Derek Rojas

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Rooftopping: What It’s Like to Photograph From the Top of a City

Rooftopping: we have all seen the dozens of media articles and blogs about this, so this one surely is not the first, it won’t be the last, and it is …

An Open Letter to the Artist Support System

Support is a funny thing.<p>As an artist, 96% of our career is spent dealing with rejection. Rejection from friends, family, other artists, and even the …

China Takes Winning Prestigious Photo Contests Very, Very Seriously

China is a country that’s known to take the Olympics (the summer ones, at least) <i>very</i> seriously as the nation competes for a bigger presence on the …

OJ Simpson and World Press Photo

Photojournalism contests are arguably the most self-scrutinized on the photo contest continuum. This is because most photojournalists take the notion …

Photojournalism

The Alternative Guide to Photographic Terminology

Photographic terminology can often be confusing. It can often be perplexing, but today we are going to make it humorous by taking an alternative look …

Crossing Latin America: People and the Street - Photographs and text by Raseljka Krnic | LensCulture

As a sociologist I was always interested in cultural differences. During the past year, I had opportunity to travel through Latin America for 9 months and to gain insight in many different forms of living. These photos are part of a series I made of the Latin American people. These photos were …

Photography

LightBox Photography Cards Ingeniously Offers a Deck Filled with Photo Ideas

Lens man Paul Michael Kane has come up with a smart new product that is meant to motivate and push photographers along the creativity envelope. The …

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Finding Freedom: Portraits and Poems of Former Inmates at a Halfway House

“Finding Freedom” is a new art book collaborative project between Brandon Crockett, a community volunteer and advertising copywriter, and the …

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

Cameras

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

Creating a Conceptual Wedding Photo of a Sideways World in a Bar

In my work, the concept and the pre-visualization of the images are the key issues. It’s all about fresh ideas and trying to achieve something that …

A Benedict Cumberbatch Photo Shoot for Vanity Fair

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video showing how photographer Jason Bell recently photographed actor Benedict Cumberbatch for a special issue of <i>Vanity</i> …

6 oscar outfits that said ‘IDGAF what you think’

a retrospective of badass moments<p>By the time the Academy Awards roll around, filmmakers and musicians are most likely pretty worn out—they already got wasted at the Golden Globes, received criticism from their peers at the SAG Awards, and have had their films and contributions ripped apart by the …

Simone Rocha's Runway Renaissance at London Fashion Week

<i>Pictured: Antonio Benci Pollaiuolo,</i> Portrait of a Young Woman, <i>ca. 1465;</i> Capodilista Codex, <i>1434; Simone Rocha fall 2015</i><p>It’s fascinating to track how designers transform their references into something of their own—and of today. So far this season, many have taken a virtual way-back machine to the …

Karlie Kloss Doesn't Renew Victoria's Secret Angel Contract, Kloss No Longer VS Angel

Karlie Kloss, one of our favorite Victoria's Secret Angels is turning in her gilded wings.<p>The runway superstar, cookie-making maestro, and Taylor Swift bestie hasn't renewed her contract with the lingerie giant because she's headed to NYU in the fall, according to People.<p>Ed Razek, chief marketing …

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Stars Come Out For the Film Independent Spirit Awards