March 1943. "Brakeman Jack Torbet, sitting at the window of the caboose pulling out of Waynoka, Oklahoma, on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.
Most of us would consider it a bad day at the office if we accidentally destroyed one of our cameras. That is, unless the camera went out in a blaze of glory similar to what happened to Eric Cheng and Ragnar Th Sigurdsson’s GoPro when they flew it over an erupting volcano in Iceland, as documented in the wicked [...]Show More Summary
Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad, India 2013 Kevin WY Lee (b. 1973, Fiji) is a photographer and creative director based in Singapore. He has have as a creative professional in Australia and Singapore for over 15 years. In 2010, he founded Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA), an organisation which has since grown to become a leading, […]
Innovation plays a large part in creativity and vice versa. When photographers are able to find the perfect balance of those two things, awesome ideas using unusual methods are created. Such is the case when Sedley Place was tasked with creating an innovative ad campaign for Diageo, the parent company of Smirnoff and Guinness. They [...]Show More Summary
Our Exciting News in a Nutshell Today I’m excited to announce the launch of a brand new eBook – Portraits: After the Shot – a Guide to Portrait Post Production and Workflow by Gina Milicia. It’s available for a limited time with an early bird bonus of a collection of great Lightroom and Photoshop presets. Show More Summary
A proposed directive from the U.S. Forest Service that aims to protect federal wilderness from commercial exploitation may end up restraining photographers as well. Under the proposed restrictions, any individual or entity poised to reap commercial gain from photographing or filming federal lands in the U.S. will need a permit. Read more
When you are starting out learning to edit in Photoshop there are a lot of tools from which to choose. The Curves Adjustment is one of the more advanced tools, so it often overwhelms new users. However it is such a powerful tool that it is well worth investing some time learning to use it. Show More Summary
Apple's recent patch for OS X fixes only some, not all, of the problems arising from the Shellshock flaw.
1955. "Images show young woman arriving in New York City, getting a job and working." Who'll be first to locate this intersection? 35mm negative from photos by John Vachon for the Look magazine assignment "career girl." View full si...
For this edition of our look at daily life we share images from China, India, Iraq, Nepal, United States and other countries from around the world. --Lloyd Young (23 photos total) Zachary Bozann, 9, of Okemos smiles as he looks at countless...Show More Summary
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From around 1930 comes this image of a wrecked 1920s Buick and an ominous pair of shoes. 8x10 Eastman acetate negative signed "Winstead." View full size.
What's so special about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100? It uses the same sensor as the GX7 but is at a distinct disadvantage not being part of an interchangeable lens system. So why would anyone choose the Lumix LX100 with its expensive body over the flexibility of the only-slightly-bigger Lumix DMC-GX7? Has Panasonic shot itself in the foot? Click through to read more
Circa 1909. "Riverside Inn, Saranac Lake, Adirondack Mountains, N.Y." There seems to be a parade or procession of some sort in the offing, with a brass band and horse blankets advertising an auction. 8x10 glass negative. View full s...
Pet photography is a fast growing and super fun genre of photography, and it’s awesome to see so many people wanting to celebrate animals and the role they play in our lives! But how do you turn your passion for animals and photography...Show More Summary
Batteries are a drag. They are loaded or unloaded, dead or alive and generally just always find their way out of their boxes and into to your bags floor, where they sit quietly and rot and destroy the bag… Our usual recommendation is to use rechargeable batteries as default, but I always carry an extra [...]Show More Summary
In fact, the cameras that hold the title of not only the most used, but also the second, third, and fourth most used cameras on the popular photo sharing website might grab your attention. Chris Gampat from The Phoblographer, did some researching on the matter recently and discovered that the usual suspects from Canon or [...]Show More Summary
We’re all getting a little anxious to get our hands on a the new GoPro 4, so, while you’re waiting, here is another installment of adorable animal footage captured with a GoPro to serve as a little inspiration. This time the team over at AS Goprod helps us get acqauntaied with a curious owl and her [...]Show More Summary
Circa 1910. "Riverside Drive, New York." A crisp autumn day in Manhattan -- perfect for enjoying nature's tapestry ablaze in a riot of grays. View full size.
Canon's Digital Photo Professional software, commonly referred to as DPP, has just received updates to versions 4.0.2 and 3.14.41. Both of these were joined by updates to a roster of the company's other photography-centric software, including the EOS Utility, EOS MOVIE Utility, and Picture Style Editor. Read more