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The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

Watch How This Artist Makes Stunning & Surreal Mirrored Landscapes

Australian photographer Murray Fredericks and his relationship with Lake Eyre, the largest salt lake in South Australia, is depicted in infinite …

Portraits: Pro Lighting with Cheap Flashlights by Daveed Benito

The color gels used are simply cellophane that comes in rolls at your local craft store, usually meant for gift wrapping. The more you layer the …

HOW TO GO VIRAL AS A PHOTOGRAPHER.

Dear friend, 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

Uncanny Photographs of Iridescent Oil Spills by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>As part of an ongoing effort to explore the visual effects of iridescence, artist Fabian Oefner (previously) created a new photographic series …

Unusual Geometric Cake Designs by Dinara Kasko | Colossal

<p>When looking at a case of pastries in a bakery it’s usually possible to intuit what something might taste like because of its familiar shape or …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Cool Video Tutorial - Complete Shooting and Raw Processing Workflow with Adobe Lightroom Mobile

I recently discovered this great video tutorial by Elia Locardi. This video tutorial covers everything you need to know about working with Adobe …

Celebrating 30 Years of Burning Man

The first Burning Man took place in San Francisco in 1986, drawing a small, curious crowd on Baker Beach. Thirty years later, the experience draws …

San Francisco

5 Ways to Light a Black and White Portrait

How do you set up the perfect black and white portrait? Photographer Nathan Elson demonstrates some of his favorite lighting setups, using a mixture …

Vacancy: Documenting the emptiness of abandoned houses and military bases

In his series Vacancy, German photographer Ralph Gräf documents the empty rooms, staircases and corridors of abandoned houses and military bases, all …

Abandoned Buildings

This Instagram account has earned more than 5 million followers for its travel photos — here's what makes them so beautiful

The account posts photos from a variety of sources, whether they were taken by one of Beautiful Destinations' in-house photographers, popular Instagram users they officially work with, or by other Instagrammers that happen to post great travel photos and hashtag them #beautifuldestinations.<p>Founded …

‘Lois Greenfield: Moving Still’ review: Images of momentary magic

“No moment ever comes back,” says Lois Greenfield, in an interview at the end of her beautiful new book of photographs, “Moving Still.” She could be speaking the thoughts of any of us as we Instagram our lives. Pore over her extraordinary photographs of dancers in flight, and wonder: How many …

Dance

Photoshop for Lightroom Users

Lightroom

A simple property of water created this gorgeous photo

Ontario-based photographer Michael Davies and his friend Markus stood at the top of a mountain and demonstrated this by throwing leftover tea into the air, dramatically photographing it instantaneously freezing.<p>This mountaintop was just 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) south of the Arctic Circle, and …

These Weightless Photos Will Remind To Be More Creative In Daily Life

Photographer Natsumi Hayashi has mastered the art of levitation. Her images appear weightless and completely natural, as if she magically possess the …

Photography

Photography Studio Lighting Setup Tips

Hair lights, back lights, and barn doors, oh my! Studio lighting can be overwhelming when you first start getting into it. Some photographers out …

Landscape Photography

Hundred Contrast

Plastic Fantastic Fashion Wonderland

Did you ever think that you could make a fashion statement by adorning yourself with water bottles? New York-based photographer Tomaas proves that you can! His series of beauty shots entitled “Plastic Fantastic” feature an assortment of everyday plastics, like forks and straws, as fashion gear. He …

New York City

Short & Broad Lighting in Portrait Photography

The photo tip for today is about using “short lighting” and “broad lighting” patterns in your portrait photography. Flat lighting will ruin your …

Southern California

Everything You Need to Pack for Glacier Photo Shoots

As a professional photographer, Tim Kemple believes it’s his job to capture situations and perspectives that few people would ever see, let alone be …

Canon’s L Lens Red Ring Spreads to Printers with the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000

The “L” in Canon’s L-series lenses stands for “luxury,” and the professional-grade lenses can be easily recognized by the distinctive red ring found …

spotlight

Light<p>Featured<p>The driving force behind our latest software update was you, the L16 photographers dedicated to making this camera better. We spent the …

San Francisco

Photographer Lois Greenfield and Her Old-Fashioned Approach to ‘Moving Stills’

Photographer Lois Greenfield has spent the past 35 years of her photographic career exploring the idea of movement and its expressive potential in …

TwitiKa.com

Hobie is a 360-Degree Time-Lapse Tool Built From an Ordinary Kitchen Timer

Startup Overlab has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund Hobie: a personal time lapse tool with the heart of a kitchen timer. Hobie utilizes an …

These Are the Keys to Keeping Your Lightroom Installation in Optimum Condition

Lightroom is an amazing app. Capable of cataloguing and editing tens of thousands of RAW images all from the click of a mouse. Despite it’s slick …

Tutorials

Publishing Photo Books: Success Tips from Brad Mangin

As the 2015 baseball season starts winding to a close, we caught up with Brad Mangin, accomplished sports photographer and longtime friend of …

Photography

Mesmerizing Environmental Sculptures in Nature by Martin Hill

I imagine it is difficult to make environmental art of this type without being compared to Andy Goldsworthy. However, I believe Martin Hill’s work is …

The Narrative 2 Lifelogging Camera Gets 1080p Video

Being able to capture and preserve memories is at the heart of everyday photography. In 2012, Narrative (then called Momento) took to Kickstarter to …