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Photoshop King Erik Johansson Uses Photography to Capture Ideas, Not Moments

Photoshop King Erik Johansson Uses Photography to Capture Ideas, Not Moments

Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retouch artist, spends countless hours editing his images in Photoshop, adding layer upon layer mask, endlessly blending and adjusting until each of his surreal masterpieces is completed, But there’s a reason why Johansson’s fantastical images seem plausible and only modestly-edited. Johansson uses real photographs as the building blocks for […]

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Mastering Shadows in Indoor Portrait Photography

Mastering Shadows in Indoor Portrait Photography

In a studio portrait session, it is sometimes difficult to position lights in order to achieve the photographer’s desired effect. When harsh shadows appear on one side of a model’s face, many photographers will set up a second light on the opposite side of the model as a fill light, but this only complicates the […]

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Probably the Best Sports Photo of 2013, Photographer Calls it ‘Pure Luck’

Probably the Best Sports Photo of 2013, Photographer Calls it ‘Pure Luck’

When AFP photographer Oliver Morin set out to photograph the 100m final in Moscow—and, most notably, the legendary Usain Bolt, a 26-year old powerhouse sprinter who holds world records in both the 100m and 200m—he wasn’t trying to capture a ‘career-defining’ shot or the ‘best sports photo of the year,’ but with strategic positioning and […]

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Architectural Photographer Abseils from Skyscrapers to Capture Unique Perspectives

Architectural Photographer Abseils from Skyscrapers to Capture Unique Perspectives

For architectural photographer Carlos Ayesta, dangling from skyscrapers hundreds of feet above urban cityscapes is all in a day’s work. Ayesta shoots highly unique architectural photographs using a climbing technique called abseiling, or rappelling, which is a controlled descent down a rock wall—or, in this case, the side of a skyscraper. From this angle, Ayesta […]

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The Photo Man: Collecting and Selling Forgotten Photographs

The Photo Man: Collecting and Selling Forgotten Photographs

For Mark Kologi, selling orphaned personal photos at Los Angeles’ Melrose Trading Post is more than a business or a hobby—it’s art. “It’s this tide of humanity that’s just flooded my life,” Kologi says, and this wave sweeps into the souls of all who stop to sift through photos. In this short, poignant documentary by […]

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