Category archives: Photography

Tutorial of the Week #15: Bringing Still Photographs to Life - Parallax Effect in Photography

The Parallax Effect is also known as the Ken Burns effect, which is named after the filmmaker who made this effect his signature visual style in his documentary films. This technique is a panning and zooming effect that is used to create something like a video from still images. The zooming and panning across photographs gives the feeling of motion, which keeps the viewer visually engaged.   Here is an […]

Unbelievable Collection of Photos that Shows Angle Is Everything

So many images are Photoshopped these days that it’s hard to know what to believe anymore. But you don’t need to be an editing wizard to mess with people’s perceptions of reality. All you need is a camera, some willing friends and an eye for obscure camera angles. And as you can see from this list compiled below, when those three simple ingredients are combined correctly, the end result can […]

I Use Eyes As A Canvas For My Art [Eye Makeup]

It’s a case of blink and you’ll see it. You certainly wouldn’t want to moss such ‘eye art. Make-up artist Tal Peleg creates these detailed drawings using just every day cosmetics to draw stunning scenes on eyelids. Favourite movies, books, animals, musicals and so much more… Inspiration is all around me, and I choose my favourite themes, give it my own unique interpretation, and turn it into colourful eye-artistry designs. […]

Featuring Beautiful Landscape Photography by Lukas Furlan

Photographer Lukas Furlan recently shared a stunning series of travel photos on Behance; that he took last Summer and Autumn through various parts of the Alps. The Alps are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) across eight Alpine countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland. You can find the entire series, Alp Impressions X, […]

How to Watch Tonight’s Supermoon Eclipse [27th Sept '15]

This hasn’t happened in 33 years, and it won’t occur again for another 18.   Be sure not to miss tonight’s supermoon eclipse by watching out in the sky to the moon, beginning at 00:11 GMT (be sure to set an alarm with your local time) and extending into Monday morning.     The supermoon eclipse results from the rare combination of a lunar eclipse, a point in the moon’s […]

Photograph of the Day: Not as It A-Piers

National Geographic community member Stephane Couture wanted to capture a new perspective on a familiar subject: this pier in Venice Beach, California, shot from above on a five-second exposure while illuminated by the headlights of a car. “My idea was to frame it with the shoreline to create this cross between the organic lines of the waves and the sand [and] the sharp, man-made lines of the pier,” he writes. […]

This Photo Series Shows How Instagram Photos Of India Can Hide The Big Picture

“A bit of negativity is essential for positive change.” Limitless, a Singapore-based tech company, uploaded an album entitled Broken India, which depicts a stark difference between an Instagram photo and the rest of the picture.       The Limitless team told BuzzFeed India that the photo series was done in order to highlight how India is a country of contrasts.     “While we have 5-star hotels on one […]

30+ Photographers Who are Willing to do Anything to get a Good Photo

If something interesting happens , scary or beautiful happens somewhere in the world, or if a small insect climbs a twig, it is likely that about a photographer is shaping the image for posterity. I must say, some are willing to do anything to get a good pictureIf something interesting happens , scary or beautiful happens somewhere in the world, or if a small insect climbs a twig, it is […]

Outstanding Collection of "Pictures Taken At Exactly The Right Moment"

It is a famous saying that Pictures are worth a thousand words, photographers are always in a lookout to create a difference in their captures by clicking innovative pictures. To click a stunning picture the photographers always have to innovate new ideas to give each picture a strikingly amazing look, but sometimes all it takes to capture the best shot of your life is to being present at the right […]

Outstanding Conceptual & Emotive Photography by Katarzyna Dembrowska

Conceptual photography can often move and connect with the viewer in a deeper and more meaningful way than traditional photography, because it is more than just aesthetics. It’s a story. A story that is seeded in the photographers mind, their artistic vision. It can often become quite powerful in finalization. This power, is what makes all of that pre-visualization, planning and thinking worth it. Featuring today “Katarzyna Dembrowska”, is such […]

This Beastly $50,000 Digital Camera Produces the Best Images Money Can Buy

While Nikon and Canon slug it out below, Phase One handles the cutting edge. The brand just revealed their latest medium format line, the Phase One XF Camera System. The XF is a new modular body/back combo that is capable of 80 megapixel still photography with 14-stops of dynamic range. That’s the kind of resolution and flexibility that commercial photographers — from fashion to automotive to architecture — demand in […]

National Geographic's 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

The “National Geographic Photo” competition is one of our very favorites, and it showcases some truly stunning travel photography. These images represent many unique places around the world, and it allows you to discover parts of the planet you might’ve never known existed. The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is nearing its conclusion. Judging by the entries National Geographic is showing off, the competition looks tough. It’s not too […]