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3 Common Beginner Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Photography beginners listen up, because we’re about to drop some knowledge. This quick video by Mango Street Lab covers three of the most common …

These Wide-Angle Photos Capture an ‘Earth-Eye’ View of the World

German photographer Christian Schmidt was commissioned last year to shoot a series of photos of the world, from the perspective of Earth itself.<p>The …

Fight the power: documentaries to unleash the activist in you

Children in poverty, rape in the military, mass murderers at large … Oscar-nominated director Lucy Walker picks 10 powerful documentaries to galvanise you into action<p>The documentaries praised on these pages are all ones that fired me up, galvanised me into action, which are also magnificent works …

Joel Sartore: The man who takes studio photos of endangered species

<b>American wildlife photographer Joel Sartore is fighting to save endangered species by making us fall in love with them.</b><p>Joel Sartore had been a National Geographic wildlife photographer for 15 years when his wife, Kathy, was diagnosed with breast cancer. With three young children at home, he took a …

Wildlife

What Triggered The Cambrian Explosion? Fossil Fuel Formation, New Study Says

Roughly 545 million years ago, Earth witnessed a massive burst in diversity of life in an event now known as the Cambrian explosion. It was during …

How to travel the world with no money – by people who have done it

Three adventurers share their advice on cash-free journeys around the globe, and reveal the highs and lows of the challenge<p><b>What was the high point of your trip?</b><br>When my sister joined me for a short while in Argentina. We’d been there for two days and a man stopped on the side of the road and began …

The Purposeful Photographer

<i>Andy Biggs' magnificent work from Africa, like all of his photography, is driven by his five core adjectives. He finds the approach to be liberating,</i> …

Nature Photography

27 Powerful Photo Stories That Captured Our Attention This Year

In 2016, photographers and curators used images to tell more than a few worthy stories.<p>Another year over, a new one about to begin. What better time to remember the visual stories from 2016 that reminded us humanity is a beautiful, complicated mess?<p>From a ballet program in Kenya to the real-life …

How Does My Camera Work?

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a person that doesn’t own some sort of camera. But considering the high number of camera owners globally, …

The Independent Film Community Picks the Best Films of 2016

We asked our friends and colleagues in the indie world to share their favorites.<p>Every year, IndieWire looks beyond the countless top 10 lists written …

Take 3 Minutes & Learn (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About the Art of Time-Lapse (VIDEO)

Time-lapse photography and time-lapse videos are still immensely popular and interest in them shows no signs of slowing down (so to speak). In fact, …

Six data visualizations that explain the plastic problem | Global Ideas | DW | 30.12.2016

Tiny particles, bags, bottles: When plastic lands in the ocean, it harms wildlife and the environment. But how much plastic does end up there, and …

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions this year. Redesign your life instead, Stanford professor says.

By Neda Semnani<p>Throughout our lives, there will be moments when we’ll find ourselves stuck or worried that we’ve fallen short of our potential and greatest ambitions. We might find ourselves fantasizing over a different career or another partner, wondering if it is too late to change.<p>In their new …

Prototypes

2016’s super warm Arctic winter ‘extremely unlikely’ without climate change, scientists say

The Arctic continues to amaze. Hit by a second bout of extremely warm winter temperatures in recent days, the seasonal growth of floating sea ice has flattened out, just as it did when hit by similarly dramatic heat in November.<p>The area of the Arctic Ocean covered by sea ice is currently far …

Our best portraits of 2016 – in pictures

Photography,Art and design,Culture,Celebrity,Music,Film,Books,UK news,World news,Sport,Food & drink,Comedy,Puppetry,Stage,Life and style<p>From pop stars to puppeteers, sportspeople to Syrian refugees, a selection of the best portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year

Landscape Photography With a Long Lens

Who says your landscape photos have to be taken with a wide-angle lens?Ok, so a lot of tutorials recommend wide-angle lenses, simply because the …

Landscape Photography

25 Photography New Year’s Resolutions

As each year comes to an end, there is the hope for a new year.What will you do different in your photography next year? What will you start doing, …

Street Photography

Best of 2016 in pictures: Nature and Wildlife

<i>Best of 2016:</i> There’s no doubt that 2016 was a strange year – the headlines came in fast and furious delivering surprises and shocks in spades. The …

A travel photographer reveals a simple trick for taking unforgettable vacation pictures

Karolina Valeikaite studied photography at Middlesex University in London. She thought she might go into fashion, but she decided to quit her media job and travel the world with her boyfriend, instead.<p>Scroll through her Instagram account and you'll find a breathtaking collection of purple sunsets, …

Photography

The funniest and most unusual animal photos of 2016

A selection of images captured by photographers over the past 12 months, including a Donald Trump lookalike pheasant, kissing parakeets, and a lost sloth

Donald Trump

How to Say "Merry Christmas" in 26 Languages - Live and Let's Fly

One thing that is important to me when traveling is being able to speak a few words in the local language. Even if it is just “hello”, “thank you”, …

Perfect Examples of Framing in Photography

Ansel Adams - Wawona Tunnel View<p>Photographer Ansel Adams is known for his black and white landscape photos of the American West. In his <i>Wawona Tunnel</i> …

She set off to visit all 59 national parks, from Maine to Pago Pago

It takes at least 11 hours of flying for an American tourist to reach the National Park of American Samoa, which is enough to scare away most travelers.<p>But not Andrea Kalash, a 36-year-old nurse who showed up last year in Pago Pago, eager to hike and determined to complete a much larger mission: to …

National Parks

Best photographs of the day: Boxing Day sales and swims

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including religious services, shopping and mass swims

Should we buy camera gear with our heart or our brain? Here’s what I think… by Steve Huff

Should we buy camera gear with our heart or our brain? Here’s what I think…and some ramblings… by Steve Huff Ahhhh, here I am sitting at my desk this …

Photographer Spots an Uncontacted Tribe in the Amazon

Brazilian photographer Ricardo Stuckert recently had a helicopter flight diverted due to a storm, but the change in plans led to a set of remarkable …

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2016

At the start of 2016, Barbara Ehrenreich published an essay in <i>The New York Times</i> that took aim at the science of gratitude, criticizing it for …

Psychology

A response to your questions about taking pictures in developing countries

Last week while I was traveling with my group into Bangladesh I received a link to an article from my friend Thierry. The article was written by …

Developing Countries

Cheetahs at Risk of Extinction as African Habitat Shrinks, New Study Finds

JOHANNESBURG — Amid population declines for many wildlife species in Africa, conservationists are sounding alarm bells for the cheetah, the fastest animal on land.<p>An estimated 7,100 cheetahs remain in the wild across Africa and in a small area of Iran, and human encroachment has pushed the …