Ever noticed how movies have a very distinct look that gives off a cinematic look. The process of taking the footage and giving it a specific look is called Grading. There are a few ways to achieve that look and the team at the Photoshop Training Channel provides one of the best color grading primers I’ve seen [...]Show More Summary
In early February, software company Serif announced the free beta version of Affinity Photo, a Mac-only photo editing program said to rival the likes of other editing tools, including the standards for creative professionals, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Show More Summary
Another look at the Pontiac "Ghost Car" seen here. June 11, 1940. "General Motors exhibit at Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco. Transparent Car with Pontiac Chassis and Body by Fisher." 8x10 Agfa negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.
When the journalist Antti Helin asked Juuso Westerlund to come with him to document Finnish karaoke culture, Westerlund didn’t think twice about it. Of course he wanted to join. Over two years, they took several two-week-long trips all over the country, where, even in the smallest cities and towns, they found at least one karaoke bar. Show More Summary
Los Angeles City is famed not only for its climate and for its oranges, but its electric light comes in as its crowning glory... This glowing eulogy depicts the enthusiasm more than 130 years ago when on December 30, 1882 the first streetlights...Show More Summary
Rupi Kaur, a poetess & spoken word performer as she calls herself, was at the center of a recent social media storm after she posted a photo of woman lying in bed with period blood visible on the sheets and the woman’s pants. The photo is part of a series created by Kaur as [...]Show More Summary
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In these whimsical photos from the trippy sci-fi series “Monodramatic,” Daisuke Takakura imagines a world that is filled with clones. He begins each image by selecting a model who seems good-natured, which often means he or she is able to make many (many!) interesting expressions. Show More Summary
Loie Fuller (1862 – 1928) was a pioneer of both modern dance and theatrical lighting techniques. She began her theatrical career as a professional child actress and later choreographed and performed dances in burlesque (as a skirt dancer), vaudeville, and circus shows. Show More Summary
November 1, 1952. "Chicago framed by Gothic stonework high in the Tribune Tower. This view of Chicago's downtown shows the low-lying smog which blanketed the area one recent morning. In the foreground is the well-known Wrigley Building." Underwood & Underwood photo. View full size.
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The more you experiment with off-camera flash, the more you realize that many lighting modifiers are pretty large in size. From softboxes to beauty dishes to umbrellas, many take up space not only in your camera equipment bags, but also on site at a photo shoot. Show More Summary
'Whales made me do it' isn't exactly what we expected to hear when we asked DPR reader Raymond Pang how he got started in photography. Then again, he's not really your typical photographer. When he couldn't find an app to help him plan out shoots in advance, he learned iOS app development and created one. Take a look at some of his images and read more in our Q&A. See gallery
Adrian Skenderovic often wanders the streets of central Paris where he lives in search of great moments to capture. But one day two years ago, Skenderovic encountered a special scene in a place he didn’t normally look: the water. Walking...Show More Summary
A woman sunbathes on a wartime bank holiday surrounded by barbed wire on the beach at Bournemouth, 1944. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
When a friend asked Robbie Augspurger to take his acting headshot in 2009, Augspurger decided to have a little fun. Inspired by high school portraits from the ’80s—hair that barely fits in the frame, half the face floating in the...Show More Summary
Ever since Holly Falconer came out and started going to pride parades in her early 20s, she’s been interested in how and why people come together publicly for a common cause. Last June, Falconer attended the Neston Female Society???s Ladies Club Day’s 200 th anniversary. Show More Summary
When Simone Lueck was living and working in LA, she was curious to know how many people aspired to the outrageous lifestyles often mythologized in Hollywood. So she put an ad on Craigslist that began: “Seeking fabulous, striking, interesting...Show More Summary
Text Updates 1.0 -- street urchins hawking broadsheets. December 1909. "Some of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child Labor Committee. View full size.
A new version of the Lee Filters SW150 system holder has been introduced that allows compatibility with a broader range of extreme wide angle lenses, and which has been designed to reduce the impact of reflections from the rear surface of fitted filters. Show More Summary