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How to Protect Yourself Against Camera Gear Theft as a Photographer

In case you don’t know it, cameras and lenses are prime theft targets. You may never think it’s going to happen to you, but almost every day I hear …

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they …

Landscape Photography

18 Intriguing Pictures of Pencils

There may be more colorful pencils, but the basic yellow #2 is where drawing begins. And those standard pencils can make some amazing art. But they …

Biting

Photolucida: Jon Wyatt: Huangshan Ltd

work seen at Photolucida<p>If you happened to attend the Magenta Foundation’s <i>Flash Forward</i> exhibition in Boston last year, you may have had the pleasure …

Sport picture of the day: white water

Sport picture of the day: the lady in the pool

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

Wildlife

15 Amazing Pictures of Piers

Piers are unique architectural structures that are located all around the world. Not only do piers provide a beautiful place to walk along to view …

Photography

The Vizelex Light Cannon – Nikon G Lens to Mirco 4/3 (MFT) Adapter

I have, finally, found the product that may help me make the jump to a Micro Four Thirds camera, the Vizelex Light Cannon from Fotodiox. Note, this …

Cameras

Photo Series 'Work in Progress' Transforms Ordinary Things into Abstract Creations

The most mundane, ordinary things, when in the hands of an imaginative artist can turn into quite remarkable, abstract creations. Photographer Nick …

work in progress

Photos of Alaskan Hunting Cabins Taken in Mid-Summer and Mid-Winter

When Seattle-based photographer Eirik Johnson went to photograph the hunting cabins of the Iñupiat people of Barrow, Alaska, he found something more …

Cardboard Leica Replica Symbolizes Our Unhealthy Relationship with Technology

For his project “Ordinary Behavior,” illustrator and product designer Kevin Lck wanted to explore the relationship between humans and the technology …

DxO FilmPack 4 Now Mixes Perfectly With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

With the release of DxO FilmPack v4.0.2, Adobe Lightroom 5 users can now fully incorporate the visual effects software into their workflow. FilmPack …

Tutorials

iOS 7 Lets Developers Detect Blinking and Smiling in Photos

When a beta version of Apple’s iOS software is released, you can bet developers are sifting through the code like mad to see if any new features have …

Zeiss Announces Industrial Lenses With M42 Screw Mount

Got an old M42 screw mount SLR such as the Pentax Spotmatic lying around? Well, now you can use the latest Carl Zeiss SLR lenses on it, since the …

Cameras

John Perkins' best photograph – an Egyptian lion-tamer

I started photographing the Egyptian state circus when I moved to Cairo in 2007. That's where I met Hamada the lion-tamer. He is from a long line: …

What Is Spec Work And Why Is It Bad for Photographers?

“Spec” is short for “speculative,” and “spec work” is defined by the AIGA (which counts many photographers as members) as, “work done prior to …

Poppy is a New Kickstarter Campaign That Aims at Making Your iPhone a 3D Camera

We love Kickstarter. Well, everybody does. It’s a place where new awesomeness sprouts on a daily basis. The latest awesomeness is called “Poppy” and …

Sony RX1R and RX100 Mark II Photos and Specs Leaked

Sony is scheduled to announce followups to the RX 1 and RX200 tomorrow, but photos of the cameras have already begun appearing on the …

Poppy Turns Your iPhone Into an Easy-to-Use 3D Camera and Display

Remember the old ViewMaster toys? All you had to do was put in one of the special cartridges and you could go “sightseeing” in 3D. A new invention by …

The Triggertrap Flash Adapter triggering your flash with your iPhone or Android

Triggertrap has announced the release of the latest release of the iOS camera Triggering app . It improves performance speed and works with the …

Cameras

Photography 101: An Essential Photography Infographic for the Beginner

The folks over at Accredited Online Colleges contacted us and shared this infographic with us. If you’re just getting into photography, we strongly …

Landscape Photography

Award-Winning Short Film Tells the Story of the Leica M-Monochrome’s ‘Soul’

It’s not often an ad gets recognized as a phenomenal piece of cinematography, but that’s what has happened for the short film ‘Alma’ (translated: …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Three Weary Wolves

On a foggy morning at Omega Park in Quebec, Cananda, photographer Daniel Parent was able to capture this shot of three arctic wolves cautiously …

Wildlife

Making Waves at Daniel Cooney Fine Arts

Daniel Cooney Fine Art is creating a splash with <i>Making Waves</i>, an exhibition that opens tomorrow night, June 27th and runs through August 2nd in New …

Hilarious Photos of Musicians with Rubber Bands Wrapped Around Their Heads

Those of you who still perhaps remember New Mexico-based photographer Wes Naman and his comical photos of people with their faces amusingly contorted …

It’s Hardly Noticable: Photographs That Represent the Feeling of Anxiety

Photographer John William Keedy has had to deal with an anxiety disorder for some nine years now. Never feeling like he quite fit in, and at times so …

Lighting Asylum eBook | Flash Photography eBbook

1<p>Take Your Portrait Photography Further<p>Included in this ebook are photography tips and techniques that test how well you know yourself as a …

eBooks

Why Group Buying Deal Services Are Bad for Photographers and Customers

The original title for this article was going to be “Group Buying Deal Review: Why WagJag Can Suck It”. After receiving an “offer” to participate in …

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

Digital Photography