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Commuters: Anonymous People of London's Daily Commute

<i>All Images By Mark Heathcote. Used with Permission.</i><p>“What struck me about working on the street was how the mundane day to day can be made fantastic …

London

Cheap Photo: This Week's Favorite Deals

A look at some of our favorite deals, as well as our usual ‘top deals’ update and ending soon alerts.<p>Rokinon 50mm T/1.5 (Save $48) – Deal<br>• Sigma …

Olympus

Has Digital Technology Ruined Black and White Photography?

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Street Silhouettes. All images and text from Horatio Tan. Used with permission.</i><p>There was a time when all …

Photographers

How to Evolve Your Style as a Street Photographer

<i>All images by Martin U Waltz. Used with permission.</i><p>“I always felt when travelling that the most interesting part was roaming in the streets, without …

Crime Drama

Awesome Comparison: Bokeh Shootout between Leica, Canon, and Nikon

Nikon

Under $1,000: 5 Lenses for the Sony Travel Photographer

Much like the basis for our previous <i>Under $1,000</i> travel lens guide for the Fujifilm X-Series, Sony mirrorless shooters are also finding themselves …

Travel

The Nikon 105mm f1.4E ED Lens Costs $2,199.95

Yes, the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED is a real lens. How many telephoto lenses beyond the 85mm focal length with an f1.4 aperture have you …

Nikon

Night Owls: A Colorful Analog Photo Project on Old School Cars

<i>Photo Essays is a series on the Phoblographer where photographers get to candidly speak their mind about a specific subject or project of theirs.</i> …

Analog

Italian Summer Transports You To The Coast of Tuscany

<i>All images by Lorenzo Grifantini. Used with Permission.</i><p>Lorenzo Grifantini is co-founder of a successful architectural company, but as a youngster he …

Photographers

Cheap Photo Alert: 4 Days Left on Nikon's Current Lens Savings!

Nikon’s latest lens savings are ending on Saturday, so there is only a little time left to save on some of that new glass that you have been keeping …

Nikon

10 Ways to Save Money as a Travel Photographer

Resources<p>Resources<p>A freelance travel photographer shares tips for lowering costs, getting things for free and finding secondary sources of income.<p>As …

Money

Creating High Contrast Black and White Photos With Your Smartphone

One of the most popular looks that many photographers showcase on the web is the high contrast black and white look.The growing popularity has to do …

HDR Photography

Chris Leskovsek: The Social Experiences of Street Photography

<i>All images by Chris Leskovsek. Used with permission.</i><p>“Black and white also helps with this as it strips the photo from unnecessary and distracting …

New Zealand

Cheap Photo Deal: Getting Wide On A Budget

Today’s highlight deal is the Rokinon 35mm F/1.4, a killer lens for those looking to get wider on a budget. Per our review:;<p><i>“This lens handles depth</i> …

Budgeting

I’m a Freelancer and I Hate Summer

<b>In partnership with Format Magazine.Click here to build your Format portfolio website today with a free 14-day trial, no credit card required.</b><p><b>This</b> …

Freelancing

30 Inspiring Street Photographers To Motivate You to Shoot in 2016

<i>All images used with permission from the photographers in our interviews. Lead image by Jamel Shabazz.</i><p>Street photographers are numerous on the …

Photographers

Endangered Species: Documenting Cultural Disappearances in America

<i>All images by Josh Ethan Johnson. Used with permission.</i><p>“I’ve always been a people voyeur but I think films maybe planted the seed.” says Josh Ethan …

Culture

Antony Spencer: Making Landscape Photographs That Stand Out

<i>All images by Antony Spencer. Used with permission.</i><p>“In a mad dash to outdo the rest of the photography world, it seems to me that landscape …

Employment

Tips for Better Travel Photography With Your SmartPhone

Travel photography and capturing the best moments is sometimes best left to your phone lest your big camera looks intimidating to people around you. …

Phones

Five Excellent Pocket Cameras for the Serious Photographer

The idea of a companion camera isn’t a new one, and in the digital age it isn’t tough to have one with a high quality sensor, lens and pocketability. …

Photographers

Concert Photography: Nailing the Autofocus in Dark Venues

Getting the photos you really care about at a concert can be an ordeal if you’re in a dark venue. Just naturally, most concerts are in dark venues …

Live Music

The Failure of Modern Documentary Photography and Photojournalism

For generations, what photographers have tried to do to get society to change its minds about social and political issues is showing exactly what …

Photojournalism

20 Photographs of Mongolia’s New Skate Scene

Radar<p>Get a close-up look at the skateboarders taking over Ulaanbaatar with this photo series.<p>Photographer Bejan Siavoshy’s shots of up-and-coming …

Photographers

Those Awesome $200 Olympus Savings Set To End Today

Today’s update is just a friendly reminder for all of you Olympus and Micro Four Thirds shooters out there who have been putting off those killer …

Olympus

Inspiration: The 2016 EyeEm Awards Shortlist Announced

The images featured in the 2016 EyeEm Awards Shortlist are very inspiring and cover a large number of different genres of photography.

Awards

Photojournalism, Permission Rights and The Social Web

While there are loads of award winning photographers in the best agencies, newspapers, and wires the future of photojournalism seems to be changing …

Photographers

Shooting Parties: How to Use Your On Camera Flash

One of the essential tools of any party photographer is an on-camera flash. It’s important when it comes to dimly lit situations or when there just …

Aperture

4 Prime Lenses For the Discerning Portrait Photographer

Portraits, by and large, are one of the most popular – at least in the general public – genres that a photographer could specialize in. There are …

Portrait Photography

10 Inspiring Landscape Photographers With Incredible Photos

<i>All images used with the permission of the photographers in our interviews.</i><p>Landscape photography is pretty tough to get right–but some Landscape …

Photographers