Olga Medrano

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The South Street Village

Project info<p>"Cities, as in dreams, are built out of desires and fears.”<br>—Italo Calvino, "The Invisible Cities"<p>The project shows the only Maoist village in China: Nanjiecun (The South Street Village). In the South Street Village, the people depicted are mere background actors in a giant epic story. …

'Game of Thrones' effects reel shows VFX magic that built Westeros

Forget R'hllor, the Lord of Light -- the real magic on "Game of Thrones" flows directly from the show's many visual effects geniuses. As a new effects reel showcases the visual tricks that created some of the show's most impressive moments, CNET spoke to Emmy award-winning VFX pro Jörn Großhans …

Circus: A Traveling Life

Project info<p>For a decade, photographer Norma I.<br>Quintana followed an American,<br>traveling one-ring circus<br>photographing its acrobats, aerialists<br>and artists. Not satisfied to snap<br>images from the stands, Quintana<br>photographed her subjects in motion,<br>perfecting their craft. The resulting<br>black and white …

One Light Tutorial: How Small Adjustments to Light Position Drastically Affects Your Portraits

Whether it’s by necessity or personal decision, sometimes we’re left shooting an image with only a single-light setup. But just because you only have …

The Singh Project: Portraits that Show the Diversity of Sikh Men

Traditional Sikh men are immediately identifiable by their characteristic beards and turbans, but that doesn’t mean that each Sikh man is the same. …

Old Faithful: Studio Portraits of Really Old Dogs

Toronto-based photographer Pete Thorne has been shooting a series of studio portraits of dogs. Not just any dogs, though: Thorne is only accepting …

Make a Rain Machine to Spice Up Your Portraits for $20 and Some Elbow Grease

When Benjamin Von Wong was commissioned to do a series of black and white portraits of SmugMug employees for the company’s gym, he knew he wasn’t …

Zack Arias - One Light 2.0 (Full Review)

Lighting a scene in-studio or on location can be an intimidating task, even for an experienced photographer, and even more so for a beginner. Most …

Street Photography

Topaz Detail 3 Tutorial

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

The Secrets of Frequency Separation Retouching

Frequency separation retouching is an amazing technique for separating two main tasks of retouching in general: editing the fine details in your …

Panasonic updates Micro Four Thirds small wonder with Lumix GM5

While it may not have been as exciting as the Lumix LX100 or the Europe-only CM1 unveilings, the new Lumix DMC-GM5 from Panasonic still deserves a …

Downscaling Panasonic GH4 Footage from 4K to 1080P with Dave Dugdale

Dave Dugdale of Learning DSLR Video recently produced a terrific review of the new Panasonic GH4, which shoots 4K internally to SD cards. Since the …