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This Woodland Design Farm Actually Grows Furniture

British tree farmer, artist and designer Gavin Munro talks about the art of “zen 3D printing” with wood.<p>For the last decade, Gavin Munro has been figuring out the perfect way to grow wooden furniture and art like patterned lamps, chairs and tables. More recently, this British tree farmer, artist …

The Seed of Buddha Meditation

November 26th, 2016 By Ethan Indigo Smith Contributing writer for Wake Up World One of my favorite meditations is extracted from Buddhist lessons, …

Using Channels to Selectively Edit Your Photos

Have you ever wondered what that obscure tab called “Channels” in Photoshop does? You know, the one with black and white layers of your photograph …

Silver Efex Pro 2 vs Adobe Lightroom - Black and White Photography

<b>Why Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 Beats Lightroom</b><p>Many photographers have been tempted to a closer look at the <b>Nik Collection</b> by <b>Google</b>, but may still not have …

Stunning Chinese country retreat is built into the foot of a mountain

Extensive glazing frames the surrounding nature<p>Plenty of homes attempt to bring the outdoors in, or at least try to create a seamless transition between the inside and out, whether that’s through completely glazed walls or open patios or by literally incorporating a site’s topography into the plan …

Architecture

The Olympus Pen F Complete Review – A camera with personality

There is one thing I’ve always appreciated about Olympus cameras: they rarely leave you feeling indifferent. It’s not necessarily due … Continue …

The Olympus M. Zuiko 17mm f

35mm is perhaps the most versatile focal length in photography. In what seems like a perfect compromise, it is wide enough to include plenty of the …

Best Urban Photos / London Photography

Watch This: A New York Times Reporter Discovers the Photographer Behind a Bag of Discarded Kodachrome Slides

Earlier this year Deborah Acosta, a reporter with The New York Times, was walking around the city when she discovered a massive bag of trash filled …

6 Photographers on Flipboard Dish on How to Improve Your Photography

TL;DR: wanna be a better photographer? The simple answer is: shoot every single day, study the work of other photographers, and try your darndest to find something new to say in your work. The other, slightly more complicated answer is: everyone has and should have a different approach to improving …

Dave Heath, Photographer of Isolation, Dies at 85

Dave Heath, a photographer whose images expressing his sense of urban isolation and a yearning for personal connection won a fervent group of admirers despite his many years of public obscurity, died on Monday, his 85th birthday, in Toronto.<p>Cara Heitmann, a friend of more than 25 years and executor …

Lessons from a Passport

Find Your Beginning<p>For us it was plane tickets and passports. I knew I had to see more. To share. To learn. To be.<p>The idea of making the road our …

The FujiFilm X100 and the Lee Seven5 System

I am a massive fan of long exposure photography and the only issue I have ever faced with my X100/X100s was the challenge of capturing long exposure …

4V Design Wrist Strap Review – The Ergo and Watch

A few months ago we shared our review of the 4V Design Lusso, a hand-made leather strap produced in Italy … Continue reading 4V Design Wrist Strap …

Hyperfocal Focusing

When should you use hyperfocal focusing? Well, sometimes when shooting a landscape, you want everything sharp from the front to the back of the …

10 most Influential Active Street Photographers

<i>Update</i><p><i>After quite a few suggestions from you, the StreetHunters.net Readers, we added an extra section at the bottom of the post called “Influential</i> …

7 Things I Learned from My Portfolio Review

Last weekend I went to the small city of Ballarat in Australia for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. I took a portfolio of prints of my most …

7 features most people don't know exist in Instagram

The app is designed simply and is optimised for social connections, displaying all the posts from people you follow in reverse-chronological order.<p>It's easy to figure out the basics like cropping a photo or choosing a filter to make it look better.<p>But while the app's interface is simple to use, …

Light Appears to Drip from Trees in these Long-Exposure Photos by Vitor Schietti | Colossal

<p>For his series of experimental photography titled <i>Impermanent Sculptures</i>, photographer Vitor Schietti worked with fireworks and long-exposure …

Slide Camera Wrist Strap . Classic

What we're made of<p>Our leathergoods, clothing and footwear are all made in Italy from locally sourced Italian and European materials. We’ve spent the …

Sony's new RX1R II might be the ultimate pocket-sized camera

Sony just announced the RX1R mark II at a small event in New York City. It's the newest camera in the company's RX1 line of compact full-frame sensor cameras, and the first update since the RX1R was released in 2013. And after a brief, early look at it, it's even more impressive than its …

The Sony RX1RII 1st Look. Beautiful.

How to Photograph Stars: Camera Settings & Setup

Photographing stars can be very difficult to master due to long exposure times and the limitations of some digital cameras. However, the easy to …

Landscape Photography

DIY: Making a Simple but Elegant Leather Hand Strap for a DSLR

I recently went to great lengths to solve a simple problem. I have a Manfrotto monopod that requires a little screw to attach my camera to the …

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

How Photographer Sally Mann Found the Light

America’s famous photographer of the Deep South and of family life looks back in a funny, profound, poetic new memoir.<p>The photographer Sally Mann has …

Books

How to Create Duotones and Split Tones in Lightroom

Before we go anywhere, we should discuss exactly what a duotone is. It has its genesis in the printing world where, to save on color printing costs, …

America Is Ready for Gay Marriage

As the Supreme Court hears arguments for legalizing same-sex unions nationally, shifting public opinion could convince the justices to act.<p>Gay marriage is now legal in 37 states. Eighteen states have legalized it in the past six months alone. Meanwhile, public support continues to increase, with 61 …

LGBTQI

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One Camera, One Lens, and 20 Presidential Candidates

After 27 years of shooting daily photo assignments I had found myself at a crossroads in my photojournalism career. At that point I had spent 20 …