Laura MacKinnon

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Our Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

<i>Baltimore</i><p>Over the course of 103 years, Recreation Pier has been, at times, a shipping facility, community center, and television set — as well as an …

Hospitality

Why Photographers Are Flocking To This 19th-Century Technology

Lomography’s Achromat lens may be based on a design from the 1830s, but it can produce some dreamy effects that your iPhone can’t.<p>Geoffrey Berliner knows a thing or two about old camera lenses. A photographer and the executive director of the Penumbra Foundation in New York, he exudes …

House Refurbishment in Kaga / Tailored design Lab

“I lived in this house until I was eighteen years old. This house could be restored to its original scenery and beauty for me.”<p>With this statement, …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Frame - Photographs by Mark Cohen | LensCulture

Two years ago, LensCulture named one of Mark Cohen’s photobooks, <i>Dark Knees</i>, its favorite photobook of the year. The review of the book drew attention to the quality of its contents while at the same time identifying a disquieting play of impulses present in Cohen’s work. Now we have <i>Frame</i>, packed …

Framing

Japanese erotic photographer Nobuyoshi Araki reflects on death ahead of Hong Kong show

Since he fought off cancer in 2008, photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has given up many of his vices. He no longer drinks the Bombay Sapphire gin or Wild …

Hong Kong

The Many Lives of William Klein – A Documentary about World’s most Influential Photographer

Incredible and the most rewarding documentary on photography you will see in a long long time. Yes, this is the documentary on the wonderful artist …

Go on an American Road Trip with the World's Greatest Photographers

[Young Couple in Parked Open-Air Car, Ossining, New York], 1932–34 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Walker Evans<p>1 of …

The Negative Collection Sells Prints from Found Vintage Negatives

Native New Yorker Matthew Salacuse is successful editorial and documentary photographer. When not shooting celebrities or high-profile commercial …

15 extraordinary things to do in Scotland

<b>Isle of Skye - swim in fairy pools</b><br>Walk to the series of pools and waterfalls near Glenbrittle on the Isle of Skye. Look through the clear emerald water for the underwater arch between the two top pools. If you are feeling energetic, continue into Coire na Creiche on a five-mile circular walk that …

Fragmented Black and White Scenes Create Beautifully Abstract Formations

L.A.-based photographer Kevin Saint Grey captures a calming energy throughout his striking black and white photographs. Narrowing in on just a fragment of a tall building or an isolated tree surrounded by sky, his minimalist approach results in beautifully abstract formations.<p>When Grey looks at a …

Photography

Elsbeth Juda obituary

Stylish and inventive photographer whose commercial and fashion work chronicled Britain's emerging postwar economy<p>Elsbeth Juda, who has died aged 103, spent 45 years as a photographer, creating work often intended for commercial purposes but outstanding in the originality of its concept and design. …

The ISSpresso: An espresso machine for space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon be able to enjoy hot, freshly brewed coffee from an espresso machine designed for use in space.<p>If you can't get started in the morning without a hot cup o' joe, imagine how the poor astronauts aboard the ISS must feel, with their …

Coffee

Meditative Seascapes by Jeff Friesen

Drawn to the a mysterious spiritual realm that awaits us just beyond the visible horizon, Nova Scotia-based photographer Jeff Friesen captures the …

Close-Up Portraits Reveal What the Human Body Looks Like 100+ Years of Age

When a 101-year-old woman offered to sit for photographer Anatasia Pottinger, she had one request: she would do anything so long as she could not be …

Compelling Nude Portraits Explore Both Self-Identity and Stereotypes (NSFW)

Bodies. Naked. Words. The image came to Brooklyn-based photographer Lauren Renner during a nap. Her project <i>In Others’ Words</i> features Renner’s …

Kourtney Roy: the woman who turned empty racetracks into an artform

A gambler's setting wasn't a stretch for photographer Kourtney Roy. "I had already spent lots of time at the races," she says. "I would usually go by myself and drink and smoke and lose money." Her latest photographic series – Ils Pensent Déjà Que Je Suis Folle, or They Already Think I'm Crazy – is …

New York in the '80s by Frank Horvat

The era of Ektachrome film produced some of the most beautifully colored photographs in photography’s relatively short history and during the early …

11 Google Search Tips Everyone Should Know

Searching the web for information is a skill. Yes, you can enter a term into Google and find information, but by using a few simple tricks, you can …

Jane Bown: 'I was born the wrong side of the blanket. On the kitchen floor'

On the eve of the release of a film celebrating her life, Jane Bown, the Observer's veteran photographer, reflects on her glittering career and her troubled early years<p>Jane Bown's work – in pictures<p>'I spent my whole life worrying," Jane Bown says, "about time and light. If I had time it was …

Instagram and Anxiety of the Photographer – Part II

<i>“The avant-garde of 1967 repeats the deeds and gestures of those in 1917. We are experiencing the end of the idea of modern art.”</i> – Octavio Paz …

Fantastic Workshop Helps You Master the Timeless 1940s Glamour Shot

We’re not in the habit of sharing full workshop videos during the week. The way we see it, most of you are at work right now (we sure are) and don’t …

Rare Photos Of Chicago In 1949 Taken By Stanley Kubrick

If you hadn't already guess we're huge fans of director Stanley Kubrick, best known for creating celebrated classics such as 'A Clockwork Orange', …

White Space – Mixed Media Pictures by Debbie Andrews

Debbie Andrews is a photographer and mixed media artist from Michigan. Her process of creating pictures starts with photographing ‘anything and …

Art

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking