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Red Color in Street Photography – 35 Stunning Photographs

<b>Red Color</b> is always special in street photography. Red was the first color, after black and white, to have a name, and was the first color known to …

How to Build the Confidence to Photograph People

Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some, these are …

Dennis Hopper: the inside man

Cast out of Hollywood, Dennis Hopper picked up his camera as the LA art scene exploded. The resulting photographs have recently come to light and deserve acclaim in their own right<p>Lost books by great writers occasionally turn up but, in a literary context, "lost" usually means "not worth publishing …

DHL Went to Hilarious Lengths to Ship This Tiny Nikon Battery Charger Safely

When we order camera gear, it’s expected that it will be packed and handled with care… but this is just absurd.<p>Uploaded to YouTube by user Ottar …

10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months

Despite the early sunrises, late sunsets and harsh daytime sunlight of summer it’s still one of our favorite times for photography. Being outside …

The 20 photographs of the week: the World Cup from the streets of Brazil

In this week's gallery of the best photojournalism from the week, we focus on the protests, celebrations, and daily life on the streets of Brazil during the World Cup

ACLU Sues US Gov Over Program that Can Mark You as ‘Suspicious’ for Taking Photos in Public

The American Civil Liberties Union is helping four individuals take the United States Government to court over something called the Suspicious …

The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …

Les Rencontres d'Arles 2014 review – a fascination with the traditional

The 45th Rencontres d'Arles is a pivotal one: the swan song of its director, François Hébel, who took charge of the ailing festival in 2001 and transformed it into the most popular and important annual photography event in Europe. Hébel has defiantly subtitled his final Rencontres "Parade", though …

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10 Ugly Realities of Being a Photography Addict

Photography is the most wonderful hobby imaginable with so much scope for creativity and problem solving, not to mention travel and gear lust. But it …

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Review

At first glance, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 looks a lot like Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 large sensor, long zoom camera, but there's a precedent …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

Julia Margaret Cameron: A Contemporary Photographer Stuck in the 19th Century

In 1863, at the age of forty-eight, Julia Margaret Cameron received her first camera. A mother of six children, the gift quickly spawned a hobby that …

Women on the frontline: female photojournalists' visions of conflict

For female photojournalists the past six weeks have been a particularly brutal reminder of the dangers they face. Two photographers have recently been killed while making a record of the suffering on humanity's most extreme edges, documenting the otherwise hidden effects of war on people left to …

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Interview: Alex Prager's Nod to the Golden Era of Film

<i>You’ve had an unusual beginning in photography; one could even say you stumbled into it. How did you discover photography for yourself?</i><br>I certainly …

Continuing from yesterday's Leitz Park Opening Festival, Leica's been busy today as well... Something we've been hearing about for a while - has come to fruition! Many announcements, including the Leica M Edition 100 set as well as a silver M Monochrom option, a "new" Leica M-A analog film camera, a new lens (the Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH), the new Valbray EL1 Chrono watch and more! Read more below for all the details!

Continuing from yesterday's Leitz Park Opening Festival, Leica's been busy today as well... Something we've been hearing about for a while - has come …

Sometimes, you get lucky: Light, subject, and location all come together at just the right moment when you're ready to release the shutter. Last night, just before dinner in Èze-sur-Mer, I shot this for the lovely Zina (@zinafashionvibe), and I genuinely haven't been able to stop looking at it since. @martini_official #martinimonaco

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Verbal Agreement Between Photographer & Model Leads to $500K ‘Porn’ Lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed this Monday, Ohio-based model Nicole Forni is seeking half a million dollars in damages from Columbus photographer Joshua Resnick …