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The Edward Weston Nude That Took Photography to New Heights

<i>This month marks the release of a trilogy of photo books by Taschen, each dedicated to an American 20th-century photographic “master of light”: Man</i> …

Santa Monica

How Apple is squeezing more photos into your iPhone

Back in 1992, Bill Clinton was elected US president, Microsoft released Windows 3.1 and digital photo experts created the JPEG image format. The first two are mostly matters for historians now, but a quarter century later, JPEG remains a part of our daily lives.<p>That's a remarkable achievement for …

10 Things Every Creative Person (That’s YOU) Must Learn

Here is a list of 10 things I’ve learned the hard way that every photographer, designer, creative–hell, every creative person–should know. 1. Experts …

In Defense of Steve McCurry

<i>New York Times Magazine</i> photography critic, Teju Cole, recently penned what could only be construed as a takedown of National Geographic photographer …

See India Through Steve McCurry's Lens

Father and daughter on Dal Lake. Srinagar, Kashmir, 1996<br>Steve McCurry<p>1 of 28<p>When Magnum photographer Steve McCurry left for India in 1978, he brought …

65 Inspirational Photography Quotes

Sometimes we jus need a little inspiration, and I’ve found that it can be as simple as a few quotes from some very wise people. These are my …

Utilizing the Crop Tool Overlay

The crop tool in Lightroom is a well-known tool, yet there is more to it than there may seem. Here I will show you how using overlays will make the …

‘The gun was loaded’: photographers on the shots that changed their lives

Jim Goldberg<p><i>Room 17, Riviera Hotel,</i> <i>San Francisco, California</i><br>This was in 1987. A bunch of kids were camped out in the Riviera Hotel – boy hustlers and their sugar daddy. One boy, Tank, showed us his gun. “It’s not loaded,” he said. He pointed the gun to his head, then out the window and then to the …

These Powerful Dance Portraits by Alexander Yakovlev Are Stunning

Nothing quite captures the combination of strength, grace, and art like dance. Alexander Yakovlev is able to capture all of these elements in his …

Amazing

Product Photography Lighting Guide

Product photography lighting options are plentiful these days thanks to the freedom that digital cameras now provide. Auto white balance (AWB) is so …

11 DIY Product Photography Hacks

Opening an online store? You’ll need two things to get started: an easy to use eCommerce website and stunning photos of your merchandise. Luckily, we …

How to Photograph Jewelry

You might not be invited to shoot jewelry for Christie’s catalogs, but taking pictures of your own jewelry can be a of fun, and a lesson about the …

Tabletop Studio Setup

In my last post, I talked about my Ikea hack for a small tabletop studio. I thought I’d write about it today because I really like this setup. I …

Rechargeable Batteries

MoMA Acquires Full Set of August Sander’s Influential Photos ‘People of the 20th Century’

No doubt it took some doing, but New York’s Museum of Modern Art has acquired a complete set of August Sander’s monumental series, "People of the …

30 Unbelievably Amazing Photography Links

This week's list of photography links features a wide variety of topics and sources. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy over the holidays …

Award-Winning Short Film Tells the Story of the Leica M-Monochrome’s ‘Soul’

It’s not often an ad gets recognized as a phenomenal piece of cinematography, but that’s what has happened for the short film ‘Alma’ (translated: …

Striking Batman and Superman Team Up Art

The power of photography: time, mortality and memory

Blake Morrison<p>Author<p>I tell myself I’ve never owned a camera, but that doesn’t square with a memory of being given one as a birthday present in my …

The American Guide reinvented: a new take on US travel

America's greatest self-portrait came out of its hardest times. You can still see the Great Depression – the faces and farms, factories and streets – …

A Stack of Photography Links That Just Plain Rock

Join us once again as we enjoy this list of links from Toad Hollow Photography that shares the best tutorials, reviews, special features, …

In pictures: Bangladeshi garment workers

Fashionable Western labels adorn garments made in Bangladesh - an industry that employes tens of thousands and earns the impoverished country valuable foreign exchange.<p>Famous international brands source their supply from Bangladesh as labour in the country is one of the cheapest.<p>But while the …

Creating a sustainable future: the role of art and imagination - gallery

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/gallery/sustainable-future-arts-imagination-gallery<p>720<p>Animal portraits without words or explicit …

Sustainability

Tim Walker: a very different fashion photographer - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/may/24/tim-walker-photographer-in-pictures<p>720<p>From Tilda Swinton and Agnes Deyn to surrealist …