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24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

What is a supermoon lunar eclipse?

On September 27, the moon will enter a phase called the supermoon lunar eclipse - find out what it means with this animation<p>Nasa has released a video to explain an upcoming cosmic display that has only happened four times in the last century.<p>On September 27 2015 the moon will enter a phase called …

The World's Most Dangerous Roads

Imagine driving down a scenic road in some exotic, far-flung locale when around the bend the railing disappears, the road narrows to practically a …

Surf's up? Saturn's icy moon Enceladus hides a global ocean

Since NASA's Cassini spacecraft spotted plumes of water spewing out of cracks in Enceladus' surface roughly a decade ago, Saturn's icy moon has captured the imaginations of scientists and layfolk alike who wondered whether liquid water – and how much of it – could lie hidden beneath the frigid …

Sony’s new A7S II records 4k internally in nearly complete darkness

Sony has a new camera that can see in near pitch-black light – and record it in 4k without any additional gear.<p>The company today announced the A7S II, the successor to the A7S. The original A7S was lauded as the best low-light camera on the market after having been designed specifically for that …

Top 10 European canyons and gorges for walking and hiking trips

Photograph: Bertrand Gardel/Corbis<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/2564b8bab04e06d38a0b0bf6cd8c737949b296c1/8_77_1254_753/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: …

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Best hotels on the Italian Lakes

Lake Garda, Italy<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>This exclusive villa is set in impeccably kept grounds and offers outstanding service and Micheli...<p>Garda, Lake Garda, Italy<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>This charming 16th-century locanda has one of the most stunning locations on the lake, offering a...<p>Salo, …

A Medium Format Shooter’s Photographic Process

Photographer Andrew Jamieson was recently asked to give a presentation at work on his medium format film photography process. Instead of sharing a …

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Telescopes

How can I reduce my daughter's inheritance tax bill?

<b>Q</b> I am a single parent with one daughter aged 21 who is in her second year of a six-year architects’ training course at university. I have recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer and have about 12 months left.<p>I own a small house in London worth about £500,000, which is my daughter’s home. My …

How to Shoot a Star Trails Selfie

There are times when planning and patience can result in a killer shot. This nighttime star trails selfie (above) that I captured in the Canadian …

Uploader Lets You Post Photos to Instagram From your Mac

There are quite a number of apps out there that let you interact with Instagram on your Mac. While elegant apps like Grids for Mac, Instagram’s own desktop interface and others let you organize, like, sync and download images from the service, uploading photos directly from the computer has proven …

DSLR vs. Mirrorless | Are Mirrorless Cameras Really the Future Of Photography?

One of the most common phrases in photography circles these days is that “mirrorless is the future.” Like many other predictions, we usually tend to …

Cameras

How a Chance Encounter Helped Launch My Concert Photography Career

I was a month and a half into the photography program at the Art Institute of Colorado in Denver when I decided to skip school for a day for a …

Want to Pitch a Photo Editor? Do This Before You Hit Send

Freelance photo editor and photographer Wendy George (pictured above) has been in the business for the past four years – two of which she spent as a …

Photography

Secrets Of Professional Photographers | Pricing, Advertising, Essential Camera Features, It’s All Here

If you’ve ever studied high output, top one percent individuals and really listened to what they have to say on education, it’s often very different …

Photography

Why going “retro” can be a good thing in the world of photography

Have a look at the comments in this The Verge article on the Olympus EP-5 when it was released. You’ll find a variety of people bitching about too …

Cameras

Contest Copyright Controversy a Crazy Coincidence

Here’s one of the stranger copyright controversies we’ve come across. It all started with a photo contest and an accusation of copyright infringement.<p>…

Facebook: To Post or Not to Post

As the holidays end, I have done my yearly ritual, which is to go into Facebook and change my profile from my Santa hat photo to a regular face photo, it's sort of a little depressing ritual, as I don't like when the holidays end.<p>But each year, as I go into my files to swap out avatar pictures, I …

Which compact cameras are worth buying?

Plenty of people have switched to smartphones for their photography needs, but that doesn't mean standalone cameras are dead just yet. Companies like Fuji, Canon and Olympus continue to make great DSLRs and interchangeable lens cameras for photographers who are serious about their picture-taking. …

Revisiting the Case of the Wedding Photographer Threatened with a $300,000 Lawsuit

A couple years ago, I read a story about a Washington wedding photographer that was threatened with a $300,000 lawsuit by an ex-client. The story …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

9 of the best trips to take this Christmas

Where will you wake up on Christmas Day morning? From climbing Kilimanjaro to cycling across Thailand, here's how you can really shake things up!<p>1. …

Get a first look at Edward Snowden documentary 'Citizenfour'

While former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's documents were being covered by news outlets worldwide, journalist Laura Poitras was also working on a documentary about the story behind them — from the first anonymous emails she received from Snowden, through the meeting in Hong Kong that would launch …

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

OKCupid is one of the largest dating sites in the world with over 4 million monthly active users. While the explicit purpose of OKCupid is to help users find romance, the site's co-founder Christian Rudder has discovered a dual purpose for the information produced through the dating site.<p>Courting …

Online Dating

The best things to do in London this weekend

The weather in London this weekend<p>Expect sunny but cold weather on Friday. A cloudier day awaits on Saturday and some rain is likely on Sunday.<p>Follow the Kew Gardens Christmas trail<p>Now that Kew Gardens’ Christmas trail has opened, visitors will find some of the royal botanic gardens’ most majestic …

12 Stephen Hawking Quotes Reveal How A Genius Thinks

Doctors told him he had a few years to live.<p>He's now 72 and one of the foremost physicists alive — a professor at the University of Cambridge, an investigator of black holes , and the author of the bestselling book "A Brief History of Time ."<p>Here are a dozen quotes showing Hawking's approach to …

Stephen Hawking

Streaming music: what next for Apple, YouTube, Spotify… and musicians?

Sales of music downloads may have peaked and already tipped into decline, thanks in part to the rise of a range of streaming services, from Spotify and Pandora to YouTube and SoundCloud.<p>In the first part of my interview with industry analyst Mark Mulligan, he discussed why this long-predicted trend …