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51 French Postcard Show How To Kiss Romantically from the 1920s

Do you know how to make a romantic kiss? Or Kiss your lover gently? Just check out these vintage French postcards to see how to kiss romantically in the 1920s. See more »

Clients will soon be able to book photo sessions directly through Instagram

Another new feature is coming to Instagram, and it can be useful for photographers. People will soon be able to boom appointments with business. For all those who make a living from photography, this means your clients will be able to find you and book a session directly through your Instagram. Show More Summary

Film Soup! Cook your roll like a chef to create interesting effects

Today we are cooking film! For those of you who’ve never heard of Film Soup before, don’t worry, it has nothing to do with the soup from your childhood nightmares! It’s basically a technique were you voluntary damage a film with all sorts of chemicals like detergent, alcohol or whatever you want before developing it. Show More Summary

The Jazz Age Fashion – 44 Charming Snapshots of Women in Coats during the 1920s

Unlike the clothes underneath, women coats of the Jazz Age tended to be quite simple. Winter coats with curved shapes and large fur collars created a cocoon of warmth and style that has yet to be duplicated. Summer coats or jacket were made of lighter tweeds, knits and wool. Show More Summary

Trailer Village: 1947

"1947 trailer show at Gilmore Field, Los Angeles." The Gypsy life, mid-century style. 4x5 negative by Watson from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

How to Create Artistic Photos with a Magnifying Glass

A magnifying glass is a handy little tool, popular with intrepid detectives and bug collectors. As the name suggests, the convex lens produces a magnified image of an object, but it can also be used to make some unusual and eye-catching imagery. Show More Summary

5 Tips for Photographing Water

Water is a beautiful subject to photograph. It can be as dramatic as a waterfall, predictable as a fountain, vast like the ocean, or just a winding exciting river. Whatever the source, it can be a point of interest in your image or an element of your composition. Show More Summary

DIY Hack 2-for-1 Luggage and Camera Roller Bag

Can we really have enough camera bags? In this article, I will show you a DIY hack to easily convert a small travel bag with wheels into a camera roller bag. Basically, you get two bags for the price of one. The one main drawback toShow More Summary

5 Reasons to Use Lightroom for Portrait Retouching

There are some photographers who use Photoshop or plugins such as Portrait Pro to do portrait retouching. There is nothing wrong with this and these programs can do an excellent job, especially if you retouch portraits at a high level. Show More Summary

A Beauty to Give the Thrill: 20 Vintage Portraits of Ainu Women from Northern Japan With Their Traditional Tattooed Lips

Ainu means human. The Ainu people regard things useful to them or beyond their control as kamuy (gods). In daily life, they prayed to and performed various ceremonies for the gods. These gods include: "nature" gods, such as of fire,Show More Summary

The complete LED lighting kit you can get for $150

If you’re looking for a lighting setup to build on a budget, Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter has a useful video for you. In his latest tutorial, he guides you through buying the stuff for the LED light kit for only $150. This doesn’t...Show More Summary

5 tips for beautiful and natural-looking couple portraits

If you’re new to couple portraits, you probably know that it could be a bit tricky. It’s not always easy to get them relaxed and feel comfortable in front of the camera. Rachel and Daniel from Mango Street will give you some quick tips how to take and more natural-looking portraits of couples. Show More Summary

Boardwalk Rollers: 1905

Atlantic City circa 1905. "The Shelburne, Michigan Avenue at Boardwalk." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Spice up your food photography by backlighting it with a light box

Backlighting translucent objects is always great fun to experiment with. Sometimes it’s quite easy. You just put a light on a stand, place it behind your subject, and start shooting away. But food can get a little messy, and it’s not easy to just hang up in front of a light. Show More Summary

How to remove eye bags under 1 minute in Photoshop

So you had a photo shoot on Saturday morning and it seems that your model partied hard the night before? She’s holding up well, but there are eye bags that give her away. This video tutorial will show you how to remove the eye bags in under a minute. Show More Summary

The Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 goes up against the twice-the-price Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8

Usually, lenses of a similar focal length and aperture cost a similar price. Except, perhaps, when they have Zeiss written on them. The Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 costs $1,199, while the Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 costs a mere $598. Even at $598,...Show More Summary

The Franklin's Franklin: 1928

San Francisco, 1928. "Col. M. Franklin with Franklin Airman sedan." Despite such eponymous endorsements, by 1934 the air-cooled Franklin had run out of gas. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Adobe’s new deep learning tech might make green screen keying obsolete

An Adobe Research paper titled Deep Image Matting, might just put an end to green and blue screen techniques. Adobe collaborated with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, to develop a new system based on deep convolution neural networks. Show More Summary

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