Photography

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A Little Wholesome Tale of a Vintage Camera

Whenever my girlfriend and I see antique stores or vintage markets, our eyes light up. Her eyes are lit up with dreams of bone china tea sets and …

Cameras

Happy 100th Birthday, Nikon!

Nikon turned 100 years old today. It’s a huge milestone for a company that was born back on July 25th, 1917, as an optics company based in Tokyo, …

Nikon D-series

My Entire Portfolio Was Built Using Only One Lens, Can You Guess Which One?

It is possible. I'm not here writing this to beat you in the head with an “it's not the gear” rant; we can all agree that take is a bit redundant …

Photography

How Quick Thinking and an iPhone LED Light Led to a Nat Geo Cover Photo

Photographer Alessandro Barteletti had one of his photo featured on the cover of this month’s issue of <i>National Geographic Italia</i>. It’s a beautiful …

Photography

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor

When was the last time you cleaned your sensor? Even with weather-sealed equipment, dust particles can eventually make their way inside your camera. …

Photography

This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts, which specializes in graphic design and digital art tutorials, has published a free course titled 'The Complete …

Photoshop

The best point-and-shoot camera

<i>By Amadou Diallo</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After researching and …

Cameras

The Basics: How to Choose the Right Nifty 50mm Lens For Your Camera

Should I upgrade to a nifty 50mm lens after my kit lens? This may have been a question that you have asked recently, and if so, chances are that one …

Cameras

How to capture great sunset photographs

Sunsets are one of the most common subjects for a photographer. There’s a certain majesty in watching the sun slowly go down, marking the end of a …

Landscape Photography

What Does a Professional Freelance Photographer Need? Clue: Not More Gear

The day you move from amateur to pro is one you never forget. But how do you decide to make that move? How do you know you’re going to cut it as a …

Photography

Guy Finds 1929 Camera at Thrift Store and Develops the Film

Photographer Martijn van Oers of the Netherlands recently visited a thrift store and came across an original Zeiss Ikon 520/2 folding camera, which …

Photography

How to Choose Your First Lenses for Your SmartPhone Camera

These days it’s not so much of a stretch to say that while you are our traveling or just going about your daily life the camera you have with you is …

Cameras

How to Photograph Forests and Trees

Master the Art of Photographing Forests and Trees<p>Landscape photography is often associated with the Grand Landscape and the famous vistas. I love a …

Landscape Photography

How to Choose Your First Prime Lens

OK, so you are newer to the world of photography, maybe you recently purchased your first DSLR or Mirrorless camera and you are starting to think …

Cameras

Leica: the camera that freed the world – in pictures

Adored by everyone from Henri-Cartier Bresson to Sebastião Salgado, the Leica compact revolutionised photography – taking it out of the studio and onto the streets. The exhibition Eyes Wide Open! celebrates 100 years of pivotal moments

Photography

What My Camera Saw as My Parents Died of Cancer

There is a whole range of feelings that happen with the delivery of bad news. In my case, like many others, knees lock, the heart speeds up and the …

Parenting

Interview: Formerly Homeless Veteran Takes Captivating Photos of Life on the Street

Photographer Leroy Skalstad‘s captivating photographs of the homeless are informed by his own time living on the streets. The formerly homeless veteran has been fascinated by photography since he was a child, inspired by his mother's passion for the field.<p>Transitioning into service during the …

Street Photography

What makes a great photo: Wise words from a veteran photographer

What makes a 'great' photo? The question keeps professionals and weekend warriors alike busy arguing, practicing and learning. In this video, one …

Photography

How Abstract Photography Has Evolved and Still Continues to Inspire Art

When we think of the abstract in terms of art, great painters like Jackson Pollock or Piet Mondrian come to mind, but painting isn't the only artistic field where abstraction comes into play. Since the world's first photograph in the 19th century, artistic photographers have been experimenting with …

Art

Eye-Opening Winners of the BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition

Nearly 6,000 images were submitted to the fourth annual BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition, which highlights the best nature and wildlife photography around the world. The recently announced winners will have their images on display at the California Academy of Sciences for three …

Nature

Fascinating Photos Taken by Lewis Carroll Show the Young Girl Who Inspired ‘Alice in Wonderland’

While Lewis Carroll's most beloved book, <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</i>, is renowned for its surreal subject matter and “curiouser and curiouser” plot, its protagonist is actually based on a real-life little girl. Alice Liddell, the daughter of a family friend, inspired Carroll to write the …

Literature

Building a Photographic Portfolio, Figure Out Your Photographic Identity

Let’s get something absolutely out of the way here: your Instagram page isn’t necessarily your portfolio. A photographic portfolio is a body of work …

Photography

9 expert tips for taking the most beautiful sunset photos

If you’re typically stuck in the office during the dramatic last light of the day or holed up inside at a dimly lit happy hour, the sunset is a …

Photography

High-end camera manufacturer 'Red' is making a 'holographic display' smartphone

High-end camera maker Red has revealed that it’s making a premium smartphone called the Hydrogen One, a device that the manufacturer says will …

Andy Rubin

Relonch 291: the style of an instagram filter with the power of a DSLR camera

A camera where you pay for the pictures, not the hardware? WIRED tries out a snappy concept<p>WIRED picked up a Relonch 291 camera from the company's …

Photography

Why I Still Shoot with a Vintage Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Film Camera

Today’s digital cameras have become so adept at almost any shooting situation that, paradoxically, they can inhibit creativity by always delivering a …

Photography

Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer

Landscape photography is a weird genre: there are no people, and unlike something like product photography, it's pretty much up to you to choose what …

Photography

Photographer Revisits Refugee Crisis Scenes 18 Months Later

Back in December 2015, photographer Kevin McElvaney visited Turkey and Greece to document scenes of the ongoing refugee crisis. Wondering how things …

Refugees