Nicolette Praca

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Max Pam’s “Ramadan in Yemen”

Max Pam was twenty years old when he left Australia, in 1969, to work as a photography assistant. His interest in Islamic culture and history eventually led him to Yemen, where, in 1993, he spent the month of Ramadan travelling throughout the country. While visiting Shibam, Taiz, Al Mukallah, and …

Remarkable Black and White Images of the Big Apple Shot on Film

Can you imagine the Big Apple bereft of people? Well you won’t have to thanks to the remarkable images shot by Adam Garelick. Garelick has had a love …

Establishing a Successful Photography Brand with Jonathan Daniel Pryce

<i>This piece originally appeared in our guide Breaking into Fashion Photography– for the full article download the guide here.</i><p>Fashion photographer …

7 Keys to Epic Travel Photography

In the 20-plus years since I discovered the joy of photography, I’ve been fortunate to travel all over the world, capturing everything from Italian …

John Bulmer's best shot: a courtship ceremony in deepest New Guinea, 1962

n 1962, I was on an assigment in Australia and got offered free flights to New Guinea, which was still seriously cut off. I jumped at the chance. At the time, the western part was in the process of being handed over to Indonesia, while the east was controlled by Australia.<p>I went to Mount Hagen, in …

Strange Series of Photographs Show Hitler Practicing His Body Language

If you’ve ever seen footage of infamous dictator Adolf Hitler giving one of his spirited speeches, you probably noticed the very ‘loud’ gestures that …

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Check out the best art GIFs of 2014

The creators of the Giphoscope -- the hand-cranked, real-world GIF machine -- have set about making a real name for themselves in the world of art. Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali have just hosted their very first ever annual Giphoscope Award, created to honour the very best of animated GIF …

Art

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

Sympathy for the Devil: In Defense of Amazon

In the spring of 2011, I was working three nights a week night-managing a bar on 14th Street, making about $350 a week. I had published a couple articles in a free weekly in 2008 about the drugs I'd been abusing and the ensuing chaos but, when I dried out in early 2009, my venues for publication …

And Still I Rise

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The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

Photography

The View from a Pinhole

Eric Renner and Nancy Spencer, a husband-and-wife team based in San Lorenzo, New Mexico, are the co-curators of “Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography,” which opens at the New Mexico History Museum this Sunday, on Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day. Earlier this week, I talked with Renner about the …

Contexts Have Shifted

I<br>nspired by <i>Essays of the 1960s & 70s</i> by Susan Sontag and the “JR” exhibit at the Contemporary Art Center (CAC), Cincinnati, Ohio.<p>“In teaching us a …

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A Quick and Easy Way to Make Money with your Photography

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Four Innovations that Could Revolutionize the Photography Industry

Good or bad, photography as a medium is closely tied to the technological heritage of our cameras. As a result, technological developments often …

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …