Nothing like a bit of surprise weaponry and armor to transform a romantic photoshoot into something else entirely. That’s what happened to Alex of Alexandria Photography when, in the middle of a romantic engagement shoot, she and her clients were photobombed by an enthusiastic group of LARPers!
Drone Fishing. It’s exactly as ridiculous-but-kind-of-fascinating-but-really!? as it sounds. Jaiden Maclean and his friends at Sea Ulcer Aerial Media went fishing for longtail tuna with a Phantom Drone, and captured the entire battle on camera.
The weather doesn’t always cooperate when you’re shooting on-location. So what do you if you’re faced with a dreary grey sky and waiting for clearer weather isn’t an option? This quick tip by photographer David Bergman might help.
I’m like a lot of photographers. I want to shoot more often. And one big reason I don’t shoot as much as I like is that I waste too much time reading about gear.
June 21, 2011. “You want to shoot Prince’s European Tour? Need to know ASAP.”
At just 23 years old, Paris-based photographer and Photoshop artist Vincent Bourilhon is already showing more creative chops than some artists two and three times his age. His striking, surreal Photoshop creations explore the meaning and function of everyday objects in strange new ways.
If you’re a big Fuji fan, chances are you’re waiting with bated breath for the official announcement of the much-rumored X-T2. But while the news hasn’t dropped just yet, new images of the upcoming shooter just leaked!
Want a LEGO minifigure of yourself? You can now have a custom 3D-printed head made using just 2 standard portraits of yourself.
Photographer Andreas Geh wasn’t going to enter his photo of a goosander family into any competitions, but friends and fellow photographers insisted. And it’s a good thing they did, because Geh’s photo earned him the title of GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2016.
Editor’s note: This is a piece by photographers Bryan Formhals and Blake Andrews on how famous photographers’ styles are copied over and over again. Please do not read or comment if you take things too seriously.
The other day while reading the Internet I came across “The 10 Most Harmful Novels for Aspiring Writers.” I wondered whether there could be a list for photographers as well. I thought about it and then sent my list to Blake Andrews to see if he wanted to contribute and have some fun with it. Here’s what we came up with.
Get to know people, forget the rules, don’t read books on composition, embrace imperfection, print your photos, and more… Here are 43 amateurish tips for capturing better images.
I had a great opportunity to do a “behind the scenes” of a recent portrait feature shoot which my very good friend Daniel Hambury was doing for the London Evening Standard. In fact I was mainly assisting, but couldn’t pass up the opportunity to document what happens as it’s something I’ve always been intensely interested in.
This is useful. The folks over at LEE filters just released a handy little exposure guide app that will help you calculate the right shutter speed when you’re using their Little Stopper, Big Stopper, or Supper Stopper ND filters.
I just finished reading Karl Marx’s “Capital” and “The Communist Manifesto”—and I was so amazed to see how modern a lot of his ideas are.
I think one of the biggest things I took away from his book is the idea that we are being estranged from our labor—that we no longer have the control of the “means of production”, and what that means is that we no longer have the ability to have control over what we produce.
Leica has just debuted the much-anticipated and much-rumored Leica M-D (Typ 262). It’s the first production M-Series Leica that leaves out the LCD screen—a camera for photographers with a love of simplicity, a dislike of chimping, and a desire to live in the past and future of photography simultaneously.
Of all the camera lenses offered on Amazon, the $26,000 35-pound giant green Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 probably has the funniest customer reviews and images.
Levon Biss’s exhibit Microscuplture is one of the most entrancing macro photography projects we’ve run across. A “unique visual experience,” the series and exhibition is made up of unimaginably detailed macro photographs of insects captured using a microscope lens.
The future of wearable camera technology is a contact lens. At least, that’s what Google, Samsung, and now Sony seem to think. All three have patented their own contact lens cams in the last 2 years.
When snapping pictures of wild animals in the great outdoors, there are some animals that photographers generally know to be careful around. These include creatures that are massive (e.g. moose, elephants), anything at the top of the food chain (e.g. lions, tigers, bears), and anything venomous (e.g. snakes). Well, you might also want to add the beaver to that mental list of yours.
It turns out beavers can be very dangerous, and even deadly. A man over in Belarus was killed recently after getting too close to a beaver he was trying to photograph.
Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter speed, and ISO — affect the outcome of photographs. It’s not a complete picture, …