Melanie Garcia

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Izitru: A Service that Helps You Prove You Didn’t ‘Shop that Photo

As digital photographs become easier and easier to create, edit, and share, it’s also becoming easier to doubt the authenticity of photos. There have …

DigitalRev Speed Shooter: How to Capture High-Speed Photos of Fire and Water

About a month ago, the folks at DigitalRev TV launched a new series called “Speed Shooter” in which they show you how to take great high-speed shots …

Paul Reas's best shot: a dad buying army wallpaper for his son

'The little boy became a soldier and went to Iraq. I wonder if it was because of the military wallpaper'<p>Reading on mobile? See the full image here<p>In the late 1980s, I became preoccupied with consumerism and took a series of photographs in supermarkets, DIY stores and garden centres. This one was …

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer in Photos

Do you like being led around? Perhaps not, but you probably won’t mind if you have the attractive behind of a lovely girlfriend to look at. Trust a …

Photography

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

Weddings

Songs About Home: Thanksgiving Playlist

Have tunes, will travel.<p>Thanksgiving is officially less than a week away, i.e. it's almost time to head home for the holidays! (You can totally get through those last few midterms. Just think of the pumpkin pie and warm mom-hugs waiting on the other side!) So after you pack your bags—because we all …

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest …

Landscape Photography

The Brilliant Colors of Autumn Photography in 10 Photos

Autumn holds a unique window of opportunities for photographers – vibrant colors can transform an otherwise mundane scene into a blanket of red, …

Landscape Photography

Collection of Self-Portraits with a Surreal, Conceptual Twist

Photographer Diggie Vitt’s work stretches the limits of reality in crazy ways that range from restrained to outrageously impossible. He experiments …

What Your Childhood American Girl Doll Says About Your Style Now

If you grew up in the '90s, chances are you knew about American Girl dolls. Maybe you were lucky enough to have one yourself, or perhaps you would envy your friends as they spent hours dressing up their dolls and arranging their tiny furniture. One way or another, American Girls were undoubtedly …

Do Yourself a Favor and Listen to This Exclusive Premiere of Lewis Watson Reinventing Your Favorite '90s Song

The "Colorblind" cover might be even better than the original.<p>It's a tale as old as time—or, a tale as old as the existence of YouTube, at least: Kid performs cover of Top 40 hit. Said cover goes viral. Said kid becomes a superstar. It may sound simple, but the one thing this formula demands is …

Selects

Here at the PhotoShelter office, we see a lot of awe-inspiring photography from our members all the time. Don’t think this goes unnoticed! We keep …

pixelstick: Print Photos In Midair Using This Magical Light Painting Tool

Light painting is something that takes a lot of time and patience. Even after many trial and error attempts, nailing the exact look you’re going for …

On The Devil's Promenade, Searching For The Spook Light

In a certain region of the Missouri Ozarks called Devil's Promenade, there are tales of a "spook light." According to local accounts, it's a mysterious orb-like light that appears in the woods — but only on chance nights. And, as many local legends are, this one is shrouded in mystery: Is the spook …

Charming Photos of Two Young Boys Capture Their Boisterous Energy

Hideaki Hamada is just one of many who live in Osaka with his wife and their two young sons Haru and Mina. However as a photographer, his work is …

Kids

Bugs Eye View: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share a photo (or photos) with the theme of ‘bugs eye view’. We’re looking to see lots of shots …

Photography

Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York – in pictures

When Brandon Stanton lost his job as a bond trader he took up photography. His pictures of strangers on the streets of New York became huge hits on Tumblr and Facebook – and now his book, Humans of New York (St Martin's Press), has debuted at No 1 on the New York Times bestseller list<p>Corinne Jones …

Photographer Breathes New Life Into His Old Negatives by Nearly Destroying Them

Purposely distressing and destroying negatives was never a part of photographer Rohn Meijer‘s plans, but when he discovered a box of old negatives in …

21 Inspirational Natural Light Portraits - dPS

Check out this collection of natural light portraits - all taken using the light from the humble window.

Photography

Crazy Remote Camera Deer Footage, Or: When Far Side Comics Come to Life

As a kid, did you ever read a Far Side comic like this one and think, “you know what, it could be true!” Now that you’re an adult you’ve probably let …

Swon Brothers To Take Stage In Free Alma Concert

Two-part harmonies that bridge country music with melodic rock are the musical specialty of the Swon Brothers.<p>Two-part harmonies that bridge country …

Bob Seger

How to Take Amazing Macro Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

Experimental Light Painting Self-Portraits

Self-portraits aren’t exactly ground-breaking — in fact, the word “selfie” was recently added to the dictionary — but Alex DeForest‘s self-portraits …

Watch Our Earth “Breath” Through the Seasons: Stunning Satellite Image Compilation

It’s easy to take earth for granted at times, and we often forget that it is made up of living things. However, the pair of GIF images below are …

Space

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

Photography

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Montréal's Month of Photography

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

I've been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It's often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I …

Landscape Photography