Amy Hamilton

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Bacteriography: how to create a photo of Stephen Fry from bacteria

As an undergraduate pursuing a degree in biology, I found myself mesmerised. Each day's lecture brought to my attention new insights into the complex systems at work in the living world around me. Science grew into a way for me to revel in the beauty of the universe, and I began to better …

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South Park Takes on Photoshop in Season Finale Episode

<i>Editors note: Be advised, the video below contains some strong language that might not be to the liking of all our readers.</i><p>There have been a lot of …

London at Christmas: Henry Grant's festive photographs

No, these are not actually photographs of Moscow in the cold war but pictures of Christmas in London from the 1950s to the 1970s. Some of the shabby scenes in these images portray what are now the capital's most glamorous and expensive shops and neighbourhoods.<p>Henry Grant (1907-2004) was a …

Review: Sony A7

The big box arrived on my doorstep about a month ago. Inside rested the Sony A7, one of the company’s latest offerings that has shifted the industry. …

Anatomy of a Christmas Stock Photography Shoot

I am not primarily a stock photographer, but I do contribute to a few stock agencies (primarily Stocksy United). Right now, I mostly see stock …

8 bit, 16 bit or 32 bit?

When it comes to the technology that surrounds digital photography I’m really not interested in how things work. All I want to know what things work …

How to Use Batch Processing in Photoshop

Editing photos can be an interesting and engaging activity. But sometimes, you need to apply a set of relatively simple adjustments to a whole bunch …

Imaginative Photographs That Mix Ordinary Objects and Simple Sketches

If you want a daily dose of creativity and humor, start following the Instagram account (@cintascotch) of art director Javier Pérez. The …

Edith Head, 1955 - a picture from the past

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Light Goes On: An Unbelievable 700 Frame Stop Motion Light Painting Animation

If you’re not familiar with the light painting photography of Darren Pearson then you’re really missing out. Even if you’re not a big fan of light …

BTS: A Look at How Pelle Cass Creates His Interesting Single-Frame Time-Lapse Shots

Back in early July, we got a chance to share photographer Pelle Cass‘ intriguing <i>Selected People</i> series with you. For this series, he combines …

The Jamie Johnson Interview

When I think of an example of someone who lives a photographic life, the first name that comes to mind is Jamie Johnson. Jamie is a long time Los …

Will Future Camera Image Sensors be Made from Bacteria?

Students at a British university may have hit upon the basis for the next generation of image sensors — a living module based on bio-engineered, …

New Webinar: The Drone Photographer - How Eric Cheng Is Democratizing Aerial Photography

Eric Cheng spent over 10 years mastering underwater photography before deciding to try his hand at aerial videography. Now he’s already turning the …

This Image Shows Every Color of Visible Light Emitted by the Sun

If you paid attention in high-school physics, you know that white light contains within it the rainbow of colors of the visible light spectrum: red, …

Is it ever OK to photograph strangers on a train?

As a lifelong cyclist, I'm usually spared the horrors of public transport. Suitcases (and worse) pressing into my coccyx, Metro horoscopes, vomit, delays and the smell of someone else's sweaty armpits – I happily avoid them.<p>But one new public transport phenomenon has recently crashed into my …

Lifelogging Camera Maker Memoto Has a New Name, $3M in Capital and a Ship Date

Memoto, the company behind the wearable camera that automatically documents the user’s life by taking a photo every 30 seconds, has a new name, $3 …

Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

You’ve probably heard, at some point, someone refer to the “Golden Hour” of photography. There are actually two Golden Hours: the first and last …

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Super Cheap: Replacement Tubes for Your Broken Speedlight

When it comes down to it, there aren't a ton of things that can go wrong with a speedlight. And if your flash appears to be in working order (i.e., …

The Journal Is The Destination (A Hat Tip To Dan Eldon)

Habitual journaling has given society insight into the minds of great writers, from Franz Kafka to Virginia Woolf. But how does a photographer keep a journal? What happens when the pencil is secondary?<p>Michael Todd, a Los Angeles-based photographer originally from Manchester, England, has been …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

Winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013

<b>Earth & Space: Winner</b><p>About a month and a half ago the spectacular shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition was revealed and now the winners have been announced. Astronomy photographers, or astrophotographers, from around the world have participated in this mesmerizing …

Meticulous Detailed Carpets Drawn with Bic Pens by Jonathan Bréchignac | Colossal

<p>Art director Jonathan Bréchignac of Paris-based design studio Joe & Nathan has been working on a series of drawn carpets using ballpoint Bic pens. …