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Marissa Mayer is in the fight of her life

Marissa Mayer is in the fight of her life, trying to overcome a growing chorus of calls for her dismissal from Yahoo.<p>Under intense criticism from shareholders, Mayer agreed to a PBS interview with Charlie Rose on Thursday.<p>Mayer was on the defensive, facing questions about what has gone wrong at …

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You Are My Twin: A Personal Fine Art Photo Project

I recently did a personal art photography project titled, “You Are My Twin.” It’s a little psychological study of twins’ relationship shown with the …

Hot Talent (16 photos)

As an aspiring photographer, I hope to one day shoot as well as 28-year-old Alex Lim. Looking at his shots, it's apparent that he has a sharp eye, as he does a fantastic job balancing color, shadow, lighting, and clarity. Lim perfectly frames his shots, while finding some awesome backdrops. Based …

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Where to Eat and Drink in Havana, Cuba

Cuba got you curious? You’re going to need a few pointers. Our guide to the top home restaurants, must-try cocktails, and which currency to buy will make you an expert first-time traveler in no time.<p>If you’ve always wondered what Cuba was like beyond cigars and vintage cars, start packing: It’s …

Cuba

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Southern Ocean

9 restaurants hard to get into | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Better hope your favorite restaurant never becomes lauded as one of the "world's best." The second that happens, chances are you'll never get a table again.<p>Indeed, of late, some eateries have become harder to get into than an Ivy League college. Here's a look at some of the world's toughest …

Hospitality

Storyboarding on the iPad Pro

I’m not sure if I’ll get an iPad Pro or not, but I still do use my iPad Air for storyboarding. I save my boards to Dropbox, and I edit and animate …

IPad Pro

Is your Website Mobile Friendly?

Back in 2012, we saw a dramatic increase in mobile traffic to our web sites. Mobile traffic on our sites went from less than 2% in the first eight …

Web Design

Analog Fine Art Photography by Rodney Smith

Rodney Smith is a superb talented American photographer, who captures the simplicity and elegance of another era. Rodney studied photography under …

Photography

Leica dismisses the DSLR and looks to a mirrorless future

Leica, the sometime staid manufacturer of traditional old-school cameras, has suddenly become all tech-savvy and is now forecasting that mirrorless …

20 Things You Didn't Know About the Greatest Photographers

Here are some great photographer facts – including which legend who shared a doctor with Elvis and many more<p>Responsible for immortalising their eras, …

The most insightful photography docs on YouTube

Cash-strapped photographers can learn a lot about their medium online. In fact some of the best nuggets of knowledge on the subject, from the very mouths of some of the most legendary lensmen of the 20th century, are just a few clicks away. Today anyone can enter Bruce Davidson’s darkroom, walk the …

Hypnotizing New Concentric Ceramic Vessels by Matthew Chambers | Colossal

<p>Usually people describe staring at a spinning pottery wheel as being somewhat hypnotizing, not staring at ceramic artworks themselves. But such is …

Art

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

Travel

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

China

Landscapes Painted on the Surfaces of Cut Logs by Alison Moritsugu | Colossal

<p>When European settlers arrived throughout the 18th and 19th centuries and rapidly expanded their territory across North America, the prevalent …

Digital Rev Puts the Nikon D5500 Against the Two New Canon Rebels

The folks over at Digital Rev put the Canon Rebel T6s and T6i against the new Nikon D5500 entry level DSLRs. For the most part, they talk about the …

The 5 Best Cheap Lenses for Nikon DSLRs

Yesterday, we featured five great cheap lenses for the Canon DSLR system; and today we’re taking a look at what Nikon has to offer. For years, …

10 Myths about Becoming a Pro Photographer and How to Debunk Them

<i>This is a guest blog post from Nancy Young, who runs the excellent PhotoDoto website. She writes tons of inspirational articles on photography and</i> …

50 Inspirational Quotes About Photography

The photographers behind some of the greatest images also had some wise words about the craft. We thought we’d put together 50 of our favorite quotes …

Joe McNally Teaches You The Basics of Lighting

TTL lighting can either be one of the simplest or most difficult lighting modes to work with. It stands for Through the Lens Metering, and …

Five Photo Books That Are Sure to Inspire You

Exiles by Josef Koudelka<p>Beyond screens and gallery spaces, photographs are best experienced on the page. Renowned street photographer Garry Winogrand …

Styling and Framing Your Food Photos at Home

Screenshot taken from the video<p>Photographer Jenny Woodward gave us an awesome tutorial video the other day talking about the basics of lighting food …

What Professional Photographers Wish They Knew When Starting Out

When photographers first start out in the career path, many of them don’t know a lot about the business side. Indeed, not many now about creating an …

How to Soften Middle of the Day Lighting for Portraits

Screenshot taken from the video<p>Dan over at Adorama recently completed a quick and very informational video showing photographers how they can tame …

Jesse Rockwell on Light Painting Like a Ninja

<i>All images by Jesse Rockwell. Used with permission.</i><p>“Wear black and move fast! Imagine you are a Ninja!” says photographer Jesse Rockwell when we …

How Photographers Can Get More People to Notice Their Work

One of the biggest problems that almost any photographer faces is how to get someone to notice them. This is tough enough to do beyond convincing …

Romeo Durscher on Drone Photography and Learning Experiences

<i>All images by Romeo Durscher. Used with permission.</i><p>Romeo Durscher is the Director of Education at DJI–and he’s quite the photographer. Soem of his …

The Fine Art Fashion Photography of Jvdas Berra

<i>All images by Jvdas Berra. Used with permission.</i><p>Jvdas Berra is a Mexican photographer who studied film production but became quickly bored of it. …