Sergio Alba

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When Photo Thieves Get Caught, Photo Thieves Get Mad — REALLY Mad.

I created <i>Photo Stealers</i> as not only a way for photographers to protect their copyrighted works and their clients’ rights but also to protect …

Steampunk Friends for Life: A Little Story About the Power of Networking as a Photographer

This is a story about networking, giving back, friendship, trust, #sharingiscaring and steampunk.<p>Before I moved to Cardiff, Wales, I decided that I …

20 Eye-Catching Packaging and Presentation Examples for Photographers

There are a few ways to deliver images to your clients: on a DVD, on a flash-drive, or through a custom online gallery. The first two ways are the …

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

7 Tips for Interacting with People to Create Better Portraits

Interaction is the basis of a portrait session, in every single way. In the most obvious ways, for example, you must interact with the client to set …

Photography

How to Soften the Light When Using Flash

Why do flash images look harsh? Recently, a number of dPS readers have asked the question on Facebook, “How do I use a flash and not have my images …

How to Watermarking Images With Photoshop and Lightroom

Have you seen the writing on images? You know, the little pictures or words that show the photographer’s name? Those are called watermarks. …

Tutorials

10 (More) Gorgeous Colorized Photos That Put History In A New Light

For the history buffs of the world, we imagine there are few experiences as fulfilling as poring over volume after volume of black-and-white photographs, hunting for that rare shot of a notable figure or iconic location.<p>As for the rest of us, we'll be trolling Reddit. Their ongoing thread of …

Learn Digital Photography The Smart Way

Do you own a DSLR but still take average, boring photos?<p>“Now You Can Master Any DSLR Camera And<br>Take Gorgeous, Attention-Grabbing Photos By<br>Following …

Sunday Animation Dopeness (18 Gifs)

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

U.S. Army

7 Simple DIY Photography Tips and Tricks Using Only Household Items

The team over at COOPH today shared an insightful video that describes 7 DIY photography tips that use nothing more than items you have lying around …

The Week in Review: Live From Latin America

Inside Flipboard / June 6, 2014<p>Connected by language and history, Latin America is a broad tapestry of many different people and ideas. An important …

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.<p>At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new …

Military

Emmet Gowin: 'Everyone thought my photographs were incestuous'

"She had just finished dancing with someone else, and as she approached me, I didn't think I'd ever seen anyone so alive." Photographer Emmet Gowin is remembering the night he met his wife, Edith Morris, in the 60s.<p>Some of the most striking images he's ever taken – 130 of which are on show in a …

La Roux - Let Me Down Gently (Playless Club Mix)

The Nice N Sleazy punk music festival - in pictures

Getty photographer Christopher Furlong captures the atmosphere at the Nice N Sleazy punk and ska music festival in Morecambe

Model Turned Iconic Pin-Up Photographer Bunny Yeager Passes Away at 85

Leaving behind a pioneering legacy, pin-up model turned pin-up photographer, Bunny Yeager, has sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 85. Born …

Julia Margaret Cameron: A Contemporary Photographer Stuck in the 19th Century

In 1863, at the age of forty-eight, Julia Margaret Cameron received her first camera. A mother of six children, the gift quickly spawned a hobby that …

Artist Creates Incredible ‘Melting’ Sculpture Illusion Using Strobes and Still Images

What you see in the video above is a real sculpture that does, in fact, look as if it is perpetually melting right before your eyes. But while …

Lomography Just Jumped Into the Instant Camera Game, Filters and All

As of today, there’s a new name in the world of instant photography; a name you’ll definitely recognize; a name that you probably thought already …

Dermatographia: Artist Turns Her Rare Skin Condition Into an Artistic Medium

Brooklyn-based artist Ariana Page Russell takes the saying “being comfortable in your own skin” to an artful and literal degree.<p>Born with</i> …

Photojojo Announces Unique Lo-Fi Printing Service, Will Make 3’x4′ ‘Engineer Prints’

Earlier today, Photojojo announced its latest endeavor called “Engineer Prints.” Sold under the tagline, “your photos, human-sized,” Engineer Prints …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Attempts to stay anonymous on the web will only put the NSA on your trail

When searching for an adjective to describe our comprehensively surveilled networked world – the one bookmarked by the NSA at one end and by Google, Facebook, Yahoo and co at the other – "Orwellian" is the word that people generally reach for.<p>But "Kafkaesque" seems more appropriate. The term is …

Lonely Outdoor Portraits of Superheroes by Photographer Benoit Lapray

What do superheroes do when they’re not busy fighting bad guys and saving the world from destruction? Perhaps they’re drawing strength alone in the …

Photographer Benoit Paillé Captures Real Photos of the Virtual World of GTA V

Back in October 2013, we featured the work of Fernando Pereira Gomes, an artist who creates street photographs in the virtual video game world of GTA …

Masques by Marie Rime – in pictures

Gluing together familiar games apparatus – chess pieces, playing cards, pick-up sticks – 24-year-old Swiss photography student Marie Rime creates visually striking masks, adding authority and intrigue to these otherwise commonplace components. Her Masques series started as an art school project on …