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Rare ‘Asian Unicorn’ Photographed for the First Time in 15 Years in Vietnam Forest

It’s a good day at the World Wildlife Fund when one of your camera traps captures a photo so rare, you won’t find another like it taken in the last …

Alexa Meade on Why and How She Began Turning People Into Real Life Paintings

Alexa Meade turned her first person into a real life, three-dimensional painting in April of 2009. Now, four years later, she is known the world over …

The Other Action Camera

It’s 2004, and a group of young entrepreneurs is working on a wearable camera geared towards action sports. Their experimentation results in a …

Kodak Alaris and Lomography Partner Up, Vow to Keep Film Photography Alive

Analog photography buffs can rest a little easier: Photographic film is now supported by the combined economic majesty of Lomography and the …

This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

Every image you take has a secret life, an unseen alto ego that defines it. When you look at an image on screen, you see a representation of the …

Tutorials

The Rebecca Senf Mixtape

<b></b><i>From my position more generally as a photo historian and photo curator, I’m looking for photographers who are conveying something of themselves, that</i> …

Afros, quiffs and a swan lake: Deutsche Börse photography prize 2014 – in pictures

The four shortlisted artists for the annual £30,000 prize are redefining photography, as they turn their lenses – and video cameras – on everything from rebel fighters (thanks to Ireland's Venice Biennale representative, Richard Mosse) to themselves (Spain's Alberto García-Alix).

The week in wildlife – in pictures

An elephant bull attacking a hippopotamus, butterflies fighting and deforestation are among this week's pick of images from the natural world

Bruce Munro, Biopic, Katy Moran: this week's art shows in pictures

From Bruce Munro's magical light installations in the gardens of Waddesdon Manor to Katy Moran's collages of her cut-up paintings in London, Skye Sherwin and Robert Clark find out what's happening in art around the country

Pictures of the week: 40 Weeks And A mirror, by Sophie Starzenski

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Sophie Starzenski's 40 weeks and a mirror.

Deutsche Börse 2014 shortlist: photography, but not as we know it

The just-announced shortlist for the Deutsche Börse photography prize 2014 is surprising bordering on bemusing. No change there, then. The four artists – photographer is now too quaint a word to describe the nominees – are: Richard Mosse for his exhibition The Enclave, which represented Ireland at …

The double life of cosplayers – in pictures

Klaus Pichler’s striking photographs reveal the double identities of costume enthusiasts. Most would describe themselves as cosplayers – people who dress as characters from shows and comics – although his photographs capture other costumed sub-cultures, too, from furries to LARPers. Here are a few …

Inspirational women for a girl to look up to - in pictures

Photographer Jaime Moore wanted to mark her daughter's fifth birthday but before switching on the camera, she came up with an alternative to dressing up as a princess – the dream of most girls of her age

Guardian Camera Club: Andrew McClymont's portfolio

A review of Andrew McClymont's portfolio

How to Photograph Strangers: The 100 Strangers Project

A Guest submission by Matt John Robinson The First Stranger Taking the portrait of a person whom you’ve just met moments before is one of the most …

Photography

Veins: a Scandinavian photobook full of blood, nudity and human strangeness

"Anders Petersen showed me that photography is a way of life in itself," Jacob Aue Sobol once told me. "Just the way he immerses himself in the subject. You look at his pictures and you feel that he <i>had</i> to make them. For him, photography is an obsession as well as an art form."<p>Now the two …

Nokia Publishes DNG RAW Image Samples Taken with Lumia Phones to Silence Critics

When Nokia announced that the new Lumia 1520 and the current Lumia 1020 would both soon have DNG Raw capabilities, the response was polarized — half …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Christ Statue Over Rio at Night

As it prepares for the Olympic Games of 2016, Rio de Janeiro is alive with renovation. Authorities are struggling to finish construction of the …

Brazil

How to teach … photography

Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help schools harness the potential of photography and use it as a really powerful cross-curricular …

Veins: black-and-white studies of seediness and intimacy – in pictures

First published on Mon 4 Nov 2013 12.16 EST

Waiting for the payout, 1972 - a picture from the past

First published on Tue 5 Nov 2013 08.45 EST

Cityscapes Photographed from an Aerial Perspective Revealing Toy-Like Urban Clusters

Aerial photographs always present a fresh point of view to almost anything. It is a rare perspective for gravity bound creatures such as us. Whenever …

Art Photography

Joe McNally, Lynn Goldsmith and Bob Krist on Shooting with the Nikon Df

First comes hype, then comes the announcement, and last comes the post-release marketing. In regards to the Nikon Df, we’ve officially moved into the …

The Science of Selecting Photos

The business of photography is a complicated matter. I spend hours after each photo shoot culling, processing and sorting the photos to tell the …

Photography

Best pictures of the day - live

<i>Howard Carter and Tutankhamun - today's picture from the past</i><p><i>More Diwali celebrations, this time from the prime minister at the Neasden Temple in London</i><p>David Cameron (@David_Cameron)Sam and I celebrating #Diwali at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London. @NeasdenTemple …

Dreamy Panoramas Show the World in Special Effects

At least here is one documented case that bolsters the fact that sightings of Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti or the Abominable Snowman (and whatever other …

Cryptozoology

Nikon Df

Trying to stand out from the crowd is a difficult task. Camera designers know all too well that inspiration needs to come from as many different …

Cameras

Nikon Officially Unleashes the Df: F-Series SLR Styling with D4 Power Inside

The time has finally arrived to do away with terms like “rumored,” “soon-to-be-announced” and “expected” and replace them with the term “official” …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

Enough Great Photography Links to Give You Another Week of Inspiration

It's been a great week in the world of photography with some terrific photographs and features being published by some truly gifted artists and …

Landscape Photography