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Bringing the Ocean into the Studio: a Nautical Photoshoot

Bringing the Ocean into the Studio: a Nautical Photoshoot

Here’s a short and sweet photo session, brought to us by photographer Ben Garrett. In this video, he takes us swiftly through a recent shoot he did for Steadfast Creative, a web and mobile design firm sporting a nautical theme. With a few handy techniques and a bit of a mess, he shows how his […]

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History on an Iron Plate: the Modern Tintype Photograph

History on an Iron Plate: the Modern Tintype Photograph

For all the history buffs out there, or just for anyone wondering what came before Instagram, we thought you’d really enjoy this short from filmmaker Matt Morris. It introduces us to Harry Taylor, an American photographer who has resurrected the antique 19th century art of tintype: Deeply affected by his mother’s illness (she was hospital-bound […]

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How the Size of Your Light Source Affects Portrait Results

How the Size of Your Light Source Affects Portrait Results

Joe McNally brings us a video displaying the effect of a light source’s size. He will test three different soft boxes, two direct and one indirect. Watch as he compares and contrasts the size, in relation to his subject, using large flash. This was shot on beautiful St. Lucia with a local musician, Claudette: He demonstrates […]

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The Challenges of Coming up with Unique Band Photography

The Challenges of Coming up with Unique Band Photography

This video from photographer Benjamin Von Wong gives us a rare and exciting opportunity to peer into the world of a professional band shoot. First, we’re taken behind the scenes with a documentary-style segment about Belgian indie-pop band SX, their work, and the experience of making a cover for their first studio album, GOLD. Afterwards, […]

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Photographing Dark Energy with the World’s Largest Camera

Photographing Dark Energy with the World’s Largest Camera

Reuters TV brings us a glimpse at the largest camera in the world: a massive machine housed at the Cerro Tololo observatory in the desert mountains of northern Chile. Used to look far into the depths of outer space, this 570-mexapixel behemoth can survey six times the area of a full moon in a single […]

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Photographer Captures Cityscape Fire on 1st Timelapse Attempt

Photographer Captures Cityscape Fire on 1st Timelapse Attempt

As far as great photographs so, sometimes it seems that it’s as much up to luck and fate as it is up to us. While shooting a timelapse in Montreal, Quebec, photographer Evan Kitaljevich quite accidentally captured the astonishing moment that a fire erupted in the middle of the downtown core: Stunned as the flames […]

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Innovations in High Speed Photography and Videography

Innovations in High Speed Photography and Videography

The Marmalade is a creative effects studio specializing in high-speed tabletop videography. This one is more motion-picture based, but it was such a fascinating video, we thought that photographers would appreciate it, too: This short documentary-style video discusses the studio’s process of innovating not only a new style of shooting, but all of the equipment […]

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Night & Day in a Single Photograph

Night & Day in a Single Photograph

The photographer’s challenge has always been to convey time’s movement within a still, unmoving image. There are many techniques for achieving this illusion: form, blur, lines, color, etc. CBS News brings us a segment featuring Stephen Wilkes and his collection “Day to Night”, a series of sprawling collage photographs which more closely resemble epic classical […]

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Perspectives from a Photo Retoucher: Parasites of the Photography Industry?

Perspectives from a Photo Retoucher: Parasites of the Photography Industry?

Describing her work as the creation of  “moments that didn’t happen”, photo retoucher Amy Dresser speaks at Luminance 2012 about her thoughts and views on her profession. She discusses her process and techniques which “blur the line between photography and illustration”: As far as portraits go, the key to Dresser’s philosophy of retouching is to […]

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