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Light Painting Tips: How to Use Digital Tools to Breathe New Life into Old Lighting Techniques

Shutterbug Magazine Still a really useful lighting technique now made easier. Light Painting Tips: How to Use Digital Tools to Breathe New Life into Old Lighting Techniques I’ve known John Hartman for many years. He is regarded in the industry as not only an outstanding photographer but also one of the hardest working and most successful photographers in the portrait world. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Photographer captures a day in the life of four African Omo Valley tribes (nsfw)

DIYPhotography Photographer captures a day in the life of four African Omo Valley tribes (nsfw) Photographer captures a day in the life of four African Omo Valley tribes (nsfw) One of the powers of photography is to teach us about the world and the places we may never see ourselves. Photographer Michele Zousmer traveled to Omo Valley in the southwest of Ethiopia. She brought back some striking photos, capturing daily lives of four tribes living in this area: Arbore, Konso,… […]

“A life lived” by Trevor Cole Profile: #500px

500px “A life lived” by Trevor Cole Profile: https://hubs.ly/H08xf7m0 #500px Read More at 500px

Are You A Good Gardener?

Our life is most certainly like a garden. It matures through seasons and stands the test of time through the challenge of frost and drought, and the glory of bloom. Amidst our garden, there is the likelihood that we will allow people, circumstances, and even our own limitations (both perceived and actual) disrupt its full potential to blossom and endure. Be a good gardener. Prune and weed those things that will get in the way of your full bloom… Photo […]

Photographer Captures the “Van Life” While on a Scenic Road Trip Across America | ExposureGuide.com

Photographer Captures the “Van Life” While on a Scenic Road Trip Across America http://goo.gl/96dl6j Photographer Captures the “Van Life” While on a Scenic Road Trip Across America | ExposureGuide.com Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor in 3 Easy Steps

When was the last time your sensor was cleaned? How to Clean Your Camera Sensor in 3 Easy Steps There is really nothing more frustrating for photographers than a camera sensor that is full of dust and specks. Dust on the sensor happens, it’s just a fact of digital photographic life. If you’re an outdoor photographer with a zoom lens, or one who changes lenses in the field, dust and particles w… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

Oxford, a year in the life of the venerable university, a new book by Martin Par…

Oxford, a year in the life of the venerable university, a new book by Martin Parr: http://bit.ly/2gJwgcV © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos Facebook post

Sohrab Hura’s ‘Sweet Life’ goes on Show in India • Magnum Photos • Experimenter

‘Sweet Life’, a new exhibition from Sohrab Hura, focusing on his personal family life, opens this weekend in West Bengal. Sohrab Hura’s ‘Sweet Life’ goes on Show in India • Magnum Photos • Experimenter Experimenter presents Sweet Life, an insight into the deeply poetic and personal journey of Sohrab Hura’s relationships within his family and outside Link to the full Magnum Photos Facebook post

Seventeen New Tricks of the Nikon D850 and How They’ll Help Your Photography

Here’s how the D850 will make your photographic life easier. Seventeen New Tricks of the Nikon D850 and How They’ll Help Your Photography If you try to pinpoint a single reason that the D850 is creating as much buzz as it is, it would be nearly impossible. This isn’t an amazing camera that has a singular standout feature. It’s the precisely and perfectly juxtaposed array of many new features, big and small, that culminate in the D850’… Link to the […]

Mother & Father: A Portrait of Loss – British Journal of Photography

In this week’s installment of the FullBleed series, renowned fine-art photographer Paddy Summerfield reveals the experience of documenting his mother’s worsening Alzheimer’s and his father’s unrelenting dedication to caring for her. Living and working in Oxford his entire life, Paddy Summerfield is renowned for his evocative series of black and white images, all shot on 35mm film, which co-opt the traditional genre of documentary photography to realise a more personal and inward looking vision. Summerfield came to prominence in the […]

Today on Magnum, a year in the life of Oxford University captured by Martin Parr…

Today on Magnum, a year in the life of Oxford University captured by Martin Parr: http://bit.ly/2gEeELN In this photo, students who have finished their final exam are ‘trashed’ as they leave the back of the hall, with much foam spraying, drinking, and exploding of bottles of champagne or fizz. © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos story

“My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my…

“My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.” -Steve McCurry Link to the full Popular Photography story

The life of a nature photographer, a snapshot of Charlottesville, a review of th…

The life of a nature photographer, a snapshot of Charlottesville, a review of the Panasonic GH5… read about all this and more in our weekly roundup of photography news on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H08pL280 Picture: “hourse dish” by Ali Al-Jazeri Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08pLG30 #500px Link to the full 500px story

The life of a nature photographer, photographic reflections from Charlottesville…

