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Christmas Street: 1956

Another look at the street seen earlier here. 35mm Kodachrome. View full size.

The Johnstown Flood – 27 Rare Photographs of the Great Flood of 1889 Which Killed Over 2,000 People in Minutes

In a river valley in central Pennsylvania, heavy rain and a neglected dam lead to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people die and a prosperous city, Johnstown, is nearly wiped off the face of the earth. Johnstown, located at the confluence...Show More Summary

Rainy Day People: 1908

Detroit circa 1908. "Walker Block, Griswold and Fort Sts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

How to Color grade using Luminosity-Masks

As you probably know, I am a bit obsessed with colors lately. While I was obsessively looking around and searching and asking people until they didn’t answer my requests anymore, something popped up and I have to share it because it’s simple and brilliant: Color Grading using luminosity masks. Show More Summary

It All Started With a $50 Wager, Two Men and a Pit Bull Took the America's First Cross-Country Road Trip in 63 Days, 1903

Horatio Nelson Jackson (1872-1955) was an American physician and automobile pioneer. In 1903, he and driving partner Sewall K. Crocker became the first people to drive an automobile across the United States. Besides his medical practice,...Show More Summary

How to get sharp, crisp, black & white photos when shooting with film

If you want sharp black and white images with fine grain, then you are on the right page my friend! I’m a bit of a freak in terms of image quality and I love very detailed photos. That’s why I’ve been searching for a good combination of film and developer to obtain the best results. Show More Summary

Into the Sun: 1956

A found Kodachrome slide of a Southern California street scene, possibly Alhambra or Pasadena, going by the address labels on other boxes in this collection. "1956" is written on the box cover. View full size.

Watch: the lightning strikes at the tempo of music in this spectacular thunderstorm timelapse

Nobody can throw a spectacular light show like nature can. Timelapse photographer Ron Risman is well aware of this, so he chased a storm to create a magnificent timelapse of thunderstorm raging over a field in Kansas. He shot it in 4K and combined it with epic music (reminds me of music from Warcraft). Show More Summary

Lab-Box Is an All-In-One Film Developing Station That Doesn’t Require a Darkroom

2 days agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

Gear Getting the film on the reel is the most stressful part of the process The Lab-Box makes developing film at home into a much simpler process.

Quick tip: How to make the tilt-shift effect in Lightroom

Do you like photos with tilt-shift effect? If you do, then you know there are plenty of ways to make them. You can either buy a tilt shift lens or make one on your own. And if you prefer doing it in post-processing, Photoshop and Lightroom will be your allies. Show More Summary

ADOX is building a new factory to produce photographic film, paper and chemicals

Founded as the world’s first photochemical factory in 1860, ADOX has had an interesting life. But as observed by Ilford, Kodak, and other companies, film is becoming extremely popular again. So much so that ADOX have announced plans to build a huge new factory in Bad Saarow, just outside Berlin, Germany. Show More Summary

Pete Muller Wins POYi Reportage Photographer of the Year; Matt Gade Wins Sports Photographer of the Year

2 days agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

From Pete Muller’s winning portfolio for POYi Reportage Photographer of the Year   Pete Muller has won Photographer of the Year in the 74th annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition. He won for a portfolio that includes stories around the themes of conflict and masculinity around the world. Show More Summary

Amazing Then and Now Photos of Famous Scenes in London, New York and Paris

Not only the fashion director of Esquire, Nick Sullivan is also a dedicated photographer and downright perfectionist, as demonstrated by his amazing Instagram. Throughout the series, there are many familiar streets and landmarks found in London, New York City, and Paris, but the locations aren’t the only recognizable subjects. Show More Summary

New Gear: Sigma Announces 100-400mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Zoom Lens

2 days agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

Gear It uses a traditional zoom ring, as well as a push/pull mechanism. Sigma's new 100-400mm zoom lens gives you the option of push/pull to zoom.

Three Fujifilm lenses get superlative sharpness results on Fujifilm GFX 50S

French website Le Monde De La Photo (The World ofPhotography) has recently published test results for three Fujifilm lenses on a Fujifilm GFX 50S camera. They tested Fujinon GF 63mm f/2.8, Fujinon GF 120mm f/4 and Fujinon GF 32-64mmShow More Summary

How to fold giant reflectors and backgrounds without looking like an idiot

Folding reflectors, softboxes and backgrounds are awesome. There’s no two ways about it. They pack down really small for transport or storage, they pop up quickly when you need them, and they’re really lightweight. As a location shooter, they’re perfect for me. Show More Summary

Review: The 2017 Wacom Intuos Pro

This Valentine’s day, I got a little present from my love, Wacom. It was the brand new Intuos Pro! They refreshed the product line this year so I got a chance to check it out. Surprisingly, I found the update to really tighten up on a lot of areas. I didn’t have to do a […] The post Review: The 2017 Wacom Intuos Pro appeared first on DIY Photography.

Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona (Arizona)

Sedona, Arizona is known for its stunning scenery filled with red rock formations. It's a favorite location for many photographers and an iconic location in the American southwest. While Sedona offers many wonderful views, Schnebly Hill...Show More Summary

The last known photo of Nikola Tesla, 1943

This photo was taken in 1943. He died alone in a hotel room at the New Yorker on January 7, 1943. On 7 January 1943, at the age of 86, Tesla died alone in room 3327 of the New Yorker Hotel. His body was later found by maid Alice Monaghan...Show More Summary

Neural network turns your Pixelated, black and white gameboy photos into realistic portraits

Neural networks, deep learning, artificial intelligence, whatever term you prefer seems to be a very hot topic lately. Every couple of weeks there seem to be new developments to show off what it can do. We’ve seen CSI-like enhancements, facial recognition that can see through obscuration, converting 2D to 3D and plenty more. Show More Summary

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