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Creative Retouching Turns Classic Glass Plate Portraits Into Modern Day Fine Art

If you follow PetaPixel, you’re already familiar with the haunting portrait archive of Costica Acsinte. For decades after the end of World War I, …

Hands-on Photo Tip: Creating Truly Realistic HDR Images with Adobe Camera Raw

Into the Open (HDR) – Final image created in this tutorial: 12 exposures merged in Photoshop CS6 and tone mapped in Adobe Camera Raw 8.2<p>In this …

Tutorials

Thursday-Night Openings Spark Brawls at Stores

Black Friday, usually the biggest shopping day of the year, came a day earlier this year as several large chains opened their doors on Thanksgiving …

pixelstick: Print Photos In Midair Using This Magical Light Painting Tool

Light painting is something that takes a lot of time and patience. Even after many trial and error attempts, nailing the exact look you’re going for …

5 Hotels for Farmers Market Lovers

Come September, if you’ve got a hankering for Pink Lady tomatoes or purple Peruvian potatoes along with a little case of wanderlust, look into this …

Farmers Market

10 European Destinations For 2013 (PHOTOS)

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe, Lonely Planet has you covered.<p>Their editors, worldly authors, and local experts have united to create a master list of 10 European destinations to …

In Honor Of Fashion Week, 10 Hotels For The Style Set

Fashion Week kicks off in New York on September 5 and to honor the occasion, TripAdvisor has put together a list of ten hotels that pay homage to the stylish set.<p>From the Missoni hotels to the St. Regis New York, here are the hotels around the world that are ready for their catwalk</i> …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

Spike the Big Red Dragon<p>Spike the Big Red Dragon, an art car created by Colorado artist Captain Carburetor, shows off its flame poofer.<p>Robot …

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

Jiuzhaigou | China (by Allan Oman)

<b>Jiuzhaigou | China</b> (by Allan Oman)