A stunning new series by French photographers Sébastien Tixier and Raphaël Bourelly. Taking its name from a style of painting that pays tribute to the path of mountains and water (immobility and motion), “Shan Shui” offers two perspectives on the same territory. Source: “Shan Shui” by Sébastien Tixier & Raphaël BourellyRead More →

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Even when the Germans invaded Paris during World War II, Brassaï refused to leave the country. He briefly fled to the French Riviera, but quickly returned to Paris, where his negatives (and inspiration) remained. When the allies liberated the city in 1944, Brassaï leaned out of his apartment window toRead More →

Have you ever gotten zapped by a worn out phone charger or extension cord? Turns out getting electrocuted isn’t such a modern problem – someone even released a book showing all the ways you could die from it all the way back in 1931. Source: This Book From 1931 ShowsRead More →

Hosting a Christmas party is the best! Not only do you get to invite your closest friends and family to celebrate the season with you, but you also get to decide every little detail that will make the party perfect. From the invitations to the food to the fun, yourRead More →

The  Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize calls itself “the leading international competition, open to all, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world.” The first prize winner is awarded £15,000 (~$20,000), and an exhibition of 50-plus winners goes up at the UK’s National PortraitRead More →

Designer, art director and scenographer Sylvester Koziolek counts many strings to his artistic bow—one that’s saturated in rich and evocative tones. In his curation, staging and presentation work across a diverse range of scenarios—from film sets to fashion boutiques and private apartment interiors—two common elements of his signature style recur:Read More →

In the wake of the 21st century, nobody would have thought that by 2018 we will be able to create professional photography and videos on our phones. But, here we are, in the day and age of Instagram, Facebook and other social media we use to post pictures of us,Read More →

  How to take better photos with your smartphone Mobile phone cameras are now capable of producing shots which even the most critical photographer will say are decent and well worth displaying in portfolios. Modern smartphones have had a major impact on the photography market as a lot are nowRead More →

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It’s a beautiful world we live in—and nobody knows this better than landscape photographers. Even if you already know how to shoot landscapes, there are always ways to improve so that your mountains appear more majestic and your fields more endless. Source: 10 Awesome Landscape Photography TipsRead More →

Another fascinating series from Oslo-based photographer Øystein Sture Aspelund entitled ÆON. The series is a collection of temporary installations of smoke, light, and fire set in the unspoiled Nordic landscapes. The red light contrasts strongly with the background casting an eerie glow like something from a science fiction film. Source:Read More →

“I’m not a photographer. I shoot for architecture – if there’s art here it’s a byproduct.” Looking to the Pop Art movement as a lens through which to understand the American vernacular, photographs by architect, urban planner and theorist Denise Scott Brown explore 1960s Las Vegas. Source: Urban VernacularRead More →

Not surprisingly, Tokyo is one of the most photographed cities in the world. But it’s the often unexpected fringes that offer a different perspective – the small villages and towns that are far from the stereotypes often associated with contemporary Japan. Source: Photographs of “small town” Japan that reveal aRead More →

Lego, in collaboration with Indiegogo enterprise, has recently announced a new product orientated towards adults – the Lego Forma. It aims to help people reconnect with their imaginations and disconnect them from the stress of life through building with their hands. Source: This New LEGO Made For Adults Will Help ReduceRead More →

The 9th EPSON International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography. Advances in digital photography and editing software have resulted in an ever-increasing rise in the popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. Source: Stunning Winning Panoramic Photography From The 2018 Epson PanoramicRead More →

In his touching series, Passerby, Toronto-based visual artist and photographer Connor Dudgeon uncovers the loneliness that seems so prevalent in Japan, as well as the tender moments’ people share with loved ones and close friends. “Japan is currently experiencing an interesting time; having such a dense population,” says Connor. “AlthoughRead More →

Photography can be an expensive hobby but there are ways you can save money, have fun and still capture some excellent images without spending all of your pennies. To show you how, our friends COOPH are back with another cracking DIY tutorial that shows you how, with a little creativity,Read More →

A fireworks festival in Myanmar, a rocket launch in India, political turmoil in Sri Lanka, early Christmas decorations, Central American immigrants trek north through Mexico, observations of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, starlings over Rome, an Allosaurus in Paris, wintry scenes in northern China, andRead More →

Want to photograph the Moon, but you don’t know what settings to use? The Looney 11 rule is a great way to estimate the right exposure without fancy tools like a light meter. So, let’s take a look at the Looney 11 rule ! Attention: Grab your free cheat sheet for MoonRead More →

Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. Source: Creature Aurora Over NorwayRead More →