The life of a nature photographer, photographic reflections from Charlottesville, a review of the Panasonic GH5… read about all this and more in our weekly roundup of photography news on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H08pKL80 “Untitled” by Tobias Kruse Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08pL3g0 #500px Link to the full 500px story

Flight Attendant’s Photos Show Life in a Virgin America Crew

When a flight attendant is also a talented photographer. Flight Attendant’s Photos Show Life in a Virgin America Crew Molly Choma of Portland, Oregon, has spent nearly a decade working as a flight attendant on Virgin America planes. In addition to her work in the skies, Ch Link to the full PetaPixel story

Search for Extraterrestrial Life Is Accelerating, Astronomer Says

Along with writing the Technically Speaking column about photo tech for Shutterbug, Seth Shostak spends his time searching for “little green men” as a senior astronomer for the SETI Institute. Here’s a nice piece on him on NASA’s website. Search for Extraterrestrial Life Is Accelerating, Astronomer Says Seth Shostak, a leader of the California-based SETI Institute, argues that with advances in technology and science the search for extraterrestrial intelligent life is heating up. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

“Float Life” by Jennifer Kapala Profile: #500px

“Float Life” by Jennifer Kapala Profile: http://hubs.ly/H085dpB0 #500px Link to the full 500px story

Sohrab Hura looks for magic within the ordinariness of life: PHOTO: Morning, M…

Sohrab Hura looks for magic within the ordinariness of life: http://bit.ly/2vkUUlH PHOTO: Morning, Maheshwar. Madhya Pradesh, India. 2017. © Sohrab Hura / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos story

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photograph…

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photographer and social media creative currently based in San Francisco. He works with small and big brands on on-going projects and smaller activations. His photos include Travel, lifestyle, product, aerial, video, influencer work among others. Check out his 500px profile at http://hubs.ly/H0888sR0 #500px #BrandAmbassador Link to the full 500px story

“Life as it unfolds in front of the camera is full of so much complexity, wonder…

“Life as it unfolds in front of the camera is full of so much complexity, wonder and surprise that I find it unnecessary to create new realities. There is more pleasure, for me, in things as they are.” David Hurn captures a glimpse of daily life in Arizona: http://bit.ly/2fb3h0M PHOTO: At the height of summer one of the favourite activities of the mainly young is tubing. This consists of gently drifting down the river (Salt River) over the many miles […]

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.”…

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.” David Hurn made several trips to Arizona between 1979 and 2001, turning his inimitable eye to the daily life of the Arizonians he encountered: http://bit.ly/2fb3h0M PHOTO: The marching bands are always led by baton twirlers, who practice their acrobatics before the actual march takes place. Preparation for the annual Christmas parade in Phoenix, Arizona. 1979. © David Hurn / Magnum Photos Link to the full […]

Can Carrying a Camera Bag Endanger Your Life? This Elderly Photographer Was Killed for His Gear

Tragic. Be safe. Can Carrying a Camera Bag Endanger Your Life? This Elderly Photographer Was Killed for His Gear Early last Sunday the unspeakable happened in San Francisco when 71-year-old photographer and location scout Edward French was fatally shot as two assailants stole his camera at a popular San Francisco landmark. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Watch This: David Powell’s Life As A Street Photographer In Tokyo

Photographer David Powell is a street photographer in Tokyo, Japan Watch This: David Powell’s Life As A Street Photographer In Tokyo Link to the full Popular Photography story

Martin Parr captures a glimpse of life behind the scenes at one of London’s most…

Martin Parr captures a glimpse of life behind the scenes at one of London’s most iconic hotels: http://bit.ly/2vsN0uP PHOTO: The Savoy Hotel. Head Butler Sean Davoren feeds ‘Alfie’. London, England. GB. 2016. © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos story

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot …

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot I got pretty lucky. On occasion, we can get some pretty epic weather in Southern Utah. This was taken early in the morning and the sky happened to open up right as a Life Flight helicopter flew into the gap.” Picture: “Life Flight” by Rex Jones Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08gcb10 Link to the full 500px story

Tips for Better Street Photography

Take better street shots! Tips for Better Street Photography It applies to life as well, but if you want to get out there and take some great images, don’t be a d*#k. Eduardo Pavez Goye takes us through how he gets his street photography shots on film. It’s a great challenge these days, the streets are filled to the brim in the cities, which is great for taki… Link to the full Fstoppers story

George Rodger’s ‘Desert Journey’ started as a month-long commission for Life: …

George Rodger’s ‘Desert Journey’ started as a month-long commission for Life: http://bit.ly/2u0F0xH PHOTO: A Camel caravan on the route to Kabul from Peshawar. Khyber Pass, Afghanistan. 1941. © George Rodger / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos story

