Transferring Photos To Wood: 7 Helpful DIY Projects

Transferring your photos to wood is a wonderful way to add a rustic element to your prints, and it's a great way to preserve your memories in a way that will last for years. Whether you're personalizing a room in your home, looking for the perfect gift, or just want to do a hands on project, these helpful resources will make for a great afternoon activity. Paging Fun Mums - … [Read more...]

10 Places in Chicago to Take Pictures

Chicago, also known as The Windy City, is a gorgeous multicultural city that's one of the largest in the United States. Famous for it’s outstanding architecture, Chicago’s skyline is beautiful with it’s prominent skyscrapers along Lake Michigan. But the city offers more than just incredible buildings. It’s filled with plenty of parks, museums, beaches, street art, the Chicago … [Read more...]

Scott Firestone: Chicago Street Photographer

Scott Firestone is a hobby photographer from Chicago who was recently selected as a finalist in the 2017 EyeEm Photography Awards, the largest photo contest in the world. We asked Scott to share a few words about his photography and the city he loves to photograph. Give us a little insight into your photography background? I'm a 37 year old hobbyist that started taking … [Read more...]

Creative DIY Ways to Display Your Photos

Your photos don't have to sit on your computer or behind an expensive frame, as there are so many cool and DIY ways to display images. Putting some creative thought into how you hang your pictures throughout your living space highlights great memories and photography in a unique way. We all love taking photos, so grab some friends and personalize your space with your very … [Read more...]

20 Sweet T-Shirts for Photographers

Whether you've been taking pictures for 30 years or just got your first camera, wearing a photography-themed t-shirt is an easy way to show off your passion. (That, and wearing a big camera around your neck.) Besides sharing your hobby or profession, a photography shirt can also be convenient to wear for outdoor photo shoots. Then, you won't get any of your other clothes … [Read more...]

Lensbaby Velvet 56 Nikon Review and Sample Images

Aptly named for the velvety, glowing tones it lends to digital images, the Velvet 56 from Lensbaby is a worthwhile addition to your bag of lenses -- particularly if you’re an avid portrait, nature, macro, or fine-art photographer. A 56mm f/1.6 with 1:2 macro capabilities for SLR cameras, this manual focus portrait lens enables photographers to move seamlessly from … [Read more...]

Beautiful Pictures of Earth from Space

The Earth is a beautiful, dynamic "blue marble" and satellites like NOAA's GOES-13 captures images of it multiple times a day. Here we've collected a few beautiful pictures of Earth from space, photos that most of us can only dream about taking. But with continued interest in NASA and privately funded programs, advances in space exploration and travel could make that dream a … [Read more...]

Havasu Falls Photos: Grand Canyon Oasis in the Desert

Havasu Falls is one of the great, not-so-secret spots of the Grand Canyon. Located on the Havasupai Indian reservation adjacent to Grand Canyon National Park, Havasu Falls is truly an oasis in the desert. The turquoise waters attract photographers from all over looking to juxtapose the cool, blue waters against the warm, red canyon. Despite its popularity, these waterfalls are … [Read more...]

2017 EyeEm Photography Awards Announces Top 100 Finalists

The EyeEm Photography Awards has announced the 100 finalists for this year's competition. The program, now in its 4th year, received entries from over 88,000 photographers with total submissions approaching 600,000 -- making it the largest photo contest in the world. There are 5 categories: The Photojournalist, The Architect, The Great Outdoors, The Portraitist, and The … [Read more...]

Beautiful Pet Images and Photography Tips from Sarah Bourque

Sarah Bourque is an award-winning pet photographer based in Victoria, British Columbia who provides fun photo shoots of furry friends that aren't posed in a studio, but out where a pet is doing what they do best. Bourque's images are beautiful and authentic, and her passion for photography and animals is reflected in her work. Prior to focusing on photography full-time, … [Read more...]