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Baby Photographer Anne Geddes Shares About Her Life and Work

When it comes to baby photography, there’s one name that sticks out above all of the rest: Anne Geddes. An Australian native currently living and …

Let's Pack Our Bags: Packing and Travel Tips by Light Stalking Photographers

Photographers are always fired up for the next distance and day trip which means packing the right cameras, lenses and gear. Sometimes day trips can …

25 Fictional Places You Can Actually Visit In Real Life

Longing to escape into your favorite films or books? Now you <i>actually</i> can! From Middle Earth to Jurassic Park—we rounded up the real-life locations …

How To: Create Dramatic Light Painting Photos

The popular technique called painting with light treats your camera’s film or sensor as a blank, black canvas on which you “paint” in your subject by …

9 Amazing Body Painting Photographs by Trina Merry

Trina Merry is a bodypainting artist based in San Francisco. There’s a good chance you’ve seen her work before, as a number of her projects have …

How to do Great Photography Even When Your Surroundings are Boring

I have always been fascinated with great photography taken in areas that people might commonly refer to as ‘boring.’ I use the word boring because …

Digital Photography

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

Five Tips For Great Sunset Photos

Sunsets and sunrises are inspirational subjects for any photographer. In fact, a good sunset photo is often the reason people become interested in …

Beautiful Poster Shows How We Got to the Cameras We Use Today

If you’ve ever wanted a visual history of photographic cameras, this poster by Retrofuturismo-Kitsch, should suit your needs. Taking a look as far …

Juxtaposer: The Best Layering App Ever

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Want to be a game piece in Candyland? Want to ride a roller coaster down the Rocky Mountains?<p>Now you can do it all! …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Abstract Photography

Earlier I shared some inspiring abstract photos to help get you motivated and give you some ideas for this week’s photography challenge: Abstract …

Sport picture of the day: "I thought you'd packed the spare!"

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20 Years Since Nelson Mandela Became President Of South Africa

<b>20 Years Since Nelson Mandela Became President Of South Africa</b><p>Today marks the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela beginning his presidency of South Africa after the country’s first multi-racial election.<p><i>President Nelson Mandela cheers during his tour of Johannebsurg and Cape Town, April - May 1995. Photo by Keith Bernstein</i><p><i>A supporter at ANC rally in South Africa peers from behind a sign bearing the image of their President, Nelson Mandela, April 1994. Photo by Tom Stoddart</i>

Movie and TV Stills Creatively Inserted Into Real Life Using an iPhone

French photographer Francois Dourlen gets creative using nothing more than his surroundings and an iPhone, but he’s not an iPhoneographer. No, his …

Humor: DigitalRev Shows You How to Look Like a Professional Photographer

Forget classes and skill and gear and taking good photos, what you <i>really</i> want is to LOOK like a professional photographer, right? Good, because Kai …

Girl from Viral #BringBackOurGirls Photo is Not a Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirl

Photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale has been to Guinea-Bissau three times — in 1993, 2000 and 2011 — for the Alexia Foundation, bringing back …

Does newer, more expensive necessarily mean better? What makes a "good" lens mechnically and optically? More of an intro piece than advanced discussion.

<i>Last updated on June 27, 2012</i><p>Introduction<p>In this article, we'll take a look at what makes a "good" lens and the various aspects one must look at when …

Nokia PureView Camera Expert and Lumia Photography Lead Leaves Nokia for Apple

This week’s Apple news has been dominated by the rumored Beats acquisition, but it’s in the area of photography where the company made some real …

Masques by Marie Rime – in pictures

Gluing together familiar games apparatus – chess pieces, playing cards, pick-up sticks – 24-year-old Swiss photography student Marie Rime creates visually striking masks, adding authority and intrigue to these otherwise commonplace components. Her Masques series started as an art school project on …

Canon Canada Has Kids Take Each Other’s Portraits for Sweet Mother’s Day Surprise

Mother’s Day is tomorrow, and so we leave you tonight with a touching reminder from Canon Canada to do something sweet for the mothers in your …

The Best Street Photographer Portfolios for Inspiration – Part3

Yet another grand list of Street Photographers. But let me tell you how this list will spur your thirst for street photography, there is so much to …

Street Photography

Leica T vs. Hasselblad Lunar

Before we start, let's get this out of the way. If you want the absolute best quality camera in terms of features, performance and image quality, …

How to Capture an Authentic Smile: Quick Tips from Photographer Tamara Lackey

When it comes to portraits, one of the most important factors is capturing an authentic expression — a real smile. Unfortunately, a genuine smile can …

Tutorial Shows You How to Convert Manual Still Lenses Into Cine Glass

When it comes to the type of glass used in still photography, versus the glass used in motion picture, there’s quite a dramatic difference in design, …

Back to Basics: A Refresher on the Dodge, Burn and Sharpen Tools in Photoshop

Photoshop is a program of many talents; however, there are three tools that you probably haven’t used much for some time now. As some of the first …

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Billowing Ruffles of Colorful Paper Sculptures Float Overhead

Delicate organic sculptures dance overhead in these captivating works by Netherland-based artist Peter Gentenaar. In many of his installations, the artist suspends his magnificent, large-scale paper pieces from the ceiling to create a surreal environment filled with abstract bursts of colorful …

Stunning Macro Photos of Water Drops by Shawn Knol

When he's not watching the kids or tripping over his cat, stay-at-home dad and photographer Shawn Knol (Photoelasticity on Reddit) takes absolutely stunning, close-up photos of water drops. His macro images are vibrant, sharp, and striking, showing every last detail of the water's luminous surface …