Aaron Cook

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This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

Based on the design of floating oil platforms, the Sea Trees are made from steel and shaped like giant trees. Each level of the platform supports a …

An Intro to Line, Shape, and Form in Photography

There are many elements of composition that form the building blocks of photography: lines, shape, form, texture, pattern, and the rule of thirds, …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

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How to Take Landscape Photos

Get tips for taking great photos of landscapes in this how-to photo gallery, from National Geographic.

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

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The Guardian: Photos Don’t Belong in Art Galleries

Does photography deserve a place in art galleries? Jonathan Jones doesn’t think so. The <i>Guardian</i> art columnist has caused quite a stir after writing a …

Wildlife Photographer Adam Jones Takes Canon’s 7D Mark II Into the Wild for a Real World Review

When cameras get put through a review, it’s often done at a pixel-peeping level in a studio, where the lighting is consistent across the board and …

How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …

Video: How to Use Lightroom to Make Colors ‘Pop’ In Your Autumn Photographs

Autumn is well underway here in the United States, so what better way to honor the colorful season than to share with you a post-production …

Adobe Releases a Murder Mystery PSD for Halloween to Test Your Photoshop Skills

To celebrate Halloween, Adobe has been running an interactive murder mystery event this week. The company has released complex PSD files of photos …

Tips for Perfect Jewelry Catalog Photos

When taking catalog photography, it is essential to be efficient with your time and to be consistent with lighting as well as presentation. Tony …

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Extreme Weight Loss, Photoshop Edition

How much weight loss can Photoshop do? As you’ll see in the video above, the answer is “a whole lot”.<p>It’s from one of the stranger Photoshop …

Cancer Family - Photographs and text byNancy Borowick | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Clare Grafik. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p><b>From Juror Clare Grafik:</b><p>“Nancy Borowick’s black and white photographs …

Video: Four Steps That Will Help You Approach and Take Portraits of Complete Strangers

Taking photographs of strangers can be a daunting task, especially for us more reserved photographers; however, it can also produce some of the most …

This Free App Uses Your Smartphone’s Camera to Do Your Math Homework for You

Your smartphone’s camera might fall short of the typical DSLR in just about every respect, but there is one thing it now do that not even your …

What to Do With The Photographs You've Created: 3 Ideas to Get You Started

Whether you've been photographing for a few months or years, one thing is certain. Your images are unique. They are from your perspective, your view …

Halloween Tutorial: How to Carve a Realistic Looking Jack O’ Lantern in Photoshop

Love carving Jack O’ Lanterns? Hate the mess? No problem. We are photographers after all, which means we don’t need to actually go out and DO things …

Understanding the Levels Command in Photoshop

The Levels command corrects tonal ranges and color balance issues. With this command you can fix poor exposure. Additionally, you can perform color …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

A Pocket Sized DIY Camera Stabilizer That Costs About $1 To Make

A monopod made from string and a bolt is an old photographers trick that can help to eliminate vertical movement and greatly reduce horizontal …

Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story …

Landscape Photography

Creating Your Own Photo Website on SmugMug: A Beginner's Guide

The market for photographer’s gallery sites is quite a crowded place. Among the top dogs are Zenfolio, Photoshelter and Smugmug. All of these sites …

Advice for Aspiring Full-Time Photographers

Recently I gave a short 2-hour presentation on street photography at one of the photography clubs at UC Berkeley. It was great being surrounded by …

How To Photograph A Beer Bottle/Product Photography

Concept Camera Designs for the Panasonic Lumix GM1 Made with 3D Printing

Panasonic recently collaborated with German design firm WertelOberfell in creating a series of case designs for the Lumix DMC-GM1 mirrorless camera. …

How to Create Glitched Portraits with Your Phone’s Panorama Mode

Almost every smartphone camera comes with a dedicated panorama mode nowadays. Normally, this mode is used to capture large areas in a single image. …

This is What Little Puppies Look Like When They’re Shaking Off Water

There’s a rule of thumb when it comes to viral dog photography: what’s cute with dogs is going to be twice as cute when you shrink your subjects down …

1,000+ Crowdsourced Instagram Photos Turned Into Timelapse Showing One Day in London

Here’s a neat video that combines the concept of the hyperlapse tour of a city with crowdsourced photography. Put together by filmmaker Lorenzo …

Fuji X20 Survives 3 Months of Rain, Snow, and Bears in the Wild… Still Works

This poor camera has seen some things. For three months, photographer KB‘s Fuji X20 languished in the Colorado wilderness while rain, hail, snow, and …