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Last Minute Shopping? Here is Our Education Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us, which begs the nagging annual question: what do you get the photographer who has everything or who wants stuff thats just too damn expensive?! Give the gift that’s always a hit – photography education! Allow me to be your guide to some of the best educational videos out there! Below I’ll take you directly past the ho hum, been there done that, and lead you directly to the gems the photographers in...

Playing with Food: Shrimp Blaster Captured in Slo-Mo

Some things just can’t be described in words. So I will let this video do some of the explaining for me. This video is considerably less angry than the one I posted recently. But it is no less cool, I can tell you that much. The slow motion capture of the shrimps going through all the different cooking phases is legendary. Not only were they able to catch this going in slow motion, but somehow were able to do it with a very...

New App Gives You the Info to Dress, Eat and Shoot Like Movie Stars

I normally don’t get all that excited about apps but the new The Take is one I can totally get on board with and see myself using. The Take is the first app that allows movie viewers to find out specific information about their favorite movies, such as location, products and wardrobe. Basically,this is how it works: you download the app (duh), watch a movie, see something you like, sync your phone to the app with a tap and find...

The Resurgance of Film & Why I Went Back

It seems if you wait long enough things that were once in style and the thing will become that again. Just look around and you will see it everywhere, in fashion, cars, movies, toys and in the photographic world… film. The first digital camera aimed at photojournalists was released by Kodak in 1991: a Nikon F-3 camera equipped with a 1.3 megapixel sensor. Over the next decade digital became more and more accepted and people were...

Creative in Focus: 2015 Visual Trends

The year 2014 is about to end in a few days. It was a year that introduced us to a myriad of new ideas both visually stunning and mentally stimulating.  We are blessed with a lot of imaginative concepts that sprung out and entertained us, to the point that our social feeds will be filled by listicles of the year’s best. Looking forward to 2015, we expect another wave of trends to catch our fancy. To stop us from guessing,...

12 Weird Elements & Products Available for Photographers

Are you a photographer who needs a fresh, unique twist to a photo shoot? Or maybe you wanted to add a cool scientific aspect to the shoot? Either way, these 12 weird elements and products are all available for purchase from magical sand to a host of magnets to lasers. I’m not really sure how any of these items possibly exist, but in the words of Jesse Pinkman, yeah science! 1. 99.99% Pure GalliumGallium is a chemical element...

7 Tips on How To Take More Professional Photos With Your Smartphone

Today’s mobile phones do more than just make phone calls and send text messages. If you’re like most people, your smartphone is your go-to device for capturing photos. It’s always in your pocket! Smartphones have improved dramatically over the past few years, and now the lenses and sensors can produce high-quality pictures of five megapixels or more, rivaling many point-and-shoot cameras. However, you may not be taking the best...

The New 500px App Is a Confusing Business Decision

500px is undoubtably the most popular network for high quality image sharing, having dethroned Flickr years ago. The best part about 500px is that high quality, exemplified by expert curation and a platform that allows for the best image quality to be viewed over the web. Often photographers will point from social networks to 500px for “best resolution.” This is why their move to add a photo taking/editing app to the iPhone...

500px Releases New Photo-Taking & Photo-Editing App

500px just announced a new iOS app with direct image capture functionality and photo editing, jumping into arguably a new avenue for the company. “The new 500px iOS app is the first step in executing the broader 500px vision of inspiring its 5 million photographers of all levels to create and find an audience for their best photos regardless of what platform they prefer.” The new app highlights 500px’s future vision,...

Behind the Scenes with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Samsung NX1 Film

In the second week of December, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s short film using the NX1 was released, and we were given the expectation that a behind the scenes of making the film would come out a short time later. That time has come, and Samsung has published a video to explain the process for making the film, and the mindset. “The Interview video is a revealing look into Joseph Gordon Levitt’s creative process as he puts...

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  • Behind the Scenes with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Samsung NX1 Film

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  • 40 Photographers Combine to Make One Crowdsourced Timelapse Over 24 Hour Period

  • Watch This Mesmerizing Mix of Music and Science, Plus Six BTS Videos

  • Google’s “Year in Search” Is a Powerful Message About Present Humanity

  • Photographer Shows Us Singapore

  • 6 DIY Photography Gifts That Cost Next-to-Nothing

  • Snapselect Wants to Relieve the Stress of Your Too Many Unorganized Photos

  • Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Short Film Shot Entirely on the Samsung NX1