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Photo Challenge: Shooting a Portrait with $1 DIY Light Modifiers

Tokyo-based editorial photographer Irwin Wong is starting a new series of videos titled “Nissin Impossible.” Each episode will feature Wong trying to …

Portrait Photography

Scientists have created 3D holograms that you can touch

“Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.”<p>Save for lightsabers, traveling at the speed of light and jittery robot sidekicks, perhaps the most memorable technology in the original <i>Star Wars</i> movie was the three-dimensional hologram of Princess Leia. Scientists have been trying to turn this fiction …

Augmented Reality

Artist Uses Tape Instead Of Paint To Create Beautiful Street Art

Australian street artist Buff Diss avoids problems with the law by working exclusively with tape. The transient nature of his work has allowed him to …

Streetwear

Herr Nilsson - talking about naughty cartoons!

This Stockholm based street artist, uses famous cartoons and adds plenty of controversial humour<b>.</b> His work has gained great popularity in the last …

The Worlds First Hyperlapse, Shot in 1995 on a Bolex 16mm Film Camera

Hyperlapses, or timelapses with the camera traveling great distances, have become all the rage these days, but have you ever wondered how far back …

Videography

25 Shockingly Great-Looking Homes Made From Shipping Containers

See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …

Cycling

The Architecture of Product Design: Cross-Disciplinary Sketching Tools

<i>A version of this article originally appeared on the Percolate Blog.</i><p>In spring of 2009, I graduated from architecture school. At the time, the …

Product Design

A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at shooting a hyperlapse video, the short and sweet video tutorial above may be a nice place to start your …

Photographer Captures the Isolated Lives of People in Unrecognized Countries

For his ongoing project “Lands in Limbo,” photographer Narayan Mahon has been visiting de-facto countries that aren’t recognized as countries by most …

Nagorno-Karabakh

This Trippy Music Video Was Made with a Circular Rig of DSLRs and Clever Editing

Photographer and film director Naren Wilks created this mind-bending music video by arranging DSLRs around a circular green screen room. When the …

Projector Brought Into the Forest Turns Nature Into a Glowing Wonderland

3D projections are often used nowadays to create eye-popping visuals on flat surfaces such as the sides of buildings or on basketball courts, but …

Nature

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Living Rooms

10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of 2014

We’ve come to the end of yet another year of covering the latest and greatest in the wonderful world of photography. Before we head into 2015, here’s …

Comparing the Optics of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and the $125 Canon 50mm f/1.8 II

I recently did a simple review that compared Yongnuo’s new $40 clone of the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II. Today I will dive a little deeper into how the two …

Time-Lapse Captures the Mysterious Beauty of Bug-Eating Plants

Time-lapse photographer Chris Field spent 107 days photographing carnivorous plants with two cameras. What resulted is this fascinating look at the …

Rephotographing Route 66: Animated GIFs Showing 1930-1970 Scenes Compared to Today

Route 66 is a famous highway that crosses the United States, connecting Santa Monica, California on the west with Chicago, Illinois toward the east. …

Comparing the Image Quality of Film and Digital

There have been a few film versus digital articles here and there on the interwebs, but seems like very few have approached the subject in a …

Photographer Upgrades His $1 Dollar Store Camera with DIY Features and Fixes

The “Special Moments” camera is a cheap plastic 35mm camera that you can pick up at certain dollar stores for just a buck.<p>Photography enthusiast …

Innovative 4D Shape-Shifting Dress Can Be Customized with a Smartphone

The Massachusetts-based design studio Nervous System has created an innovative 3D-printed garment that is custom tailored to the wearer's body. It's a part of the creatives' Kinematic system, and they actually refer to it as a 4D-printed dress because when produced, it generates a compressed object …

3D Printing

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Higher Education

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

‘The Neighbours Project’ Captures the Stories of Denver’s Homeless in Words and Tintypes

Dylan Burr is a full-time artist from Denver, Colorado, but despite his busy schedule and full-time job, Burr recently embarked on a personal …

13 quirky London cafés you must visit this winter

100+ Clever Street Art Works in New Book by Oak Oak

French street artist Oak Oak has just released a new book that has more than 100 images of his creative and clever works. From Bruce Lee kicking some concrete to a tightrope walker about to cross a chain, each piece is a hilarious take on an ordinary object. Here's the intro to the book.<p>“Oak Oak is …

Artworks

In the Heart of Intimacy: 30 Photographers - Photographs courtesy of Paris Mois de la Photo | LensCulture

<i>Intimacy is one of three central themes of the 2014 Paris Month of Photography. Thirty photographers who focus on intimacy are exhibited at venues throughout the city. Here is a preview, with an introduction by curator</i> <i>Jean-Louis Pinte.</i><p>We live in an age where images are everywhere, and where they …

Track Down

Daily Overview: One Satellite Photo Per Day Showing the Beauty of Earth’s Surface

Earth can be absolutely beautiful as seen from the ground. But, as wonderful as it is from our point of view, certain scenes just can’t be …

Light Painting Brushes Aims to Equip Lightpainters with a Standard Set of Tools

Photographer Jason D. Page has been capturing light painting photography for years, and over the past 3 years he has also been working on a new …