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How To Photograph Shy Adults

Some people are not as comfortable in front of the camera as others. Perhaps they are shy, or perhaps they believe they have physical “imperfections”, so they aren’t at ease when it comes to having their photo taken. (I put quotes around...Show More Summary

Illinois Central: 1942

November 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Engine taking on coal at an Illinois Central Railroad yard." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

Gain Total GoPro Control By Accesing it Via Wi-Fi

GoPro has some cool time lapse features, but they are somewhat restricted, especially the interval between shots parameter which is limited to 60 seconds. If the camera is close to a computer though, you can get total control over the camera by issuing simple HTTP requests. Adrian Sitterle shares a complete list of HTTP GoPro [...]Show More Summary

Fox News: 1919

News item: "A photograph of the fox and its capture in the 'fox hunt' staged in the Capitol grounds Monday, in which more than a score of persons aided the Capitol police force to run the brown animal in. George M. Green, foreman ofShow More Summary

The Gatekeepers: 1900

Circa 1900. "Residence near country club. Ann Arbor, Michigan." Our house: a very very very fine house. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

Creating Abstract Images in Nature

What is a working definition of “abstract” nature photography? Nature so easily lends itself to subjects realistic and dream-like, but what about abstract? You may have heard it said “If it is recognizable as an object – it is not an abstract,” but let’s challenge that notion. Show More Summary

Margarita Kareva Recreated The Tales We All Grew Up Upon With Photos

Based in Russia, photographer Margarita Kareva probably makes any kids around her happy (or deeply horrified). This is because Margarita brings fairy tales to life. Margarita seeks inspiration in fantasy books which she then executes as photo stories. It may be hard to believe but Margarita only picked up a camera about three years ago, [...]Show More Summary

Beauty Mirror App for iOS Previews Your Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery goes digital with a new Beauty Mirror app for iOS that reshapes your face in real time.

A touch of normality

It’s great to photograph something that, even though it’s about a kind of fighting, has nothing to do with war.

7 Reasons For Not Shooting 7 Government Buildings, As Quoted From Us Officials

Time and again we share stories that show how photographers are given random instruction to avoid photographing in public places. I guess after Benny Johnson‘s report on him getting kicked away from 7 of the US Government Buildings makes it no longer random. Benny, a Buzzfeed stuff was doing a piece on The 7 Ugliest [...]Show More Summary

Nick Hannes

Saint Tropez, France, 2013 Nick Hannes (b. 1974, Belgium) studied photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) in Ghent. After ten years of working as a photojournalist, he decided to concentrate on self-initiated documentary projects on social and political issues. Show More Summary

Maverick Mystery: 1958

TV producers hope to ID Alice in Dairyland In Photo With James Garner In the aftermath of James Garner's death, a pair of Wisconsin TV producers are hoping to solve the mystery of which Alice in Dairyland was photographed with the Hollywood...Show More Summary

Tall in the Saddle: 1958

James Garner: 1928-2014 April 1958. "James Garner on the set of the television show Maverick." Photo by Maurice Terrell for Look magazine ("TV's Midas Touch"). View full size.

How To Build A 2 Sided Background With Cheap Galvanized Iron Sheets

It’s always important to keep your eyes open for inspiration because you can’t tell when you’ll find one. I was driving on the expressway when I saw a billboard for a woman’s fashion wear, and I really loved the background they used, I think they shot it in one of those big cargo containers, so [...]Show More Summary

Seeing More Creatively with Bryan Peterson

Bryan Peterson is well known for his photography books and workshops. He’s also now one of the featured photography teachers on Adorama TV. You can get his book Learning to See Creatively on In these three videos Bryan gives us a few tips on doing just that. Show More Summary

Downtown Abbey: 1910

Circa 1910. "Post office and First Street, Duluth, Minnesota." Continuing our visit to the Gopher State. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

Walter White Goes To Space With a GoPro (Hello Kitty, Roby and Legoman join)

Up until not long ago getting a camera to space was a pretty big deal. With time we got cheaper cameras capable of taking decent footage, we developed lots of resources on getting a weather balloon up in space. So now taking aerial footage of earth from space is not such big of a deal. [...]Show More Summary

Coat Tree: 1910

Circa 1910. "Capitol dome from Central Park, St. Paul, Minnesota." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

iKlip Puts Your Tablet Where You Need It!

Sure, the case on your iPad lets you prop it up, vertical or horizontal, but you need a surface to set it down on. Or you get to hold it for indeterminate lengths of time. When it’s a matter of sending txts or watching vids, checking email, or heck, even a little shopping, it’s not […]

How to Create a Vintage Look using Lightroom

Before you create a vintage look using Lightroom, you have to decide what characteristics you think that look should have. It may mean different things to other people, but here’s my version. Photos with the vintage look are nostalgic, evoking the look of faded photos taken decades ago. Show More Summary

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