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Beauty and aesthetics

Two people in a badly taken selfie with thumb obscuring the subject

Photography

guide

How to take better photos

Anyone can learn the principles that are essential to capturing quality images. Follow these tips and see the difference

by Paul Pope

A woman in a white dress dances next to a child in a wheelchair on a path, with trees and a road in the background.

Disability

film

‘I’ll always err on the side of beauty’ – a mother’s cinematic ode to her son

Directed by Kelly O’Brien

Architecture

guide

How to appreciate buildings

It’s easy to become blasé about the built world. Tune in more deeply and architectural adventures await around each corner

by Colin Ellard

Beauty and aesthetics

film

The quiet exuberance of wintering alone on an empty island off New England

Directed by Brian Bolster

Beauty and aesthetics

guide

How to curate (just about) anything

Sure, tidying up is a start. But it won’t get you to the kind of lived-in, personalised space that defines an ideal of home

by Glenn Adamson

Artists and art history

film

An artist’s serene moving paintings probe the surface of reality itself

Films by Susi Sie