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Cosmos: Abstract Images Created by Destroying Star Photo Film Slides with Bacteria

Without context, the images in <i>Cosmos</i> by photographer Marcus DeSieno may look like colorful and abstract images created with some mysterious method. …

Astrophotography

New Music: Zedd (feat. Selena Gomez) - "I Want You To Know" [Full Audio / Review]

The sooner the better, right? <b>Zedd</b>’s much-anticipated first collaborative track with girlfriend <b>Selena Gomez</b> “I Want You To Know" leaked online today …

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Glow-in-the-dark Nissan should grab everyone's attention

Nissan is getting really creative in promoting its electric car. In Sept. 2014, the company created a custom pickup variant of the car, a …

Sony A7 II vs. Sony A6000 - Landscape Use

There’s a fierce running debate about the merits of full frame vs. APS-C or even smaller sensors like Micro 4/3. Full frame has an image quality …

Homemade rig captures extreme macro shots of snowflakes

Moscow-based photographer Alexey Kljatov is a keen macro photographer, and for the past couple of years he's been producing closeup shots of …

These Privacy Glasses Use Infrared Light to Hide Your Face from Cameras

In this day and age, you’re likely to have a hard time walking down the street and not seeing a camera <i>somewhere</i>. If it isn’t held by the …

Alejandro Guijarro's best photograph – a Cambridge University blackboard

A few years ago, I became increasingly interested in all the academic institutions around the world that are working on new theories of reality – in …

Music Video Features “Bullet Time” Using 625 Pinhole Cameras and 35mm Film

We’ve featured quite a few “bullet time” projects in the past that involve freezing time using rigs of tens or hundreds of cameras, but have you ever …

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom

There’s no question that Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo processing software, but due to that power sometimes it’s not as easy to wrap our …

Tutorials

Photographer David Emitt Adams Creates Tintype Photos Using Rusty Old Cans

Using discarded tin cans found on the hot Arizona desert ground, David Emitt Adams has created timeless pieces he calls Conversations with History. …

Photo Series Uses Face Detection to Spot Faces in Clouds

As humans, it’s only natural to take a look at the sky and perceive to see an object, a face, an animal. Computers, too, are capable of this …

Heather Evans Smith: The Heart and The Heavy

Portrait week continues…today’s post written by Sarah Stankey.<p>Wade<p>The first time that I saw the photographs of Heather Evans Smith was when I first …

Photo Essay on Bombing Suspect Taken Offline to Stop Theft by Screenshot

In 2010, then BU journalism student Johannes Hirn put together a photo essay titled “Will Box for Passport.” The essay was based around a boxer by …

6 Photography Rules You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Breaking

Whenever we first set out to learn something we usually are forced to learn the rules of that particular activity before we’re allowed to fully …

Animated Documentary Explains The UK Terrorism Act and How it Affects Photogs

In response to September 11th and London Bombings, the UK drafted a series of Terrorism Acts, giving their officers certain rights they thought would …

Photographer and Photojournalist Rank at the Bottom of Best and Worst Jobs List

Back in 2010, we shared some statistics from CareerCast’s annual list of the best and worst jobs, and things weren’t looking good for the photography …

How to Protect Your Photography Online

When it comes to protecting your online photography there are many ways to prevent people from copying or distributing your artwork.<p>Lombard Street, SF<p>…

Photography

Adobe Launches Lightroom 5 Beta, Adds Several Exciting Features

From the very first version of Lightroom in 2006, Adobe has been releasing public betas prior to shipping to make sure that the final product has all …

Strange Photo Project Keeps Daily Tabs on a Vending Machine, Apologizes for It

We’ve seen some strange photo projects in the past, but they’re typically making a statement or serving some purpose. Haley Morris-Cafiero’s photos …

How to Make a Double Exposure

Multiple exposure is a technique that many film photographers discovered by complete accident – either the camera broke and the film didn’t advance, …

Photography

Couple Travels 135,000 Miles Over 5 Years for Wedding Dress Portraits

Photographer Jeff Salvage and his wife Jennifer got married back in 2008 near a volcano crater on Easter Island. While they were there, Salvage had …

Experimental Light Painting Photographs with Lights Strapped to Wakeboards

Red Bull Illume and Snap! Orlando recently came up with an awesome way to put a twist on the concept of light painting. They recruited light-painting …

An Introduction to Playing with Ultraviolet Fluorescence in Photographs

Ultraviolet fluorescence is a mechanism in which UV radiation excites chemicals in an object and causes them to release visible light. There are many …

An Explanation of How Photoshop Blend Modes Actually Work

Here’s something you might want to read and bookmark for future reference. Photographer Robert Thomas has written up an in-depth article explaining …

Backup or Die eBook: Learn How To Keep Your Photos Safe

Backup is something that many photographers don’t give enough thought to. And we get that – it’s not nearly as fun as taking photos!<p>But here’s the …

What You Should Know About Social Media & Protecting Your Copyrights

These days, social media is too often regarded as a sure win, when the truth is there’s a lot to take into consideration before accepting the risks …

These Two Simple Elements Can Improve Your City Photography Compositions

We've all been there at some point or another – how do you find a different way to shoot a well-photographed subject?<p><b>Reflections & distortions</b> can …

Creating The Photograph: Bill Wadman's "Diner Scene"

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a new series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about the photo that they shot and</i> …