Stefan Cristache

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Exceptionally Dramatic Urban Landscape Images Captured Using an iPhone

There is no denying the unique drama that only black and white photography can deliver. Jason Peterson is exceptionally good at the medium and his …

The Ona Bowery Camera Bag — Tools and Toys

Every so often I come across a product that is special. I don’t use ‘special’ lightly, but I think it applies in this case with the Ona Bowery. …

iPad Mini

How to Create Dark Moody Low-Key Portraits with Minimal Gear

To paraphrase Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown, “Grids: when you absolutely, positively got to kill every lumen in the room, accept no substitutes.” …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Instagram goes analog in new fine art photo book

If you can suffer through the selfies, food shots and pet pictures, you can catch a glimpses of the revolutionary art form that is mobile phone photography. Book publisher Pierre Le Govic has positioned himself to be the first important curator of the fleeting beauty on Instagram.<p>Le Govic, who …

Photographer Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Hunting for the World’s Most Ancient Trees

“Portraits of Time” is a series of photographs showing the oldest and most majestic trees on the face of the Earth. Photographer Beth Moon traveled …

Digital Age

How I Photographed the US Men’s National Soccer Team for Sports Illustrated

Looking back at this year, I was fortunate enough to photograph a lot of cool things and meet a lot of great people. It’s only right that I write …

The Magic of Trading, or: How I Got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L II for Just $145

I got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L for $145 earlier this year. To be honest, it was more like $145 plus a couple trips to Starbucks, but it was still a …

How to Create Soft Cross-Light for Portraits with Joel Grimes

Fake Window Light with a DIY Scrim

A First Review of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 ‘Nifty Fifty’ Clone

I will be the first to admit that I am not a street photographer, not a wedding photographer, and don’t generally shoot in low light, but I wanted to …

How The Human Element Takes a Photograph to a Whole New Level

When I was just starting out in photography (photographing using my cell phone since I couldn't afford film or DSLR), I was photographing mostly …

Demonstration

ASUS Republic Of Gamers G20 Compact PC Review

It’s an argument that’s become increasingly truthful as the years go by: When it comes to PC gaming, size rarely matters. Look no further than the insanely powerful Falcon Northwest’s Tiki-Z as concrete proof of that. ASUS is the latest to jump into the small form factor pool with the Republic of …

iPhoneography 101: Essential iPhone Camera Apps

Shooting iPhone pix? iPhoneography 101 is a new column from Vern Seward offering up some of the lessons he's learned taking photos with his iPhone. …

Apple May Introduce 'Biggest Camera Jump Ever' in Next-Generation iPhone

Apple may introduce its "biggest camera jump ever" in the next-generation iPhone, according to <i>Daring Fireball</i>'s John Gruber (via <i>The Tech Block</i>). In a recent episode of his podcast <i>The Talk Show</i>, Gruber said that he heard "from a birdie of a birdie" that Apple is working on major camera …

Logitech Keys-To-Go Review: Finally, An iPad Keyboard I Can See Myself Using Long-Term

Logitech has been building iPad keyboards for years – they were among the first to recognize the value of doing so, in fact. But for all their experience, and various iterations of the concept of the keyboard case, the company may have got it most right with a remarkably simple design introduced …

Next Level Key Carrying

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with the tried and true keys on a ring setup for opening your house, apartment, office and/or car because keyrings …

Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Minions’

The overwhelmingly popular <i>Despicable Me</i> films have just added another string to their franchise, <i>Minions.</i> The prequel spinoff <i></i>turns back the clock on …