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The Life and Progression of a Surf Photographer

The Life and Progression of a Surf Photographer

Photographer Brian Bielmann takes us under the waves at TEDx Honolulu with his inspiring images and stories. Early on in life, Bielmann was arrested by a love of surfing – it was his heart’s true passion. Knowing that he needed to work as well, he taught himself to be a surf photographer, so he’d never […]

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10 Reasons Beginner Photographers Should Try to Learn With Manual Film Cameras

10 Reasons Beginner Photographers Should Try to Learn With Manual Film Cameras

When I learned about photography for the first time, it was in my high school’s darkroom with a fully-manual Pentax K1000, which was at one time possibly the most prolific and popular SLR camera on the market. Why, you ask? Because it was built like a brick (which is mainly what makes them a popular […]

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A Day in the Life of a Pop Music Photographer

A Day in the Life of a Pop Music Photographer

Filmmaker Paul Brasil explores the life of a popular music photographer in this short film. After years of struggling, Lerner got started shooting Katy Perry concerts when she was just becoming popular; now, in this film, he tours with Justin Beiber as his official photographer, sifting through packed coliseums for that elusive iconic shot. In […]

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Photography Expedition to India: Amazing Documentary

Photography Expedition to India: Amazing Documentary

This is a must-see photography documentary called “Beyond: Varanasi, India“. It chronicles a large-scale photographic excursion to one of the more intense culture shocks a Westerner can experience; the traditional Indian way of living is almost immeasurably different from our own, and this video gives deep insight from an American perspective. See the whole inspiring film […]

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The Quest for Photography Inspiration

The Quest for Photography Inspiration

This thrilling video comes in anticipation of  the upcoming documentary, “La Quête d’Inspiration” (“The Quest for Inspiration”), a film about photographer Alexandre Deschaumes by filmmaker Mathieu Le Lay (Includes  Subtitles). The epic, sprawling look of this film was made possible with the Canon 5Ds Mark II and III: Through heart-stopping panoramas in The Alps, Iceland, […]

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Cross Process Film Photography Tips & Techniques

Cross Process Film Photography Tips & Techniques

With the ease, affordability, and ever-increasing clarity made possible by the development of digital photography, many people believe that film, in all its formats, has gone the way of the dodo. If you look closely, though, you’ll see that it’s gone more the way of the vinyl record – not as cheap, not as easy, […]

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Photography in Space: Challenges & Techniques by Astronaut Don Pettit

Photography in Space: Challenges & Techniques by Astronaut Don Pettit

Space is a frontier, and a difficult one to capture. Dr. Donald Pettit, a NASA astronaut and photographer who we wrote about a while back, takes us through the exhilarating experience of documenting outer space, and why photography is the perfect medium to do it with: Dr. Pettit describes in great detail the technology, equipment, […]

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Photographing Sharks with Underwater Studio Lighting

Photographing Sharks with Underwater Studio Lighting

Last Call with Carson Daly did a feature recently on prolific Hollywood photographer Michael Muller, whose recent work has his portraits looking a little bit more savage. In this clip, he takes us underwater to swim with the fishes, where he’s started on a very exhilarating project: Muller muses about his art, and how he’s […]

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Stargazing with Time-lapse Photography

Stargazing with Time-lapse Photography

The result of an exhaustive four-month project, photographer and stargazer extraordinaire Michael Shainblum gives us EXISTENCE: A Time Lapse Project, an truly amazing accomplishment in time-lapse photography: This video, set to music by Phaeleh, carries us across plains, over oceans, and  high atop mountain ranges, where  we gaze downward at the clouds and upward at […]

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How to Photograph a Smoking Lightbulb

How to Photograph a Smoking Lightbulb

Here’s your cool photo exercise for the day: a smoking light bulb. It’s an awesome experiment for not only the photographer, but also the electrician, the carpenter, and even the physicist in us. Light bulbs work because their inside is a vacuum—it contains no oxygen, which keeps the fragile filament from bursting into flame (instead, […]

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