The Golden Ratio’s African Origins

The golden ratio (aka the divine ratio)—which formed the foundation for modern Swiss design—was long believed to have originated in Ancient Greece, but evidence suggests it was actually invented in Africa, where the golden ratio, rectangle and spiral were commonly used in almost every imaginable artistic medium. Whether on Kente cloth in Ghana or architecture in Cameroon, diverse sources support this claim. (Additionally, empirical measurements …

The Bushcamp Company’s Fundraiser for Their “Begins At Home” Charity

Typically, The Bushcamp Company‘s charitable initiative, called Begins At Home, remains financed thanks to a daily fee for safari attendees. As expected, the number of tourists, and thus the amount of money raised, is exceedingly low this year so they are hosting a two month-long fundraiser, with $50 donations adding up to 10 entries in a competition to win a week-long safari stay for two—with …

Interview: Travel Photographer Robert King

Parsing through an archive of more than 40,000 images, King reflects on where he's been and how he's produced some of his favorite shots

Throughout photographer Robert King‘s professional career, he’s notched mile after mile bouncing between remote locations and more familiar destinations. Working with brands (including Lululemon and Chevrolet) between building up his immense portfolio, King has scaled Arizona’s Upper Antelope Canyon, perched inside a treehouse over the ocean in Tulum, snapped the breaching of a humpback whale in Mo’orea, and much more, all for the perfect shot. While …