Photography

September 22, 2021

Photographer Makes Her Widely Stolen Image Free to Use After Selling It as an NFT for $300K

In 2017, Canadian photographer Cath Simard snapped a picture of an empty road on the verdant Hawaiian island of Oahu and posted it on her Instagram account. She didn't realize that her image would quickly go viral, with people reposting the same image across social media, most of the time without providing proper credit to her as the photographer.

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September 18, 2021

Artist “Unwraps” NASA Photos to Give Us Buzz Aldrin’s Perspective of the Moon

Like many of us, visual effects artist Michael Ranger grew up with the iconic photos of the Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong's famous photograph of Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon is a testament to what humanity can achieve. So when Ranger realized that he could give a different perspective on the image, he was understandably excited. The artist was inspired by a lighting trick that's used in creating visual effects.

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September 10, 2021

Polaroid Now+ Is a Highly-Creative Instant Camera That Connects to Your Smart Phone

The first-ever Polaroid camera (called Model 95) went on sale in 1948; and today, the company continues to release innovative models. From a pocket-sized instant camera to a tiny printer that turns your photos into stickers, today’s Polaroid products honor the analog era, all while embracing modern technology. The company’s latest device is Polaroid Now+, an instant camera with more creative tools than ever before.

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September 5, 2021

9 Camera Filters and Lenses for Your DSLR to Achieve Awesome Effects in Photos

Do you use filters on your DSLR camera? These affordable add-ons are a great way to spark creativity and explore all that your device is capable of shooting. From multi-image effects to diffused light, filters and art lenses will complete your photography kit. In the days of only film, filters were necessary to help correct the light or increase contrast. Today, Photoshop offers these same advantages (and more) to digital shooters.

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