Photography

  • Darktable: The free Alternative to Photoshop Lightroom goes Mac OS X

    Photographers considering using a computer based on Linux not seldom have exactly one reason to do so: Darktable. Darktable is an open source project, best compared to Adobe Lightroom. It is a photo editor following the workflow of photographers, thus having them easily feel familiar with the app. Beginners will be overwhelmed by its feature richness. Now there is another option, if you don’t want to use a Linux-system. A few days ago, Darktable has been made available for Mac OS X



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  • The World in Black and White: Showcase of B&W Photography

    So often the world around us can feel somewhat overwhelming. Coming at all of our senses so unforgivably as we move about in it. Which does help us make sense of those photographers who work in black and white. Stripping away the colors to get to even more of an emotional or moving place. Giving B&W photography the opportunity to elicit a much more potent reaction from the viewer.



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  • Through the Sunlight: Sunlit Photography Showcase

    What can be more eye-catching and charming than a colorful sunlit photo slightly spiced with golden lights and deep emotions? Such fantastic pictures are best taken in the early morning or late afternoon, when the light direction and color is more usable than in midday. The time when the sunlight is warmer, red and yellow tints are stronger and all these tiny elements create an especially happy atmosphere.



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  • Creep Factor: A Collection of Dark and Spooky Photography

    Photographers not only use their work to freeze moments of time, they often set a mood through the shots that they capture. No matter what direction they are aiming, their ability to compose just the right image to connect the viewer with that particular feeling is inspiring. When that aim comes down in the dark or spooky territories it is easy for the work to feel more contrived than anything else. Which is why, when it’s done well it can truly send shivers down your spine.



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  • A Vibrant World: Stunning HDR Photographs

    Photographers have many techniques and tricks up their sleeves for pulling off some amazing, often breathtaking captures. One technique that is very popular for achieving these kinds of results is HDR. With layers of images taken mere moments apart, the photographs are given a vibrant new life. Below is a collection that looks at some of the stunning HDR photographs these talented artists manage to capture.



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  • Make ‘em Laugh! A Collection of Humorous Photography

    Most know the saying, ‘laughter is the best medicine’, and even more know that there is a lot of truth in those words. There is little that can uplift the spirit as quickly as a flurry of infectious laughter. Many who work from behind the camera’s lens know how powerful humorous photography can be.



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  • Living in the City: Showcase of City Life Photography

    Photographers capture life happening all around them, and no where is that easier to do than on the bustling city streets the world over. City life is depicted in photographs in numerous ways, and carrying varying tones. But regardless of which direction the photographers come at it from, city life photography is a vibrant, often energetic segment of the field.



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  • World of Fantastic Pictures: 5 Photographers Worthy of Your Attention

    Nowadays getting your hands on a professional camera isn’t as hard a task as it was just ten years ago. Any number of people can buy a camera and take a shot. But to own a professional camera is not enough to be a great photographer. Fantastic pictures often come from the years of experience and hard work of those trained pros who know all the technical aspects of creating or capturing the perfect pic.



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  • Images from the Mind’s Eye: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

    For many photographers, capturing an exquisite moment is the dream. For others, conveying an exquisite idea is what they set out to do through their pictures. That dream can be just as challenging, as concepts in your own mind may appear clearer than when presented to others. But even if the interpretation isn’t spot on, conceptual photography can still prove to be an overly inspiring medium.



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  • A Collection of Mesmerizing Rain Photography

    Whilst we all enjoy a nice sunny day, rain can result in some really interesting photography. There is something inherently emotive about rain, as the tirade of water is at the same time cleansing and intensely life giving.



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