Photography

The Makeout Project By Jedediah Johnson

The Makeout Project By Jedediah Johnson

Photographer Jedediah Johnson once took a personality test that he felt was very acurate. "It said that people with my specific personality type like to collect people and experiences." That's what his Makeout Project is all about, his interactions with people and a shared experience beween the photographer and his subjects. For the images, he …

The Top 5 Smartphone Cameras Of 2014

The Top 5 Smartphone Cameras Of 2014

The camera phone revolutionized how we take pictures. Nowadays, smartphones are able to take incredible photos and capture the most minute details of our world. However, this wasn't always possible. The first U.S. cell phone with a built-in camera was manufactured by Sanyo in 2002, states Digital Trends. The Sanyo SCP-5300 cost $400, and had …


The Ultimate Preset Package For Lightroom

The Ultimate Preset Package For Lightroom

There are lots of presets out there for sale emulating the look of film, but finding a really good one that accurately reproduces the look of specific types of film is not an easy task. Because of the nudge of a friend, I decided to look into this new one a little further and I …

World Wide Order By Julian Röder

World Wide Order By Julian Röder

Berlin photographer Julian Röder has garnered international attention for his series The Summits on the protests that took place surrounding various G8 summits. Röder thus documented the riots of Genoa in 2001, where over 300,000 people took to the streets and a demonstrator was shot by police. And no, these are not battle scenes in …

Handle Rough Jobsite Terrain

Handle Rough Jobsite Terrain

Dewalt's TOUGHSYSTEM boxes are a modular storage solution not only for pros who work outdoors and in tough conditions, but also good for photographers and videographers with lots of space for tools. Mix and match these units to carry what you need and easily maneuver through the jobsite. For trouble-free transportation, the cart carrier assists …


Occupied Spaces By Ben Roberts

Occupied Spaces By Ben Roberts

Ben Roberts started the photo book project Occupied Spaces some time ago, exactly on the 15th October 2011, when protestors representing the global Occupy movement set up a semi-permanent camp outside St. Paul’s Cathedral in central London. The aim of the protests has been to encourage discourse and raise awareness of social and economic inequalities. …

Conceptual Photography By May Xiong

Conceptual Photography By May Xiong

May Xiong is a talented a twenty-three year old photographer creating beautiful (conceptual) images that revolve around portrait photography. Her stills look as though they’ve been ripped straight from an art house film. She takes inspiration from music, art and all kinds of abstract things, people, places that intrigue her. Xiong’s effective use of available …

Dawn By Laura Thiesbrummel

Dawn By Laura Thiesbrummel

If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to take pictures. Morgenrot (Dawn) is a documentary project by German photographer Laura Thiesbrummel for her Bachelor in photo design that is such a good example. The series documents the young country of Azerbaijan in search of its new identity. After the collapse …


Urban/Nature By Sheung Yiu

Urban/Nature By Sheung Yiu

The project Urban/Nature by Sheung Yiu is drawn from the Sheung Yiu's personal experience with nature as an urbanite. The juxtaposition of animal parts and artificial material symbolizes his rare interaction with wildlife -  a surreal, distanced and almost immature relationship. The conceptual artist states: "The last time I have close encounter with a real …

Goldgelb By Bärbel Praun

Goldgelb By Bärbel Praun

During a one month stay in Finland last autumn German photo artist Bärbel Praun found herself emotionally confronted with her past. "Even though the small city at the westcoast of Finland was such a different place than the town I grew up in, it reminded me of my hometown, childhood and family. So this work …

4 Tips On Starting A Successful Photography Business

4 Tips On Starting A Successful Photography Business

You love nothing more than grabbing your camera and heading outside to snap shots of the scenic beauty that surrounds us. Your friends and family members routinely ooh and ahh over the photos you post on Facebook, and you just treated yourself to that really amazing camera that you have had your eye on for …


Through The Mirror By Cristina Burns

Through The Mirror By Cristina Burns

We all know the situatuon where as a child someone gave us one of those plastic toy cameras where you press the button and the image is captured inside. Most of us are immediately captured by the idea of ​​looking at the world through this magic box, and that is what you can find in …

