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Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

Photography

How to Rehab Muscle Strains and Tears | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from powerlifter, strongman, and Starting Strength coach Matt Reynolds. And the obligatory disclaimer: As Matt</i> …

Understanding Video Camera Profile or Preset Adjustments and Settings (Part One)

One of the beautiful things about shooting RAW (other than the image quality) is that you don’t have to worry much about color space, gamma and …

Brian Nguyen » RED Scarlet-W (First Footage) – Dragons and Puppies

Over the past few days, I’ve been circulating some of the first footage shot with the RED Scarlet-W. There really aren’t many of these out in the …

Cinematography School: Lighting Ratios 101

Cinematography School: Analyzing Lighting Ratios<p><i>What is a Lighting Ratio in Cinematography?</i><p>When I talk about Lighting Ratios in cinematography I am …

Not Only Do Opposites Not Attract, but Just the Opposite

You like big-budget rom-coms, so you know the drill: Opposites attract. Those two characters who can't stand each other in act one? Chasing each …

Psychiatry

Cinematography | Blackmagic Cinema Camera: The Perfect Training Ground for Cinematographers

Looking back to the beginning of my career as a cinematographer, what was my training ground? I started shooting music videos and that was on Super …

Underwater Photos that Resemble Baroque Paintings

With all of her effects created in-camera using the refraction of light and movement in different depths of water, Christy Lee Rogers creates pictures that look like Baroque paintings without the help of Photoshop. Her obsession with water as a medium coupled with her dedication to photography as …

Paris Photo 2015: Editors’ Preview - Photographs from this year's Paris Photo | LensCulture

For nearly two decades, the annual Paris Photo fair has punctuated the photography market’s year-end calendar by bringing together some of the top artists, galleries, collectors and professionals to the City of Light. This year’s edition promises to be no different: thousands of images and an …

Change of Course - Photographs and text by Prasiit Sthapit | LensCulture

The first time I arrived in Susta, I had to walk for around three minutes from the riverbank and across a sandbar to get to the village. There were two small huts there, selling tea and fish. Some months later, when I arrived again in Susta, there were no huts. When I asked where the huts were, a …

Urbanistan - Photographs and text by Matjaz Krivic | LensCulture

As soon as you hear the word “Urbanistan,” your imagination is whisked off into the traffic mayhem of Calcutta; the tawdriness of the neon-sex nightlife in Bangkok; the unbelievablely structured—yet simultaneously frenzied—Tokyo; the suffocating and dusty streets of the (hardly) living body of …

Geopolitics

Thanaka

Project info<p>"Thanaka" is a natural skin cream used primarily by women and children in Myanmar to protect their skin from the harsh South East Asian sun. The paste is made by grinding the bark of a citrus tree against a wet stone. People carefully apply the cream to their faces in the mirror. Some …

NASA is recycling Space Shuttle engines for a very important purpose

When finished, this rocket will be able to launch up to 2.16 million pounds into space. That kind of weight requires a powerful engine — four of them, to be precise.<p>NASA will use four RS-25 engines — along with two rocket boosters — to get the SLS from ground to space and on its way to Mars. …

Italy Through a Vintage Lens

I have always wanted to see the Alps. They look so grand in the movies. After my roadtrip through the Norwegian mountains in 2014, it felt like the …

Raw Photographs Capture the East Village During the Heroin Epidemic of the 1980s

When New York City-based photographer Ken Schles lived in the East Village in the 1980s, the neighborhood was, in his words, “like a war zone.” He …

74: The Yazidis’ Plight - Photographs and text by Christian Werner | LensCulture

Christian Werner <i>is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is her winning entry and artist’s statement. View his profile to learn more about her and to see more of her great work.</i><p>The …

Kill Your Master in Photography

Dear photographer friend,<p>I wanted to write you a letter on the concept of “killing the masters of photography”. It is kind of a Buddhist philosophy, …

Street Photography

New Petzvar 120mm f/4 Lens for the Hasselblad 500 is Made by a Single Man

If you shoot with a Hasselblad 500 series camera, there’s a new lens on the horizon: the Petzvar 120mm f/4. Unlike other lenses, which are designed …

Cameras

Dreamscapes of Los Angeles in Cotton Candy Colors

The world is turned into a realm of colored pastels as the skies and the horizon meet in Anthony Samaniego’s series entitled <i>Dreamscapes</i>. Photographed …

10 most Influential Active Street Photographers

<i>Update</i><p><i>After quite a few suggestions from you, the StreetHunters.net Readers, we added an extra section at the bottom of the post called “Influential</i> …

The Art of the Portrait: My Journey to 100 Portraits in 100 Days

As a junior in high school in 1997, when I was deciding which path I wanted to go down, fine arts or photography, things were pretty simple. Did I …

Non-stop action: why Hollywood’s ageing heroes won’t give up the gun

Male careers in the movies have always been longer than female ones, but until recently there was only one real route to on-screen immortality – to the certified, gold-standard agelessness of, say, Cary Grant. (In North By Northwest, Grant, then 55, not only appeared opposite a woman 20 years …

Mission Impossible

The fuss about fifties

It seems there are perhaps as many roads to Rome as there are 50mm lenses and their approximate equivalents – these are just some of the examples …

The Internet is Still Teaching People How to Kill Themselves

Search engine algorithms and laws have made it harder for people to find suicide-related content online, but it's still pretty easy to find explicit instructions on committing suicide from a quick Google search.<p>On March 23, Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz safely flew an empty jet from …

Lights and Shades of my city

Moth Building

In the heart of Johannesburg, mere minutes away from the city's central train station, an enigmatic sign looms: "MOTH."<p>Although hundreds and thousands of people pass it every single day, most have no awareness of what goes on inside. In fact, it is a rudimentary shelter for over 400 people. One …

21 World-Renowned Cinematographers Share the Shots that Heavily Influenced Their Work

All of us who are aspiring filmmakers have a list of films that inspire us. Maybe we've even got one film, or one specific shot, that singularly …

Cinematography Tips: Light Your Scene With A Single Light

It can be a real challenge to light a scene using only a single light source, but these cinematography tips and techniques will help you achieve …

Cinematography