Yazan Ajamieh

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Grilling: Jalapeño-Marinated Steak Sandwiches With Charred Onions and Cotija Mayo

I'm all about grilling sandwiches. Over the past few years, I've come to see my grill as the ultimate sandwich-making machine—I can cook just about all my sandwich ingredients on it, pile them on bread, and then use the remaining heat from the coals to either press or heat the sandwich. Plus it can …

Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s

<i>New York Up & Down</i> is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. …

New York City

Pictures of the Week 2.28.14

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

Daily Inspiration #1685

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Pictures of the week: The Way We Wore

From leotards to harem pants, Michael McCollom's collection of photos reveals the daring side of African-American fashion<p>Trilbies and trenchcoats, leotards and legwarmers, and a monkey-fur vest teamed with a knee-length suede skirt – these are just some of the magnificent outfits worn by black men …

New in the Shop: Janne Parviainen's Lively Streaks of Light

Helsinki-based artistic photographer Janne Parviainen gives life to light through his incredible light paintings, which are all created entirely in-camera. Without the use of any digital manipulation, Parviainen manages to transform streaks of multicolored lights into three-dimensional, figurative …

Art

Pictures of the Week 2.14.14

'Life' Photographer Showed Africa Through A New Lens

Before World War II, many Americans got exaggerated ideas about Africa from movies like <i>Tarzan the Ape Man —</i> movies that were filmed on Hollywood sound stages<i>.</i><p>It took time to change that view. But after the war, <i>Life</i> magazine photographer Eliot Elisofon sought to shed a new light on the vast and …

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

Photography

Revealing Black and White Photographs of India by Josef Hoflehner

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner‘s portfolio is made up almost entirely of places. His work revolves around capturing cities or, in this case, …

Pictures of the Week 2.7.14

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Russia Says Bitcoin Should Be Avoided [Updated]

Russia doesn’t do things by halves — Bitcoin shouldn’t be used by individuals and legal entities according to a recent statement. If you have a Bitcoin wallet on your computer, the Government will be suspicious. The Central Bank of Russia reiterated that the official currency is the Ruble, and that …

Black Desert House Contrasts Nicely in the Mojave Desert

<i>The Black Desert House</i> is a minimalist getaway designed by creative director Marc Atlan in collaboration with architecture firm Oller & Pejic and interior design company Moderne Builders. Located just thirty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the incredible landscape boasts the untouched environment …

Architecture

Swirls of Colored Liquids Submerged in Water Create Mesmerizing View

Stare into an aquarium and soon you will be overcome with a sense of tranquility. There is something about the buoyancy and weightlessness …

13 incredible shots from the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 shortlist

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards has been announced, recognising some of the most exciting talent in the world of …

Photography

11 Amazing Instagram Accounts That You Should be Following

Instagram sometimes finds itself the victim of scrutinizing eyes among the realm of professional photographers and I suppose it's not all unjust. …

Eyewitness: Sony world photography awards

Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series

Civil Vacuity

<b>Civil Vacuity</b><p>In many high-rise buildings, particularly for low-income families, insufficient resources are allotted to spaces that afford the development and maintenance of social networks. Lobbies, lounges and other small-group spaces are absent or located too far from residences or in public areas that afford insufficient residential control and feelings of ownership (e.g., public lobby entrance). Women in large, high-rise housing developments report more loneliness and diminished territorial …