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Photographer Documents Diminishing Darkrooms Around the World

My project, built on an observation of the decline of silver-based photography, took as its central object the darkroom, rapidly deserted because of …

6 Creative IKEA Product Photography Hacks

Want some cheap and simple do-it-yourself photo equipment? Check out the IKEA store near you. In addition to being affordable options for home items, …

A Day in the Life of Lori Nix, a Photographer Who Rarely Photographs

<b>This is the first article in a new section we’re starting here at Feature Shoot in which we take you behind-the-scenes and inside the lives of</b> …

New York Times

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

Tutorials

Lisa Kokin: Sewn Found Photos

Lisa Kokin’s work in artist’s books, mixed media installation, assemblage and sculpture is about memory, history, and social commentary. She used …

An Animated History of Photography from Camera Obscura to Camera Phones

If you’ve never heard a basic overview of the history of photography, then this cute little animated video from TED-Ed is here for you. It covers …

Quick Tutorial on Removing Red Fill Light from Concert Photos in Lightroom

After posting a before-and-after of a concert photo she had taken and edited in Lightroom, photographer Kohl Murdock received several requests to …

Discovering The Art of Miniature Photography

As someone who travels constantly as a way a life, I often find myself passing time in airports watching as other travelers pass by and wonder where …

The Father of Stop Motion Animation and His Films Starring Dead Bugs

Stop motion animation was already being used in the late 1890’s as a way to make objects in films move by “magic,” but full stop-motion animated …

What Are The Ethics of Digital Manipulation in Photography?

From the moment we’re old enough to play games with other children, we’re told that cheating is bad. The same principle follows us throughout the …

The First Female Photog Was an English Botanist Who Made Cyanotypes of Plants

Here’s a little photographic history lesson to get your Thursday morning started off right. Did you know that the woman many sources believe was the …

The Shoemaker is a Beautiful Short Film About a 91 Year Old Brooklyn Cobbler

Creative Dustin Cohen recently did a short documentary piece on a 91 year old cobbler that lives in Bensonhurt, Brooklyn. His name is Frank …

How to Make a Double Exposure

Multiple exposure is a technique that many film photographers discovered by complete accident – either the camera broke and the film didn’t advance, …

An Introduction to Playing with Ultraviolet Fluorescence in Photographs

Ultraviolet fluorescence is a mechanism in which UV radiation excites chemicals in an object and causes them to release visible light. There are many …

Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

Have you ever been flipping through a magazine or browsing the internet and seen an image of an entrée that instantly made your mouth water? A good …

Tilt-shift

This Incredible Collection of Photography Links Will Put a Smile on Your Face

Nothing seems to make the Toad happier than being able to hop around the internet looking for great links to share with everyone. This week's list of …

Landscape Photography

Whimsical Portraits by Audrey Simper

Audrey Simper is a fine art photographer from Chicago, Illinois. She specializes in creative portraits and uses digital retouching to create …