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Yopparai Tengoku (Drunkards’ Heaven) - Photographs and text by Kenji Kawamoto | LensCulture

My photographs are a record of the people who have reached their limit and exhausted their strength after the daily grind.<p>Everyone has different burdens, but everyone lives at a frantic pace. People drink with friends as a reward for the hard day’s work and face a new day’s work like warriors.<p>A lot …

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Photographer Proposes by Flashing the Big Question Onto His Girlfriend’s Portrait Backdrop

Three years ago, photographer Marvin Lewis and his then-girlfriend-of-5-years Amanda Marie began an annual tradition of doing a photo shoot on their …

Nude Photography by Leonard Nimoy

See also: The History of Photography as a Fine Art<p>Born in Boston Massachusetts / March 26th, 1931.<p>In addition to being a movie director, producer, …

Leonard Nimoy

Isn’t that the only way to curate a life? TO live among things that make you gasp with delight?

The Eye of a Photographer

The world looks different to a photographer than it does to everyone else. Why can a photographer capture flat images and turn them into art? The eye …

Book Review: ‘The Decisive Moment’ by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Wow… Where do I even begin? I would say that “The Decisive Moment” by Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most beautiful photo books I have ever …

DSLR vs. Mirrorless | Are Mirrorless Cameras Really the Future Of Photography?

One of the most common phrases in photography circles these days is that “mirrorless is the future.” Like many other predictions, we usually tend to …

The 3 Most Important Camera Settings

This article aims to help beginners understand the correlation of three important factors of digital photography. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO …

The Clone Photography of Daisuke Takakura

Japanese photographer Daisuke Takakura takes clone photography pretty seriously. His project “Monodramatic” features some models tens of times, with …

Photography

Filipino Domestic Worker Earns Prestigious Magnum Fellowship for Her Photography

For the past 10 years, 27-year-old Xyza Cruz Bacani has been working as a domestic worker for a wealthy Chinese family in Hong Kong. On her days off, …

Cycling Water Bottles Designed to Look like Rolls of Classic Films

San Francisco-based cycling team/brand Mash SF is selling a line of “Purist” water bottles that are inspired by the designs of classic film stocks. …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

Kodak Jumping Into Smartphones with Photo-Centric Devices in 2015

Kodak is jumping into the world of smartphones to try and make a splash in mobile photography. The company has announced that it will be launching a …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

How to Make a Coffee Cup Spy Camera That Snaps a Shot When You Take a Swig

Here’s an interesting weekend photography project of moderate technical difficulty: the video above is a tutorial on how you can make a DIY coffee …

This Guy Used a Photobooth to Capture Photos and a Video of His Proposal

A pair of high school sweethearts named Kevin and Molly got engaged this past week after being together for 7 years. To document his proposal, rather …

Pictures of the Week 12.18.14

Photo of Woman Glued to Her Phone Wins the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

This photograph of a woman glued to her smartphone has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the 2014 National Geographic Photography Contest. …

Young Self-Taught Photographer Captures Wanderers Against Magnificent Landscapes

Self-taught Canadian photographer Elizabeth Gadd described her photography niche better, perhaps, than anybody else when she said, “I, uh… shoot …

A Father’s Touching Photos of His Two Sons and Their Teddy Bear

There are few things that symbolize the innocence of childhood the way a teddy bear does. A stuffed companion who is as real to a 2-year-old as …

The Photography of 4-Year-Old Hawkeye Huey, Son of Nat Geo Photographer Aaron Huey

There’s an intensity on Hawkeye Huey‘s face as he looks out from Salvation Mountain in California, Fujifilm Instax 210 in hand, goggles askew on his …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

Crafting

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 …

How to become an outstanding photographer

Wow, that is a bold title for a blog post, isn’t it? And I bet you’re expecting a fool-proof list of actions that will make you outstanding – maybe a …

Cyclist Performs a Wheelie Against the Colorful Backdrops of Tokyo

Mamoru Kanai‘s continuing series called <i>Riding Pop</i>, shows the Tokyo resident as he rides his bike throughout the bustling metropolis. Kanai performs a …

How this London Photographer Got 70,000 Followers on Twitter

This interview with photographer Nicholas Goodden originally appeared in our free downloadable guide, The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography …

Flat-Pack (Shenyang & Chengdu)

Project info<p>Flat-Pack (Shenyang & Chengdu):<p>Cultivating an aspirational consumerism and tapping into the wealth of the affluent urban population is a key feature of China's economic development.<br>Shot in Shenyang & Chengdu this series of photographs take a look at the wholesale remodelling of two …

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The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Infographic for Beginners

As beneficial as the more automated style of photography can be at times, nothing quite compares to the control and connection you feel when shooting …