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Comedy Pet Photography Awards open for entries

Looking to kickstart your pet's career as an internet sensation? The organizers behind the Comedy Wildlife Awards have a new competition that's a …

Pets

Mesmerizing photos of abandoned structures - CNN Style

Written by Tiffany Ap, CNN<p>The derelict is not the first thing that most people would choose to study, but neglected and rotting structures are photographer Brian Precious Decay's specialty.<p>A 40-year old executive at a transport company by day, he visits abandoned buildings in his spare time -- from …

Focusing Tilt Shift Lenses - Luminous Landscape

This article is published coincident with this site’s May, 2008 report on the new Nikon 24mm PC-E lens. It is intended to provide a more in-depth …

7 Reasons Why ACES Color Science Is Changing the Grade

The technology and engineering behind ACES, the open-source Academy Color Encoding System, may be complex but the idea is simple: bring footage from …

How Don Cheadle Became Miles Davis

The Oscar-nominated actor opens up about his thrilling new film, Miles Ahead, in theaters April 1, and why he doesn’t give a shit about the Oscars. …

Hollywood’s Most Glamorous Mid-Century Modern Homes Photographed Decades Later

Since her days studying architecture in Berlin in the 1990s, German-born photographer Stephanie Kloss has held a soft spot for the mid-century …

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, …

Window Paine

To Get Better at Lighting, See Light Through the Eyes of a Cinematographer

Almost everything I do as a photographer comes back to this challenge: seeing light as a cinematographer would on set. I was recently reminded of …

Cinematography

The Masterful Duo of Balthazar Korab and Eero Saarinen

A Hungarian photographer and Finnish architect made midcentury America look its best.<p>Standing face-to-face with an Eero Saarinen structure, it’s hard to feel anything but awe. For those who haven’t had the pleasure, there’s always the photography of Balthazar Korab.<p>Although Korab documented the …

A hillside home in the suburbs of Washington D.C.

WhippleRussell Architects have recently completed Walker Road, a three-storey home in the Great Falls area of Virginia, a suburb of Washington …

Do This 52 Week Photography Challenge to Improve Your Skills in 2016

If you’re looking to get better at photography in 2016, one great option is to do a 52-week photography challenge that forces you to complete regular …

Photography

3 Tips for Finding Smaller Scenes

I recently returned from co-leading an enthusiastic group of photographers in Iceland, one of my favorite places for photography. Although Iceland is …

Landscape Photography

Build a DIY Lightbox Using a $10 IKEA Lack Side Table

Photographer Jack Watney wanted a lightbox for years, but he lives in a small apartment and doesn’t have space to store a large, dedicated lightbox. …

Photography

Through The Lens: The Making of "Jurassic Monkeys"

Monkey Creek, New Zealand. f/11, 1/2 sec, ISO64, 23 mm<p>In April of 2015 when I was photographing the sunrise at Monkey Creek in Fiordland National …

Landscape Photography with a Long Lens

When we think about landscape photography, we naturally think about wide angle lenses or perhaps a macro lens. Long lenses are typically used for …

The Moon Passing in Front of the Earth, As Seen from 1 Million Miles Away

Last month, NASA shared the first full photo of Earth captured with its new DSCOVR camera that’s floating 1 million miles away. Today it released …

Earth

Photographer Turns Mundane Water Droplets into Works of Art

Water droplets can be annoying for most people, but for a tiny fraction of individuals out there, they can be a source creative fulfillment. People …

Adobe Introduces ‘Dehaze’ Feature in Lightroom and Photoshop CC

I just downloaded and installed the latest version of Adobe Lightroom CC, which includes a feature that might be very useful in a number of …

THE SHOT: The Ouzoud Waterfalls

When you visit a remote location, as we often do in our pursuit of wilderness and landscape images, you never know what to expect. The waterfalls of Ouzoud, Morocco, a small town in the middle of nowhere, were no different. We typically rent a car when traveling for photography, but this time …

Photographer Captures the ISS Flying Across the Face of the Moon

Amateur photographer Dylan O’Donnell recently captured this beautiful photograph of the International Space Station flying across the face of the …

Photography

How To: A Primer on Reducing Noise in Photos Using Adobe Lightroom

Nothing can be more frustrating than taking a beautiful photograph only to later find out that it is riddled with digital noise. While digital image …

Seriously Clever Travel Tips for Photographers

If you’re about to head out on an epic travel photography adventure, or even a short little vacation, no matter where you go there are amazing …

The Dark Side of the Spoon: What Astronauts Eat in Space

Listen up folks, this is important. You know astronaut ice cream? That hard, crumbly freeze-dried mystery sweet in the guise of a Neapolitan? <i>Astronauts don't actually eat it</i>. I know, I was shocked too. In fact, it's only even been in space once—back in the 1960s, when an astronaut requested ice …

Space Exploration

A Day in the Life of a Service Technician at Sigma’s Aizu Lens Factory

Since 2013, Sigma has been releasing an annual short film that shows how its highly regarded lenses are manufactured in the company’s only factory …

Short Films

7 Secret Settings In Your Camera Menu That Give Your Images The WOW Factor

*PHOTOGRAPHERS* Crack The Code And Take Stunning Photos With 7 Hidden Settings<p>I don’t know if I would necessary call these settings super-secret but …