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Artist Showcase: Malcolm Clarke Editor and Photographer (Part 2)

Malcolm Clarke is a creative chameleon - he is both a talented film editor and a photographer. Following on from our post last week about his work in film, we now explore his photography. These images are centered around 'people'. Malcolm's ability to capture a mood, feeling or bodily form is incredible. He is also playful with light, colour and setting to great effect. Here is a showcase of Malcolm's amazing photographic work. We welcome your comments too!

Mind Deceiving Examples Of Tilt-Shift Photography

Tilt-shift photography is one of the most interesting perspective techniques used by photographers. It uses extreme depths of field to trick the mind into making you think you're looking at a miniature world which otherwise would be a plain old photograph. I've put together 32 of the best examples of tilt-shift photos, some are created using Photoshop, others are produced with a tilt-shift lens.

Incredible Photographic Evidence That Toy Soldiers Are Alive!

I'm a big Toy Story fan, one of my favourite scenes of the original (1995) being when the toy soldiers go on a mission to spy on the humans at Christmas. I rewatched the film recently, and thoroughly enjoyed it once again. Yesterday, I stumbled upon a great photo featuring some toy soldiers by John O'Nolan, and immediately it clicked that I should make a showcase of toy soldier photographs! So, this is the result. 28 incredible photographs of toy soldiers that I, err, guess counts as evidence that these things are alive?! Watch out! To start taking your own toy soldier photos, you need these!

15 Lomography and Holgagraphy Sunset Photographs

Lomography and Holgagraphy are both terms taken from types of cameras from the 1980's: The Holga cameras and the Lomo cameras. These were cheap cameras, ideal for "snapshots".

Often referred to as "Toy Camera Photography", Lomography and Holgagraphy photographs offer unique and distinct results. Often containing distortions, light leaks and vignetting, shooting directly into the sunset was always a popular scene of choice to photograph.

This showcase contains 15 interesting and unique Lomography and Holgagraphy photographs sunset photographs shot with a "toy cameras".

Artist Showcase: Photography By Leon Ritchie

Leon Ritchie strives to harmonize water, clouds and light into his photographs. An idea may come about from seeing a reflection in a shiny table top or just seeing an object in water and how it moves round it. The vast majority of his images are spontaneous once he gets a feeling for a shot he just goes with it. A typical day out means carrying a backpack with a DSLR camera and lenses, tripod and filters letting him capture the perfect moment everywhere he goes. Here is a collection of his fantastic photographic work.

45 Remarkable Examples of Butterfly Photography

If you ever tried to catch a butterfly as a child you probably know that they're not the easiest things to capture. It's all about being in the right place at the right time, which is why this selection of butterfly photos is so great! The showcase features 45 remarkable examples of butterfly examples. Please remember that the images are linked to their original sources, so click on through and check out the photographers other work! If you like this post, you should check this out: "The Art and Science of Butterfly Photography".

25 Clever & Bizarre Animal Photo-Manipulations (Part 1)

If you thought photo manipulation couldn't get any weirder, you were wrong! With the powers of Photoshop and other photo-editing applications, it is possible to merge two things together. Two things that are often put together are various species of animals, a dog and an eagle, for example. Weird, eh?

Part one of this post showcases a bunch of excellent animal photo-manipulations - get ready to experience tears of laughter, some of these are funny!

Dark & Mysterious: 20 Examples of Low-Key Photography

Light & Dark Low-key is a style of lighting for photograph and film. It attempts to create a chiaroscuro effect. In traditional photographic lighting, three-point...

31 Photos That’ll Leave You Wanting to Shoot With a 50mm...

50mm lenses are the gem in most photographers tool kits. They provide great depth of field by allowing the aperture to open up really wide (most common apertures are 1.8 or 1.4) and pin sharp images that will leave your eyes sore staring at the details. You can pick up a 50mm prime lens at pretty low price and it's a great step in the right direction to give your photos that professional edge. I've rounded up 31 brilliant examples of photos taken with a 50mm lens for your eye candy, enjoy!

Artist Showcase: Beautiful Photographs of Jordan By Bashar Alaeddin

Bashar Alaeddin is a digital photographer and social activist. He is passionate about the visual arts and is a tech geek when it comes to cameras, optics and iPhoneography. A Middle Eastern of Jordanian, Lebanese and Palestinian origins, Bashar is very passionate about shedding light on social affairs and causes in the region through his photography. The presented work is an assortment of landscapes, from his fine-art collection, of his home country Jordan, featuring: its capital Amman; the Roman ruins of Jerash; the port city of Aqaba, sitting atop the Red Sea, and more.