Bethanie Gamble

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Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Finnish artist Janne Parviainen creates dazzling, futuristic images by painting with light. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him to get illuminated about this unique art form.<p>Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen …

Digital Art

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

Lego

Camera makers are desperately trying to stay a step ahead of smartphones—and failing

The best camera, experienced photographers say, is the one that’s with you—and the truth of that adage is spelling doom for many of the world’s camera brands, who are desperately trying to stay afloat as their businesses are eroded by the omnipresent smartphone.<p>The average point-and-shoot has …

Cameras

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Photography

Does taking photographs ruin your memory?

A scientist wanted to find out whether photographing objects affects what's remembered about them. She found that the impact was huge but there might be more to it<p>On a guided tour of an art museum early this year, 28 university students were told to simply observe 15 objects and to photograph 15 …

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

Magical Close-Up Photos of Snowflakes in an Assortment of Shapes and Sizes

Nothing quite compares with a pouring of fresh snow to make for picturesque scenes during the onset of winter. It is always a beautiful sight to …

Setup

The Best Hair Color Shades

Celebrity inspiration for every hair color, from pale blonde January Jones to glossy, near-black Demi Moore.<p>We talked to top colorists to find out which blondes, brunettes, reds and blacks look most modern. Plus, celebrity hair inspiration for every color, from golden January Jones to glossy, dark …

Hairstyling

My 8 Favorite Inexpensive Canon Lenses

In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for …

Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you …

5 Different Heel Heights, 1 Ridiculously Clever Shoe

Every so often we stumble across something online that makes us scratch our heads and say, “why didn’t we think of that?” Today we’re reveling in the genius of a pair of shoes. That’s right. Shoes! What looks like a couple pairs of basic black heels is actually one shoe with five different heel …

Shoes

Young Elk Decides He Does Not Like this Photographer

The telephoto lens has certainly helped to mitigate some of the dangers inherent in wildlife photography, but the craft is still widely considered to …

5 Websites That Will Change the Way You Shop Online

In the past few months new websites have popped up on my radar that have changed the way I shop online. Here's my short list...<p><b>Farfetch</b>: On this one website alone you'll find more than 250 boutiques across the world, 2,000 different labels, and 105,000 products. The hub has established itself as a …

How to Travel the World for Free

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>We know, we know. You can't actually travel the world without paying for something along the way. But we've got a few ideas to help cut down on costs and ensure you'll have a more authentic adventure.<p><b>Barter your time and hard</b> …

Budget Travel

Thirsty Thursday: Apple Toddy

<b>It’s more than just alliteration;</b> <b>it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start.</b> Kicking it off right is …

Whimsical Photo Series Featuring a Sleeping Toddler Set Against Creative Backgrounds

Leave it to mothers to come up with the most outlandish ideas when it comes to their tiny tots. Featured here is one such mom, who fortunately can …

Tiny People in a World of Big Food

“Marrying inspired photographs of real food and tiny people with equally inspired captions, photographer Christopher Boffoli creates a smart, funny, …

Using Innovative Paint Splashes & High Speed Photography for Stunning Results

What happens when you give an artistic scientist a camera? Fabian Oefner, who we featured in a previous article, shows us in this peek into his …

Photography

The Best Path to Becoming a Better Photographer: Education, Experience or Both?

Newcomers to photography these days are quite often surprised at how easy it is to take good pictures. This however, is because modern digital …

Underwater Photographer Explores the Ocean, Takes Beautiful Photos of Assorted Marine Life

Underwater photographer Todd Bretl is passionate about exploring the ocean, capturing dramatic images of assorted marine life. His glowing portraits …

Waxing On Your Period & More 'Down-There' Grooming Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

"Down-there" grooming is a touchy subject (literally). Whether you leave the hair-removal process up to the professionals or you prefer to do your own "landing strip" at home (yeah, we went there), you're probably still wondering if you've got this thing all figured out.<p>So, we took one for the team …