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We Asked Pro Photographers To Reveal Their Favorite Compact Cameras

Yashica T4 Super (around $300), selected by Landon Nordeman, photographer "My point 'n shoot is old school. It's a film<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kenneth Bachor …

Photography

Abandoned

Video: The Life and Work of Iconic Photographer Robert Doisneau

Ted Forbes of <i>The Art of Photography</i> is back at it again, taking an in-depth look at the life and work of another inspirational and iconic figure in …

An Introduction to Lens Selection for 5 Common Photography Subjects

As you dive into the world of photography, it will not take you long to notice that there is a lens for almost everything. For a beginner, a dilemma …

18 Photos of People Awestruck by the Beauty of Nature

Nature has a way of making our problems feel small and insignificant, an incredible view can change our whole perspective on life. While in Moab, Utah for a March photo shoot adventure, photographer Jerry Patterson captured a shot of the Milky Way through the arches of beautiful sandstone …

The First Step to a Quality Portrait

As a portrait photographer, you probably know how difficult it is sometimes when you try to improve your pictures with the right pose. Portrait …

Hide and Seek

Project info<p>I have been working on a collage project by photographing three-dimensionally layered negatives within dioramas. My approach, with the use of fairytales to tell personal stories, is to try to silhouette the remembrance and oblivescence of my own childhood. As exposing and hiding the …

The South Street Village

Project info<p>"Cities, as in dreams, are built out of desires and fears.”<br>—Italo Calvino, "The Invisible Cities"<p>The project shows the only Maoist village in China: Nanjiecun (The South Street Village). In the South Street Village, the people depicted are mere background actors in a giant epic story. …

DIY

Project info<p>Seemingly prosaic abilities are the grounds for these photographs, or is it that photographs are an pretext to master these abilities – the procurement of a weapon and at least some release from this time of crisis. What is this ability? A marker of lifestyle – urban lore? An economic …

WallApp Shows You What Your Photo Would Look As Wall Art in a Room

Want to see what one of your photos would look like as wall art in a living space? WallApp can show you. It’s a new browser-based tool that lets you …

Behind the Scenes with Retired Combat Photographer Stacy Pearsall and the Veterans Portrait Project

In the US, today is Veterans Day. For those in the British Commonwealth, today is Remembrance Day (also referred to as Poppy Day). It seemed right to …

A Day in the Life of National Geographic Photographer and Extreme Athlete Jimmy Chin

Jimmy Chin — regular <i>National Geographic</i> contributor, world-class climber, outdoor junkie, and overall genuinely awesome guy — has the capacity to …

DJI Inspire 1: A Sleek Drone That Brings Easy 4K Aerial Imagery to the Masses

DJI has officially announced its latest camera drone. Called the Inspire 1, the new remote-controlled quadcopter brings 4K aerial video and 12MP …

The Photographer's Quarter Life Crisis And How to Get Past It

There may come a time in your life as a photographer when you suddenly find your own photographs distasteful. This is a time when you feel restless, …

My First Time with Bill Cunningham: 5 Women Share Their Memories of Being Photographed

“I have said many times that we all get dressed for Bill,” <b>Anna Wintour</b> declared in the 2010 documentary about the legendary <i>New York Times</i> photographer. “And it’s one snap, two snaps, or he ignores you, which is death.” On the occasion of his exhibition “Bill Cunningham: Facades,” which opens today …

Photo Idea: Ever Tried Shooting a Star Trail from Inside an Airplane at 37,000ft?

Here’s an interesting idea for the next time you find yourself stuck on a long, overnight flight. If you don’t have the opportunity to capture the …

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

Improve your Images with Photography Projects

Have you ever been in a situation where you are stuck for ideas about what to take photos of? I certainly have, and a lot of it comes from being so …

Digital Photography

Is Black and White Photography a Gimmick?

In an age where digital photography is ubiquitous, and post processing allows everyman to bump saturation levels and create hyper-real images, black …

The Best Way to Use Color in Photoshop

We will touch on color theory to help you figure out what the best color combinations are for image and show you how to apply them in Photoshop.

Color Theory

A Scathing, Brutally Honest Rant About Not Working for Free

<i>Editor’s note: This video contains strong language that is not suitable for some environments.</i><p>In 2007, famed science fiction writer and fierce …

Abstract Long Exposure Photos of Sneakers Look Like Colorful, Glowing Vinyl

It’s a frisbee! It’s an LP! It’s a… Nike sneaker!? Photographer Joost van Brug‘s abstract photos of 24 iconic Nike sneakers are unlike any shoe …

The Guardian: Photos Don’t Belong in Art Galleries

Does photography deserve a place in art galleries? Jonathan Jones doesn’t think so. The <i>Guardian</i> art columnist has caused quite a stir after writing a …