Debra Ott-Danklefsen

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Going, Going, Going Viral, Part 1

image by Carli Davidson<p>As someone who shares the work of a different photographer every day, I often make an effort to choose projects that might not …

Sport picture of the day: tennis multi exposure

Multi exposures are nothing new in sports photography, but sometimes a well-executed example really brings something new to the table. In this case, the framing and use of the branding on the tennis court to give the photo a sense of place, as well as the use of 17 layered exposures of Novak …

Upside Down Mirror in Center of Photographs Show Unique Perspective in Photo Series 'Landscape Monoliths'

In the series <i>Landscape Monoliths</i>, photographer Reynald Drouhin transforms stunning landscapes by defining the middle portion of the image and turning …

US Winter Olympic team warm-ups – in pictures

As the torch is lit and the final preparations begin for the controversial 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, photographer Lucas Jackson photographs the US team. Jackson asked each member to go through the mental and physical preparations they would undertake before competing. The result is a …

Humor: Chicken-Based Image Stabilizing Rig Delivers Super-Steady Results

Optical image stabilization is all about keeping the camera still even as the housing shakes or otherwise moves around. And when it comes to …

Car Hood Color Studies

Photographer Jan Dibbets, who taught art and studied with painting with Jan Gregoor, draws on the rich tradition of Dutch painting, and its emphases …

A window on weird: step inside the Unseen Photo fair in Amsterdam

A former gas works housed a strange selection of undiscovered images, from sexy Chinese art censored by the authorities to a reworked West Side Story<p>Housed in a disused gas works in Amsterdam, the Unseen Photo fair is the hip younger sibling of Paris Photo. Now in its second year, it comprised two …

Aerial Photos Capture the Damage Left in the Wake of Colorado’s Fires and Floods

Over the course of 2013, the beautiful state of Colorado has been ravaged by many fires and, most recently, devastating flooding as well. When it …

Vietnam war: classic AP photographs - in pictures

See powerful images of the conflict from the archives of the news agency. They are featured in a new book, Vietnam: The Real War, published on 2 October, that marks the 50th anniversary of the start of hostilities. It includes AP journalist Malcolm Browne's shocking photo of a Buddhist monk taking …

The First Photo

(It’s been exactly 50 years – 1963 – since Swiss photo historian Helmut Gernsheim donated the world’s earliest permanent photograph* to the …

How to Create a Sunset Lighting Effect While Taking Photos Indoors

Indoor-sunset themed photo shoots are among the easiest and hottest trends you can experiment with to create cool, sexy and flattering photos to add …

Blast from the Past: Vintage Commercial for the Nimslo 35mm 3D Camera

Sure, the 1980s isn’t quite so far in the past as, say, the first photo, but the commercial above is classic nonetheless. It shows off the Nimslo …

Top Sports Photographer Attributes Success to Working Twice as Hard and Luck

Having over 200 of his photographs featured as Sports Illustrated, TIME, LIFE, and People magazine covers, including many shots considered to be some …

Superb Photo Series 'Dropping' Shows Colored Inks Mixing with Oil

The creations of Italian photographer Alberto Seveso have been the subject of many features on the internet already. Much to our delight, Seveso is …

Kodak No 1 Camera – early images to mark its 125th anniversary

The Kodak No 1 camera, launched 125 years ago, was pre-loaded with 100 exposures and required customers to use all the film and then return the camera to Kodak for processing. The customer then received 100 images, all circles with a diameter of 2.5 inches (6.5cm). The camera from the Eastman Kodak …

The Truth About "Getting it Right in Camera"

Photoshop and other image manipulation software are wonderful things, they allow us to manipulate images in a way unimaginable in the days of film, …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Jolly Elephant Seal

“One, two, three, smile!” Though this phrase often works on your family and friends, rarely does it produce any results with wildlife. In this …

Seals

Julian Germain's best photograph: Charlie in his kitchen stirring the gravy

'I didn't see Charlie as a project – sometimes I wouldn't even take photos, just have a cup of tea and a Mr Kipling cake'<p>One weekend in 1992 I was on my way to take photographs at a football match in Portsmouth, when a brightly painted yellow and orange house caught my eye. I went to have a closer …

Americana by moonlight - in pictures

Noel Kerns uses a technique called light painting to create vivid nightscapes of abandoned American roadside spots, from drive-ins to motels. His photographs combine long exposures of moonlight with spots of artificial coloured light. His photobook Nightwatch is available now