Bruno Abreu

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30,000 Photos by Masha Ivashintsova, 'Russia’s Vivian Maier,' Were Recently Found in an Attic Nearly 20 Years After Her Death

<i>Self-Portrait, Masha Ivashintsova, Leningrad, USSR, 1976. Credit: Masha Ivashintsova / Masha Galleries</i> If you've never heard of Masha Ivashintsova …

Russia

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Rare Earth

Why do these reproductions resonate so deeply with so many people? Color images have a greater impact on our visual memory, and allow details we might otherwise gloss over to leap off the page. https://t.co/Qek0M9yhG4

Avoid These 5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes Made By Beginners

Over the years, I’ve taught many new photographers and observed how they used their cameras. I have noticed a handful of common mistakes that many of …

Cameras

‘Russian Vivian Maier’ Discovered After 30,000 Photos Found in Attic

She was Leningrad’s lost photographer. Russian photographer Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to …

History

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Anthropology

Nobel-Winning Physicist Niels Bohr on Subjective vs. Objective Reality and the Uses of Religion in a Secular World

“The fact that religions through the ages have spoken in images, parables, and paradoxes means simply that there are no other ways of grasping the reality to which they refer. But that does not mean that it is not a genuine reality. And splitting this reality into an objective and a subjective side …

Testing the Nike Pro Hijab

Muslim athletes are a regular presence on the world’s most elite podiums. Take Ibtihaj Muhammad, the fencer who took home bronze at the 2016 Summer Olympics.And hurdler Dalilah Muhammad, who won gold in the 400 meters in Rio. I am a nine-time marathoner and a two-time sprint triathlete. I have run …

Hijab

Could This Be the U.S. Military's Secret Weapon to Stop a 'Swarm' Strike?

Last week’s massed attempted drone strike against Russian forces in Syria is a harbinger of things to come. Indeed, it is almost inevitable that …

Military

Why I Only Use One Lens

After many years of experience using different lenses, I now have resorted to only using a single prime lens. I started with a 50mm, then added an …

Cameras

The 50 Millimeter Lens Is The Only One You Need

If he were alive today, legendary photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson would marvel at all the choices a modern shooter must make before arriving at …

The One Lens Every Photographer Should Have and Use: the 50mm

If you are stranded on a desert island and can only have one camera lens with you, which lens would you choose? If your answer wasn’t, “a 50mm (or …

The Hard-as-Hell, Beautiful Life of a Cowboy

Photo: Luis Fabini<p>The cowboy culture of the American West takes a historical backseat to every other region in the Americas. But whether in Texas or Brazil, the core of a cowboy is the same: a connection between man, animals, and the land. Uruguay-based photographer Luis Fabini spent the last …

Oil & Gas Industry

Use these 5 tips from Yoda to improve your photography

Master Yoda said some very wise words before he passed on to join Obi-Wan. I bet you didn’t think he was talking about photography, though, did you? …

Photography

Download 437 Issues of Soviet Photo Magazine, the Soviet Union’s Historic Photography Journal (1926-1991)

The early years of the Soviet Union roiled with internal tensions, intrigues, and ideological warfare, and the new empire’s art reflected its uneasy …

How to Shoot (and Think) Like a Professional Photographer

With every new camera and smartphone thrust onto the market, our collective potential to be amazing photographers kicks up a notch. Sensors can …

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

Are these the greatest travel photographs of all time?

12 Reasons Why I Suck at Instagram and You Probably Do Too

Like many photographers, I've been scratching my head at how to win the Instagram game. Over the last six months, I decided to up my game and upload …

Empathy and Photography

Olivia Arthur Diana bathing in her Islamic swimsuit at Durrat Al Arous. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 2009. *Reproduced from a 6x4 machine print © Olivia …

Street Photography

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

Landscape Photography

Modern Cameras: Feature rich or minimalist pure?

<i>Everything you need, nothing superfluous. The Leica SL presents a near-perfect approach to menus and controls. It contrasts strongly with most modern</i> …

Cameras

Os Fotógrafos da Magnum Compartilham suas Imagens mais Íntimas

Mais de 60 fotógrafos e artistas da agência interpretaram o tema “intimidade” e escolheram uma imagem de seus arquivos que amplificasse essa interpretação.<p>A gente adora a Magnum Photos. Temos até uma coluna chamada " A VICE Adora a Magnum " (com mais de uma dezena de galerias diferentes com os …

Ansel Adams’ photos of a Japanese internment camp are beautiful, yet disturbing

<i>Ryie Yoshizawa, center, teaching a class on dressmaking</i> <br>The relocation and internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War 2 is one of the …

Extraordinary Photographs by Women on Forefront of Conflict

Stephanie Sinclair is the newest recipient of an international award honoring dedication and bravery of women photojournalists.<p>What does it take to be named one of the most courageous photojournalists on Earth?<p>You can ask Stephanie Sinclair, who this week will be honored with the Anja Niedringhaus …

How to Prep Your Photos for Print in Photoshop

If you have never printed your own work before, you might not know that some careful preparation is needed to make sure the colors in your print …

Tutorials

Beautiful, Color Photographs of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago—at the Beginning of World War I & the End of La Belle Époque

It may well be that the major pivot points of history are only visible to those around the bend. For those of us immersed in the present—for all of …