Crystal McBrayer

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Apple Wants to Teach You How to Get the Most Out of Your Phone

From photography to digital painting, learn how to become an art student in your own time.<p>So many of us use our smartphones as the means to shoot portraits for Instagram or make memes for fun. So it makes sense that Apple launched workshops at stores worldwide to teach users photo skills and …

The One Thing Apple Understands is Photography

Only a Luddite would still categorize Apple as a computer company. Indeed, the company officially changed its name in 2007, dropping “Computer” and …

Be Careful When a Big Brand Asks for Your Photo

If you’re ever asked for permission to use a photo, be sure you know the scope of what you’re agreeing to before saying yes. Photographer Nikki …

Please Reply #yes to Give Us Unlimited Rights to Your Photo

Yesterday we shared how one photographer was surprised when a casual request to “share” her Facebook photo turned out to be a request to use it in a …

Reversed Lenses: How to Shoot Macro Photography on a Budget

Macro photography gives you the opportunity to explore new and exciting worlds on your doorstep. It’s amazing seeing something for the first time, …

Olloclip vs. Moment lenses: Best glass for your iPhone 6 camera

Like millions of photography fans, the iPhone is my main camera. In fact, ever since my Nikon D600 took a suicidal, lens-first dive off a cliff and into a waterfall, my iPhone has become my only camera.<p>I’m always trying to eke out a little extra performance from my iPhone’s tiny camera sensor with …

A Medium Format Pinhole Camera Designed to Look Like the Kodak Brownie Hawkeye

The Kodak Brownie line of affordable cameras was first introduced in 1900 and cost $1, bringing photography to the masses and pioneering snapshot …

Manual for iOS gives photographers DSLR-style control in a well-designed app

The default camera app on iOS 8 is basic by design and it works for most people. But if you’re a serious photographer who cares about adjusting every …

A look into the life and work of ‘Sunburn’ photographer Chris McCaw

Ted Forbes has shared his latest video from <i>The Art of Photography</i>; a splendid overview of one of the most interesting photographers out there. His …

Video Series Walks Through the Major Photographic Processes Used Throughout History

Back in 2012, the George Eastman House released a series of six videos showing six photo processes used in the history of photography. This month, …

Photographing Where We Take Our Photographs

Last year I went to Rome. I’d previously studied in the city during college, as well as taken a brief trip there in high school, but my companion …

Editing for Print – Soft Proofing with Tim Grey

Posted on Nov 5, 2014 | 5 comments<p>If you are printing your work, getting it to look good on the monitor is just the beginning. To make it look …

Go on an American Road Trip with the World's Greatest Photographers

[Young Couple in Parked Open-Air Car, Ossining, New York], 1932–34 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Walker Evans<p>1 of …

The Many Lives of William Klein – A Documentary about World’s most Influential Photographer

Incredible and the most rewarding documentary on photography you will see in a long long time. Yes, this is the documentary on the wonderful artist …

Satyajit Ray talking about Henri Cartier-Bresson’s influence on him in his first film Pather Panchali

Legendary director and the pioneer of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray speaks about Master photographer Henri Cartier Bresson, how he influenced on him in …

5 Overlooked Photoshop Features You Should Be Using While Editing

I have to keep it realI space out at the screen often when I edit my photos. Once that happens, things get tricky, and I usually end up missing some …

Video Tutorial Shows You How to Mount and Frame Your Own Photographs

While many of us leave it up to the labs to print and mount our photographs, there are those who would like to try their own hand at it. For those …

5 Key Steps to Build Credibility as a Photographer

You want the truth but can you handle the truth? The cold harsh reality is the stereotypical photographer sucks at marketing themselves, its okay …

Diorama City Maps - Photographs by, and interview with Sohei Nishino | LensCulture

<i>If anything, we are over-mapped today. Anyone with a screen can, in a matter of seconds, hone in on a country, a city, a street, a house, a doorway. It’s magic of a kind, I suppose, but then why does it so quickly wear off? Where is the wonder we feel when looking at medieval maps, when</i> …

A Custom-Built On-Location Tethering Workstation Complete with Speakers and a Place for Everything

For years and years I’ve worked on location, slowly I’ve moved over to tethered shooting and past two years I have been trying to shoot tethered as …

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an Interactive Photography Skill Tree for Beginners

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an infographic designed to help beginner photographers work their way through the settings on their camera. Produced by …

Rediscovered Slides Show Victorians Knew How to Get Silly In Front of the Camera

Funny faces and unusual antics in front of a camera might be more prevalent now than ever before, but if you think our Victorian ancestors didn’t …

New Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography Business

You decided you want to start making money from your photography, but now what? In The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography Business, learn …

Sally Mann and The Two Virginias

<i>“There are a number of things that set southern artists apart from anyone else.”</i> —Sally Mann<p>In today’s ART21 <i>Exclusive</i>, photographer Sally Mann …

Manual App Lets You Set Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

It’s time to really rejoice! A new camera app called Manual is using new features from the latest version of iOS and the iPhone to give you fully and …

iPhone Photo Academy | iPhone Photography Online Course

<b>I read every iPhone photography book</b>, but most of them were out of date the moment they hit the printing press. That’s because the iPhone camera and …