Often set on places the subject feel most connected with, like their home or workplace, shooting environmental portraits offers more insight into their lifestyle and personality. Get to know these colorful personalities through these compelling photographs who bagged the top spot of the In Their Element competition.
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Once a sailor, always a sailor. Here's the man who grew up as a child of the sea---someone who memorized the changing of the seasons to know when to dress up to meet the cold air.
Lomographer Martynas Katauskas, or more popular as @duffman in the community, impressive work centers mostly on people and their stories. Each of his portraits are not just a combination of good framing or lighting. It's the emotion he channels out of his subjects that truly make his work unforgettable.
Photography isn't just about the visuals, technicalities or equipment. To be a photographer, you have to capture the unseen and the abstract. And when you do, you grow one step empathetic. Here we review Lomographs that straight out speak of human emotions.
"The White Girl" is currently showing in theatres in Hong Kong. We invited photographer Wilson Lee to join the set for a day and use the New Jupiter 3+ and Petzval 85 art lens to capture all the wonderful moments. This is also the first time for Wilson to shoot stills for films. He shared his first-time experience in this interview.
A split diopter shot is a shot taken by split-focus diopters as it uses a convex glass attachment to make the camera nearsighted, thus giving a deeper focus on the subject. Crime filmmaker and screenwriter Brian De Palma uses this shot throughout his oeuvre.
Stephen Dowling knows a hell of a lot about film photography, he recently released his own B&W film and runs various blogs which delve into the wonderful world of analogue photography. We couldn't let his expertise go unnoticed & have crowned him one of our TEN AND ONE AWARDS Judges for 2017
UK based blogger, photographer, camera reviewer and all round film enthusiast Hamish Gill is now one of our TEN AND ONE AWARD judges. We talked to him about his obsession for compact film cameras and what inspires him to shoot with film.
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
The metropolitan area of Wan Chai may as well be known as a notorious red light district where sex and vices go crazy in evenings. Known for its nightlife, the area was a famous spot for US sailors and servicemen of the Vietnam War.
We sent a Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens to Cristina Jul, also known as 'Teórica del Caos' - Theorist of Chaos in Spanish. Embark with us on a journey from the primordial chaos to a dreamlike dimension through her gorgeous portraits.