Ecoliteracy + Stewardship Chris Jordans Conscious Photography

My good friend and frequent guest Chris Jordan was named a featured speaker at the Center for Ecoliteracy’supcoming June 2013 seminar in Berkley. First-timers to this space should become familia... See full article

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The Largest Mobile Camera in the World Ian Ruhters Wet Plate Photography

Some of you who follow the blog and chasejarvisLIVE probably remember Ian Ruhter from last year’s season finale of the show. I wanted to let y’all know that Ian’s Silver and Light Pr... See full article

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Photo Kickstarter o the Week The Supraflux Video Camera Stabilizer with Brake

I’m loving the photo related projects that are popping up on kickstarter these days. I get 4-5 emails per week from people pimping their projects. Some of them suck. Some are fun. Others are dow... See full article

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The Top 12 Keys to Creativity For Photographers

Manipulation is the brother of creativity. – Michael Michalko Standing out among the ever-increasing number of photographers is becoming increasingly difficult. However, doing so is still poss... See full article

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Skip the Fancy Gear Give Me Vision. Surreal Environmental Portraits by Budi CCline

Indonesia-based photographer and digital artist Budi “CCline” taught himself how to create these painterly photos. With nothing more than an old camera and an outdated version of Photoshop... See full article

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Sharpen Your Images With Some Useful Photoshop Techniques

Sharpening your images is a bit of a science and there are quite a few aspects that need to be considered. You can sharpen for printing, for web maybe for display on an iPad. On top of that, different... See full article

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The Secrets of Surf Photography - Chris Burkard Shares His Craft

At 26 years old, Chris Burkard is living the dream of traveling around the world to shoot surfers in exotic places. He’s been recognized for his work with some prestigious awards including a f... See full article

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Follow Me: A Mysterious Beauty Leads You Around the World with Photographs

Murad Osmann has put a really solid spin on the traditional “vacation album”. Already picked up by... See full article

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How I Got The Shot: Desert Road

Some exposure situations become difficult to handle in-camera without a little post processing later on. A perfect example is this shot of a desert road in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, that I ... See full article

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The Power of Conflict Imagery Commentary + Appreciation for the 2013 World Press Photo Contest Winners

Paul Hansen of Sweden had his moving photo of a group of men in Gaza City carrying the bodies of two dead children selected as the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year. The photo, taken on November 20, ... See full article

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Light Stalkings Best Stories from the Last 7 Days and Photo of the Week

Light Stalking has grown into a thriving community with close to a million people following us or seeing us online in one form or other, every month. In all of the hullabaloo, its easy to miss the ... See full article

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5 Ways To Improve Your Photography Without Touching Your Camera

We’ve all been there. You’re clicking through the pages of a website like Light Stalking and you are bombarded with so many beautiful top quality images that you feel like giving up. A wav... See full article

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Photoshop Action Hack Un-Airbrushes Womens Bodies

Dove has been running “Real Beauty” ads for more than a decade. Their agency Ogilvy in Toronto cam up with a pretty dope hack/secret weapon to raise awareness with photo re-touchers, art d... See full article

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Reality Bender Interview with Street Artist that Transforms Sidewalks into 3-D Wonderland

Regular readers here know I’m a big fan of street art. And when I find good stuff, I share it. In particular the work of Tracy Lee Stum have blown my mind of late – pushing the boundaries ... See full article

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Best Photo Locations: The Most Amazing Libraries in The World [Photos]

Libraries tend to be some of the most architecturally stunning places in the world. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials. From authoritarian classical gothic arches to sun drenched... See full article

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Winter Inspiration: 32 Awe Inspiring Photographs of Snow Covered Mountains (And How to Shoot Them Yourself)

While it can be tempting to stay at home in the winter in front of a warm fire, any outdoor photographer worth their salt realises they are missing a golden opportunity by doing so. Snow covered mount... See full article

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Wireless Cameras Are The Future Whats in it for You?

I’ve been banging on the doors, windows, and faces of camera manufacturers for years about this one having long found value in the idea, “What good is a picture if you can’t share it... See full article

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War & Fashion Intellectual Exercise or Gut Punch?

A few days ago Moni Basu of CNN published a provocative piece comparing the photography of War to the photography of Fashion. Whether this is an absurd evocation, an intellectual exercise, or an astut... See full article

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Photo History 101: Rare Color Photos of Paris in the Early 1900s

There is a school of thought that proposes the Earth is home to a smattering of “sacred sites” — energy centers, places of mystery and wonder — earth Chakras some call them. Th... See full article

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Canon EOS 6D Hands-ON Canon Giveth, Canon Taketh Away

It seems our exploratory swim in the waters of full-frame DSLRs is far from complete. With the ink from his recent reviews of the D600 and the mirrorless Panasonic GH3 still drying, I asked my homie B... See full article

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Me, Myself and I Francois Brunelle and his Doppelgnger Project [Find Your Look Alike]

Canadian photographer Francois Brunelle spent 12 years tracking down real life Doppelgngers — two individuals who are not related but could pass for identical twins — and photographing t... See full article

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Legendary Celebrity Photog Chris Buck + Musical Guest Hey Marseilles on cjLIVE Wed, February 20th

Legendary photographer Chris Buck has has taken the concept of “celebrity photography” and flipped it upside-down. By applying a playful, twisted fine art mentality to celebrity photograph... See full article

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Beware of Cheap Lenses: Five Common Issues

“You pays your money, you takes your chances,” as the old adage goes. It perhaps perfectly sums up the end result of buying a cheap lens. Whilst you might get conceivably get a great lens,... See full article

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Dream Photos and Proof That Our Mind is Made of Creative Gold [work of Ronen Goldman]

What’s in a dream? For me, dreams have always been an incredibly powerful driver for creativity. At least a day or two every week, I wake up at 3am, scurry out of bed and make some notes about a... See full article

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31 Photographs of Spiders That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Spiders are one of those photographic subjects that you either love or hate. Some of us run squealing from the monster in our view-finders, while others stick around and get some unforgettable macro s... See full article

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