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Lomographic Color Studies: Nudes

2017-10-13 #culture<p>We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes …

Why Leveling the Horizon in Photos Isn’t Easy

It might seem like one of the simplest parts of photography: leveling your horizon. Most photographers want their horizons to be straight, of course, …

Landscape Photography

Lotus

How to Convert a Photo to B&W in 30s with Photoshop’s Calculations Tool

Have you ever used Photoshop’s Calculations Tool? It allows you to quickly blend two images together with optional blend modes and opacity. This 10 …

How Photoshop is Used to Censor Ads and Album Covers in the Middle East

I admit, the first time I saw these images I though they were fake. Someone probably added their clothes on as a joke. But when I realized the …

Middle East

Visual Engineering is Where Photo Art Meets Technology

In its best form, art can lead major innovations in science and technology. The earliest photographers were more like scientists and chemists than …

Emerging Technology

5 Important Photographers Working with Long Exposure

We have previously discussed the main reason that long-exposure photography is so appealing – because of how it presents the world in front of us, …

Top 5 Essential Photography Tips I Can’t Live Without

These are my big five photography tips which I would take with me to a desert island, the ones I can’t live without. For those who have not had the …

Landscape Photography

What Does the Future Hold for Tanks?

Stealth, lasers, and robots will dominate the battlefield.<p>The tank has dominated battlefields for the last 100 years. Heavily armed and heavily armored, tanks have repeatedly proven themselves the arm of decision on the battlefield, even in the face of repeated challenges from other weapons such as …

Military

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

How to Get Rid Of Back Fat (5 Things You Must Do)

Share this post<p>The interesting thing about losing weight is that you can't just specify one place on your body to melt away fat.<p>It takes a more …

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

The Best Lens for Street Photography

For street photography the choice of cameras and lenses is, simply put, huge. So where do we start? What IS the best lens for street …

Cameras

Rumor: Samyang to Start Making AF Glass Under a New Logo Very Soon

Third-party lenses are on the rise, there’s no denying that. Between Sigma kicking large amounts of booty with its impressive lineup and Tamron …

Why photography matters and how it helped me overcome depression

I kept this post as a draft for months unsure if I should publish it since it discusses things and events that aren’t very easy to share. Just like …

Time I

More than 3,000 people in east Yorkshire city were painted with four shades of blue paint before US artist photographed them<p>They came in their thousands, some walking, some leaning on crutches, others in wheelchairs – but all naked.<p>Before dawn broke on Saturday, 3,200 people gathered in Hull city …

Hull City AFC

In 'Service,' A Celebrated Photographer Turns His Lens On U.S. Troops

As a celebrated portrait photographer, Platon Antoniou (who goes professionally by his first name) is well-known for his close-up depictions of the powerful. He has aimed his camera at the faces of celebrities and world leaders ranging from Vladimir Putin and Moammar Gadhafi to Willie Nelson and …

U.S. Army

The Low-Cost, DIY Romanian Tesla

A half-French, half-Catalan engineer crossed the continent to build an electric car anyone could afford.<p>What do you do if you can't afford a Tesla? You build one yourself. Marc Areny did just that, for only $13,000.<p>In 2011, the half-French, half-Catalan engineer sold his property in France and …

5 Quick Tips for Better Blue Hour Photography

Blue hour is a special time for photographers. The sky turns a different shade of blue, it’s velvety and delicious. It’s easy to take photos during …

Photography

The Australian artist Bill Henson finds vitality and power in ancient Greek treasures from the Hellenic Museum with his new series of photographs, ONEIROI. The items are part of an exhibition called Gods, Myths & Mortals and were lent by the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece. They span 8,000 years of …

Athens

Secret DIY Gun Compartment Hides Behind a Mirror

Gun safes are great for securing firearms, but not so great when you need quick access. This gun compartment doubles as a living room mirror, which hides them in plain sight.<p>Home firearm storage mostly consists of safes and ugly cabinets. This DIY secret gun compartment doubles as a living room …

Living Rooms

Foods to avoid if you’re taking painkillers, antibiotics, cough medicines and other drugs

Well, they are, but for those taking certain medications — these foods, as well as your favourite glass of wine or cup of coffee, may actually …

10 Food Rules For Glowing Skin At Any Age

What you eat can determine, to a large extent, how old you look and how quickly you age. As a practicing plastic surgeon for the past 13 years, I’ve …

The 17 countries with the highest level of government debt

All eyes are back on Greece in April as the country tries to unlock more funds from international creditors to help mend its battered economy.<p>But despite racking up huge amounts of government debt, Greece is not the most indebted country in the world.<p>The World Economic Forum's Global …

Through an Artist’s Lens, Field Biology Takes the Stage

Always fascinated by how science and nature can explain the world to us, Finnish photographer Sanno Kannisto has been spending time in the woods her entire life. As a child she collected insects, frogs, mushrooms, and berries during summers and weekends spent in the countryside with her family. In …

Lives Behind the Waste - Photographs and text by Pasi Orrensalo | LensCulture

<i>This conceptual still life series portrays waste through an unusual and unexpected lens. It was selected as a finalist in the</i> <i>LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015</i>. <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 31 of the winners and finalists.</i><p>Two years ago, I started to photograph the waste in a scrapyard.<p>Soon, I …

10 Vibrant Flowers That Show Mapplethorpe's Mastery of Color

<b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b> <i>is best known for his subversive black-and-white photography, but these 10 photos from Phaidon’s new compendium</i> Mapplethorpe …