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Outstanding mixed photography by Yin Lin Ooi

Outstanding mixed photography by Yin Lin Ooi

Most of the work I feature on this blog comes from people I’ve never actually met, but whose talent I find inspiring. With this post, I wanted to do something a bit different and feature the work of someone who’s very talented, but who I also happen to know personally. I’ve worked with Yin Lin [...]

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Jaw-dropping photos of the northern lights by James Appleton

Jaw-dropping photos of the northern lights by James Appleton

Image credit: James Appleton / Wired Raw File There’s no doubt that the northern lights are one of the most popular photographic subjects in the world, and with good reason. Demonstrating exactly why aurora images are so popular is this stunning set of photos by James Appleton. Shot during the first half of 2010, before the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull grounded [...]

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Beautiful underwater photography by Phoebe Rudomino

Beautiful underwater photography by Phoebe Rudomino

Photography is often hard enough to master on dry land, let alone underwater. Despite that, UK-based photographer Phoebe Rudomino has most definitely mastered the art, and specialises in underwater still photography and video at the Underwater Stage in Pinewood Studios. Her list of credits in film, television and advertising is quite extensive, to say the [...]

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25 of the most popular photos from 500px

25 of the most popular photos from 500px

Featured image credit: “Chobe Elephants” by Mario Moreno As one of the more recently established image hosting websites, 500px still has a lot of room to grow before the community might rival current giant, Flickr. But with its slick interface and steady growth of talented photographers, 500px is certainly one to watch out for in the future. Featured [...]

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20 stunning examples of portrait photography

20 stunning examples of portrait photography

Featured image credit: Stefan Beutler The beauty of portraiture is that there is often far more to an image than simple aesthetics. We should get a sense of the subject’s personality, their history and their situation at the time of the photo. On a basic level, the power of portrait photography lies in its ability [...]

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30 breathtaking examples of city photography

30 breathtaking examples of city photography

Featured image credit: Bjorn Leirvik If you live in a major city, I wonder when you last stopped to appreciate just how awe-inspiring your surroundings are. Living and working in cities, we often take for the granted the complex design and engineering that goes into constructing the incredible steel and concrete marvels that we inhabit [...]

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Jeff Harris: 4,748 self-portraits and counting

Recently, I brought you the story of Jamie Livingston, who took one Polaroid photo per day for over 18 years. In this video, we hear from Jeff Harris, who is currently in the middle of a similar project and has taken over 4,700 self-portraits since 1999. The project, which began long before the widespread popularity of blogging, Facebook [...]

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