Toronto Photography Project, Fall Photos, Cool Photography Books and More – planetOids – 2018-10-12

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) This photography project is very cool! Over 100 cameras were given to people to capture footage and photos through the eyes of Toronto’s homeless population.
  • Photography project highlights Toronto homelessness (680 News)
Who else’s favourite season is fall? This article will give you some tips on how to get some better fall photos! Looking for some good books to help you up your image quality? Check out this article that will tell Continue reading "Toronto Photography Project, Fall Photos, Cool Photography Books and More – planetOids – 2018-10-12"

History of Photographyy, Handmade Ultra Large Format Camera, Film Photography and More – planetOids – 2018-10-11

To take a photograph is to take a moment and store it as a memory that will last forever. This article opens up a unique perspective to photography as more than an art, but more of a way to keep memories.
  • Through the Lens: A journey through the History of Photography (Brunswickan)
Film photography was considered to be irrelevant quite a few years ago. But much like records and 80s fashion, it is making a comeback in 2018. This article talks about the increasing demand for darkrooms and the reincarnation of film photography.

Actors Turned Film Directors, Best Architectural Photography, Photobox Instagram Photography Awards and More – planetOids – 2018-10-05

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) This is a very interesting article. Read about 11 actors who have directed movies and shows that have turned out very well.
  • 11 Notable Debuts from Actors Turned Directors (Collider)
Directed by Koen Mortier, ‘Un Ange’ is a Canadian film that has received very good reviews. Check out this article that discusses the film and its story.
  • TIFF Review: ‘Un Ange’ Gets Seduced by Its Own Cinematography (Exclaim.ca)
This article shows some of the best architectural photography that Continue reading "Actors Turned Film Directors, Best Architectural Photography, Photobox Instagram Photography Awards and More – planetOids – 2018-10-05"

Japan’s Rovers, iPad Photography, Lighting of The Nun Film and More – planetOids – 2018-10-02

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) Who wants to see some photos that are OUT OF THIS WORLD?! (pun intended). Check out these photos from Japan's rovers!
  • Asteroid Photography From Japan’s 2 Rovers Are Out Of This World (Huffington Post
Who wants some free courses from Apple? These courses teach you how to do some video, photography, music, and more skills for the iPad.
  • Apple releases Everyone Can Create free course on Apple Books, covering iPad photography, music, drawing and video (9to5Mac)
Here are 5 Continue reading "Japan’s Rovers, iPad Photography, Lighting of The Nun Film and More – planetOids – 2018-10-02"

Action Cinematography, Acting Lessons for Directors, Taking Candid Shots and More – planetOids – 2018-09-28

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) Jimmy Chin is a world-renowned climber, National Geographic photographer, and filmmaker. He recently worked on a film that involved many dangerous shots and actions by himself and his crew. In this article, he discusses some of the dangers they encountered while making the film.
  • ‘Free Solo’ Co-Director and DP Jimmy Chin on the Risks and Rewards of Action Cinematography (Studio Daily)
Stay up to date on the biggest news in the world of cameras. From the Ricoh GR III to Sigmas Continue reading "Action Cinematography, Acting Lessons for Directors, Taking Candid Shots and More – planetOids – 2018-09-28"

Black and White Photography, Product Photography, Robotic Arm-and-Camera Module and More – planetOids – 2018-09-25

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) This is a subject that I think many people (including myself) hold strong opinions about. Is Instagram ruining travel photography, or even photography in general? Read what this writer has to say! Black and white photographs possess a unique quality that no coloured photograph can hold. Monochrome can be a stylistic choice, or can be used to better portray a subject and tell a story. This article gives some good tips on improving Continue reading "Black and White Photography, Product Photography, Robotic Arm-and-Camera Module and More – planetOids – 2018-09-25"

Photography Mystery, Instagram Photography, Magicians of Light and More – planetOids – 2018-09-20

