Mads Peter Iversen Revels in the Beauty of Nature Through Landscape Photography

All images and words by Mads Peter Iversen. Used with permission.

Danish photographer Mads Peter Iversen may have eased into photography from commercial videography, but you can say taking his sweet time enabled him to discover the kind of work that resonates with him. In between juggling his time in Aarhus and Silkeborg, he’s jumping from one breathtaking location to the other to create his beautiful fine art landscape snaps. In this submission, he shares with us the beauty and grandeur of nature that motivates him to do artful landscape photography.

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Making Your Landscape Photography Look Like Paintings In Camera

One of the artistic ways that you can go ahead and make your landscape photography stand out from all the rest is to find a way to turn them into paintings; well, not literally but finding a way to get that look is one fantastic one of doing things. You may ask yourself, “Why not just do this in post?” Well, the reason why is because everyone can find a way to do it in post, but not everyone has the specific talent to do things in camera and not everyone really wants that “Photoshopped look.”

So let’s take a deeper delve into this amazingly simple tutorial.

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The Wait for a Peel-Apart Instant Pack Film Revival Continues

 

When Fujifilm slated the FP-3000B Instant Black and White Film for discontinuation, it was the only black and white instant film in 3×4 format in the market. Four years later, we’re on a mad scramble after the last stocks of the FP-100C, which Fuji discontinued in early 2016. Despite the many exciting developments in the instant photography arena, the beloved peel-apart films still remain sorely missed. The task to revive it remains difficult, apparently even for Polaroid Originals, so we are left waiting (impatiently, for some of us) for its return.

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Alexander Berdin-Lazursky Merges Photography and Digital Art in Futuristic Fashion Portraiture

All images by Alexander Berdin-Lazursky. Used with Creative Commons permission.

Creative projects that blur the boundaries between digital art and photography may be pretty common albeit somewhat controversial these days. But once in a while, we come across bodies of work that are simply surprising and amazing, it doesn’t matter how they were made. Today, we bring you one such collection of images by New York-based Alexander Berdin-Lazursky.

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CAMS Camera Plates and Sling Straps Up for a Major Redesign

CAMS Camera Plates and Sling Straps images from Carry And Mount System (CAMS)

If you’re one of the potential buyers of the Carry And Mount System (CAMS) Camera Plates and Sling Straps who have found it incompatible with your camera, you might want to check it out again. A CAMS major redesign currently being funded on Kickstarter, with a focus on accommodating smaller camera bodies.

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Felipe Bedoya Captures the Daily Life of Colombia’s Beach Vendors

All images by Felipe Bedoya. Used with Creative Commons permission.

The goal of most documentary photographs is to tell a story in the most straightforward way, but what happens when it’s given a fine art treatment? Today’s perfect example comes in the form of photographer and illustrator Felipe Bedoya’s photos of beach vendors in the port town of Cartagena in Colombia.

Aptly titled Walkers, the set documents the daily stroll of street vendors along the beach of Cartagena. They peddle their wares to beach-goers who may want some food, drinks, and inflatable toys, creating pretty interesting scenes not only for documentary photography, but also travel  photography to some degree. Based on the description provided for this set, the project is also part of a series whose objective was to study the part of Colombians who are currently involved in informal commerce. These beach “walkers” are part of the 51% of the population working as informal traders, making Felipe’s work an artistic view into a national issue.








Also, from what I understand in the statement, Walkers also risks being a “misappropriation” of one of the country’s top tourist destinations. The peddlers, therefore, star in postcard-worthy scenes whose intention may not be clear (other than supporting images for the previously mentioned research work). However, I think they effectively and beautifully illustrate a slice of life along the city’s beautiful shores.

The peddlers and their wares create a nicely colorful contrast against the paleness of the sand, effectively drawing the eyes and interest of the viewer. I especially love the two other treatments within this set. The “Sequence” photos show transition and movement, while “Toys” is a unique display that combines the photos with sand through the frame to create a 3D effect.





I’m sure you enjoyed Walkers, so definitely give Felipe Bedoya’s Behance portfolio to see his photography and equally beautiful artworks.

Wondering Where Kodak Ektachrome is? Here’s an Update (Sort of)

So many of us are waiting with credit card in hand to get some Kodak Ektachrome

Earlier this year, Kodak announced that Kodak Ektachrome would be coming back to market. Initially they slated it to holiday season 2017; and for the most part they’re not off from that. The marketing and review samples are due to go out next month apparently. Kodak announced earlier this year that full production runs are going to be going out to the masses in Q1 of 2018. So are they still on track?

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