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Stunning Beauty of Freckled Individuals

#Freckles, a portrait series by photographer Brock Elbank, celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of freckled individuals and explores the struggles …

Beauty

I Used Toy Cars, Legos And Towels To Create These Images

Hello my name is Wellington, I’m 34 years old, Brazilian and I’m an event photographer, although I did everything in photography, after entering a …

Lego

8 Tricks for DIY Photo Filters

If you love taking artistic pictures, you probably use filters to help create interesting and dynamic still images. However, professional filters can …

Tilt-shift

The 13 best apps for drawing and painting on your iPad

Whether you want to sketch, paint or draw on your iPad – here's our expert pick of the best iPad apps for artists including Procreate 3.2, Sketchbook …

iPad Apps

How to Drop $725K on Gear: The Priciest Items Sold by B&H

When it’s time to buy new gear, we usually need to seek out options that offer the best bang for the buck. In the process of doing so, we’re forced …

Top 10 Photos of the Year 2013

We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been …

Photography

How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography

The human body has been a common subject of photography since the 19th century, when boudoir “artist studies” first served as substitutes for live …

Starting Out as a Wedding Photographer

There has been such a huge influx of people wanting to make a living through wedding photography these days that I almost get as many enquiries from …

Colorizing Photoshoppers Put a New Spin on Old Historical Photos

There’s an awesome little subreddit that has been getting a lot of press coverage as of late. It’s called ColorizedHistory, and is a 20,000+ person …

10 Quirky Camera Designs from Digital Photography’s Past

Camera makers narrowed the point-and-shoot market down to a couple of basic designs some years ago, and ever since it’s been one variation after …

Three Flashes For the Strobist on a Budget

Strobists typically love to work with their lights manually vs using TTL; and one of the excellent things about that is that it enables manufacturers …

Vibrant Water Splashes on the Heads of Bald Men in Photo Series, 'Water Wigs'

Los Angeles-based photographer Tim Tadder can be seen in his behind the scenes video explaining the philosophy that drives projects such as the …

Photos of Useless Things That You Won’t Find in the Real World

For his project titled Improbabilità (“improbability”), Italian photographer and photo manipulator Giuseppe Colarusso created a series of surreal …

Showing the Reflected Light a Polarizing Filter Eliminates from a Scene

Want to see how much reflected light your polarizing filter eliminates from any scene? You can easily visualize this light using an image editing …

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

Street Photography

20 Stunning Examples of High Speed Photography (And Tuts on How to Do It Yourself)

A lot happens in the blink of an eye — a lot of pretty amazing things. But due to the way our brain works, we don't really get to “see” these amazing …

Camera Captures Ancient Egyptian Statue Spinning On Its Own

Time-lapse videos are all the rage these days, but the one above is unlike any that have ever been made. It shows an ancient Egyptian statue spinning …

Five Films That We Never Want to Say Goodbye To

Kodak Portra 400 120 (Shot by Chris Gampat)<p>In recent years, the film industry has been suffering greatly and many manufacturers have been cutting …

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

The Bonzart Ampel: A $180 Not-Quite-Toy Camera that Shoots Native Tilt-Shift

Getting your camera noticed if it’s not also a smartphone or a high-end shooter is getting harder by the day. And phones such as the newly announced …

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

From Pistol Cameras to those that appear to be looking back at you, it’s true they did it better in the old days. i09 put together a definitive guide to the bounty of camera oddities from the...

From Pistol Cameras to those that appear to be looking back at you, it’s true they did it better in the old days. i09 put together a definitive guide …

A Look at Reducing Noise in Photographs Using Median Blending

Between a recent post here on PetaPixel about the Beauty of Space Photography, and my own experiments on blending series of images using averaging …

What Averaged Face Photographs Reveal About Human Beauty

A while back, PetaPixel posted some features about image averaging and faces. Richard Prince created a composite portrait of the 57 faces of …

Five Lenses for The Discerning Landscape Photographer

So you want to shoot landscape images? All you have to do is slap on a wide angle and head out, right? WRONG! There is so much more to landscape …

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

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The Jarvie Window: Photographing Faces Through a Ring Flash

Check out the picture above. Pretty cool, huh? Well, to make photos like this you can use a special technique. It wasn’t invented by me, but by a Bay …