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Improve Your Food Photography With Six Easy Tricks

When it comes to food photography, your goal is to capture the dish as well as possible while making sure it looks appealing. You want to entice the …

Photography

Did this Photographer ‘Try’ to Get the Shot, or Did He Nail It?

<i>Vanity Fair</i> contributor Joanna Robinson raised the ire of photographers with this tweet regarding an image taken of figure skater Adam Rippon by …

Landscape Photography

20 Stunningly Intimate Birth, Postpartum And Maternity Photos

Birth photographers capture deeply emotional and personal moments for parents.<p>To celebrate this work, Birth Becomes Her, a birth photography blog and community, held a contest featuring real images focusing on aspects of early motherhood. The prompt invited photographers around the world to submit …

Pregnancy

Every Photographer Should Be Able To Do These 17 Things in Under 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking...Photography is all about taking your time, checking the corners of the frame, perfecting the lighting, and so forth.And …

Cameras

How to Make Your Photos Pop With Punchier Colors in Photoshop CC

With Adobe’s fairly new pricing regime, Photoshop CC is now within the reach of many enthusiast photographers who might have balked at the idea of …

Every Aspiring Photographer Should Own These 10 Books (Or Receive Them as a Gift)

Photography is an ever-changing medium and although styles may vary wildly, the essence of photography remains the same – to capture a specific …

Street Photography

Edward Hopper’s Night Windows: evoking voyeurism and intrigue

The great American realist was a master at painting the cinematic language of drama, theatrics and fluidity<p>Modern life…<p>Edward Hopper’s paintings have defined our idea of the modern urban world. In sites of everyday drama, be it a cafe, an apartment or shop front, he offers tantalising visions of …

Art

The Silence of Munich is a Beautiful Street Photography Series

<b>All Images By Skander Khlif. Used Under A Creative Commons License.</b><p>Photographer Skander Khlif moved to Germany earlier this year, to Munich …

Photography

17 Photos of the Most Eerie Abandoned Sites in the World

And in some cases, actually haunted.<p>From vacant theme parks to deserted sanatoriums, these places manage to be both haunting and strangely beautiful at the same time.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Kate Moss, John Galliano, and Charlotte Rampling: A Look Back at Peter Lindbergh's Freshest Faces

Peter Lindbergh first began practicing his elegant, simple black-and-white fashion photography on Charlotte Rampling and Tina Turner in the 80's, before refining it with his portraits of Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Linda Evangelista in 90's, propelling both himself and those would-be supermodels …

Fine Art

The Opposite of a Muse

In the course of two decades, a medical secretary in Paris persuaded scores of renowned photographers to take her picture.<p>On the 25th of October, 2002, the Lebanese artist Fouad Elkoury wrote an e-mail to a woman he’d never met:<p>Thursday, 10h30, getting ready to get on the plane (I hate leaving), …

Simply Sellable: 5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Photograph Authentic Moments

The question we get asked more than almost any other here at 500px is a deceptively simple one: “What kinds of photos sell?” People want to take …

Landscape Photography

An Interview with Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson is one of the best known and influential fine art photographers working today. He is currently the director of the photography …

Simply Sellable: Capturing the Imperfect Perfectly

The question we get asked more than almost any other here at 500px is a deceptively simple one: “What kinds of photos sell?” People want to take …

Flower shots on 800 ASA film with a canon FD 85mm f/1.2 and a Petzval lens By Dirk Dom

Flower shots on 800 ASA film with a canon FD 85mm f/1.2 and a Petzval lens. By Dirk Dom Disclaimer. I have somewhat mixed feelings sending this write …

Cameras

3 Ways To Remove Backgrounds In Photoshop

Being able to remove a background in Photoshop is an important skill for all photographers to learn. Even if you don’t regularly create composites or …

This Photoshop Tutorial Will Show You How To Soften Harsh Shadows In Black And White Portraits

We photographers all strive for the perfect light. It is normal to aim for perfection, however, the light that we usually imagine in our heads is …

How Someone Stole My Identity to Steal Camera Gear

It’s been a funny week. A couple of days ago, while I was sitting in the office reformatting my MacBook in sunny West Sussex, I was also sort of …

Learn From the Masters: Lesson #4 Don’t Crop

“If you start cutting or cropping a good photograph, it means death to the geometrically correct interplay of proportions. Besides, it very rarely …

Street Photography

A Love Letter to New York City’s Vanishing Mom-and-Pops

“Analogue,” Zoe Leonard’s epic yet intimate sequence of photographs, now installed in <i>MOMA</i>’s atrium, is a story of two vanishing worlds. The first is the mom-and-pop commerce of the Lower East Side and Williamsburg, now steamrolled by gentrification. The second is old-school photography, before it …

How to Get Professional Product Photographs With a Single Light Source

Not too long ago I was asked to take some pictures of a few products for a fashion blogger to review. Despite my shortage of experience in the …

Tutorials

Lollapalooza 2015 Day 1

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‘Roids! - Photographs by Albert Watson | LensCulture

Albert Watson has made his mark as one of the world’s most successful and prolific photographers since he began his career in 1970, blending art, fashion and commercial photography into iconic images. Photo District News named Albert one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time, along …

Photography