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Parting words from an artist of rare vision

Painter Sargy Mann did not live to deliver the TED talk he spent his final months preparing. This is what he wanted to say…<p>Not long before he was diagnosed with terminal cancer in the autumn of 2014, the painter Sargy Mann was invited to give a TED talk. Mann, then 77, was told by doctors that he …

Solar on the Move with Sun King PRO

As solar cells have become more durable, compact, efficient and cheap to produce, the technology has gradually found its way into a greater number of consumer products. From backpacks to watches , harnessing the sun's energy has never been more accessible. And the Sun King PRO from Chicago-based …

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Film Photographers

<i>SEE THE UPDATED 2017 VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE HERE!</i><p><i>Okay, so maybe "ultimate" might be a bit of hyperbole. The fact is, this list is still growing and</i> …

You Should Be Calibrating Your Printer & SilverFast Is A Great Option

If you’re at all into photo scanning or printing, in all likelihood you’re aware of LaserSoft Imaging. The company and its products are well known to …

Printing

Jack English: Exploring Los Angeles in Black-and-White

Jack English, born in 1948, is a photographer, known for his work in the film and music industry. Before becoming a full-time photographer, he worked …

Editing Skin Tones in Adobe Lightroom

Model: Asta Paredes<p>We’ve done a couple of tutorials on how to edit skin tones and make them look better in Adobe Lightroom, but today we’re sharing a …

14 Useful Podcasts for Photographers

A podcast could be the best way to learn something new. Curious as to why I’m saying that?<p>Because the length of podcasts are usually pretty short …

The Photography Workshop Where Making Photographs is Secondary

The Image, Deconstructed focuses on the ideas behind image-making. Put your cameras down, your thinking caps on, and come and join us.<p>From photo gear …

Photography

Giant Fantasy Scenes Created by Photographing Kids on the Floor with Everyday Things

German photographer Jan von Holleben is known for creating imaginative scenes by having kids lie on the ground and carefully arranging everyday …

The Best Books of 2014

It is with great pleasure that we present to you photo-eye’s Best Books of 2014.<p>For the past six years, we gear up for Best Books by making the …

5 Free eBooks That Every Street Photographer Should Read

Photo: Dom Crossley<p>I’m constantly on the hunt for knowledge and eager to learn new ways to do things. Apart from shooting, you’ll find me reading …

How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …

Mastering Lightroom Organization with Peter Krogh

In this webinar, Adobe Lightroom organizing master Peter Krogh will answer all your Lightroom questions and pleas of “Just tell me what to do!” when …

On Assignment: Margo Seibert

<i>UPDATE: Adds video interview of Seibert preparing for her Broadway debut in Rocky, at end of post.</i><p>Learning to light with flashes can be liberating or …

Learning to See Light: Exploring Blue Hour

We often think about pushing flash into the post-sunset sky. But just behind us, there is a cool mix of light happening from the east as night …