Alma Haser’s Bizarre and Thoughtful Portrait Series: Cosmic Surgery

Alma Haser’s Bizarre and Thoughtful Portrait Series: Cosmic Surgery

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All photographs taken by Alma Haser. Used with permission.

Strange and complex conceptual images define award-winning London-based photographer Alma Haser’s body of work, separating it from all others. From her ongoing The Invitation of Life series, in which she drapes her subjects with a thin see-through fabric, to the awesome album covers she’s photographed, she combines her minimalist style…

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Useful Photography Tip #102: Why You Should Use a Flash During the Day

Useful Photography Tip #102: Why You Should Use a Flash During the Day

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Lots of folks say that you should only use a flash during the evening hours and in dark situations. But the truth of the matter is that during the daytime is perhaps the best time to use flash. For example, let’s say that you want to photograph someone and there is bright sunlight in the scene. If you make them face…

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The Benefits of Photographing More

The Benefits of Photographing More

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One of the main characteristics in digital photography is that you can shoot more at no extra cost. With film, every frame is money spent, which can inspire more carefully thought-out compositions. If you’re footing the bill, that’s something to keep in mind. DSLRs, on the other hand, lend themselves to a certain laziness–a sort of haphazard shooting that can lead to large crop of bad photos,…

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Jeff Gusky: Photographing The Cities In the Trenches of World War I

Jeff Gusky: Photographing The Cities In the Trenches of World War I

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All images by Jeff Gusky. Used with permission.

If you stumbled upon a discovery of a lifetime, how would you react? How would you photograph it? That’s what we were curious about with photographer Jeff Gusky, who as we previously reportedon discovered underground cities under surface inside the WWI trenches in France. They were intricate and made by various peoples: the French, Americans,…

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Why Getting it Right In-Camera Is More Important Now Than Ever

Why Getting it Right In-Camera Is More Important Now Than Ever

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Creating an image is similar to constructing a building. If you don’t get it right, you have to go back in and fix it. Some people like to say “I can fix it in post” and while this is true, it’s not always efficient. Sometimes if you take your time and get it right in the camera first you can shave hours off of your production time by taking a few extra minutes to get your exposure and…

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How to Improve Your Documentary Photography

How to Improve Your Documentary Photography

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Many associate the golden era of documentary photography with the heyday of picture magazines such as Life and Look magazine, but the practice of the photo story is still alive and well. Though such work may not find a home within the pages of most of today’s consumer magazines, there is still an interest in such bodies of work which can be frequently found online.

These photographers, many of…

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Creamlapse: A Hyperlapse of Delicious Frozen Delights Melting Into Puddles

Creamlapse: A Hyperlapse of Delicious Frozen Delights Melting Into Puddles

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With summer well underway and everyone prepping up for their much needed getaways, it’s only right that we feature something absolutely summerrific here at The Phoblographer. So let’s forget about art and culture and that awesome new gadget you’ve been drooling about and just focus on something absolutely trivial for a minute.

Well, actually more like three minutes… while we watch filmmaker…

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