WCC 2017-2018

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

Designer Perfectly Matches Pantone Color Swatches with Real-Life Landscapes

It's no secret that designers love playing with Pantone swatches. From tiny objects to tasty treats, contemporary creatives have introduced and embraced a Technicolor trend of matching color samples with everyday items. Italian graphic designer Andrea Antoni has put his own spin on the Pantone …

Graphic Design

15 Amazing Winners From the 2017 iPhone Photography Awards

A decade ago, you wouldn’t imagine snapping a great picture on a cell phone. But with the advent of the iPhone and increasingly refined smartphone technology, photography on a mobile device is becoming the standard for many creatives. Breathtaking landscapes, emotional scenes, and intricately …


The Epson panoramic photography awards 2017 – in pictures

The Epson International Pano awards showcase the work of the best panoramic photographers from around the world. Thousands of entries were submitted to the eighth annual competition. Here is a selection of the best, including the winning entry of a river in China


Ruined temples and forgotten places: historic photographer of the year – in pictures

The first historic photographer of the year awards showcase the world’s very best historic places and cultural sites from across the globe, capturing everything from the most famous national treasures to obscure and forgotten hidden gems. Here, the photographers tell the stories behind their …


The 10 best photography competitions to enter this Autumn

The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, International Photography Award & many more - we present a selection of the best competitions and grants open …


Keeping image editors in the ‘Loupe’

Time is money for professional photographers and creatives… and in short supply for amateurs too. So, a photo-editing console that’s been …


Photography exhibition shows rarely seen images of women in war

<b>A new photography exhibition chronicles female perspectives of war through rarely-seen images.</b><p>Taken by nurses, ambulance drivers and official …



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Rights & Freedoms

My Street Photography Philosophy (in Rome with the Fujifilm X-T20)

Una publicación compartida por Sean Tucker (@seantuck) el 6 de Nov de 2017 a la(s) 7:41 PST<p>Una publicación compartida por Sean Tucker (@seantuck) el …

Portrait Photography

Autumn scenes in UK and prayers for Zimbabwe – Sunday's top photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, from autumnal weather in the UK and mushroom hunting in Turkey to snow in Germany and a toy parade in London


William Eggleston: ‘The music’s here then it’s gone – like a dream’

His intense colour photographs changed the way we see the world. Now, at 78, he has released his debut album, of synthesiser soundscapes. At home in Memphis, he discusses his extraordinary life and art<p>Darkness is falling outside the window of William Eggleston’s fifth-floor apartment in midtown …

Street Photography

New Range Mask in Lightroom Classic CC

I am a Belgium-based photographer and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Certified Expert. I offer training on using on- and off-camera flash (working with …


iPhone Photography by Eric Van Nynatten

Shots taken with an iPhone by Eric Van Nynatten.<p>Eric Van Nynatten is a skilled photographer based in New York City. He actually shoots fashion …


Twenty Helpful Tips and Tricks for Photoshop

Photoshop is a tremendously intricate and nuanced program, and you can never have enough tips and tricks to navigate all its features and options and …


These vintage photos of New York show the heyday of the ‘Mean Streets’ look

Edward Grazda’s fresh images of tired times<p>Things tend to look grittier in hindsight. Maybe it’s the patina of age, or the strangeness of a distant …


Those ‘Magical’ Photoshoots Aren’t So Magical After All

Photographer Gilmar Silva reveals the magic that goes into getting the “perfect” shot<p>Often when we see professional family portraits posted on …


89-Year-Old Photographer Pokes Fun at Herself in Silly Self-Portraits

Learning something new can be challenging, but sometimes, it can take you places you’d never imagine. Kimiko Nishimoto was 72 years old when she picked up a camera, and it’s transformed her life over the past 17 years. Now at 89, she's enjoying wide-spread attention for her creative self-portrait …


How to Shoot Engaging Travel Portraits from Start to Finish

Capturing great travel portraits can be difficult - this tutorial will walk you through the entire process from approach, to shooting, to finishing …

Portrait Photography

Mandy Disher: Experimenting with light pads for photography

<b>A few years ago Mandy Disher embarked on a series of experiments using flowers and high-key lighting from an LED light pad, with stunning results.</b> …


Photographer Projects Portraits Onto Pieces of Trash in Los Angeles

Photographer Philippe Echaroux wants to spread an important message about the problem of trash littered on streets. His new photo project <i>After the</i> …


Is the future of beginner photography a bright orange camera with no buttons?

Traditional camera manufacturers fail beginner photographers over and over.<p>They'll gladly sell you a camera with a kit lens, but they've struggled to …


Very Important Photography Topics: Nov. 17

Photography topics in the headlines this week: renting high-end photography gear, shooting a meteor shower and nature-saving art. Read on for more of …


Lights, shadows and silhouettes by #teampixel

Shadows don’t always have to be scary—they can be downright magical. This week, #teampixel is sharing everything from a solitary lemon’s shadow to …


The best Christmas tech gifts for 2017

Christmas is a time for good cheer, gift-giving and indulgence. But for the techies out there, it is also a great time to get a wishlist together of goodies and gadgets they fancy from Santa (or as a personal Christmas treat) this year.<p>We have broken down some of the top products this year from …

Gear & Gadgets

How to get a Hasselblad for £84

Hasselblad might be one of the best medium format camera manufacturers on the planet but its prices reflect that, making it inaccessible to most - …


Week in pictures: 11 - 17 November 2017

<b>Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.</b><p>Quixote and Doris the Shetland pony greet each other while Inspector Simon Rooke of the Metropolitan Police looks on, ahead of the 2017 Olympia Horse Show.<p><b>All photographs are copyrighted.</b>

Dominic Thiem

The Largest Digital Camera In The World Takes Shape

Support the news<p>Astronomers in California are building the largest digital camera in the world. It will go on a giant telescope taking shape in Chile …


The 20 photographs of the week

The coup in Zimbabwe, flooding in Greece, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Italy’s elimination from the World Cup – the week’s biggest news stories captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Leonardo Bonucci

A Complete Guide to a Popular Children's Portraiture Retouching Look

If you look at a lot of children's portraiture, you'll probably notice a popular look that is the signature of quite a few photographers, namely …

Portrait Photography