Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
Water drop photography is an art form. There are so many different ways, techniques and combinations one can explore in creating the most unique and fascinating forms. From water to milk, to oil and paint, there’s no shortage of possibilities to be experimented with. Corrie White is one such photographer with a passion for water drop photography. In her words, “This type of photography lets you experience what is usually invisible to the human eye.”
May the Force be with you, (and in your wedding, too?) People seem to be getting more playful with their wedding pictures, coming up with out-of-the box ideas for their nuptial images. These photos came to be after Chicago-based wedding photographer Steven Kowalski learned that the couple had a replica of Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber. The happy couple, John and Mindy Doychich, are into “anything nerdy” so it was only natural that their wedding photos (and wedding cake!) head in that direction.
It’s not everyday you come across a Van Gogh original hanging on someone’s living room wall. Of course countless replicas have already been made so that us regular people can still appreciate the creations of famous artists, but Google has so kindly offered a better, high-resolution alternative.
Portraits of dogs are always a pleasure to look at. It’s even more of an amusement when they seem to pose or smile for the camera. As they do not understand plain English, it can be difficult to elicit specific emotions and expressions, so the photographer has no choice but to get creative. In this case, photographer Elke Vogelsang bribed her furry friends with a cookie or two for their cooperation.
Photography, for sure, has come a long way from its early beginnings. While this generation enjoys all the power, conveniences and economies made possible by digital technology, there are still some original concepts and blueprints worth revisiting. The Petzval lens is certainly one of them.
Folks over on Lomography.com and Zenit are behind the reincarnation of “one of the very first and greatest lenses of all time” originally invented by Joseph Petzval in Vienna, Austria more than 150 years ago.
Martin Stavars’ series, City Of Neon Lights is quite capable of making any Hong Kong native abroad homesick. Although rendered in black and white, Stavars is able to capture the singular charm and appeal that only Hong Kong can radiate. It is always an overpowering experience to be mesmerized by the neon signs that are everywhere and ever-present, layered on top of each pitching countless products and services.