Daniel Chavez

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Why Cell Phones Won't Ever Replace Professional Cameras

I have an iPhone 6 Plus. It’s amazing. It has a backside illuminated sensor, an f/2.2 lens, and optical image stabilization. Yes, I have optical …

Beautifully Mysterious Photos of Gallipoli by Ekin Kucuk

Istanbul-based photographer Ekin Kucuk captures the Gallipoli peninsula in a series of moody black-and-white images. The Turkish locale was once the site of war, but here, Kucuk depicts a more tranquil existence where animals roam on desolate city streets. Her monochromatic pictures have a …

Mark Roberts: Finding Inspiration in Landscape Photography

<b>All images by Mark Roberts. Used with permission.</b><p>Photographer Mark Roberts is an English photographer based in Lapland–more precisely right on the …

Landscape Photography

This is Why You Should Be Taking Self-Portraits

Let me first make one thing perfectly clear: when I speak of self-portraiting, I do not refer to the “selfie.” “Selfies” and self-portraits are not …

Putting You Into Your Landscape Photography

Photographing the landscape is one of the oldest forms of photography, along with others like portrait and street photography. Since the advent of …

Clever Self-Portrait Series Conveys a Feeling of Weightlessness

The sensation of “weightlessness” happens when there is no force of support on your body. When your body is actually in free fall mode, traveling …

Urban Symbiosis - Photographs and text by Tomer Eliash | LensCulture

These photographs depict people existing within the urban living space. They demonstrate the symbiosis between man and the buildings he constructs.<p>—Tomer Eliash<p><i><br>Editors’ Note: We discovered this great work when Tomer Eliash submitted some of these photos to the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards.</i> …

Awards

10 More Professional Photographers Who Still Shoot Film

Only recently we did a piece about 10 pro photographers who still shoot film, but in this modern digital age it is such a breath of fresh air coming …

10 Ways to Change Lives Through Photography (And Where You Can Start Today)

Every photographer has his or her own reason — or reasons — for why they engage in this particular art form. For some, it may be a hobby that …

War

Articles about madrid couple remake apartment one their childhood buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A man and his wife make an emotional return to an apartment building he loved as a kid.<p>When you live in an apartment, the surrounding city becomes an extension of your home. The nearby parks act as your backyard.<p>The prospect of retirement doesn’t just signal the end of a career; it offers the …

These Ideas Will Get Your Street Photography Rocking

Street photography is a great window into the human condition. Henri Cartier-Bresson, who was one of the founding fathers of modern photojournalism, …

Can This Small Publisher’s Radiohead-Style Plan Change the Way Books Are Sold?

With the release poet Noah Eli Gordon’s <i>The Word Kingdom in the Word Kingdom</i>, Brooklyn Arts Press is attempting something rare in small publishing — …

Writing

How Patterns Can Have an Awesome Impact in Your Photography

Patterns are a simple yet powerful way to add unparalleled visual impact to a photograph. You can find patterns in the natural world, you can find …

The Invisible Photograph: 5 Short Documentaries on the Hidden Side of Photography

Over the past year, the Carnegie Museum of Art has been slowly releasing a 5-part documentary series titled <i>The Invisible Photograph</i>, which offers a …

Andy Warhol

7 Simple Maintenance and Care Tips to Keep Your Digital Camera in Great Shape

Camera bodies, lenses and accessories are significant investments that require care. They start the day with us at sunrise, finish at sunsets and …

Cleaning

How to Use Auto Exposure Modes Creatively

To be a real photographer you can only shoot in manual modes. It is of course a daft statement, a good photographer will use whatever modes he can …

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center Led By Former Apple Engineer

Ford is ready to get a little cozier with the tech industry. In an event today, Ford took the wraps off its brand new research center located in the Stanford Research Park.<p>At the 25,000-square-foot facility today, Ford CEO Mark Fields was there to made it clear the car maker was hunting for the …

5 DSLR Camera Features All New Photographers Will Want to Master

The incredible assortment of buttons on your camera can be intimidating. We’re not talking about just pro level DSLRs, either; even entry level …

Take better smartphone photos with these 15 tips

​<p>The best camera, as they say, is the one you have with you.<p>While smartphones don't take photos as well as a dedicated digital camera, you never leave home without your mobile device. Plus, not only is the quality getting better with each generation, they're ideal for editing your work (and perhaps …

Getting the Most Out of a Telephoto Lens With 8 Useful Tips

People seem to possess a natural inclination to want to see things that are far away; it’s not good enough to just catch a glimpse of distant …

30 Amazing Photography Links to Tutorials, Special Features and Great Photography

With another very exciting week passing us by in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been actively searching all corners of the …

14 Awe-Inspiring Images of Shooting Stars

The night sky is a canvas of innumerable wonders; granted, some people look up at night and don’t have much interest in what they’re seeing, …

Questions To Never Ask Your Hotel Staff

By: Matt Meltzer<p>Remember that old say-no-to-drugs PSA with the egg and the frying pan -- this is your brain, this is your brain on drugs, blah blah blah? Well, that commercial could just as easily have been re-dubbed for the travel industry to say: "This is your brain on vacation." Because for …

11 Tips for Creating Stunning Photographs of Cities at Dawn

We’ve all seen hundreds of gorgeous photos of sunrises over beaches and beautiful landscapes. Of course they have the capacity to wow and inspire, …

Vital Tips for Photographing and Editing Interiors

Shooting interiors can be tricky. Spaces tend to either look cold and empty, or warm and inviting. While we always strive to capture what the eye …

How to Prepare Your Landscapes for Black and White

Just like with any area of photography, you cannot create a stunning photo in Photoshop – you can only improve upon the content that you have. Since …

Advanced Portrait Photography: The Faceless Portrait

“Photographers, you will never become artists. All you are is mere copiers.” When he said this, Charles Baudelaire was talking about how photography …

How to be a Tourist in Your Own City and Capture Remarkable Photos

Many years ago, I was in Manaus, the humid, bustling city in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. There I was chatting with a local guy and asked him …

10 Critical Assumptions That Can Devastate Your Artistic Goals

Every single one of us holds assumptions. They are part of being human. We assume there won’t be too much traffic on the way home from work, or that …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …