Curt Peters

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Finally got to photograph these little guys on a recent trip to Costa Rica. Copyright Curt Peters 2015.

A simple property of water created this gorgeous photo

Ontario-based photographer Michael Davies and his friend Markus stood at the top of a mountain and demonstrated this by throwing leftover tea into the air, dramatically photographing it instantaneously freezing.<p>This mountaintop was just 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) south of the Arctic Circle, and …

See an Awesome Photo of the Super Blood Moon Eclipse at Old Faithful

NASA/Reuters<p>Adam Block—Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona<p>Terry Virts—NASA<p>Olav Jon Nesvold—EPA<p>NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI<p>NASA<p>Joel Kowsky—NASA<p>Kjell …

Brilliance in Black and White

Photos

12 stunning snowflake photos you won’t believe were taken by an amateur photographer

No, these designs aren’t the latest in 3D printing technology; they are photographs of snowflakes taken by self-taught Moscow photographer, Alexey …

Photography

Best of 2015: Top 50 Photographs from Around the World

With 2015 drawing to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of our best content from the past year, including an amazing amount of truly stunning photography. Last year, we brought you a list of 37 incredible photos from 2014; this year, we're upping our game with a collection of 50 …

5 Steps to Creating Long Shadows in Photoshop

I had kind of a hard time coming up with an appropriate title for this post… I’m still not totally sure if it conveys what I’m trying to show you …

5 Ways To Practice Your Photography At Home

We all have those dull moments when we are just sitting at home and doing nothing. Just killing time because you have no work, for the moment. …

How to Post-Process a Milky Way Photo in Lightroom

Photographer Michael Shainblum created this 20-minute step-by-step video showing how he goes about post-processing a Milky Way photograph using Adobe …

10 ways Lightroom can save you time on the computer

Lightroom is all about productivity and workflow, making you a more efficient photographer who works smarter, rather than harder. Here are some of …

Tutorials

Photos of Polar Bears Frolicking in a Flowery Field

Wildlife and nature photographer Dennis Fast captured a gorgeous set of photos showing polar bears rolling around in a colorful field of fireweed. …

Photographer Shoots Airplane Flyby with 30 Strobes

When photographing Czech aerobatics and fighter pilot Martin Šonka recently, photographer Dan Vojtěch wanted to capture the plane in a different …

This Hyperlapse Tour of Los Angeles Was Shot Over Two Years

Hyperlapse artist Vadim Tereshchenko spent the past two years working on an ambitious project that showcases the beauty of Los Angeles. The fruit of …

Photographing 1 Million Sunflowers - Lenses & Post Processing Case Study

Want to step away from the norm? How about spending the morning with 23,500 sunflower plants that equate to about one million sunflowers? Summer …

Landscape Photography

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

Flying in the midnight sunset Ekne Norway

How to Use Lightroom's Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject

When post processing images in Lightroom, the Basic Panel is a powerful tool in enhancing the total image. Just above the Basic Panel are three easy …

Tutorials

Capturing Moody Photos

When you hear the words <i>moody photos</i>, what comes to mind? I always think about photos taken when the scene is blanketed by a heavy mist. Fog and mist …

Dealing with Compositional Distractions

How do you deal with distracting compositional elements? The easy answer is to just remove them. But that’s not always possible. It’s also not always …

4 Concepts that Changed My Photography

I started shooting with a DSLR in the summer of 2001. Having invested a lot of money into my photography gear, I went to Olympic National Park, …

Creating Textures in your Photos

I love to photograph textures on sand, rocks, and mud. Side lighting is essential for bringing out these textures. Contrary to popular belief, direct …

Getting Creative with ND Filters

I love using ND filters. These filters open a world of creative options – they allow me to change my shutter speed to create a variety of different …

Landscape Photography

Photographing Meteor Showers

Lyrids Shower | Blended Image | 14mm | [email protected], ISO 1600.<p>Meteor showers can produce one of the most awe-inspiring displays in the night …

My Workflow For Natural-Looking HDR Photos

High Dynamic Range imaging (HDR) has a bit of a bad rap, as it’s been widely abused to create surreal, overprocessed, highly saturated images that do …

Tutorials

Lost Souls

Project info<p>" Lost Souls" is my latest project of street portraits. Souls which I encountered on many travels around the world. Meetings, at times difficult, that have really left their mark on me. Women and men who, when one looks beyond their appearance, reveal profound dignity and beauty.

Inland Empire

4 Tips to Help you Decide Between Black and White or Color for your Image

Why do black and white photographs speak to us? In nature, colors are meant to attract, and cause things to catch our attention. Still, even without …

Photography

24 Hours of Le Mans in Stop-Motion, Made with 1,158 Photos

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the racing world’s oldest, most famous, and most grueling races. Racing photographer Camden Thrasher covered the …