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How to Make a Camera Lens Lamp

24 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

After Canon handed out camera lens mugs at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010, novelty lens look-alike mugs and cups have flooded the market. If you've received one or more...
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Light Painting with a Paper Tube and a Shower Curtain Dress

24 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

After our flight to NYC got canceled last summer, we got stuck in Chicago for one night with no light painting tubes, no dress, no tripods, and no battery chargers. During the...
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Panomicron Holmium: A Homemade 6×7 Rangefinder Camera

Panomicron Holmium: A Homemade 6×7 Rangefinder Camera

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

Back in July 2018, photographer Oscar Oweson started an effort to build a homemade rangefinder camera - a 6×7 camera designed to be like an all-mechanical version of the Mamiya...
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How to Make and Shoot a Bokehlicious Tin Foil Backdrop

How to Make and Shoot a Bokehlicious Tin Foil Backdrop

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

I love bokeh and wanted to incorporate it into some upcoming holiday-themed beauty shoots. Well, I didn't want to shoot in the cold and I really didn't want to buy strings of...
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How to Shoot ‘Underwater' Portraits Without Anyone Getting Wet

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

For a long time, I have been building sets or props for my images, which in time developed into making and selling furniture as a hobby business. I thought it about time I made...
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A Simple Hack for Easier Focusing with TLR Cameras

A Simple Hack for Easier Focusing with TLR Cameras

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

If you have a TLR camera, here's a simple trick you can try to help you to focus more easily. All you'll need is some rubber bands, scissors, aluminum foil, and a ruler...
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DIY Lighting Performance Boosters

DIY Lighting Performance Boosters

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

For many years, I have been modifying and adapting lighting and camera equipment to better fit my style of shooting. The process of altering lighting gear, as well as combining...
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Make DIY Diffusion Panels for Still Life Photography

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

Light diffusion panels can cost $80 to $100 or more when purchased retailed, but very little when you make them yourself, and to do so is very simple. I can't tell you how many...
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This Photographer Built Himself a DIY Hasselblad Xpan

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Freelance film photographer Casey Cavanaugh has always wanted a Hasselblad Xpan, but the cameras cost thousands of dollars used and have been out of his reach. So, Cavanaugh...
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How to Build a DIY Long-Term Weatherproof Timelapse Rig

How to Build a DIY Long-Term Weatherproof Timelapse Rig

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

In the fall of 2017, I had the opportunity to capture the transformation of an empty plot of land turning into a high-tech vehicle test track. The bulk of the construction...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Urban Sketching Friedrichstadt with Gabi Campanario

Urban Sketching Friedrichstadt with Gabi Campanario

Join the original urban sketcher, Seattle-based artist and journalist Gabi Campanario , for a weekend of learning and exploration in Friedrichstadt , a picturesque small city... Read more ...

Calming Water, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Calming Water, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Calming Water12x9 oil on wood panel This painting was inspired by a field study and photos. I wanted to recreate the calming time spent painting here. I used a palette knife... Read more ...

Portrait, Fine Art Painting "Worry" International Contemporary Abstract...

Portrait, Fine Art Painting "Worry" International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme

The black and white version of this won The Strokes of Genius 9 drawing hard back book. Oil on Canvas 20"x16" Oil on Canvas/Available Fine Art Prints are Also Available Read more ...

Dotty Spots and preparing panels

Dotty Spots and preparing panels

Dotty Spots Oil on wood, 8" x 8," $330. It is difficult to assess values and colors when painting on a white ground... When preparing panels, I gesso first then tone them in... Read more ...

How To Get a Job at a Top US Architecture Firm

How To Get a Job at a Top US Architecture Firm

© Annie Spratt. Image Courtesy of Architect-US Looking for a job isn't fun. It's nerve-wracking for the applicant and it's often time-consuming for the potential employer as... Read more ...

Campo das Paulas / FCC Arquitectura

Campo das Paulas / FCC Arquitectura

© Bruno Barbosa Architects: FCC Arquitectura Location: Refontoura, Portugal Sculptor: Paulo Neves Area: 5188.2 ft2 Project Year: 2012 Photographs: Bruno Barbosa Read more ...

Axel Törneman, Early Swedish Modernist Painter

Axel Törneman, Early Swedish Modernist Painter

Johan Axel Gustaf Törneman (1880-1925) is credited in his Wikipedia entry as being "one of Sweden's earliest modernist painters." Not knowing much about Swedish painters other... Read more ...

Business Meeting, PdxUsk today

Business Meeting, PdxUsk today

Pdx Usk are so welcoming! I received an invitation to come to the business meeting through FB, so I thought, why not? I had no clue what the business meeting was about, and... Read more ...

How Robotic Parking Systems Enable Urban Architecture

How Robotic Parking Systems Enable Urban Architecture

Located at the old harborfront of Arhus, Denmark, DOKK1 designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen architects houses not only Scandinavia's largest library but also Europe's largest... Read more ...

Layering tombow markers

Layering tombow markers

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