Fine art photographer Rebecca Litchfield was commissioned earlier this year to photograph the abandoned buildings of the former Soviet Union and its Satellite states. In a long trip spanning over 10 countries and a year of many individual trips, Rebecca shot buildings in Eastern Europe, The Baltic’s, Ukraine and Russia.
Continue reading Photos Of A Soviet Union That Once Was – DIY Photography.
What was it like to browse Flickr back in 1989? We don’t know, because Flickr didn’t exist then. However, thanks to a clever setup from Flickr user Jeff Jackson, we get a little glimpse at what it would be like.
Continue reading What Flickr Looks Like On a 25-Year-Old Macintosh.
Timera 2 is the second iteration of a rather unique then-and-now compositing app that crowdsources photographs from around the globe and allows you to easily document the changes that have taken place in the world around you over the decades.
Through a massive user-generated database of historical images, appropriately geotagged to their location, Timera users can create unique then-and-now photos by overlaying the archive photo with a photo they just took.
Continue reading Timera Allows Users to Create Then & Now Photographs with Ease on iOS and Android.
Google’s acquisition of Nik Software some time ago caused quite a stir in the photography community. Creators of a number of plugins, filters and the editing app Snapseed, Nik Software had a lot to offer Google in the world of photography.
And little by little, as Google has continued to improve its photo platform and services, more and more influence and integration from the acquisition is making its way to the end user. Case in point is Google+ Photos’ latest update, which features a number of Snapseed-esque editing tools.
Continue reading Google+ Photos Update Brings Snapseed-esque Functionality to the Browser.
digiKam team is proud to announce the release of digiKam Software Collection 4.1.0. This version, include many fixes since previous stable release 4.0.0:
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Earlier this week, Google showed off its Android L mobile operating system. The fifth major iteration of the mobile OS, Google has included a number of new APIs in Android L that are going to make mobile photographers very happy.
Continue reading Android L 5.0 Brings RAW Support, Manual Controls and More to Mobile Shooters.
One of the first things that we learn when we start taking photographs seriously is that ‘aperture’, the size of the hole in the lens through which light passes, controls depth of field.
A large aperture creates shallow depth of field while a narrow one creates wide depth of field. But there’s a little more to aperture than that, let’s take a closer look at this most fundamental photographic control.
Continue reading 6 Things You Don’t Know About Apertures, But Probably Should.
Whether you find it eerie or amusing—this stunning photo of a Japanese snow monkey using an iPhone captures just how much they resemble us humans. In this 500px ISO exclusive, we asked nature photographer Marsel van Oosten to share the full story behind his amazing shot and technique.
Continue reading The Story Behind This Incredible Photo Of A Monkey Using An iPhone.
The internet has its own form of architecture, one that we rarely get to see. Timo Arnall, a designer and artist from London, has documented these hidden spaces his new project Internet Machine for Big Bang Data. And it turns out that these spaces are actually quite beautiful.
Continue to read 6 Stunning Photos of the Internet’s Hidden Infrastructure.
We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.
Continue to read Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights.