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I Shot Photos of Cameras Placed on Film

Last summer, I visited Gifford Stevens at his home in Bradley, Maine. He was one of the best teachers I’ve ever had. He taught English at Hampden …

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The Trick Your Sony Camera Has That You're Probably Not Using

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>Photographers who want better metering of their scene should know that Sony has a bit more science to …

Photography

7 Jedi Mind Tricks Every Portrait Photographer Should Know

Jedi mind tricks are not just for Jedi. They’re for photographers too. Us portrait photographers face a difficult mission. We must form instant …

Stand Up Comedy

The 10 Best (and Five Worst) Movies of 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, io9 starts to look back at the year that was. In film, at least, the year was <i>excellent</i>. So excellent, in fact, that figuring …

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

Entertainment

The 50 Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 7th</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). The bread-and-butter of the Netflix service, however, is its original programming. With over 100 Netflix originals — between shows and movies — browsing aimlessly can be daunting. If …

TV

The 50 best documentaries of all time, according to critics

Some of the greatest moments in cinematic history are scenes of nonfiction.<p>From a profile of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to a portrait of a renowned sushi chef, the best documentaries capture real-life phenomena in a memorable and artful fashion.<p>To find out which documentary films have received the …

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29 great Netflix shows you might have missed but should definitely watch

1/<p>"Santa Clarita Diet" — two seasons (2017-present)<p>Netflix<p><b>Critic score</b>: 75%<p><b>Netflix description:</b> "They're ordinary husband and wife Realtors until she …

5 Netflix Shows To Watch If You Like ‘Game Of Thrones’

Underrated similar shows to tide you over until Season 8.<p>“Game of Thrones” just wrapped a 55-night production schedule for a single battle scene you’ll be able to watch in the upcoming final season. But, as you’re probably well aware, you still have a long wait for Season 8, which isn’t debuting …

TV Series

The Promise of Gnarbox Finally Realized In New Gnarbox 2.0 SSD Product

<i>The concept behind the Gnarbox was always a good one, but the execution in the first gen product left a lot to be desired</i><p>We were always fans of the …

7 Photography Composition Tips I Learned from Ansel Adams - Landscape Photography

Here are few composition tips and ideas you can apply to your landscape photography that Toma Bonciu learned from photographer Ansel Adams.<p><b>Ansel …

Discovering Bonaire’s One-of-a-Kind Dive Resort

Bonaire - you probably know it as Diver’s Paradise - you may also know that it has 86 dive sites, is home to over 57 species of soft and hard coral …

Tips On How to Pose your Model on a Buduoir Photoshoot

Anita Sadowska is going to share some of her top tips on how to pose and how your model can put her body in front of the camera to create awesome …

National Geographic Photographers on What Photo Editors Really Do

“I’m pretty sure most people have no idea what a photo editor actually does,” says photographer David Guttenfelder at the beginning of this short …

3 Must-Have Apps For Black-And-White Photography

Black-and-white photography shouldn't be used only for aesthetic reasons, but for utilitarian purposes. By keeping ourselves from the distractions …

Tutorials

23 of the best secret beaches in Australia

Australia has long been a dream location for many Brits, in part due to its idyllic beaches.<p>At last count, Sydney University’s Coastal Studies Unit …

Australia

Why Sydney is the ultimate winter sun destination

You know all those people you used to know from school, the ones who went on their gap years to Australia and never came back? They had the right …

Australia

Learn About One of Photoshop's Most Essential Features: Blending Modes

As essential as layer masks in Photoshop, blending modes allow you to control the way the program combines and applies different layers, effect, …

6 Minimal Landscape Photography Tips We Can Learn from Michael Kenna

Interested in landscape minimal photography? This video is the beginning of a series "Learning from other artists". Here are some tips Toma Bonciu …

Great Barrier Reef to Uluru: Tourist seeks to compile Australian travel bucket list

Are you one of the thousands of Australians who fly off to far-flung countries every holiday, but who never explore what's in their own …

Ten Tips for Organic Growth on Instagram

It becomes obvious relatively quickly that gaining traction on Instagram can be at times daunting. You’re pouring heart and soul into your work and …

Portrait Tips: How to Shoot Eye-Popping Portraits Like a Top Russian Pro (VIDEO)

Occasionally we all need a creativity boost, and one way to gain inspiration is by studying and emulating the work of a top pro. In the video below, …

Photography

How to Focus Stack with Thomas Heaton

Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton has been releasing one hit after another on his Youtube channel lately and his newest video is one of my …

Creating Composites With Multiple Exposures

Sometimes our creations behind the camera simply cannot be taken with just one frame, or perhaps you cannot travel to the destinations that would …

An Incredibly Useful Beginner's Photoshop Tutorial

Adobe Photoshop is the go-to photo editing and manipulation software available online, mainly used by professional photographers and designers. It …

Tutorials

Off Camera Flash Photography Tips with David Hobby (The Strobist)

At the Fujifilm Festival in NYC, The Phoblographer recently had the pleasure to chatting with photographer David Hobby. He gave them a few great tips …

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Minimalist Photography Tip: Liken Your Photo to a Painter's Canvas

Minimalist photography may sound easy in theory, but it’s challenging when you’re not working with a blank canvas. Photographers, like painters, work …

Bite Size Tips: The Truth About Shooting In Raw

You have probably heard the general advice in photography that you should almost always shoot in raw format. Why? Simple – raw files hold a lot more …

Seven Ways to Unlock Your Creativity

Let's be honest, regardless how creative you may be we all have our highs and lows. In the field of photography, creativity should be an essential …