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Project: Take a Photo of Someone Doing Something Good

Project: Take a Photo of Someone Doing Something Good
  the OBJECTIVE Take a photo of someone helping (another person, an animal, society, the planet). the ASSIGNMENT For this project, we’re working with the the photography website and magazine Lomography . We’re looking for great photos of people making a difference, helping out, being generally good to another person or to the planet. the REQUIREMENTS Please submit your pictures to Lomography’s …

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You Suck At Photoshop #10: Vanishing Point

MORE: Donnie Hoyle puts it all in perspective. 2008 Webby Award Winner Best How-to Series Best Comedy Series – People’s Voice Best How-to Series – People’s Voice

What are some good photography books for beginners?

I have a Nikon D50 and barely know how to use it. I’m not able to take photography classes right now, but maybe later when I have more time.

Best of Street Photography by felix lupa

The street is the photographer’s friend, but also his enemy. So are the street’s inhabitants with their varying lots and differing modes of life. They are unpredictable, random, and spontaneous. They are sensitive and surprising, decorous and dangerous. With all of them the photographer has to learn to communicate, to understand their language, and recognize their signals and hints. This is not slang; it is a secret sign- language, a set of codes for behavior in society, the society of the street. The language of the street consists of signs, symbols, geometrical shapes; its signs are written on notice- boards, on posters, you will find them on sidewalks, on bus stations, street poles, in the cloths people wear, on public waste -containers, on buses. The street speaks through people’s facial expressions, through their bodylanguage, in the expressions of their physical and mental states, through expressions of relations among people, and between them and others. You will find the ‘words’ of the street in shoes, in hair-styles, in cloths and in fashionevery single detail you notice may be significant, meaningful. Understanding the street’s language is not enough. The street-photographer’s main occupation is a constant, unceasing, and stubborn search for a connecting line between the various signs of the street, so as to be able to translate these signs, arrange them visually for those who will look at his pictures. It is this constant search that nourishes the never ceasing

This Picture Was Taken 24 Miles In the Air With A Crappy Camera Attached To A Balloon [Photography]

This Picture Was Taken 24 Miles In the Air With A Crappy Camera Attached To A Balloon [Photography]
# photography What do you get when you combine a styrofoam box, duct tape, orange paint, a weather balloon, and 2 old Canon cameras? Apparently, images that look like they’re from NASA. More »

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