Color Rush

It can be difficult to remember a time when color photography wasn't ubiquitous, but not long ago color photographs weren't even taken seriously as fine art.
By William Sawalich
It can be difficult to remember a time when color photography wasn't ubiquitous, but not long ago color photographs weren't even taken seriously as fine art. This new Aperture book, "Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman," presents the fascinating story of how we went from a world…

Beautiful Faces Created By Averaging

One of the neatest digital imaging trends I've seen in recent years is the ability for artists, investigators and anyone with access to a large number of portraits to create a composite of "averaged faces" from several different images of several different people.
By William Sawalich
One of the neatest digital imaging trends I've seen in recent years is the ability for artists, investigators and anyone with access to a large number of portraits to create a composite of "averaged faces" from several different images of several different people. I've seen a few variations on this…

Homemade Snowflake Closeup Rig

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov built a DIY closeup camera rig out of an old $50 lens, a point-and-shoot camera, some duct tape, and other bits of random junk.
By William Sawalich
Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov built a DIY closeup camera rig out of an old $50 lens, a point-and-shoot camera, some duct tape, and other bits of random junk. The friend who sent me this link told me he was initially more interested in taking a look at the camera setup…

Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera

There's a web site called DigitalRev that is designed to be a social network for photographers.
By William Sawalich
There's a web site called DigitalRev that is designed to be a social network for photographers. One of its best features is a web video series called DigitalRev TV in which host Kai Wong covers everything from new cameras to techniques for photography and post production. But the thing they…

HD Camcorder Sunglasses

Remember when the name Rollei was synonymous with high quality medium format film cameras?
By William Sawalich
Remember when the name Rollei was synonymous with high quality medium format film cameras? Well those cameras are still available (if you've got the cash, of course) but these days Rollei is more synonymous with more fun and funky digital products—including video camcorders. Google Glass gets all the press for…

Fashion On The Phone

As technology has improved by leaps and bounds, many fashion photographers have switched from medium format to small format DSLRs in recent years.
By William Sawalich
As technology has improved by leaps and bounds, many fashion photographers have switched from medium format to small format DSLRs in recent years. Significantly fewer, though, have moved from medium format to iPhones and Instagram, but Nick Knight has done exactly that. As he explains it, the switch makes a…
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