Free Lensing is when you take an SLR, remove the lens, hold it over the mount and tilt it up and down, etc to get a tilt shift effect. The neat thing about using this technique is that if you flip the lens so it’s backwards it turns into a macro lens with a super dreamy look to it. So, if you’ve got a basic 35mm or 50mm you’ve also got a tilt shift and a macro lens.
Again, what I love about photography is that I think I’ll never know everything about it.
Nepal-based photographer Navesh Chitrakar documents almost all the country’s religious festivals. In this interview, Navesh discusses the art of photography and reflects on the state of the nation’s festivals.
Ever wonder what camera gear NASA astronaut Don Pettit uses to shoot his amazing photographs from the International Space Station? Here’s a portrait of Don floating around on with his massive collection of Nikon DSLRs and lenses.