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We Asked Pro Photographers To Reveal Their Favorite Compact Cameras

Yashica T4 Super (around $300), selected by Landon Nordeman, photographer "My point 'n shoot is old school. It's a film<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kenneth Bachor …

Incest, suicide – and the real reason we should remember Diane Arbus

With her "multivalent" sex life and curious choice of subject, the American photographer was certainly odd – but not half as strange as the picture we've built of her since her death<p>In 1945, Diane Arbus sent a self-portrait to her husband, who had been posted to India during the war. She wasn’t yet …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fujifilm GFX 50S Hands-on First Impression

FUJIFILM

How to Shoot Layers in Street Photography

Prague, 2015Recently I’ve been trying to add more complexity to my work— to shoot more layers. Shooting in layers is more challenging than …

Photo: Mongkok on a Friday Night - Expat Photographer

Mongkok, Friday night.<p>#streetdreams #visualmobs #1stinstinct #streetdreamsmag #dehazeco #streethype #hypebeast #heatercentral #streetmobs …

How to Reframe Your Stress and Anxiety Into Productivity

It starts off slow. Heart rate building. Dry mouth. A drip of sweat slowly rolling down from your temple to your cheek. And then <i>wham</i>. A punch to the …

Self-help

Live By the Five Hour Rule to Always Keep Learning New Skills

Learning or practicing new skills is so important, it’s hard to ignore how vital it is to a successful career. To keep your educational momentum …

Digify can set Gmail attachments to self-destruct, Mission Impossible style

Digify is announcing a security technology that makes it possible to track, unsend, and even self-destruct email attachments sent through Google’s Gmail.<p>The Digify tracking allows Gmail users to see when and where their content is forwarded, and they can choose to unsend attachments at any time. …

The 500-Rep Unloaded Barbell Challenge

Ditch the weight plates to build some serious muscle and burn some serious fat<p>For a strength and fat-blasting workout like no other, grab an unloaded 45-pound barbell.<p>Then perform 50 reps of each exercise in the order shown for a total of 500 reps. Try to complete each movement in as few sets as …

Canon 120MP DSLR Shows Off its Stuff at Canon Expo

Canon announced back in September 2015 that it’s building a 120-megapixel DSLR. This week, at Canon Expo in Shanghai, China, Canon is showing off the …

Cameras

Life Update: Moving from Berkeley to Vietnam for 2 Years

Berkeley, 2016 #cindyprojectDear friend,I wanted to write you this letter on gratitude— and thanking you for everything, and some life updates …

Adobe Lightroom Versus Capture One for Fuji X-Trans Sensors

In the comments section of my last article, I remarked that "I always liked the rendering of X-Trans files on C1 more than Lightroom anyway, so maybe …

Lightroom

Leica's M-D is a digital camera for manual purists

The $6,000 camera has no LCD screen, video or other frills.<p>You may be able to live without WiFi on your camera, but would you be willing to ditch JPEG capture, autofocus and any kind of electronic screen? Oh, and pay $6,000 for the privilege, plus thousands more for a lens? If not, you don't fit …

Cameras

Secrets of scientology blown apart as leader threatens to sue own father over tell-all book

For an organisation that so doggedly defends its reputation, Humfrey Hunter thought, the Church of Scientology seemed to have made a major mistake.<p>Mr Hunter was preparing to publish a book about the church – an expose written by the father of its leader. Last week he received a strongly-worded …

6 Spectacular Street Photos Around the World

Keith Mokris is a Chicago-based digital marketer and content creator. You can follow him on 500px, visit his website, or check him out on Instagram …

10 Science-Backed, Simple Ways to Be Happier Today

Happiness can’t be bought. Yet if we could, everyone in the world would line up to buy it. While the source of happiness has been studied for …

Happiness

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

New: Pentax Full-Frame K-1 and Panasonic GF8 for “selfies”

The new Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR and Panasonic GF8 were announced this week. Will Pentax repeat the success it has had with the 645 medium format …

Photographer Shows That Beauty Is Ageless In These Stunning Nudes

"I wanted to show women -- despite what society tells them -- that getting older only makes them stronger and more beautiful and that they should own that."<p><i>Warning: Some readers might consider a few of these images not safe for work.</i><p>Photographer Demetrius Fordham has just released a portrait series …

Fujifilm X70 - Quick Hands-on Review - Expat Photographer

I had the pleasure of trying out the new Fujifilm X70 during Gulf Photo Plus 2016. The recently announced X70 features (via Fuji’s website):<p>The …

'OpenEmu' for OS X Now Supports Nintendo 64, PlayStation 1 and More

OpenEmu, an open source retro and arcade game emulator for OS X, has been updated to version 2.0.1 with support for 16 additional gaming systems, including Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation 1 and PSP, ColecoVision, Intellivision and others listed below.<p>OpenEmu 2.0.1 also features a redesigned user …

PlayStation

15 Great Albums You Didn’t Hear in 2015

Armies, ‘Armies’<p>There's no voice quite like Dave Gutter's, a weathered coffee-and-cigarettes growl that can turn vulnerable to vicious and crackles …

Rob Sheffield’s Top 20 Albums of 2015

<b>1. Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly</b><br>Too many great albums this year for a mere Top 10 — just cutting it down to my 20 favorites is a challenge. But …

20 Best Pop Albums of 2015

20<p>Skylar Spence, ‘Prom King’<p>Ryan DeRobertis, who'd been flooding the internet with woozy downtempo indie-dance since late 2012 under the alias Saint …

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Tamron adds two fast prime lenses as it revamps its image

Tamron is known for its affordable lenses that are never <i>quite</i> the first choice, but that are frequently worth the compromises given the price. The company is hoping to change that perception with its redesigned SP (Superior Performance) series of lenses, starting with a couple of fast single …

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Camera Gear on eBay

Camera gear can be expensive, but one way to work around this issue is to purchase equipment used from online auction websites such as eBay. But it …

Fujifilm announces infrared X-T1 camera for fine art and crime scenes

Fujifilm's latest X-series camera is its least expected yet. The X-T1 IR is a variant of the fantastic X-T1 mirrorless camera, and matches it in just about every regard apart from its sensor — this model captures light from different parts of the spectrum, including ultraviolet and infrared as well …