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National Geographic: Then and Now – in pictures

National Geographic magazine has been at the forefront of photojournalism since it first began publishing photographs in 1890. An exhibition at Beetles + Huxley showcases over 100 vintage and contemporary prints from 26 September to 19 October 2013. Here are some of them<p>• Jonathan Jones on what the …

A century of National Geographic photographs

An archive of National Geographic photographs spanning more than a century captures magical corners of our planet that are vanishing every day<p>• See a gallery of photographs from the exhibition<p>In a photograph by Randy Olson that is in the finest traditions of National Geographic magazine, Mohanis …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Landscape Photography

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

Shutter Speed

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

Great reflections can really make an image. The problem is, that like buses, there is never one when you need one. Of course these days it is …

How to Challenge Yourself To Be A Better Photographer

We all want things to be easy, stress free, and effortless. So much in fact we often overlook the benefits of a challenge. To continue improving our …

Rural Photography - The Road to the Forgotten: 16 Gorgeous Photographs at http://bit.ly/17Fi1He Photo by Shinealight on Flickr

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography at http://bit.ly/17Fid9I Words and Photos by Jimmy McIntyre

How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

A great food photograph can do a lot of things – it can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot …

Why do We Love Photography So Much?

We Love Photography – You love Photography It's why we're here reading this blog. Right? But, what is the story behind that love affair?<p><b>Photography –</b> …

Street Photography

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

Shooting at Shadows: The Secrets to Great Silhouettes

<i>This is a guest post by Phil Hill, a travel photographer from the UK based in Australia. You can see more of Phil's great work at his travel</i> …

28 Amazing Outdoor Photographs from Winter at http://bit.ly/19lABCl Photo by torremountain on Flickr

Why You May Need a Guide for Travel Photography

Travel and photography go together like cheese and wine. But as any traveler will know, there are certain things that can make your life a lot easier …

Developing Countries

How to Use a Variable Neutral Density Filter for Better Portrait Photography

<i>This is a guest post by Doug Pruden – a portrait photographer from Calgary. Check out his great photography blog for more tips.</i><p>The filter that I have …

Landscape Photography

Monkey Business: How to Photograph Monkeys

Monkeys are a hugely fun subject to photograph and can be the subject of some great shots for you. They do, however, present a few challenges for the …

How to Take Incredible Photographs of Flowers

<i>This is a guest post from Izabela Korwel. Check out Iza's amazing macro photography on her blog, follow her on Twitter, Facebook and also on Google +!</i><p>…

Landscape Photography

Antarctica: Photographing the End of the World http://bit.ly/19qMZBd Words and Photos of Jason Row

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Landscape Photography

Friday Happy Hour: National Geographic Interviews Their Photographers & Asks What Drives Their Passion

As we transition into fall here on the U.S. East coast, the industry seems to be kicking into high gear with photo-fests, gallery openings, and more. …

Beautiful and Disorienting Photographs of Reflections on Sandy Beaches

Back in June, New York City-based photographer Htet T San visited a number of beaches around The Big Apple, mainly on Coney Island and at Brighton …

In Motion: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘In Motion’. This gives you a great opportunity to practice a …

Digital Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Boy and His Big Best Friend

A dog is a boy’s best friend. Especially when it’s bigger than you are:<p>A boy and his dog in “Followed,” captured by Elena Shumilova (Via Imgur)<p>In …

Window Light Portrait Photography Tips

Have you ever tried to create a lovely portrait but not known how? It’s not a hard thing to create a beautiful portrait. The secret is the lighting. …

Photographer Shoots Fellow Photographers' Headshots in Photo Series 'The Project'

Dani Diamond recently set out on a most unusual project that is so simple in its intentions, that one would be surprised at how such a project could …

Photography