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The Magic of Fall in Macro Photography

Autumn is perhaps one of the most motivating seasons for nature photographers. This is certainly the case for brilliant Israel-based photographer …

Macro Photography

Learn Digital Photography The Smart Way

Do you own a DSLR but still take average, boring photos?<p>“Now You Can Master Any DSLR Camera And<br>Take Gorgeous, Attention-Grabbing Photos By<br>Following …

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Time-Lapse Captures The Mesmerizing Resurrection of a Rose of Jericho, the Plant that Comes Back from the Dead

The Rose of Jericho (<i>Selaginella lepidophylla</i>) is one of the most resilient plants on Earth, and a marvel to behold. A desert plant, it can survive …

Back to the Basics: ISO and Noise Explained

As photography technology continues to improve year in and year out, the ISO ranges we’re capable of pulling quality images from are getting truly …

Demystifying White Balance

White Balance (WB) is one of the most challenging camera settings for beginners to learn. White Balance can also be difficult to fix later when you …

Digital Photography

Fascinating and Creepy Tintypes of Microscopic Parasites

I hope you aren’t planning on sleeping anytime soon. Because these photographs from photographer Marcus DeSieno might just give you nightmares. What …

Birthday Suits - Photographs and text by Lucy Hilmer | LensCulture

For 40 years, I’ve photographed myself on my birthday wearing nothing but my white Lollipop underpants, shoes and socks. I made my first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974.<p>Without fail, I’ve faced my camera every April 22nd since then to create a coded history of one woman’s …

Photography

A Grand Adventure: Skiing and Climbing the Grand Teton

On June 16, 1971, Bill Briggs stood alone atop Wyoming’s 13,770-foot Grand Teton, one of the most iconic peaks in North America. He surveyed his surroundings, saw a storm gathering in the distance, and quickly clicked into his 210-centimeter fiberglass K2 skis. Then, he skied off the summit and …

Kuanghua Hsiao

In praise of colanders

I’ve been growing black pines in colanders for years. Thanks to Bonsai Today issue #20 and Boon Manakitivipart, many enthusiasts have been doing the …

Shohin bonsai at Kokufu 88

Shohin bonsai, at Kokufu-ten, are saved for the last room. Each half of this year’s exhibit featured five displays with five or six trees each, …

A final pass through Kokufu 88

The first time I visited the Kokufu-ten was in 1999. I remember thinking, “wow, that’s a lot of trees.” Over the course of a week I saw the exhibit …

Adachi's little trees

My final stop in Kyushu brought me to Mr. Adachi’s garden. As soon as we arrived, I noticed a small patio out front with some nice deciduous shohin …

More from Miyazaki

In addition to growing deciduous trees by the hundreds, Mr. Adachi had taken to developing small shimpaku as well. He starts with cuttings, wires …

Kentaro Shiino's pines

On my last day in Japan this past February, I had the opportunity to visit two bonsai nurseries in Kanagawa prefecture. The first stop was Kentaro …

American Tropical Jewel

<i>Buttonwood by Ed Trout. The photo is from The Art of Bonsai Project. *</i><p><i>I’m headed out for a brief Independence Day respite, so we’ll take the easy way</i> …

Bonsai Do

La Tierra es un lugar más bello para nuestros ojos que cualquiera que conozcamos. Pero esa belleza ha sido esculpida por el cambio: el cambio suave, …

Bonsai Do

¿Sabes lo que más asusta a la gente? Aquello que no entiende. Y cuando no entendemos algo, nos basamos en nuestras presunciones.<br>William Forrester. …

Developing black pine - setting the first curves

When developing bonsai from scratch – from seed or from very young stock – the first order of business is creating the trunk. This is easier said …