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These Real Life Portraits Of Disney Princes Are A Fantasy Come True

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.31.2015 | Good News

Riff Raff! Street rat! We certainly don’t buy that. Aladdin is just one of the eight Disney dreamboats that Finnish artist Jirka Väät&...

Lessons from a Goddess of Compassion: Live With Joy, Even While Grieving

Lisa Levart | Posted 07.10.2015 | Women
Lisa Levart

Dianne Gray has known grief but compassion and generosity flow through Dianne like a gentle river. Therefore, White Tara, the Tibetan Goddess of Compassion, was a natural choice for Dianne to embody.

The Enduring Power of a Portrait

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts
Soren Petersen

Upon seeing the final portrait I thought, "This is certainly not a Kodak moment." No forced smile gazed out from the canvas, but rather, a thoughtful gaze and an astonishing resemblance, executed in an honest and comprehensive way.

Evocative Photos Highlight New Zealand's Largest Street Gang

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts

Artist Jono Rotman discovered that there's more to gang members than violence and mayhem when he photographed New Zealand's Mighty Mongrel Mob. The...

The Humble Photographer

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

His professional pride came from his talent to cajole a cranky baby to giggle, his ability to evoke a smile from a petulant schoolboy and his desire to create the perfect pose for a nervous bride.

Priscilla Frank

Marlene Dumas Painted Amy Winehouse, And We Can't Look Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

Amy - Blue, 2011 . Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm. National Portrait Gallery, London, acquired 2011. Photograph by Alex Delfanne The image only span...

The Sexy and Surreal Portraits of Galiya Zhelnova (NSFW)

DL Cade | Posted 05.20.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

Recently, we've absolutely fallen in love with the incredible portraiture of Galiya Zhelnova. Reminiscent of photographers like Margarita Kareva, he...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Ann Moore, Art Gallery Owner/Former Chairman and CEO of Time Inc.

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

After a highly successful 33-year career that saw her ascend to the top of Time Inc., Moore went from the boardroom to the ground floor of the art w...

One of New York's Finest Photographers Is Moving to LA

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Elizabeth Baudouin

There's something in the Los Angeles air right now attracting New Yorkers. All over the city you can find New York galleries, designers, fashion labels, creatives and with a little luck, one of New York's finest photographers, Jason Frank Rothenberg.

10 Portrait Photographers You Should Follow Right Now on 500px

DL Cade | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

It's time to discover some incredible portraiture. Whether you're going to use it to inspire other forms of art, or you just want to see 10 examples o...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Chad "Mad Chad" Taylor, Professional Juggler

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.22.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Yes, there are such things as professional jugglers -- and "Mad Chad" has long been one of them, having performed his first show as a teenager. Self...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Bobby Johnson, Former NYPD Detective Sergeant

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.17.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

A 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, Johnson was the youngest person ever to pass the city's civil-service exam when he did so at ...

Impossible Dreams: Henry James and Philip Roth

David Galenson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
David Galenson

It seems that the examples of James and Dencombe were not enough to sustain Roth, who found the anxiety of writing such a burden that he experienced enormous relief when he announced his decision to retire as a novelist.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Jan and Apryl Nebozenko, Houseboat Denizens

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.06.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Considering abandoning a house they were building, the Nebozenkos began to think a houseboat might be a better solution, even if only temporaril...

What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

Bob Mackowski | Posted 06.06.2015 | Weddings
Bob Mackowski

We get this question before every single engagement session that we shoot: What should we wear? It's understandable. It's not like many engaged coup...

Photo Series Of People With Down Syndrome Beautifully Illustrates The Diversity of Humans

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.02.2015 | Good News

With a plain, green chair against a floral backdrop, an Iceland artist is showing the diversity and beauty of humankind. "First and Foremost I Am"...

Here's Gandhi As A Hipster, And Other World Leaders Turned Too Cool

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts

Once upon a time, young designer Amit Shimoni was contemplating the state of Israeli cultural icons. He Googled a photo of Theodor Herzl, 19th century...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Irene Jewell, the World's Tallest Burlesque Dancer

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.23.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Always quite tall and skinny, Jewell grew up in Canada accustomed to being made fun of. Once, at a dance, a boy ran out on her when she stood up to...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Bev Francis, Former Bodybuilder

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.02.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Francis wanted to be a ballet dancer --her young teenage body had other plans, and no longer conformed to the physiology necessary for such a care...

The Amazing London Museum You Never Heard Of

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Lev Raphael

Last Sunday some of the characters on Downton Abbey went to London's Wallace Collection and most viewers probably thought, "What's that?" The Walla...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Lena Marquise, "Mistress Lady Wednesday"

Ian Spanier | Posted 04.22.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Marquise is one dominatrix who isn't quite what you might expect: She's an unashamed, loud-and-proud, extraordinarily articulate advocate of perso...

Road Trip to Ohio's "The Spot"

Jill Shomer | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Jill Shomer

A group of Instagrammers came together in Columbus, Ohio, on February 5th for the opening of the Mobile Photo Now exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Ar...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Andrew Berends, Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker

Ian Spanier | Posted 04.12.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Berends's work put him in great peril back in 2008, when he was detained by the Nigerian government while filming Delta Boys, a firsthand look at rebels in the river oil towns of that resource-rich yet vastly impoverished country -- Africa's most populous. Securing his freedom after 10 days of captivity required the intercession of New York Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton. He was never in fear for his life, he says -- but his status as a documentarian offered him no particular protection whatsoever, he realized. Delta Boys was released in 2012 having received financing and support from the Sundance Documentary Film Fund, the Gucci/Tribeca Documentary Film Fund and Cinereach. Berends's most recent film, Madina's Dream, provides an unflinching glimpse into a forgotten war as it tells the story of rebels and refugees fighting to survive in Sudan's Nuba Mountains. The film will have its world premiere next month at South By Southwest International Film Festival.

Playfully Sensual Rococo Portraits Captured In-Studio with Thousands of Real Flowers (NSFW)

DL Cade | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

In a photography world increasingly prone to "fixing it in post," Alexia Sinclair stands as a beacon to the hardworking artist who accepts nothing sho...

Exclusive Interview With Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker Nora De Angelli

Anca Dumitru | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Anca Dumitru

Nora de Angelli is a London-based freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker. Until 2011, when she graduated from London College of Communication's University of Arts, with an M.A. in Documentary Film under her belt, De Angelli was an accomplished research scientist.