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Photographer Oliver Blohm Processes His Polaroid Portraits Using a Microwave

What do Polaroids and Hot Pockets have in common? 99.9% of the time nothing. But, thanks to Berlin-based fashion and portrait photographer, Oliver …

“On Beauty”: Close-Up Portraits Taken Under UV Light

By exposing supposed “flaws” in the human face when photographed under UV light, Detroit-born and Brooklyn-based photographer Cara Phillips manages …

Training advice - The Running Bug

How to Increase Your Skills and Profit with Personal Photography Projects

Be it commercial clients, wedding clients, portrait clients, or boudoir clients, we need to book clients to pay our bills; it’s just a fact. …

Photos

The iconic Boston bombing photograph isn't about my legs – it's about a rescue

I remember when the photograph was taken. The famous one, I mean. The one of me being rushed from the Boston Marathon bombing without my legs. Only seconds before, a stranger named Carlos Arrendondo had lifted me from the ground, thrown me into a wheelchair, and started running.<p>There was so much …

Chaco Barefoot Z

Chaco is taking minimalism to a whole new level.<p>So light you’ll barely even notice it, the new Barefoot Z strips has zero unnecessary features. In fact, the sandal lacks what some walkers might consider essentials, including a traditional midsole and outsole.<p>Forgoing the restrictive design cues of …

Living Rooms

The Business of Photography: Be Remarkable. Build Fans. Get Clients.

“<i>Remarkable marketing is the art of building things worth noticing, right into your product or service. Not slapping on marketing as a last-minute</i> …

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

The Definitive Guide to Starting a Successful Photography Business - Houston Tx Advertising Photographer Robert Seale

Glamorous job? Not always…most of my days are spent sitting in front of a computer, not frolicking in the pool shooting Miss USA.<p>I get a call almost …

10 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Freelancer

As permanent and contracted photography jobs become scarce, many aspiring photographers are left with no choice but to become a freelancer. However, …

Tips for Boosting Your Confidence Doing People Photography

Photographer Gives 11-Year-Old the Gift of a Walk Down the Aisle with Her Dying Dad

Photographer Lindsey Villatoro of Lovesong Photography recently did something that is warming the hearts of the entire photo community and beyond: …

Afghanistan: Seen Through the Lens of Anja Niedringhaus

Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus has been covering conflicts from Bosnia to Afghanistan for more than 20 years, earning a Pulitzer Prize in 2005, as part of a team of AP photographers covering the Iraq War. She has traveled to Afghanistan numerous times, photographing events from …

Veteran AP Photographer Killed by Afghan Policeman Who Opened Fire on Her Vehicle

In a yet another tragic loss for the photojournalistic community, acclaimed German AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus lost her life Friday in eastern …

Anja Niedringhaus gave underprivileged people a voice

Anja Niedringhaus deserves to be remembered as one of the best photojournalists of the past two decades, and one of the most dedicated.<p>We met in Sarajevo 20 years ago, during the war, when she was effectively my boss. A few years later I ended up managing her, but that didn't matter; she wasn't …

The 20 photographs of the week

In this week's gallery of the best photojournalism from the week, we pay tribute to regular contributor Anja Niedringhaus. The Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer was killed this week covering the presidential election in Afghanistan. She worked in the conflict areas of the Middle East, …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

The Best Photojournalism of the Year

A fast-moving wildfire on the edge of Yosemite National Park has forced the closure of two more areas of the park. The fire, which had grown to just …

The 25 Worst Questions to Ask a Runner

Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic