Photography

London Tableaux By Allan Grainger

London Tableaux By Allan Grainger

London Tableaux is an ongoing project by photographic artist Allan Grainger (b.1951 Douglas, Isle of Man) that considers events that take place within significant cultural areas of the city. "Using current technologies; the constructed tableaux create imaginary scenes that would be impossible to coexist within a single instantaneous moment - the pictures are a kind …

Toy Soldiers By Simon Brann Thorpe

Toy Soldiers By Simon Brann Thorpe

October 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the outbreak of conflict in Western Sahara. It is a conflict that remains unresolved and has resulted in an estimated 160,000 people being made refugees, many of whom are now 2nd or 3rd generation. In the upciming book Toy Soldiers – published by Dewi Lewis Publishing as a …


3 Ways To Turn Your Portfolio Into A Story

3 Ways To Turn Your Portfolio Into A Story

You've got some beautiful studio portraits in your portfolio, and you've done some street photography and a bar mitzvah. And while these subjects are important, every photographer out there will have something similar. To stand out, a little storytelling can go a long way. Show potential clients what you have to offer with some creativity …

Concrete Passages About Closeness And Coldness

Concrete Passages About Closeness And Coldness

… and a couple of songs is a poetic photo series about relationships by Hungarian and Budapest based photographer Gabor Kasza. "The story is taking place in a grey concrete space and it is like strolling amongst the pieces of an contemporary opera set. Interludes span between the main scenes, in this case they are …

(PHOTO)graphy By Sheung Yiu

(PHOTO)graphy By Sheung Yiu

In 1939, when Sir John Herschel coined the term 'photography' and announced the innovation of ‘painting with light’ to the public, people almost instantly started exploring its use in science and fine art. Nobody seemed to be stunned by the idea nor the perfect replication of ‘reality’ using light. Today, in the omnipresence of digital …


The Art Of Ruin By Robert Stivers

The Art Of Ruin By Robert Stivers

In his new monograph, The Art of Ruin (Twin Palms, ISBN 978-1-936611-08-9, $95 at Amazon), Robert Stivers explores the distances that keep memory strange and uninhabitable. The objects presented in this series are, to some extent, recognizable. But the psychic experience that Stivers infuses seamlessly into these photographs, transforms them—evoking both a sense of loss …

The Finest Details In True 4k With Action Cam By Sony

The Finest Details In True 4k With Action Cam By Sony

Grab pro-level footage in gorgeous 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) video with Sony's new FDR-X1000V 4k ($499.99, available through Amazon or Sony) action cam. The FDR-X1000V 30p/24p allows incredibly high resolution, to produce vibrant and realistic images, sitting within a splash proof body. The Action Cam is capable of shooting in 10 different shooting modes …

GoPro Flashlight Brings ‘True Colour’ To Underwater Video

GoPro Flashlight Brings ‘True Colour’ To Underwater Video

Australian founded startup SeaLantern is making a spectacular entrance into the dive, bike & video market with the release of the Flame Angel flashlight; a GoPro mount capable light bringing ‘true colour’ to footage shot at depths of up to 300m as well as on land. Machined from marine grade alloys the Flame Angel has …


Tones Of Dirt And Bone By Mike Brodie

Tones Of Dirt And Bone By Mike Brodie

"The photos? I want people to see them just as I want to tell someone a good story. Nobody enjoys boredom. Everything comes as a surprise,” says photographer Mike Brodie. The photographs in Tones of Dirt and Bone (Twin Palms Publishers, ISBN 978-1-936611-10-2-s) were made between 2004 and 2006, the years Brodie first began exploring …

RNI Films 3.0 – More Than 170 New Presets Added

RNI Films 3.0 – More Than 170 New Presets Added

Good things come to those who wait. It took RNI more than a year to develop these new film presets for Lightroom. This is the most complete collection of RNI’s third generation of film-simulating presets for Adobe Lightroom. More than 170 new presets have been added to simulate more variations of more film stocks (including …

Outdoor Photography Filter Holders

Outdoor Photography Filter Holders

MindShift Gear has just released two new miniature outdoor photography filter holders. With their addition to line-up, the photography gear company now has the most complete selection of high quality filter holders available on the market. The Filter Nest ($45) is the first dual-purpose round filter case for outdoor photography. The Filter Nest is two …


