Author: Benz Seo

Faith: Boldly pursue your dreams | Lifestyle

What do you want to do in life? What would you do if you could accomplish something without limits?

Like the Israelites in the Old Testament of the Bible, you may have wondered and experienced obstacles and stumbling blocks, but God still has a promised land in your future. Regardless of restrictions, past setbacks, or unjustified wounds, you can still fulfill the desires of your heart and serve the purpose of your destiny.

A few weeks ago, I attended my daughter’s athletic meet, and while I was there, I remembered a wonderful story I read many years ago. It was

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Never before seen Andy Warhol photographs go on display

Andy Warhol carried a camera with him obsessively. Similarly to his tape recorder, he used this technology not only as an artistic medium and a means of documenting his life, but also as a way of negotiating the world around him. ”I think everybody should be a machine,” he famously claimed, arguably preferring to mediate intimacy and social anxiety with his lens rather than embrace the unalloyed chaos which the emotional life of humans invariably entails. 

As a compulsive image-maker, he took endless photographs of the extraordinary individuals at the Factory with his many cameras, also using the Times Square

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How to start your own art collection

Have you ever wondered why people start collecting art? At a glance, it may seem like an unprofitable and energy-draining hobby, but the reality is, in fact, more optimistic than you can imagine. Over the last decades, the art industry has become much more accessible to beginners, meaning that more people can now afford to buy art without breaking the bank. Moreover, collecting has become a fast-growing trend that continues to inspire art lovers around the globe.

However, there is a flip side of the coin. Collecting art is known for its complexity and pitfalls. If you do not do

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“Friday” singer’s new music is truly great

Rebecca Black

Rebecca Black
Photo: Jade DeRose

Rebecca Black just released new music, and it’s great. Just imagine reading that sentence 10 years ago. It couldn’t have been much fun to be 13-year-old Rebecca Black back then, when her well-meaning mother ponied up the money to have her daughter record a silly, throwaway pop song and film a music video for it. What likely would have made for an oddball memento of youth instead became a national punchline. “Friday” was a massive sensation, mostly for all the wrong reasons: It was cited in the press at the time as

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Beauty, Fashion Buys to Support LGBTQ+ Community

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Photographer captures abstract bird flyby in front of the magnificent solar eclipse

Photos and videos of the recent partial solar eclipse are starting to come in, leaving me incredibly inspired. Photographer Zev Hoover made a series of photos that made my jaw drop the moment I saw them. He captured a sequence of a bird flyby in front of the solar eclipse, adding a dash of abstraction to this amazing scene. I spoke with Zev a bit about how he took them, and he kindly shared some details and of course – the photos – with DIYP.

Zev is an imaging engineer and photographer based in Boston. On 10 June, Zev, his

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