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The Weird Cynicism of Using Children to Back Up Your Political Opinions

Why are you questioning this cute kid whose opinions agree with mine? Why are you such a dick?<p>My beautiful five-year-old son Terrence, who is the most incredible and wonderful thing in my life, whom I love unreservedly, and who doesn't exist, asked me a question today. He turned his big dark eyes …

6 Tips to Keep Your DSLR Safe While Traveling

Photographers—both amateurs and professionals—have one thing in common: they would never think of leaving their photography equipment at home when …

Cameras

Martin Arista by Glass Optical on Exposure

website<p>https://posts.glassoptical.co/martin-arista<p>Exposure<p>Want to write a few sentences here and introduce you to we’re doing on our journal. So many …

Writing

These Are The World's Most Friendly (And Unfriendly) Cities

If you've ever got lost on the winding streets of Venice or struggled with your suitcase on the Paris metro, you'll know that when traveling abroad, …

10 Things Aperture Users Need to Know About Lightroom

This is a guest post by Matt Kloskowski be sure to catch him at this year’s Photoshop World.<p>Theres been speculation for a while now, but its …

6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew

Your sad, old camera will start to treat you better if you learn to take care of it.Every time I go to my nephews’ soccer games and see all the …

9 Things Photographers Need to Know About Memory Cards

Put your mouse over this picture and then click PIN IT to share this photo on your Pinterest!<p>Photographers are gearheads. We love to know what the …

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The True Henri Cartier-Bresson

Over the years, the famed photographer's work has been the subject of many shows. But a new retrospective in Paris takes a more complete look at the …

40 Things To Say Before You Die

Before you’re sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They’re not complicated. They’re not poetry.<p>They’re just short sentences with big meaning.<p>I hope they get you talking.<p><b>40</b> <b><br>“I wonder.”</b><p>Give yourself time to think so the time you spend doing things will be better …

Anders Petersen's best photograph: the denizens of Cafe Lehmitz

It was one in the morning and I was waiting for my friend Gertrude at Cafe Lehmitz in Hamburg. The place was chock full of people and there was great music playing on the jukebox. It was 1967. A man came up to me and asked about my camera, which was on the table. It was a Nikon F and I said it was …

11 Prized Tips For Wedding Day Photography

When diving headfirst into shooting a wedding, being prepared beforehand is extremely important. You wouldn’t fly a plane without doing proper …

Weddings

2014 Wedding Photography Forecast

As yet another year in business draws to a close, I’d love to open a discussion for all the wedding photographers out there. Part-time, full-time, or …

Image Quality ~ A back to basics guide – Part 2 of 2

<b>Read part 1 of this 2 part feature article here.</b><p><b>Intro:</b> As stated in the first part, Im in no way a self proclaimed expert in these matters and I do …

Almost Half of All Newspaper Photographer Jobs Have Disappeared, Census Finds

If you’ve been paying attention to the professional photography industry, you no doubt understand that times are tough and likely to continue getting …

Product Update: Our Newly Improved Cart & Crop Tool For Selling Prints

This week we’re happy to announce new usability improvements to the PhotoShelter shopping cart and image crop tool, implemented to ensure your buyers …

Kodak Alaris and Lomography Partner Up, Vow to Keep Film Photography Alive

Analog photography buffs can rest a little easier: Photographic film is now supported by the combined economic majesty of Lomography and the …

Interesting Images Mirrored from Ubiquitous Street Puddles

Photographer Manuel Plantin, who also goes by the name Yodamanu, is on to something. Apparently, the French lensman has stumbled onto a trick that …

Art

Elliott Erwitt's wonderful world of Scotland - in pictures

One of the most influential photographers in the world has turned his lens on Scotland – its highlands, islands and lowlands. From shepherds to shooters to pipers queuing for chips, his images are a snapshot of a land caught between past and present

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Landscape Photography

10 photo highlights today

Each day the picture editor of the Guardian brings you a selection of top photographs from around the world<p>• For more from the Guardian picture desk today see our live blog

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

Guardian Camera Club: Eamonn McGinty's portfolio

A review of Eamonn McGinty's portfolio

New Webinar: The Wedding Photographer’s Pre-Event Checklist

As a wedding photographer, you’re likely fun, bubbly and creative – but are you also exceedingly organized? Do you start preparing for a wedding …

Proven Beginner Tips for Wedding Photography

So, you’ve bought your first DSLR camera. You’ve familiarized yourself with it and are just starting to get comfortable with taking quality shots, …

How to Raise Boys Who Read

Hint: Not with gross-out books and video-game bribes.<p>When I was a young boy, America's elite schools and universities were almost entirely reserved for males. That seems incredible now, in an era when headlines suggest that boys are largely unfit for the classroom. In particular, they can't …

Education

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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