Photographing fireworks can be tricky but with the right equipment and some basic photo knowledge anyone should be able to make a memorable image. Here are a few quick tips to get you started.
The first known death from the Waldo Canyon fire was reported this morning as firefighters continue a sixth day working to contain the wildfire that has so far burned 18,500 acres, destroyed 346 homes, and forced more than 35,000 people to evacuate.
10,000,000 forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains swamp wide areas of northeastern India, China’s Shenzhou 9 spacecraft re-enters with country’s first woman astronaut, U.S. Olympic swimming trials continue in Omaha and more in today’s Daily Brief.
Winner of the ugliest do contest, Strange men’s hat fashion, Mortar fire in Afghanistan and more in today’s daily brief.
The Internet is abuzz over the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare, ruling 5-4 that the government may impose tax penalties on people who do have health insurance. From celebrities to politicians, here’s what some had to say about the decision over Twitter.
After some initial confusion from this morning’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the centerpiece of President’s Obama health care overhaul law has been upheld, which will require most Americans to purchase health insurance by 2014 or be subjected to a fine. The photos below present a timeline between August 2009 when President Obama began holding town hall meetings to discuss health insurance reform and today’s Supreme Court ruling.
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Asylum fashion, Queen Elizabeth visits Northern Ireland, European track championships and more in today’s daily brief.
This week, the Pentagon held its first ever Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Month Event, nine months after the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy officially ended government-sanctioned discrimination against gays serving in the military.
LGBT pride is celebrated every June, commemorating the anniversary of the Stonewall riots on June 28, 1969 — the start of the modern gay rights movement and remembers the struggles and victories of the movement. Today, this “out and proud” mentality emphasizes a culture and community of diversity, tolerance, fashion and flare.
From drag queens to biker chicks, here’s a look at LGBT pride parades, street festivals, and political rallies around the world this month. Some of the following may not be suitable for young children, so parental discretion is advised.
June 26 Photo Brief: President Obama hits the campaign trail, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, pelicans in the port of Sidon
President Barack Obama hits the campaign trail, scenes from International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, pelicans in the port of Sidon, and more in today’s daily brief.
Patuxent Homestead photographers cover scores of high school sporting events during the school year. They capture hundreds of goals and runs, victories and losses, tears of joy and sadness. Photographers Jen Rynda and Brian Krista each picked six of their favorites from baseball, softball, lacrosse and track, and shared a couple of tips for taking great sports shots. (Below)