I’m Not a Look-Alike!

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I’m not a look-alike! is a project of canadian photographer François Brunelle to make 200 photos of couples of look-alikes ( doubles, doppelgangers ) around the world and to create an international exhibit and a book with them. What is a look-alike? A look-alike, or …

Chinese families’ worldly goods in Huang Qingjun’s pictures

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Amid China’s tumultuous dash to become rich, one man’s photographs of families posing with their worldly goods will soon seem like records from a distant era. The photographer Huang Qingjun has spent nearly a decade travelling to remote parts of China to persuade people who have …

Alexi Lubomirski Photography

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Alexi Lubomirski was born in England to a Peruvian mother and a Polish father. At the age of seven, he moved to Botswana with his mother and English stepfather. It was his stepfather who gave him his first camera at the age of 11. During …

Vintage Las Vegas photos from Life

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  Of all the major destination towns in the U.S., Las Vegas might be the most perfectly, unashamedly transparent. No other city in North America, after all — and perhaps no other city in the world — has for so long been so identified with …

Miles Aldrige Photography

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Born in London in 1964, Miles Aldridge has published his photographs in such influential magazines as Vogue Italia, American Vogue, Numéro, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Paradis. His work has been exhibited in numerous group shows, like at Miami Beach Art Photo …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Grays The Mountain Sends

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Bryan Schutmaat / Grays The Mountain Sends This project combines portraits, landscapes, and still lifes in a series of photos that explores the lives of working people residing in small mountain towns and mining communities in the American West. Equipped with a large format view …

Pirelli Calendar 2013 by Steve McCurry – Making Of

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Vanity Fair Italia has published a series of behind-the-scenes photos from the latest Pirelli Calendar shoot set. Photographed by Steve McCurry, the models appear to be keeping their clothes on this year. For 2013, Pirelli Calendar veteran Adriana Lima will be the first girl to be featured …