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This Carnivorous Plant Timelapse Was Made in a Basement

This Carnivorous Plant Timelapse Was Made in a Basement

We’ve shared quite a few fantastic outdoor timelapses with you. Today’s video, created by Chris Field, is just as impressive—perhaps even more so, since it was created entirely in the photographer’s basement: Field uses a couple of Fuji cameras (the XE-1 and XM-1), coupled with Nikon’s Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 macro, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, and Nikkor […]

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6 Easy DIY Photography Gifts for Last Minute Shoppers

6 Easy DIY Photography Gifts for Last Minute Shoppers

The holidays are upon us, and I don’t know about you, but some of us scatterbrained artist-types are pretty last-minute shoppers. If you’re in that group, the folks over at The Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) have some quick and easy DIY photography ideas for you in the following video: Iron On Photograph How to make […]

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How to Set Custom White Balance with a Gray Card

How to Set Custom White Balance with a Gray Card

Are you looking for a quick way to instantly improve your photography? Aren’t we all? Phil Steele has some great tips for taking it up a notch by understanding how to work with and customize white balance in the following video: Steele says that if you want accurate color in your photographs, you need to […]

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Light and Motion Combine for Beautiful Photographs of Kayakers

Light and Motion Combine for Beautiful Photographs of Kayakers

We recently wrote about painting with light using intentional camera movement. How about painting with light using intentional subject movement? Photographer Stephen Orlando attaches LED lights to his subjects in order to capture the beauty of repeated motions using light: The above album shows the movement of a kayaker’s paddle through the water. Orlando’s calls […]

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Low-Tech Studio Photography Lighting Hacks

Low-Tech Studio Photography Lighting Hacks

Looking for ways to improve your studio setup, but lack the funds for fancy lighting? Photographer Brooke Shaden has some easy, inexpensive tips for you: You’ll need an assistant or two for this technique. Shaden sets up a light behind her model and decides that the shot isn’t quite what she was aiming for, so […]

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Expert Techniques for Beautiful Insect Macro Photography

Expert Techniques for Beautiful Insect Macro Photography

Nature is amazing–and it’s possible to discover so much about the natural world with macro photography. Photographer Thomas Shahan explains that “with relatively modest inexpensive equipment, you can share with others things they previously would not have been able to see with their own eyes.” Check out some of his tips for getting great macro […]

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Powerful Photos Document the Emotional Journeys of Foster Children

Powerful Photos Document the Emotional Journeys of Foster Children

The greatest inspiration for a photographer often comes from personal experience. Surreal portrait photographer Rob Woodcox explains what has motivated some of his work, and how he has used that motivation to produce positive change in the world: As an adopted child himself, Woodcox wanted to make a difference in the lives of foster children. […]

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Outnumbered: Photographer Creates Portraits of Women in Science

Outnumbered: Photographer Creates Portraits of Women in Science

Edward Steichen once said that “a portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it.” Clare Fieseler, a doctoral student in the Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology program at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill who has previously worked for National Geographic, is living this quote by using her experience […]

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Portrait Tutorial: Red Riding Hood Studio Photo Shoot

Portrait Tutorial: Red Riding Hood Studio Photo Shoot

Interested in improving your portrait photography skills? How about a character shoot? How about some indoor snow? Gavin Hoey demonstrates a tutorial for a little red riding hood themed photo shoot in the following video: Hoey starts with a test shot with his basic setup. He’s shooting with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II equipped […]

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Berlin Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall

Berlin Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall

On November 9th, 1989, a peaceful revolution culminated in the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany, thus laying the groundwork for the reunification of East and West Germany. Brothers Christopher and Marc Bauder developed a city-wide art installation/public event to commemorate the fall, called Lichtgrenze (“border of light”): A total of 8,000 helium balloons […]

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