Underneath Manhattan’s West Side Highway, at 135th and 12th Avenue, photographer Dave Bledsoe of Free Verse Photography discovered something pretty cool: at least 100 old disconnected payphones stacked unceremoniously and rusting away.It seems that the payphone is becoming a thing of the past.While some are replaced by higher-tech versions, the majority are just disappearing off of city streets — yet another of the smartphone’s conquests.
It's summertime and everyone is on the move all across the globe.
One thing we want to hang on to is our vacation photos.
They're what we share with all our friends on social media and the one thing we hold on to for the rest of our lives.
Plotagraph Pro is an incredible new photography tool that can take any still image and animate it into a beautiful looping GIF or video file.
No need to shoot a video or capture multiple frames, a single JPEG is all this Web-app needs. Highsmith is reportedly suing Getty Images for $1 billion, claiming that the stock photo company committed copyright infringement through the "gross misuse" of 18,755 of her photographs documenting America.
If you shoot portraits and you're not sure if you should upgrade from the APS-C system you're using to that full-frame body you're coveting, read this first.Photographer Manny Ortiz gives you a side-by-side comparison between the APS-C Sony a6000 and the full frame Sony a7 II for portrait photography so you can see the difference for yourself.Bledsoe, of course, knows a photo opportunity when he sees one, and he jumped on this one right away.Initially, he thought to take the photos with his i Phone, but as he puts it “[his] irony levels are dangerously low these days.” Here are a few more of the pictures he captured of the payphone graveyard: To see more of Bledsoe’s work or check out all of the payphone pics he’s taken, head over to his “This Technology Has Been Disconnected” Flickr set or visit the Free Verse Photography website.(via Gothamist) It's commonly said that a camera adds 10 pounds, making you look heavier than you actually are.Here's a striking animated GIF that shows how much the focal length of a lens affects your apparent weight in a portrait.