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Instagram Will Soon Let Clients Book You Right Inside the App

Instagram may soon become a solid revenue stream for talented photographers. The app’s head of business, James Quarles, has confirmed that Instagram …

Instagram

“Flatland II” by Photographer Aydin Büyüktas

Another batch of incredible photo manipulations by Turkish photographer and artist Aydin Büyüktas. Stitching together arial drone shots from around …

Photography

MD Models

‘Shazam for art’ app Smartify aims to educate visitors and art galleries alike

Shazam is one of my favorite apps. If I’m in a coffee shop or bar and hear a track I like, I can instantly find out what it is and check out the artist later on Apple Music. Smartify aims to do the same job for art, aiming to educate art gallery visitors and gallery owners alike, reports <i>New</i> …

Apps

I Built Myself a Simple and Thrifty 4×5 Camera

My name is Richard Evans, and I recently built myself a 4×5 camera. Here’s a look at the camera and what I did.<p>On the front of the camera, shown …

Cameras

Fotodiox launches soda-can sized LED lights with Fresnel focusing

Accessory manufacturer Fotodiox has introduced a battery-powered LED lighting head that uses a Fresnel lens to create a focusing spot function – and …

DSLR Cameras

Meyer Optik launches Kickstarter campaign to fund third Trioplan lens – the 35+

German lens manufacturer Meyer Optik Gorlitz intends to produce the ‘last chapter’ of its ‘Trioplan Trilogy’ if it gets enough funding from its …

Cameras

Lightroom Mobile update brings Raw HDR capture mode

Adobe today released an update for its Lightroom Mobile app for both iOS and Android that comes with an HDR feature that makes use of the Raw capture …

Cameras

Adobe Camera Raw 9.9 launches with new camera and lens profile support

Adobe has announced the release of Camera Raw 9.9 for Creative Cloud subscribers, adding expanded lens profile and camera raw support. In addition to …

Cameras

A Homemade Multipoint Pinhole Camera Made from 32,000 Drinking Straws

Using 32,000 black drinking straws, collaborators Michael (Mick) Farrell and Cliff Haynes created the Straw Camera, a homemade camera they began …

Photography

Snapchat Spectacles are Finally Available to Buy Online

It’s probably nowhere near the top of your photo gear wish list, but one of the “coolest” and most “in-demand” cameras in the world is finally …

Photography

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year: winning photos announced

1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>6<p>7<p>8<p>9<p>…<p>15<p>2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year<p>'Dancing Octopus' Gabriel Barathieu/UPY 2017<p>The winners of the 2017 Underwater Photographer of …

Photography

How to eat: porridge

This month, How to Eat is wading into the quagmire that is porridge. Must the oats be pinhead? Is a wooden bowl essential? And are bacon, eggs and cacao nibs really acceptable toppings?<p>Porridge is a subject about which seemingly every detail is mired in controversy. Take, for instance, its origin …

Foodies

Pope appears to back anti-Trump protests in letter condemning populism

Pontiff tells activists he supports their fight against ‘gutting of democracies’ in letter that appears to take aim at US president<p>Pope Francis has offered his unequivocal support to grassroots organisers and activists who are fighting for social justice, migrants, and environmentalism, saying he …

Pope Francis

These Fujifilm Monochrome Cameras Are $4,800+ Cheaper Than Leica’s

The Leica M Monochrom is special in the Leica lineup due to the fact that it lacks a color filter, which improves image quality and restricts the …

Cameras

How to Create the Perfect Core77 Design Awards Entry

Receiving an Honor in the Core77 Design Awards takes a little more than just an exceptional design project- it requires turning that exceptional …

Core77 / Design Awards

Petrula Vrontikis is a leading influence in graphic design. Her current work includes research, writing, consulting, creating brand communication …

Education

An Amazing Split View of the Milky Way as If Photographed from Beneath a Frigid German River

Last October, photographer Johannes Holzer braved the winter cold to setup a series of long-exposure shots along the the Isar, a river in Southern …

The Catalyst - Beer Fermentation Made Easy

The Catalyst Fermentation System is an innovative piece of homebrewing equipment that simplifies the fermentation process, making it easier than ever …

How Suffragists Used Cookbooks As A Recipe For Subversion

In the new Meryl Streep period movie <i>Suffragette</i>, Englishwomen march on the streets, smash shop windows and stage sit-ins to demand the vote. Less well-known is that across the pond, a less cinematic resistance was being staged via that most humble vehicle: the cookbook.<p>Between 1886, when the first …

Recipes

Jollylook is the First Cardboard Folding Instant Film Camera

Jollylook is a new vintage-style folding camera for shooting Fuji Instax Mini instant film. It’s also the first camera of its kind to be made of …

Cameras

Manfrotto Founder Lino Manfrotto Dies at 80

Lino Manfrotto, the photojournalist who founded the eponymous Manfrotto line of tripods and camera accessories, died at his home in Bassano del …

Photography

4 Fun and Creative Smartphone Hacks Photographers Will Appreciate

Need a little creative boost this week? Here’s a short video that shares 4 fun smartphone hacks that might just inspire you to create something …

Photography

Study Finds People Like Taking Selfies but Not Looking at Them

A small study out of Europe is confirming what many of us probably knew intuitively already: while plenty of people love taking their own selfies, …

Selfies

Study: people don't actually like looking at selfies

A couple of weeks ago a Sony-sponsored study found that consumers are ready to embrace selfies as a tool. Now a research paper, published by Sarah …

Psychology

Manfrotto introduces Xume magnetic holder system to make switching filters easier

Accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has launched a new filter suite that features a magnetic adapter and filter holders that it says make fitting and …

Blackmagic Web Presenter makes it easy to use any camera for live webcasting

Have you ever wanted to use your DSLR, mirrorless, or other high quality camera for live video streaming on platforms like Facebook Live, Skype, or …

15 Great Resources to Create Quick and Beautiful Images for Social

Images play a crucial role in the world of social media marketing. You’ve heard it time and time again: a post with visual content will garner more …

Web Design

Which Color is the Hardest to Control?; X

Spectrophotometers are instruments that measure color. Manufacturers use them in every industry where accurate color is important, from paint and …

Photoshop