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The Praying Monks, or: How Quickly False Facts Can Spread for Viral Photos

It’s pretty common for great images to go viral on social media sites, but what happens when a photo goes viral with an incorrect caption… <i>twice</i>? …

Social Media

The Myth of More (Not Just Another Fuji X100T Review)

I’ll say this right up front: what you’re about to read is not a review of the Fujifilm X100T. That’s a good thing, because I’m a lousy camera …

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

A Look at What Top Cloud Storage Services Say About Your Photo Rights

In the age of digital photography, many of us turn to online cloud solutions to help us backup our precious moments. However, the question that many …

Cloud Computing

DX or FX for Sports and Wildlife Photography

It seems like the debate of DX vs FX for wildlife and sports photography is a never ending one. DX shooters argue that they get more reach, stating …

Ten household items that can improve your food photography

Today’s post is for the food photographers! I promise that POY won’t get overtaken by food photography stuff but lately I’ve been trying so many new …

5 Different Setups To Nail A 2 Lights Product Shot

There are a lot of things you can do with just 2 lights, actually, you can do some kicking products shots. Here are a few quick and easy product …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

30+ Crazy Photographers Who Will Do ANYTHING For The Perfect Shot

Getting the angle and perspective for a photo just right can sometimes be very tricky, but these crazy photographers don't mind – when it comes to …

The Gradual Move Towards Fujifilm: An Interview with Patrick La Roque

Welcome to our <b>series of 100 interviews</b> <b>we will be holding with professional photographers who use mirrorless cameras</b> for work! “Switching to a smaller …

Some Notes on Street Photography with the Fujifilm X100T

[Update: See my new post <b>“On the Streets of San Francisco with the Fujifilm X100T Rangefinder“</b> with many examples!]My favorite genre of photography is …

Articles about finally-office-furniture-laptop-workforce on Dwell.com - Dwell

Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.<p>Dutch designers Makkink & Bey prove that flexible furnishings can increase efficiency in the modern workplace.<p>The original Slingbox was one of those rare devices that did one thing, …

Furniture

The Serious Eats Guide to Food Photography

Taking great photographs of food is a hard-earned skill—after all, that's why some people are lucky enough to get paid for it. But it's also a lot easier to hone these days, no matter who you are; even a smartphone can yield gorgeous, high-quality images.<p>Sure, professional cameras and …

Shutter Speed

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The Pros and Cons of Pinterest for Photographers

Amongst the major social media platforms, Pinterest is a bit of an odd one when it comes to photography. It is a website that you either love or …

A Rundown of Common ‘Tricks of the Trade’ Used by Professional Product Photographers

A few days ago we shared a handy tutorial on how to properly light and capture a professional product shot of bottle, complete with a few neat …

6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. …

How High Contrast Black and White Can Simplify Your Photos

Agfa APX 25<p>In the past couple of years, we’ve seen lots of use of black and white in both films and photos as a creative story telling element. While …

Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0 samples and interview with the lens designer Peter Karbe

Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0<p>By: Thorsten Overgaard, <i>April 4, 2015, Updated April 5, 2018.</i><p><b>The Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0 has been</b> …

The Introduction to Getting the Best Results from Your Lenses

Your lenses are much more important than your camera is. They do a big job of helping to determine what kind of image quality comes out of the …

How to hold your camera correctly

If you are shooting hand-held, <b>you</b> are the tripod!<p>click to tweet<p>The way you hold your camera while you’re shooting has profound effects on the quality …

Easily Apply the Trendy Desaturated Skin Look in Photoshop

<b>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</b>This is just about the hottest Photoshop portrait technique out …

6 Tips For Pin Sharp Images

Why Aren’t My Shots Sharp Enough?<br>Lack of sharpness is one of the biggest problems in photography, along with blown out highlights, poor composition …

4 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

When it comes to photo-editing programs, one of the most popular among both amateur and professional photographers alike is Adobe Photoshop. While it …

What’s Next in Photography

I’m a photographer, and I’ve been one for nearly three decades. My first decade was as an enthusiast, but since the late 1990s, I’ve made at least a …

Cameras

Seeing is the Essence of Photography, And You Can Learn to Do It Better

Photography is an analytic art form. We aim our lenses to specific parts of the world around us to pick a frame because, in our analysis, that …

Rhode Island

How to use Program Mode to set Your ISO

en_US<p>article<p>When I’m teaching my photography classes, the students and I are often neck deep into discussions of the exposure triangle; shutter …

7 Daily Exercises that Will Help Make You a Better Photographer

The saying ‘practice makes perfect’ is as valid for photography as any other activity, so we’ve put together a collection of exercises that will help …