Spanish artist Pejac uses the view from his apartment window and simple, acrylic figures to create these miniature works that combine photography and illustration.

Pejac starts by drawing the tiny figures directly onto the window. Afterwards, he photographs the drawing at a precise angle, incorporating whatever happens to be going on outside.

Artist Combines Photography and Illustration in Miniature Pieces

via Cat in Water

Skillshare is an online learning community that lets you hone new skills or brush up on ones you’ve already learned through project-oriented classes.
Recently, Skillshare gathered some of the best minds in the photography industry to offer classes on everything from mobile editing to portraiture. Oh, and it’s free!
Hone Your Photography Skills With These Free Online Programs
Thanks Laurel! 

Skillshare is an online learning community that lets you hone new skills or brush up on ones you’ve already learned through project-oriented classes.

Recently, Skillshare gathered some of the best minds in the photography industry to offer classes on everything from mobile editing to portraiture. Oh, and it’s free!

Hone Your Photography Skills With These Free Online Programs

Thanks Laurel! 

You’re not the only one seeing stars!

The trusty folks at Lensbaby are bringing the sparkle back with their awesome bendable Spark Lens + 9 special edition magnetic aperture plates. You’ll have all the sweet spots and sparkle you can handle!

Grab the Spark

Beginning in 2006, Lucas Foglia set out to photograph tight-knit communities in the American West, but he soon found himself in the midst of a mining boom that was transforming the landscape.

For seven years, Foglia documented the transformations happening in America’s most rural and least populated region. Frontcountry is photojournalism at its very best.

Photographing the American West in the Midst of a Mining Boom

via Feature Shoot

Wearables are all the rage at the moment, so why not wear a drone? That’s the idea behind Nixie, a project by Christoph Kohstall, Jelena Jovanovic, and Michael Niedermayr.

The Nixie is a notably small camera drone that can be worn as a wristband when not in use, and it’s currently a finalist in Intel’s Make it Wearable Challenge.

Meet the Nixie, a Drone That Can Be Worn as a Wristband

via Laughing Squid

With over 7 million people packed into 400 square miles, the city of Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities in the world, and the architecture reflects it.

Australian photographer Peter Stewart traveled to Hong Kong and captured these symmetrical images of the city’s numerous high rises.

Symmetrical Photographs of Hong Kong’s Towering High Rises

via Huffington Post

You may not know what a dandy is, but you’ve undoubtedly seen them. They’re those elegant men whose idea of casual is a tailored seersucker suit.

Photographer Rose Callahan has been photographing the diverse population of modern-day dandies for years now, and she recently compiled the suave portraits into a fantastic book.

Portraits of Well-Dressed Modern Day Dandies

via Slate

It’s almost October, might as well start on the photo-themed costume early! 

Check out the best photo costumes from years past.

7 Photo inspired Halloween Costumes

Amateur photographer Bill Gracey turned his lifelong love of shell collecting into an absolutely gorgeous photo series.

Using artificial lighting and backdrops, Bill shows off the intricate patterns and shapes of the exotic seashells he’s gathered up and down the Mexican coastline.

Amateur Photographer Captures Stunning Photos of Seashells 

via Notcot

How do you capture incredibly minute details on the surface of a plant? Well all you really need is a scanning electron microscope.

Matsuura Tomoya gathered dying plants in his neighborhood and captured these black and white photos with a powerful S.E.M. Though they seem huge, the plant sections below are only 3mm wide!

Using an Electron Microscope To Photograph Dying Plants

via National Geographic

Back in 1976, Roger Minick started teaching photography workshops at Yosemite National Park, but he soon became more interested in capturing the delightfully tacky tourists flocking to the best views.

Lucky for us, Roger compiled all of his work into the magnificent “Sightseer Series,” which will have you reminiscing about that family trip to the Grand Canyon.

It Doesn’t Get Much Better Than This: Vintage Tourist Photos

via It’s Nice That

Hungarian artist Gyula Sopronyi shows off one of the real wonders of photography in his latest series, that is finding beauty in otherwise mundane settings.

Gyula captured these aerial shots of common river barges’ cargo, but the tightly cropped photographs are anything but average.

Tightly Cropped Aerial Shots of Barges’ Cargo Are Surprisingly Beautiful

via Huffington Post

Street photographer Matt Stuart gives pretty good advice for photographical success.

Download this wallpaper & others for your phone, pod, pad or computer.

Grab This Wallpaper (and tonso others)


 

Street photographer Matt Stuart gives pretty good advice for photographical success.

Download this wallpaper & others for your phone, pod, pad or computer.

Grab This Wallpaper (and tonso others)

 

Cirque du Soleil is mostly known for its vibrant costumes and stunning acrobatics, but recently they decided to incorporate a host of the latest Quadcopters into a futuristic skit.

With the help of Swiss professor Raffaelo D’Andrea, Cirque du Soleil automated the flight patterns of the Quadcopters to create a beautifully choreographed piece of theater.

Cirque du Soleil Uses Drones in a Beautifully Choreographed Skit

via Motherboard

New on YouTube! We just added the first couple lessons to our Drone University series.

Brush-up before you take flight. Or, learn just how easy (and fun) it is to fly a photography drone.

Stay tuned for new lessons every week. :]

Photojojo’s Youtube Channel


 

New on YouTube! We just added the first couple lessons to our Drone University series.

Brush-up before you take flight. Or, learn just how easy (and fun) it is to fly a photography drone.

Stay tuned for new lessons every week. :]

Photojojo’s Youtube Channel