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Coal & Flue Season: 1925

Washington, D.C., 1925. "Ford Motor Co. -- Consumers Company coal truck." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Weekly Photography Challenge – Spooky Images for Halloween

If you want to see some scary images head over to my earlier collection of spooky images here. This is the week of all the spooks and goblins so I though it would be fitting to see some scary images too. What do you consider spooky or...Show More Summary

Facebook Rooms Hands-on: Troll-Free Anonymity

What would you say if no one could know it was you? Rooms, the new anonymous chat app from Facebook, is Internet anonymity gone normcore.

Inspiration Friday: October 24, 2014

Kyle Johnson | William Cohea Categories: Inspiration/Moodboard LE News and Info (Read more...)

Eureka: 1925

Circa 1925. "Man pointing at California State Automobile Association signage; woman with pennant reading BOOST THE REDWOOD HIGHWAY." A souvenir from the early days of motoring, when signage was a do-it-yourself affair, and routes were marked and mapped by automobile clubs. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Acer CEO Talks Wearables, Windows 10 and Why Gaming is 'Next Big Thing'

We sit down with Acer CEO Jason Chen to get his take on the next big things for mobile and his company.

Spooky Images to Scare you for Halloween Week

Are you scared yet? You should be – because this collection of images is straight out of a horror movie, designed to give you the creeps, make your skin crawl and keep you up at night!  Oooooh scary! In honor of All Hallow’s Eve coming...Show More Summary

Five Ways to Improve Your Eye for Composition

An eye for composition is one of the things that elevates the work of the best photographers above the rest. One of the best ways to learn about composition is focus on applying one idea at a time. You can treat it as an exercise that...Show More Summary

7 Tips for Doing More Meaningful Street Photography

While it takes time to master the technical skills needed to excel at street photography, I think the most difficult aspect of the genre is trying to figure out what you are trying to capture. I get this question a lot, “What shouldShow More Summary

How Connecting with Vendors Can Help Skyrocket Your Wedding Photography Business

When I started out as a photographer, I had a lot of fun and luck with connecting with vendors to boost my business. Here are a few tips to help you start or boost your wedding photography business. No portfolio yet? Reach out to vendors...Show More Summary

10 Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the same small group of errors that are repeated constantly, particularly by less experienced photographers. Show More Summary

Hot Sheets: 1938

From September 1938, a reminder of the days when doing laundry meant hauling water from a well or spigot, then boiling it in a caldron over a fire: "Old and sick, mine foreman's wife does washing in front yard. South Charleston, W.Va." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

Mr. Right: 1920

San Francisco in 1920. "Oldsmobile touring car." Its dapper driver signaling either "hello" or a right turn. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

The Firs: 1901

Circa 1901. "The Firs -- New Baltimore, Michigan, from west." Our fourth look at this summer resort, where two ladies are setting out in the surrey with the fringe on top. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

White Narcissa: 1930

Washington, D.C., circa 1930. "Gibbs, Mrs. Malcolm." Our second visit with Maude Foote Gibbs, wife of the People's Drug Store founder. Upon whose portrait the delicate filigree of the retoucher's hand gamely attempts to work its magic. But it is not to be, res ipsa loquitur. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

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