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First Click: The one app you can’t live without

What’s the one app you can’t live without?<p>It’s a tough question.<p>Looking at my iPhone, I have five screens full of icons, or roughly 130 apps that I carry with me at all times. Several are junk apps that Apple preinstalls and won’t let me delete, but the other 100 or so are apps I purposely …

Centro Acquires Facebook Ad Startup GraphScience

Ad tech company Centro is announcing that it has acquired social ad startup GraphScience.<p>Founded in 2001, Centro has built a platform for digital marketers to manage their campaigns — in fact, it says it will manage $400 million in ad spend this year. GraphScience, meanwhile, allows advertisers to …

The camera Nikon shouldn't have made

<b>The slightly quirky and rather pretty Nikon 28Ti.</b> <b>I honestly think that Nikon had no business in making this camera…</b><p>But it did. At the time of the …

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the …

African Fire: Paul Goldstein's dramatic sunsets on the Masai Mara

Series by wildlife photographer Paul Goldstein showcases diversity of weather and wildlife on Kenya's famous reserve<p>All photographs: Paul Goldstein/Exodus/Rex Features

Unbelievable iPhone Photos of Scotland's Landscapes by Julian Calverley

Since 2007, when the iPhone 2G was released with its 2-megapixel camera, iPhoneography has quickly grown, especially as professional photographers have started see it as a true art form. Julian Calverley is one of them. A British-born professional photographer, in his fifties, he's worked decades …

iPhoneography

Evocative Black and White Long Exposure Images

Fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis could put forth the argument that contrast is more significant than color for making a statement with …

‘People of the Pit’ Captures a Disappearing Community on the Outskirts of Bucharest

Dubbed <i>The Last People of the Pit</i>, this documentary photography series by photographer Sorin Vidis attempts to preserve in images what remains of a …

Annie Leibovitz talks Taschen book, Miley Cyrus, John & Yoko

During four decades, Annie Leibovitz has been a dominant force in portrait photography, first at Rolling Stone and then with increasing skill and vision at Vanity Fair and Vogue. At 64, Leibovitz works hard at it still and isn't ready for a broad career retrospective but takes a look back at some …

The Truth in Advertising Act Seeks to Rein in Excessive Photoshop Use in Ads

Excessive Photoshopping has gotten a lot of press in recent years, and anti-Photoshop advocates might finally get what they’ve been seeking thanks to …

Milkyway at Seven Sisters Cliff

A Look at The Unknown and Controversial Photography Career of Lewis Carroll

He’s known as the author behind the famed <i>Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland</i> by most, but the breadth of his disciplines goes far beyond literature. …

Magnificent Starlit Skies that Encompass Lake Tekapo in New Zealand All the Way to the Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, Australia

A fellow who uses the moniker AtomicZen has taken some breathtaking images of starlit skies that span locations from Lake Tekapo in New Zealand to …

Australia

Springtime for Vincent

Design

How I Shot the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Rising Over a Flowery Field

Over the past few years, I’ve become overly obsessed with photographing the night sky, so when I saw that we were going to be able to see the lunar …

Top 48 Photographers To Follow On 500px

Even the best photographers need inspiration. 500px is a beautiful playground for some of the best photographers in the industry, and also one of the …

Photographer Steve McCurry Explains How to Pack Your Suitcase for an Assignment

We never thought we’d write that headline, but thanks to Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey you can now learn how to best pack your bags for an …

‘Spirit Photo’ Forgeries Prove Fake Photo Controversies Existed Way Before Adobe

Spirit photography, a type of photography which claims to capture ghosts and spirits via a photographic process, dates back to the middle of the 19th …

Vintage photographs that are made for sharing online – in pictures

Fascinating historical pictures posted on Twitter by Retronaut, IndiaHistoryPic and HistoryinPix – from the factory workers pressing Rubber Soul, to the construction of the Hoover dam and India's first female doctor

This week's new exhibitions

Henri Matisse | Tauba Auerbach | Juliana Cerqueira Leite; Gary Webb | Tim Shaw | Apichatpong Weerasethakul | British Surrealism Unlocked<p>Henri Matisse, London<p>Few great artists could say that their most radical works were their last. But Henri Matisse knew that he was on to something big with his …

Dust Bowl refugees – a picture from the past

The 75th anniversary of the publication of The Grapes of Wrath is marked on 14 April 2014. The photography of Dorothea Lange is as closely associated with American farmers' struggle against drought and dust in the Depression era as Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize winning novel. Lange was commissioned by …

GIF Shows Just How Much Composition Can Go Into a Single Advert

We all know how much time and effort is put into photo compositions, but the process by which the above image was created is even more mind-blowing …

The Haunting Long Exposure Photography of Darren Moore

Long exposure photography like UK photographer Darren Moore‘s is the polar opposite of the super fast, super sensitive in low light kind of …

SEO for Photographers: How to Make it Work For You

It’s a given these days that if a photographer wants to get his or her work seen by a wider audience, they will need a good website. However, getting …

Learn the Skill of Critiquing Photographs With These 5 Tips

Raise your hands if you have had your photos critiqued before. Now if you have, do you remember receiving feedback that wasn't too useful? Perhaps …

Self-help

10 Contemporary Photographers Who Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Their Medium

Photography is everywhere, with diluted and dispersed forms of the art medium popping up at your family reunions, your museum visits and your attempts to brunch in peace. Yet regardless of the form's omnipresence, a truly great photograph still has the ability to captivate your entire being, like a …

A Raw, Heartbreaking Look into the Life of a 2-Year-Old and her Drug-Addicted Parents

<i>Another Family</i> is Russian photographer Irina Popova‘s deeply intimate and equally intense document of the life of 2-year-old Anfisa and her …

The top 10 female nudes in art

From the ravishing Venus of Urbino, past Ingres's sensual Odalisque, to the feminist riposte of the Guerrilla Girls, the female nude has inspired, enraptured and enraged<p>• The top 10 male nudes in art • The 10 sexiest artworks ever • The 10 most surreal artworks<p>Titian – Venus of Urbino (1536-38)<p>No …

Amy Toensing Shares the Story Behind Her Photographs of the Oldest Culture On Earth

At an estimated 60,000 years old, the indigenous culture of Australia, the Aboriginals, are estimated to be the oldest still-surviving culture on the …