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Japanese Pop Art (10 pieces)

Seattle-based Japanese artist Yumiko Kayukawa is currently showing new works at The Shooting Gallery in San Francisco. By mixing pop culture references with more traditional Japanese imagery, the artist takes us on a strange and mysterious journey. Watch as her brave heroine becomes surrounded by …

What the hell has happened to Tokyo’s fashion subcultures?

Japan. One of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, yet a place where fax machines are still commonplace. A country where conveyor-belt sushi arrives in seconds, but it can still take days to sort out a phone contract. Perhaps the biggest contradiction of all is the perception …

4 Techniques for Enhancing Details in Your Images

Often, you will find yourself trying to get out some of the fine details in your images to give it more punch. Details enhancement is typically done …

Gorgeous Landscapes Reveal the Idyllic Tranquility of Japan

Photographer Hidenobu Suzuki has captured the idyllic landscapes of Japan in a remarkably tranquil light. Between the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and twilight at Mt. Fuji, there's something for everyone who's looking for a visually relaxing utopia. "My photographs are like Japanese …

Japan

Mirror Installations in Nature Offer a Sense of Peace and Self-Reflection

London-based installation artist Lee Borthwick has an extraordinary gift: she is able to seamlessly combine manmade mirrors with wooden stumps found in nature to form beautifully surreal works of art. The expert designer, who has presented her work as stand-alone wall art indoors and as a hidden …

How to Give Give Your Shots the Cinematic Look in Lightroom

We all love the movies. It's not only the feel of sitting in a cinema watching on a big screen, it’s the skill of the director and cinematographers …

The Lomography Petzval 58 is the First Petzval Bokeh Control Lens

Back in 2013, Lomography resurrected the 19th century Petzval lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, creating a modern 85mm version of the classic portrait …

5 Inexpensive & Creative DIY Lighting Setups To Help You Save Money | DigitalRev

Here at SLR Lounge, we are currently eating, breathing, sleeping and dreaming about light. With the release of Lighting 101, you’d think we would get …

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Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell …

Landscape Photography

How To Create A Time Slice Photograph | Dan Marker-Moore

Capturing the concept of time in photographs is not an easy task. We do so in time lapse videos and sped up footage, but showing it in a static image …

Photography

This is Google's new Chromebook Pixel

The new Pixel comes with 12-hour battery life<p>The original Pixel was a fantastic machine save for its middling battery life, but Google says the new model will last for up to 12 hours between charges. Google also says you can get two hours of use from just 15 minutes of charging. The other major new …

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Record heat, record snow: The coasts are clearly weather-beaten

In the never-ending cross-country rivalry, winter is the West Coast's prime time to win.<p>We hold up our sand to the East Coast's snow, and wiggle our pedicured, flip-flopped toes at clunky, thick-socked boots. On social media, we send out photos of surfers catching sun-spangled waves and smile as we …

Fascinating Video Shows Women's Ideal Body Types Over 3000 Years

Female standards of beauty change over time, and what was considered attractive only 10 or 20 years ago might not be anymore. But how have these ideals shifted over a much longer period of 3,000 years? Buzzfeed Video created a short, fascinating feature that examines the different body types seen …

Tokyo Blur - Photographs and text by Cesar Ordoñez | LensCulture

“Tokyo Blur” shows a mysterious, sensual, rainy and blurred Tokyo — photographed in black and white, mostly at night, in spring during the cherry blossom time.<p>On a metaphorical level, this series of photographs attempts to capture those moments when we are out of our regular environment, “out of …