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Spanning over fifty years of his extraordinary life and world travels, ‘Hiroji K…

Magnum Photos Spanning over fifty years of his extraordinary life and world travels, ‘Hiroji Kubota Photographer,’ the exhibition, encompasses the best images from Kubota’s life’s work. Rooted in his experience in Japan, ravaged by destruction and famine at the end of World War II, Kubota’s work is characterized by a desire to find beauty and honor in human experience. See the exhibit at the Aperture Foundation in New York City until January 14, 2016. For more info: http://bit.ly/KubotaPhotos USA. Illinois. […]

Stop Motion photography brings Honda advert (and photographic inspiration) to life

DIYPhotography Stop Motion photography brings Honda advert (and photographic inspiration) to life http://bit.ly/1SWofNe Stop Motion photography brings Honda advert (and photographic inspiration) to life Stop motion animation is hardly a new art, but the brand new advertisement PES created for Honda takes the art form to a new level. Instead of trying to deliver a smooth animation, the advert ‘breaks the fourth wall‘ and features the hands making the animation as part of the animation itself. Following the cues and […]

How to Simplify Your Life as a Photographer

Digital Photography School Less can be more – here’s some tips to simplify your photography How to Simplify Your Life as a Photographer Sometimes less is better than more. Here are five tips to help you simplify your life as a photographer, which then allows you to be more creative and take better photos. Read More at Digital Photography School

Three Easy Hacks to Help Make Your Still Life Photography Stand Out

Fstoppers Want better still life shots? We can help. Three Easy Hacks to Help Make Your Still Life Photography Stand Out Still life photography is usually thought to be simple and easy at first. But you’ll quickly find out that arranging and composing your objects properly is crucial to making an image go from mediocre to great. Here are some easy guidelines to follow to get you there. Read More at Fstoppers

#YearinPictures: Early morning street life in the popular neighborhood of Gonda…

Magnum Photos #YearinPictures: Early morning street life in the popular neighborhood of Gondar, Ethiopia. 2015. © #AAbbas/ #MagnumPhotos. Magnum’s Photos of 2015 as curated by Peter van Agtmael features the Magnum membership’s choice of their favorite images of the year. Read More at Magnum Photos

How to turn toy action figures into life sized super heroes with compositing

DIYPhotography How to turn toy action figures into life sized super heroes with compositing http://bit.ly/1M6Bvwo How to turn toy action figures into life sized super heroes with compositing We’ve all been there, playing with our action figures as kids as if they were real. For me it was He-Man. For photographer Ari Mahardhika, it’s the characters of Marvel Universe, but just playing wasn’t enough. In this amazing series of images, Ari has brought these action figures to life, using a […]

‘Hiroji Kubota Photographer’ details the extraordinary life and world travels of…

Magnum Photos ‘Hiroji Kubota Photographer’ details the extraordinary life and world travels of a veteran Magnum photographer. Kubota (b.1939) began his photography career by assisting #RenéBurri, #BurtGlinn, and #ElliottErwitt on their visit to Japan in 1961. In 1965, he became a Magnum Photos member. Signed first edition monograph spanning a 50-year career now available in the Magnum store – http://bit.ly/HirojiKubota In this image: The Mandalay Hill and a red sunset behind a boy and a girl from a farmer’s family. […]

How Just a Touch of Ring Flash Can Breathe Life Into Your Portraits

Fstoppers You’d be surprised how useful a little ring flash can be. How Just a Touch of Ring Flash Can Breathe Life Into Your Portraits Sometimes, you have a great lighting setup that gives you the exact look you want, but you need to fill in the shadows ever so slightly. This great video shows you how a ring flash can allow you to fill in shadows without changing the overall look of your setup. Read More at Fstoppers

You Can Do It: Shoot Evocative Still Life Photos

Popular Photography Give still life photography a try You Can Do It: Shoot Evocative Still Life Photos Photography Tips and techniques for shooting better still life photos Read More at Popular Photography

DSLR owners have an easy life today compared to this 35mm digital hybrid from 1994