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) We live in an age where social media allows us to connect with people around the world through the touch of a button. But what about back in 1991, when social media didn’t exist? This photography enthusiast tells a story about how social media helped him find out more information about the prints that he purchased in 1991 when the internet wasn’t an option.
  • How social media solved a 1970s era Newfoundland photography mystery (CBC)
This journalist talks about what she Continue reading "Photography Mystery, Instagram Photography, Magicians of Light and More – planetOids – 2018-09-20"

Netflix Crime Drama, iPhone Xs Camera Features, Artificial Lighting for Food Photography and More – planetOids – 2018-09-18

If you’ve ever watched the Netflix crime drama, Ozark, you would know that the cinematography is outstanding and does a crucial part in telling the story. This article talks about Ben Kutchen’s job as the cinematographer for this show and his process.
  • ‘Ozark’ Cinematographer Ben Kutchins Wades Into Highly Cinematic, Extremely Dark Realism With Netflix Crime Drama (Deadline)
This article discusses the different factors and choices that go into choosing artificial light for food photography.
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing Artificial Light for Food Photography (Fstoppers)
This article talks about some of the new features that Continue reading "Netflix Crime Drama, iPhone Xs Camera Features, Artificial Lighting for Food Photography and More – planetOids – 2018-09-18"

Cute Animal Photos, Travel Photography Class, The Cinematographer and More – planetOids – 2018-09-11

Who wants to see some cute and funny photos of animals? WE ALL DO! Check out this awesome article that shows some hilarious and cute photos of animals! For people who travel the world with their cameras and meet hundreds of people that would otherwise be complete strangers, it can be rewarding to meet all different kinds of people. This article talks about what it’s like to do just that, and what it's like to ‘give back' through photography.
  • The photos that change lives (BBC)
This 1951 film shows the Continue reading "Cute Animal Photos, Travel Photography Class, The Cinematographer and More – planetOids – 2018-09-11"

Toy Cameras in a Photography Festival, Ocean Photography, 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards and More – planetOids – 2018-09-11

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) In an age where taking a professional photo is as easy as pulling out your smartphone and pressing a button, it is sometimes good to take a step back and use some of the original cameras that the pioneers of photography used. This article talks about a photography festival that uses toy cameras, and links a website that has some really cool photos displayed! Survey and ocean photography is a Continue reading "Toy Cameras in a Photography Festival, Ocean Photography, 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards and More – planetOids – 2018-09-11"

Adventures in Street Photography, Fairy Tale Photos, Lost in Space and More – planetOids – 2018-09-7

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) Stephen Leslie may or may not be a name that you know, but his photos will be sure to interest you. Each tells a unique story in its own interesting way. This article showcases some of his photos and talks about Leslie.
  • Adventures in Street Photography-In Pictures (The Guardian)
The hit series ‘Lost in Space’ is going to be filmed in Iceland. The bit cliffs and raging waterfalls seem to be a perfect fit for the shows stunning landscapes!

Stranger Things, Street Photography Tips, Photography Awards Dominated by Dogs and More – 2018-09-3

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) Who else is a fan of ‘Stranger Things’? Netflix has released a feature that explores the cinematography of the show. I recommend this to anyone that is interested in film or a fan of the hit series!
  • New ‘Stranger Things’ Video Showcases the Series’ Cinematography (Comicbook.com)
Here’s some tips to take better sweet photography photos! Also, you can enter a photography competition here! Check it out! Here’s a Continue reading "Stranger Things, Street Photography Tips, Photography Awards Dominated by Dogs and More – 2018-09-3"

Viral Photo, Townwide Photography Project, Largest Contemporary Photography Exhibit and More – planetOids – 2018-08-31

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) When these guys saw a photo of 2 women posing in a unique way, they took it upon themselves to reenact the photo. Now their photo has gone viral! Check it out!
  • ‘Best friends’ photo shoot by Tellico Plains photographer goes viral (WVLT 8)
This next article is super cool! This man loves his town so much, that he is taking a photo of 1,713 residents, ranging from life-long members of the town to new members. Read this article to hear Continue reading "Viral Photo, Townwide Photography Project, Largest Contemporary Photography Exhibit and More – planetOids – 2018-08-31"

