Markku Lahdesmaki is a photographer from Finland. His love for photography started when his uncle gave him a simple camera with a black and white film. He moved from taking snapshots of his family and shooting objects in a museum to having a small studio in his home town. After that he left to study and work abroad. For the past fifteen years, Markku has been living in Los Angeles with his wife and two boys. Continue reading
It’s time for a bit of photography inspiration. So how about a collection of some of the best long exposure photos? A lot of the photos that were made via this technique were shot in urban environments. I’m sure you’ve seen plenty of night-time long exposure photos of a highway.
But some photographers use this effect to shoot amazing photos of waterscapes. The combination of running water and long exposure often results in breathtaking photos. In this article you’ll find 30 beautiful examples of this photography approach. Enjoy! Continue reading
Erik Johansson brings realism to an entirely new level. His amazing photo manipulations make you wonder if this is an actual photograph or not. Erik is a freelance photographer from Gothenburg, Sweden. He gets his inspiration from artists such as Salvador Dali and M.C. Esher. His work has also been features in magazines such as Photo Art International and Advanced Photoshop Magazine. Continue reading
There are plenty of jaw-dropping photographs out there. Sometimes, a photograph can really be something special for someone. That’s why I asked several well-known designers about their favourite photograph. I’m sure you’re not surprised there’s quite a lot of diversity between these photographs. And don’t forget to post a comment and tell me what’s your favourite photograph. Continue reading
We start this photography weekend with a bit of inspiration. Pink inspiration actually. I like this colour because it immediately grabs your attention (do you remember the Pink Ink logo?). Pink also symbolises calm feelings, relaxation and acceptance. Apparently, pink is also the universal colour of love. Continue reading
DeviantArt can be a great source of inspiration, especially the photography section. You’ll find an amazing collection of photos from around the world. In this article I have collect 30 beautiful black & white portraits. You’ll see a lot of different poses, emotions, people, settings… that will hopefully inspire you as well. Continue reading
Stock images can be very usefull for designs, websites… There are a lot of great stock sites where you can buy stock photograpy (Crestock, iStockPhoto,…). But you don’t always have to pay to get some great stock. Here are some … Continue reading