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Shooting the ‘World’s Hottest Kiss’ with Pouring Rain and Flowing Lava

A few years ago, husband and wife photographers Ed and Dallas Nagata White captured the Internet’s imagination with a spectacular photo of a …

A Simple Explanation of How Crop Factor Works

If you’re just starting out in photography, you may be confused with the term “crop factor” that’s thrown around when talking about cameras and …

Photography

8 Things to Avoid in Your Photographer’s Bio

The photographer’s biography – it’s your window to the world. Your opportunity to reveal the person behind the camera, to impress the world with your …

Photography

How to Prepare and Sell Your Camera Gear

Some photographers sadly suffer from a mild hoarding syndrome. In other words, they get overly sentimental about their gear. At the other end of the …

Selling

These Animations Show How CMOS and CCD Sensors Work and How They Differ

Want to see how CMOS and CCD image sensors work and how they differ from each other? Photographer and animator Raymond Sirí created a couple of …

This Step-by-Step Teardown of the Nikon D80 Shows You What’s Inside a DSLR

After having his ex-girlfriend stab his Nikon D80 to death using a screwdriver and a pair of pliers, Jon of Prime Studios decided to “take lemons and …

Nikon D-series

Photographer Wants to End Discrimination Against High-End Camera Gear

Photographer Jason Lanier is on a mission to end “discrimination against photographers.” He just posted the video above showing two encounters he …

More Murmurings of a Full Frame Mirrorless Camera by Nikon

If the latest rumblings in the rumor mill are accurate, then Nikon is currently working on a full frame mirrorless camera. And it may be pretty far …

Cameras

A Collection of 30 Awesome Photography Links

Another terrific week in the world of photography has just passed us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been very active online searching for links …

Manfrotto’s Digital Director Turns Your iPad Into a Massive Viewfinder and Remote

Yesterday as NAB kicked off in Las Vegas, Manfrotto announced the arrival of Digital Director, a new system which will essentially turn an iPad into …

Reversed Lenses: How to Shoot Macro Photography on a Budget

Macro photography gives you the opportunity to explore new and exciting worlds on your doorstep. It’s amazing seeing something for the first time, …

Cameras

Hypnotic Abstract Photographs Make Buildings Look Like Optical Illusions

Photographer <b>Nikola Olic</b>'s architectural photographs focus in on the structural elements of buildings and expose the intricacy of design without ever showing a structure's contour. In Olic's world, looking closely at a city's architectural landscape literally means zooming in on her lens, so much so …

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …

Photo London 2015: Editors’ Preview - Photographs will be exhibited at the 2015 Photo London | LensCulture

<i>Photography is the only medium whose history is a continuous boom. It continues to expand into new fields and take them over.</i><p>—Francis Hodgson, <i>Financial Times</i><p>An all-new world-class photography fair opens this May — Photo London. Centrally located at the grand Somerset House on the Thames, Photo …

England

Photos of New York City Shot from As High as 7,500 Feet Above

Unless you are from another planet, everyone knows of The Big Apple. But who exactly is this artist who recently captured some of the most amazing …

The rise of vinyl and why records sound ‘warm’

In 2014, it’s safe to say, the major Canadian music labels will release more music on vinyl than they have since the heyday of the format more than …

The Beauty of Sound

“We can’t see or feel sound, yet we know it’s there,” notes NYC-based conceptual artist <b>Erica Sellers 12 ID</b> in speaking about her most recent …

Spy Device? One-Way Sound Machine Created

Scientists have created a one-way sound machine.<p>The device, called an acoustic circulator, breaks the fundamental principle that sound, and other …

Our Perception of Taste: What’s Sound Got to Do with It?

My first love as a speech-language pathologist is pediatric feeding. I spend lots of time talking to little kids about “carrot crunchies” and …

What Does Sound Look Like? | SKUNK BEAR

YouTube

The Coolest Things Sound Waves Do

Extracting audio from visual information

Researchers at MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe have developed an algorithm that can reconstruct an audio signal by analyzing minute vibrations of objects …

Waves

The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.<p>There is no sound in space. Sound is produced by the vibration of molecules; any time something moves, it causes a corresponding vibration in its medium -- whether water or …

Space

Julot Bandit Photography

In black and white or colors, French photographer Julot Bandit realizes portraits for fashion, magazines, the advertising and musical worlds In his …

Photo Series 'Amazing Worlds within Our World' Featuring Everyday Objects

Macro photography always has the power to open-up new worlds to us. Photographer Pyanek did exactly this as he shot photographs of everyday, mundane …

Macro Photography

Beehive Picture Hangers May Revolutionize the Way We Hang Frames on Walls

Hanging a picture frame up on a wall often isn’t the simplest of tasks, at least if you’re a perfectionist, but a new product has arrived to change …