Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Arts / Photography / Popular


Get More Specific:

Photographer Captures Stunning Images of Naked Free-Runner in London [NSFW]

Photographer and parkour athlete Jason Paul has created a stunning collection of images with his “Man & Mortar” project. The images are inspired by the poses of ancient statues and monuments while using London as its canvas. Jason Paul photographed a fellow parkour athlete and World Champion Free Runner Tim Shieff. In his review of the [...]Show More Summary

Hasselblad introduces Stellar II luxury enthusiast compact

Hasselblad has announced the Stellar II, an enthusiast compact which the company says has been 'conceived and crafted exclusively for aficionados, collectors, and connoisseurs'. Like other recent Hasselblads, the Stellar II is a rebadged Sony camera - which in this case is the RX100 III. Show More Summary

Malware Bites Malwarebytes: Company Forums Hacked

The forums of security software company Malwarebytes were hacked earlier this month. Members should change their passwords.

30 days… 30 challenges. Starting tomorrow. GO!

In the run-up to Christmas, the guys from Just Go Do It have a great project lined up: 30 challenges for 30 different days, ranging from self portraits, nature photographs, candid photographs, photographs starting with B… All manner of awesome challenges.  Best of all? The challenge is so simple: If you are given 24 hours […]

Gotham Rising: 1912

New York circa 1912. "The big buildings of Lower Manhattan." Landmark skyscrapers in this view (from where?) include the Woolworth (left) and Municipal buildings nearing completion, as well as the Singer and Bankers Trust towers. Panorama made from two 8x10 inch glass negatives. View full size.

Nikon D750 shooting experience published

The Nikon D750 is a full-frame DSLR that mates features from the D810 with a 24MP sensor, providing a faster frame-rate than any non-pro full-frame Nikon DSLR since the D700. Its comprehensive still and video photography specifications are aimed directly at enthusiasts and full-frame upgraders. Show More Summary

How flashes are less and less likely to kill you

If you’re up to date on your photography history, you’ll be aware that some of the stuff we used to have to do to get artificial light was basically the same as setting off fireworks next to your camera to capture the photos. Quaint as that feels, this is still the reality for high-speed photographers… […]

Is Being a Photographer Synonymous With Being an Artist?

Sure, the concept of photography falls under the realm of one the arts, but can you strictly label someone an artist based on their job or hobby? Photographers are everywhere nowadays. Beyond the thousands upon thousands of photographers...Show More Summary

Vela Lab’s Uber High Speed Flash Aims To Freeze Bullets In Mid Air

Vela Labs developed an LED flash with speeds of up to 1 /2,000,000 of a second – the Vela One. This means that the Vela One is fast enough to stop a bullet in flight. Vela Labs CEO, Matt Kane, told us that such a fast speed is obtained by using ultra-high flux COB LEDs, [...]Show More Summary

Watering Hole: 1900

From around 1900, somewhere in the Northeast, comes this 4x5 inch glass negative with the caption "L.K. -- bicycles at spring." View full size.

Apple Hiring VR Experts to Battle Samsung

A new job listing on Apple's website suggests the company is looking to deliver virtual reality experiences.

The Controversy Around Flickr Selling Creative Commons Licensed Photos

Douglas McMillan has an article out in the Wall Street Journal today about the controversy surrounding Flickr selling prints of Creative Commons photos and not paying contributors for these images. It should be stressed that Flickr is only doing this on Creative Commons licensed photos where free commercial use is permitted by the license. If […]

How to get more from your printer – besides good quality prints!

If you like to print hard copies of your photos at home, how do you decide which inkjet printer to buy? With such a myriad of printers on the market it can be daunting which one to choose. However, similar to buying a camera, one main...Show More Summary

Getting to Know Your New Camera

I recently purchased a new camera and the process of learning to use it has been a good reminder of just how long the process can take. My new Fujifilm X-Pro 1 is a very different machine from the Canon EOS digital SLRs I’m accustomed to using, and it’s taken me a while to find […] The post Getting to Know Your New Camera by Andrew S. Show More Summary

Brooke Shaden Explains How To Light Portraits With Nothing But A House Lamp

Brooke Shaden is the kind of inventive photographer who prefers to do-it-herself rather than spends wheelbarrows of money on expensive studio lighting and modifiers. Instead, Shaden challenges us to get creative with what resources we have available to us. In this case, it was one or two basic house lamps from Ikea. (And if you [...]Show More Summary

From Shooting To Post Production: How To Balance Flash With Ambient Light

Natural light is a wonderful thing, but sometimes we need to supplement it with an artificial light source, such as a flash, to really get the look we’re going for. In the video tutorial below, Gavin Hoey takes us behind the scenes of a Robin Hood themed photoshoot to show us the techniques he used [...]Show More Summary

Diamond T: 1920

San Francisco, 1920. "Diamond T truck -- DeLand & Son Draymen." Draymen and drayage being haulage-related terms that eventually became as extinct as the Diamond T. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC