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10 Easy Ways to Help You Develop Your Creative Eye

No matter how great a photographer is, they had to start at some point. Ansel Adams, at some point in his life, was fumbling around with his first …

As a young Jew, the news coming out of Israel makes me feel hopeless about ending the Occupation

Five decades of occupation is what led an Israeli soldier, Elor Azaria, to shoot an incapacitated Palestinian man lying on the ground in the head, …

Perfect Examples of Framing in Photography

Ansel Adams - Wawona Tunnel View<p>Photographer Ansel Adams is known for his black and white landscape photos of the American West. In his <i>Wawona Tunnel</i> …

Evangelicals side with Israel. That’s hurting Palestinian Christians.

This week, Christmas pageants across the country will reenact the scenes of the nativity; carolers will sing the beloved hymn, “O Little Town of Bethlehem”; and millions will turn their hearts toward that ancient city, where many believe that Jesus was born. But it’s likely most Americans haven’t …

Why Russia's military adventures worry Europe

<b>Riga, Latvia (CNN) —</b> Janis Garisons isn't surprised when he hears allegations of Russian hacks targeting the recent US presidential election.<p>"Some things you discovered in your pre-election campaign, we've been seeing it already for years," he says.<p>"They've been keeping us awake for twenty-five …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

Trump’s choice for Israel ambassador is a danger to American lives

In the machinery of the Holocaust, in the places where Jews and others were murdered by the millions, certain prisoners were compelled or volunteered to help the Nazis in the arduous business of genocide. These people were called kapos, reviled by Jew and Nazi alike, and few of them survived. The …

Three Amazing Moments in the Emotion of Cinema That Filmmakers and Photographers Can Learn From

I've been in love with the movies since I was a kid. I believe we, both as filmmakers and photographers, can learn so much about storytelling, …

How to Do What You Love for a Living

Dear friend, I’m one of the very few blessed people in the world who does what they love for a living.<p>For my entire life, I’ve always believed in the …

US Could Go To War With Russia, North Korea In 2017, Top Security Experts Warn

Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization could go to war in 2017, according to a survey of international experts. The conflict between …

Trump’s coming war against Islam

Donald Trump is about to lead the West into the third and darkest phase of its 15-year quest to neutralize the threat of Islamic extremism. The first was George W. Bush’s freedom initiative, which posited that political liberalization in the Middle East’s rotting autocracies would dry up terrorist …

A world in a jar: potted landscape photography – in pictures

After becoming a father two years ago, Finnish photographer Christoffer Relander started feeling nostalgic about his own childhood. He began photographing landscapes that reminded him of growing up in rural Finland, and using double-exposure photography – and no digital manipulation such as …

Photography

Easy method to transfer pictures from EOS to iPhone

The phone will start reading images from the cards in the camera. If you have two cards, it reads from both cards – thanks to Colin Edwards for …

Magnum Photographer Martin Parr Offers Young Photographers Advice

Magnum Photographer Martin Parr is one of the most respected living photographers of our time not only for his documentary work, but also for his …

Israel’s emboldened radical right wing pushes the boundaries in the West Bank

ISRAELI PRIME Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a notoriously difficult relationship with President Obama, so you might expect him to celebrate Donald Trump’s election. As it turns out, things are not so simple. To be sure, Mr. Trump is expected to scrap the Obama administration’s policy of …

Hundreds hospitalized in Southeast fires

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 people have been hospitalized with breathing difficulties in Tennessee as wildfires scorched the Southeast.<p>Over 30 large fires have burned more than 80,000 acres in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky, according to the US Forest …

Weather

Q&A: Legendary photojournalist Boyd Lewis on Atlanta in the 1970s

Boyd Lewis, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center<p>Through the lens of his camera, photojournalist Boyd Lewis watched as Atlanta …

Black History

Israel Palestine Conflict: West Bank And Gaza Strip Economic Trouble Could Cause Social Unrest

The Palestinian Authority's failing economy has left Israel concerned about potential political and social unrest in the West Bank and Gaza, the Wall …

New Battle of Midway pits military history against wildlife

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP)—The Battle of Midway was a major turning point in World War II's Pacific theater. The remote atoll …

148 Photo Editing Tools and Apps

Earlier this year, after researching photo editing tools, I shared a list of 104 photo editing tools you should know about. After receiving a great …

Tutorials

US troops heading to front of new Cold War with Putin

<b>(CNN) —</b> With US and Russia engaged what some call a new Cold War, some 900 US troops are about to find themselves on its most dangerous front.<p>The US and NATO confirmed this week that the US will lead a multinational battalion in northeast Poland beginning in April 2017, a strategically crucial …

Russia

‘We Clean History’: Thoughts on Another Crimea

Russian officers run to the Nakhimov square to take part in a rehearsal for the May 9th Victory Day parade in Sevastopol. May 6th 2014. Yuri …

10 Photographers Reveal How They Respond to Criticism

Many believe that constructive criticism can be greatly beneficial; we learn from feedback of others and are thus able to better our artistic output. …

20 tips and rules to make you a composition ninja

There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs After all, who likes rules except for your old school …

Social Documentary Photography In Britain

IAFOR Documentary Photography Award<p>Showcase of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2015 winning images on the theme of 'Power' In July 2015, …

McNair Evans on Taking Good Pictures, Avoiding the Digital Photo Trap

(Image from “Man in the Woods” for <i>California Sunday Magazine</i> ©McNair Evans)<p>Digital cameras make it easy to shoot sensational photographs, but that’s …

Exclusive: New Getty Images Subsidiary to Focus on Commercial Work

As hundreds of photojournalists gathered at the Visa pour l’Image photojournalism festival in the south of France this week, the rumors of a large …

Archives

Marc Riboud, Photojournalist Who Found Grace in the Turbulent, Dies at 93

Marc Riboud, the celebrated French photojournalist who captured moments of grace even in the most fraught situations around the world, died in Paris on Tuesday. He was 93.<p>The cause was Alzheimer’s disease, his wife, Catherine Chaine, said.<p>Mr. Riboud’s career of more than 60 years carried him …