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31 Rolls of Undeveloped Film from a Soldier in WWII Discovered and Processed

Photographer Levi Bettweiser is the man behind the Rescued Film Project, an effort to find and rescue old and undeveloped rolls of film from the far …

The Worst Place to Sit on a Plane

Your seat location on the aircraft can affect your health<p>Forget the window seat next time you’re booking a flight longer than six hours. According to new research, enjoying window views from 30,000 feet ups your odds of suffering from deep venous thromboses (DVTs)—or blood clots—than being in an …

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

Battle of the Client Galleries: Comparing 11 of The Best Tools for Proofing and Presentation

Online client galleries have been there for some time now, but many photographers either neglect this powerful tool relying on ol’ school DVDs and …

Mirrored Suitcase Reflects Captivating City Scenes

Photographer Rui Calada Bastos used a mirrored suitcase as the main focus to develop this engaging series, entitled <i>The Mirror Suitcase Man</i>, where images overlap in complex arrangements. Using light and reflections, Calada Bastos captured moments in which a man carries a suitcase across a fragmented …

Art

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

Five Steps to Improve Your Creativity

Creativity is not some mysterious, elusive attribute that only the lucky people get. It is a skill that can be learned and developed. A muscle that …

How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

A Day in the Life of a Studio Fashion Photographer

Being a fashion photographer isn’t all fun and games, there is a lot of work that takes places behind the camera. Take a look at the video below to …

9 mistakes made by pros that you should avoid

Mistakes are a natural part of every life. Their presence transcends things like experience, talent and high skill levels. To put it differently, …

The great pinhole camera comeback

You can do a lot with a cardboard box. Make a fort. Make a Halloween costume. Or how about turning it into a camera? Designer Kelly Angood did just that, and ended up creating a pinhole camera that has taken off thanks to a crowdfunding campaign that went viral.<p>In April, Angood launched a …

How to Make a Portrait of a Stranger in 8 Easy Steps

How to Make a Portrait of a Stranger in 8 Easy Steps - get over the fear of photographing strangers with Valerie Jardin's easy to follow steps.

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

Digital Photography

Jason Landry: Instant Connections: Essays and Interviews on Photography

<i>“Jason Landry deftly describes the photographic journey from the inside out with his perceptive, humorous, and poignant essays on the people, events,</i> …

Creating Motion in Stills: How to Animate a Photo in Post with the Parallax Effect

UK motion graphics artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows specializes in bringing stills to life. Using a series of steps in Photoshop and …

Polaroid Cameras: A Look at Some of the Most Interesting

Sixty-five years ago, Polaroid’s instant film cameras hit the market, and the world embraced the fun new way of taking pictures with nearly immediate …

Cameras

Long Exposure Photo

Learn how to freeze moving subjects in a long exposure photo by creating a composite of a long exposure shot and a high ISO fast exposure.

Photography

The Wonderland Series

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

How to Find Your Best Images With Lightroom 5’s Compare View

For decades photographers have faced the question of how to determine which of their images are the best. I’ve been through it all, from squinting at …

Kodak Alaris and Lomography Partner Up, Vow to Keep Film Photography Alive

Analog photography buffs can rest a little easier: Photographic film is now supported by the combined economic majesty of Lomography and the …

sheridanphotography

I grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. I went on to Stanford Medical School and chose Ophthalmology …

L.M. Sacasas

“There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.” – Marshall McLuhan

Photo Opportunities: An Interview with Artist Corinne Vionnet

<i>Corinne Vionnet is a visual artist based in Switzerland. Her work has been exhibited at Jenisch Museum, Vevey, Switzerland; Arts Santa Monica,</i> …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles