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A Look at the Magical World of Iconic Photographer Rodney Smith

For over 45 years, fine art and fashion photographer <b>Rodney Smith</b> brought his unique vision to the world through his whimsical imagery. Playful and surreal, his photographs graced the pages of <i>TIME</i>, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, and <i>The New York Times</i>, among others. Even after his passing in 2016, his …

Photography

Surreal Photography of Erik Johansson

Image: Erik Johansson<p>We've featured some of Erik Johansson's surreal photography before on Neatorama, but I just came across this 2010 interview of …

Photography

Scene From The Ceiling: I Create Fun Settings Using Everyday Items

It's been one year since I went viral with my mother and daughter series #allthatisthree on Instagram, and it looks like this new series …

15 Years of Haunting Landscape Photos

<i>Nowhere Far</i>, a monograph by the photographer Nicolas Hughes (GOST Books), spans six series and fifteen years of large-format work, hand-printed in …

Matthew Brandt Uses Unique Silver Printing Technique for New Series

Courtesy of Matthew Brandt<p>To create his new series “Silver,” photographer Matthew Brandt made silver gelatin prints of his photographs of trees and …

Unique

New York Dream Series

French Photographer Xavier Dumoulin went to New York, and try and captured the very essence of the Big Apple, while staying intentionally blurry. …

10 Lightroom Features You May Not Know About

I've been using Adobe Lightroom for about five years now and after watching this video, I brushed up my memory and learned a few things that I didn't …

Raw Processors Compared: There’s a Lot More To It Than Image Quality

There has been a wave of updates to raw processors recently, including new releases this week from Topaz and ON1. Consequently, it has been difficult …

Here Are the Pros & Cons of Continuous Light and Flash for Shooting Photos at Home (VIDEO)

One way to increase the quality of photos taken in a home studio is to use some form of supplemental light to brighten the scene, increase depth of …

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You’re standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something …

8 New Photography Books to Check Out

Looking to treat your eyeballs to something especially nice this month? A rich array of photographs made on repeat visits to Walter De Maria’s</i> …

Moody and Melancholic Images of Deserted Places

Pierre Putman is a Belgian visual artist and photographer whose visual aesthetics, mostly dark and moody, bring a certain romanticism to the isolated …

22+ Epic Long Exposure Experiments

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best long exposure photos in the Long Exposure Experiments Photo contest with chances to win …

How to Create Great Light for Your Portrait Shoot

In A Ray Of SunLearning how to develop my eye for light has been the most crucial part of developing my own personal style as a wedding photographer. …

Wedding Photography

This Photographer Spent 12 Years Shooting the Same Window

Alper Yesiltas, a photographer and lawyer from Istanbul, Turkey, spent the last 12 years shooting photos of the same window. The project only came to …

An Amazing Documentary Film About Street Photographer Vivian Maier

We are glad to share this amazing Documentary Film shot by “BBC Imagine” about American Street Photographer Vivian Maier.<p>Vivian Dorothy Maier …

Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

Nature Photography

Chernobyl Shot With Infrared Photography Looks More Haunting Than Ever (Interview)

Infrared filters are known for creating a weird, eerie mood in pictures, no matter what you’re capturing. That is why taking a filter like that to an …

I Travelled 40,000 Km Across Siberia To Photograph Its Indigenous People. One Year Later Here’s The Result

Hi! My name is Alexander Khimushin. Nine years ago I packed my backpack to see the world and have been globe-trotting ever since visited 85 …

Siberia

Andreas Gursky on the photograph that changed everything: 'It was pure intuition'

It went against all he had been taught. But this image of Salerno harbour was a turning point for the great photographer, paving the way to his epic landscapes<p>It was 1990 and I was out driving with my family, sightseeing in and around Naples. Late in the afternoon, we came across this view over the …

Art

Lytro Illum Light Field Digital Camera drops to $300 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its Daily Deals, B&H is offering the Lytro Illum Light Field Digital Camera for <b>$299.95 shipped</b>. That’s $200 …

Cameras

Water Torture Camera Test: Canon and Nikon Shine, Sony Fails

Weather resistance is an important attribute of professional cameras that need to endure difficult shooting environments. To see how well some of the …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Get Perfect Exposures In One Shot

In this Photography Video Tutorial, you will understand how we can get a perfect exposure in one shot using Spot Metering and Manual Mode!<p>We are …

Film Photography | An Inside Look At Large Format

Whether it is a sense of nostalgia at play or a newfound desire to learn other mediums, film is back in a big way. The recent surge in popularity …

Film Photography

Out shooting with the most elite camera I've ever held

I took a super-expensive Phase One monochrome-only camera out for a photoshoot and it taught me a lot about my own photography.<p>I'm a professional photographer with more than 15 years of experience. Still, I was daunted when I took a £54,000 camera system out for a photoshoot test drive.<p>I normally …

Cameras

Studio Lighting Explained for Natural Light Photographers

One of the biggest misconceptions in studio photography is that you need the biggest, baddest external lights you can get in order to produce great …

Shutter Speed

This Photographer Photographs Women Like No One Else, And The Result Is Straight From A Fairy Tale

A picture is worth a thousand words, and in this instance, a picture is worth a fairytale.<p>Bella Kotak is a fine art photographer from London, UK. …

A Crash Course in Large Format Film Photography

What is “<i>large format</i>” photography? When we talk about large format we are usually referring to film photography*, and more specifically, any film …

Sofia Bonati's amazing ladies – in pictures

For the past couple of years, Sofia Bonati has been drawing intricate portraits of women against a backdrop of mazes and floral patterns. A self-taught artist from Argentina, now based in the UK, Bonati uses pencils, watercolours, inks, gouache and markers to portray “the intricacy of the female …

Art