Suad Bejtovic

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How the 50-mm Lens Became ‘Normal’

It’s often called the optic that best approximates human vision, but approximation is relative. An Object Lesson.<p>It was the curved shape of the lens that led to its name being borrowed, in the late 17th century, from the Latin name of the lentil plant, <i>lens culinaris</i>. In French, another word for …

Microscopy

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …

The Photographer Who Saw America’s Monuments Hiding in Plain Sight

Lee Friedlander’s “The American Monument” was first published in 1976. That’s “monument” singular, though one of the many singular things about Friedlander is that he’s nothing if not a pluralist. Whitman-like, he is great, contains multitudes. In an essay appended to the sumptuous new edition of …

Street Photography

15 Best Travel Pants for Hiking, Exploring, and Everything in Between

Whether you are doing humanitarian work in Haiti, riding the rail in India, or trekking through southern Greenland, a good pair of travel pants may …

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

Khizr Khan on the Constitution

“Liberty requires vigilance and sacrifice so we remain standing in defense of our Constitution and its values,” says Khizr Khan. The lawyer and Gold Star father of Captain Humayun Khan, a Muslim-American soldier killed in Iraq, spoke out against President Trump at the Democratic National Committee …

Khizr Khan

Checklist: What You Must Ask a Client Before Giving a Price

It's a huge risk to not ask the right questions before giving a prospective client a price. Not only does it make you look like an amateur, but you …

Five useful photo apps for travelers

Photo apps for travelers<p>Photographers take great care in choosing the right gear for a trip. Why not make sure your smartphone is well equipped for …

Apps

Infographic: Epic European Roads

Road trips are synonymous with the United States of America due to its sheer size and vast highways, but did you know that the first ever road trip …

European Travel

Making Soufflé Is Simple, If You Know Its Secrets

A soufflé sums up French cuisine, a bravura display of timing and skill. When you follow the rules, with just a few minutes' work the soufflé puffs in the oven to impressive heights, perhaps doubling its original volume. It's all a matter of folding whisked egg whites into a basic flavoring …

49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

Get Your Photography Out of Hibernation with These Six Ideas

For many photographers winter can be a slow time of year both in terms of client work and personal motivation. Then spring comes and it’s time to get out of hibernation. To get over the slump, there are lots of things you can work on from taking classes to improve weak areas from posing to …

Cheat Sheet: Masters of Photography

We’ve all heard name-droppers at photo exhibitions, galleries, and other places.<p>I’m going to give you a cheat-sheet of all the masters of photography …

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

Photography

How to Plan and Capture a Perfectly Aligned Moonrise Photo

Photographing the moon can be spectacular—a rising full moon looks very big and is often red. And combining a spectacular moonrise shot with …

500px's New Splash Tool Finds Images Through Rough Sketches

We’ve seen a flurry of technological innovation centered around image search, particularly in the form of artificial intelligence algorithms that can …

The Problem With Art Fairs

This is the fourth and final film in an enlightening series of short films from Artsy and UBS, titled "The Art Market (in Four Parts)," that aims to make sense of the unregulated art world. This episode is about the pitfalls of art fairs, and how the contemporary market has created massively …

Auctions

Daily Practice is a good thing for swimming, playing the piano and making art with a camera. Familiarity engenders comfortable knowledge.

<i>Post Swim Self-Portrait.</i><i></i><br>When I look around at the contemporary landscape I am often surprised that no one carries their camera with them anymore, …

Street Photography

7 Ways to Save Money on Your New Photography Gear

Okay, so it’s time to upgrade your gear. You’re quite sure it’s not just another case of G.A.S.; this time isn’t about trying to keep up with market …

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<i>In this article, New York-based photographer Todd Vorenkamp shares 44 helpful tips you can use to improve the quality of your photography.</i><p><b>1. Shoot</b> …

Five Things I Learned About Dressing For a Wedding

What one writer learned suiting up on his wedding day.<p>So, I got married a few days ago. For all my stress and anxiety, things went well—so well that I keep half-expecting some unanticipated million-dollar expense to show up in the mail. I credit the success of the evening in large part to my bride, …

Make a Pocket Portfolio for a Way to Stand Out When Out and About

As a photographer, I’m constantly striving for new ways to stand out. While considering that some of the greatest opportunities to create a lasting …

What NOT to Say to a Photographer

Graphic designer Luca Masini of Zerouno Design created a series of graphics that feature questions or phrases that commonly annoy photographers.<p>“We …

Animal photos of the year 2014: Part 2 - Telegraph

Photographer Shoots Family Portraits That Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

Family portraits are usually meant to be idealized representation of families, with nice clothes, pleasant smiles, and beautiful backdrops. The …