Mandy Meraz

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Researchers Create Software Capable of Intelligently Averaging Thousands of Photos Into One

Researchers at UC Berkeley have created software that automatically averages hundreds or thousands of similar images to create the pinnacle of …

Flipping Photographs Upside Down Turns Ordinary Portraits into Strange Alien Faces

Self-help author Wayne Dyer once wrote that, “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Photographer Anelia Loubser …

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Panasonic Gives Its GM Series a Boost with the EVF-Toting GM5 and Two New Lenses

The last of Panasonic’s camera announcements from the Photokina floor today is a second member of its super compact GM lineup of system cameras, the …

Compelling Nude Portraits Explore Both Self-Identity and Stereotypes (NSFW)

Bodies. Naked. Words. The image came to Brooklyn-based photographer Lauren Renner during a nap. Her project <i>In Others’ Words</i> features Renner’s …

Flickr Launches 20under20 Award to Shine a Spotlight on 20 Talented Young Photographers

Wanting to recognize some of the most talented young photographers in its community, Flickr today announced 20under20, an annual award that honors 20 …

Tinder for the Fortune 500, Why Dads Love Minecraft and More #Mustreads

Rich, hyper-successful people need dating apps, too. Right?<p>Good morning!<p>Here’s some piping hot content to go down with your morning coffee, brought to you by <b>Re/code</b>:<p>Are you hyper-successful and lonely? Maybe you should try The League, a new invite-only dating app that promises to connect users with …

Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The United States?

A multitude of opinions<p>On August 29, Popular Science published a map of interceptor towers -- surveillance devices that masquerade as cell phone towers to intercept voice and data transmissions from every cell user in an area. 19 of the interceptors were found in the United States in August, and …

Olympus Woos the Pros with Silver E-M1, Major Firmware Update, and New 40-150mm f/2.8 Lens

Olympus wants pros to seriously consider the company’s flagship OM-D E-M1 as their primary shooter, and the new silver version of the powerful …

New Guide: What Photographers Should Know About Insurance

• Basic insurance lingo you should know<br>• Insurance policies to consider as a working photographer<br>• Tips from insurance experts to help you navigate your …

DxOMark Reveals Which Lenses Perform Best on Nikon’s D800E

It’s fairly well-known that, when it comes to capturing images, more important than almost any camera body is the glass being put in front of it. …

Nikon rangefinder cameras

<b>Rangefinder cameras</b><p><b>From left: Nikon S, Nikon M & Nikon I</b><p><b>Introduction</b><p><b>Nikon I</b><p>Looking askance at cameras produced by Canon, Leitz and Contax, Nikon …

10 Habits of Highly Creative People

While creativity will mean different things to different people, I believe there are certain traits that are shared by highly creative people and …

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The Right Autofocus Will Make Your Photography Better

The way I see it, your camera does three things to make a picture: focuses, adjusts brightness, and adjusts color. I know that’s a simplified …

When is Altering Your Image Acceptable? A Debate on Post-processing

Have you ever used Photoshop’s ‘Content Aware Fill’ tool to get rid of some unsightly object in your otherwise perfect image? Have you ever cropped …

Getting Sharper Images - an Understanding of Focus Modes

The longer you shoot, the larger the repertoire of subjects and assignments you photograph becomes. You start off photographing flowers in the …

Tutorial: How to Quickly and Easily Colorize B&W Images in Photoshop Using Curves

This colorization tutorial by IceFlowStudios is actually a couple of years old now, but we only just now stumbled across it and we just had to share. …

Adventure Photog Scott Markewitz on Embracing The Backup Plan

<i>This piece originally appeared in our guide Building Your Outdoor & Adventure Photography Business – for the full article download the guide …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

Stunning Aurora Borealis Photo Looks Like a Dog Jumping Through the Air

Time-lapse photographer Ole Salomonsen once referred to the aurora borealis as the ‘polar spirits,’ and characterized their movements as dancing. …

Fog on the tracks

from flickr user <b>Urban Camper</b><br>Whether this photo is staged or simply a lucky capture, there is nothing more classically railroad than a lone man with a …

How do you photograph the Moon? | Martin Robbins

Photograph: Martin Robbins/Martin J. Robbins<p>The moon is very bright, and easily over-exposed. Photograph: Martin Robbins<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>https://static-secure.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/4/29/1398802296812/43fb6003-001c-4d91-84dd-e6fe71a03889-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Martin …

The Importance of Personal Projects

When I first got into photography, everything was a personal project. A walk in the woods became a wonderland of images popping into my mind, a …

DigitalRev: 5 Tips for Making You Look Like Less of a Tool While Taking Selfies

The week is coming to a close, and if you find yourself in desperate need of a giggle or two, we have just the thing for you: none other than Kai …