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Ephemerality Is a Lie

Alyssa Foote On the internet, as with most of life, you can’t count on things lasting forever. Websites close down , servers get turned off, the wrong button gets hit and years of work is erased . But just as you can’t depend on anything persisting, you...

Collective Karma?

Last week I wrote a piece about our forthcoming Zen and Yoga retreat at Mt. Baldy Zen Center April 5-7, 2019 . Near the end of that piece I contrasted the things we talk about during lectures at our retreats with an announcement by the Brooklyn Zen Center about...

Photo Of The Day By pacificabx

Photo By pacificabx Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Magnificent Seven” by pacificabx. Location: Leawood, Kansas. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments , Galleries and the OP Contests . Assignments have weekly...

A Guide to Shooting the Milky Way

This guide will be a walkthrough on the basics of Milky Way photography. It is best for beginners, but even intermediate and expert photographers might find something new! Plus, I always find it never hurts to refresh yourself on the basics. Before we get to the good...

Photographing Coffee and Cacao in Peru

I was assigned by Fair Trade to go to northern Peru and photograph cacao and coffee production for the Australian and New Zealand markets. The idea was to show a little of the story of both products and the people behind them before they make it to your cup....

Serious Compact Camera Of The Year 2018

Every year we look through all the cameras, lenses, smartphones, and accessories that we've reviewed to pick the best available. Our choice, this year, for the best serious compact camera, is the Panasonic Lumix LX100 II. Best Serious Compact - Panasonic Lumix LX100...

6 Indoor Photography Shoot Ideas

Short days and cold nights don't make it very appealing to head outside in search of interesting photographic subjects so here are five photographic ideas for you to try without leaving your home. Indoor photography This is one for ebay fans but it's also a great...