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Identity In A Hall Of Mirrors

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

To the extent that we are mirrored, encouraged and acknowledged for our achievements and our creative pursuits, we are unified within ourselves. To the degree that we are perceived through a distorted mirror, we are torn asunder and may search for approval at a cost to our real self and creativity.

The Joy And The Pain Of Back-To-School Pictures

Jonathan Agin | Posted 09.06.2016 | Parents
Jonathan Agin

In the end, I look at the pictures that my "friends" post of their children returning to school. I smile. Some comments are funny. These are of course joyful images. Images that allow people separated by distance to easily connect and share life. I suppose I am just overwhelmingly sad and jealous though

Just Post The Picture Already

Jackie Goldschneider | Posted 09.01.2016 | Parents
Jackie Goldschneider

Just take it from me, you really do have to post that first day of school photo. Just to keep us all from wondering where your kids are all day, so that everyone can go on with their lives without all that stress.

How to Start Taking Selfies That Are Actually Decent

Quora | Posted 08.23.2016 | Style

What are some tips for taking selfies? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people ...

Scientists Just Validated Your Instagram Obsession

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Documenting life with a camera can be a conflicting experience. On one hand, photographs make incredible mementos. On the other hand, there’s someth...

Picture Perfect: 10 Photo Gifts to Make

Linda Smith | Posted 04.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Linda Smith

Have you ever given a handmade gift that was oohed and ahhed over? A gift that the recipient fell in love with instantly, and you know for a fact will never part with? Chances are, that gift was personalized in some way with photos! Photo gifts are meaningful, special, and always well-received.

How Digitizing Family Photos Helped Three Generations of Photographers Preserve a Remarkable Legacy

Jesse Michener | Posted 02.28.2017 | Parents
Jesse Michener

He reaches up and gently pulls a tuft of his hair to show me how easily it falls out. It's grey now, his hair. It wasn't last April, when we met at th...

17 Awesome Fun Ways to take Pictures while Travelling

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.25.2017 | Entertainment
Pauline Paquin

Are you tired of taking selfies and boring pictures? It's time to level up your photography skills! Last summer, when we went on holidays, I looked on...

Help! The Association VP Doesn't Know Electronic Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.05.2017 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

That's the Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar's headline for an article on the country's Press Syndicate that hosted this week's launch of a media ethics charte...

The Reality That Is Taking Christmas Card Photos With Young Children

Jennifer Todryk | Posted 12.22.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Todryk

The stress! The agony! The worry!

This Is Why You Hate The Way You Look In Pictures

YourTango | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Is that how you really look? What you thought was perfect is actually a big mess. How could you have been so wrong, and why do you hate the way you look in photos?

How To Get Children Through Santa Pictures (Without Scars)

Andrea Nair | Posted 11.09.2016 | Parents
Andrea Nair

If getting a picture with Santa is important to you, I'm going to put my psychotherapist hat on to give you these 10 suggestions for making your session go as smoothly as it can.

29 Gorgeous Celia Cruz Photos To Remember The 'Queen Of Salsa'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.21.2016 | Latino Voices

Celia Cruz was an icon. It’s been more than a decade since the Cuban singer died but the joy she radiated with a simple smile or her emblematic “...

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

Sheena Amin | Posted 10.01.2016 | 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 09.25.2016 | 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

Smartphones have made it easy to capture all sorts of fleeting moments -- from a seal riding a whale to the pontiff gliding past in his popemobile. Bu...

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

David Lesser | Posted 09.01.2016 | 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 07.23.2016 | 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 07.12.2016 | 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 06.15.2016 | 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 05.26.2016 | 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.