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Elke Vogelsang's dog portraiture

The Secrets To Taking Awesome Dog Portraits

Here at HQ, we have a special spot in our hearts for dogs. So when we stumbled upon Elke Vogelsang‘s dog portraits, we were instantly smitten. Her …

Portrait of a Sicilian girl by Wilhelm von Gloeden - a picture from the past

Photographer Captures Ethereal Portraits with Subdued Color Palettes

Kiev-based photographer Oleg Oprisco is making his presence felt in the growing realm of surreal style photography. Using subdued color palettes, …

Light Painter Puts the Lumia 1020 Through Its Paces, Shows You How to Do It Too

Nokia recently teamed up with light painting photographer Ian Hobson to prove to the world that a smartphone as advanced as the 1020 was capable of …

Dear Artist, What Was Your First Job?

“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Florian Maier-Aichen: Built-in Mistakes

<i>In a new previously unpublished interview from 2008 Florian Maier-Aichen discusses his beginnings as an artist, the evolution of his hybrid practice,</i> …

Portraits and Love Stories of Couples that Have Survived Fifty Years of Marriage

<i>Everyday my wife expresses her love for me. She says, did I tell you how much I love you today? Everyday. Everyday she says that. —Moses Rubenstein,</i> …

Creative Music Video Inspired by Double Exposure Photography

From NYC-based filmmaker Paul Trillo, whose work we’ve featured a couple of times before here on PetaPixel, comes a new visual journey in …

The utopian estate that's been left to die

Park Hill is one of those places that a photographer, fascinated by architecture, social history and dereliction, simply has to visit. I have done, twice so far, driving up from Nottingham, hoping that the wonderful light would still be there by the time I arrived. Parking, and oddly just about the …

How Light, Aperture, Time and Sensitivity Affect Exposure

Most of the time when we discuss exposure we talk about it in very technical terms, using photography-specific jargon. There aren’t too many other …

Headshots: Funny Self-Portraits that Show Stuff Hitting the Photographer in the Face

Here’s a set of fun and funny self-portraits to get you through the rest of your Wednesday with a smile on your face.<p>Created by literary translator, …

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

Frank Horvat's best shot: the seedy side of 1950s Paris

In 1956, a New York agency asked me to do a sexy story for a US "men's magazine" about the nightlife of Paris, where I was living. I was 28 and had little money, so was glad to accept. I headed for Place Pigalle and asked nightclub doormen if they would let me in to photograph the girls in their …