Doug McKay

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New Cinematic Photos by Vincent Bourilhon Depict Enchantingly Surreal Worlds

Fine art photographer Vincent Bourilhon expresses his dreams of a dynamic, vibrant world through enchantingly whimsical images. The Paris-based creative, who first first picked up a camera at the age of 16, combines photography and digital manipulation for stunningly surreal results that invite …

How Much Resolution Do You Really Need?

Each year camera manufacturers are pushing the limits of sensor technology and the latest trend has been to increase sensor resolution to numbers …

Nobody’s Nobodies - Photographs and text by Rogério Reis | LensCulture

The use of colored dots over faces addresses the legal challenge of making candid shots of the bathers on Rio's beaches. This was the humorous and sensual way I found to discuss "use and image control" these days. It's a reflection on identity and image ownership in the public space.<p>My desire to …

Street Photography

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

Photo Manipulation

A 324-Key Keyboard Dedicated to Lightroom Editing

It was around this time last year that we shared a new product called SHORTCUT-S, a 319-key keyboard designed specifically for editing photos in …

Tutorials

10 Photography Resolutions for the New Year

I love New Year’s. Halloween, Christmas and National Cat Day (obviously) are high on my list too, but New Year’s holds a special weight for me. It’s …

Bound by Law: A Comic Book That Will Teach You the Basics of US Copyright Law

Want to learn the basics of US copyright law without having to spend eons going through imageless websites and backbreaking textbooks? Check out <i>Bound</i> …

Typegenius Online App Shows Designers the Best Font Match

Most designers pride themselves on their ability to choose the font combinations they use in their projects, thank you — except for when they need a little help in deciding which fonts look best together.<p>Luckily, there’s a quick and easy way to get some extra visual input. Typegenius is a Website …

Selling Art in Galleries: Everything You Need To Know

I’ll admit, there is a lot to learn if you’re hoping to start selling art in galleries. How do you approach a gallery, and then if you do finally get …

Street photographer Bruce Gilden candidly tells you why your photos suck

As we know, art is subjective. What one views as a masterpiece, another may see it as garbage. Which is the beauty of art: it stirs our emotions and …

How Successful People Make The Most Of Their Weekends

Over the course of our lives, we only get a few thousand weekends. The most successful people know better than to squander them by laying around or scrubbing the floors.<p>In her book, "What The Most Successful People Do On The Weekend," time management expert Laura Vanderkam outlines how to make the …

The ultimate photo shoot: on location in Iceland with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

By Austin Mann<p><i>As with any smartphone in 2014, there's no more important feature than the camera. It's what we use to take photos with our friends and families, how we remember what we ate and what our kids looked like way back when.</i><p><i>The camera has always been one of the iPhone's most impressive</i> …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here’s …

Google Search

Essential Keywording Tips and Strategies for Photographers

Keywording is a tool to assign or tag meaningful words to your photos so people searching may find them. I often think of stock photography when I …

South-east Asia

10 Contemporary Artists Who Shatter Our Perceptions of Reality

While the Internet provides artists with a global platform to showcase their work, only a select few can capture the hearts and minds of viewers with their unique and compelling visions. These are the innovators who transcend language barriers: their works immediately grab you, making you believe – …

Image Search Engine Optimization Tips Photographers Should Know

As a man, I tend to revert, at times, to a neanderthal. Go days without shaving, give in to an almost primal interest in females, and have the urge …

Long Exposure Photos of Tokyo at Night

all photos courtesy Noisy Paradise<p>By day, Tokyo is a powerhouse of pulsating energy, fueled by a cellular system of multiple city centers, each the …

Environments

Dear Young Photographer

Here’s what I know.<p>You grew up, like most, where you got trophies for participation, medals for winning bullshit things and undying support from your …

Heartbleed bug: Check which sites have been patched

The Heartbleed bug is serious. Disclosed less than two days ago, the Heartbleed bug has sent sites and services across the Internet into patch mode.<p>For an in-depth explanation of what exactly Heartbleed is, and what it does, read this post by our own Stephen Shankland. In essence, the bug …

Information Security