background preloader

Photography

Facebook Twitter

Labs - Multicolr Search Lab. The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012. *Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published.

The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012

Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012. It’s hard to believe we’re already into the final quarter of 2012. With that, here are the Sifter’s Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ for this year. If any image really intrigues you, be sure to click the title link or picture itself. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a ‘Picture of the Day’ this year. Enjoy! Teen Girl Shoots Beautiful and Creative Portraits of Her Pet Dogs.

If you’re a dog lover, you’ve got to check out the photography of 17-year-old photographer Jessica Trinh.

Teen Girl Shoots Beautiful and Creative Portraits of Her Pet Dogs

Her two main photo subjects are her two dogs: a Golden Retriever named Chuppy and an Australian Shepherd named Daisy. Over the past few years, Trinh has captured hundreds of beautiful and creative portraits of her furry happy-go-lucky friends, aided by her keen eye for spotting gorgeous lighting and happy expressions. We dare you not to smile as you look through the images in this post. Trinh writes, Ever since I set my hands on a camera, I knew I had unlocked a new dimension. For more of these photographs, head on over to Trinh’s Flickr photostream.

Update: Trinh has informed us that the 8th photo in this set, the one with the butterfly, is actually a digital composite. Image credits: Photographs by Jessica Trinh and used with permission. Under Da Sea. 100 Websites to Teach Yourself Photography. So you are thinking of taking up photography as a hobby.

100 Websites to Teach Yourself Photography

Where do you begin? The age of point and shoot is over. Everyone can create beautiful, easily processed photos with a digital camera. Maybe you aren’t as savvy s photographer as you’d like to be, but these 100 photography tutorials will bring you up to speed so your friends will be breaking down your door to photograph their wedding or big event. Basic Photography Tutorials Advanced Photography Tutorials Digital Photography Tips and Tutorials DPChallenge – This site has tips of all stripes, from making homemade lightboxes to macro photography to overlays and textures.Thomas Hawk’s Digital Connection – This site offers an array of tips for rocking your SLR camera. Camera and Camera Equipment Reviews and Ratings for Professional Photographers Photoshop Tutorials Now that you’re feeling more acquainted with your camera, go outside and photograph nature or people. 13 Disturbing Pieces of Art from History. The media is often criticized for showing violent and disturbing imagery.

Movies, TV, video games, tabletop RPGs, comic books, and various other things have all gone through periods where they're blamed for exposing children to dark and unsettling things. But as these fine art examples prove, violent and disturbing imagery is nothing new. (Obviously, this article contains some disturbing content.) Spectacular Shots Above and Below the Sea. Rare and very interesting photos. Interesting and very rare photographs, you may never see.

Rare and very interesting photos

The first McDonald’s. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro. Capital of Brazil, on the beginning. Pius XII and Hitler. The King. Rare Beatles photos. Osama bin Laden and his family. Titanic. Fall of the Berlin Wall All forms of Coca-Cola bottles. John Lennon shortly before his death. Principles. Statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

25 Inspiring Examples of Snow Photography. 30 Stunning Examples of Animal Photography. Recent posts. Animals Illuminated by the Sun. The time of sunset is defined in astronomy as the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun’s disk disappears below the horizon in the west.

Animals Illuminated by the Sun

There are few things in nature as photogenic as the sky at sunset, especially animals. The rich bright gold, pink and orange colors make unusually beautiful pictures of animals illuminated by the sun. Source Source Source Source Source Source Source. 25 Most Beautiful Animals Photography on StumbleUpon. I think the most beautiful pictures are those made in nature.

25 Most Beautiful Animals Photography on StumbleUpon

Nothing compares with the expression of a tiger, the majestic flight of an eagle or the strength of a white bear. Below you can see 25 the most beautiful animal photographs that will capture your attention, and were stumbled on StumbleUpon. Wild Scenics Pictures. [ View fewer images per page ] Click here to show (or hide) search and display options [ For a large image and details: click on photo to stay in current window, click on photo ID to open new window.]

Wild Scenics Pictures

Photographer Martin Schoeller.