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The 25 most popular travel destinations in the world

Millions of TripAdvisor users weighed in and voted for their top travel destinations around the world.<p>For the first time, travelers ranked Marrakech, Morocco, as the top travel destination in the world. Last year, it ranked at No. 6. And while perennial favorites like Paris and Rome made the list, …

Photographs Capture What Remains of ‘Old Shanghai’

For his series <i>Phantom Shanghai</i>, Canadian photographer Greg Girard points his lens to a city in a moment of significant change. For decades, Shanghai …

How does the iPhone hold up against a serious camera?

A couple of notes on my methodology. One of the main advantages of interchangeable lens cameras is that, well, the lenses are interchangeable, letting you obliterate backgrounds into nothingness with wide apertures, or shoot far-off subjects with telephoto zooms. Another advantage of pro cameras is …

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

Stunning Video of Paris Captured Through the Viewfinder of an Old Pentax 67

If this video doesn’t make you want to go out and buy a Pentax 67, nothing will. Paris is beautiful enough as-is, but there’s something about …

Mary Ellen Mark’s ‘Man and Beast’ Seamlessly Interweaves Stories from Two Countries Over a 40-Year Span

In <i>Man and Beast: Photographs from Mexico and India,</i> Mary Ellen Mark’s photographs succeed in doing exactly what Mark intended, which was to examine …

Camu Packs the Entire Photo Taking, Editing and Sharing Experience Into a Simple iOS App

A new iOS camera app released yesterday is turning heads as a comprehensive yet simple alternative to your iPhone’s default camera application. It’s …

TED Talk: Photographer Documents Everyday Objects Exhumed from Mass Graves in Bosnia

Watches, glasses and combs… these are the kinds of everyday objects that photographer Ziyah Gafić has spent a great deal of time photographing over …

This Simple Trick for Shy Street Photographers Will Help You Snag that Candid Shot

DigitalRevTV recently shared a useful video featuring the more mellow Lok that discussed how to photograph Hong Kong if you’ve only got a few hours …

Photographer Juxtaposes Old Photos of Her Late Mother with Related Objects in Moving Tribute

When photographer Jennifer Loeber lost her mother suddenly this past February, Loeber found herself clinging to even the most mundane and seemingly …