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These Vintage Cameras Were Sliced Up and Frozen in Resin – Photography Article

Swiss photographer and artist Fabian Oefner has released a new series called CutUp that features cameras cut into slices and then fixed in resin. The resulting sculptures offer a unique view of the internal components of well-known camera bodies. Oefner starts by slicing cameras apart using an “old archaic band saw,” cutting through the different materials with brute force. The slices are then meticulously polished by hand before they’re arranged in a new shape and then embedded within resin. Oefner…

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Dozen – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

If you follow my IG stories, you know that me and my husband are total foodies. We really enjoy trying out new restaurants in the Eastern Province, and are total regulars at a few of our favorites. Dozen has recently become one of those dessert spots that we just love going to, but not just because of the yummy donuts… but also because I fell so hard for their interior! I actually discovered this trendy little donut shop…

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Celebrating photography for #WorldPhotographyDay | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Monday 19th August, 2019 is #WorldPhotographyDay – an “annual, worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science and history of photography.” We explore each of these elements with reference to some of our previous blogs. World Photography Day looks to develop a movement beyond its annual one day occurrence, with the intention of continuing to inspire positive impact across the globe. Social media makes this easier to facilitate because these platforms give photographs an immediate, worldwide audience. Connections can be fostered…

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Intuition, Creative Freedom & Doing What You Love with Chris Ballew – Photography Article

Today’s episode is going to rock your world … pun fully intended because today’s guest is an actual rock star. You may remember a band called Presidents of the United States of America. They took the world by storm in 1995 with their self titled album, Presidents of the United States of America playing songs like Lump and Peaches. Yes, that’s right. My guest today is frontman Chris Ballew. Chris and I have been friends for years, including collaborating on…

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The Rise of the Saudi Art Scene: Athr Gallery – Photobook Photography Article

Photos taken by Mohammed Eskandrani Exporting local culture through creative expression. When driving on-the all too familiar-King Fahad Road, it is easy for one to overlook the many large-looming structures that have occupied spaces on the side roads for decades. The crime in that, however, is overlooking the hidden treasures within these structures. Athr Gallery, in Serafi Mega Mall, is one treasure that must not be missed. Located on the fifth floor, Athr Gallery was founded by Hamza Serafi and…

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Sigma Debuts 3 Full-Frame Mirrorless Lenses, Including Their First f/1.2 Lens – Photography Article

Overshadowed slightly by the release of the pocket-sized Sigma fp full-frame mirrorless camera, last night, Sigma also announced three lenses we knew were coming. The full-frame Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8, 35mm f/1.2, and 45mm f/2.8 DG DN lenses designed for the L-mount and Sony E-mount. Part of a “newly developed” selection of Art, Contemporary and Sport lenses for full-frame mirrorless cameras, the first three lenses add some compelling options to both the E and L-mounts, promising to deliver top-notch performance without…

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Why Ego is Crucial for Photographers, and How it Can Get in Our Way – Photography Article

Photographer Sean Tucker‘s latest video is a departure from the gear or technique videos that typically make the rounds in the photo world. In fact, it’s not even specifically about or for photographers. It’s for all artists, and it’s about the importance of understanding (and balancing) your ego. The word “ego” has many negative connotations. It’s often used as a synonym for “arrogant” or “self-centered.” But Sean disagrees with this assertion. He posits that ego is, in fact, essential if…

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Time-Lapse Trends: the art of sculpture – Time.Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure. The process of sculpture is an intricate one, requiring hours of careful implementation and patient work – an ideal subject for time-lapse capture. There can be various media,…

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The Future Favors Creativity. Debbie Millman Interviews Chase Jarvis on Design Matters – Photography Article

Today I’m sitting down with one of my favorite humans, but in a twist of fate, the tables are turned. I’m in the hot seat – being interviewed by my dear friend and design-industry legend, Debbie Millman. Debbie Millman is chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in NYC…and she has an insane track record going back decades: she’s the author of 6 books including “How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer,” and…

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Drone Companies in New Orleans Look at Animation. – Aerial Photography Article

30 Jan Drone Companies in New Orleans Look at Animation. By now, you already know that drone companies in New Orleans are few and far in between. Here at V-Drone, we are constantly researching the latest news in the drone world!  In a typical motion-capture animation setup, an actor goes through their actions in a studio equipped with multiple cameras while a computer tracks the markers on the actor’s body. This enables them to build a moving 3D skeleton that…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Winter at Tantora: A Magical Mystical Tour – Photobook Photography Article

