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How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

Photography

Photos of the Chinese Town That Duplicated Paris

Tianducheng isn’t the only city in China with an uncanny familiarity.<p>On the eastern coast of China—some 6,000 miles from the City of Light—a 354-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower dominates Tianducheng’s skyline.<p>Known as the “Paris of the East”, the luxury real estate development in Zhejiang province …

France

5 Free Guides That Will Help You Capture Sharper Photos

As photographers, we always strive to capture the sharpest image possible. Unless you deliberately want to capture blur in some form, tack sharp …

Landscape Photography

This Free Web App Suggests Instagram Hashtags for Photos Using AI

Want a faster way to add relevant hashtags to your Instagram photos? Photerloo wants to help. The photo management service has launched a new free …

The 14 Best European Cities for Solo Travelers

Europe is one of the best places to go for a solo trip — the flight isn’t too long, there’s great tourist infrastructure, and the people are …

European Travel

Seriously simple portrait lighting for beauty shots

Lighting a portrait can be as simple or intricate as you want it to be. More often than not though, the concept of ‘less is more’ rings true.<p>To show …

Portrait Photography

Can(‘t) You See? Or, The Ethics of Photographing Vulnerable People

My name is Simon Sharp, and I’m a documentary photographer. In this article, I will explore why I believe a photographer took pictures he should have …

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Motown

To Eat or Not Eat Before the Gym? Science Has the Answer

Hint: It's better to earn that hearty breakfast.<p>If you’re an exercise fanatic, a devotee of #fitspo, or a self-identified “gym rat” you’ve probably …

Composition: Deep Depth

Here is a new lesson on “deep depth” in photography.<p>Depth of soul > Depth of field<p>But before we start, don’t just shoot photos for composition sake. …

To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation

On a recent October morning in the White House mailroom, on the ground floor of the Executive Office Building just beside a loading dock, 10 interns sat at two long tables, each trying to get through 300 letters. Grab a bundle, sit down and read. It was pretty straightforward: Read. A girl doesn’t …

Obama Administration

My Favorite Moment With the President

<b>From Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, renowned White House photographers reveal their most cherished moments with U.S. presidents</b><p>Alexandra Genova | …

Striking Black & White Photographs Capture the Chaotic Streets of Tokyo

While he was born in 1965, it wasn’t until 2008 when Tatsuo Suzuki first picked up a camera with the intent to be a photographer. Since then, he’s …

French Bulldog Waiting

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The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Clever Portraits of Famous People Constructed with Corn Flakes

Breakfast time means creative time for New York-based illustrator and photographer Sarah Rosado. Using just some cereal and a few utensils, the artist can transform a spilled box of corn flakes into clever portraits of anyone from Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse or John Lennon. Rosado says, “I …

Michael Jackson

Relive Robin van Persie's World Cup Header Through a Flipbook

One of the highlights of the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game Friday was when Robin van Persie scored a diving header, contributing to the Dutch …

Soccer

This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

Andrew Zimmerman of Chicago's Sepia is a major proponent of a proper daiquiri.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap</i> …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Everest Sherpas - in pictures

In April, an avalanche killed 16 Nepali Sherpa guides on Everest. The incident triggered a dispute between sherpa guides who want a climbing ban in honour of their colleagues and the Nepali government which refused to close the mountain. Reuters photographer Navesh Chitrakar documents life near …

6 Fat-Fighting Superfoods

Darren Keith<p>Dark Chocolate<p>"Foods stimulate the body to produce hormones," says Jonny Bowden, PhD, the author of <i>The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth</i>. …

Tropical Green Smoothie

I read somewhere that the average person weighs the least on Friday and the most on Monday. And as I’m thinking about everything I ate over the …

Lose Weight Without Ditching Booze

<b>Answer:</b> In moderation—about one to two glasses per day—alcohol may not affect your ability to shed pounds. One study found that moderate drinkers were 27 percent less likely to be obese than those who skipped the juice. “Some folks have a pronounced hunger response to alcohol consumption, and …

Classic Album Covers Overlaid Onto Their Current-Day Environment in Street View

<i>The Guardian</i> has put together an insightful collection of images created by overlaying album covers from times past onto current-day Google Street …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Education

20 Must-Haves for Your Game of Thrones Premiere Party

Winter is<p>coming <i>finally</i> over, and <i>Game of Thrones</i> is finally back! The premiere is April 6th, and we can’t wait. It’s time to celebrate, and no one knows how to celebrate like the characters on <i>Game of Thrones.</i> Kick off Season Four with a feast that would make all seven kingdoms of Westeros proud. We …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

Cooking