Scott Kelby is the founder of KelbyTraining.com, editor-in-chief for Photoshop User magazine and president of National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). Over the past three years he's organized a really cool event called Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk. It's a social event where photographers get together (usually in a downtown area or trendy section of [...]
These beautiful photographs were part of a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color. Taken by Photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, these are the only color photographs of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. Click here for more. Photographs are the property of the Library [...]
Oct. 22-23, London’s East Gallery at Brick Lane will be hosting the first ever UK exhibit of Instagram photos. “My World Shared" will host photos from 30 participants “to record in images our world around us, our lives, our outlook, our views, and share that view with the rest of the world.” Instagram recently revised [...]
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Sam Childers was a drug-dealing criminal who underwent a personal transformation and dedicated his life to saving child victims from the Lord's Resistance Army in East Africa. He's rescued more than a thousand orphans from starvation, disease and slavery, and now his story is being told in a new Hollywood film, Machine Gun Preacher. Starring [...]
New Forests Company, a British forestry company, forcibly expelled more than 20,000 Ugandans from their homes in recent years, according to a report by the aid group Oxfam. This photo slideshow from The New York Times tells the story. For more background, here's the related article.
We loved hearing this story today: When a server at a San Diego Chargers game tripped on a stair sending $1,000 in bills flying through the air to the lower level seats, fans jumped to the rescue. She not only recovered the $1,000 but an extra $170 in additional goodwill tips. Here are some additional [...]
Poverty rates in the U.S. are the highest since 1993, according to a new report. The federal government announced this week that the nation's poverty rate increased to 15.1 percent in 2010. An additional 2.6 million people landed in poverty last year, bringing the total to 46.2 million – the highest number since the government [...]
We featured an interview with celebrity portrait photographer John Keatley back in March on the Help-Portrait blog. Today we wanted to let you know about a cool giveaway he's doing to help victims in the Horn of Africa crisis. For his birthday on Sept. 22, John is asking people to donate to One Day's Wages's [...]
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