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My Secret: The Real Reason I'm Obsessed With Taking Pictures

Sheena Amin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheena Amin

I've realized that as our memory fades, photos become anchors to life events. I used photos to help fill in the blanks and to keep memories from evolving into happenings that didn't really happen. I started to live through the camera lens, and didn't enjoy the richness of the actual moment.

Plan Out a Picture Perfect Wedding Day With These Handy Photography Tips (INFOGRAPHIC)

Emma Goddard | Posted 09.25.2015 | Weddings
Emma Goddard

With your marriage being such a momentous occasion in your life, it's important to document the big day properly. After all, when you're reminiscing over tying the knot with your loved one, you don't want to look back at your sole wedding album and grimace at every memory.

4 Tips For Photographing This Weekend's Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 09.28.2015 | Science

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An Open Letter to Children: Smile for the Damn Camera!

David Lesser | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
David Lesser

Come on! You were having fun a second ago. Geez, you're so literal...a few minutes ago. Remember way back then? Ah, the laughter. You don't have to be having a great time right now, you just have to look like you're having a great time.

Photographers Share 7 Secrets to Looking Better in Your Wedding Pictures

BRIDES | Posted 07.31.2015 | Weddings

by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Courtesy of CNP Montrose Wedding photos are pretty much the sole reason you signed up for that hot yoga class an...

Should Your Business Put Up Pictures Of Its Celebrity Clients?

Oren Mendez | Posted 07.15.2015 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

1. Dry Cleaners It's a well known fact that dry cleaners decorate their walls with signed pictures of their famous clients. If your neighborhood ha...

Watching the Earth From Space

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 06.22.2015 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

The iconic Apollo 8 image of our Earth rising over a barren moonscape taken in 1968 started the environmental movement by revealing the fragility of our home in the vastness of an implacable universe.

Capture Life

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

It happens in a second but lasts a lifetime and beyond. Memories fade, but the vibrancy of a photo can breathe life back into a moment frozen in time....

Travel To-Do List: Pack Your Most Present Self

Stephen Mariani | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Stephen Mariani

Think about it: When was the last time you visited a foreign place and simply took it all in? Too often, we don't truly experience the never-before-seen places we visit.

The Day I Stopped Being A Zombie Parent!

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 06.13.2015 | Parents
Eleni Makedonas

Maybe it's time we put the cameras away and allow the picture to develop in our minds instead of on a memory card

Female Photographer Turns The Lens, For Once, On Naked Men

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Naked women are, it seems, everywhere one turns -- so ubiquitous that the sight of them barely registers shock. But when's the last time you saw a naked man on the Internet, on a show, in a magazine?

Yes, Kim Kardashian Is Hot Nude -- But Where Are the Naked Men?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

In a fair and truly gender-equitable world, there would be an equal assortment of nude shots featuring both genders, and we wouldn't be conditioned to perceive of them as anything other than damn fine.

Images and Media Ethics: How Much, How Far?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.03.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about pictures that prompts journalists, activists, and social media users to take liberties with people's privacy, lives and destinies, and be sloppy in what they publish?

Halloween Portraits- Let the Fun Begin

Mimo Khair | Posted 12.29.2014 | Arts
Mimo Khair

Halloween, a time to push the limits in editing photographs, a chance to break the rules and to have so much fun doing it. Every year, my daughter and her friends pose to provide images of imaginary characters in an imaginary world. I just love creating these images year after year.

Mustached Canadian Hadfield Reaches for Stars, Brings Space Imagery to Planet Earth

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weird News
Dr. Abraham Froman

You may have never heard of a Canadian person of facial hair named Chris Hadfield. But he is a hero to people of Mustached American heritage, the weaker Canadian species, and people of Delaware.

Would I Have Been Friends With My Mom if I'd Known Her Back Then?

Jesse Damiani | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

It's a simple question, one that many of us ask ourselves at some point. While scrolling through #tbt photos on Instagram, Danielle Delph, a Portland-based artist, had an epiphany: she wanted to explore the idea concretely.

Don't Lose the Moment for the Shot

David Sable | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
David Sable

I love taking pictures. In fact, I have been a photography junkie since I had my first Kodak Brownie back in the last century.

Here's How an Amateur Used Instagram to Become a Successful Pro Photographer

Michael Price | Posted 10.18.2014 | Arts
Michael Price

In life we tend to look at the success of others and wonder if our story could ever resemble theirs. So many people turn the other cheek and accept a life of mediocrity, but it doesn't have to be this way. Chris Ozer proves that where there's a will there's a way.

These Are Probably The Most Creative Selfies We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women

Anyone can take a mirror selfie, but Helene Meldahl takes things to the next level. The 26-year-old has been inserting herself into some fantastic...

The Power of Photographs

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.29.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Where does all the time go? Does it sit in a plastic bin of photos, waiting to be let out like a genie in a bottle, taking me back to moments I would never remember without these glossy images to remind me?

To My 3-Year-Old on Her Birthday

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 05.11.2014 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

It's easier to jump in mud puddles when you aren't carrying a camera; we talk more when a camera lens isn't separating us, and it's nice to have some mother/daughter secrets.

32 Heart-Stopping Moments You Can Only Experience Thanks To A Camera

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.14.2014 | Arts

In today's smartphone-, selfie- and celebrity-obsessed culture, people take some unremarkable photos. This story is about the opposite of those.

Five Pictures of Spring

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.03.2014 | Health News
Maria Rodale

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Don't Disappear From the Pictures

Lara Huffman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Women
Lara Huffman

My plea to parents, and this goes to anyone really, don't disappear from the pictures. Who cares if you think your hair is frizzy or you have a "weird" smile or whatever hangup or lie that we tell ourselves, and don't want to be in the pictures? When you have children, forget all that and just get into that picture.

Why I Can't Stop Taking Photos of My Kids

Cara Paiuk | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

I want them to hear my voice, through movies and through my words. I want them to see themselves through my eyes, through my pictures. I want them to hear us laugh together. I want them to see that I could not stop kissing their delicious cheeks. I want them to see that I was happy. Because of them. Because of the love that enveloped us every day.