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  1. Burnt Umber Arts: The Art of Amber Honour

    By starting a weekly blog, Amber Honour gave herself a reason to create her art.

    Animals
    "Kiki"
  2. Aubrie Pick Photography

    Aubrie Pick is a San Francisco-based photographer specializing in food, interiors, portraits, lifestyle, and travel photography. Notable projects include the cookbooks of celebrities, from Giada De Laurentiis to Chrissy Teigen.

    Food
  3. This Is Why You Are Afraid of Photographing People while Traveling

    Sweden-based travel photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström reflects on the invisible barriers that stand between her (and every traveler’s) camera and the strangers that become the subjects of many of her most powerful photos.

    Culture
    Photo by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
  4. Would the Real Queen Elizabeth Please Stand Up

    Cultural historian Benjamin Wild writes on a newly discovered portrait of Tudor monarch Elizabeth I — one that, unlike previously known depictions, doesn’t show her as a perfectly poised queen.

    Art
  5. Sweetmoon Photography

    Sweetmoon Photography is the creative outlet of poet and artist Tenille K. Campbell, who specializes in photographing indigenous people.

    Art
  6. Photos from Bangladesh: A Campaign with World Vision Canada

    Photographer Sophia Hsin uses her camera to speak out against child labor: “Now that I know about these things, it seems quite foolish to stay silent.”

    Education
    Photo by Sophia Hsin
  7. Joshi Daniel on Nine Years of Photoblogging

    Joshi Daniel, a photographer from India, celebrates nearly a decade of photoblogging.

    Photography
    All photographs by Joshi Daniel.
  8. Portraits of Film Stars by Fine Artist Paul Ayres

    Browse the illustrated portraiture of fine artist Paul Ayres.

    Art
    Benedict Cumberbatch, illustrated by Paul Ayres.
  9. Mimo Khair Photography

    Shanghai-based photographer Mimo Khair is interested in people, cityscapes, and architecture, but whatever she shoots is infused with her keen sense of composition and storytelling.

    Architecture
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  11. Many Faces: Highlights from Portrait Photographers

    A mix of portraiture, captured by photographers on WordPress.com.

    Photo Essay
    Behind-the-scenes snapshot of actor Bryan Cranston. Photo by Brad Trent at Damn Ugly Photography.