DIYPhotography DSLR owners have an easy life today compared to this 35mm digital hybrid from 1994 http://bit.ly/1UbvYF4 DSLR owners have an easy life today compared to this 35mm digital hybrid from 1994 The Nikon N90s was not only my first DSLR but the first camera I owned that wasn’t just a disposable. I loved this camera, and still use it today, but I still lusted after the convenience of digital on an SLR. At the time, the 1.3MP Kodak NC2000 […]

Man takes selfie with walrus, pays with his life

DIYPhotography Man takes selfie with walrus, pays with his life http://bit.ly/22s55Aa Man takes selfie with walrus, pays with his life As the selfie bar keeps getting higher, we report more and more sad selfie stories, and while some may argue that selfie caused deaths is the new natural selection (or Darwin award candidates), no one should pay with their life for a stupid photo decision. According to the shanghaiist, a man visiti… Read More at DIY Photography

How I brought Fate Zero Saber to life with a spray bottle

DIYPhotography How I brought Fate Zero Saber to life with a spray bottle http://bit.ly/1VqN7Ne How I brought Fate Zero Saber to life with a spray bottle Sometimes bringing a toy to life is just a matter of setting it in the right environment. For me this was the case when shooting Fate Zero Saber and her Motored Cuirassier. While this shot may seem fancy, it was actually taken in corridor just outside my home. I did ran into some difficulties […]

MMA Photographer stripped of credentials and “banned for life” from UFC

DIYPhotography MMA Photographer stripped of credentials and “banned for life” from UFC http://bit.ly/1sZQ9N6 MMA Photographer stripped of credentials and “banned for life” from UFC Taking out his frustration on twitter after being ejected from the UFC 199 pay-per-view event on Saturday, journalist Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting/SB Nation was seemingly escorted from the building by security prior to the main event. Along with him went photographer Esther Lin and video director … Read More at DIY Photography

Video: See the First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life

Popular Photography Even if you’re afraid of bees, you’ll find this video fascinating. http://trib.al/8iD8tU4 Video: See the First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life Photographer Anand Varma raised bees in his backyard for a photo assignment for National Geographic Magazine Read More at Popular Photography

Feeling Flushed: The Toilet as a Still Life

Fstoppers A toilet makes a pretty great still life subject. Feeling Flushed: The Toilet as a Still Life The toilet has a humble and immodest history in photography. So, to follow in the footsteps of the greats, I set out to review it’s past and recreate my own in the style of Alfred Steiglitz. Read More at Fstoppers

10 Photography Life Hacks to Save Time and Money

PictureCorrect Photography Tips What are your favorite photography hacks? 10 Photography Life Hacks to Save Time and Money If you’re not careful, photography can become a very expensive hobby. There’s always something new to buy. However, many camera accessories on the market can be simulated with items you already own. Check out these 10 photography hacks from DRTV that will keep you organized and save you money: 1. Ge… Read More at Picture Correct

My Project: Andrew Brusso’s Real Life Mermaids

Popular Photography OK, so they’re not actually mermaids, but they’re very cool photos. My Project: Andrew Brusso’s Real Life Mermaids A photographer captures the kitsch of one of Florida’s oldest attractions Read More at Popular Photography

Breathe Life Into an Old Laptop With This Cheap Addition

Fstoppers Got an old laptop? Try this out. Breathe Life Into an Old Laptop With This Cheap Addition Just before you decide to throw out that old laptop and upgrade to a new one you might be surprised to find how a very quick and easy hardware swap could actually change everything. Read More at Fstoppers

Spanning crashing waves to gently rippling pools, providing tranquility, a life-…

Magnum Photos Spanning crashing waves to gently rippling pools, providing tranquility, a life-force and religious ceremony, bodies of water hold a significant place in culture. The Big Splash poster collection explores the breadth and plunging depths of seas, rivers, swimming pools and waterfalls captured by Magnum photographers, from the likes of pilgrimages to sacred sites, captured by Abbas, to the opulent underground swimming pools of the rich elite, photographed by Olivia Arthur, and elegant underwater studies from Trent Parke and […]

