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Daily Archives: August 6, 2011

10 Famous Pictures From Around The World

Propaganda is a form of communication that is aimed at influencing the attitude of a community. In creating propaganda, people will focus on a specific set of facts that will elicit an emotional reaction in a population. If angered, humans will often overlook rational information. In the history of photography, thousands of famous images have been taken. Governments have popularized many of these pictures as a form of propaganda. Photographs give the human brain an opportunity to interpret a specific environment. This article is going to examine ten famous photographs and their remarkable stories.….more

I chose these two to illustrate this article because of the symmetry of the guns, nice juxtaposition

40 Miniature-Like Tilt Shift Photography Pictures

A little while ago I posted about creating tilt and shift images in Photoshop here

If you enjoyed that post you might like these images, the full set can be found here

 

29 Very Cool Photography Articles, Photos and Blogs

A diverse community of photographers exists on the internet and we are happy to share a list of some of the best links to tutorials, blogs and incredible photography found this week online.  Toad Hollow Photography searches a series of sources online to bring you the coolest photography links of the week.

Check out the Toad’s photoblog and gallery of Canadian Landscape Prints.

Almost Midnight by imvern, on Flickr

Light Painting in Houston by Andy Hemingway

These photos were taken at an abandoned parking garage in downtown Houston.…more