Em Elson

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Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Landscape Photography

Brothers Surprise Mom by Recreating Her Favorite Photos 20 Years Later

Romanian bothers Toma and Paul Alexandru were trying to think of a creative surprise for their mother Simona’s 55th birthday when it dawned on them …

The ZEISS 55mm f/1.4 Otus, a Very ‘Scharf’ Lens Indeed

I’m probably setting myself up for a replay of the Exo Tria Arxidia scene, but my friend Bernhard introduced me to the German term <i>scharf</i> the other …

Playing With Fire: Steel Wool Spinning in the Landscape

If you’ve been following my articles no doubt you have tried painting with light or using a wide-angle lens for landscape photography. You may have …

The vivid art of the colorizer

Is 'colorization' a trashy fad or a brilliant way to breathe new life into fading historic images?<p>A whole new artform, or wilful desecration? Bringing the past to life, or changing history? The jury's still out on colorization (sic): taking old black-and-white photographs of famous people or …

Christmas Ad Combines Stop Motion and Hand Drawn Animation to Melt Your Heart

Each year, UK retailer John Lewis releases a touching, moving and otherwise awesome Christmas advertisement that manages to moisten our eyes and get …