Photographer Steven Baillie is well known for his work with GQ and Playboy. Another interesting part about Steven is his ability and willingness to travel all around the world just to find new faces. Here’s a behind the scenes look at some of his amazing adventures along with some of the new faces he finds and how he finds them. [more]
The 645 PRO app is designed with photographers in mind. With cell phones being used more and more for taking pictures, it’s no wonder that this app is coming out for the iPhone. Aside from shooting raw, it has plenty of features that will grab your interest. [more]
Alex was browsing through a thrift store in Paris where he came across an old sterograph viewer from the 1930′s. One item that sealed the deal on the sale was when the store owner told him that it came with a box filled with 50 glass plates. With it, came a view into a how France looked like in the 1930′s. Here are some gifs that encompassed what he saw. [more]
Clemens Wirth shows us an entire world of life that resides in just one drop of water. I was horrified yet simultaneously engaged when looking at this video. It’s well put together, everything from the videography to the editing. The good news is that the life you see does not exist in your municipal drinking water, to make that clear. So rest easy and have fun watching. [more]
This set by Dara Scully really portrays a sense of youth and innocence when looking at them. She somehow finds a way to take you on the journey with her through her visual storytelling. This set was not only well made but also really fun to look at. It makes me reminisce about being a child again through the emotions that come through with each image. [more]
Nick Kelsh kindly brings us an ‘elegant’ video from the Kelsh Institite For Advanced Photograph Thinking on how to clean your precious lenses. We never had a great way to clean our lenses till now. Once you see this fantastic method, you’ll be convinced immediately. Thank you Nick, the results worked great on our lenses! [more]
There is no doubt that Dave Hill is a well known name in the photography community. With his recent collaboration with Sony, here’s a behind the scenes look of him switching to the Sony NEX camera system for a reinterpretation of Spiderman. Do you feel that mirrorless is a feasible alternative for the way cameras are headed? [more]
Let’s hope this is not what you look like when taking pictures. Admit it, we’ve all been guilty of strange poses. I’m sure these shots are also making you wonder if there’s a shot of you floating around depicting you in an odd pose. These shots really make it easy to laugh at ourselves as we sometimes see ourselves in their shoes, at least to a lesser degree. [more]
Color, a simple yet addicting game that will test your patience and vision. In the industry, we deal with color all the time. Everything from shooting to dealing with calibrating screens, color plays a huge role in what we do. The game runs through varying level of difficulty, starting with hue, saturation, complementary colors, and goes up from there. It’s very easy to play but hard to master. [more]
Photographer Joel Robison, also known as Boy Wonder, expresses a love for literature with this series. It’s a visual representation of being lost in a novel. He includes his love for coffee and brings it all together in the end. What else could be better than getting lost in your favorite novel with a great cup of your favorite beverage? These pictures remind us of that feeling so well. Now I suddenly feel like reading again. [more]
Photographer Rodney Smith cannot be defined by any set of words no matter how much anyone tries. This Yale graduate is not just intelligent, he is also an artist. “He’s adamantly analog”. There’s a definite level of intrigue when you take a look through some of his work. Forget about words, check out a brief collection of his work. Although a number of you may be familiar with his work, for those of you who are not, you’re in for something special. [more]
The Photoshop team rolled out a video which showcases some of the direction which Adobe intends to go in the future. It was shot and then edited entirely in a future version of Photoshop. Though the video itself is pretty standard, it’s a glimpse of what’s to come. Do you believe that Adobe should keep video editing separate from Photoshop? We want to hear your thoughts. [more]
These images are absolutely unique in the way they’re taken. They were taken for the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra for their print campaign. The images show the insides of a violin, cello, flute, and pipe organ. The tight spaces of these instruments appear grand and spacious considering the true nature of their space. [more]
Only a few times have I ever questioned what I’m doing with my life. This video makes me wonder why I am not pursuing this. This is a remixed trailer of a movie called Les Chevaliers du Ciel, which means, Sky Fighters. Whatever the name, this video showcases some of the cleanest and most captivating footage I’ve seen from the skies. Owe it to yourself to get lost in this visual feast.
With a lot of the recent Photoshop screwups we’ve all seen in the media, people have been asking us what some of the before shots look like and what post processing goes into a cover photo. We’ll, here it is.