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Black and White Portraits: A How-To Guide

Photography’s best shooters often turn to black and white for its expressive power. We spoke with three pros to learn the intricacies of creating …

Pictures of the day: 22 March 2016 - Telegraph

How to shoot portraits under pressure

In the ideal world, you have an infinite amount of time during photoshoots to tweak the lighting and camera settings until everything is absolutely …

How we make sure Nigeria’s gender equality bill passes next time

The failure of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill to get past the second reading in the Nigerian senate this week got me thinking about women’s rights activism, the formidable challenges ahead, and how we might begin to overcome them. There has rightly been much outrage in Nigeria and in the …

Feminism

Three Lighting Techniques That Can Improve Your Portraiture

Last week, I took a look at personal projects and showed how I created my most recent portrait series. These personal projects are a great way to …

Five years after I saw my friends die for freedom in Syria, the world has given up

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Syrian uprising.<p>March 18 is the day the first activist was killed by Syrian government forces, at the beginning of 2011’s wave of pro-democracy protests. Unlike earlier government-led killings like the 1982 Hama Massacare, YouTube and Facebook made it …

The Daily Struggle for Clean Water

The United Nations estimates that 650 million people worldwide currently have no access to safe water, placing them at risk of infectious diseases and premature death. Reuters reports that the UN further estimates that “waterborne diseases are responsible for the deaths of 900 children under the …

‘Great Cannon’ Is China’s New Weapon That Shoots Down Internet Sites

China is widely suspected to be behind the recent attacks on Github and internet freedom group Great Fire. Now we have the most concrete evidence that indeed it was, and it looks like it did so using a new weapon to boot.<p>That’s according to a report from Citizen Lab — an ICT, security and human …

Have you ever seen anything like this? An immensity of dunes that are cut by green and blue lakes that give it the appearance of large sheets. This amazing place called Lençóis Maranhenses (sheets of Maranhão) has features dunes like this for 70 km along the Maranhão coast. It is located in northeastern Brazil. In 483 days the @rio2016 Olympic Summer Games will be held and the magic of the games will showcase Rio de Janeiro and shine a light on the country to the world. Get ready! ©Stock photos from Brazilian Tourism Ministry #olympics #rio2016 #lencoismaranhenses

Top 10 affordable eco lodges in Costa Rica

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10 Beautiful Places You've Never Seen

Brush up your bucket list—you simply won't BELIEVE these gorgeous, globe-spanning must-sees! But the most unbelievable thing of all may be that, …

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