Syracuse is the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. It is the largest U.S. city with the name "Syracuse", and is the fifth most populous city in the state of New York following New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, and Yonkers. Show More Summary
March 1940. "Operating switch at railroad station. Carson City, Nevada." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
September 1937. "Old threshing machine on Herman Gerling's farm near Wheelock, North Dakota. There have been no crops for eight years." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
September 1937. "The Herman Gerling family near Wheelock, North Dakota. The daughter lost her arm four years ago." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
Throughout American's history, many of the men who ultimately served as president of the United States have had some pretty head-scratching facts attached to their biography. Here now are the very strangest. 1. Abraham Lincoln: Booze...Show More Summary
Throughout the history of photography, many photographers have blended multiple exposures into one final image. Obviously, they didn’t shoot the exposures at the same time, but at some interval to achieve something. One really common...Show More Summary
Dads are an important constant in the life of kids. They provide you with love, experience and security, which will guide you through life without any greater harm. Well, they are not always successful, but at least they usually do their...Show More Summary
Sirikit is the queen mother of Thailand. She was the queen consort of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (or Rama IX) and is the mother of King Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X). She met Bhumibol in Paris, where her father was Thai ambassador. They married...Show More Summary
Do you want to make sure you get the most details out of your shot? How about making sure none of your post-processing is destructive? It sounds like a really smart way to set up your workflow right? A workflow is a process that goes from initiation to completion. Show More Summary
These amazing pictures were taken by American photographer Alan Light that show portraits of celebrities over the years at the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, movie premieres, and other places. Bette Midler at the premiere of the movie 'The...Show More Summary
When my wife and I first met, we spent a week together in Vancouver. One of the things that made me realise that we were so well suited to each other was that we both loved taking photos. While walking around the downtown area, it took us about an hour to cover 30 meters because […] The post Finding your photographic eye appeared first on DIY Photography.
Manhattan circa 1906. "Boys' playground, Central Park, New York." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
Born in Pasadena, California in 1935, American bodybuilder and physical fitness expert Betty Brosmer started her model career at the age of 13. The result was more than impressive; she has won over 50 beauty contests, has appeared on...Show More Summary
September 1937. "Lumberjack at the bar on Saturday night. Craigville, Minnesota." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
I mentioned in a post earlier today how valuable I’ve been finding monopods in my video work more often lately. They’re such a valuable, but often underrated tool on set. But the things monopods allow you to do aren’t just for video....Show More Summary
September 1937. "Herman Gerling, farmer. Barrels on truck are for hauling spring water. Near Wheelock, North Dakota." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
You don’t need a fancy studio or lights to do good headshots, but there are a few things you need to get right like the lighting and posing. Here are some tips for both to help with this week’s challenge: How to Make Headshots That Glow...Show More Summary
Along with buying camera gear, investing in lighting can cost you a lot of money. If you’re just starting out, it can all be a bit too much for your budget to handle. Jay P. Morgan has a couple of DIY solutions that will let you make 3-point lighting setup. Show More Summary
It looks like we’re not only seeing the return of Ektachrome from Kodak this year, but they’re also bringing back T-Max P3200 TMZ multi-speed black & white film, too. We don’t know an exact release date yet, but according to a press release, it will become available sometime during March 2018. Show More Summary