Why ‘good’ still life photography is still a mystery

The term “good” still life is an elusive term that has baffled researchers for decades.What exactly is it?And how do we know that it exists?In this series, we will look at what “good still life” actually is, and what its origins are.Al Jazeera’s Tom Shorrock, who has written about photography for more than 40 years, […]

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How to Photograph a Self-Portrait Photography Shoot

The photographer, who is a self-taught photographer and photographer’s assistant, started taking self-portraits about two years ago, and her photos have garnered her some great praise.Her photos of herself on the beach and a day spent walking through a forest are especially popular with the public, and she has become a favorite of many tourists.But […]

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How to make a ‘darkroom’ that can work in sunlight

In January, the US Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application for a “darkroom” that could “produce images and video from ambient light without a photodiode.”The patent was for a device that “produces images and videos from ambient illumination without a camera.”¬†As Ars Technic reported last year, the device uses a “tungsten lamp” to […]

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What is snow photography?

Snow photography is the use of natural light, either from the sky or through the ground to capture photos of animals, plants and human activity.It is a very different form of photography, but can be used to great effect.Photojournalist Mark Hildebrand created this stunning photo of a wildebeest on a winter morning in Wyoming, and […]

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