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Flange focal distance

Not to be confused with front focal distance.<p>For an interchangeable lens camera, the <b>flange focal distance</b> (FFD) (also known as the <b>flange-to-film</b> …

Rosie the Riveter IRL: Meet the women who built WWII planes

Women workers of World War II<p>Rosie the Riveters in living color<p>October 1942<p>During World War II, the drafting of millions of men for combat left …

Feminism

Next Toyota Prius Hybrid: 40-Percent Thermal Efficiency From Engine, Toyota Says

You may not hear about the thermal efficiency of engines much: It's the ratio of how efficiently they use the energy in the fuel they …

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

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Why didn’t people smile in old photos? You asked Google – and here’s the answer

Every day, millions of internet users ask Google some of life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>As people asking Google this question have accurately observed, smiles are grimly absent from early photographs. Portraiture was at the heart of …

A Photographer Addicted to Telling the Story of Marijuana

When photographer Lynn Johnson was working on this month’s <i>National Geographic</i> cover story on marijuana, she was surprised how addictive it became. Not the drug, mind you, but the controversial and convoluted medical world that legalization has spawned. So much so, that even after shooting …

Cannabis

How Retouching Made Me A Better Photographer

I rarely write in first person but because this is a topic I feel very strongly about, I want to tell you about my personal experience. When I was …

Tutorials

Fotograf René Riis | Food-und Werbefotograf in Berlin (Food photography) | Food-1 | 43

René Riis ist auf Food Fotografie, Werbefotografie, Porträts und Still-Leben spezialisiert. Der Däne lebt in Berlin und arbeitet international.

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How people Photoshopped before Photoshop

Photoshop before Photoshop<p>100 years of manipulating images without computers<p>1856-57<p>c. 1855<p>1857<p>Almost as soon as the science of photography was …

Photo Manipulation

20 Photographs That Prove Negative Space Can Be Positively Gorgeous

Negative space, in art, is defined as the area that surrounds the subject of an image. Think the black blanket of night cast against the jagged edges of a skyscraper, or the misty blue ocean punctuated by a lone figure in the middle. Cutting out the excess, eliminating the drama, negative space …

Illustration

Interview: How Instagram Photographer Lauren Bath Has Made a Job Out of Traveling the World

If traveling the world and photographing incredible destinations sounds too good to be true, then you haven't met Lauren Bath. We introduced you to her a few days ago when we showed you her spectacular photos of camel trains on Australia's Cable Beach. In the short three and a half years since …

Amazing

These 20 Jaw Dropping Places In South Carolina Will Blow You Away

Angel Oak, historic South Carolina Oak Tree<p>Visitors enjoy Busted Plug Plaza, a public art instiallation by Blue Sky on Taylor Street in Columbia, SC, …

South Carolina

How To Add Steam To Food Photography (Using Photoshop)

Last week I did an article on how to capture steam in food photography right in camera. You can’t always have hot boiling water in every shoot or …

Tutorials

Do You Know How to Use Your Gear?

<b>I found out the hard way that I don’t know how to use my gear!</b><p>I love to be out and about taking pictures while hiking or visiting nice city spots. I …

Food

For one on one online workshop info click here<br>Watch the speed retouch video I made on my YOUTUBE<br>Behind the scenes images on INSTAGRAM <br>My Articles on …

YouTube

5 Habits To Avoid On A Portrait Session

There are dozens of "How To" articles when it comes to portrait photography. Very few, if any, focus on things to avoid. With these quick tips you …

Amazing

Split Toning in Photoshop - Video Tutorial

Photoshop

Breathtaking Split Toning Effect

This dramatic effect is an ideal alternative to black and white. Instead of being pure black and white, split toning creates a multicolor toning …

Tutorials

Quick Tip: 2 Split Toning Techniques in Adobe Photoshop

In today's Quick Tip, we're going learn how to create a split toning effect in Photoshop in two extremely simple ways. We'll also be sharing a …

Quick Tip: Create Beautiful, Warm Photos With Split Toning

For many subjects, whether landscapes or portraits, warm tones make a photograph look inviting. The white balance setting is the obvious way to make …

Tutorials

Split Toning in Photoshop

Split Toning is an effect which has its origins in the days of film and it involves tinting the highlights in a black and white image one color and …

Tutorials

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

Science Fiction

Photo Management – Managing Thousands of Photos Using Lightroom

It’s been several years since I appeased my curiosity about what this whole Lightroom (LR) thing is. I’ll admit, I was a little disappointed at …

Tutorials

Del fanatismo religioso al fanatismo racionalista

La sociedad civil no sería un invento de la modernidad, aunque habría que decir que con la modernidad ésta adquiere un carácter definitivamente …

30 Unbelievably Amazing Photography Links

This week's list of photography links features a wide variety of topics and sources. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy over the holidays …

Landscape Photography