Marc Tkach

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How To Photograph Spiky Fireworks With Long Exposure

David Johnson's photo series of long exposure fireworks with a focus pull technique have gone viral around the web. Many people have been asking …

Using Light Modifiers: Softbox vs. Reflector vs. Umbrella

Light is a powerful tool. It can make someone look ten years younger, or heaven forbid, ten years older. It can help the camera add 10lbs or …

Aboard: Cruise Ship Anonymity

Beneath the endless parade of buffets and lazy afternoon shuffleboard games, life on a cruise ship contains a mysterious anonymity, a unifying (defacing?) feeling of being lost in the crowd—”on this floating city, we become one.”<p><b>Photographs and text by Simona Bonanno</b><p>I am no one. I am a passenger, a …

Cruise Ships

New Dutch Photography Talent: Anne Barlinckhoff

“I enjoy pushing the boundaries…[but] if I don’t have trust, then I don’t have an image”—a young photographic talent offers her thoughts on the female form and the fine line between innocence and sensuality.<p><b>Photographs by Anne Barlinckhoff</b><p><i>New Dutch Photography Talent, simply known as ‘New’, is an</i> …

Landscape Photography

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Master the Watermark: learn how and when to apply water marks to all of your images using a custom brush in Photoshop so it is easily repeatable.

Destruction/Creation: When Ink and Double Exposure Photography Digitally Collide

Inspired by the beautiful ink-in-water photography of Alberto Seveso — who, by the way, we’ve featured many times on PetaPixel, so definitely check …

11 Prized Tips For Wedding Day Photography

When diving headfirst into shooting a wedding, being prepared beforehand is extremely important. You wouldn’t fly a plane without doing proper …

New England at Night: An Interview with Bob Avakian

Bob Avakian and his wife Gail visited Martha’s Vineyard for the summer in 1973, and it has been home ever since. Trained in architecture, engineering …

Quick Tips To Get More Comfortable With Yourself As A Portrait Photographer

If you have ever played an MMORPG, then you know that there are important lessons it teaches. You get better with experience. There are very few who …

2013 Mobile Photography Awards Street Photography Category Winners - Mobile Photography Awards

Using Lightroom Export Presets to Speed Up Your Workflow

Often when we are editing in Lightroom we find ourselves doing the same tasks over and over again. The key to speeding up your workflow is finding …

Tips for Making Photos on Airplanes

Published by Jeff Carlson<p>Author, photographer, and late-nighter Jeff Carlson is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor for TidBITS, …

Self-Portraits Explore Fragmented Distortions of Reality

Created by photographer Cornelia Hediger, <i>Doppelgnger</i> (which means “double walker” in German) and <i>Doppelgnger II</i> are a beautiful exploration of the self in relation to the world around us. Inspired by the many fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, the Switzerland-based artist pieces together multiple …

An Illustrative Guide To Popular Light Modifiers

If you’ve ever dabbled in the world of light modifiers, you’ll be well aware that you are spoilt for choice. Just to have an idea of the ocean of …

Surreal Atmospheric Photography by Martin Vlach | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these conceptual photographs by Martin Vlach. The artist digitally merges his own photography with elements of nature to create …

FAN HO, Hong Kong Master Street Photographer #1

Leica Liker is honored to have Fan Ho, a Hong Kong Street Photographer, to launch our “Master Street Photographer Series” and be our first 2013 …

10 Powerful Documentary Photo Essays from the Masters

Documenting people and the stories beyond the ordinary is one of the fascinating and daunting task in terms of Photojournalism. The Lives of those …

Great Depression

The Mystery of Night Photography - 30 Images of the Night

Photographer Takes Arresting Tintype Portraits of Random Visitors

Using a 19th century photography process called wet-plate collodion, Michael Shindler creates arresting tintype portraits of anyone who happens to wander into his studio <i>Photobooth</i>. Located on Valencia Street in San Francisco, Photobooth is the world's only tintype portrait studio. About his open …

Content Aware Typography turns mundane type into wild experiments - The Fox Is Black

I found this crazy looking Corn Flakes box over the weekend and thought, “Wow, I’d stop and consider buying that.” It turns out it’s a part of an …

Failure Forums: Complexity Theory and the Role of Failure in Driving New Business Models

by Matt Hunt<p>Driving corporate new business initiatives can be an incredibly challenging job. There are the normal complexities of launching a new …

How To Post Process For Beautiful Eyes & Catchlights

It has been said many times before, the eyes are one of the key elements that photographers try and capture.<p>Here is a little video showing a …

Pentax

Wedding Photography Workflow Tips

Running a successful photography business is a juggling act. There’s so much more to it than simply taking pictures. Without a solid business plan …

Triggertrap Releases Revamped Version 2.0, Now Offers 14 Triggering Options

The popular mobile triggering solution Triggertrap just announced version 2.0 of its mobile application, complete with a visual overhaul and a total …

Amazing Close-up Photographs of the Human Eye and How to Make Them Yourself

The human eye is a pretty amazing apparatus; physiological functions and complexities aside, eyes are integral to non-verbal communication and …