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27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

1. Spiral Jetty – Great Salt Lake, Utah

In 1970, artist Robert Smithson wandered out onto northeastern shore of the Great Salt Lake in Utah and began work on what is perhaps his best known project–The Spiral Jetty. Since …

Art

Natural Leading Lines

Natural leading lines are a great way to improve your composition and help convey emotion in your photographs. Check out some effective ways these …

Shutter Speed

Which Photo-Filter to Use?

How to make your Landscape Photo’s POP! Use FiltersHi Guys, In this post I’m going to teach you about photography filters and deciding which one to …

Why Every Photographer Should Use a Manual Focus Lens

Your camera is smart. It has processors that are able to run algorithms, for near instantaneous adjustments to compensate for lighting conditions and …

Photographers

Mirrorless vs DSLR - What's Right for You?

We’re seeing more and more videos from people who switched from a DSLR to a Mirrorless camera. That’s all fine, interesting and sometimes emotional, …

Cameras

8 Ways How Money Can Buy You Happiness in Street Photography

(Pictured above: Leica M9-P Hermes Edition. Only $50,000)

We are always told that money doesn’t make us happy. Although I like the saying, it isn’t …

Cameras

The Essential Guide to Understanding Light

• What Light Is: Understand why we see things, why they have colour, and how our camera and our eyes are different.
• How Light Behaves: Learn the three …

How-To's

UV Filters - Do They Really Protect Your Lens?

Wanna see lots of glass being shattered… expensive glass? Yeah, me too! But for all you gear preservation activists on the other hand, this is not …

Photographers

Instagram Now Supports Landscape and Portrait Format Photos

Starting today, Instagram users will no longer be limited to posting square photos. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing company just announced that it …

Instagram

I Don’t Do Weddings: Wedding Photography Through a Commercial Photographer’s Lens

There was a time when I guess you could have called me a wedding photographer. Although at that point you could have really called me an ‘anything’ …

Photographers

The Photo as Weapon

Photography has been used in many ways throughout its history: as documentation, propaganda, keepsake, etc. But never has it been so frequently used …

Colin Powell

Photographer Explores the Beautiful Diversity of Redheads

Between one and two percent of the world's population are redheads, according to BBC News. While gingers are usually thought to be white, pale, and of Celtic-Germanic descent, the reality is that there are millions of people of color around the world who have freckles and fiery locks of hair. …

Photographers

Geometric

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All 78 Original "Star Trek" Episodes, Rendered As Minimalist Posters

Designer Mark Gonyea is back, and has distilled every episode of The Original Series into a single image.

Compared to today's CGI-laden sci-fi shows, the original Star Trek was about as minimalist as it gets: the sets were cardboard, the aliens all rubber and grease paint, and the uniforms little …

Star Trek

Artist Recreates Objects as Remarkably Realistic 3D Drawings on Flat Surfaces

Artist Stefan Pabst skillfully creates the illusion of three-dimensionality. His phenomenal pieces, which appear to be 3D objects and people, are actually anamorphic illustrations. The designer started out by painting portraits in 2007, but yearned to do something different from his usual work. …

Drawing

Artist stunningly colorizes old photos with a whimsical twist

Accomplished photographer and digital artist Jane Long does not simply colorize old photographs, she creates new works of art using old scenes.

Her project, called Dancing with Costică, was originally made after Long decided to practice some of her retouching skills. She became fascinated with the …

Art

What Happens When A Male Photographer Tries To Reclaim Women's Bodies?

Cary Fagan

A young girl lazes on her back, her Botticelli-like hair falling in waves. It’s a beautiful image, complete with hazy, diffused light falling evenly upon its subject, in the style that’s been popularized on Tumblr and in catalogs that use beauty as a sales tool.

It’s timeless and ethereal; …

Art

Artist Transforms the Streets of Tokyo into Social and Political Art

Whether or not you see graffiti as an art form or merely a type of vandalism, you will surely appreciate what Spanish street artist, Pejac did to the …

Art

Is Banksy about to open secret exhibition in Weston-super-Mare?

Britain's most renowned street artist thought to be preparing to unveil show called Dismaland at disused lido at seaside resort near Bristol

He is the guerrilla graffiti artist whose identity remains a mystery. But Banksy appears to be about to go very public with a secret exhibition in …

Art

Backyard Landscape Photography - Learning from mistakes

Backyard Landscape Photography: Learning from my mistakes

Backyard Landscape Photography is a great way to get prepared for the big trip. Most of us, …

Nature Photography

Camera Megapixel Myth: Your actual Camera could win at contests!

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Camera Megapixel Myth debunked !

In the last few months new camera …

Cameras

How I turned from Canon to Sony, or why DSLR is dead

Example of an amazing dynamic range of an older SONY a7

Normally exposed image against the sun (Sony A7)

Shadows pulled in Adobe Camera RAW

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Canon