to attend her grandson's nuptials after a bad fall (on the morning of the big day, no less) landed her in the hospital.<p>But her grandson Brian Kurtulik and his now-wife Lauren had a little something up their sleeves. After their New Jersey wedding and …

New Jersey

'Poor internet for poor people': India's activists fight Facebook connection plan

Ferocious momentum continues to build against social media giant’s bid to take charge of the country’s internet through a program called Free Basics<p>India is having its internet uprising, and many western activists can’t figure out what to do about it.<p>Since the spring of 2015, Indian activists have …

Why I Made an iOS App for My Personal Photo Portfolio

A few months ago I decided to do something a little different and create an iOS app to present my photography. I had been thinking about it for a …

Should You Outsource Your Photography Post-Production For $3.89/Hour?

I’ve spent the last few months toying with the idea of hiring someone to do my post-processing. It usually takes me 8 hours to edit a full shoot. …

Editing Eyes for Portraits that Pop in Adobe Lightroom

While many will tell you that you should do all your eye-retouching and editing in Adobe Photoshop, there is an amazing amount of editing that you …

Get an Invisible Black Background to Your Portraits - Shooting Anywhere

In this video Glyn Dewis demonstrates how he gets his ‘Invisible Black Background’ effect when taking a portrait. The technique will allow you to …

KeyProp: The Smartphone Stand That’s Always There When You Need It

For those of you who often take pictures with your smartphone, but find that you never have a stand or tripod with you when you need one, here’s a …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks