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The Album Cover Photos in This Video Are Not What They Seem

The band Guster recently released this video version of their entire album <i>Evermotion</i>. Upon first glance, it may look like a 38-minute video with …

Fred Herzog

Leica Liker is excited to introduce our # 3 guest, John Goldsmith, an American street photographer, now living in Vancouver, Canada.<p>John came to us …

Shooting the Streets of SF with Photographer Travis Jensen

Here’s a 4.5-minute profile of street photographer Travis Jensen, a man who documents life on the sidewalks of San Francisco. It’s a look at how …

Belly of the Beast: A Inspiring Profile of Analog Street Photographer Markus Andersen

Here’s a nice dose of inspiration: above is a beautiful 16-minute mini-documentary that looks at the work of Sydney-based street photographer Markus …

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

How Famous Street Photographers Got Over Their Fear of Shooting on the Street

© Eric Kim. Used with permission.<p><b>All photographs are copyrighted and used with permission.</b><p>Street photography isn’t the easiest discipline. The idea …

Street Photography

Shotguns, sundaes and segregation: Stunning photos of families in 1950s Alabama offer poignant look at life during civil-rights era

A stunning set of photographs taken by famed African-American photographer Gordon Parks during segregation in the 1950s are set to go on display …

Black History

Garry Winogrand: Behind the Legend - Photographs by Garry Winogrand | LensCulture

<i>I photograph to find out what something will look like photographed.</i><p><i>For me the true business of photography is to capture a bit of reality (whatever that is) on film…if, later, the reality means something to someone else, so much the better.</i><p>—Garry Winogrand<p>Since the exhibition “Garry Winogrand” …

How the 'Leica Freedom Train' Saved Hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust

From 1920-1956, Ernst Leitz II was the head of Leica Camera, but perhaps his most impressive achievement took place from 1933-1939 when Leitz and his …

Toronto Gallery Buys the Entire Collection of Vivian Maier Negatives Owned by Jeffrey Goldstein

Amidst a messy legal battle over copyrights to Vivian Maier’s now famous work, a gallery in Toronto has acquired the entire collection of negatives …

Garry Winogrand Retrospective at the Met (PHOTOS)

Gallery<p>From New York City to Los Angeles and many stops in between, photographer Garry Winogrand blurred the lines between chaos and beauty.<p>06.27.14 …

New Film Profiles NYC's Greatest Street Photographers

Being a street photographer is a bit like conducting a drunk symphony: You must make order of chaos. Only a few photographers do it well, and many of …

Sometimes all it takes is a simple prop to make a photo series infinitely more interesting. Portuguese photographer Rui Calçada Bastos attached a mirror to one side of a briefcase and captured these...

Sometimes all it takes is a simple prop to make a photo series infinitely more interesting.<p>Portuguese photographer Rui Calçada Bastos attached a …

For whatever reason, when you combine meticulously arranged items and photography, you get some really compelling images. Photographer Emily Blincoe has become a master of the art. On her site, Emily...

For whatever reason, when you combine meticulously arranged items and photography, you get some really compelling images.<p>Photographer Emily Blincoe …

Robert Frank Will Have Exhibition Prints Torn to Shreds After Pop-Up Show in Halifax

We’re not sure what it is about destroying one’s own work, but it seems Robert Frank, the photographer behind the iconic photobook <i>The Americans</i>, will …

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

Inside China’s Dwarf Empire

The Dwarf Empire – or, to give it its full name, The World Eco Garden of Butterflies and the Dwarf Empire – is situated in the mountains of southern China near the new city of Kunming. Created in 2009, it is a tourist attraction boasting two daily performances by 100 dwarves, who live and work in …

Simple Trick Allows You to Transfer Images Onto Wood Using Only an Inkjet Printer

In what is one of the coolest photography hacks I’ve seen in a while, Steve Ramsey from Woodworking for Mere Mortals shows you how to easily create a …

Call for Submissions: Photos of Suburbia (Sponsored by Squarespace)

Oh, the suburbs—bright, shiny cookie cutter homes and landscaped lawns; gated communities on the outskirts of town. Depending on who you talk to, …

Free Pricing Guides Help Budding Photogs Navigate the Business Side of the Industry

One of the challenges if you’re just now carving out your niche in this crazy world of professional photography is figuring out how to price your …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

I Will Not…: Humorous Photos that Capture Modern Vices in an Age-Old Way

From Los Angeles based photographer Jamie Johnson comes a unique series of photographs that juxtapose the past and the present in a fascinating way: …

The Church of Good Shepherd Tilt-shift

Frank Horvat's best shot: the seedy side of 1950s Paris

In 1956, a New York agency asked me to do a sexy story for a US "men's magazine" about the nightlife of Paris, where I was living. I was 28 and had little money, so was glad to accept. I headed for Place Pigalle and asked nightclub doormen if they would let me in to photograph the girls in their …

Leica M-E - why it's worth the money

"How much?" was the response I got when I admitted what my new Leica M-E camera set me back. Since then I've tried to dodge the question – "Oh look, a hoopoe bird"; "Anyone for coffee?" – or fudge it: "Well, I sold a lot of kit and used a tax rebate which paid off most of it." But I've been gulping …