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10 Things I Learned from Irving Penn

Irving Penn is either the best or second best portrait photographer of all time. Depending on the day, he’s either ahead of or behind Richard Avedon. …

First time to Tokyo? 5 locals give their advice

<b>(CNN) —</b> With 13.5 million residents -- 37.8 million if you count the entire metro area -- and densely packed skyscrapers, it's fair to say that Tokyo can feel overwhelming for visitors.<p>Even the most experienced travelers struggle to decipher the cryptic metro maps and navigate the busy streets. It …

Japan

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“I read the way a person might swim, to save his or her life. ”</i> <br>― Mary Oliver<p>The Rise and Fall of Harvey Weinstein – <i>Variety</i><p>Wim Wenders on His …

Are these the greatest travel photographs of all time?

Alec Soth's Tender View On American Realities

Dubbed “the greatest living photographer of America’s social and geographical landscape,” Alec Soth has been turning his lens to contemporary …

Street Photography

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“What are you reading? isn’t a simple question when asked with genuine curiosity; it’s really a way of asking, Who are you now and who are you</i> …

How to Light Any Subject: A Cinematography Tutorial

The world around us is a complex mix of reflective, transparent and neutral surfaces. Each of these surfaces don’t reflect light the same way as the …

Cinematography

Greg Girard's Photographs of Vancouver 1972 to 1982

written by sarahlindsayk on 2018-07-06 #gear #people<p>Photographer Zac Cageao experimented with some Lomography film to create these sultry and …

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“Reading is an addiction, much like living and breathing is an addiction.”</i> <i><br>― Jeffrey Michael</i><p>What You Need to Know About HDR Video – <i>PDN</i><p>Camera Companies …

The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (1)

In March 2017 I published an article in which I looked at photobooks specifically under the angle of their physicality. A book in an object, and its …

Secrets of Edward Weston's Photography

In this episode, Marc Silber takes us inside the home of famous photographer, Edward Weston. Weston's grandson, Kim is our tour guide. Watch and …

Where to Eat Great Barbecue in 23 Eater Cities

No food tradition speaks to the heart and soul of the American South quite like barbecue. However, the love affair with smoked meat is one that spans the entire continent. While places like Dallas, Kansas City, and the Carolinas remain obvious destinations for slow-cooked brisket and …

How to Re-Ignite Your Passion in Photography

Dear friend,<p>I think a lot of us are hungering after passion in our photography and life.<p>I think I’m a quite passionate person. Let me share my …

Learn how to colorize black and white photos in only 4 minutes

We at DIYP have featured many fantastic colorizations of black and white images. If you’ve always wanted to try it yourself, this tutorial by Chris …

The Online Photographer

The great 20th-century American landscape photographer Ansel Adams, when asked what camera he used, famously answered "The biggest one I can …

HOW TO GO VIRAL AS A PHOTOGRAPHER.

Dear friend,<p>I’m gonna give you some contrarian (not ‘common-sense’) advice on how to become a viral photographer — someone whose message, ideas, and …

Street Photography

24 Life Lessons From Thucydides

Life lessons from the Greek Historian, Thucydides — who actually fought in the Peloponesian war (between the Athenians and Spartans) then wrote a …

Learn the “Laws of Light” with This Fascinating Tutorial from Studio Pro J.P. Morgan (VIDEO)

Commercial photographer J.P. Morgan has over two decades of studio experience, as well as a knack for helping others shoot like a pro. In the video …

Learn 7 Lightroom Tricks in 60 Seconds on Using Sliders to Speed up Your Workflow (VIDEO)

The use of sliders is a familiar practice for everyone who edits their images, regardless of the software employed. The most common practice is to …

How to get the ‘Orange and Teal’ look in Adobe Lightroom

Editing images these days is not as simple as you may think. Sure, you can apply any filter you want in Instagram, but to really produce an image …

Tutorials

How to Find Your Style in Photography

Many of us are trying to find our “style” in our photography.<p><b>1. Photography style</b><p>But what exactly is “style”?<p>For me, “style” in photography is about …

The Online Photographer

The X-Pro2 in Graphite is on sale, but honestly that's just an excuse—I just wanted the put a picture of it up on the site again. I love the way it …

Uncanny Photos Taken in the Dead of Night

Time passes differently at night; it halts, speeds up, moves backwards. Photographer David S. Allee visualizes the strange eternity of darkness in</i> …

Your Perfect B&W Print

<i>Even in an age of photo sharing online, the print remains the ultimate expression of a photograph. To make your black-and-white images print with</i> …

Tutorials

500 shades of gray: tips for shooting black and white film

If you are new to film photography, chances are that you will get into shooting black and white sooner or later because you have been inspired by the …

Shutterbug Home | Shutterbug

Shutterbug Staff | May 18, 2018 | 0 comments<p>After you watch this food photography tips video, you will come away either inspired or hungry (or …

In pictures: The Art of Building 2016

<b>The 15 finalists of this year's Art of Building architectural photography competition have been selected from thousands of entries. Here we present the photos along with a comment from each photographer.</b><p><b>The Art of Building is run by the Chartered Institute of Building.</b>

An In-Depth Look at The Work of Photographer Gregory Crewdson

Portrait photographer Gregory Crewdson, known for his elaborate and though-provoking photographs, was featured by Reserve Channel a while back. The …

Photographers

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading.” ― Lena Dunham</i><p>John G. Morris at 100 – <i>The Eye of</i> …