This is How a Camera Adds 10 Pounds

It’s commonly said that a camera adds 10 pounds, making you look heavier than you actually are. Here’s a striking animated GIF that shows how much the focal length of a lens affects your apparent weight in a portrait. Photo: Dan Vojtech (via PetaPixel)

This is How a Camera Adds 10 Pounds

“It’s amazing how focal length affect shape of the face,” writes photographer Dan Vojtech, who shot this series of portraits 9 portraits at 20mm, 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm, 105mm, 150mm, and 200mm.

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Hell Hath No Fury Like a Dirty Thunderstorm

Check out this incredible photo of a dirty thunderstorm after a volcano eruption in Japan. Photo: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Dirty Thunderstorm

Mount Sakurajima erupted in Japan, sending a plume of smoke rising more than 16,000 feet into the air. This stunning photo captures the dirty thunderstorm that followed the eruption. Photo: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images

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Gorgeous Garnet

In another name: burgundy, maroon, scarlet or crimson but always stunningly beautiful. Photo: Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Gorgeous Garnet

See more gorgeous garnet photos from the Getty Images Creative picture desk. This photo: Salt lake and algae ponds in Australia by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

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Why I Ditch Extra Gear and Travel Light as a…

Not only is traveling light as a photographer easier and cheaper, but it also helps to avoid checking baggage. Click to see examples of photos taken without extra gear. (via PetaPixel) Instagram: @nickfancher

Why I Ditch Extra Gear and Travel Light as a…

Ditching extraneous gear pays dividends when you’re traveling — and not only the ones you might expect. Photo: Nick Fancher

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