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One Flash Off Camera Lighting Setup for Portraits
For those of you venturing into one flash off camera lighting for the first time, there’s a lot of things to consider. A few of the most popular questions include: What flash do I need? Do I need a lot of expensive gear? How do I control the ambient light? How do my flashes work?…
Amazing Earth photos from space captured with Nikon D4
Earth, as seen from space, is probably one of the most impressive things ever. Our planet is absolutely astounding from afar and the latest astronaut to share this awesomeness with us is ESA’s Tim Peake. Here are some of the amazing Earth photos from space captured by the cosmonaut from Earth’s low orbit!
The Other Side of a Stormtrooper’s life exposed through photography
Have you ever wondered what Stormtroopers do when they are not fighting Jedis and rebels? Now it is you chance to find out! Spanish artist Jorge Pérez Higuera has captured the everyday life of a Stormtrooper on camera. His artistic photo project is called “The Other Side” and will definitely put a smile on your face.
Hazmat Surfing project shows what will become of our oceans
The future of our oceans and ultimately our future is dark. Pollution is affecting the oceans so much that in some places you cannot surf after it rains. Photographer Michael Dyrland has experienced this issue in Los Angeles, therefore he has created the “Hazmat Surfing” photo project to raise awareness of ocean pollution.
The Homeless Paradise: the touching story of Diana Kim and her dad
A Hawaii-based photographer named Diana Kim has managed to reconnect with her father with the help of a long-term photo project called The Homeless Paradise. The artist was documenting the lives of the homeless when she found out that her father was one of them. Here is the story of Diana Kim and her alienated father.
The amazing aerial photography of artist Karolis Janulis
People have always wanted to see the world from a bird’s eye view. While not all people can fly using choppers or planes, anybody can get a drone. Lithuania-based artist Karolis Janulis has stunning examples of aerial photography on his Instagram account, which is filled with amazing shots that let you see the world like a bird.
Underexposed: color portraits of the homeless by Aaron Draper
The homeless people are often portrayed in a bad light in order to put further emphasis on their struggles. Photographer Aaron Draper is trying to go a different route by capturing color photos of the homeless which are meant to send a message of hope for these people to the viewers. His striking series is called “Underexposed”.
Creepy photos of Abandoned NYC places by Will Ellis
A photographer has set on a quest to prove that there is still some wildness left in urban areas. His name is Will Ellies and he is exploring New York City in search of spooky, abandoned places. This project is called “Abandoned NYC” and it has become an amazing photo book, which was released at the beginning of 2015.
A decade of life “In The Alley” by Lars Andersen
One day, a photographer has noticed that he has captured a bunch of photos of the same place throughout the years. The artist is called Lars Andersen and the place is the Lehne alley in Tromso, a city in Norway. The photographer then decided to turn the photos into a project called “In The Alley” which spans for a period of 10 years.
#FoodGradients: amazing food photography by Brittany Wright
If you want to become a better cook, then you must learn more about the food your are cooking. Brittany Wright learns more through food photography. The artist arranges fruits and vegetables based on their colors and creates visually-pleasing compositions. The results are posted on Instagram in her #FoodGradients series.
Tintypes II: haunting portraits of actors by Victoria Will
We have featured tintype photography on Camyx in the past. It seems like this technique, which was popular in the 1860s, is making a comeback in the 21st century. Tintypes II is a series of poignant portrait photos of actors and celebrities captured by photographer Victoria Will at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
“Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop” project by Adriano Alarcon
A Brazilian artist has spent four months growing an epic beard only to have to shave half of it off. Upon realizing his mistake, Adriano Alarcon has decided to replace it with candy or toys, thinking that other people will not notice it. Well, it was all part of a plan that resulted in the creative and fun “Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop” series.
Nobody Claps Anymore in this poignant portrait photo series
Emotional cancers are causing a lot of harm to a lot of people. Depression or anxiety can turn into real monsters and they can affect the best of us, photographer Alec Dawson says. The artist has even created an amazing photo series consisting of haunting portraits of people struggling to cope with their inner issues.
Portraits of people living a “Life on the Line” at the Arctic Circle
Can you imagine living in a place where sometimes the sun never sets and sometimes it never rises? Welcome to Earth and the Arctic Circle. Temperatures are not very kind to normal human life, but there are people living near the Arctic Circle and photographer Cristian Barnett has portrayed them in the “Life on the Line” project.
Life moments depicted through photos of the “Life of a Bench”
Love, hate, happiness, sadness, work, rest, and so on. These are just some of the things people experience through the course of their life. Photographer Gábor Erdélyi is portraying all these moments with the help of a bench in Barcelona. The “Life of a Bench” has all these moments and it shows that life perseveres.
Ray Collins makes ocean waves look like mountains
There is a photographer who feels more comfortable in the ocean than anywhere on land. His names is Ray Collins and he is an artist who makes ocean waves look like mountains by combining to key things in photography: light and composition. The artist is based in Australia and his work has been featured even by the National Geographic.
Urbanistan portrays people living in chaos in a tranquil way
You can find tranquility in chaos. In order to prove this thing, here is “Urbanistan”, a travel photography series which portrays people living in poor communities. Although they are surrounded by chaos, the artist has managed to capture the subjects in a calm manner, handing out a sense of peacefulness to the viewers.
Jack Garofalo’s striking photos of life in Harlem in the 1970s
Following a mass exodus in the 1960s, people were curious to find out how was life in Harlem in the 1970s. One of the first photographers to venture into the neighborhood during that time was Jack Garofalo. The artist’s photos of the Paris Match magazine are revealing an energetic culture taking life as it is.
“Las Muertas” portraits celebrate the Day of the Dead holiday
Photographer Tim Tadder has teamed up with two other artists in order to create a surreal portrait photo project that celebrates the “Day of the Dead” Mexican holiday. It is called “Las Muertas” and it consists of models who impersonate the goddess Mictecacihuatl, who has become a “Calavera Catrina”.
Vietnam’s “Hidden Smiles” captured on camera by Réhahn
French photographer Réhahn moved to Vietnam in 2011 after falling in love with the places and the people during a trip in 2007. The artist has captured thousands of portraits and traveled through one quarter of the country. Among these photos, you can find the enchanting “Hidden Smiles” of Vietnamese people.
Majestic photos of huskies appearing to walk on water
How would like to be able to walk on water? Well, there are a couple of huskies which have experienced having this ability and the whole thing has been captured on camera by photographer Fox Grom. The Russian photographer has actually recorded his two huskies, Alaska and Blizzard, appearing to be capable of walking on water.