Rob Jamieson

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Sensors and Sensibility : The Leica M (246) Monochrom

What if Jane Austin had the opportunity to test and compare Leica's new Type 246 M Monochrom camera against both the existing Monochrom and the M …

How to Color Your Photos Using the HSL Tool in Lightroom

Today, it’s becoming increasingly harder for your style as a photographer to become recognized. Of course, there are prolific photographers such as …

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The fallacy of Trump’s “send in the Feds” fix for Chicago

Trump wants to do something about Chicago gun violence. But experts say his likely approach would make things worse.<p>The Facebook Live video, recorded on Tuesday, opened with what looked like a happy family enjoying a car ride, singing along to a song by rapper Chief Keef as it played on the …

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Hanging Out With a Pro Video Game Speedrunner Defending a World Title

Some game streamers become huge celebrities, but thousands more make a modest living in semi-obscurity. My brother is one of the latter, and his day-to-day is pretty stressful.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i><p>My little brother, Lucas "Bawkbasoup" Thompson, is a professional video game …

111 Portrait Looks with Different Lights and Modifiers

German photographer Michael Quack has created a helpful resource for photographers getting started with portrait lighting equipment. It’s a look at …

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Multilayered Urban Photography by Grant Legassick

<b>Grant Legassick</b> is a talented South African photographer and artist, who currently lives and works between Cape Town and London. He studied Graphic …

A Gripping Tale of Cop Corruption in Chicago

Why did this sprawling story of public misdeeds and graft go unreported?<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>Imagine “The Wire,” “Serpico,” “Prince of the City” and “The Shield” rolled into one. It's why Hollywood producers should read “The Code of Silence” and give Chicago …

Setting Up an Outdoor Photography Studio on a Small Budget

For a long time as a photographer, I did not have access to a studio nor did I have the necessary lights to help create a studio setup indoors. And …

How Dodging and Burning in Lightroom Will Save Your Life

If this dramatic title wasn’t enough to draw your attention, our special guest appearance in this post will definitely do the trick. Just under a …

Mad Men The Party’s Over

When AMC contacted us to generate concepts for Mad Men's final season, it was like a shot of "energy serum." We were asked to create a promo that was …

Finally! The BEST way to sharpen your images!

Sharpening. A subject that has potentially endless possibilities when it comes to how it can be done, high pass, unsharp mask, sharpening etc are the …

Luminous Photos Capture Timeless New York City Landmarks at Night

When we refer to New York as the city that never sleeps, we’re often thinking of the energetic streets filled with urbanites who work and revel at all hours of the day and night. But photographer Franck Bohbot presents Manhattan’s street corners and storefronts as symbolic portraits of the …

Photographer's Contact Sheets.

A contact sheet is the visual diary of a photographer. See their hits their misses and view the world though their eyes. I find it fascinating to …

Read This Slick Sci-Fi Noir Short Featuring 'Popular Science'

Paolo Bacigalupi's "Mika Model" also includes a mystery fembot, but we know what's really important here<p>"Mika Model," the latest short story from famed science fiction author Paolo Bacigalupi, was published at <i>Slate</i> today. It starts like a noir, with a dame approaching a detective. But this is …

The making of Cosmic Encounter, the greatest boardgame in the galaxy

Midway through my conversation with the creators of Cosmic Encounter, the boardgame in which colourful aliens attempt to colonise each other's …

The Mystery of the Maltese Falcon, One of the Most Valuable Movie Props in History

A statuette from the John Huston–Humphrey Bogart classic The Maltese Falcon is one of the most recognizable, and sought-after, pieces of movie memorabilia in history. In fact, Steve Wynn paid $4.1 million for it. But was it the genuine article? Bryan Burrough tracks down a flock of Falcons, with …

The best of the Long Read in 2015

The Long Read published 144 pieces in 2015 – our first full year. (If you’re counting at home, that’s about 800,000 words, or roughly the length of the first five Harry Potter novels.) It wasn’t easy to choose 15 favourites, but here they are – perfect reading for your holiday week, arranged in …

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Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits

All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is …

How the Mad Men lost the plot | Financial Times

Even admen have souls, and some of them are enduring dark nights. Jeff Goodby is co-chairman of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, a San Francisco …

Parabo Press Wants To Make Fine Art Prints More Accessible To Photographers With Affordable Printing Alternatives

Want to cover your walls in art, but the cost of actually doing so slowing the process down? The fine folks from Parabo Press (part of the trusted …

7 Single Flash Portraits Techniques That You Can Apply Right Now

Almost all the photographers I know have at least <i>one speedlight.</i> They use for their cameras hotshoe, if for nothing else. But what if you want to dub …

How to get the new “Dehaze” slider on a brush

Before we get into this, just a heads up: this isn’t a hidden feature — it’s a workaround for people who have Lightroom and Photoshop, but at least …

Using The Brenizer Method In Studio To Emulate Striking Larger Format Portraits

I don’t think anyone would begrudge me for saying that one of the most disheartening and frustrating things about photography is seeing images you …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

The Inspiring Story Behind the Iconic Baltimore Riots TIME Cover Photo

When protests and riots erupted in Baltimore earlier this year after the death of Freddie Gray, 27-year-old photographer Devin Allen began capturing …

How to Capture Beautifully-Lit Wedding Ring Photos with a Cheap LED Light

Wedding photographer Paul Keppel created this helpful 3-minute video tutorial on how he goes about shooting consistent wedding ring photos using a …

Hiroshima

I—A Noiseless Flash<p>At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on August 6, 1945, Japanese time, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the East Asia Tin Works, had just sat down at her place in the plant …

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …