The library is by no means a new invention, and over the millennia, there have been countless famous libraries that housed the knowledge of the human race. The Library of Alexandria, for example, was considered the greatest house of collective knowledge of the ancient world, and while it would eventually meet an unfortunate fate, the […]
Unique Facts About Artist Jackson Pollock
Most people have heard of famed artist Jackson Pollock, who made a name for himself in the international art world for the unique pieces that he created over the course of his career. He was most famously known for his use of “drip painting”, and it’s one of the ways in which Pollock created paintings […]
How To Make A Career As A Writer
There are millions of people around the world that want nothing more than to give up on their day jobs and try and make it in the world of writing. It’s not hard to understand why – it allows creativity to flow, it can be be done easily at home, and it means having a […]
How To Become A Photojournalist
Photojournalism is the art of capturing important imagery that conveys the notable features of subject, usually for news and informational purposes. It’s a field that many aspire to, but only a few really have what it takes to find real success. It can take years of hard work, patience, and dedication to become a known […]
History’s Best Science Fiction Writers
Science fiction has always been a potent force in the world of modern literature. There have been countless books, novels, comics, and short stories that make use of the imaginative world of science fiction, which in turn have led to a plethora of brilliant series and movies.
The Best Maritime Museums Worth Visiting
Mankind conquered the ocean a few hundred years ago, and it’s an important and intrinsic part of our history, including how we moved from place to place. That’s why many countries, companies, and individuals have made it a priority to try and save as much maritime-related history as possible, including the various marine artefacts and […]
What Are The Best Books Of All Time?
Everyone adores a classic novel; however, the question is where to begin? From Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and Toni Morrison to Fyodor Dostoevsky, the fiction genre is so vast that you are easily able to get lost in it.
Tips For Better Astrophotography
Astrophotography is a type of photography that involves taking pictures of the night sky and the countless celestial bodies that reside within it. While it does share some similarities to other types of photography, there are some notable differences that it a fairly unique pastime.
The Best Horror Books Ever Written
If there’s one genre that has always been popular among the general audience, it’s horror. Fear is one of our most ancient emotions, one that has kept the human race alive over hundreds of thousands of years. It makes sense, then, that such a powerful emotion would translate well into the world of literature, where […]
A Guide To Choosing The Right Lens
Anyone that’s experienced with photography will be well aware that buying a camera body is only the first step of the process. While there are many other pieces of photo equipment that can make taking photos that much better, none of it can happen without the camera and the lens. A good lens will almost […]