Charlie Mahoney

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25 creative storage solutions for your cluttered home

A collection of DIY tips and tricks to help you get your home in order.<p>Use shoe organizers to organize your food pantry.<p>Nail mason jar lids under …

MyAlbum Lets You Quickly Turn Your Pictures Into Elegant Photo Essays

MyAlbum is a new service (currently in beta) that lets you transform a set of photographs into beautiful photo essays that you can share with a …

How Does Your Camera's Sensor Size Affect Your Photographs?

Camera sensors come in different form factors nowadays, ranging from medium format, to Micro Four Thirds, and even smaller in the point-and-shoot …

5 Simple Tips for Photographing Tattooed Models

Photographing models who have tattoos is a bit different from photographing models with natural skin, since the pigment in the tattoo itself is …

How to Transfer Your Photos Onto Wax Candles

Here’s an idea for a fun weekend project and/or personalized gift: make some custom candles that feature your photographs. It’s actually incredibly …

Beautiful Chaos: Poetry, Feeling and the Human Form - Photographs and text by Josephine Cardin | LensCulture

I have been asked many times what it is that I “look for” when I look through my lens. I do not look <i>for</i> something, rather, I look <i>at</i> something, someone, some place or event, and attempt to capture the essence, the emotion and the soul of the subject, whether a person or a building.<p>There is so much …

Bedroom Portraits: Visions of the Outside World

Picture Stories<p>Back in 1996, photographer and artist Marja Pirila was making a lot of environmental portraits. “Environmental” is photography-speak for images of people where the space around them provides context to who they are. But something was about to revolutionize the way Pirila made her …

Everybody Gets an eBook: 46 Photography eBooks You Can Have for Free

To paraphrase the great Oprah Winfrey, “You get a photography eBook, YOU get a photography eBook, EVERYBODY gets photography eBooks!” Except in this …

Photos of Puppies Underwater

In 2007, Seth Casteel photographed shelter dogs to help them find good homes. Since then, he's found his niche: dogs underwater. We've previously …

The 29 Most Stylish Workspaces on Instagram

Workday dragging on a little long? Maybe it’s time to perk up your workspace with some new accessories, a colorful mood board or these awesome organization hacks. Whether you work in a roomy office or from a tiny desk in your living room, there is something inspirational about seeing how other …

Unusual Photo Questions Asked at a Camera Store in Ventura, California

Photography-centric web comic CLICKittyCAT published a series of one-liner comics this week based on true stories it gathered from a camera store in …

‘Dudeoir’ Photography Trend Puts Men In the Frame for Seductive Shots

Boudoir photography, derived from the French word for “sulky,” traditionally involves a woman posing for a suggestive series of tasteful photos in …

Affinity Photo is a New Pro Photoshop Alternative for Mac Users: Get It for Free

Affinity Photo is a new program that was launched today by the England-based software company Serif. It’s designed to be a powerful alternative to …

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Urban Yoga by Anja Humljan

Artist, architect, dancer and yoga teacher Anja Humljan created the Urban Yoga project, inviting people to join and surrender with their whole body …

Why Unsplash is Hurting Photographers

Launched back in 2013, Unsplash is a site which posts ten handpicked photos every ten days and these photos are absolutely free. By “free” I don’t …

Backwards Footage of Steel Wool Spinning is a Treat for the Eyes

Spinning some burning steel wool around on the end of a rope is popular as a way to create dazzling long exposure photographs. It can also be used …

Getting Started With High Key Portraiture

High key portraiture is a subject of constant debate among photographers. The different opinions are mostly on the subject of how bright the picture …

Enchantingly Ethereal Underwater Portraits by Gabriele Viertel

German-born, Netherlands-based photographer Gabriele Viertel captures striking portraits of ethereal women drifting gracefully underwater. The self-taught photographer, who has immersed herself in her craft since 2011, has been featured in numerous publications like <i>Vogue Italia</i> for her gorgeous …

My Problem With Natural Light Photographers

Every time I hear a photographer state, “I’m a natural light photographer”, it can carry a suggestion that they are a more honest type of …

The 12 Prettiest Things to Buy or DIY from Blake Lively’s Gift Guide

Thanksgiving weekend definitely had its major moments, from that legendary food spread (and epic leftover meals) to Beyoncé’s wise words that may or may not have helped you make the most flawless pre-turkey toast. But what thrilled us most over the long weekend was kickstarting holiday shopping by …

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Slurp-Worthy: 16 Ramen Soup Recipes

Packaged ramen. It served its purpose as a quick and budget-friendly meal as we studied away in our dorm rooms throughout college. Then we learned a few hacks, and transformed the instant noodles into so much more than just soup. Now, it’s time to come full circle and bring ramen back to its roots. …

Freebie: Sewing Cheat Sheet

Quilters, you need this nifty cheat sheet printable created by Marzi of Made by Marzipan. Visit her blog to get your free downloadable Sewing Cheat …

12 DIY Projects & Crafts So Cute You’ll Want to Eat Them All Up

(Image credit: Instructables)<p>Get ready for tiny things, baby animals and all manner of cuteness. Don't resist — it's futile on a Friday afternoon. …

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5 Books Every Creative Business Owner Should Read

As indie business owners, we all hit highs and low. To stay inspired, try reading other people’s success stories to find out how they overcome …

How to Build the Confidence to Photograph People

Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some, these are …