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Studio portraits: What modifier for what light?

Santa Claus has you spoiled this year by offering you the studio of your dreams? A kit of flashes, a backdrop support and even more rolls of paper? …

Night sky image of Mount Rainier will be U.S. stamp — photographer shares his technique, love for stars

A spectacular photograph of the night sky over Washington’s Mount Rainier has been chosen by the U.S. Postal Service for a collection of stamps …

10 All-Too-Real Martin Parr Photographs That Redefine "Food Porn"

Before the days of “instafamous” foodies and celebrity snack bloggers, there was <b>Martin Parr</b>. A British photographer and longtime <b>Magnum</b> member, Parr …

Martin Parr

The steps I took to create the circus doll photo

You know how sometimes you see a photo and just have to know how it was made. I mean not in the tutorial-follow-me kind of way but more in the who …

This photographer creates amazing imaginary worlds out of everyday food items

The Seattle based photographer is the mastermind behind "Big Appetites," a photo series and book that combines miniature human figures with foods to create life-like scenes.<p>From a man pushing a snowblower through piles of powdered donuts to a family camping trip under a broccoli forrest, Boffoli's …

Striking Self-Portraits Replace One Eye with an Animal's

<b>Hungarian photographer Flóra Borsi has made a name for herself with exceedingly clever photo manipulations.</b> Like her imaginative Photoshop In Real …

Photos: this is your food—ingredient by ingredient

Have you ever wondered what caffeine looks like?<p>What about corn syrup, or other basic, yet seemingly mysterious, additives contained in our food like shellac, mono- and diglycerides, or soy lecithin?<p>A new book lifts the lid on what goes into the processed foods we like so much.<p>Using minimalistic …

Processed Food

Japan’s First Woman Photo-Journalist, Still Shooting At The Age Of 101, Reveals Her Secret

Tsuneko Sasamoto is one of Japan’s first woman photo-journalists. Born on September 1st, 1914, she is also one of the country’s oldest photographers, …

How to Make Color Photos Using Only B&W Shots

Before the introduction of color film, Many photographers experimented with ways to record color images using black and white mediums. One of the …

See the World’s Most Iconic Places Transformed by Whimsical Paper Cut Outs

London-based photographer Rich McCor understands that his city is a magical one, but like all of us, it’s easy to become tone-deaf to the quirks and …

Embroidery Turns Everyday Beauty Photography On Its Head

Berlin-based multimedia artist Jose Romussi has an ambivalent, push-and-pull relationship with photography; for <i>Anti-Serie</i>, he appropriates found …

This Amazing Photo Process is Called Gumoil Printing

Photographer Anna Ostanina of St. Petersburg, Russia, has spent years working with alternative photo printing techniques. Her favorite is one called …

This Infographic is a Complete Guide to Photography for Beginners

If you’re just starting out in photography, learning the fundamental principles, techniques, and concepts can feel daunting. To help beginners out, …

Spectacular Long Exposure Photography Examples of the Night Sky

The night has sent countless people through the ages into fits of prose and poetry, and why not? To gaze into the evening sky is one of the beautiful …

The Red List Lets You Study the Work of the Greatest Photographers

Photography is an art; by looking upon past examples, we can not only learn to improve our own technique, but also to study and appreciate times …

The Focal Camera: An Open Source Modular Camera

Over the past year, Dutch artist Mathijs van Oosterhoudt has been developing a new camera system. No, it’s not a high-tech digital system that’s …

The Story Behind the Haunting Photo of a Starving Afghan Boy

LightBox Newsletter<p>Sign up to receive the latest from TIME's photo editors. View Sample<p>Andrew Quilty’s photograph is hard to read at first. Under …

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

How to Shoot Product Photos With One Light

Screenshot taken from the video<p>Dan over at Adorama Pro has come up with one of the coolest and smartest ways to shoot product photos on seamless …

Photography

7 times you should ignore your camera’s light meter

Your camera’s light meter usually does a good job of assessing brightness and recommending sensible exposure settings, but there are some times when …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Photoshopping Wings Into a Surreal Portrait

Ok, let’s just be honest for a second here: <i>everyone</i> and <i>everything</i> in the world looks drastically cooler with wings. Period. It’s just the way it …

These Are the Darkroom Techniques Photoshop’s Tools Are Based On

As a tribute to Photoshop for its recent 25th birthday, Lynda created this “before there was Photoshop” video that shows the darkroom tools and …

Free Photography Software for Your Image-Editing Needs

There's no denying the fact that in photography, the software necessary to process the images can cost more than an entry level DSLR camera. It's …

Tutorials

Reflection Perfection: 60 Photos That Show You How It's Done

Capturing beautiful reflections is <b>not as easy as it looks</b>. It takes planning, patience, creativity and sometimes luck to be able to capture that …

City Halls

Half Past Autumn: The Life and Work of Gordon Parks – Must Watch Documentary

<b>Gordon Parks</b> was a true modern renaissance man with achievements in many fields. Among his many accomplishments, he was a groundbreaking photographer …

Photography

Home Studio Essentials Episodes 1-10

If you’ve been watching my recent videos over on Adorama TV you’ll have noticed a pattern forming. Over the past months the majority of the videos …

Walking

11 Incredible Photography Tips That Have Nothing to Do with the Camera You Use

The great team at Artifact Uprising has created a strong list of tips by some of the top mobile photographers on Instagram. Having been engulfed in …

Mobile Photography

WallApp

For artists<p>Want to sell your artworks? Make your website feel more real with great previews.<p>For wall decoration buyers<p>Drag the photo you want to …

Heroes, Villains, and Pop Culture Characters Go ‘Super Flemish’ in 16th Century Style Portraits

What if Superman was born in the sixteenth century? What if the Hulk was a Duke? How might Van Eyck have portrayed Snow White? These are the …