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The Weird Effects You Can Get Out Of The HTC One And Its 3D Camera

The beautiful all-metal design has only been slightly tweaked, the screen is just a hair larger than the previous version's display, and the new One's processor is only a bit faster than the last. But there's one area that's seen a drastic improvement: its camera.<p>HTC has not only added a second …

Mobile Photography

HTC One (M8) Review: A Better HTC One – is That Its Problem?

In one way, pretty much everything was known about HTC’s new range-topping One (M8) handset well in advance of its launch. Photos leaked, specs leaked, and most of the info was pretty accurate. The result is that it wasn’t a launch full of surprises.<p>Nonetheless, it’s one thing to know the straight …

‘What’s In Your Bag?’ Take a Look at the Daily Essentials of 100 Global Creatives’

Yah Leng – Founder, Foreign Policy Design<p>Every photographer carries a bag of tricks around, this bag is essentially magical when combined with one’s …

Creativity

Seeing Scarlett Johansson Naked Got Under My Skin

Scarlett Johansson's newest project is pretty out there—both literally and figuratively. In <i>Under the Skin</i>, out Friday, she plays a from-another-planet call girl on a mission. After we're acclimated to the genre via a narration of <i>Mork & Mindy</i>-style alien blurps from Johansson, we watch as she …

Completely Surreal Photos Of America's Abandoned Malls

An inside look at nine abandoned malls. There is nothing creepier and more fascinating.

Elevate Your Viewpoint For More Unique Photographs

We’d like to welcome <b>Erik Valind</b> to Photofocus. Be sure to catch his classes at Photoshop World in Atlanta April 810.<p>A lot of forethought goes into …

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

Landscape Photography

Urban Instagram photographers you should follow

Love urban photography? Addicted to Instagram? These snappers capture their cities in beautiful and surprising ways<p>Follow our @GuardianCities Instagram account for daily updates on great urban photography from across the world and to share your photos with us. Here are the latest updates<p>SOUTH AFRICA<p>…

6 'Hidden' Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

A Concise Video Refresher of the Basic Rules of Composition

Composition and the rules that accompany it are some of the most basic aspects you learn when first picking up a camera. If you’ve been a …

50 Stunning Reflection Photography examples and Tips for beginners

Reflection Photography: Scenaries are the first things that come to your mind when you think of reflection. Nature is probably one of the best …

Brooklyn Photographer Makes $15,000 in a Single Day Selling Prints on Instagram

Still think Instagram isn’t for you? If you’re a professional photographer, you might want to reconsider, because there’s some serious marketing …

50 Awesome Photography Websites Feature Shoot Recommends for Daily Inspiration

With the demise of our blogroll in our new site design, we thought we’d shine the light on 50 unique photography-based websites that inspire us on a …

HTC Announce Another Gold HTC One; This Time With Less Gold

Haven’t you heard? Gold smartphones are all the rage these days, or at least HTC seems to think so. Ever since the iPhone 5S launched with its …

Stunning Snapshots of Sunday’s Solar Eclipse

Changing Planet<p>This amazing shot of the partial solar eclipse on the morning of November 3 was taken from Kearny, New Jersey, on a hill overlooking Manhattan. Credit: Chris Cook<p><b>Sky-watchers in most of the Western Hemisphere were treated to a rare solar eclipse on November 3, and many captured</b> …

Solar Eclipse

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Books

Captivating Time-Lapse Captures Over 700 Hot Air Balloons Lifting Off into the Sky

What better subject for a time-lapse than 700+ colorful bags of hot air rising into the sky all at once, many of them shaped like beloved (or …

The Best Photo From Twitter's IPO Is This Amazing, Birds-Eye View Of The Founders

Twitter went public this morning and a lot of photos and interviews have been emerging from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange.<p>But this birds-eye view of Twitter's founders and CEO captured by a NYSE camera is the best photo by far.<p>Check it out:

Amazing

Incredible colorized historical photos

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945<p>Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937<p>Japanese Archers circa 1860<p>View from Capitol in Nashville, …

Incredible Photos of Jellyfish Captured Against the Sky

Alexander Semenov has built quite a reputation for his photographs of undersea wildlife. Recently, he created another underwater series depicting …

Scuba Diving

The only Jaguar ever to hold a land-speed record gets a $900,000 facelift http://bit.ly/14GYbf3

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

Art Photography

Young Money's Latest Female MC Wants 'Dope' Music With Nicki Minaj

Chanel West Coast is a woman of many talents. Not only does she hang with Rob Dyrdek on MTV's "Ridiculousness" and "Fantasy Factory," but she's also …

Robot 'wins' rock-paper-scissors

A robot developed by Japanese scientists is so fast it can "win" the rock-paper-scissors game against a human every single time.<p>The Janken robot - named after the game's Japanese name - is a faster version of one unveiled by University of Tokyo researchers in June 2012.<p>Version two completes its …

Robotics

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. …

Landscape Photography

Infographic: The Greatest Security Breaches In Internet History

Hundreds of millions of people have lost their data to hackers, and it’s all big business’s fault.<p>Living Social gets hacked, and 50 million people have their name, address, and date of birth stolen. Credit-card information is safe, we’re assured, but it’s of little comfort. Plastic can be replaced. …

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

Landscape Photography

10 Tips for Self Portrait Photography

Self portrait photos are becoming increasingly necessary in the modern world. Think about social media. Whatever platform you sign up for requires …

Grand Canyon

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