Jonathon Ryan

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Meditative Long Island Seascapes Photographed by Adriana Echavarria-Eisenhower (Spotlight)

The ocean has long been calling to Colombian-born, New York-based photographer Adriana Echavarria-Eisenhower. Her meditative and serene seascapes are …

These Incredible Aerial Photos of Volcanic Rivers in Iceland Look Like Paintings

It may be hard to believe at first, but the photographs in this post are just that: photographs. Though they might look like beautiful abstract …

Moody Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights

Every time we get in the car, we might take it for granted but the traffic light provides an invaluable role in ensuring road safety. Traffic lights, …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

Colourful past: Saul Leiter - in pictures

Photographer Saul Leiter has died in New York at the age of 89. Leiter was born in Pittsburgh in 1923 and moved to New York to become a painter. He worked for a number of magazines and was known for his quiet street scenes, which were, unusually for the time, often shot in colour

Modern Corporate Headshot Photography Methods

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “corporate headshots”? If you’re like photographer Aaron Nace, you think of words like boring, …

Photography

Astonishing Photography Series Entitled ‘Sea Change’ Shows Disappearing Shorelines

Global warming and climate change have both been subjects that have stirred passionate debates from opposing sides of the argument. There is growing …

Climate Change

Alexander Harding: Visible Light

<i>This week we are sharing work submitted to Lenscratch…</i><p>Continuing the submissions today, we feature the playful images of Alexander Harding. All …

Traditional Cityscapes Imagined Through Geometric Lines and Shapes

Dennis Duinker sees a lot of lines. In his mind’s eye that is. His cityscape and skyline images are all enhanced by lines that extend from unseen …

Shutter Speed

The Possibilities of Using One Large Light Source for Studio Portrait Photography

In the spirit of keeping it simple, one-strobe setups are many portrait photographer’s default when it comes to studio lighting. The best thing about …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Amazing Halo Phenomenon Photographed over Finland

The Northern Lights are the envy of many after-dark photographers who haven’t yet caught sight of them. They make for beautiful, other-worldly …

Photos

Zooids: Faces of tiny warriors - in pictures

Fine art macro photographer Aaron Ansarov has been capturing the beauty of hundreds of portuguese man o' war to seek to change our perception of a creature that is normally seen as a threat and a nuisance.

Hidden beauty of the portuguese man o' war

Most people steer clear if they see a portuguese man o'war. Not Aaron Ansarov. Swinging a coolbox that most beachgoers would have packed with drinks, Ansarov's wife and fellow photographer Anna sets forth with thick protective gloves to pick up live specimens from the sand before Ansarov plops them …

The Filter Photo Festival: From Both Sides of the Table

The Filter Photo Festival , which takes place in Chicago each September, was particularly special for me for several reasons. I am a big fan of this …

It’s Here: The 2013 Survey on What Buyers Want From Photographers

PhotoShelter and Agency Access have joined forces yet again and are happy to present, for the third year in a row, the 2013 Survey: What Buyers Want …

Reflectors: Your Secret Weapon for Amazing Portrait Photography

There is no doubt that using natural light in portrait photography can get you the best results. However sometimes, as you all probably know, natural …

The Tony Blair 'selfie' Photo Op will have a place in history

Art could not stop the war in Iraq but this photomontage – now on show at the Imperial War Museum North – can influence how that war is remembered<p>Tony Blair grins for his photograph as he holds up his smartphone to take a selfie. He's delighted with himself and what he's done. Behind him, black …

Water: Amazing Aquatic Landscapes Shot from the Air by Edward Burtynsky

Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky classifies the predominant theme of his work as “nature transformed through industry.” And his fantastic …

Going, Going, Going Viral, Part 1

image by Carli Davidson<p>As someone who shares the work of a different photographer every day, I often make an effort to choose projects that might not …

A window on weird: step inside the Unseen Photo fair in Amsterdam

Housed in a disused gas works in Amsterdam, the Unseen Photo fair is the hip younger sibling of Paris Photo. Now in its second year, it comprised two big buildings full of galleries touting their wares, plus a book market showing the state of independent publishing and the growth of what the …

Julian Germain's best photograph: Charlie in his kitchen stirring the gravy

One weekend in 1992 I was on my way to take photographs at a football match in Portsmouth, when a brightly painted yellow and orange house caught my eye. I went to have a closer look, and noticed there were things for sale in the window – plants and shells and other bits and bobs picked up from the …

Mesmerizing Night Sky Photography of the Australian Outback

When viewing the breathtaking images of <i>Startrails</i>, it is a bit difficult to reconcile the pictures with the fact that Lincoln Harrison has been …

Garry Fabian Miller: Sea Horizons – in pictures

Sections of England: The Sea Horizon is a series of photographs made in 1976 and 1977 by Garry Fabian Miller, capturing the dark and strange serenity of the sea and sky. A new show presents the pictures alongside new, camera-less horizons – entitled Middle Place and Voyage – which the artist …

Enfojer: An Analog Darkroom for Printing Your Digital Smartphone Photos

Enfojer is a new darkroom kit that mixes age-old analog photography processes with digital smartphone photography. It’s a simple and portable …

Photo Series: Art of Farmland, A Journey into Abstract Realism

When you hear the word, “farmlands”, I’m quite certain you won’t picture these images in your head. In these beautiful, if not ethereal landscape …

Photography

Adobe Answers Photographers’ Uproar with Low Cost Bundle

Back in May, Adobe made the decision to end perpetual licensing on some of its software (most notably Photoshop), forcing many users to convert to …

Tutorials

Swiss Photographer Combines Art and Science

Science and art seem to be polar opposites. Art appeals to the emotions. A fine art photograph, for example, is made to elicit strong feeling. …

Art

Fuji is Using 3D Printing and Scanning to Create Near-Flawless Van Gogh Replicas

For those art enthusiasts who just don’t have the millions of dollars required to purchase their own original Van Gogh painting, Fujifilm has a …

Courtney Johnson – Light Lure

Courtney Johnson will open an exhibition, <i>Light Lure</i>, at the Candela Gallery in Richmond, Virginia on September 6th running through October 19th, …

Wistful Photos of Nature Captured Against the Radiance of Evening Light

Polish photographer Emerald Wake captures the radiance of evening light as she explores nature’s grasslands with her camera. Her macro photography is …

Photography