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5 Masters At the Art of Macro Photography Whose Work You Will Want to Follow

Macro photography seems to pique the interest of most people, even non-photographers. We can’t help but be curious about the microscopic features of …

Sex dolls, oil fields and yard sales ... the Prix Pictet 2013 shortlist – in pictures

From a living doll weighed down by over a stone of lavish jewellery to a man that has photographed everything he's bought for over a decade, here's the shortlist for this year's Prix Pictet photography award on the theme of consumption

Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and …

Art

Friday Happy Hour: Getty CEO Discusses New Licensing Models

Two big news items from Getty Images this week surrounding Visa pour l’Image festival – a revealing interview with CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Klein, …

Tutorial: Setting up a Slow-Motion Photo Booth

A couple of weeks ago, Seattle-based production group Super Frog Saves Tokyo took the Internet by storm with their slow-motion photo booth footage …

How I Shot It: Food Photography

A post by freelance commercial and editorial photographer, food stylist & writer -Andrew Scrivani – one of the course presenters at next weeks …

Photography

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

Dancing Ghosts: What You Get When You Interpolate Long Exposure Photos

Check out the creepy effect seen in the video above, titled “Dancing Ghosts.” It was created by photographer Micaël Reynaud, who photographed a group …

Company Gives Old Cameras and Strobes New Life as Light Fixtures

Taiwanese company Ystudio is in the business of keeping the craftsmanship behind old, often discarded products alive. And in the case of the lamps …

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Photography

Simple Tips to Create Levitation Photography with Snapheal

Photographers make magic happen using a wide range of interesting techniques. Some popular wizardry now being spread around is levitation …

Using Toys and Forced Perspective to Get Professional, Low-Budget Visual Effects

While working on a feature film called <i>The Grind</i>, filmmaker Vashi Nedomansky had to come up with a way to shoot a flashback scene, complete with …

Portrait Lighting Setups Using One Light and Mirrors

If you think that professional-grade portrait lighting can only be achieved with multiple light sources, think again. Photographer Jay P. Morgan …

Photography

Ghetto-Flo: How to Create Your Own DIY Kino-Flo-style Lights for Portraiture

We were introduced to the “Ghetto-Flo” lights after reading the excellent blog of New York-based photographer Brad Trent. He had mounted 4 standard …

6 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Professional Photographers

If you’re looking for a roundup of the best apps for filters/composite images/HDR/etc., then you’ve come to the wrong post. These are the iPhones …

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …

15 Surreal Photo Manipulations

Photo manipulations are illusions created by heavy photo editing techniques. It is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something …

TED Talks

Watch JOKER RISING - Full-Length Fan Film

Headshot Portrait Lighting on a Budget

Chances are, no matter what your specialty is, you’ve been asked to photograph headshots. Professionals from many industries use these images to …

Photography Tips

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …

How Kiyoshi Izumi Built the Psych Ward of the Future by Dropping Acid

The late Canadian architect was part of a small team of visionaries tasked with overhauling post-war Saskatchewan's mental hospitals to address the affects that clinical environments had on patients. The trick? Get inside the heads of the mentally ill...<p>He walked into a warp. As Kiyoshi "Kiyo" …

'Why I Don't Want to Talk About Race'

Shares 41K<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Tom Matlack asked his friend Steve Locke to write for us about</i> …