Raj C

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The Pug Life: Portraits of Pugs Posing as 80s and 90s Hip-Hop Artists

Photographer Adam Jackman-Moore runs a Perth, Australia-based dog photography studio called The Dog Photographers. Aside from standard portraits of …

Abstract Photos of the Unexpected Patterns that Arise While Cooking

For New York-based photographer Adrian Mueller, cooking isn’t a chore or the means to an end but a creative playground in and of itself. For <i>Bubbles</i>, …

11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography

For almost two centuries, the science and art of photography has allowed people to capture the world around them through carefully crafted lenses. …

Incredible Composite Photographs Inspired by Edward Hopper

Richard Tuschman created this incredible series of composite photographs inspired by the work of seminal American painter Edward Hopper.<p>Tuschman builds painted dollhouse-size dioramas that he photographs in his studio. When he photographs the dioramas, he always takes the shots with small …

Edward Hopper

How to do Frequency Separation Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

Portrait retouching may be accomplished using many different methods. Still, how often have you seen a portrait image that has been retouched to the …

Surreal Photos of Daily Life in Kinshasa Taken Through Trash-Strewn Puddles

In his magical series <i>Un regard,</i> Kinshasa-based photographer Kiripi Katembo Siku has made a beautiful, dream-like series on Kinshasa, the capital of …

Getting Rid of Over-Saturated Reds In Skin Tones Using Photoshop

Getting perfect skin tones can be quite time consuming and difficult. Because everyone's skin complexion is different, the corrections needed will be …

Tutorials

Roadside Comforts: Japanese Vending Machines - Photographs and text by Eiji Ohashi | LensCulture

Vending machines are all over Japan.<p>They can be found in metropolitan areas, of course, but also in the furthest corners of mountainous areas or at the end of long promontories. There may be twice as many machines in the U.S. but most of them are located indoors. In Japan, it wouldn’t be an …

Japan

Yopparai Tengoku (Drunkards’ Heaven) - Photographs and text by Kenji Kawamoto | LensCulture

My photographs are a record of the people who have reached their limit and exhausted their strength after the daily grind.<p>Everyone has different burdens, but everyone lives at a frantic pace. People drink with friends as a reward for the hard day’s work and face a new day’s work like warriors.<p>A lot …

Photography

An Insider's Guide to Bangkok

Navigating this teeming megacity can be a dizzying affair. <i>T+L</i> tapped three locals to show us around town.<p><b>The Impresario: Sanya Souvanna</b> <i><br>Phouma</i> …

The Landless Kings

Project info<p>Who are you? Where does your name come from? Where has your family lived for most of their lives? Who are your ancestors? Where do you hail from? Where do you belong?<p>These questions are all linked to one thing – land. Identity, race, culture, and even discrimination — they are all …

Asia

Junichi Hakoyama – Inspiring Street Photographer from Japan

People most usually solitary figures keep walking amidst interesting backgrounds and surreal surroundings all painted in black and white. Yes, …

Photography

Land Ends: The Four Extremes of Europe - Photographs by Pavlos Fysakis | LensCulture

Standing on the western tip of Portugal (and the westernmost point of Europe), you could stare ceaselessly into the expanse of ocean in front of you, with nothing to stop your gaze except the faraway notion of a distant American continent. Perhaps in that moment you would feel a twinge of …

Europe

Ascension Island, a Burnt Volcanic Cinder in the Vast South Atlantic: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 1)

A 34-square-mile speck of 44 lava, ash and cinder cones lost in the middle of the South Atlantic, eight degrees south of the Equator, 900 miles from Africa and 1,400 miles from South America, it would be harder to find a more remote get-away than Ascension Island.<p>That is unless you're also on your …

Minimalism in Urban Photography

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

Point of View: Japanese Street Photography - Photographs and text by Yusuke Sakai | LensCulture

These photographs were taken on the street.<p>In this series, I regard an impending spectacle as an aggregate of figures.<p>When I have found my place, I wait for the moment when each figure will harmonize beautifully.<p>—Yusuke Sakai

Street Photography

Black and white film development for lazy people

<b>Black and white film development for lazy people by Colin Barey</b><br>colin Barey has been kind enough to share with us his technique for stand developing …

Astonishing Color Photographs of Life in the Russian Empire of Czar Nicholas II

Between 1909 and 1915, Tsar Nicholas II commissioned innovative color photographer and chemist Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii to document what …

Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes

Here is a quick list of several common portrait lighting mistakes that beginners, and even pros, often make. Why are they mistakes? Because the goal …

The Post

Collection Appareils: A Comprehensive Online Archive of 10,000+ Beautiful and Odd Vintage Cameras

Fans of vintage cameras, listen up, because we’re run across a wonderful resource that could very easily consume hours upon hours of your time. …

How I Built a Huge Gigapixel Panoramic Robot

Today I want to share how I created a few huge, Gigapixel photos, using a DIY panoramic head. Actually, it is not a panoramic head, because it not …

Watchtower of Turkey

Watchtower of Turkey is a beautiful journey all around Turkey in which we discover local customs, people hospitality, breathtaking panoramas and the …

A Custom-Built On-Location Tethering Workstation Complete with Speakers and a Place for Everything

For years and years I’ve worked on location, slowly I’ve moved over to tethered shooting and past two years I have been trying to shoot tethered as …

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Streets in Hong Kong

Summer Vacation at the Black Sea - Photographs and text by Petrut Calinescu | LensCulture

The Black Sea: mysterious, menacing and mythical. It lies at the heart of centuries of warfare, turmoil and historical drama. A mixture of totalitarian regimes and young democracies, a melting pot of ethnic minorities. The Black Sea region is a point of convergence for three very different …

Black Sea