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Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

How I Upload My Photos to Facebook or The Photographer's Guide To Photo Formats For The Web

If there is one thing I get asked, and that has been answered online time and again, it's "How do I get my photos to look like I want them to look on …

Tutorials

Did You Know You Can Easily Check Children for Eye Cancer Using Flash Photography?

A new ad campaign in the UK is using interactive posters to inform parents that they can easily check their child for eye cancer using flash …

How We Did It: The SNL Title Sequence

…And we’re back! After a much-needed summer hiatus, it’s that time of the year again when my comrades in the SNL Film Unit all reconvene on the 17th …

A Father’s Touching Photos of His Two Sons and Their Teddy Bear

There are few things that symbolize the innocence of childhood the way a teddy bear does. A stuffed companion who is as real to a 2-year-old as …

How to Photograph Jupiter from Your Own Backyard On the Cheap

I recently captured this picture of Jupiter, the 5th planet from the Sun. It was well received and many liked it. Lots of people wanted to know how …

How to Capture a Beautiful Watch Product Shot Using Only an iPad for Lighting

Product photography — even when done with cheap gear like this awesome tutorial using an iPhone, an IKEA lamp and some flashlights — usually involves …

Nick Turpin makes wet winter bus journeys somehow seem beautiful

Nick Turpin succinctly captures some of Londoners’ least comfortable moments – cooped up in the hot breath and bad smells of a sweltering bus in …

Street Photography

Imaginative Photo Series Features Clever Interactions Between People and Clouds

Staring up at the sky and finding shapes within the clouds is a pastime that has spanned the ages. Germany-based artist Markus Einspannier (@marcus1spannier) has taken this daydreaming activity to the next level by creating an imaginative photo collection, referred to as #UseTheClouds.<p>In each …

Landscape Photography

How To Build A World-Class Design Portfolio

Six tips for building a portfolio that lands the job. Plus, peek inside the portfolios of designers at Facebook, Dropbox, and more.<p>I’ve reviewed thousands of designer portfolios over the past 10 years as a former design lead at Facebook and now as the cofounder of the investing and mentoring …

Story – Creative WordPress Theme for Multi-Purpose

Story, a fully resonsive and Retina ready WordPress theme.<p><b>Story</b> is the name of this creative WordPress theme, which was designed and developed for …

Amazing animal body art - in pictures

Body paint artist Emma Fay transforms models into stunningly realistic animals

Photographer’s Handmade Promo Mailer is Beyond Impressive

Photographer Clint Davis doesn’t do simple. Featured on PetaPixel almost four years ago when he created an unforgettable promotional mailer, his …

Wedding WordPress Theme from ENTIRI

Wedding vow, a fully responsive and beautifully designed wedding WordPress theme.<p>The web designers and developers of web design agency ENTIRI have …

The Code-Savvy Web Design Tool

"The superhot web design tool of the future."<p>Responsive<p>Set breakpoints and optimize your site for all devices.<p>Typography<p>Pull in web fonts or use …

Did An Ad Agency Just Create “The World’s Most Beautiful Sustainable Font?”

It’s in this climate that Grey London and U.K.’s Ryman Stationery have released Ryman Eco, a free typeface available to all that’s specifically …

The Glif: A Stand and Tripod Mount For All Phones

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>We found it! The photo gizmo with the highest usefulness to square-inch ratio. The Glif is a tiny little thing, …

Why I Switched to Canon

I’ve had so many people asking about this, and its more than I can put in a short Tweet or Facebook post (and it would make for one really long blog …

4 Not-so-Secret Tricks to Speed up Your Lightroom Workflow

Using Backlight for Dramatic Portraits

I have been exploring backlight lately. Any light coming from behind the subject can be considered backlight. Backlight that is two or more f/stops …

Stylish screensaver recreates the iOS 7 lock screen experience on your Mac

Want to bring iOS and OS X even closer together than they already are? Christian Heudens has recreated the iOS 7 lock screen to your Mac as a free downloadable screensaver. The thin fonts look great on a Retina Display. It’s a neat way to give your Mac a bit of individuality and make your …

Why You Should Test Your Mobile App With Drunk People

In the Cocktails and Customization study, they asked Samantha, a 21-year-old pharmacist, to visit three separate websites that offer customization …

MediaFire Launches Dropbox-Like App With 50GB Free Storage

File hosting service MediaFire has launched a Dropbox-like application for OS X and Windows today, MediaFire Desktop, which lets users upload files directly from their desktops to the cloud, and share them with others.<p>The public beta of MediaFire Desktop has the same type of file syncing features …

Someone In Central China Really Stinks At Photoshop

Local Chinese government propagandists have outdone themselves in what seems to be the increasingly competitive category of bad Photoshop.<p>This week's entry hails from Ningguo County in central China's Anhui province. The workmanship is so bad, it seems almost, well, effortless.<p>The photo, which was …

Statigram Launches Instagram Leaderboard and Benchmarking Tool

Instagram is one of the most exciting mobile apps for advertisers and brands to market their products and reach out to new customers. (Especially now that we’ve seen what native Instagram ads will look like.) However, the photo-centric social network doesn’t offer much in the way of analytics, …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …