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Photographing the Milky Way with a Smartphone and the Future of Photography

Some believe that smartphones will never replace “real cameras” like DSLRs or mirrorless cameras. This article is about providing evidence to the contrary and about making some amazing images with limited equipment. Here’s my account on shooting some of my first images of the Milky Way with nothing but a smartphone and a tripod. Introduction The above [...]Show More Summary

42 Stunning Restored and Colorized Images from the Past

18 year old Russian girl being liberated from Dachau, (April 1945) Romanov sisters, Grand Duchesses Maria, Olga, Anastasia, and Tatiana, (1910) Manhattan at sunset from the George Washington Bridge, (December 1936) “Here lies an unknown...Show More Summary

Fujifilm FinePix S1 real-world sample gallery posted

At 50X, the Fujifilm FinePix S1 may not have the longest lens in its class, but it is the only superzoom that's weather-sealed and one of the very few with Raw support. Naturally, this means that we did some Raw conversions and shot in in the rain, and you can see the results in our samples gallery. View photos

Drone Wars: Sprite Vs. Lily. Which Is The Better Camera Drone

It has only been 10 days since Lily came to the world a blazing and already there is has a challenger on the market. Introducing Sprite, which claims to be the world’s most portable and rugged unmanned aerial vehicle. The two projects could not be more different, yet they address the same market: Autonomous (or Semi-Autonomous) camera [...]Show More Summary

Montgomery Block: 1940

San Francisco March 1940. "Built as the largest and safest office building in San Francisco, the Montgomery Block became the headquarters of professional men from 1853 to 1890. It was the only major downtown San Francisco building to...Show More Summary

The Best Smartphone Apps for Traveling Photographers

4 days agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

Eight awesome apps to help you track the weather, calculate the location of the sun or simply share your images on the go…

Kickstarter: ONDU's Mk II Pinhole Cameras Have A Durable New Look

4 days agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

ONDU's newest line of pinhole cameras, the Mk II, includes new wooden finishes and other updates to make more durable and long lasting cameras.

Traveling Across China to Tell the Story of a Generation of Women With Bound Feet

A decade ago, Jo Farrell was having a hard time finding women in China with bound feet to photograph. Her driver overheard her frustrations and mentioned that he could arrange a meeting with his grandmother. Farrell traveled to a remote...Show More Summary

Finding Commercial Photography Clients: Pt. One – Portfolio

  Image Uses PDF Image Audit Tool PDF Ad Image Ass […] Categories: Essays Featured Going Pro (Read more...)

Vincent Laforet Shoots London Nighttime Photos from 6000 feet (Plus BTS Footage)

As part of his AIR project, which aims to show the world is connected by creating outstanding nighttime aerial photos; Vincent Laforet recently shot some incredible photos of London from a helicopter. The project began with a set of photos above New York city that went viral, and has since covered several more cities around [...]Show More Summary

3 Ways to Try Macro Photography on a Budget

Editor’s Note: This is one of a series of article on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss any! Has Macro Week here at DPS sparked your interest, but you’re still...Show More Summary

Science Says: People Like Filtered Photos

4 days agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Love them or hate them, photo filters are a staple of photo sharing. While some may view them as a shortcut to creativity, new research suggests they’re also a powerful lure for eyeballs on the web’s most popular photo platforms. New...Show More Summary

40 Classic Pictures of the New York Dolls in the 1970s

The New York Dolls are an American hard rock band formed in New York City in 1971. Along with the Velvet Underground and the Stooges, they were one of the first bands in the early punk rock scene. Although their original line-up fell...Show More Summary

Rugby Superstar Celebrated by Ruining a $94,000 Lens

Getting an autograph from your favorite sportsman will easily become the highlight of the game for you, and if the autograph was given on the day of a memorable event it might even be worth some money. The problem – most autographs aren’t worth $94,000, which is roughly the price of the lens ruined by [...]Show More Summary

Hermione Baddeley dresses in costume as Minnie Mouse for Film Memories Ball, 1933

English actress Hermione Baddeley dresses in costume as Minnie Mouse for Film Memories Ball, May 18, 1933. (© Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS)

This Time Lapse Of Hatching Bees Will Give You Nightmares

We all have this primal fear of bees. And while bees are generally a peaceful bunch, something about the buzz, furry appearance and the notion of a sting just hammers my head when I see one. If that was not enough to keep one sleepless photographer Anand Varma did a 78 seconds time lapse video showing [...]Show More Summary

Michael Santiago

Zoilo Santiago, Luz Santiago and Emma Santiago. Pomona, NY 2013 Michael Santiago (b. 1980 USA) is a documentary photographer based between New York and Oakland. Michael’s work focuses on issues concerning people of color and their communities; obesity, cancer, race and identity, family relationships, healthy eating, youth empowerment and more. A senior at the San Francisco […]

Cities in the clouds

Here is a selection of images the Reuters news agency pulled from its files showing cities shrouded in weather that make them appear to be living among the clouds. -- By Lloyd YoungHeavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina, United Arab Emirates, on Nov. 21, 2007. (Steve Crisp/Reuters)

How Richard Prince Sells Other People’s Instagram Photos for $100,000

If you were to take a screen shot of someone’s Instagram account and try selling it, two things would happen. The first is that you’d be told you’re violating the copyright of the photographer whose photo you’re selling, and secondly you’d be laughed at. Extensively. It turns out, though, that if you’re famous enough you [...]Show More Summary

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