Darth Vader riding a streetcar; Luke Skywalker hitting a home run at Rogers Centre; Yoda piggybacking a youngster to cross the road. For some impossible realities. For others, like Canadian photographer Thomas Dagg, a daily sighting. Thomas takes the wonderful streets of Toronto and mixes it with his childhood memories. The city succumbs to Thomas’s strong memories of renting the [...]
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There are many way to show you love photography. but what happens when you put the camera down and just want a cold drink? Well, you can still have that strong photography connection with your camera by sipping your pop (or scotch) with camera shaped ice cubes made with the just-been-released camera themed ice cube tray [...]
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We have stated this over and over again, Creativity Trumps Gear. Every time. Of course lacking certain pieces of gear may stop you from doing certain types photo art. But you can create good art with almost as little gear as you have. See this project from Morgan Spence, AKA Morgspenny Productions, he re-enacted 60 of the [...]
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A lot has been said about adobe’s move from the licencing model to the rental model which Adobe calls the creative cloud. It started with adding a $9.99/ month photography package which includes Photoshop and Lightroom, but now we may be seeing the next step on the Adobe Creative Cloud pricing. It turns out that browsing to Adobe’s creative [...]
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Henri Cartier-Bresson fans will be excited to learn the famous street photographer’s classic book, The Decisive Moment, will be reprinted by none other than renowned photo book printer Gerhard Steidl. The re-release comes over half a century after it’s original (and only) release in 1952. The original printing was for a run of 10,000 books, 7,000 [...]
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Last month I showed you an awesome tutorial on how to hack your calculator to control your camera, so it only seems like a natural progression for me to turn it around and show you how to get your camera to do your math homework. That’s correct. On what appears to be a fast paced race to invalidate [...]
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When SmugMug wanted photographs of their employees to hang in the company gym, a traditional corporate portrait just wasn’t going to cut it. They wanted something sporty and they wanted it in black and white. The rest of the creative direction was handed over to Benjamin Von Wong, the photographer you call up when you [...]
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With the introduction of cheap(ish) aerial photography options and the influx of quad-copters there are more and more videos out there that were impossible to take just a few years ago. Actually, they were possible if you were the National Geographic and had a budget of a small city. This Phantom 2 capture footage by Eric Cheng [...]
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When it comes to portrait lighting, Joel Grimes abides by some basic principles to achieve just the look he is going for. But, while those principles are basic, they may not necessarily be obvious. Fortunately, Grimes is a great educator and has made this quick video tutorial to share some of his pro advice and [...]
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A monopod made from string and a bolt is an old photographers trick that can help to eliminate vertical movement and greatly reduce horizontal movement while taking photos. While it’s not necessarily a full time replacement for a tripod, the handy DIY project can certainly help you out in a bind when you need stabilization [...]
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