The Camera never lies, that’s what Photoshop is for

It’s very true, the camera never lies, however through out history photographers and their editors have been manipulating images to tell the story that they want. The latest case involving this was freelance photographer Narciso Contreras’ Syrian war series for AP. His photo of a Syrian resistance fighter clambering over some …

Photographers In Space

NASA have a flickr account because they have access to a unique location have filled it with some amazing photos, taken by their astronauts, of the work they do up there. The photos in the below gallery belong to a Flickr set caller ‘Gravity’ perhaps inspired by the recent film …

Shake it like a Polaroid picture, a 20X24 inch one

I remember well the Polaroid instant camera, a great way of [almost] instantly being able to share a picture with friends. Just snap the photo pull out the print and wait a minute or two for it to dry and shaking it really sped that process up, no really it …

Aurora

Like an x-ray of a brain or a bunch of flowers these images leave you guessing.          They are actually photographs of alcohol combusting. The artist is Fabian Oefner. He created these photos by dropping a few bits of alcohol into a large glass container and as the fumes …

The Lego Photographer

For fun, a friend & beginner photographer and myself are spending the next few months documenting the life and adventures of a Lego Walter White, calling it ‘Where’s Walter’ as we both a travel plans for the spring & this got us looking for inspiration. I came across this great …

London Overlaid

A great mix of modern with the past, classic paintings of London overlaid onto images from Google Street View gives a slightly out of balance view of the city. A city that is packed with history, it’s sometimes easy to forget that London was considered the centre of world power …

Worlds Most Expensive Photographs

What makes some photos worth more than others? Age, certainly. Celebrity, probably. Composition, definitely. Fashion, yes that too. Personal appeal should really be the only thing you go by just like any art from if you don’t get it, don’t get it. That being said opinions differ on what makes a great work of art but there is just something about curtain works that allow them to stand out from the base of others. Usually with artwork/paintings these are unique but with photographs what’s to stop the owner of the photograph from printing more. Other than potentially devaluing their holding, …

Reaching for the stars

Nicholas Burk is a landscape, astro & timelapse photographer, having shot for the likes of the Discovery Channel, NBC, BBC and others he is widely regarded as one of the best in his field. He spends much of his time allotted to the work in researching the right location and …

Colouring History

Much of our earlier photographs have had to be in wonderful black and white but in this age of photoshop many of these classic photos have turned into colour. This colourisation really adds a depth to many of these images that seamed lost when viewed in monochrome. View the gallery …

Spring – Autumn

Photographer Qozop embarked upon a very simple idea of photographing people in their early years of adult life with those of the late years usually a parent or grandparent & then photographing them again after they have swapped clothes. Looks like a lot of fun was had with those involved. …