Vincent Yu

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The Seven Best Lenses Ever Made (For Mirrorless Cameras)

Okay – maybe that title was a little over the top. But these are MY favorite seven lenses for mirrorless cameras. Whether or not these are your …

Microsoft says its new camera app is even better than Apple’s

Microsoft today launched its new camera app for iOS, and the company claims it’s even better than the one Apple builds into iOS.<p>Pix uses artificial intelligence to make your camera “smarter,” automatically adjusting settings and making enhancements to give you the best shots.<p>Every time you press …

Diane Arbus’ life was stranger than her often-odd subjects

“I love to go to people’s houses,” Diane Arbus once told a reporter, “exploring — doing daring things I’ve not done before.” It was that daring that …

Street Photography

The arthouse photographer mixing fetish with feral fashion

The photographs of Muted Fawn (real name Nedda Afsari) look like stills from some lost feminist arthouse horror film. Think a California ghost town ruled by fetish models who moonlight as serial killers and are starting to get bored of it. Twin Peaks and Czech new-wave flicks (with Greek Weird Wave …

The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …

Productivity

Kitschy Theme Park? Nope. China’s Last Maoist Village

Melbourne-based photographer Tim Fenby documents the surreal town of Nanjie, which is the last holdout of communism in capitalist China.<p>In several of the photos that make up photographer Tim Fenby’s <i>Nanjiecun</i> series, red flags can be seen waving in the background. In one photo, a man on a moped …

China

O Berlin – Photographer Peter Puklus

“Tools are there to serve your ideas. I want to use the most perfect tool to express what I want to say, and if it’s dancing I will dance.” Artist …

The Museum of Pixelated Industrial Design

Industrial designer Jung Soo Park presents his new series “Museum of Pixelated Industrial Design.” For this Instagram project the designer started …

See Stunning Photos of Ordos, China’s Creepy Modern Ghost Town

Art World<p>The city's streets await a population that never showed up.<p>,<p>Raphael Olivier, Ordos, Inner Mongolia.<br>Photo: Raphael Olivier.<p>Photographs of the …

Shooting Wet Plate Collodion Portraits with 12,000Ws of Studio Lighting

This is a story about a collaboration to overcome 19th century technology problems using 21st century technology to produce well lit portraits.<p>Luke …

New Zealand

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

The world's most beautiful drone photography?

Instagram users are having to do more and more to make themselves stand out from the crowd.<p>Of course that's not such a challenge when you spend your days travelling the world and flying drones over some of planet earth's most remarkable landscapes.<p>User @dirka, or Californian Dirk Dallas, …

22-Year-Old's Incredibly Artistic Self-Portraits

<b>Prejudice</b><p>Though Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Noell S. Oszvald currently has only 22 total photos on her Flickr page, they're all so incredibly powerful, you could spend hours looking at each one. The 22-year-old started taking photos a little over a year ago, though you wouldn't know that …

Computer Monitors and Digital Color

About every customer that sends one of their digital photos for photo enlargement likes to work with, or enhance their photos. I don’t blame them. …

Tutorials

New Lightroom HDR

Author Topic: New Lightroom HDR (Read 27841 times)<p>« <b>on:</b> April 22, 2015, 08:57:33 AM »<p>Not a big time HDR guy, but the new HDR merge in Lightroom CC is …

Seaside Home Uses Japanese Design to Foster Grandiose Space from 538 Square Feet

Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the <i>Island Bay House</i>, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture designed the structure using Japanese-inspired principles, which gives …

Architizer

Photographer Humorously Imagines Darth Vader with a Daily Routine like the Rest of Us

Polish photographer Pawel Kadysz imagines that Darth Vader is more like us than we might realize. In his series of selfies called <i>Daily Life of Darth Vader</i>, Kadysz shows that the infamous Sith Lord performs many of the same relatable and mundane tasks that we do, such as food shopping and cleaning …

What’s in NatGeo Photographer Jim Richardson’s iPhone?

“In the camera bag” columns have been a staple of photo industry journalism for years, and we certainly haven’t been immune to showing off the goods …

Articles about 6 lofted home offices on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of …

Ken Tanabe creates Halloween costumes from helium balloons and old CDs

American designer Ken Tanabe has used a range of unusual materials including balloons, videotapes and CDs to form alternative Halloween …

Costumes

The Future of Photography is Software

Since the digital photography revolution began near the turn of the millennium, a steady march of new cameras and lenses has been released filling …

Witness the Historical Transformation of Japanese Photography

P.W. No. 40 Symptom—Sea, Body, 1972.<br>Photograph by Kōji Enokura, © Michiyo Enokura<p>1 of 16<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to receive the latest from TIME's …

Art

The Disorienting Beauty of Inverted Seascape Photos

Check out this photo of wispy clouds over a barren desert. It’s actually a photo of a choppy waves hitting a beach… flipped upside down. New …

Photography

Urban Dreams

Project info<p>These images are drawn from my impressions of Japan from a trip my wife and I recently made there to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. For many years I’ve desired to visit this country and I must say that I was not disappointed. The people are incredibly welcome and gracious and …

Urban Design

HyperCam is a Low-Cost Hyperspectral Camera That Captures What We Can’t See

Hyperspectral cameras can see things in the world that the human eyes can’t by capturing information from across the electromagnetic spectrum beyond …

University of Washington

Relics of the Cold War

Project info<p>The Cold War is over — yet signs of it still exist. For forty years the Iron Curtain divided the countries of Europe into East and West. The arms race was unleashed, nuclear fallout shelters were constructed, and everyone braced for the worst. Martin Roemers has spent ten years in …

Review: DJI’s Inspire 1 Pro is a Perfect Drone For Pro Shooters And Super Villains

The innovative folks at DJI continue to design drones that push the limits of aerial photography (and empty the wallets of eager onlookers). A new …

Drones

Sweetie and Hansom