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Charged: Five Next-Gen Digital Cameras

Since the first widely available digital cameras hit the market in the early '90s, the technical leaps made in the field of digital photography have been exponential. Today smartphones house cameras with sensors that dwarf those of high-end models from a decade ago. While the megapixels race has …

The Lomo'Instant Camera

• <b>Advanced Lens System:</b> One built-in Wide Angle lens with 0.4m closest focusing distance, plus additional Fisheye and Portrait lens attachments …

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen from Helsinki, Finland, is one such artist. With experience in both photography and painting, he uses long camera exposures and a variety of lights to create images that straddle …

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Vermeer's paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs

<b>Tim Jenison</b>, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage …

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls for better protection of women after another murder - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

India's prime minister Narendra Modi has called for greater respect and protection of women, as another woman was found hanging from a tree near the …

Photographer’s Business Cards Created Using 35mm Film Slides

If you’re interested in making a positive impression on potential clients, but you don’t have the funds to spend on printing high-end branded …

The Slide And Negative To Digital Picture Converter

Lifetime Guarantee<p>The Superior Slide And Negative To Digital Picture Converter comes with The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee. If this product …

D.C.’s ‘Downton Abbey’ Mansion: Living Artfully at The Hillwood Estate

In a new exhibit, The Hillwood Estate offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of its richest owner.<p>Always dreamt of visiting a European …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

Leica | <i>Limited Edition M Series Bodies</i

With the recent release of the gorgeous Hermés Limited Edition M7, I thought I’d post just a few of the special M series bodies that Leica has put …

Leica M Designed By Jony Ive Sells For $1.8M At RED Auction

A unique Leica camera designed by Apple's Jony Ive has sold for more than $1.8 million at a charity auction.<p>The stunning Leica M camera, which was …

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Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Wendys Kitchen Table

How to teach … photography

Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help schools harness the potential of photography and use it as a really powerful cross-curricular …

10 Ways to Prepare Your Cell Phone for a Trip

Charge up that phone the night before a trip: Most of us have this straightforward -- yet vital -- task down pat. But that's not all you need to do before bringing a phone abroad. Here are 10 additional tips that smartphone-wielding travelers should heed before hitting the road, from adding travel …

Urban One Bamboo Bike by Guapa

As a new start up company, Guapa tries to bring refreshing approach to our existing bike by developing a sustainable bike with better balance, …

Apple's Jony Ive designs a Leica camera you will never own

Jony Ive, the industrial designer behind almost every Apple product in the last two decades, has designed a camera.<p>Not just any camera, in fact. The Brit, in conjunction with Australian designer Marc Newson, has designed a one-of-a-kind Leica M, which will be auctioned off in November to benefit …

This Secretive Studio Codes Its Google Calendar In Lego

London-based Vitamins wanted a physical office calendar that was tidy, secure, and synced with Google. So they built it out of Lego.<p>Keeping an office calendar can be a tedious chore. Whiteboard calendars can quickly become an illegible morass of out-of-date scribbles that no one wants to keep …

Less is more: what does a camera really need?

<i>I’ve long been threatening to post a photograph of a toilet as an example of a minimalist everyday object made interesting – its basic form has been</i> …

Highlights of the 24th Westlicht camera auction (November 23rd, 2013)

Some of highlights from the 24th Westlicht camera auction scheduled for November 23rd, 2013:<p>Leica I Mod. C Luxus<p>The one and only I Mod. C 'Luxus' in …

Topaz Clarity Review

Introduction<p>Topaz Clarity is a dedicated contrast enhancing software program which dynamically boosts the contrast on your photographs without …

Editorial & Commercial Portrait Photographers: A New Guide On Building Your Business

In Part II of our 2-part guide on <i>Growing Your Portrait Photography Business</i>, we focus on the exciting and thriving editorial and commercial side of …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

Essential Equipment for Architectural Photography

As with any line of work, having the right tools is essential in one’s ability to successfully accomplish a task and deliver a final product that …

Murder warrant issued for Indian school principal after children killed by poisoned lunches

Police in India have issued an arrest warrant for the principal of the school where 23 children died after eating meals containing a toxic …

Never-Before-Seen Photos of The Beatles Shot by Ringo Starr

The world just does not seem to run out of its insatiable appetite for anything Beatles. Nearly 50 years have passed since the four lads from …

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …