Articles Written by DL Cade

A Breathtaking Motion Time-Lapse Tour of Norway

Five months of work, 10,000 miles travelled, several tens of thousands of photographs taken… all of that to create a measly 5 minutes worth of footage. And yet, we would argue it was worth every minute, mile and press of the shutter (or intervalometer, as it were).

Simply titled Norway, the time-lapse above was captured by Morten Rustad of Rustad Media, and it took almost a half-year to get all of the shots he was looking for. Read more…

How to Make a Dirt-Cheap DIY Ring Light from a Frisbee and Some LED Strips

Got $30, a frisbee and some free time this week? Need a ring light? If you answered yes to both of those questions, we’ve got a neat, quick and super simple DIY tutorial that’s perfect for you. Read more…

Adobe Brings Cloud-Based Photoshop Beta to Chromebooks

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Adobe has been making moves into the cloud for some time now (it is called Creative Cloud after all), so it doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that the long-awaited Chromebook Photoshop beta is finally live and ready for cloud computing early-adopters to start putting through the ringer. Read more…

Rumor: Samsung Working on a Black-and-White Only ‘NX Achromatic’

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Black and white-only digital photography is, at this point, limited to those who own either a Leica M Monochrom or anybody brave enough to (literally) scrape the bayer array off of their digital sensor. But that might not be the case too much longer.

In July, we shared the rumor that Sony was working on a black-and-white sensor/camera, and now, rumors are beginning to swirl that Samsung is doing the same thing. Read more…

‘Where Are They Burning the Bodies’: Documenting the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia

Editor’s Note: Be advised, some might find the following photographs disturbing.


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On August 27, documentary photographer Kieran Kesner boarded Delta airlines flight 2608 for his first ever international assignment for the Wall Street Journal. Four layovers later, he arrived in Liberia, where he was now tasked with documenting the Ebola outbreak in all its unspeakable horror. Read more…

external Michael Forsberg: Moving Slowly To Capture the Swift Fox —Nat Geo | PROOF

Photographer Michael Forsberg is a patient man. A very. Patient. Man.

This trait came in extremely useful during an assignment to photograph swift foxes in the Buffalo Gap National Grassland in western South Dakota…

This involved an extreme amount of lying and waiting in photo blinds—small camouflaged tents that he could barely sit up in. He would enter the tent before sunrise and stay there until the sun went down, sometimes even spending the night. And he very rarely shot photos.

 
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external How to mend a compact camera with a stuck lens —The Guardian

Among the most common digital camera problems, a jammed retractable is not insurmountable if you follow these tips

 
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China Blocks Instagram as Hong Kong Protest Photos Roll In

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In the wake of the pro-democracy Occupy Central protests rocking Hong Kong, the Chinese government has tightened its already short censorship leash, adding photo sharing site Instagram to the list of sites now unusable in mainland China.
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Dream Creatures: Reflected Images of Tree Bark Reveal the Faces Hiding in the Forest

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Italian photographer Elido Turco spent four years between 2004 and 2008 exploring a mirrored photography world that remains invisible to most of us. By taking photographs of tree bark and then mirroring the photographs he captured, he discovered a whole society of “Dream Creatures” were watching him each time he would take a stroll through the mountain paths. Read more…

external New Nations, Living in Limbo —NYTimes | Lens

Narayan Mahon documented breakaway states that go unrecognized by the international community. In doing so he went from idealist to world weary.

 
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