Chandra Perkins

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7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and …

Windows 10 will be free for software pirates

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users this summer, but Microsoft is also extending its offer to software pirates. "We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10," says Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Windows chief, in an interview with Reuters. …

This Photographer Makes Famous Buildings Look Like Portals To Heaven

Architecture photographer Hélène Binet is a true painter of light.<p>For the past 25 years, Swiss-French photographer Hélène Binet has been documenting the work of the world’s most famous contemporary architects, like Zaha Hadid, Daniel Libeskind, and Peter Zumthor. Her prints turn their famous …

The Invisible Photograph: 5 Short Documentaries on the Hidden Side of Photography

Over the past year, the Carnegie Museum of Art has been slowly releasing a 5-part documentary series titled <i>The Invisible Photograph</i>, which offers a …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Photoshopping Wings Into a Surreal Portrait

Ok, let’s just be honest for a second here: <i>everyone</i> and <i>everything</i> in the world looks drastically cooler with wings. Period. It’s just the way it …

Beautiful Triptych Shows Photographer's 14 Year Struggle with Fibromyalgia

Though, year after year, we've featured her surreal photos on My Modern Met (see here and here), we had no idea that for the last 14 years of her life, photographer Brooke Shaden has been suffering from fibromyalgia. Over 5 million Americans are affected by this condition that causes chronic muscle …

New in My Modern Shop: Surreal Double Exposures by Erkin Demir

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we've added another fantastic artist to My Modern Shop. Istanbul, Turkey-based photographer Erkin Demir creates intriguing double exposures that blend humans with nature or architecture. The beautiful black and white works are stunningly surreal …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

Photographer Visits Real Life Haunted Houses Across America

For his book <i>13: An American Horror Story</i>, photographer Seph Lawless visited a number of real life “haunted houses” across the United States. The …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

Miniature Paper Architecture That Moves by Charles Young

In his spare time, Edinburgh-based Charles Young creates these miniature paper scenes that move. With a Bachelors and a Masters in Architecture from Edinburgh College of Art, he studied the way buildings are constructed for six years. Though he's been using different materials and techniques to …

Meet Banye, the Adorably Surprised Cat

Following in the footsteps (or paw prints) of Grumpy Cat and Angry Cat, this Surprised Cat is ready to join the ranks of internet feline royalty. Banye, an 11-year-old British Shorthair from China, has a perpetual look of surprise thanks to a patch of dark fur strategically grown beneath his …

18 Adorable Photos of Animals Caught in a Warm Embrace

Call it snuggling, hugging or cuddling. When our day is just not going right, all we need is a sweet embrace. From cats to polar bears, we'll show you how the world's animals are a lot like us. They need that tender touch to just get through the day. It's the body's way of saying, “Take a deep …

Robin Williams: a life in pictures

From his start as a standup comic and 1970s TV star to a 30-year Hollywood career that brought a string of hits and an Academy Award for best supporting actor

Ludacris! Rapper Steals Photographer’s Picture, Pretends He’s on a Beach

Instagram is a popular platform for celebrities to share photos of their lavish lifestyles, but it’s also a social network in which many photos are …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Want to Make a Family Portrait More Exciting? Just Add a Lightning Strike to the Background!

Now <i>there’s</i> a family portrait you don’t see every day. Photographer Kelly DeLay captured the photo above showing himself and his family standing in …

Video: A Must-Watch Commencement Speech for Creatives at Every Stage in Their Journey

Neil Gaiman is an author, a writer whose work you have probably read at some point or another, but the advice he offers in this 20-minute …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

17 Simple Tips To Help You Better Control And Master Natural Light

Most of us love natural light and feel comfortable shooting with it – but how well do you <i>really</i> know how to utilize it effectively and to control it …

Expert Lighting Techniques for Photographing Still Life

Having trouble producing amazing, crisp, and exciting still life photographs? It’s not always easy to give an inanimate object substance and make it …

The 7 Traits of Successful Photographers

Over my years as a fashion photographer and retoucher I’ve made contact and had conversations with countless other photographers. I’ve watched some …

How to Create a Stunning Magazine Cover in Photoshop

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7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some …

The 20 photographs of the week

The aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the escalating violence in Israel, the World Cup final – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Jessica Simpson's First Official Wedding Photo

When Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson exchanged I Dos in front of their friends and family on July 5, the couple told PEOPLE it was “the happiest …

Visually Striking Minimalist Photos Represent an Abstract World

This visually striking series, by Budapest-based photographer Adrienn Balask, relies on reflections, symmetry, and natural light to produce elegant and abstract formations. The artist draws upon real life scenes–birds flying across a grassy field, lamp posts lined up in a row, a single boat …