Greg Taylor

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A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Stars With (or Without) Trails

When you're just starting out in photography, it's easy to get yourself stuck in a rut doing things that become comfortable and familiar.This can …

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Photographer Sneaks Into Radioactive Ghost Towns in Fukushima

After the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was devastated by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, the nuclear disaster caused a major …

July's 10 best new tools for graphic designers

July has seen a slew of exciting new tools and tech for graphic designers already. Illustrator rival Affinity Designer arrived for Windows, while …

Virtual Reality

DSLR 101

Getting Started<p>Your camera isn't an overcomplicated piece of technology. It's an extension of your creative vision.<p>Photography isn't about looking at …

Atmosphere Aerosol Spray is Like a Tiny Fog Machine for Your Camera Bag

Atmosphere Aerosol is a new aerosol spray for photographers and filmmakers that essentially serves as a fog machine that you can easily carry around …

This Short Film Was Made with 2 Stationary Bikes and 1,800 Long Exposure Photos

“Un Petit Tour Dans Paris” is a new 1.5-minute short film by French director Maxime Baudin.<p>“In a splendid and romantic Paris, while everything is …

These Steps Will Help You Nail Focus Every Time

Is there anything that can’t be fixed in post? Thanks to the brilliance of Lightroom, Photoshop, and other similar applications, one could easily …

Moving Sculptures Kiss and Cross Paths Every Day to Visually Tell a Tragic Love Story

This 8-meter-tall steel sculpture by Georgian artist Tamara Kvesitadze is not only a stunning example of mechanics and design, but also a depiction of eternal love between nations. The structure symbolizes the story of Ali and Nino, two lovers from different religious backgrounds. Every night at …

This ‘Layer-Lapse’ is a Trippy Visual Journey Through the American Southwest

A year ago, photographer Julian Tryba was featured by Vimeo after creating a time-lapse of Boston using a technique he dubbed the “layer lapse.” Now …

Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Sculpture

New Creatures Illustrated with Curved Moiré Patterns by Andrea Minini | Colossal

<p>Milan-based designer Andrea Minini (previously) just shared his third series of animal illustrations where he challenges himself to create the …

This Amazing High-Res View of Pluto Was Made Using 26 New NASA Photos

Last week, NASA released a number of new close-up photos captured by its New Horizons spacecraft during its historic flyby of Pluto back in July. …

Europe’s Best-Selling Newspaper Leaves Out Photos

Europe’s largest newspaper, the <i>Bild</i> of Germany, has published an unusual print edition that left out all photographs from its pages. The bold move is …

Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

Winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest

After months of receiving breathtaking landscape shots from photographers around the world, the winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have just been announced. From 2,604 entries submitted by 481 professionals and amateurs across the globe, judges selected …

Photography

Humor: The Exchange Rate of Pictures and Words

You’ve heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Well, perhaps not always. Redditor doowi1 created this humorous illustration showing …

Elegant Wood Sculptures Crafted from Discarded Tree Trunks and Branches

South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee uses organic materials like wood to create large-scale, sculptural pieces that favor both form and function. Focusing on geometric shapes such as the sphere, Lee somehow manages to transform tree trunks and hefty branches into perfectly formed globes, columns, and …

Furniture

Generative Illustrations of the Human Form by Janusz Jurek | Colossal

<p>Over the last year, Polish designer and illustrator Janusz Jurek has been exploring different forms of generative illustration as it relates to the …

Chris Rivera – Conceptual Photographer

Conceptual Photography by Chris Rivera.<p>Chris Rivera is a Los Angeles, California based photographer focusing on conceptual image creation. His …

Photography

How to Fix White Balance in Photoshop by Finding a 50% Gray Point

Here’s a great 2-minute video tutorial that teaches a technique for fixing white balance in Photoshop. The basic idea is that you can locate a 50% …

Tutorials

Macro Photos Show the Strange Beauty of Bug-Eating Sundew Plants

Finnish fine art photographer Joni Niemelä loves capturing and sharing little details in nature that often get unnoticed. One of his recent subjects …

A Brief Review of the Venus KX800 Macro Twin Flash

Back in April, the Chinese camera gear maker Venus announced its new KX800 macro twin flash, which looks like an external flash unit with three …

What Killed The Infographic?

If you’ve seen fewer experimental data visualizations lately, it’s only because the medium has grown up and gotten a job.<p>A few years ago, the Internet was awash in groundbreaking data visualizations. There was Aaron Koblin’s deeply influential map of flight patterns around the U.S. Periscopic’s …

Handmade Kraft Paper Animations by Nancy Liang | Colossal

<p>From time to time we love to stop and marvel at the mathematical wizardry of artists and designers who make GIFs with code, but Sydney-based …

Colourless scenes whizz past during music video for The Road

<b>Music:</b> director Julien Lassort's animation to accompany ALB's track The Road depicts a metaphorical journey through life using simple black and white …

A Black and Blue Life: A Coal Miner Becomes a Photographer of Exquisite Waves and Seascapes | Colossal

<p>Australian photographer Ray Collins first picked up a camera in 2007 and used it to photograph his friends surfing around his home after long shifts …

The ‘Analog Memory Desk’ Has a Built-in Scrolling Paper Surface for Recording 1,100 Yards of Sketches and Ideas | Colossal

<p>Driven by an obsession of how people record and recall memories, MCAD student Kirsten Camara designed the Analog Memory Desk, what could be the …

Sketching