Cindy Sherman Print Sells For $3.9 Million At... →
Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled #96″ from 1981 has become the world’s most valuable photograph after selling for a staggering $3.89 million at a Christie’s auction yesterday (it was estimated to be worth up to $2 million). The winning bidder was Philippe Segalot, a private advisor to some of the world’s wealthiest art collectors. The photo takes the top spot away from “99 Cent II Diptychon” by...
What iPhoneography Apps Are Hot Right Now |... →
We’ve been wondering what photo apps the cool kids are using on their phones these days. Instagram? Hipstamatic? Diptic maybe? So we rounded up 12 of our favorite smarties and asked for their top 3 faves. Who’d we ask? Photographers (of course), web entrepreneurs, illustrators, designers, the guy who invented the #hashtag, and even a Mythbuster! Here’s what we found out. (Via. Photojojo)
Here’s the same lens at a smaller aperture setting (higher f-stop) recorded at an even slower 240fps. (via Camera Technica)
Here’s an interesting look at what the aperture blades on a Canon 18-55mm (the kit lens for many DSLRs) look like. The video above shows the blades moving into position at 120fps. This happens every time you shoot a photograph and in the blink of an eye. (via Camera Technica)
How to Take Great Wedding Photos - NYTimes.com →
7 Tips for Great Wedding Pictures If the Royal Wedding hasn’t yet made you aware of just how mundane wedding photos can be, June is coming soon with fresh opportunities for clichéd group shots (“Smile! Smile, everybody! Smile!”) Denis Reggie, a wedding photographer, takes a different approach, with outstanding results. Over his 30-year career, his unobtrusive style, which he calls “wedding...