Photography Bundle, Jet Cockpit Selfie, Photography Exhibit and More – planetOids – 2018-08-28

Here are a few things we've found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) Everyone knows that there is more to photography than just pointing the camera and pressing the shutter. This photography bundle will show you some of the more complex technical aspects of photography.
  • This photography bundle will help you take better photos (Boing Boing)
This article is super cool! A photo taken inside of a fighter jets cockpit has been nominated for a photography award! Check it out here:

Best Lenses for Architechtural Photography, Eye-catching Wooden Cameras, Fearless Beauty Project for Cancer Patients and More – planetOids – 2018-08-24

Here are a few things we've found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) What are the best lenses for architectural photography? This article talks about this!
  • What Are the Best Lenses for Architectural Photography? (ArchDaily)
This photography project is aiming to erase some of the stigma around cancer. In this article, you will hear some inspiring stories about people who have survived cancer, and also learn about what inspired this project. This photographer was 96 and still Continue reading "Best Lenses for Architechtural Photography, Eye-catching Wooden Cameras, Fearless Beauty Project for Cancer Patients and More – planetOids – 2018-08-24"

War Photography, The Sony a6700, Best Drones for Your Needs, Real Estate Photo Tips and More – planetOids – 2018-08-21

Here are a few things we've found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) Dickey Chapelle may not be a name that you know, but you likely know her photos. 50 years after her death, the war photographer is being named an honorary marine. Her photos capture the grit and danger of war, and put you on the battlefield right with the her and the subjects of her photos. Aside from the publicized Nikon and Canon Mirrorless news, a new rumor from Sony Continue reading "War Photography, The Sony a6700, Best Drones for Your Needs, Real Estate Photo Tips and More – planetOids – 2018-08-21"

Underwater Photography, British Documentary Images, Instagram Photographer and More – planetOids – 2018-08-17

Here are a few things we’ve found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) Check out this article to see some amazing photos taken underwater! Some of them are truly breathtaking!
  • Year’s best in underwater photography revealed (CTV News)
Do you take photos that tell stories about health, science or medicine? If so, enter this contest! You could win a cool prize!
  • Wellcome photography prize launched with focus on health (The Guardian)
This article has some really amazing photos in it that also tells interesting stories about Britain!

Landscape photography, Smartphone photography, Colored lights, Visual Hyperstimulation and More – planetOids – 2018-08-14

Here are a few things we've found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) This article talks about some of the ways that we are damaging the environment, as well as risking our own lives, to capture photos for social media. It is a very interesting article and I recommend it to everyone!
  • Why we need some perspective on landscape photography in the Instagram age (The Conversation)
Do you want to make your smartphone photos more professional? Well now is the time! For a limited time, this photography tutorial bundle is on sale! Check it
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Photography Collectors, World War I Photos, Macro Art and More – planetOids – 2018-08-9

Here are a few things we've found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) I am putting this article as the first on this list of articles because I think it is very interesting and everyone should definitely check it out. This article talks about photography being used to better understand the relationships between people. It is very cool! We now live in an age where there are so many different ways to print a photo. But have you ever wondered how photograph collectors print their photos? Do Continue reading "Photography Collectors, World War I Photos, Macro Art and More – planetOids – 2018-08-9"

Image Manipulation, Aerial Photographs for Tile Collection, Death of Photography, and More – planetOids – 2018-08-3

Here are a few things we've found around the web that are cool. (Curated by Matthew Carew) I think many people can relate to this article, as it talks about a subject that is often brought up and questioned: How much Photoshop is too much? With the ability to paste a dinosaur into a simple shot of a city in seconds, can these powers be abused and over-used? This article talks about this, and explains what a photographer did when her Photoshop use was in question.