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This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

Photography

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

A Natural Light Tip That Will Have Strobists Selling Their Lights

One of the most noticeable differences between portraits taken outside using natural light as opposed to artificial light is the background. Images …

Selling

Junichi Hakoyama – Inspiring Street Photographer from Japan

People most usually solitary figures keep walking amidst interesting backgrounds and surreal surroundings all painted in black and white. Yes, …

Hà Nội Noir by Tewfic El-Sawy

<b>Footnotes:</b> All Photographs Copyright © 2014 Tewfic El-Sawy/The Travel Photographer<p>More posts by Tewfic El-Sawy<p>Pontochō 先斗町<p>Read<p>faces of chinese opera …

Sebastião Salgado – Inspiration from Masters of Photography

Sebastião Salgado is a Documentary Photographer and Photo Journalist from Brazil. He was born on 08th February, 1944 in Aimores, Brazil. When we …

Emotional Connection Through Street Photography

For Rinzi Ruiz, street photography is much more than just taking to the street hoping to capture interesting objects as they pass by. Ruiz sees the …

The World Atlas of Street Photography - Review by Sean Sheehan | LensCulture

There is no paternity test when it comes to pinning down street photography’s DNA. As this book demonstrates so clearly, it is a genre that borrows from other forms—sculpture, theatre, video, installation and participatory art—and mingles their many presences into single frames. If your idea of …

Photographer Revisits His 30-Year-Old Photographs of New York’s Chinatown

Revisiting photographs you took 30 years ago can be an eye-opening experience, and not simply because of the sharp realization of just how much has …

Point of View: Japanese Street Photography - Photographs and text by Yusuke Sakai | LensCulture

Just Released!<p>The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2<p>Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, …

Street Photography

Steve Huff on Street Photography: Seeking Connection Rather than the Decisive Moment

There is no ‘right’ way to go about street photography. There’s the laid-back, voyeuristic style, controversial in-your-face methods, and more …

8 Things You Should Know if You are Dating a Street Photographer

Let’s face it, photographers are a breed of their own. Street photographers may belong to an even more extreme category… so here are eight things you …

5 Painless Steps for Getting Rid of the Fear of Street Photography Once and for All

“Look at me,” he said. Complying, I turned in the man’s direction. “Look me in the eyes!”… I tried to raise my eyes and look into his, but I …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

The Best Cucumber Salad

In Bridgehampton, NY there's a great little Sicilian restaurant, Osteria Salina, serving up delicious Italian food. While everything on the menu is great, the simple cucumber antipasto they bring out as soon as you sit down really stands out.<p>In Bridgehampton, NY there's a great little Sicilian …

Recipes

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Deviled Egg Mistakes: How To Make Them And What To Avoid (PHOTOS)

What not to do with these backyard cookout essentials.<p>As Labor Day looms, we're all thinking of that one last backyard barbecue (ugh, we know, so depressing). For us, a cookout just isn't a cookout without a few deviled eggs. They are edible filling boats -- what could possibly be better? But egg …

The Art of Color Processing in Landscape Photography

In this new training guide, professional coastal landscape photographer Christopher O’Donnell explains his color processing workflow in a …

Vivian Maier's pioneering street-style photography - in pictures

Vivian Maier is the best street photographer you've never heard of, blazing a trail for all today's street-style bloggers out there. As a new documentary reveals, she worked as a nanny in Chicago for 40 years, taking photographs in her free time, which together create an intimate portrait of …

Long Exposure Photography and the Square Format

The rise in popularity of digital cameras over the past decade has coincided with the emergence of a new genre of photography – long exposure …

Abstract Photography Tips and Techniques

Creating beautiful images is easier when you know a few photographic techniques. And that’s especially true for abstract photography. This short …

The Best Fried Foods, In Order (PHOTOS)

No deep fried Oreos, Kool-Aid, butter or Coke on this list. Those aren't foods, they're novelties.<p>We started making lists and now we can't stop. We started with the best pies. We discussed the best potato chips. We even waded cautiously into the waters of debating the best whiskeys. We're really …

California Burrito: Get To Know This Local Favorite

All hail local flavor.<p>Being a San Diego native, I know the California Burrito as not only a dietary staple, but a necessity. So when I saw a New York restaurant list a "California Burrito" on its menu, I assumed it was the traditional variety made with carne asada, fries, guacamole, cheese, salsa, …

A Tomato Sandwich Party

<i>Now that Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw has stocked her</i> <i>First Kitchen, she's</i> <i>ready to throw parties in it: no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: Tomatoes for dinner, because that's what you really want right now.</i><p>All I want to do …

Tomatoes

How To Make Greens-Potato Hash With Fried Eggs And Potato Chip Breadcrumbs

POTATO CHIP BREADCRUMBS! Yesyesyesyesyes.<p><i>This recipe references other recipes because it's part of a series of three quick and easy dinner recipes with one grocery list and game plan. See the other recipes in the series here.</i><p>For this delicious dinner — which serves two — use the leftover bread …

Recipes

How To Make Spicy Egg In The Hole With Harissa

Dinner in 10 minutes. Maybe less.<p><i>This recipe references other recipes because it's part of a series of three quick and easy dinner recipes with one grocery list and game plan. See the other recipes in the series here.</i><p>This is an easy dish that serves two people — equally suited for breakfast, lunch …

Recipes

How To Make Orecchiette Carbonara With Hard-Boiled Eggs

A version without raw eggs, this carbonara gets its creaminess from mascarpone cheese.<p><i>This recipe references other recipes because it's part of a series of three quick and easy dinner recipes with one grocery list and game plan. See the other recipes in the series here.</i><p>Traditionally, pasta …

Italian Food

3 Cheap & Easy Egg Dinners

For the nights when you're tired, but just can't eat scrambled eggs on toast again.<p><b>Pantry (you will probably have a lot of these ingredients already)</b><p>Kosher salt<p>Black Pepper<p>Extra-virgin olive oil<p>½ pound dried orecchiette (or another small pasta)<p>1 small jar harissa or a small bottle of hot sauce*<p>1 …

Recipes

Secret Weapon | Basil Oil

Add the taste of summer to any meal<p>A whiff of basil conjures fresh-cut grass, burgeoning vegetable gardens, and that spice that hits the air just before a thunderstorm—it’s the smell of summer.<p>This time of year, when bouquets of the herb flourish, it’s a challenge to use basil faster than it grows. …