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'Rogue One' Director Reveals the Secrets Behind Final Vader Scene

Arguably the best in the franchise.<p><i>Star Wars</i> fans can all agree that one of the best moments from Gareth Edwards’s <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> was when infamous villain Darth Vader takes out a ton of Rebel troopers as they try to escape on the Tantive IV with the Death Star’s blueprints. As one of …

Star Wars

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Photography

Vivian Maier: The Secret Street Photographer Pt. 1

Hailed as one of the greatest street photographers of all time, Vivian Maier’s photographs (and<p>Hailed as one of the greatest street photographers of all time, Vivian Maier‘s photographs (and story) had remained a mystery for decades after she first picked up a camera. While working as a nanny in …

A fish inside a jellyfish: One-in-a-million photo | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An Australian ocean photographer has captured a one-in-a-million example of the cruelty of life in the deep -- a fish peering out into the ocean, helpless, from inside a jellyfish.<p>Tim Samuel, a self-described "ocean obsessed... lover of photography and adventures," captured the image off …

Turtles

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

How to Use the Elements of Composition to Complement Each Other in Your Photographs

Composition is something that every photographer wants to understand. There’s always that need to figure out how to compose an image properly to get …

Landscape Photography

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

Street Photography

Surreal Photos Taken From The ‘Edge’ Of The World

<b>Finnish photographer</b> Mikko Lagerstedt is back with the second part of his ‘Edge’ photo series. Similar to the first part, he captures the hauntingly …

Photography

13 Professional Photographers Who Use Mirrorless Cameras

As bloggers who constantly test and review photography gear, we are the very first to admit that it is surprisingly easy to let gear obsession get in …

20 Reasons to Love Your 50mm Lens

The 50mm lens is a favorite amongst many photographers. However, there are some that don’t warm up to this focal length as much as others. Either …

How Patterns Can Have an Awesome Impact in Your Photography

Patterns are a simple yet powerful way to add unparalleled visual impact to a photograph. You can find patterns in the natural world, you can find …

Perfect Timing: Photog Captures Lightning Striking the Tallest Building on Earth

Michael Shainblum captured this perfectly timed (call it luck if you want, but luck favors the prepared, so we’re going with perfectly timed) shot of …

How to Get Started in Time-lapse Photography

If you have been inspired by some of the incredible timelapse videos we’ve shared here on PictureCorrect and are wondering how in the world they are …

Buyers Guide - Prime Lenses vs Zoom Lenses

A Quick Word On Photography Etiquette

Let me start this off by saying that one of my biggest pet peeves is inconveniencing people, or being inconsiderate to those around me. I’ve always …

How to Photograph Splashing Liquids

Photographing a splash of water can be tricky business. You have to make sure you use just the right amount of light to be able to freeze the water …

Photography Tips

Five Tips to Choose Your Best Images

Whatever your discipline of photography, there’s one skill that is crucial to catapulting your success: culling. That boring, obnoxious task of …

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

How-To's

5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

So, let me guess…your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently …

On Working Within a Fixed Focal Length

“What kind of glass are you using?” or some variant of that almost always follows the camera question when I talk with other photographers. There are …

The Boston Marathon Bombing: A Moving Slideshow by Dana Rouleau

Tragedies happen. We weep. We grieve. And then, life moves on. I suppose it’s good that it stands still for no one or no event. But it’s always good …

DIY: Build Your Very Own Camera Slider in an Hour for Only $30!

Getting your own commercial camera slider can get a bit pricey, but thanks to Derek Mellott and this great <i>Instructables</i> tutorial, you can build your …

Spot the sniper – in pictures

German artist Simon Menner has photographed a camouflaged sniper in each of these images. Can you spot them?<p>• Jonathan Jones on camouflage and the art of disguise

Intimate Portraits of Parisian Women in Various States of Undress (NSFW)

Leah<p>Being a foreigner in Paris and feeling slightly de-rooted, I tried to get closer to the things and people around me by studying and understanding …

The art of camouflage – spot the sniper

If you think you have 20/20 vision, think again. Camouflage works by exploiting the weaknesses of human perception. Most of us rely on our eyesight as our first and best guide to the world around us – Leonardo da Vinci claimed it is worse to lose your sight than any of your other senses because we …

One Journey, Two Cameras: The Sony A7r and the Leica M Monochrom

I’ve not long been back from a trip which took myself and my family back to the UK via a few other places, this wasn’t a photography trip but I’ve …

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

Magnificent Street Photographs in B/W this Season – Editor’s Choice

<b>Street Photography</b> and Black and White go hand in hand. Be it capturing the light, or a soulful portrait with great ambiance, or an incredible moment …