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By Ruth Bourne | Articles, images, hints, tips and more: collated by and for members of Worcestershire Camera Club, UK.

Top 5 Lightroom Secrets that Changed my Life!!

9/18/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>This is a special episode from Serge, he was thinking of doing something he has not covered before.Then he …

Portrait Photography

The Photographs

Underwater Swimmer, a Shot That Changed Photography Forever

As an exhibition of André Kertész's work opens in Amsterdam, we hone in on one of his most famous images (and a favourite of Sir Elton John)<p>Born in …


No place like home – in pictures

No Place Like Home is a photography and audio project by London-based photographer Jonathan Donovan.<p>Each story explores what it is like to live in London, and asks what constitutes a home in this febrile environment.<p>Exhibition from 16 - 22 September at Platform Southwark, London SE1 8BS


Street photographer Craig Reilly found a change of camera meant a change of direction

<b>For Craig Reilly, changing cameras led to a complete change of direction, and he hasn’t looked back since. *Promoted*</b><p>Within the diverse world of …

Street Photography

7 ways to achieve massive bokeh in your photos

To achieve massive and creamy bokeh, one of the first things we learn is to use a wide aperture. But there are several other ways that might just as …

Digital Photography

Actors and Poets.

Designed and created by Josephine R. Unglaub.<p>Designed and created by Josephine R. Unglaub<p>Designed and created by Josephine R. Unglaub.<p>Designed and …


How To Photograph Stunning Autumn Color

5 Essential Fall Photography Tips<p>Autumn color season is one of the most eagerly anticipated times of the year for restless nature photographers. The …

Landscape Photography

Best Compact Camera 2017: 8 of the best go-anywhere cameras

<b>Looking for a small, practical camera that’s superior to a smartphone to take on your travels or pull from your pocket? Then look no further. Our</b> …


Dutch photographer bought a 1929 camera at second-hand store and developed 70-year-old film found inside

The hunt for something special at a second-hand shop is marked by excitement over not only finding a good price but also the details of discovery. It …


Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest international competition of its kind, annually showcasing spectacular images shot by …


Remarkable Finalists of the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest

As we move closer to the awards ceremony for the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, the Natural History Museum, London has released select images of finalists. Coming from entries across 16 categories in the adult competition and 3 categories in the young competition, it's an exciting …


Tips for Minimalist Photography in an Urban Environment

Putting less in your images can be a good thing. Here are some tips for doing minimalist photography in an urban setting.

Landscape Photography

Remembering Sue Steward - writer, curator, picture editor and much more

Sue was a well-known, respected, and liked figure in photography says Anne Braybon, commissions manager of the National Portrait Gallery and a close …

World Music

1940's Britain

Tate acquires Martin Parr's 12,000-strong photobook collection

The move makes Tate one of the leading institutions in terms of photobooks, and will make the archive publicly accessible for the first time<p>“I have …

Martin Parr

Spanish Harlem in the 1980s – in pictures

Growing up in New York, photographer Joseph Rodriguez would take the subway from Brooklyn to east Harlem, where his uncle had a sweet shop, to spend time with the local Latino community (Rodriguez is of Puerto Rican and Venezuelan descent). He spent five years “sitting down at kitchen tables and …


Repast lives: a history of food photography

In this taster from her new book Feast for the Eyes, curator and writer Susan Bright brings into focus the rich history of food in pictures. From Man Ray to Cindy Sherman and Martin Parr, it is an artful exploration of how the edible vastly exceeds the simple things we put on our plates.


The week in wildlife – in pictures

Stag deers in London’s Richmond Park, elks in east China, and Bactrian deer in central Asia are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world


I Turned a Camper Into a Giant Camera and Portable Darkroom

Last year, I built a (very rudimentary) 16×20” ultra large format camera out of a bunch of plywood, a pane of glass and some cheap blackout material …


Using Focus Stacking on Landscapes for Extreme Depth of Field

Focus stacking is a technique typically used in macro shots to achieve a large depth of field. It’s a relatively simple concept: take many images …


Wild Facial Hairstyles From the 2017 World Beard and Moustache Championships

Year after year, the eccentric entrants of the World Beard and Moustache Championships wow us with their creatively coiffed facial hair. Now, the quirky hairstyles are back—and bolder than ever—as this year's competition is in full swing.<p>Each one-of-a-kind ‘do simultaneously showcases the …


17 reasons to visit Yorkshire in 2017

There's more to Yorkshire than crispy puddings, pints of best and weather-beaten landscapes this autumn.<p>From the bustling cities of Leeds and York to the quainter towns of Whitby and Harrogate, the county has a packed calendar of activities guaranteed to sate the appetites of culture vultures and …

LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2017

Mathieu Willcocks<p>United Kingdom<p>×<p>Mathieu Willcocks<p><b>Mediterranean Migration</b><p>Winner,<br>Emerging Talent Awards 2016<p>It’s been an interesting year since winning the Emerging Talent award. The biggest news would be also winning a World Press Photo Award for the same project. The photographs were also published …


Workers' playtime as the Fotomuseum Winterthur takes on hobbies

Photographers and artists such as Mike Mandel, Bruce Davidson, Alec Soth, and Kirill Golovchenko feature in a group show on hobbies and</i> …


The week in wildlife – in pictures

Marabou storks, Kamchatkabrown bears and playful lion cubs are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world


The Prevailing Winds of Hills and Heritage

Appalachia pulls at me like a haunted memory. There is an ineffable force that compels me to suspend reality and embrace superstition and myth. It is a longing to hold on to my culture and history in spite of the modern world. The nebulous forests, enveloping moss and dark corners seem to tell a …


Come to the Playa: Burning Man in Pictures


10 Best Photography Apps for iPhone 2017

In search of <b>the most efficient images apps to your iPhone</b>? Listed below are 10 <b>very best images apps</b> that can help you edit your pictures like a …