Emilie Barbier

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Quick Tip: How to Fix Shiny Skin in Photoshop and Lightroom

Here’s a quick retouching tip that almost every portrait photographer will end up using at least once: how to quickly and easily fix shiny or oily …

Stunning Photographs Capture Natural Sculptures Before They Disappear

Artists Martin Hill and Philippa Jones travel from rain forests to Antarctica to create impossible sculptures out of their surroundings.<p>In one of photographer Martin Hill’s most striking images, <i>Synergy</i>, an archway of criss-crossed sticks rises over New Zealand’s Lake Wanaka, where Hill lives with …

Sculpture

Susan Sontag on Selfies, Selfhood, and How the Camera Helps Us Navigate Complexity

“There is a dialectical exchange between simplicity and complexity, like the one between self-revelation and self-concealment.”<p><i>“Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced by photographs is an aesthetic consumerism to which everyone is now addicted,”</i> <b>Susan Sontag</b> (January 16, …

Shooting Starman: Intimate David Bowie Photography

Famed photojournalist Steven Schapiro chronicled the rock icon from 1974 to 1976<p>At <b>81 years of age,</b> photographer Steve Schapiro has a lifetime of …

Susan Sontag on How Photography Mediates Our Relationship with Life and Death

“We no longer study the art of dying, a regular discipline and hygiene in older cultures; but all eyes, at rest, contain that knowledge. The body knows. And the camera shows, inexorably.”<p><i>“Life is a movie. Death is a photograph,”</i> <b>Susan Sontag</b> (January 16, 1933–December 28, 2004) wrote in <i>The …

Tips on Different Filters for Photographers

Whether you're a travel photographer or you specialize in portraits, there are different filters for different clickers. I find that using filters …

Landscape Photography

Apple Awarded Patent for Disabling iPhone Cameras to Ban Photography

Apple has been awarded a US patent for a system that could disable iPhone cameras with infrared signals, allowing photography to be remotely banned …