Photographing Hang Son Doong, the World’s Largest Cave

A photo adventure of a lifetime. Photographing Hang Son Doong, the World’s Largest Cave In 2009, I was involved in a near fatal car crash when an oncoming car made an unsafe left turn in front of my vehicle, nearly killing me. This life changi Link to the full PetaPixel story

It is the final week to see ‘Magnum: A Life in Photography’ on display at the Fu…

It is the final week to see ‘Magnum: A Life in Photography’ on display at the Fulton Center in Manhattan. Explore 300 iconic images from Magnum’s beginnings to the present day, in partnership with Westfield World Trade Center! http://bit.ly/2rh4xAu Link to the full Magnum Photos story

An Easy DIY Method for Creating a Leather Textured Surface for Still Life Photos

This is your weekend DIY project. An Easy DIY Method for Creating a Leather Textured Surface for Still Life Photos If you’ve ever spent time shooting product photography or still life, you probably recognize and appreciate random surfaces and textures that would make flattering surfaces to photograph things on. Here’s an easy and inexpensive way to create leather texture the next time you find yourself in need o… Link to the full Fstoppers story

June is the month of love. Join us in this celebration of pride in life and love…

June is the month of love. Join us in this celebration of pride in life and love by sharing your pictures of this cause! Picture: “Delhi Queer Pride 2016” by Rachit Arora, for more of Rachit’s work, visit: 500px.com/rachitarora90 #500px #LoveIsLove #Pride #Love Link to the full 500px story

Scientific Study Says Taking Photos Actually Increases Enjoyment For Life Experiences

A scientific study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology takes aim at the myth that photography makes you miss out on your life Scientific Study Says Taking Photos Actually Increases Enjoyment For Life Experiences Link to the full Popular Photography story

Day In The Life: Food and Restaurant Photographer Cayla Zahoran

Food photographer Cayla Zahoran share some tips and techniques for appetizing food photography Day In The Life: Food and Restaurant Photographer Cayla Zahoran Link to the full Popular Photography story

The first 21 days of a bee’s life

An interesting project idea. The first 21 days of a bee’s life http://www.ted.com/talks/anand_varma_a_thrilling_look_at_the_first_21_days_of_a_bee_s_life? The first 21 days of a bee’s life We’ve heard that bees are disappearing. But what is making bee colonies so vulnerable? Photographer Anand Varma raised bees in his backyard — in front of a camera — to get an up close view. This project, for National Geographic, gives a lyrical glimpse into a beehive, and reveals one of the biggest… Link to the full Strobox story

Seven Helpful Tips for Shooting Better and More Creative Still Life Photos

Want to shoot still life? Watch this! Seven Helpful Tips for Shooting Better and More Creative Still Life Photos Even if it’s not your normal genre, shooting still life photos can be a great way to practice lighting, composition, and building images with compelling stories. This helpful video gives seven quick tips for shooting better still life images. Link to the full Fstoppers story

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Mar…

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud Picture: “午夏” by ArdenChen Profile: http://hubs.ly/H07Qz4K0 #500px #MarcRiboud #Mirror #Reflection Source

The Ordinary Will Look Extraordinary with These 7 Tricks for Creative Still Life Photos (VIDEO)

Give these simple tricks a try! The Ordinary Will Look Extraordinary with These 7 Tricks for Creative Still Life Photos (VIDEO) If you’re under the impression that great still life photography requires a well-equipped studio and a bunch of expensive lighting equipment, think again. In the quick video below you’ll learn how to use common household items to create images that look like they were shot by a pro. Source

Tunnels Of Love

These are some of the most amazing pictures of a subway system I have ever seen. So how does one turn a metro system into something visually captivating? Well, it certainly doesn’t hurt when the subject is an architectural phenomenon as are the case in Chris Forsyth’s images. However, all train stations, new and old, have elements that can be pleasing or interesting to the eye. To start, train stations are loaded with interesting parallel lines that all lead to somewhere. […]

Walls Are For Pictures…

These photos remind us that the only walls we need to build, are walls to hang photos that recall our too easily forgotten history. Our memories are short and photography is one of the few means that can overcome this disability. When we forget the past, we are doomed to repeat it or in this case, doomed not to. Undocumented Mexican migrant workers allowed Americans to continue their lifestyle through difficult years and how quickly we have forgotten. Seemingly, we have not […]

Robert Cumming, The Secret Life of Objects – The Eye of Photography

Robert Cumming, The Secret Life of Objects – The Eye of Photography The Museum of Modern Art announced Stephen Shore, the first U.S. survey to encompass the entirety of… 17 February 2017. Laurent Henrion, Picto Prize for Young Fashion Photography recipient, exhibited in Paris. Robert Cumming, The Secret Life of Objects – The Eye of Photography thumbnail courtesy of loeildelaphotographie.com