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Why Envy Any Other Photographer?

Garden Grove, 2016One of the most toxic feelings that a photographer (or human being) is to feel envy. Apparently envy is a trait that is deeply …

Street Photography

How to Get a ‘Ring of Fire’ Lens Flare in Your Photos

In late 2014, I was given a few pieces of piping — what you might call trash, but which I call the “ring of fire.” It ended up being an incredibly …

48 Mouth-Watering Food Photos That’ll Make Your Day

Food Photography

Photographing the Moon

Darn, I missed the last eclipse of a full moon. Oh well, now I have to wait for the next one. To be sure I don’t miss it the next time, I am arming …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph Steam

Have you ever tried photographing steam, smoke, or vapor and been really disappointed with the lackluster results? The steam just isn’t showing up …

The Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss

Berkeley, 2016Dear friend,Do you ever have that feeling that you are stuck in your photography that you don’t know what direction your work is going, …

Street Photography

A Visual Study of America’s Architectural Landscapes Over 35 Years

<i>Storm, Denver, Colorado, 1984</i><p>Rising from the depths of all great American cities, stand the monolithic skyscrapers and tower blocks that have become …

In Honor of Black History Month, Iconic Images from the Kamoinge Workshop Are Published in New Book

As part of Black History Month, the Steven Kasher Gallery in New York recently held a special retrospective to showcase the images of …

3 Easy Steps to Photograph Glassware with Minimal Gear

Photographing glass objects is always a complicated task because of the reflective surface, and at the same time translucent nature, of this …

Glassware

We left Libya on a Friday night

Project info<p>We left Libya on a Friday night is a project about life inside a male underage refugee camp. The following pictures were taken in Augusta, Sicily (Italy) in the month of September 2014 inside a former school that hosted about 120 male kids who arrived in Sicily between May and September …

Family, Flora and Photos: The Ties That Bind - Interview with Tytia Habing | LensCulture

<i>The bonds we make in life will always have a hold on us. No matter how insulated one might feel from others, we are all inextricably connected and interconnected in some manner or another. Such is the cycle of life.</i><p><i>Tytia Habing has lived a somewhat cyclical life thus far — having been born in rural</i> …

San people of the Kalahari desert

Deserts

15 Valuable Secrets To Success for Travel Photographers

Whether you’re an hobbyist photographer about to embark on a much-needed vacation with your family or an amateur professional photographer preparing …

Landscape Photography

How to Stack Photos for Epic Milky Way Landscapes

If you are willing to get up early or stay up super late, Milky Way season is back in North America! Above is a shot I made on February 14th, 2016, …

The Simplest, Fastest and Most Effective One Light Setup I've Ever Used

Sometimes, getting a sweet lighting setup is a matter of pure luck and this is the case with this setup. I’ll collect setups like tools, so this one …

Lina Skukauskė: The Art of Lifestyle Product Photography

<i>All images by Lina Skukauskė. Used with permission.</i><p>Lina Skukauskė is a Lithuanian lifestyle photographer currently living & working in Munich, …

Canon EF

How to Split-Tone Photos in Lightroom

One of Lightroom’s simplest, most useful post-processing options is the humble split-toning panel. Buried between the HSL and Detail sidebars, …

Tutorials

Between Tides: Portraits of Zanzibar - Photographs and text by Carlos Zaya | LensCulture

This is a story documenting kids playing in the low tides of Nungwi beach in northern Zanzibar.<p>Although it might not look like it at first glance, this work is very personal and offers an indirect reflection on a deeply disturbing incident that occurred to me about one hour after arriving on the …

Basterland

Project info<p>One hundred and one years after the Rehoboth Basters rose up against their German colonizers, the photo series “Basterland“ takes up the task of providing a multifaceted insight into the contemporary life of the ethnic group living in Namibia today.<br>A heterogenous spectrum of images …

Outstanding Color Street Photography Of 1980s New York, By Helen Levitt

“I never had a ‘project.’ I would go out and shoot, follow my eyes—what they noticed, I tried to capture with my camera, for others to see” – Helen …

Street Photography

My Homeless Project

The Astonishing Winners of the 59th Annual World Press Photo Contest

Children went first, then women, fathers, and aged men. There were hundreds of refugees struggling the cross the border from Serbia and into Hungary, …

‘The Great Unreal’ Takes a New Approach to the American Road Trip

When Berlin-based photographers Nico Krebs and Taiyo Onorato embarked on a journey across the United States, they traced not only the physical …

How to Take a Perfect Long Exposure Photograph in 8 Steps

Ethereal atmospheres, smooth water, moving clouds, these are just some of the unique features that make the magical world of long-exposure …

Landscape Photography

2016 World Press Photo Award Winners - Photographs by the winners of the World Press Photo Awards | LensCulture

<i>Obviously we have a lot of photos out there—maybe more than we need—but the great ones will remain and stand out…the power of still photography is very strong…There is a need, bigger than ever, for images.</i><p>—Francis Kohn, chair of the general jury, and photo director of Agence France-Presse<p>The …

Portraits of Young Lovers at Their Most Raw, Intimate Moments

Bucharest-based photographer Natalia Mindru Photomicona isn’t interested in pretty, sugary sweet pictures; within the hustle and bustle of city life, …

Why is Monitor Calibration Important and How to do it

Why you need to calibrate your monitorIf there one thing that’s certain about photos on the internet, it’s that nobody is seeing exactly the same …

Tutorials

In the Suburbs of Paris Lies The Place Time Forgot

Here in the Grands Ensembles of Paris, suggests French photographer Laurent Kronental, the clock slows to a standstill. These curious edifices, …

Human and urban geometry