Dustie Cretsinger

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How a French 16-year-old is teaching the world to build VR headsets for $100

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus and the inventor of arguably the most successful commercial virtual reality headset, was only 17 when he completed his first prototype for the device. Fast-forward to the present day, and Luckey is now worth roughly $750 million at the age of 25, having sold his …

How to Boost Your Photography Sales and Get Published in Magazines

Are you just getting started with your photography business, or struggling to find clients? This 15-minute video from French photographer Serge …

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR PASSION

Dear friend,<p>Imma give you some advice on how you can earn money through your passion.<p>Step 1: Publish one artwork a day.<p>The first advice I have is to …

Otherworldly Infrared Photography Transforms Alaskan Fjord into Another Planet

Director and photographer Bradley G. Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, captures nature's stunning beauty in new light—literally. Through infrared photography, he reinterprets the landscapes we think we know and transforms them into places that look like they're from another planet. Where we'd expect to see …

Photography

66 Life Lessons From Friedrich NIETZSCHE

LIFE LESSONS from my motivational life-coach– Friedrich Nietzsche:<p>1. The will to power is the will to live<p>Don’t cower under suffering. Rather, know …

16 Pro Photographers Share 16 Tricks and Hacks With Cheap Accessories

Introduction<p>As photographers, we all develop so many little tricks and techniques to help us to create unique images in any situation. One of our …

DIY: An Ultraviolet Flash for Black Light Photography

Back in May, a body painter offered to collaborate with me for a photo shoot with airbrushed models. This offer gave me a reason to finally …

A Smoldering Bouquet of Roses Photographed by Ars Thanea | Colossal

<p>As part of a reference photoshoot for an illustration project by Warsaw-based creative studio Ars Thanea, a bouquet of roses was set on fire and …

The Theory of Composition in Street Photography: 7 Lessons from Henri Cartier-Bresson

I am excited to share this new presentation I just put together on the theory of composition in street photography, drawing from the wisdom of Henri …

Street Photography

Practical Pointers for Getting Your Photos Noticed on Flickr and 500px

You have just composed your photographic masterpiece. After hours of planning, precise composition, and utilizing your technical knowledge, you have …

Street Photography

Now anyone can build for SteamVR with Epic's Unreal Engine 4

When Valve showed up at this year's GDC they brought a few new toys, including their room-scale SteamVR system and the final version of the Steam Controller. What they also packed in their carry on was a prototype version of Unreal Engine 4, and Epic is releasing that toolset free to the world …

7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and …

How to Turn the Chemical Element Bismuth Into Beautiful, Complex Crystals on a Kitchen Stove

YouTube maker NightHawkInLight has posted a series of instructions through Instructables that demonstrate how to turn the chemical element bismuth …

10 Composition Tips with Award-Winning Photographer Steve McCurry

The COOPH (the Cooperative of Photography) explains 10 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry’s incredible photographs. McCurry is an …

Rembrandt Lighting in Photography

Rembrandt lighting was named after of the great master, who often used it in his own portraits. The idea is to create a small inverted triangle of …

How to shoot high-quality panorama images

Panorama images have something intriguing. They give you a different view of the world around you - a view that does not resemble the way you see a …

Photography

6 Ways to Earn Some Extra Income as a Photographer

Besides the usual well paid gigs, which can be months apart, every photographer usually needs some extra income. Nothing major, but enough to keep …

10. Too Much Batman

This is a complaint which has been around since before DC rebooted their comic book universe, making it all the more surprising that it's still …

Comic Books

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Re: If You Don’t Want Your Photos Stolen, Don’t Post Them on the Internet

“If you don’t want your photos stolen, don’t post them on the Internet.”<p>This is an argument I have heard over and over again, mostly from people who …

How to Make Use of Different Lighting Options in Macro Photography

The appeal of macro photography should be obvious to most, whether you’ve ever made a macro photograph or not — it’s all about the wonder and …

The 5 Elements You'll Find in Great Photographs

What makes a great photograph? Is it the subject? Is it composition and framing? Exposure? What about the location and setting? Certainly each one of …

Becoming a Photopreneur: The Slow Times

Up until now we've talked mostly about how to shift your thinking away from the unfortunate standard of the professional artist. However, we can't …

How to Make a Colourful Bubble Macro Photo with Oil and Water

In earlier tutorials we looked for macro inspiration around the house and around the garden. Carrying on with the series, we'll now start to look at …

Blocks Multifunctional 360 Degree Camera Unveiled With Unique Design (video)

A new and very unique 360 degree camera has been created called the Blocks Camera, that has been created to provide users with a multifunctional …

50 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography

Anybody can pick up a camera and take a picture, but it takes a skillfull photographer to utilize composition, exposure, and aperture to take a …

How To Create A Killer Opening For Your Science Fiction Short Story

A short story is like a chess game: The opening is a huge part of whether you win or lose. The first sentence of a short story doesn't just "hook" …

Some Of The Worst Photography Advice We’ve Ever Heard

It’s a given, when you start photography you’ll be bombarded by people in the ‘know’ about how to photograph, what to photograph and when to …

5 Key Steps to Build Credibility as a Photographer

You want the truth but can you handle the truth? The cold harsh reality is the stereotypical photographer sucks at marketing themselves, its okay …