Elaine Smith

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Intimate Black and White Portraits of Exotic Animals in Captivity

It’s been a very news heavy couple of days, with much of the news being depressing or controversial at that. So if you need a break from all the …

Photojojo Shows You How to Make a Cool DIY Pocket Portfolio

Sometimes it’s the small details of our photographic endeavors that bring meaning to our work, which is why we love this fun, creative mini-portfolio …

Behance

Photographer Brings the Landscapes of the Brothers Grimm to Life in Haunting Photos

People familiar with the Brother’s Grimm fairy tales know that the Disney versions of many of these tales were rather less dark than the original, …

Will Teru Kuwayama Change Facebook's Approach to Photos?

Facebook recently announced the appointment of photojournalist Teru Kuwayama as its Photo Community Liason in an effort to “make sure that the …

Max Lamb's Artistic Process Involves Pouring Molten Pewter Into Sand . You Won't Believe What Happens Next

An excavation artist, if there ever was such a thing, Max Lamb creates beautiful works of art and furniture using Mother Nature as one of his tools. …

Icebreaker Cruise: Instead of a Sunburn, Think Swimming Polar Bears and a Stopover in Greenland

You can keep them: Cruises that add up to tropical cocktails, gift-shop islands, sun-and-deckchair afternoons. When I'm at sea, I want adventure. Cresting waves, puffs of wind, the works.<p>This is why, a few years back, I found myself onboard a Russian icebreaker that was hardened to cut through …

Three Lenses Every Photographer Should Own

Pin ItA Guest Post by Chris Folsom. It’s a question I hear a lot from new photographers: “what lenses should I buy?” And while there are a lot of …

Digital Photography

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Exposure: A New Web Service for Creating Beautiful Photo Narratives

The key to creating a good photo-based service is to fill a need that isn’t being filled by any other app or website — a task increasingly difficult …

How to Publish Your Own iBook

• <b>Author:</b> William L. Rice<p>Publishing your book on to iBooks is very easy and, if it’s ready to be published, (already written) you can have it submitted to iBooks in 4 hours or less using this guide. It is a lightning course on how to do just that. This book assumes you are using a Mac computer or …

This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

Every image you take has a secret life, an unseen alto ego that defines it. When you look at an image on screen, you see a representation of the …

Tutorials

How to Find Your Best Images With Lightroom 5’s Compare View

For decades photographers have faced the question of how to determine which of their images are the best. I’ve been through it all, from squinting at …

Timelapse Photography of the Active Skies over La Palma

At 270 square miles (700 sq. km) and less than 100,000 residents, La Palma may be the third smallest of Africa’s seven main Canary Islands, but it …

Time-lapse Photography

Squarespace for Musicians

When I was introduced to Squarespace, I understood that their goal was to appeal to artists, designers, photographers and other makers to help them …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Shutter Speed

Wildlife Photographer Patiently Waits for Polar Bear to Surface

American nature and wildlife photographer Paul Souders is very well-travelled around the globe. In one of his exploits, we have his series of images …

Powerful Ocean Waves Consume a Single Lighthouse

Landscape and wildlife photographer Marina Cano has a strong affinity for the sea. Based in the north of Spain, the determined photographer isn't afraid to venture out into stormy weather in order to capture the great energy and passion of her surrounding world.<p>In the series, entitled <i>Sea</i>, Cano …

Seawater

Ornate Polar Bear Hand-Cut from a Single Sheet of Paper

Japanese artist Nahoko Kojima's amazing skills with hand-cut paper sculptures continue to impress us! Her <i>Cloud Leopard</i> was quite a sensation and, more recently, she designed this large, life-sized swimming polar bear entitled <i>Byaku</i>. Originally suspended from the ceiling of London's Jerwood Space, …

Polar Bears

20 Minimal Designed Business Cards

25.6K<p>SHARES<p>Sometimes the best business cards are the most minimal. Instead of trying to slap every effect you can do on to a business card, you're …

Your Shot: Go On Assignment With National Geographic

As the magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary, National Geographic keeps finding ways to bring readers closer to living out their wanderlust dreams. This time, it comes in the way of a new online photo-sharing community, called Your Shot.<p>The new platform lets photography enthusiasts connect with …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Landscape Photography

Join the National Geographic Your Shot Photo Community

National Geographic recently mounted a new program dubbed <i>Your Shot.</i> The project is a call to all photographers everywhere to link-up with National …

Photography

Claire Mallett: Bodies and Shadows

More and more are women shooting nudes these days which is a refreshing perspective on an age old subject matter. I’m not sure how the interpretation …

Madonna Launches "secretprojectrevolution" Film and Flipboard Magazine

Madonna Launches “secretprojectrevolution” Film and Flipboard Magazine<p>Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>Yesterday, Madonna unveiled Art For …

Seascape Photography Guide Bundle

Seascapes make an excellent learning ground where diverse techniques can be practiced and mastered. This new series of e-books has been written to …

Landscape Photography

Abstract Light Painting Photography with a Light Sword

Light painting is such a great technique for anyone who wants to create unique results each and every time. With the use of small light sources such …

Light Painting