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Portraits of People and Their Essential Everyday Items

How much can you tell about a person from the small items they carry around every day? Do they provide a more comprehensive picture of who a person …

Photography

Shooting Portraits of Superheroes on the Corner of a 1,000-Foot Skyscraper

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong wanted to capture the fearlessness of superheroes without the use of a green screen or cheap special effects, so he …

The Unspoken Reason Why Wedding Photography is So Expensive

Here’s a common complaint: “Why is wedding photography so expensive?”<p>One of the most common complaints about wedding photography is that it’s too …

Free Photography Software for Your Image-Editing Needs

There's no denying the fact that in photography, the software necessary to process the images can cost more than an entry level DSLR camera. It's …

Underwater Photographer Finds Himself Engulfed by a Sperm Whale ‘Poopsplosion’

Underwater photographer Keri Wilk was swimming with sperm whales off the coast of Dominica in March 2014 when found he found himself capturing …

Fuji chooses humans over robots

Fuji's human assembly line<p>When you imagine an assembly line in a factory in Japan you probably think conveyer belts, robots and automated processes. …

LiveBlend Lets You Capture Double Exposure Photos on Your Phone with a Real Time View

Photographer Eric Kunz has created a new iPhone app that makes it easy to create high-quality double exposure photographs using your phone. It’s …

Photographer Travels The World By Trading His Photo Services

Without spending a dime, Australian photographer Shantanu Starick has successfully completed 187 trades, traversed five continents and remained …

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

Elite Firefighter Shoots Insightful Images of Deadly Forest Fires

Meet Gregg Boydston, Firefighter. Boydston is one of the U.S. Forest Service’s “Hotshots,” a group of elite fire fighters that labor to contain and …

Sigma Launches 18-300mm “All-in-One” Zoom, Two 150-600mm Lenses, and Two Teleconverters

Sigma has announced a new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens, an “all-in-one” lens that’s designed for photographers who hate switching lenses …

Nightscape Photography 101 – Intro and Index

I love capturing beautiful nightscape photography, and I’m always happy to share what I know and what I learn. I’m keen to inspire others to head …

Where science is concerned, I must part company with some of our economists

To transform our nation, we need to facilitate innovation in science on a scale we’ve never achieved. That’s too important to be left to chance, or to ‘market signals’<p>I have been accused of many things during my time in public life, but never of being an economist, or even somebody who thinks like …

Ocean map points to garbage patch polluters

Related Stories<p>10 facts about our amazing oceans, Science Online, 04 Jun 2014<br>• The Great Garbage Patch exposed, Science Online, 12 Sep 2011<br>• Aussie …

35 Magnum Photographers Give Their Advice to Aspiring Photographers

Hi<p>Bill Reeves, a passionate photographer who is fortunate enough to have Magnum photographers Eli Reed and Paolo Pellegrin as his mentors, told me …

The Before and After Project: An Explicit Example of How the Standards of Beauty Differ Around the World

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so says the old adage. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it,” is also another such proverb that …

Photo Manipulation

When to Save As What - Photoshop file formats explained

When it comes to editing your photos, Photoshop might already seem complex enough. But have you ever given any deeper thought as to which file format …

Tutorials

(New) Urban Dwellers: The Mongols - Photographs and text by Lucile Chombart De Lauwe | LensCulture

Mongolia is a country in transition. A once (and very long-time) rural population is being rebuilt around cities. This rapidly changing world is guided not by seasons nor rainfall nor nomadic impulses but by the development of a market economy.<p>This photographic series tracks these changes in ways …

Markets

Hand-Held ‘Bikerlapse’ Shows The Awesome Creative Potential of Instagram’s Hyperlapse App

Nathan Kaso — the professional time-lapse photographer behind this gorgeous Tasmanian car commercial — usually uses thousands of dollars worth of …

15 Free Organizational Tools for Photographers

These days, photographers are dramatically strapped for time. We live in a world where “busy” is the most common answer for “how are you doing?” …

How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …