Photographer Recreates Apollo Launch and Moon Landing Photos with LEGOs – Photography Article

Toy photographer Benedek Lampert recently teamed up with LEGO Hungary to recreate some of the most iconic photographs from the Apollo 11 mission in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The resulting images are truly impressive and are captured almost entirely in camera. LEGO Hungary got in touch with Lampert because they had just released the LEGO Moon Landing sets, and wanted to show them off in some cool ways. It’s safe to say Lampert went above…

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A Painfully Accurate Parody Video – Photography Article

Australian YouTuber Currently Hannah recently teamed up with her friend Just Jess to create a brutally honest, hilarious video that answers the question: what would travel videos look like if influencers were honest? The first three minutes of the video is the parody itself: filled with beautiful, mostly slow-motion travel footage paired with an airy voice-over that describes each trope as you see it. “I learned so much about myself on this trip, but there was one thing that really…

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This Photographer Trio Recreated All of Apple’s Default macOS Wallpapers – Photography Article

Photographer and YouTuber Andrew Levitt recently teamed up with two friends—videographer Jacob Phillips and landscape photographer Taylor Gray—to try and recreate all of Apple’s default macOS wallpapers since they switched from big cats to iconic California locations… in a single week. In case you’re unfamiliar, MacOS 10.9 Mavericks represented a turning point for Apple. This is when the company switched from naming their operating systems after big cats, and began choosing names from natural landmarks and locations around California. We’ve…

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This Guy Created a ‘Tazer Camera’ that Electrocutes His Subjects – Photography Article

The Internet is a strange place… and YouTuber Michael Reeves is doing nothing to dissuade us of the fact. The developer, who likes to tinker with and alter electronics on his channel, recently decided to create a “tazer camera” that will electrocute willing subjects the moment he presses the shutter. Editor’s Note: The video above contains strong language. The conceit behind this odd invention is that Reeves is short, and while he doesn’t mind this most of the time, he…

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Country Star Kacey Musgraves Gives Struggling LA Photo Shop a Big Boost – Photography Article

Multiple Grammy-winning country star Kacey Musgraves earned kudos from the entire photo industry last week when she took to social media to help a struggling mom-and-pop photography shop in LA, breathing new life into the small business. As detailed in the LA Times, Musgraves and her sister first wandered into ‘Tom’s One Hour Photo Studio and Lab’ in LA’s Koreatown last Wednesday. They were looking for a place to develop some film (+10 brownie points) when they stumbled across this…

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Happy Labor Day, Lightroom Lovers! – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, September 2, 2019 in Featured, Fun | Comrades, today is Labor Day in the United States, and our offices are closed, so we’re taking today off here at the blog as well so we may partake in the American rituals of this important national holiday. Tomorrow, I’d like to invite you to visit my other blog (scottkelby.com) where Dave Williams, who is British and therefore immune to US holidays, writes a travel photography tips column (he…

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Happy Labor Day, Everybody! – Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider – Photography Article

That’s technically a slider. You need to order three or four. It’s a Federal law. Hi, folks: Today is Labor Day in the US (it’s an official US holiday), and like most government offices, the KelbyOne offices are closed today so we can rest and eat hamburgers (an American Labor Day tradition). So, I’m using that loophole as a springboard for a day off! You know what else? Tomorrow, I’m celebrating being married 30 years to the girl of my dreams.…

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The 10 Worst ‘Types’ of Models to Work With – Photography Article

Photographer Jordan Matter of Dancers Among Us fame has worked with hundreds of models over the course of his career. Recently, he teamed up with fashion model Natalia Taylor to “spill the tea on some of the craziest fashion models I’ve photographed” in a fun, tongue-in-cheek video. Over the course of the video, Matter and Taylor reenact his experiences with the ten “types” of nightmare models Matter has had to work with: the control freak, the hungover model, the germaphobe,…

