Vaibhav Chawla

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The Wonders (Le meraviglie) review – magical realism, marvellous casting

Terrific performances from the ensemble cast bring warmth and insight to this Cannes Grand Prix winner about an alt-lifestyle family eking out a breadline existence as beekeepers in the Tuscan wilds. When a television crew filming the surreally tacky “Countryside Wonders” competition rolls up, …

Self/less review – Tarsem Singh’s dopey sci-fi romp

This identity-swap sci-fi drama fails on every level, in spite of Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds in the central roles<p>Ben Kingsley gets joint top billing but takes an early bath in this tiresome tale of an ageing executive who pays to have his dying soul transplanted into the body of a younger man. …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

Google Business Photographer Explains How He Shoots Street View Indoors

It’s obvious that Google is interested in mapping just about everything that is mappable via Street View, but even<p>our future overlordsthey need some …

Pressy: A Universal Android Button That Lets You Shoot & Share Pics in a Snap

There probably aren’t a lot of people out there who would complain that taking pictures on their smartphone is inconvenient. Often, accessing the …

The Living Tin: Making Movies Using Only Collodion Tintype Photography

If you don’t really think about it, it’s easy to take video for granted. After all, you can pull out your cell phone and be recording video in a few …

Time-Lapse Captures the Train Ride from London to Brighton in 1953, ’83 and 2013

When the BBC first captured the non-stop train ride from London to Brighton in 1953, it was simply because they wanted to show how the magic of …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

The Joys of Instant Photography

A few months ago, I was in Los Angeles and grabbed coffee with my friend Eric Steelberg. Eric’s a talented cinematographer and mentioned a piece of …

5 More Creative Ways to Beat Photographer's Block

I’m sure this is hardly the first article you’ve read on this topic, but it’s worth revisiting from time to time because, at some point, we all …

These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs of the Millennium

In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the …

Music

Sitting at computers all day is killing us. This video could help save your life.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Remember: 770 is the Magical Number for Photography at Public Libraries

Have an afternoon to kill at a public library and want to go directly to the photography section? Just remember the magical number <b>770</b>.<p>That’s the …

The Decisive Moment and the Brain

As a photographer, you will sooner or later bump into the phrase <i>the decisive moment</i>. The decisive moment is a concept made popular by the street …

Hackermeter Wants To Kill Your Résumé And Replace It With A High Score

If you’re looking to hire a bad-ass programmer, fielding résumés can start to feel like an exercise in futility. They’re good for quickly filtering out folks who are clearly applying to <i>everything</i> — but when everyone in the industry has some crazy made-up senior ninja/rockstar/space cadet title, …

6 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Professional Photographers

If you’re looking for a roundup of the best apps for filters/composite images/HDR/etc., then you’ve come to the wrong post. These are the iPhones …

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …