American Photo's top picks of the season Inspiring photobooks on the squatters of New York, wild pigeons, playgrounds around the world, and more in American Photo's roundup of the season's best. Photo by: Popular Photography Magazine Editor bestbookspring read more
A photography pioneer has passed away If you're a lighting nerd, then Paul C. Buff needs no real introduction. For those of you who may be unfamiliar, he's the eccentric, brilliant person responsible for some of the most innovative studio lighting products around. Show More Summary
The world's largest 'trick art' museum welcomes flash photography with open arms
Instagram is the photo-sharing app that also created the timelapse-creating app, too. Now, Instagram is looking to conquer another corner of the mobile photography world with Layout, an app for making Instagram-friendly collages. Read more...
Can you imagine not being able to see color? I can’t imagine a world without color. When I look at photography, the black and white pictures rarely catch my attention: it’s always the color ones that draw my eye. The people at Valspar teamed up with EnChroma to create glasses that allow colorblind people to see […]
A newcomer to the mobile app market, Priime has arrived on the scene to challenge the de facto photography apps. For those that are looking for a change from Instagram’s limited selection of effects like Valencia and Lo-Fi, or the … The post Priime App Offers Filters Created by the World’s Top Photographers appeared first on Highsnobiety.
In the photography world, there are three types of flash users: those who never use it and avoid it at all cost, those who use it all the time to the detriment of their photos, and those who have mastered when and how to use it. Which one are you? At its core, the camera flash is a simple piece of technology that’s deceptively hard to use well. Show More Summary
Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most prestigious photo competitions in the world. Every year, thousands of photographers... The post 30 Best Entries For The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards appeared first on Lifehack.
Ryan Deboodt combines a love of caves, photography, and drones in this amazing video taken inside Vietnam's Hang Son Doong, the world's largest known cave. Read more on MAKE The post Drone’s Stunning Footage Reveals Forest in World’s Largest Cave appeared first on Make:.
"How, in a world that is so desperately short of resources, can we ensure that there is enough land, food and water for future generations?" This is one of the questions under discussion in the second edition of the Syngenta Photography Award, which has just
Photography is an art that few of us will every truly master. In the words of photographer Martin Parr, “Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.” That said, we can always...Show More Summary
Dictyota dichotoma algae cyanotype. Credit: Anna Atkins Today marks the 216th birthday of Anna Atkins, who authored the worlds first book of photographs. The rare collection, entitled Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions,...Show More Summary
Joe Conzo, "Almighty KG of the Cold Crush Brothers at Harlem World," 1981. Courtesy of the photographer Rewinding to the days of gold chains, hoop earrings, and sneakers with no laces, a new hip-hop photography exhibition is on its way to Museum of the City of New York. Show More Summary
There are so many ways to manipulate a photo that any time you look at one, you have to wonder if it has been retouched. If you’ve delved into the world of photography, you quite likely know what light painting is. You get into a dark space, find some cool lights, leave the shutter open for a while and dance around with your light source. The end result can look...
We’re used to viewing the world in broad daylight; seeing all of its objects and colors in the gleam of the sun. "Dark City," a photography exhibit by Daniele Cametti Aspri, seeks instead to show us the major European capitals shrouded...Show More Summary
Try to reconcile these numbers: one billion people go to bed hungry every night, yet Americans and Europeans throw away half of all food they purchase uneaten.
For centuries, portraiture has helped people to both manipulate their own sense of self and to 'overcome' death through their likeness. In this era of technology, portraiture is not longer needed for that since we have photography and film which can do the job faster and less costly. Show More Summary
For the first time ever, a prize for the best photo taken with a mobile phone will be given at the Sony World Photography Awards. The panel received 10,293 entries from amateur and professional photographers all over the world. Believe it or not, all of these images were taken with a cell phone. Show More Summary
It’s that time of the year when a lot of the major photography contests reveal their winners and finalists. We’ve recently shared with you the top photos from the Sony World Photography Awards, World Press Photo and the Wellcome Image Awards, and now it’s time for the Smithsonian’s 12th Annual Photo Contest. Despite the multitude [...]Show More Summary
Olga Nazarova, Russia, Shortlist, Mobile Phone, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Cell phone photography takes more than a working knowledge of Instagram filters, as the 20 shortlisted finalists for the Sony Mobile Phone Photography Awards can attest to. Show More Summary