Winter at Tantora is an incredible event like none other ever before here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Amidst the stark picturesque beauty of the city of Al Ula, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Winter at Tantora Festival started on December 20th and will run through February 9th.  Each weekend concert over the eight weeks features a different theme high quality entertainment spectacular followed by a magnificent feast matching the theme of the evening. The venue for…

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Love, Service, and Living Your Truth with Danielle LaPorte – Photography Article

Let’s face it. We all have our inner journeys and the compulsion to improve, yet how can we both be growing and improving without feeling less than or inadequate?  It’s a trap. ENTER: Danielle LaPorte – a best-selling author (White Hot Truth, The Fire Starter Sessions, and The Desire Map), poet, former think tank executive and business strategist – and she’s on the podcast today to help us, among other things, to reconcile these competing principles. As one of Oprah Winfrey’s “Super Soul 100…

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Happiness Through Gratitude with AJ Jacobs – Photography Article

AJ Jacobs is a multiple NYT bestselling author, a journalist, a lecturer as well as a warm and hilarious human soul.  He’s on this weeks podcast and is…SO GOOD. In this show we learn why AJ intentionally puts himself in the most extraordinary circumstances … like when he strove to be “the world’s healthiest man” going from Dad bod to ultimate health (Book = Drop Dead Healthy). Or when he lived according to the bible for a year, beard, goats and all……

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You Are Your Habits with Julien Smith – Photography Article

Julien Smith is a long-time friend and familiar face on the podcast. I first brought him on in 2013 to talk about why not caring about what others think is a useful skill to have as a creator in any field (translation: he penned a LEGENDARY blog post called ‘the subtle art of not giving a f*$k’ – which went crazy viral and later inspired a best selling book by Mark Manson…). And now Julien is BAAACK…this time talking about both his…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

The city of Abha is the capital of the Asir Region located in the southwestern corner of Saudi Arabia and is rich in cultural heritage.  It is more than a mile high in elevation up in the mountains, close to the Red Sea to the west and the country of Yemen to the south.  Baboons are native to the region, dwelling in the national parks in the area. Many Saudis from around the country flock to Abha in the summer…

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Maximizing Creativity + Navigating the Messy Middle with Scott Belsky – Photography Article

Scott Belsky is an entrepreneur, author, and early investor in companies like Pinterest, Uber, and Periscope, and others. He also co-founded Behance in 2006, sold it to Adobe in 2012 and recently became Adobe’s Chief Product Officer.  But more than his list of accomplishments, Scott is a passionate advocate for creativity. He has that rare perspective of the world-class artist and entrepreneur with the ability to communicate VERY clearly about the ups, the downs of the messy middle. … And that just so happens to…

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The Most Important Conversation About Life… Death with Michael Hebb – Photography Article

Michael Hebb is an artist, activist, restaurateur, long time friend of mine and probably the closest thing that comes to an expert on death. He is a hyphenated renegade, seemingly more comfortable swimming upstream and addressing taboo subjects than he is going with the crowd. He co-founded Portland’s unsanctioned underground food movement, was my co-conspirator for Songs for Eating and Drinking, and he recently wrote a powerful book about death that will change the way you view life. Let’s Talk…

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Your Inner Critic Is A Big Jerk with Danielle Krysa – Photography Article

Danielle Krysa is the author of Your Inner Critic Is A Big Jerk, Creative Block, and Collage, all published by Chronicle Books. She is also the creator of the contemporary art blog The Jealous Curator. Danielle gave a talk at the CreativeLive studios on the Inner Critic, and shares a particular story that I think many of us can relate to. We all deal with the voice in our life that tells us what what we’re creating is not good,…

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Gregory Heisler on Embracing Your Own Uniqueness – Photography Article

You know Gregory Heisler, or at the very least, you’ve seen his work. Gregory is a prolific photographer best known for his 70 cover portraits for TIME Magazine and has graced the pages of Life, Esquire, Fortune, GQ, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and The New York Times Magazine. We recently had the pleasure of hosting Gregory in our CreativeLive studios to present his talk on embracing one’s own uniqueness. Now, I attend a lot of keynotes, speeches, and presentations. Not often…

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Blind Line Drawing for Inspiration – iPhone Photography Article

