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Facing Chemo: A Moving Portrait Project of Those Battling Cancer

Bay Area photographer Robert Houser began the <i>Facing Chemo</i> project four years ago with a woman on her second round of chemotherapy. Years prior, …

Learn The Principles of Light with Lindsay Adler

Photographer Lindsay Adler is teaching a CreativeLive course this month on the basics of portrait photography. The 5-minute video above is a …

Photography

Mary Ellen Mark (1940–2015)

<b>Mary Ellen Mark, 1987.</b> Photo: Martin Bell.<p><b>IT IS EVIDENT AFTER LOOKING</b> at just one photograph of Mary Ellen Mark’s that so much of the beauty in her …

Illegal animal trade photographed to show what the abuse really means

<b>Photographer George Logan created beautiful photographs that raise awareness about wildlife trafficking and the displacement of animals.</b><p>He took …

Wildlife

World Photography Day -- Ideas & Inspiration to Celebrate All Things Photo

Do you remember the first time you held a camera?<p>Pushing on a button somehow procured a preserved rectangular memory that you could hold in your hand.<p>…

Brothers Share their Scenic Landscape Adventures in Finland and Other Destinations

Drawing from their father’s enthusiasm for life, brothers Daniel and Samuel Taipale go about things pretty much like siblings would; together. …

Are Urban Landscapes Considered Street Photography?

Yes. Urban landscapes are a subset of street photography. Urban landscapes get a tough rap in the street photography circles because of their obvious …

World Photography Day: Kashmiri photographers open up on why capturing turbulence demands courage

Before starting their day, lensmen from across Kashmir valley often congregate in Mushtaq Memorial Press Enclave in Srinagar, a locality that hides a …

He’s known for being in-your-face, but the legendary photographer’s new book shows people warts, wounds, acne and all. His closeups are so unforgiving and intrusive they dehumanise the subjects<p>Bruce Gilden’s mugshots are exactly that: the result of being mugged by his camera. He once described the …

Street Photography

Sleepless Nights in Paris' Red Light District

Belinda, 1967<br>Christer Strömholm—Agence VU—Aurora Photos<p>1 of 21<p>In 1959, Swedish-born photographer Christer Strömholm moved to the Parisian …

These Stock Photos Capture Quintessential New York City Situations

Stock photography has provided business and individuals with a method of acquiring imagery without the need to hire a photographer. However, has any …

New York City

Composition Exercise: Frame Within a Frame-Digital Photography School

The Frame Within a Frame exercise is a valuable tool for adding interest to your images and improving your composition

How to Save Big Money by Not Hiring a Professional Wedding Photographer

What if I told that you could get wedding photos at a fraction of the cost that professionals will charge you, would you be interested in that? I bet …

Using Umbrellas to Help Imitate Natural Lighting for Portrait Photography

Umbrellas are great lighting tools for beginners and pros alike. They’re not too hard to figure out, and they give you great light coverage that you …

Common Mistakes in Wildlife and Nature Photography

Wildlife photography is both rewarding and frustrating, even for experienced photographers. While a great photo is something to treasure, the …

Nature Photography

Reflections 2013 photo contest - deadline extended

<b>The deadline of the Reflections 2013 photo contest has been extended until October 30, 2013.</b><p>Photo: Gabor Dvornik<p>October 5, 2013 /Photography News/ …

Reflections 2013 photo contest

<b>The deadline of the Reflections 2013 photo contest has been extended until October 30, 2013.</b><p>Photo: Mary Tuggle<p>September 3, 2013 /Photography News/ …

New York Center for Photographic Art Juried Call for Entries: Primary Colors

October 4, 2013 /Photography News/ The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any …

Kirsten Hoving: Working Stone

The name Kirsten Hoving may be more familiar as the Director of the PhotoPlace Gallery in Vermont , a gallery that continually champions emerging …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Views Across the Landscape Book Review

In scanning Views Across the Landscape I was struck at how the author/photographer used light to lift the quality of his landscape images.

Nightwatch: The Haunting Light Painted Nightscapes of Noel Kerns

Dallas-based photographer Noel Kerns specializes in capturing haunting night scenes of ghost towns, decommissioned military bases, and industrial …

Print What You Want to Preserve

August 30, 2026<br>My dear child,<p>I can’t believe that tomorrow at this time my little girl will be a married woman. I look back on the last 24 years and …

Sublime Images of the Brilliant Night Sky Using Long Exposures and Image Composite

“If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the …

Guardian Camera Club: Tim Whiting's portfolio

A review of Tim Whiting's portfolio.<p><i>'Branch and shadows' is a beautiful study in light and form, it's a timeless and elegant photo. 'Waterfall' has a little too much contrast, as some highlight details have been lost, but it's an impressive landscape. There's a point at which a skyscape can</i> …

Commercial & Corporate Photographer Dean Oros: Why I Switched To Beam

Dean Oros is one of those photographers who epitomizes the idea of a multifaceted business. After 18 years in the film and television industry, he …

Share a snap of your beauty habits and grooming rituals

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Is your hairdresser your best friend? How many hours do you spend in front of the mirror each day? In our fifth assignment in collaboration with the Photographers' Gallery in London, we're asking you to share your photographs of your beauty habits and grooming …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

Google Business Photographer Explains How He Shoots Street View Indoors

It’s obvious that Google is interested in mapping just about everything that is mappable via Street View, but even<p>our future overlordsthey need some …