Amanda T

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Photographer Documents the Changes in Ice from Her Own Freezer

Australian photographer Heidi Romano transforms the mundane into the visually extraordinary in a series entitled <i>Frozen Water</i>. Romano made her frozen …

Selfies of 2013 – the best, worst and most revealing

This was the year that the selfie reached saturation point. Celebrities took them. Politicians took them, often – as with Obama this week – during the memorial services for other politicians. You're probably only half concentrating on this now, because you're too busy pouting into an iPhone in a …

Top 10 Photos of the Year 2013

We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been …

Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

‘Mr. Men And Little Miss Game Of Thrones’ Characters Will Kill You With Cuteness

The Mr. Men and Little Miss books were omnipresent in my elementary school library, but I never actually read any of them. That’s probably because, as far as I remember, none of the books were about medieval betrayal and dragons and HODOR. If they were, as they are on the Mr. and Little Miss Game …

The 23 Absolute Worst Parts Of Your Childhood

They still hurt.

Much Loved

Dublin, Ireland-based photographer Mark Nixon got the idea for his new book, <i>Much Loved</i>, from his son, Callum, who has formed a deep attachment to a …

Dreamy Panoramas Show the World in Special Effects

At least here is one documented case that bolsters the fact that sightings of Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti or the Abominable Snowman (and whatever other …

HDR Photography Basics and How to Get Started

High dynamic range photography is still in its infancy as an art form, but it’s becoming more and more popular every day.<p>The reason for its …

Landscape Photography

Position of Light in Photography

In today’s article, we shall look at how the position of light affects photography.<p>As a photographer, I am frequently asked, how do I get such blue …

Underwater Photographer Explores the Ocean, Takes Beautiful Photos of Assorted Marine Life

Underwater photographer Todd Bretl is passionate about exploring the ocean, capturing dramatic images of assorted marine life. His glowing portraits …

Adorable Studio Portraits of Dogs Mid-Lick

Cats might be the belles of the Internet photography ball, but I’m a dog person and I’ll be damned if cats get all the recognition. Photographer …

Dog star takes the biscuits - in pictures

Photographer Aki Yamaguchi wanted to capture the funny poses that her border collie Jazzy made when trying to catch a treat. The 10-year-old retired search and rescue dog was snapped, frozen in expectation, trying to catch items ranging from pieces of cucumber to bubbles.<p>Texas-based Yamaguchi, a …

Original Observer photography: October

Photograph: Barry J Holmes for the Observer<p>Nigella Lawson photographed at Universal Studios, Los Angeles Photograph: Barry J Holmes for the …

David Yarrow face to face with nature – in pictures

Photographer David Yarrow travelled all over the globe to capture intimate portraits of wild animals in their natural habitats. Here he explains how he managed to get close up with lions, tigers and grizzly bears, and why his pictures had to be in black and white