Best Cloud Storage and Online Backup for Photographers

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We hear about the Cloud every day; the word is thrown around left and right. In reality it means only one thing: revolution. Simply put, the Cloud has the ability to put everything on our hard-drives on the internet: applications, photos, videos, music. In a …

Noon Shortfilm

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“NOON” Short Film from Kasra Farahani on Vimeo. We’ve seen an explosion of sci-fi proof of concepts hit the online world over the last year. Purists take issue with the incompleteness of the narratives, deriding them as commercials for features that may never be. Our …

Gérard Rancinan

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Born in the Bordeaux region, Gérard Rancinan started his career at the Sygma press agency of which he became one of the leading lights. During his time with the agency he travelled the globe, bearing first hand witness to events of historical importance. Covering natural …

Montblanc Worldsecond Awards

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The Montblanc Worldsecond is a unique photo-by-photo journey around the world, fueled by your imagination and creativity. Each Worldsecond is a single moment of beauty, captured by people from all around the world at exactly the same instant. Take part in this extraordinary experience using …

Empire State of Pen: Patrick Vale drawing the New York skyline

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London-based illustrator Patrick Vale has released a video of him drawing the Manhattan skyline as seen from the 102nd floor of The Empire State Building and it’s staggering to watch his work take shape before your eyes. Even condensing this feat into 80 seconds doesn’t …

Interview with National Geographic Photographer Viktor Lyagushkin

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The following underwater cave photos, from to the “Orda Cave” project, were taken by the famous National Geographic photographer Viktor Lyagushkin. The showcase also comes with an exclusive interview that is definitely worth reading, as it will carry you away in the depth of the Russian …

Turn day into night in Photoshop with colour-shifted exposure

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Use Curves layers to control your tones and turn day into night. Ben Secret shows you how. A tutorial by Computerarts. Software: Photoshop CS3 or later Time needed: 5 minutes Skills Know when to use Brightness and when to use Exposure Create tone manipulation presets Combine tone …

Timelapse of the Night Sky Using a Fisheye Lens

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French photographer Stephane Vetter captured this outstanding time-lapse of the night sky using a Sigma 8 mm fisheye lens, meaning that what you see in the video is a true representation of the entire visible sky. Titled Leonid and Zodiacal Light, the brief but jaw-dropping …

Spencer Tunick Interviewed about his last project

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Even though photography was born in the early 19th century, it took over a century for it to be considered an artistic manifestation in its own right. Early detractors of the art of photography claimed that there was no artistic merit in the mere capture of …

Cheetahs on the Edge – Director’s Cut and Making Of

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Cheetahs are the fastest runners on the planet. Combining the resources of National Geographic and the Cincinnati Zoo, and drawing on the skills of a Hollywood action movie crew, we documented these amazing cats in a way that’s never been done before. Using a Phantom …

Destroyed: Moby’s first photography book [video interview]

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Moby has been a musician for 35 years, but he picked up photography when he was just 10 years old. He speaks to Olivier Laurent in an exclusive video interview ahead of the release of his first photobook. Moby was influenced by photographers such as Irving …

Sadhus Portraits by David Graham

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In 2010, London-based photographer David Graham traveled to Haridwar, India to photograph the Kumbh Mela festival, the largest gathering on the planet for a religious purpose. There he captured portraits of Sadhus, the wandering holy men of India. What can you tell me about the festival? “The …

Fage Plain – Liquids motion

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A beauty spot for yogurt – really. Client: FAGE Spot Title: Plain Agency: Mullen, Boston Chief Creative Officer: Mark Wenneker Creative Director/Copywriter: Brian Tierney Director of Design/Art Director: Kevin Grady Executive Director of Integrated Production: Liza Near Producer: Mary Donington Group Account Director: Brett Eaton …

Honey Hunters on Nepal by Eric Valli

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Twice a year for nearly 12,000 years, men of Gurung tribe of central Nepal have braved the Himalayan foothills to harvest the honey of the world’s largest species of honeybees. The knowledge of extracting honey from hives that were precariously parched on the hillsides was …

Living Doll: Valeria Lukyanova by Sebastian Faena

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Photography: SEBASTIAN FAENA Valeria Lukyanova. They call her the human Barbie, and her emergence is an online phenomenon that only could have manifested in 2012. Though Valeria Lukyanova had been posting videos of her almost inhuman beauty since November of last year, it was only …

Ballons Art Installation By Martin Creed

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“Martin Creed’s playful installation will activate the East Wing, one of the museum’s signature galleries and put the work in dialogue with the extraordinary architectural setting and the comprehensive permanent collection,” stated C. Griffith Mann, Ph.D, the museum’s deputy director and chief curator. “The timing …