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What Defines an ‘Interesting’ Photo and How Do You Create One?

Why do we create photos? Well, for a variety of reasons, but the one reason that connects them all is we feel we have made something that we want to share and we feel is worth time and attention. So, how can we create photos that are worthy of another’s time and attention?

This Rare 75mm f/1.9 Cinema Projector Lens is the King of Swirly Bokeh

YouTuber Mathieu Stern is a weird lens expert, but even he didn't realize the gem he'd uncovered when someone sold him an old cinema projector lens for 2 Euros at a flea market. It turns out this rare 75mm f/1.9 lens produces some of the most intense swirly bokeh Stern has ever seen.

Capturing One of the Most Unique and Interesting Buildings in the World

I recently had the chance to photograph one of the most interesting and unique buildings in the world. It's called the Goetheanum, and I'm betting most people have never seen anything like it. Most of the pictures we see on a daily basis on Instagram or other social media platforms are very repetitive. The Goetheanum is certainly not that.

Photographer Uses Burned Teapot as a Camera to Shoot Wildfire Damage

Back in August 2016, the Blue Cut wildfire tore through Cajon Pass in Southern California, burning 37,000 acres, dozens of cars, and over 300 homes and structures. Local photojournalist James Quigg documented the fire's damage in a creative and unusual way: he found a burned teapot and turned it into a pinhole camera.

This Photo Book on Concrete Buildings Comes in a Concrete Slipcase

Photographer Gabor Kasza has unveiled a new photo book titled Concrete passages about closeness and coldness… and a couple of songs. It's a study of unfinished concrete buildings and surfaces, and the book comes with an unusual physical form that mirrors its content: the slipcase is made of concrete.

Try to be The Dumbest Photographer In The World

I always say the Universe's favorite hiding place for the most awesome stuff is right behind fear. Isn't that a little unfair? Why doesn't the Universe put the great stuff right before the fear, so everyone can enjoy pure bliss?