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This Fun Black & White Instant Camera Prints Photos on Receipt Paper – Photography Article

Instant photography can get expensive fast: a pack of Fuji INSTAX Square (20 count) costs $18, and only 8 exposures of Polaroid Originals Color will cost you $19! That’s where the Alulu camera comes in. Where other cameras use film, Alulu uses new or used receipt paper! This fun little invention is the brainchild of three college friends who are trying to fund their creation on Kickstarter before joining the “real world” at the end of the summer. “Named after…

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This Photographer Put a Full Wet Plate Photography Darkroom on a Tricycle – Photography Article

Michaël Tirat, a wet plate photographer based in Bordeaux, France, has created something pretty special. In an attempt to make his photography services more portable, he’s created a mobile darkroom on a tricycle that enables him to capture wet plates photography all over the city. Tirat—who shoots under the moniker “L’Alchimiste“—rides his mobile darkroom to events around Bordeaux, offering wet plate portraits to attendees right then and there. “Composed of a dark chamber on the upper box, and a storage…

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Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question – Photography Article

Posted By Rob Sylvan on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Cloud-based Lightroom, Featured, Fun, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Ecosystem | First, I want to thank everyone that left a comment for a chance to win my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book last week. It really meant a lot to see so much interest in it. I used a random number generator to help me pick the winners, and I have sent an email to B. Glidden and T. Stein to let…

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I’m Back From Japan (and some other things to catch up on) – Photography Article

I’ve been gone for 10-days on a family vacation with the kids to Tokyo. Incredible trip! Had an absolute ball, and the kids loved it probably more than any family trip ever. I didn’t take a lot of photos, but I got a few here and there. I haven’t had a chance to process them all, and get a SparkPage up for them yet, but hopefully soon, and I’ll post a link here. I saw where Canon officially announced a…

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ONE WEEK IN PARIS – DAY 4 – Photobook Photography Article

Timing  09:00 – 18:30(closes on Mondays) Price 18 €  Metro RER C – Versailles Château Rive Gauche (If you took Paris Pass, check if it’s valid for Versailles) How to get to Versailles? Take the RER C train early (8:00) to arrive early at Versailles before the crowd start. The palace opens its door at 9:00. You need about 30 min to arrive to Versailles from the Center of Paris. The RER C should be in the direction of Versailles Rive…

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ONE WEEK IN PARIS – DAY 3 – Photobook Photography Article

  Centre Pompidou (Museum of Modern Art, library and music center) Timing 11:00 – 22:00 Price 14 €  Metro Rambuteau (11), Hôtel de Ville (1-11), Châtelet (1-4-7-11-14) Châtelet-les Halles (RER A, B, D) Walk around the area, you can have a very tasty ice cream at Amorino! And take a look at the lively and colorful Fountain Stravinsky on the south west of the Centre Pompidou. Montmartre Now go explore one of my favorite neighborhoods in Paris, Montmartre. I can…

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ONE WEEK IN PARIS – DAY 2 – Photobook Photography Article

Timing 9h00 – midnight  Price 17€ (With lift) Metro Trocadéro (6 – 9) – École militaire (8) – Bir-Hakeim (6) Champ de mars (RER C) I would suggest to visit the Eiffel Tower first. You never know how much time you’ll spend waiting in the queue. By the way, the name of the tower comes from the engineer Gustave Eiffel.  His company designed and built the tower. It was constructed in two years from 1887 to 89 as the entrance…

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ONE WEEK IN PARIS – DAY 1 – Photobook Photography Article

  Are you ready to explore Paris?! I hope that you are prepared to walk A LOT! Of course, you can always choose what you like the best from the everyday plan. After all, you may choose to spend more time shopping or walking around more than to visit museums. It all depends on you! I hope you enjoy your time in Paris!  Musée Grévin Timing 9 :30 – 19 :00 Price 20.50 € Metro Grands boulevards, Richelieu Drouot(8-9) This is an…

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