When Life Gets in the Way of Your Passion Projects, Find One at Home

Fstoppers Find your passion and shoot it! When Life Gets in the Way of Your Passion Projects, Find One at Home It’s easy to let life get in the way of photography sometimes. Kids happen, bills need to get paid, and plans to take that cross-country trip fall by the wayside just to keep the gears running smoothly. Read More at Fstoppers

If Peter Pan existed in real life. Photo by Mehran Djojan: #portraits

500px If Peter Pan existed in real life. Photo by Mehran Djojan: https://goo.gl/Q25yun #portraits Read More at 500px

Thought-Provoking Cinemagraphs of Both City Life and the Natural Outdoors Phot…

Exposure Guide Thought-Provoking Cinemagraphs of Both City Life and the Natural Outdoors http://goo.gl/ZX59Oi Photographer Julien Douvier’s cinemagraphs are excellent examples of the medium, marrying stills with visual movement. Read More at Exposure Guide

What life is like shooting stills on a movie set

DIYPhotography What life is like shooting stills on a movie set http://bit.ly/2b6c50z What life is like shooting stills on a movie set I always thought being the stills shooter on a movie set would be such great fun. It probably is, too. But when one hears stories and sees footage of them in action one quickly realises how stressful it is. Under constant pressure to get the shot, it must be perfect every time. Your images are goin… Read More […]

Real Life Photos, AF Test, and Pricing Info for New Samyang 50mm Lens

PetaPixel See the Samyang 50mm’s autofocus chops in action. Real Life Photos, AF Test, and Pricing Info for New Samyang 50mm Lens Samyang made a big splash yesterday when they debuted their very first autofocus lenses: a 50mm f/1.4 and a 14mm f/2.8, both for Sony FE mount. Today we ge Read More at PetaPixel

Watch This Documentary About The Life Of Taliesin West Photographer, Pedro E. Guerrero

Popular Photography You can watch this fascinating documentary right now for free. Watch This Documentary About The Life Of Taliesin West Photographer, Pedro E. Guerrero An in-depth look at the life and work of the acclaimed Mexican American architecture photographer from PBS Read More at Popular Photography

“For me, music and life are all about style.” Miles Davis May 26 marks 90 years…

Magnum Photos “For me, music and life are all about style.” Miles Davis May 26 marks 90 years since the birth of American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. This image – taken by Guy Le Querrec in 1987 – shows Davis performing with the Miles David Quintet, which included musicians Kenny Garrett (Saxophones), Foley McCreary (Guitar), Darryl Jones (Electric Bass), Adam Holman (Keyboards), Rudy Bird (Percussion) and Ricky Wellman (Drums). © #GuyLeQuerrec/ #MagnumPhotos Read More at Magnum Photos

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

PetaPixel These will up your Lightroom game. 10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by photographer Jamie Windsor with 10 hidden Lightroom features that can help your editing and speed up your workflow. Even if you feel like a seasoned Ligh… Read More at PetaPixel

Peter Marlow – A Life in Pictures Following the sudden and tragic passing of Ma…

Magnum Photos Peter Marlow – A Life in Pictures Following the sudden and tragic passing of Magnum photographer Peter Marlow in February, Magnum are proud to host a memorial exhibition celebrating his life and work. Curated by Peter’s colleagues and friends in the Magnum membership, the exhibition spans his early work as a photojournalist in Haiti, his seminal photographs from ‘Liverpool: Looking Out to Sea’ and his lifelong commitment to documenting his family. The exhibition is part of the public […]

Photographer Risks His Life to Save a Young Eagle

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Thanks to the hard work and determination of his rescuers, the eagle not only survived but has made a complete recovery Photographer Risks His Life to Save a Young Eagle From animals being left in cars to people trying to take the “perfect selfie” with their pet, every day we seem to hear more and more about animals being put at risk because of careless people. Thankfully, this isn’t one of those tales. The video below captures […]

“I’m still not quite sure if photography is what I want to dedicate my life to, …

Magnum Photos “I’m still not quite sure if photography is what I want to dedicate my life to, although I still have a long way to go before I have the feeling that I fully understand its complexity.” – Max Pinckers, one of Magnum’s newest recruits. See work by Max Pinckers, along with the rest of the most recent crop of magnum nominees at the New Blood exhibition, currently showing at the Magnum Photos London Print Room. This image: Kimono, […]

