I’m Getting Into Photography In A Real Big Way

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Black Panthers Director of Photography Is a Cinematic Superhero

As Hollywood events go, there are few more congratulatory than film festival awards ceremonies, where everyone wants to cheer for the Next Big Thing before they get huge. Yet, at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the biggest applause at the awards show wasn’t for a director or actor—it was for Rachel Morrison, a director of photography on the festival...

The future of photography is code

What’s in a camera? A lens, a shutter, a light-sensitive surface and, increasingly, a set of highly sophisticated algorithms. While the physical components are still improving bit by bit, Google, Samsung and Apple are increasingly investing in (and showcasing) improvements wrought entirely from code. Computational photography is the only real battleground now. The reason for this shift is...

A brief history of color photography reveals an obvious but unsettling reality about human bias.

In the 1970s, Kodak got called out by some furniture companies because their film wasn't working right. Light-grained or dark-grained wood tones, in photographs developed from Kodak film, all looked basically the same, which sucked when it came to advertising. "WTF? This is not what it looked like in the catalog!" All images via Vox/YouTube. Then chocolate companies started raising hell. Milk...

Photography Has Changed

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Imraan Christian: Driving social change through photography

(CNN)Cameras can be powerful tools used to drive change. In Cape Town, South Africa, a fighting spirit and a positive outlook gave one visual artist the gravitas to represent his country through a different lens.Imraan Christian is a skilled photographer with an impressive resume bursting with popular brands such as Nike, Adidas, MTV and RedBull."I identify as a...

Wim Wenders on his Polaroids and why photography is now over

Vigils for John Lennon, road trips with Annie Leibovitz, portraits of Dennis Hopper Wim Wenders took thousands of Polaroids while making his classic films. He shares the stories behind themWim Wenders reckons he took more than 12,000 Polaroids between 1973 and 1983, when his career as a film-maker really took off, but only 3,500 remain. The thing is,...

A man studied photography in prison. These are the photos he took when he got out.

When Donato Di Camillo was a kid, his family couldn't afford film for their Polaroid camera. So instead, he ran around the house with a film-less camera pretending to be a hotshot photographer on an African safari, mimicking the heroes behind iconic photos he saw in the discarded National Geographic magazines his dad grabbed for him out of the garbage. Years...

Check Out The Incredible Winners Of The “Ocean Art” Underwater Photography Competition

Sometimes we get so caught up in the search for aliens up above we forget there is still a largely unexplored world of...

Sorority sisters defy stereotypes in new photography project

Delta Gamma is one of the largest sororities in the United States and Canada with more than230,000 members. It's also one which is frequently in the public eye: Their chapters have been in the news recently for everything fromaggressive internal emails, over-the-top recruitment videos, and graceful responses to inappropriate remarks about their butts.Of course, any sorority is far...