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Revealed: The most evil child book characters of all time

The 36 most villainous child characters of all time, as voted by experts and readers<p>They have been among the most haunting characters in the history of literature: the evil, wicked and naughty children who stayed with readers long after they put their books down.<p>But it appears the villainous child …

27 Seriously Underrated Books Every Book Lover Should Read

You've read Harry Potter 12 times now. Put it down, and read these instead.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Nonverbal Space: Conceptual Japanese Street Photography - Photographs and text by Shin Noguchi | LensCulture

<i>Ma</i> is a Japanese word which can be roughly translated as “gap”, “space”, “pause” or “the space between two structural parts.” The spatial concept is experienced progressively through intervals of spatial designation. In Japanese, <i>ma</i>, the word for space, suggests interval. It is best described as a …

Not simply a memoir, Oliver Sacks’s On the Move is a handbook on how to live

Last week, watching a Habs game at a garbage bar in Toronto's Bloordale neighbourhood, over a supper of marked-down chicken wings, soapy beer and pizza that looked and tasted like it came from the frozen-food section, a friend noticed my dog-eared copy of Oliver Sacks's memoir. Admiring the cover, …

‘Photography Made Difficult’: The Life and Work of Photojournalist W. Eugene Smith

“Photography Made Difficult” is a 1989 documentary about the career of renowned photojournalist William Eugene Smith, a man who helped to pioneer the …

Brevitē is a Simple New Camera Backpack that Draws Admiration but Not Unwanted Attention

There’s a new camera bag on the horizon that may be worth keeping your eye on: it’s called the Brevitē, and it’s a simple backpack that packs the …

My Photos Helped Sell a Home in 8 Days After It Was on the Market for 8 Months

See this house? It languished on the Orlando, Florida, market for 224 days. It’s no wonder; with a photo like that who would want to come see it? A …

The Beautiful Symmetry of Grand Theaters Captured from Center Stage

Gilles Alonso is a 43-year-old professional architectural photographer based in Lyon, France. For his recent project “Symétrie du Spectacle” …

Photographer Documents Tourists Taking Photos of Historical Sites of Atrocities, War, and Genocide

Tourists snap photos of all sorts, regardless of the surroundings. New York-based photographer Ben Altman‘s project <i>Site/Sight</i> brings attention to …

The Ultimate Food Diary: Photographer Captures Every Single Thing He Eats for an Entire Year

For <i>Consumed</i>, photographer William Rugen documented every single morsel of food he ate over the course of a year. In an impressive feat of patience …

How to Capture Perfect Headshots: 6 Useful Tips

Headshot, at first glance might seem like a fairly simple photograph to shoot, but when you get into it, you realize that it is a whole job …

A 3 Step Framework to Reverse Engineering a Photograph You Want to Emulate

You’re familiar with the concept of reverse engineering, aren’t you? Some might think it’s jargon used only by people who do things in laboratories. …

Photo du Jour: Miami Beach from Above

For <i>Up in the Air</i>, aerial photographer Antoine Rose transforms the beachscapes of Miami and Long Island into abstract compositions of umbrellas, …

6 Practical Ways to Unlock the Real Power of Colors in Your Photography

To suggest that color is of utmost importance to photographers would be a grand understatement. Discussions dealing with the fundamentals of …

8 Street Photographers That Rock Our World

Sure, we all know about the likes of Henri Cartier Bresson, one of the most influential street photographers of all time, and while his work …

Rich and Miserable: Portraits of Shoppers on Rodeo Drive in 1984

Stereotypical ideas about the residents of Los Angeles, in usually sunny Southern California, often revolve around the concept of fun in the sun had …