Music Is Life by Stilez: #portraits

500px Music Is Life by Stilez: https://goo.gl/FB9BWS #portraits Read More at 500px

Interesting Photo of the Day: Goodbye, City Life

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Interesting Photo of the Day: Goodbye, City Life There’s nothing quite like the peaceful, wide-open spaces of the countryside. Today’s featured photo shows a father and his young son enjoying their first misty morning after moving to a 3,000-acre farm in northern Arkansas. Brad, the father in the photo, describes how the farm he and his wife and t… Read More at Picture Correct

How Protecting Your Highlights Applies to Both Photography and Life

Fstoppers Protect your highlights: photographic and life mantra. How Protecting Your Highlights Applies to Both Photography and Life Even the best sensors have a dynamic range that can’t capture some of the world’s scenes, which is why photographers employ a number of techniques to work around this limitation, one of the most common being exposing in a manner that saves the highlights, thus throwing some of the shadows into black… Read More at Fstoppers

Guru Life by Benjamin Hardman: #travel

500px Guru Life by Benjamin Hardman: https://goo.gl/oMjHms #travel Read More at 500px

The memorial exhibition ‘Peter Marlow – A Life in Pictures’ has been curated by …

Magnum Photos The memorial exhibition ‘Peter Marlow – A Life in Pictures’ has been curated by Peter’s colleagues and friends in the Magnum membership. When selecting one of Peter’s photographs for the exhibition #ChristopherAnderson said, “I was not even aware of this image and fully expected to choose something from his more recent work with which I was more familiar. But when I saw this image I was reminded of what I knew and respected about Peter: intelligence, humor and […]

Fstoppers Review Magilight by Fotorgear, the Perfect Tool for Light Painters and Still Life Photographers

Fstoppers Interested in light-painting? Check out our review! Fstoppers Review Magilight by Fotorgear, the Perfect Tool for Light Painters and Still Life Photographers Creating long exposure is fun, but having the right tools to paint magic shapes with light makes it even better. The Magilight by Fotorgear is meant to help you bring to life the most insane long exposure you’ve ever dreamed of. Here is its review. Read More at Fstoppers

Life Is Made For You To Capture

Popular Photography Surf Photographer Mike Coots uses the Canon EOS 70D to capture the essence of beach life [SPONSORED] Life Is Made For You To Capture A lifetime surfer who picked up photography after losing his leg to a shark attack, Mike Coots spends most of his time capturing the dynamism of professional surfing as well as the beautiful natural lifestyle that comes with it. Read More at Popular Photography

“Lloyd said he didn’t value life, never really did. He would be happy if he died…

Magnum Photos “Lloyd said he didn’t value life, never really did. He would be happy if he died right now. In fact, he says he wouldn’t have minded that much if he had died as a young man.” – Alec Soth Read our first exclusive commission on Magnum Photos: http://bit.ly/29fJmd7 This image: Lloyd Young, 90, the oldest male resident at Sterling Heights Assisted Living. Bishop, CA, USA. 2016 © #AlecSoth/ #MagnumPhotos Read More at Magnum Photos

These Portrait Studio Fixtures Will Make Your Life Better

Fstoppers Does your studio have these things? These Portrait Studio Fixtures Will Make Your Life Better Are you thinking of designing and outfitting a portrait studio? I recently did just that, and through a little research and a lot of trial and error, I discovered some great, versatile finds that make life in a photography studio much easier. Read More at Fstoppers

Track photographer barely escapes with his life on the drag strip

DIYPhotography Track photographer barely escapes with his life on the drag strip http://bit.ly/2gBzbCF Track photographer barely escapes with his life on the drag strip Automotive photographer can be very dangerous stuff, especially when it comes to racing. Over the years, some very close calls have been caught on camera, but few are as close as this. When Canadian drag racer Shawn Mcfalls had a 4 link bar break at the start of a race at the Grand Bend Motorplex i… […]