What You Makes a Photographer?

What You Makes a Photographer?

In an age where everyone has a camera in their pocket and fashion magazine covers are being shot with iPhones, what makes a photographer? Erik Wahlstrom muses on what he calls ‘the democratization of photography’ in this 5-minute video. Wahlstrom creates weekly videos for his YouTube channel, and in his lifetime has seen the act of sharing video progress from home camcorder footage shared with friends and family to full HD video shared with the…

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Rare Vintage Footage and Photos of David Bowie in Bangkok

Rare Vintage Footage and Photos of David Bowie in Bangkok

David Bowie waived his usual US$1 million fee for his ‘Serious Moonlight Tour’ in Bangkok back in 1983 and appeared to be having “the time of his life” exploring the city. David Bowie’s concert in Thailand on the night of Dec 5, 1983, was not supposed to happen. With a price tag of US$1 million per show, a Bowie concert was too expensive for those who hoped to lure him here. Yet, the singer took…

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Pamela Anderson Stars in Hot New Lingerie Campaign

Pamela Anderson Stars in Hot New Lingerie Campaign

Hot Pamela Anderson Stars In Coco De Mer’s New Lingerie Campaign Pamela Anderson is back with a new photoshoot for the British lingerie and erotica brand, Coco de Mer. Shot by famed photographer Rankin, Anderson shows off the brand’s “Icons” collection — a range of lingerie that, according to Coco de Mer, is designed to embrace “eroticism, elegance, playfulness and grace.” Of the collection, Anderson said: “Coco de Mer’s designers have created such a tempting…

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Brad Pitt on Divorce, Drinking and Becoming a Better Man [photos, video]

Brad Pitt on Divorce, Drinking and Becoming a Better Man [photos, video]

Summer is coming and, in America, that means it’s time to hit the national parks. So we (GQ Style team) took Brad Pitt and photographer Ryan McGinley tumbling across three of them: The Everglades, White Sands, and Carlsbad Caverns. Then we sat down with Pitt at home in L.A. for a raw conversation about how to move forward after things fall apart. Brad Pitt is making matcha green tea on a cool morning in his…

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These Landscape Photography tips will make you a Better Photographer

These Landscape Photography tips will make you a Better Photographer

Landscape Photography Dos and Don’ts A quick look at some of the things you should do and perhaps not do, when capturing landscape images. WARNING! These tips could make you a better photographer! If you’re just getting into landscape photography, it can be a bit of a different experience from other genres. This great video will help you get oriented and off doing it the right way. This video from Craig Roberts is a great guide…

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10 Most Controversial Moments in the History of Photography

10 Most Controversial Moments in the History of Photography

An IPO from Snapchat, the photo-sharing app, has caused a major stir. But it’s far from the first time photography has been controversial. Snap Inc., better known as Snapchat, which recently launched an IPO valued at a staggering $30 billion, has started calling itself a “camera company.” “The camera is the core,” a Snap investor told Vanity Fair. “It used to be that photos were only used to make memories. Now, the camera is being…

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6 Creative Portrait Photography Hacks

6 Creative Portrait Photography Hacks

6 Creative Portrait Photography Hacks in 2 Minutes Ready for some rapid-fire DIY tips? A team of French photographers who goes by the moniker “Shootr” has put together a simple photo hacks video that offers a few creative ideas for your next portrait shoot. Let’s take these one at a time. 1. Tin Foil Background Don’t have (or want to use) a standard portrait background? Try crumpling up and hanging some tin foil instead, and…

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Helpful and Simple Animation Lesson on Aperture in Photography

Helpful and Simple Animation Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject of aperture. “In this animation, I explain aperture and how it interacts with the various parameters of photography,” writes Vincent Ledvina, an independent filmmaker who specializes in animation and time-lapse photography. Ledvina says he’s planning to create a series of similar videos on the basic pillars of photography. You can…

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