Underwater imaging is considered an especially challenging area of photography, since it requires very specialized equipment and techniques to be successful. Despite these challenges, it offers the possibility of many exciting and rare photographic opportunities. Animals such as fish and marine mammals are the most common subjects, but photographers also pursue shipwrecks, submerged cave systems, underwater “landscapes”, and portraits of fellow divers. In this post I’m presenting the 50 beautiful underwater photos.
The optical illusion of transparent screen is a simple yet effective illusion. These Illusions are created by taking a digital photo of your surroundings then set it as the desktop background of your screen. Then, they appear to have a fully transparent screen. Below you’ll see the 40 awesome illusion effects of transparent display. Make your own illusions and have fun.
In photography, bokeh is the blur, or the aesthetic quality of the blur, in out-of-focus areas of an image, or “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light. Differences in lens aberrations and aperture shape cause some lens designs to blur the image in a way that is pleasing to the eye, while others produce blurring that is unpleasant or distractingâ€” “good” or “bad” bokeh, respectively. Bokeh occurs for parts of the scene that lie outside the depth of field. Photographers sometimes deliberately use a shallow focus technique to create images with prominent out-of-focus regions. Bokeh is often most visible around small background highlights, such as specular reflections and light sources, which is why it is often associated with such areas. However, bokeh is not limited to highlights, as blur occurs in all out-of-focus regions of the image.
Victor Eredel, a young talented photographer from Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation. Started his photography career three years ago. Shoots of different styles, sometimes combined with graphics, various animals, fantastic characters and surrealism. For more information visit his website http://popplagip.livejournal.com/ or Behance Profile.
Architectural photography can be broadly considered to encompass views of the exteriors and interiors of domestic, commercial, religious, institutional, and engineering structures, as well as records of the evolution of towns and cities. Its aim may be to create either visual documents or expressive images for artistic, publicity, or propaganda purposes. Depending on format, carefully calculated camera movements and/or the use of special lenses are required, especially to control perspective.
Landscape photography is a genre intended to show different spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic. Many landscape photographers show little or no human activity in their photos, striving to attain pure, unsullied landscapes that are devoid of human influence, using instead subjects such as strongly defined landforms, weather, and ambient light. Despite this, there is no pure or absolute definition of what makes a landscape in photography, as such it has become very broad term, encompassing urban, industrial, macro and nature photography.
In this article, I am showcasing some of the most beautiful and breathtaking examples of landscapes. The links for the photographers who captured these can be followed by clicking the Image. You can download more beautiful landscape photos by using those links.
Photo manipulation is the art of image editing techniques to photographs in order to create an illusion or deception, through analog or digital means. It is a type of digital art that absorbs photography, illustration, and graphic design all at the same time. Photo manipulation is popular because it gives a realistic view of an unreal picture, you should have an open mind when gathering ideas on how to get creative with your images. Photo manipulations are also a great source for inspiration, generally because designers can express their creativity through various aspects of design.
So letâ€™s take a look at some amazing examples of digital photo manipulation artworks by great Photoshop artists from around the world.
Color plays an important role in how we observe the world around us. If you choose to shoot a black and white photograph it exceedingly changes what’s in front of the lens. Without color, the other components of the photo take a great role in describing the story. So let’s take a look in the photos and notice how lighting, contrast, and composition are much more important in these beautiful examples of black and white photography.
In a blink of the eye, a lot can happen. A lot of astonishing things happen in a split of a second, but they are moving too quickly for us to see. High speed photography is the science of taking pictures of very fast phenomena. In 1948, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) defined high-speed photography as any set of photographs captured by a camera capable of 128 frames per second or greater, and of at least three consecutive frames. High speed photography can be considered to be the opposite of time-lapse photography. In common usage, high speed photography may refer to either or both of the following meanings. The first is that the photograph itself may be taken in a way as to appear to freeze the motion, especially to reduce motion blur. The second is that a series of photographs may be taken at a high sampling frequency or frame rate. The first requires a sensor with good sensitivity and either a very good shuttering system or a very fast strobe light. The second requires some means of capturing successive frames, either with a mechanical device or by moving data off electronic sensors very quickly.
Photography is the process, activity and art of creating still or moving pictures by recording radiation on a sensitive medium, such as a photographic film, or an electronic sensor. Light patterns reflected or emitted from objects activate a sensitive chemical or electronic sensor during a timed exposure, usually through a photographic lens in a device known as a camera that also stores the resulting information chemically or electronically. Photography has many uses for business, science, art, and pleasure.
A portable folding reflector positioned to “bounce” sunlight onto a model. The word “photograph” was coined in 1839 by Sir John Herschel and is based on the Greek (phos) “light” and Î³ÏÎ±Ï†Î® (graphÃ©) “representation by means of lines” or “drawing”, together meaning “drawing with light”. Traditionally, the products of photography have been called negatives and photographs, commonly shortened to photos.
In image processing, computer graphics, and photography, high dynamic range imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of luminances between the lightest and darkest areas of an image than standard digital imaging techniques or photographic methods. This wider dynamic range allows HDR images to more accurately represent the wide range of intensity levels found in real scenes, ranging from direct sunlight to faint starlight.
The two main sources of HDR imagery are computer renderings and merging of multiple photographs, which in turn are known as low dynamic range (LDR) (also called standard dynamic range (SDR)) photographs.
Tone mapping techniques, which reduce overall contrast to facilitate display of HDR images on devices with lower dynamic range, can be applied to produce images with preserved or exaggerated local contrast for artistic effect.