Songbook By Alec Soth

Songbook By Alec Soth

Known for his haunting portraits of solitary Americans in Sleeping by the Mississippi and Broken Manual, Minnesota based photographer Alec Soth has recently turned his eye toward community life in the country. It’s more of a subtly piece looking at the tension between American individualism and the desire to be collective. From upstate New York …

Insta-6 Filters For Lightroom

Insta-6 Filters For Lightroom

Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Aden, Perpetua – the new Instagram filters Insta-6 ($19.99) for Lightroom by Really Nice Images are nice and subtle. The package includes five new filters as well as all the filters from the previous version of Instagram. Back-engineered by a group of digital imaging professionals, all the Instagram filters since the earliest …


Tank Batteries By Nathan Pearce

Tank Batteries By Nathan Pearce

"These photographs of tank batteries were all made within a few miles of my front door in Southern Illinois. There are a handful of photos here but there could very well be hundreds. Tank batteries overwhelm the landscape here. They are a reminder of both the previous oil booms that have come and gone here …

Affordable, Comfy And Stylish Camera Straps

Affordable, Comfy And Stylish Camera Straps

The main idea of iMo's camera strap design is be comfy and stylish along a affordable price – straps start at $25. Besides looking nice, they're tested to hold over 90 lbs. and even professional photographers can use the straps. The little quick release buckles allow you to take off the main strap when you’re …

A Camera Bag That Doesn't Look Like A Camera Bag

A Camera Bag That Doesn’t Look Like A Camera Bag

Camera bags and photographers go together like hot chocolate and Marshmallows. But there are also times they go together like oil and water. Picking the right camera bag for every situation–let me say it clear and loud– is impossible. The solution is to pick the right camera bag for the right situation. If you're looking …


5 Ways To Expand Your Photography Prowess

5 Ways To Expand Your Photography Prowess

Experimenting with different genres expands your creative and technical skills. Photography is all about seeing the world in a unique way and finding your "voice" as a photographer. The process of finding your unique style requires a lot of experimentation, and thinking outside the box. Photography is a form of expression that needs both creative …

Adrià Cañameras On The Mediterranean

Adrià Cañameras On The Mediterranean

Anna et Salomeé is available now through Lawson’s Books (First edition of 500 copies, ISBN 978-0-9570378-0-9). It's a book of new photographs by Barcelona-based photographer Adrià Cañameras. Born in 1988 to a French father and a Spanish mother, Cañameras initially cut his teeth assisting fellow photographer Misha Kominek, and has since risen to prominence within the …

A Body Of Work By Polly Penrose

A Body Of Work By Polly Penrose

London-based photographer Polly Penrose explores her changing body as it ages with her on-going series 'A body of work'. "These Self Portraits are my body’s response to a space and its contents. They are never pre-meditated, often I’ve never seen the location before, and I never enter a space with an idea of a finished …


The Perfect Street Photography Camera Strap

The Perfect Street Photography Camera Strap

Today, more than ever, our cameras are integral extensions of ourselves. As a physical representation of this connection, the camera strap is an explicit meeting of three ideals: comfort, function and aesthetics. Using traditional materials and forms, our designs are uncompromising. The Classic Pro (5/8", Length: 32"–46", $94) is the best street photography camera strap …

Milky Way Box Set By Robert Rutöd

Milky Way Box Set By Robert Rutöd

Robert Rutöd's new book Milky Way (€25-99) has just been published. When asked where the way of St. James begins, in Spain they say. But the trail begins in your home. And that's where Rutöd got into his old Passat and drove off. Legend has it that in the 9th century the heavenly play of …

Railroad Landscapes By  John Sanderson

Railroad Landscapes By John Sanderson

John Sanderson's current focus is the railroad landscape. In this documentary titled Railroad Landscapes Sanderson is visually very much influenced by painters like the American precisionists of the early 20th century (Sheeler, Hopper, Demuth). His landscapes are the subject of a one person exhibition at the New York Transit Museum through February 1st, 2015. Drawn …