Phil Williams

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A Brief Inside Look at How Carl Zeiss Lenses Are Made

No matter how curious you are about the inner workings of your camera gear, the high cost of quality lenses probably keeps you from dismantling your …

Why the Camera Industry Clings Onto the Design of Early SLR Bodies

Have you ever wondered why the professional photography industry is dominated by cameras that carry on the design tradition that was started by …

Why Do We Create Images?

“Nobody asks me, <i>‘Why do you do photography?’</i> Everybody asks how… But what about why? Why do things that are difficult and dangerous? Why push so hard …

Library of Dust: David Maisel’s Fine Art Photos of an Abandoned Insane Asylum

There is something eerily unsettling about old hospitals, even more so when a portion of that old hospital is abandoned and once housed psychiatric …

Little District – B/W Street Photography by Jens Franke

German photographer Jens Franke has a passion for street photography and reportage, which is especially clear in his series called Little District. …

Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

The art of composition is the creation of a visually compelling picture—a picture that evokes the interest of the viewer. Composition is a key …

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

10 mindblowing uses for the world-changing substance that never was

Starlite could be the most valuable man-made substance ever created. It has the potential to revolutionise industries, save lives and change the …

Engineering

Antarctica Digitally Stripped of the Ice Shows What Lies Underneath

We all know Antarctica as an incredibly cold continent covered in ice and snow year-round. Some scientific evidence suggests that at some point in …