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Try multiple shots

Posted By Pete Collins on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in Featured | 5 comments<p>You are out shooting, and something catches your eye… you set up for the …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Shooting a Swan Lake Photo with Wet Plate Collodion Photography

Wet plate collodion photographer Alex Timmermans recently shot a new photo titled “Swan Lake” for his surreal <i>Story Telling</i> project. Here’s a look at …

Swan Lake

Meet Florence Henri, One of Photography's Unsung Influencers

Composition with still life, 1931<br>Courtesy Archives Florence Henri, Gênes Florence Henri / Gal<p>1 of 19<p>"What I want above all," Florence Henri said near …

Avant-garde

Sleepless Nights in Paris' Red Light District

Belinda, 1967<br>Christer Strömholm—Agence VU—Aurora Photos<p>1 of 21<p>In 1959, Swedish-born photographer Christer Strömholm moved to the Parisian …

France

Photographer captures intimate moments among a group of trans women in Peru

When photojournalist Danielle Villasana first met Tamara in the spring of 2013, she had no idea where their friendship would lead.<p>Tamara, a …

5 Ways to Avoid Problems and Conquer Summer Photography

I’m a big fan of summer. In fact, I dislike winter greatly, and my favorite season is spring. But summer is probably number two on my favorite season …

6 Ways to Stay Motivated and Inspired with Your Photography

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of sage advice,</i> …

Winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest 2015 - in pictures

Travel photography,Photography,Mexico,Bangladesh,Oman,Thailand,Uganda,India,Italy,Poland,Romania,Namibia,Travel,Africa,Americas,Asia Pacific,Europe,Middle East and North Africa,South and Central Asia,World news<p>A humpback whale and her newborn calf scooped the first prize in National Geographic’s …

My Portraits Of The 7 Deadly Sins

Concept Photography of 7 Deadly Sins.<p>Lust<p>Envy<p>Sloth<p>Greed<p>Wrath<p>Gluttony<p>Pride

Gay Pride

25 Disney-Inspired Rooms That Celebrate Color and Creativity

Having a kid really changes your perspective on life, and in more ways than one. There will be plenty of times when it will seem all too hectic to …

Amusing Drawings Illustrate an Easily Relatable Deep Love of Sleep

Is your favorite place your bed? Do you hit the snooze button for as long as possible to squeeze in every last minute of slumber? If so, these whimsical doodles will certainly speak to you–the amusing scenes illustrate an eternal love of sleep. They're illustrated by Lingvistov, a collaboration …

Father and Son Take the Same Picture Every Year for Nearly 3 Decades

An anonymous father and son over in China are making headlines in that country and across the Internet after their special photos tradition came to …

11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography

For almost two centuries, the science and art of photography has allowed people to capture the world around them through carefully crafted lenses. …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

IBM Engineer Quits His Job to Travel the World as an Instagram-Famous Photographer

If you had the chance to quit your job and pursue your passion, would you do it? Engineer-turned-photographer Eelco Roos seized the opportunity to follow his dream, and hasn't looked back since. The Dutch creative used to work as an IT specialist at IBM Amsterdam for 10 years, but increasing …

Universal's marketing scheme has Minions taking over the world

Photograph: Illumination Entertainment/AP<p>A scene from Minions, coming to US theaters Thursday.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/8/1436388996158/ba4ac56e-a728-4d4d-9445-abf7854ece38-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Illumination Entertainment/AP<p>A scene from Minions, coming …

This Is the Year’s Best Drone Photography

The winning images of an international competition include a selfie with sharks and sky-high views of famous cities and monuments.<p>Dronestagram, an app devoted to drone photography, has announced the winners of its second annual photo competition.<p>The contest was judged by National Geographic Deputy …

Incredible Photo of a Man On the Edge of the World’s Largest Lava Lake

Some photos just don’t get their due when they first appear on 500px; of course, that’s what ISO is for. For digging up gems so that amazing …

Photography

Overcoming Creative Dry Spells and where to find inspiration

One of the things I used to hate when perusing my path as a photographer is when I reached a point where I was uninspired to shoot, or I’d reach a …

30 Beautiful Landscapes Draped in Fog

Fog, in literature and real life, is a force of mystery and magic. It obscures some things to reveal others; and it can transform an already …

Photography

Essential Travel Photography Tips for Your Next Trip

COOPH just released this short 3-minute video in which adventure photographer Ray Demski shares a number of helpful tips for travel photography. It …

Leica Q Review: The best street photography camera

Digital Cameras

Creating a Surreal Musician Portrait with a Sideways Photo and Photoshop

Photographer Antti Karppinen was recently hired to do a portrait photo shoot with Cardiff-based singer and songwriter Jammy Harris. For one of the …

Photography

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone as a Photographer

As with many other areas in life, you may find yourself susceptible to falling into a routine with your photography – a comfort zone, if you will. It …

Samsung’s ‘Safety Truck’ Features a Camera and Live View Display

Samsung wants to help make roads safer by incorporating some camera technology into semi-trailer trucks. By adding a front camera and a giant rear …

Family Threatened After Photo Shoot on Train Tracks

A family in Wisconsin says that they’ve received threats online after pictures from a recent family photo shoot went viral. The shots show the family …

Batman & Robin

10 Essential Pieces of Gear you Need for Landscape Photography

If you are interested in going out and getting some high quality landscape photographs, here’s a comprehensive list of items you will either want to …

Landscape Photography

Taking in the Streets of NYC Through an iPhone Kaleidoscope

Benjamin Lowy’s <i>Walkscapes</i> mash-up multiple images and leave you reeling in a sea of color and motion. With a few apps and clever editing, the series …

Photo Tip: Try Using a Window for More Dramatic Portraits

Want to add some drama to your next portrait shoot? If you’re shooting indoors, a great way to make this happen is to use a window as a physical …