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With homes this elaborate, birds may soon need real estate brokers. In a new book, “Birdhouses of the World” (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $22.50), author Anne Schmauss showcases a range of man-made birdhouses, from dovecotes carved into cliffs to modern cube-shaped chickadee homes in Duluth, Minn., to the grand “Belgrave Inn” for birds in Belgrave, Ontario. After the jump, a selection of images from the book.

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Back to the Slums of His Youth, to Defuse the Ebola Time Bomb MONROVIA, Liberia — The girl in the pink shirt lay motionless on a sidewalk, flat on her stomach, an orange drink next to her, unfinished. People gathered on the other side of the street, careful to keep their distance. Dr. Magical Places Fine Art Online Photography Magazine Posted by Andrew S Gibson on April 15th 2014 The Visual Imagination In Slow I wrote about, amongst other techniques utilising slow shutter speeds, using intentional camera movement to create expressive photos that capture atmosphere and emotion. David duChemin takes that idea further in his new ebook The Visual Imagination, released this week at Craft & Vision. Read the rest of this entry » Posted by Andrew S Gibson on April 08th 2014

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photography We tend to love animals even from a very young age. Some of the first words we learn (and first things we recognize) are “dog,” “cat,” and other usual animals for our areas. We even learn the sounds animals make when we’re wee young things – cows go “moo” right? Summer Over the City The photographer George Steinmetz, whom Lauren Collins Profiled in the magazine in 2010, has shot his iconic aerial photographs from the skies over more than seventy countries, including China, Israel, and Libya. For the past year, however, Steinmetz, who lives in suburban New Jersey, has remained closer to home, trading his paraglider for a helicopter to explore New York City and its surroundings. As winter turned to summer, Steinmetz’s desolate, snow-covered scenes–the Coney Island carousel, a lot filled with Richard Serra sculptures–became vibrant landscapes replete with picnickers, athletes, and High Line promenaders. The photographs of familiar places in the city are mesmerizing in their detail: a ballet dancer in Central Park, a tennis player mid-leap, the reactions of sunbathers at Chelsea Piers.

Top 100 Travel Photography Blogs - Photography Colleges Posted by Site Administrator in article Apr 13th, 2010 One incredible benefit of the Internet is the ability for travelers to share their experience with others via their blogs. This list compiles 100 of the best travel photography blogs, all of which do just that. Whether you are an art student who appreciates photography from places around the world or are an armchair travel buff, these travel photography blogs are sure to fulfill your desire for awe-inspiring photography. People and Their Culture The Art Book: An Interview with Matt Johnston of the Photo Book Club I was interviewed recently by Sara Potter of ‘The Art Book Group‘ who have published a book on art books. It will be available shortly and I shall post a link to it, but in the meantime here is my conversation with Sara on the future of photobooks for anyone interested. SP: Where did the idea for The Photo Book Club come from?MJ: Essentially, the club came out of my own desire to learn more about photobooks, I was discovering old books all the time with the help of bibliophile Wayne Ford and was enthralled by them.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year This year the Royal Observatory’s annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition received a record 1700 entries. We had images from astrophotographers in over 50 countries from as far afield as Colombia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the Philippines. For the first time we even received a photograph taken from the edge of space! The photographs show a beautiful and diverse array of astronomical highlights from the last two years. With the help of our friends at BBC Sky at Night Magazine and Flickr, we asked you to submit photographs in the categories of Earth and Space, Our Solar System, Deep Space and Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year.

Pictures of Moments Speak More than Thousand Words...... Picture can speak thousands of words. Random pictures of insignificant moments always been the most important and most valuable. Photographers and painters beautifully imprint huge number of events, objects and types. Some do it by accident on the momentary desire. Others do it in order to fix the time for the future. For me they are really different and thoughtful, simple but speak lots of words……… Verve Photo- The New Breed of Documentary Photographers Posted by Geoffrey Hiller in Finland. Tags: Finland trackback The invincible Kinnunen Brothers 2014 Finland Juuso Westerlund (b .1975, Finland ) studied photography in the University of Art and Design Helsinki and Turku Arts Academy. Top 13 “Milk Splash” images from the best photographers By Alex Koloskov posted on December 16th, 2011 | This is a list of the best milk splash images from different photographers around the world for your inspiration.

DEVELOP Tube: Photography to Watch The DEVELOP Tube Photography Video Channel is an educational resource which features interviews, multimedia, lectures & films in photojournalism, documentary & fine art photography. Browse DEVELOP Tube through the main Channel or through its catalogue of over 270 albums featuring videos, bios and links to individual photographers and organizations. SEARCH THE ALBUMS: vimeo.com/developphoto/albums/sort:alphabetical/format:detail Love Love us?

See How Solar Energy Can Change Lives Ko Win Zaw Oo is a 38-year-old fisherman living in a small village called Lui Pan Sone in eastern Burma. Early each morning, the father of two boards his small boat to go fishing. His daily catch, as well as his second day job, help sustain his family. Earlier this year, however, his life changed when he received a solar panel from the United Nations’ Habitat program. “With [electric light powered by] the solar panel, this fisherman can now prepare his boat one hour earlier every day,” says Spanish photographer Ruben Salgado Escudero. “This allows him to be more productive, catch more fish, and then go on to his other job.”

World Press Photo Of The Year 2010 The World Press Photo Of The Year Contest is one of the most prestigious annual events for press photographers. These are the winners in 2010. Read the descriptions underneath each image to find out more about the setting and the photographer.Warning: Some images are graphic in displaying the horror that can be human life.UPDATE: Check out our World Press Photo Of The Year 2011 edition. 101.

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