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Funny animals of 2013 - in pictures

A selection of amusing images from the animal kingdom captured by photographers over the past 12 months

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 …

On Assignment: Speedlights, Sync and Sun

It's a bit of a leap of faith, the first time you head out on an assignment with just an X100s and a couple speedlights. (Ask Zack.) And truth be …

Amazing Time-Lapse Captures a Massive Rotating Supercell Thunderstorm

Arizona-based photographer Mike Olbinski has been visiting the Central Plains of Texas for almost four years now in search of the perfect rotating …

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

Photography

Touting fastest 4G takeup in Europe so far, EE adds sharing and pre-pay options

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Half a million people have signed up for EE’s 4G services in the 7 months they’ve been up and running, the British carrier …

Photographer ‘Shops His Baby Daughter Into Strange Situations

When Emil Nyström‘s daughter Signhild grows up, she’ll have a number of baby photos showing how adventurous she was as an infant. Since Signhild was …

Long Term Review: Nikon 35mm f1.8 G

It has been a long, uncanny road with this lens. I have had it since 2009. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G was the first lens I purchased beyond the …

Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will …

Landscape Photography

The Beautiful Science of Space Photography

When you imagine the opposite of science, you think of art. Art is creative, chaotic, colorful, and it uses the right side of your brain. Science is …

Imaging

Focus-Stacked Extreme Close-Ups of Bugs

Sometimes just a change in perspective can make a world of a difference. Take for instance tiny bugs. They are from our standpoint little critters we …

Macro Photography

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

Travel Photography Tips and Techniques

With travel photography you want to convey not only the scenes you have seen but also the feelings and emotions associated with the locations. The …

Photography

How To Put Together a Beginner’s Light Painting Kit

If you’ve ever harbored interest in trying light painting, there’s no better time than now. Summer is here and the weather is perfect for you start …

Where to Position that Horizon?

Horizons can be quite divisive, both in terms of composition and opinion. If used correctly, a horizon will either add to a composition or go …

One Lighthouse, 365 Clicks – A Photo Journal by Alves Filho

Alves Filho is a Brazilian photographer who spent a year photographing the Barra Lighthouse in Salvador, one picture each day. It’s the oldest …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

Time-Lapse of One of the World’s Largest Fireworks Competitions

Photographer Rob Whitworth has created a number of beautiful time-lapse videos that have received huge numbers of views online. This past April, …

How to Capture the Transition of Day to Night with Timelapse Photography: Bulb Ramping

Timelapse videos that cover a day to night transition can be very beautiful, but also very challenging technically. There are several different ways …

Time-lapse Photography

Flawless Image Definition: Topaz Clarity

The intelligent contrast adjustment tool <i>Clarity,</i> which works with Photoshop, Lightroom and many other programs, is designed to help you create …