Several years ago, I took one of the very few art classes I have taken in my life. It was with a talented artist and my friend, Arla Patch.  One exercise she had us practice as “a great basic tool to shift from left brain to right brain” is called blind line drawing.  It was the first time I had ever drawn anything that I actually liked! And the funny part is that a blind line drawing is done without…

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Celebrating Summer Solstice | Nanette Faye Photography – iPhone Photography Article

Summer Solstice art I’m a Summer sunshine girl. My housemate says its because I spend a good part of my day sitting in the dark editing images on my computer. 🙂  I think I’ve always been a Summer sunshine girl. Last night, while sitting on the front porch after dark, we decided to get up early this morning to greet the longest sunlight day of the year. Summer officially began this morning, June 21 at 6:07am in the Northern Hemisphere.…

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Nigel Barker: Be the Artist You Want to Work With – Photography Article

Nigel Barker is an internationally renowned photographer, model, entrepreneur, TV star and author. You’ve seen him as a judge and photographer for 18 seasons on America’s Next Top Model, starring alongside Naomi Campbell on The Face, and as the host of Top Photographer. His entrepreneurial pursuits include having his own furniture line with Art Van Furniture, being the Artistic Director of the menswear brand Flag & Anthem, and co-founding the NYC gym, The Dog Pound. Oh yeah, and he’s published…

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Elle Luna: Your Story Is Your Power – Photography Article

Elle is an artist and author and just a genuinely amazing human. You’ve seen her design work on Medium, Uber, and many other recognizable brands as she came out the legendary design firm, IDEO. She was part of the 30 Days of Genius series on this podcast where we took a deep dive into finding our calling with the help of her breakthrough book, The Crossroads of Should And Must. I’ve personally found the idea of Should vs Must as…

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Designing a Big Life /w Kevin Rose, Kelly Wearstler, and Tan France – Photography Article

This week, I feel lucky enough to bring you not one, not two, but three masters of inspiration into the hot seat. Join me in this LIVE conversation from the WeWork Creator Awards where I was joined on stage by serial entrepreneur and investor Kevin Rose, interior designer Kelly Wearstler, and star of Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ & fashion designer Tan France. All three of our panelists are built a life doing the things that they love, but like all of…

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The New Jeddah Waterfront Project – Photobook Photography Article

The city of Jeddah runs north and south for many miles along the Red Sea coastline.  A large phase of the Jeddah Waterfront project was recently completed and officially opened to the public on November 30th.  This phase of the project cost a whopping 800 million Saudi riyals and runs along the coastline for 4.2 kilometers. I stayed away until a couple of days ago hoping the crowds had died down.  There is also no way I would attempt to…

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The Reveal | iPhone Photographer – iPhone Photography Article

The Reveal Posted by David Pasillas on May 4, 2017 Posted in: Nikon D7000. Tagged: art, big sur, blogging, california, coast, gold, heart, landscape, love, nature, photography, sunset. I wish I could tell you that I saw this while I was shooting in the field. I also wish I could tell you that I saw it when I got home and went through my images on my computer over 3 years ago. And I wish I could say that I…

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Spinning Around NY | iPhone Photographer – iPhone Photography Article

You and I are on a special journey together, uncontrollably spinning our way through the universe. We have no idea where we’re going, when we’ll get there, or why we’re going at all. At least, we have each other on this journey, if nothing else. When I forget that, I can feel alone and overwhelmed. Untethered, I drift between stability and chaos. Bouncing aimlessly between the two. Then, you grab me and hold tight. Until I return to solid ground.…

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All Is Full Of Love | iPhone Photographer – iPhone Photography Article

All is full of love by Bjork has been in my head for a couple of days now. I don’t really know why, since I haven’t listened to it in a while. I think it was a reminder to be aware of all the love around me. Not just from people, but also in nature.  On yesterday’s hike to some waterfalls, I spotted this fleeting heart. I say fleeting because the leaf below the snow only looked like a heart…

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Happy Feb 14th | iPhone Photographer – iPhone Photography Article

Happy Feb 14th Posted by David Pasillas on February 14, 2017 Posted in: iphoneography. Tagged: apps, art, artista impresso, flowers, icolorama, iPhone, iPhoneography, love, nature, painterly, photography, Photos, snapseed, still life, valentines day. A flower falls, even though we love it.  -Dogen I hate to be that guy, but I’ve never been a fan of this holiday. Probably because I spent too many of them alone. Shrug.  I’ll probably be spending the day eating junk food and doing something artsy…

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