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10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

14 Useful Podcasts for Photographers

A podcast could be the best way to learn something new. Curious as to why I’m saying that?<p>Because the length of podcasts are usually pretty short …

Shape vs colour: Istanbul's vibrant contemporary architecture - Telegraph

Former teacher Jack Ma is China's richest man | DW | 28.10.2014

Forbes reported Tuesday that the number of Chinese billionaires had been on the increase again over the past 12 months despite a slowdown in the …

China

Apple's Plan To Kill Your Wallet Is Even More Ambitious Than You Realize

A new report from The Information states that Apple is already in talks with companies to use the NFC chip inside the iPhone 6 for things like building security and public transit tickets.<p>The NFC chip inside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is currently what allows Apple Pay to work with NFC-enabled …

Apple Pay

Real Madrid-Barcelona: A derby between teams in transition

BUENOS AIRES -- The latest UEFA Champions League match-day brought goals everywhere, but above all, it was a great appetizer in the lead-up to the …

Soccer

A Sweeping Selfie Shot with a Drone from the Edge of a Cliff

Matt Benedetto calls the video above a dronie, a combination of the words “drone” and “selfie”. It starts with a closeup view of him and gradually …

Astronaut Reid Wiseman Uses a Floating Sphere of Water as ‘The Ultimate Fisheye Lens’ on the ISS

If we asked you to name the ultimate fisheye lens, the comments would probably fill up with many gear suggestions. Some, like this rare Nikon 6mm …

Infographic Reveals the 30 Most Influential Photographers Across the Web

More so than just about any other form of content, the Internet lives and breathes images. So it’s only natural photographers — and photography as a …

Grids

Future PLC

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

A Google Employee Says Google Employees Are Too Confident, And Too Isolated From The Real World

At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very nearly everybody, across the board, surprises or impresses me with how smart they are."<p>However, …

Profit

How IBM is using big data to fix Beijing’s pollution crisis

Of China’s major cities, Beijing’s pollution problem is probably the worst, causing thousands of premature deaths every year. Its residents are fed up. The growing outrage has forced leaders to declare a “war on pollution,” including the goal of slashing Beijing’s PM2.5— the concentration of the …

Global Policy

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Self Taught Photographer Sander Meisner

Photography of Urban and Architectural Structures by Sander Meisner.<p>Sander Meisner is a self taught photographer who lives and works in Amsterdam, …

Architecture

Spectacular Satellite Images of Our Planet's Landscape

The “overview effect” is a phenomenon explained by astronauts as “the feeling associated with viewing the earth in its entirety, as a pale blue dot …

How to survive a winter in Antarctica – in pictures

Photographer and explorer Dr Alexander Kumar spent nine months at Concordia Station, where temperatures drop to -80C and your nearest neighbours are astronauts orbiting the Earth. Follow his journey through the worst winter in the world<p>• White Mars, Living on Planet Concordia is on at the Royal …

Vibrant Reflection Photos of NYC Taken by Looking Down from Skyscraper Windows

Wonderful Machine photographer Donna Dotan has stumbled across what she hopes to be a lifelong personal project. Holding her camera outside the …

Remarkable Black and White Images of the Big Apple Shot on Film

Can you imagine the Big Apple bereft of people? Well you won’t have to thanks to the remarkable images shot by Adam Garelick. Garelick has had a love …

New York City

Breathtaking Landscapes Convey the Dazzling Beauty of Iceland

When nature photographer Erez Marom recently reached out to us to share his Iceland photographs, we were in complete awe of the breathtaking places–including Godafoss, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the whole world–that the artist captures through his adventurous explorations. Each …

Landscape Photography

25 of the best World Cup photos ever – in pictures

Our sports picture editor, Jonny Weeks, has trawled the archives to pick out some of the best World Cup images ever taken. From the iconic shot of Diego Maradona taking on six Belgium players in 1982 – the real story of which can be read here – to the moment John Aldridge went berserk on the …

Reflection Photos to get you Motivated

A puddle in the road, plate glass windows, or a shiny car – what do they all have in common? They provide great opportunities to get reflection …

Farbraum, a Photographic Project by Nick Frank

Farbraum – Urban everyday objects moved into a new light by extracting colors.<p>“Farbraum” is a photographic project on urban architecture and …

Visually Striking Minimalist Photos Represent an Abstract World

This visually striking series, by Budapest-based photographer Adrienn Balask, relies on reflections, symmetry, and natural light to produce elegant and abstract formations. The artist draws upon real life scenes–birds flying across a grassy field, lamp posts lined up in a row, a single boat …

Art

8 hours of airliners departing from Los Angeles in one single photo

Los Angeles architectural photographer Mike Kelley posted this awesome image of almost all the departures and some of the arrivals at LAX during a …

Geography in the News: The Growth of Megacities

Changing Planet<p>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, <i>Geography in the NewsTM</i><p>Geography in the NewsTM<br>–>Geography in the NewsTM<br>–><b>Megacities’ Expansive Growth</b><p>For the first time in human history, more of the world’s 6.8 billion people live in cities than in rural areas. That is an incredible …