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Tips for photographers on Instagram – How small pictures can make a big difference in a mobile driven world

Quite often other photographers tell me “I don’t have time for another social network and I don’t need Instagram”. Yet they spend hours posting on Facebook, 500px and Flickr where almost zero potential clients will see their work. They’re basically getting followers, likes and comments coming from other photographers. Instagram can be useful in ways [...]Show More Summary

Denver outspends everyone on this

Someone at the Wall Street Journal noticed that Denver's transit agency has outspent other top transit agencies, after accounting for number of rides -- and by a huge margin. But the accompanying graphic conspires against the journalist. For one thing,...

5 top tips to improve your food photography

Food photography is something we’ve pretty much all tried. Even if our gastronomical efforts are only limited to Instagram, it helps to be able to get a nice shot. In this video from Adobe, photographer Andrew Scrivani shares his top five tips to improving your own food photography. You might look a little odd bringing chopping [...]Show More Summary

9 easy tricks & hacks to up your DIY photography game

Nothing like a little creativity to get a reason to go out and shoot, and if creativity does not come from within, here are 9 easy tricks to give you a reason to go out and shoot. OR, if you are just looking or a fun weekend project, this little video by COOPH has your [...] The post 9 easy tricks & hacks to up your DIY photography game appeared first on DIY Photography.

(11) Justin Peck: A Conversation with NYCB Resident Choreographer

Justin Peck joins Michael and Rebecca in Miami to discuss his choreography, his process, art, and other inspirations.  Join us as we explore the world of the hottest choreographic commodity in the ballet world. The post (11) Justin Peck: A Conversation with NYCB Resident Choreographer appeared first on

7 Things To Remember In Phases Of Uncertainty In Your Dance Life

6 hours agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

If you feel like you've been thrown off the path in your dance life; if you doubt yourself or your decisions, dancers: Read this!

Facebook to relax censorship restrictions on photos considered newsworthy

After a rather recent public controversy over censorship rules, Facebook are revisiting their playbook when it comes to newsworthy images. Those posting images like the one at the top of this post by photography Nick Ut, were warned to remove or pixelate them to comply with Facebook’s guidelines. When even Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg reposted the [...]Show More Summary

Photographer travelled the world’s airports to photograph hundreds of planes

For most of us, simply grabbing a quick snap or our plane at the gate, or perhaps the wing through the window by our seat is enough to satisfy out thirst for photography. Not for Mike Kelley, though, oh no. He camped out at some of the busiest airports in the world to photograph planes [...]Show More Summary

18 Words You Didn’t Know You Needed

While the English language possesses incredible breadth, it nowhere near encompasses the span of expression. Sometimes, we just don’t have the words—for example, being able to define the phenomena of “hearing a joke so poorly told and...Show More Summary

How a Month of NaNoWriMo Can Lead To a Lifetime of Better Writing

For hundreds of thousands of writers worldwide, November means National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Learn how and why the 30-day challenge can be a serious boost. The post How a Month of NaNoWriMo Can Lead To a Lifetime of Better Writing appeared first on

How to Create a Vintage Hitchcock Poster for Halloween

What You'll Be Creating The Birds is one of Hitchcock’s best-loved horror films. Released in 1963, the film is set in the seemingly idyllic and serene Bodega Bay area of California. Before long, things take a sinister turn, with a series of increasingly violent bird attacks casting a cloud of fear over the quiet seaside town. Show More Summary

How to Create a Frankenstein's Monster Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be Creating For Horror Movie Week, we're turning some of your favorites into creepy tutorials right here on Envato Tuts+! I had the pleasure of creating a Frankenstein-inspired photo manipulation from the classic 1931 black...Show More Summary

Amusing Polaroid Snapshots of a Wild Halloween Party from the 1960s

These amusing photographs, spotted on Dangerous Minds, of a Halloween party taken in sometime 1960s were just too good. There’s not a whole lot to say about them. They speak for themselves, don’t they? According to the site, these photos...Show More Summary

Interesting Photos of Computer Stores in the 1970s and '80s

In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, if someone wanted to buy a personal computer, they had to make a trip down to a local computer store to physically check out what was available. Once there, customers typically encounteredShow More Summary

The Queen Shot At by a Teenager During Trooping the Colour, 1981

Marcus Sarjeant pointed his gun directly at the Queen. An incident you may have forgotten or been unaware of – but back in 1981, Her Majesty The Queen was shot at several times during the annual Trooping the Colour. In those days, she...Show More Summary

Cinemagraphs in web design

If you read any of the countless web design trend reports that came out earlier this year, you likely read about the promise of large, hero-sized cinemagraphs placed prominently on homepages everywhere. So where are they? While a few fashion-forward companies are using them on their websites, the cinemagraph has been largely relegated to showcase […]

Venture Inside Cuba's Secret Societies

From Masons to Santería priests, photographer Nicola Lo Calzo offers a glimpse into the island's many subcultures

Mønsted Up Close

Christie's in New York City is currently showing an auction preview of 19th century European painting. Peder Mørk Mønsted (Danish, 1859-1941) A View of Hornbæk, 1916, oil on canvas, 18 ¾ x 34 in. (47.6 x 86.4 cm. ) It includes this painting by Mønsted, which looks tight and photographic from a distance. Show More Summary

Are Pumpkin Beers, Thank God, Finally on the Way Out?

Some breweries are slowing production, as the trend may be fizzling

Elegant Uprooted Things: Jack Spicer, California, and Psychoanalysis

When Jack Spicer was three years old, he was taken from his parents’ house in Los Angeles to live with his grandmother in the Midwest. His mother had become pregnant with Spicer’s brother, and it was believed by some that young children should not be exposed to pregnancy. “As an unfortunate result,” biographers Lew Ellingham... More

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