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Rembrandt Lighting for Creating Dramatic Portraits

When it comes to portrait lighting, here’s a sure bet: Merge the power of two classic formulas, Rembrandt and window lighting, as the German portrait …

Rembrandt

The ‘Take Every Photo Gig You Can Get’ Approach

<i>Note: This article is written for commercial photographers, not consumer photographers. A consumer shooter has a different list of challenges, and</i> …

Online Life

Behold: Portraits of Talent - Photographs and text by Peter Van Der Heyden | LensCulture

“Behold” is about with my fascination with the public image, particularly expectations and confirmation.<p>Exceptionally talented people in their twenties are the subject of my series. I photographed them in their home or in a favorite place of their choosing. My goal is to invite the viewer to think …

These Haunting 1913 Portraits Are From the Beginnings of Colour Photography

Thanks to the folks at The National Media Museum these amazing photographs by Mervyn O’Gorman have been getting a lot of attention lately. Taken at …

5 Simple Ways to Become a Better Photographer

As professional photographers and videographers, we are constantly striving to stay ahead of the game doing the best we can and give our clients the …

Self-improvement

Bring Your Lighting Game To The Next Level: The Power Of Shaping Hard Light

There’s a lot to be learned about lighting, even for the professionals. No one knows everything there is to know about it, but with a little …

9 Best Travel Tripods: What’s the best tripod? The one you take with you!

It’s a lot easier to shoot sharp handheld pictures nowadays with the latest crop of digital cameras delivering commendable imaging performance at …

Carbon Fiber

Vacancy

Project info<p>Since the beginning of the 2011 South London has been through a period of change. After 4 years of economic decline, more young people than ever are unemployed and dependant on the government. 'Vacancy' focuses on the in between periods of unemployment, and documents the daily ‘non- …

The saddest man in the world

Project info<p>The saddest man in the world lives in Bytom. Bytom is probably the saddest city I know. It lies in Upper Silesia, and I know people who believe that Upper Silesia is the saddest region of the saddest country in the world. The saddest man I know thinks it is all nonsense.

The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces - Photographs by Paul Shaw | LensCulture

<b>Juror’s Pick</b><p><i>This project was singled out for distinction by juror</i> <i>MaryAnn Camilleri</i><i>. Each of the jury members selected one photographer from the entrants to be awarded a special $1,000 grant.</i><p><b>Artist’s Statement</b><p>These portraits feature soldiers from the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) who …

Armed Forces

5 Tips for Shooting Better Photos of Your Kids

<i>Editor’s note: Elena Shumilova is a mother and photographer based in Russia who became a viral sensation online after sharing her remarkable photos</i> …

Portraits of Dogs Wearing the Cone of Shame

If there’s one things dogs don’t like, it’s the Elizabethan collar, popularly known as the “cone of shame” or the “pet lamp-shade.” It’s a protective …

Pets

Six Ways to Draw The Eye to a Specific Subject in a Photo

You know all about the rule of thirds already, and in general it works. Sometimes, however, rules are meant to be broken. The way to draw someone’s …

The Beautiful Gene - Photographs and text by Marina Rosso | LensCulture

In September 2011, the world’s largest sperm bank stopped accepting red-haired donors for a period of time. Why? Because the demand for their sperm had dropped to such a low level that the bank’s existing supply was easily sufficient to cover the (diminished) interest.<p>Single women, who currently …

Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - An elderly Nubian woman from a nomadic tribe of the Bayuda Desert, north of Khartoum. Like her early Nubian ancestors, she wears clothes made from linen fibres, and many items of gold jewellery, including a nose ring, bracelets, and rings on her fingers.

A Photo Booth with a 240MPH Leaf Blower Pointed At People’s Faces

My name is Martin Szabo and I am commercial and portrait photographer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. I was recently doing volunteer work for a …

Raw and Honest Portraits of Daily Life in the Mississippi Delta

‘My ongoing project, When Morning Comes, explores daily life in the Mississippi Delta. In the summer of 2009 I began traveling the village streets …

Henri Cartier-Bresson and Martine Franck: Love Through a Lens

Martine Franck in Switzerland in 1984.<br>Henri Cartier-Bresson—Magnum Photos<p>1 of 14<p>In a 2010 interview with Charlie Rose, photographer Martine Franck …

Street Photography

Stark Close-ups on Europe's Late-Night Regulars

From the series From Back Home, Algsjovallen, 2007<br>Anders Petersen<p>1 of 18<p>While very well-known in Europe, where his first book, <i>Café Lehmitz</i> (1978), is …

Fascinating Explanation of Quadrant Composition in Cinema

If you didn't see the 2011 action film "Drive," directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, you should definitely check it out. Apart from it gratuitous …

Beyonce is the Latest Celebrity to Have Unretouched Portraits Leak and Cause a Hoopla

<b>Update</b>: We have removed the photos after receiving a takedown request from the photographer.<p>Less than a week after an unretouched photo of Cindy …

Beyoncé

The Atlas of Beauty: Portraits of Beautiful Women in Countries Around the World

Romanian photographer Noroc Mihaela is on a mission to photograph women from every single country on Earth in order to show that beauty is found …

How to Pose Large Groups Organically: A 3-Step Guide to Beautiful Group Photos

A lot of photographers today find themselves more comfortable posing individuals and groups in a natural way, rather than the strict fashion most of …

Farmers and Fathers: Contemporary Portraits - Photographs and text by Harry Borden | LensCulture

<b>Fathers: Single Parent Dads</b><p>The year that followed my divorce was the most difficult of my life. Overwhelmed by panic, despair and confusion, the hardest thing for me was the possibility of the separation (and the resulting feelings) having a corrosive effect on my children.<p>However, through …

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Shooting Portraits with a Giant $10 Room Camera

Photography enthusiasts Diego Veríssimo and Ana Magalhães (seen in the portrait above) recently shot a series of portraits using a gigantic camera …

Nicole Struppert: Finding Geometry in Street Photography

<b>All images by Nicole Struppert. Used with permission.</b><p>Photographer Nicole Struppert is a photojournalist that loves to shoot street photography …

Street Photography