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5 Easy Techniques for How to Take Panoramic Photos

Panorama Tips: How To Get It Right In 5 Steps<p>October 19, 2016<p>Creating really great panoramas requires a combination of solid field techniques and …

LOOK: Pilot snaps photo of lightning bolt over Andes

The phrase “at the right place, at the right time” is normally thrown around lightly these days, but Santiago Borja was indeed in one when he took …

Nature Photography

Women in Photography: 34 Voices From Around the World

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Women's Health

In pictures: Sacred geometries

<b>A small group of photographers have turned their lenses on the urban landscape, seeking to capture the beauty of the architecture around us.</b><p>The images explore the idea of sacred geometries, the perfect mix of proportion and mathematical ratios that are pleasing to the eye and a reflection of those …

Photography

Photographer’s Stolen Cameras Blown Up by Bomb Squad

There was a bizarre story over in Canada recently that ended with a photojournalist watching his stolen Nikon camera equipment getting blown up by a …

Photographer Captured His Own Epic Engagement Under the Aurora

Photographer Dale Sharpe is a determined guy. It took two rings and two trips to the arctic circle, but he finally got engaged to the <i>one</i> person he …

Photography

The Death of Digital Photography as We Know It

As camera makers struggle to innovate, consumers are finding little need to upgrade. The market is slowing to the point of inertia—manufacturers need …

Why Our Attachment to the Past is Hindering the Future of Photography

There’s a very succinct analogy by Marshall McLuhan, summing up our society’s focus on the past:<p>“We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. …

A pilot's view of the world

<b>Dutch pilot Christiaan van Heijst's photographs capture the views he sees from his cockpit.</b><p>From the patterns made by the Marho Kotri River Delta in Pakistan, to the amazing colours of the Aurora Borealis over Alaska, his images show a point of view not usually captured.<p>Although van Heijst does not …

Magic moments marking 170 years of British photography

<b>Covering the dawn of photography in the 19th Century and moving into the 20th Century, a new exhibition called Britain in Focus charts how photographers have documented and interpreted the UK.</b><p>The images span the genres of documentary, landscape and art and were taken by a mixture of professional …

Historical Photography

81 Captivating Travel Photographs From Around the World

Check out the top contributions to the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year contest.<p>While we await the announcement of the winners to the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year on August 1, take a look back at some our favorite entries from the last year's competition.<p>Winners in …

Photography

Nature’s Fury Revealed in These Spellbinding Time-Lapses

A photographer relentlessly pursues the perfect storm.<p>Come spring, the air over Tornado Alley begins to crackle and neon lightning whips across the denim sky: Nature’s brazen declaration that storm season has arrived in the southern plains of the United States.<p>For many, the telltale signs—dark, …

Weather

My Camera Died at the Beginning of a Shoot, So I Used My iPhone Instead

Imagine you turn up to a portrait shoot and meet your model. You’ve scoped out the location, organized outfits and the weather is perfect. Only thing …

Shutter Speed

Stop Taking Photos

Nestled within the Seto Inland Sea in Japan sits the island of Naoshima, population 3,583. The island would be otherwise unknown to outsiders except …

Unlocking the potential of technology

Ethnographer and photographer Laura de Reynal has been documenting the work of organisations, such as Mozilla and One Laptop per Child who are helping communities to get online for the first time.

Social Media

Witness red hot lava lighting up the ocean in Hawaii

As tourists travel to see the incredible Kamokuna lava flow in Hawaii, one photographer has captured amazing photographs as the red-hot lava hits the surf.<p>The lava spout in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park has drawn many visitors hoping to see the sight, and a new viewing area has been created after …

National Parks

Legendary photographic agency Magnum turns 70

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/flv_avc1_high/modav/bUnknown-c0ad1446-937b-4052-89a5-27e78d5dcf0f_p051rn07_1493741856188.mp4?__gda__=1522312784_147a8219647aa81dcb209b992c352a09<p>Run by photographers for photographers, Magnum has produced some of the iconic images of the 20th and 21st Centuries, …

Souvid Datta Admits to Doctoring and Appropriating Photos

Yesterday, we revealed that award-winning photographer Souvid Datta had published a photo back in 2014 in which a woman had been copied-and-pasted …

Travel Photographer of the Year: From volcanoes to flamenco

Photography

Hiroji Kubota's lens is a witness to history

Photographer Hiroji Kubota believes that “everyone has a great drama to tell.” With the release of his retrospective photo book, simply titled …

Camera Press at 70: A lifetime in pictures

The Camera Press picture agency was founded in London in 1947 by Tom Blau, a Jewish Hungarian photographer and reporter born in Berlin and exiled from Nazi Germany in 1935. Today it is still known as the home of outstanding portrait photographers and remains a family business.<p>Winston Churchill, 1941<p>…

Photography

Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

<i>“We’re all going to die, all of us. What a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by</i> …

Colombia nurse survives fall after landing on doctor who dies

<b>A student nurse in Colombia has survived a fall from the sixth floor of a hospital in the city of Cali after landing on top of a doctor.</b><p>The doctor, Isabel Muñoz, who was studying at University Hospital del Valle, died from her injuries.<p>The nurse, Maria Isabel Gonzalez, suffered multiple fractures …

Latin America

Donald Trump's tweets are accelerating his own political death spiral

President Donald Trump's inability to extend a better-than-usual public moment has been the telltale sign of his campaign and presidency. All those "pivots" and glimpses of "normalcy" have been swiftly followed by a reversion to his lifelong behavior — undisciplined antagonism, self-pitying and …

Donald Trump

For Trump voters, everything is still awesome. This may be why.

The mystery of Trump’s surprisingly buoyant approval rating.<p>With few major victories and a long list of disappointments, it’s been a downhill presidency for Donald Trump so far. Even with Congress in his pocket, Trump has struggled to repeal and replace Obamacare, letting voters down on one of his …

Donald Trump

Guardian predicts "Street Wars 2035" between cyclists and driverless cars

<b>It's déjà vu all over again as the forces of driverless motordom try to push pedestrians and cyclists off the road.</b><p>We have written many times about …

Carlos Ghosn

Climate Change Is Sabotaging Climate Change Research

Last month marked the commencement of a four-year, $11 million project called the Baysys Study in the Hudson Bay of Canada. The project is being led …

Climate Change

A Tangy Sendup of Literary-World Dalliances

The 1980s, that otherwise deplorable decade, was a fertile era for satire. Spy magazine, which pinned the phrase “short-fingered vulgarian” on Donald J. Trump, was born.<p>In bookstores there was a boomlet in rakishly intelligent literary romans à clef. In 1987 alone there was “The Belle Lettres …

Books

The internet of insecure things

In 2016, attacks against vulnerable IoT devices featured prominently in the daily news headlines. Hundreds of thousands of IoT devices were used to build botnets and wage some of the largest DDoS attacks against organizations ever seen. Well, until a few weeks ago.<p>In other news, connected consumer …

Cyber-attacks

The one big thing Donald Trump gets totally wrong about the media

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump was up and tweeting Friday morning. The subject, as it often is, was how terrible the media is.<p>"The Fake News Media hates when I use what has turned out to be my very powerful Social Media - over 100 million people! I can go around them," Trump tweeted.<p>This isn't the first time …

Donald Trump