Fake Holidays By Reiner Riedler

Fake Holidays By Reiner Riedler

Reiner Riedler’s photography captures a slice of the travel industry that capitalizes holidays. His book Fake Holidays (Moser, ISBN 978-3981234442, only used available) series from 2009 documents vacation spots from around the world, and they’re all a mirage. It reveals the absurdities of the world's artificial paradises: indoor skiing in Dubai, Tropical Islands in Berlin-Brandenburg, Niagara …


From Fishing To Photographing

From Fishing To Photographing

From fishing to photographing, this Field Bag (7″h x 11.75″w x 6.25″d, $119 – $129) by Topo Designs is the latest carry all for essentials you need at your hip. It comes equipped with a breathable padded back and shoulder strap, removable waist strap, and a fully padded and lined interior. The bag sports heavy …

My Family Is A Pubis, So I Cover It In Pretty Panties

My Family Is A Pubis, So I Cover It In Pretty Panties

The latest work of Motoyuki Daifu, a young Japanese photographer, is titled My Family Is A Pubis, So I Cover It In Pretty Panties. Motoyuki’s forceful sensibilities are a modern revolt against the traditional aesthetic when considering the norms of Japan. Armed with a camera, he enters into this accelerated and fetishized human landscape, to …

3-Axis Motion Control Camera Robot

3-Axis Motion Control Camera Robot

This little 3-axis Pan and Tilt motion control head sits between your tripod and your DSLR or Video Camera. The eMotimo TB3 ($990) is a smart value motion control device, that offers repeatable, three-axis motion control for less than many competitors’ single-axis products. The TB3 is portable, strong, and lightweight, making it the perfect addition …


Aerialscapes By Jakob Wagner

Aerialscapes By Jakob Wagner

Aerialscapes is a series of 20 aerial photographs by German photographer Jakob Wagner that was shot from the sky. The images in this project are sweeping landscapes of various locations around the world, showing formations, patterns and marks that are both manmade and natural, but nonetheless always breathtaking and wondrous. "I've photographed all this images …

Windows Mirrors Tabletops By Lucas Blalock

Windows Mirrors Tabletops By Lucas Blalock

In this photo book entitled Windows Mirrors Tabletops (Mörel, roughly $60), Lucas Blalock plays with the conventions of photography by exploring its limits and inherent contradictions. He examines not only the photograph’s subject but also the internal information of its making. The book includes a conversation between Lucas Blalock and David Campany. An extract: David Campany …

Bubbles By Ola Rindal And Mirage By Henry Roy

Bubbles By Ola Rindal And Mirage By Henry Roy

South London-based small independent photo book publisher Jane & Jeremy has been doing a double book launch at Yvon Lambert in Paris. They've presented the book Bubbles (first edition of 100, roughly $68) by Ola Rindal and Mirage (also first edition of 100, roughly $68) by Henry Roy. Norway born Ola Rindal's Bubbles is a …


Overnight Perspectives By Emanuele Nappini

Overnight Perspectives By Emanuele Nappini

Florence-based independent creative Emanuele Nappini is wandering through fields of transit locations. Locations that subvert the rules of space. As the photographer puts it by himself: "A deep, lonely but at the same time bright night. A night where the submerged finds the strength to emerge and, away from indiscreet eyes, everything manifests without prejudice. …

Leica T Wooden Protector Case

Leica T Wooden Protector Case

This wonderful looking Miniot case for Leica T is carved out of a single block of the finest wood. The goal of the unibody wooden design is to create a more sturdy case while using less material for the purpose of saving weight. The case also adds a natural feel and a grand style to your …

Nail Houses By Peter Bialobrzeski

Nail Houses By Peter Bialobrzeski

The photo book Nail Houses (Hatje Cantz, ISBN 978-3-7757-3829-3, $45)  is Peter Bialobrzeski's final project rounding off the Habitat trilogy. During his travels through China, the German photographer was fascinated by the so-called nail houses–a proof of the amazing power of the individual. Theses photographs show a typology of almost derelict houses, as well as the …