Lili Scott

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Photographer Documents the Amusing Ways His Girlfriend Tries to Hide from the Camera

Some people are naturally camera shy and prefer to live their lives off-film. This, however, is a challenge when your significant other is a photographer. Mikaël Theimer tried many times to take a picture of his girlfriend, Marion, but she would always attempt to dodge his lens. Instead of giving …

Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

Animation

Introducing the Airport Sleepbox

Would you sleep inside this? If you're an avid traveler, then you know how hard it is to catch a little shut eye when your plane is delayed. A new design by Russian based studio Arch Group has already started fixing this problem.<p>The Sleepbox is a small cabin space that can be found in airports, …

Cabins

IBM Engineer Quits His Job to Travel the World as an Instagram-Famous Photographer

If you had the chance to quit your job and pursue your passion, would you do it? Engineer-turned-photographer Eelco Roos seized the opportunity to follow his dream, and hasn't looked back since. The Dutch creative used to work as an IT specialist at IBM Amsterdam for 10 years, but increasing …

Employment

5 Tips for Becoming More Instinctive With Portrait Photography

The main challenge with portrait photography is, without a doubt, producing a portrait that does not leave the subject looking rigid, anxious, or …

Landscape Photography

This World is Awesome (20 photos)

As a National Geographic photographer since 1995, Stephen Alvarez has explored our world in ways most of us can only imagine. His global stories have won him numerous awards and taken him to amazing places, much like our all-time favorite photographer, Steve McCurry.<p>Over the past fifteen years, …

Photography

Martin Parr: Life's a Beach

Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Sydney 31 January – 27 March 2016<p>British photographer Martin Parr is known for his documentary-style photography and his images that take an intimate, satirical and anthropological look at modern life. His Life’s a Beach series takes viewers to the seaside with close-ups of …

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a DSLR Lens

One of the main benefits of owning a DSLR camera is the ability to utilize a wide variety of different lenses. Most professional photographers will …

Cameras

Top 10 Mistakes of Beginning Photographers

While the instant feedback gives the impression that digital photography is easy, here are some very common beginner mistakes:<p>“Photowalking in …

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Nature

Beautifully Vulnerable Self-Portraits (16 photos)

Kalie Garrett is a 19-year-old photographer who takes such vulnerable self-portraits, you can't help but get emotional when you look at them. Rather than describe them myself, here are some touching testimonials left on her Flickr page:<p>“You probably know by now how much I adore your work. I mean, …

Emotions

From One Moment to Another - Photographs and text by Aurélien Voldoire | LensCulture

Southern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere: 15,000 km between these two islands.<p>On one side: Mauritius, situated on the legendary Spice Route, where the Old Occident and the mystical Orient meet.<p>On the other side: Cuba, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, halfway between the United States in the …

Mauritius

Tension, Paranoia, and Hilarity Run Through These Photos of Domesticity Gone Wrong

For most people, the home is a place to relax, unwind, and feel at ease, but for Israeli photographer Rubi Lebovitch, maintaining a household is …

How to Get a Shallow Depth of Field

Depth of field is a photography term that refers to the selective focus of the camera lens along a certain plane. This creates a sharp focus for any …

Landscape Photography

Photography 101: White Balance Explained

The term “white balance” originates from the world of video imaging where a device (waveform monitor) was used to match or “balance” the signals from …

What is White Balance?

White balance (WB) is really important for accurate re-production of colors in a photo. If WB settings are not properly tuned in your digital camera, …

Tutorials

Beginner Photography Tips

This is an article targeted toward beginners just starting out. It’s not very technical information, rather it focuses on some simple yet important …

Ansel Adams

Sexy NYC Rooftop

Luc Braquet has teamed up with the Ben Trovato blog for his latest project <i>Over Broadway</i>. “I always want to show the real beauty of the girl, make them expressive, quite natural, therefore I like to shoot alone with a model or just with one make-up/hair artist, to keep a small team around me, and …

Beauty

Fascinating Photos on Animal Domestication

National Geographic recently put out a thought-provoking article titled Animal Domestication.<p>Here's one of my favorite excerpts:<i><br>A growing body of evidence shows that historically, domesticated animals likely played a large part in their own taming, habituating themselves to humans before we took an</i> …

Anthropology

Polaroid University is an Online Photography School Taught by Industry Pros

Polaroid is teaming up with professional photographers to launch Polaroid University, an online photography education program that provides a crash …

Quirky Fashion Shoot Features Residents of a South Wales Town in Serious Economic Decline

<i>Merthyr Rising</i> is a collaboration between London-based photographer Tom Johnson and stylist Charlotte James that seeks to challenge the …

25 Nostalgic Photographs Bring Us Back to Childhood and Long Lost Memories (Sponsored)

As Susan Sontag, Roland Barthes, and other intellectuals from the latter end of the 20th century suggested, every photograph is nostalgic, if only …

Winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014

The winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014 were just announced! UK landscape photographer Greg Whitton nabbed the top prize with his stunning image of light hitting the Southern Highlands in Iceland. It was taken during a six-day wild camping trip in Iceland with four other …

Nature Photography

18-Year-Old Creates Visual Narratives through Cinematic Portraits

A natural-born storyteller, 18-year-old photographer and filmmaker Alex Currie uses his camera to convey compelling narratives and powerful emotions. Perhaps influenced by his background in motion pictures, each of his images reads as a cinematic frame sliced from a larger scene, leaving the …

M-learning

Photography Tips for the Common Man

People who are not professional photographers have different ideas about their photography gifts and abilities. Many are of the opinion that it’s …

Photography

5 Things You Should Know About Composition

Composition is an interesting aspect of photography because there are no absolutes. It’s mostly opinion. Compose an image a certain way and some …

Landscape Photography

LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2015

Lars Boering<p><i>Managing Director</i><br>World Press Photo<br>Amsterdam, The Netherlands<p>Lars Boering is the Managing Director of World Press Photo, the world's leading international contest in visual journalism. He has been actively involved with photography for many years. He has (co)produced exhibitions with …

23-Year-Old's Hauntingly Surreal Photo Manipulations

Crete-born photographer George Christakis is a modern day Surrealist. His visual art, generally photo manipulations, includes a collection of haunting photographs that seem to have hidden meanings or don't quite make sense. A woman balancing on the top edge of a skyscraper, a person floating under …

Modern Art