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Magical Fog Photography Featuring San Francisco

Images of fog covered terrain and landscapes always conjure up thoughts of the magical and mystical. Such imagery is usually irresistible for a …

Landscape Photography

Shooting with RAW Settings in Photography

Many cameras now offer the option to save captured photos in the RAW file format. RAW capture brings with it an extra processing step. This step …

Sport picture of the day: shimmering on the ice

It's not often we have the chance to select a figure skating pic as our sport picture of the day – in fact, a quick squiz at the archives shows that in 190 days since the series started, this is the first one to have made the cut. And it's an unusual one, too. A high contrast image with a flash of …

The Power of Black & White

If you read my articles about long exposure photography and intentional camera movement in the landscape you may have noticed a common theme amongst …

Long Exposure Photography

5 Adorable Pet Photos [and How to Make your Shots even Cuter]

A guest post by by Erin McNulty – Pet Photographer and author of Snapn Paws. Want to get photos of your pet that will make everyone say “aaawwww”? …

Cute

How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. …

Landscape Photography

Loop Lighting for Portrait Photography

In previous articles, we began our study of lighting patterns for portrait photography with broad lighting, short lighting, and split lighting. Now …

Mind

ArtBo + 43SNA: Humanity

When planning a visit to Colombia to take in the vast amount of contemporary art works at Bogotá's ArtBo and Medellín's 43rd Salón (inter)Nacional de Artistas, instincts would predict a large presence of works around violence, drugs or political turmoil. But much like the country's forward-thinking …

Modern Art

Kickass Collection of Dragon Ball Fan Art

As every kid born from the 80's and 90's, we all have spent a good part of our childhood watching the Dragon Ball sagas. So since the announcement of …

Optical Illusion Paintings Distort Ideas of Reality

In a continuation of his intriguing <i>Millenium</i> series, Armenian artist Tigran Tsitoghdzyan developed a number of oil paintings that will force your eyes to make sense of the distortions. The artist painted stunning portraits along the most unexpected surface, creating a surreal illusion of …

Art

Daily Inspiration #1596

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Daily Inspiration #1594

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Best of the Week: KitKat, Movies, Concept Art and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Grinning Self Portraits – The Art of Yue Minjun

Crazy Grinning Faces.<p>Yue Minjun is a Chinese artist based in Beijing, China. The contemporary artist is well known for his oil paintings of his own …

Digital Art

Tenuta Mora Bassa – Wine Label Illusteations by Riccardo Guasco

Illustrations for Wine Labels.<p>Riccardo Guasco is an Italian cartoonist, illustrator, and painter based in Alessandria. His artworks are inspired by …

The 5 Steps to Figuring Out Your Target Audience

In our newest guide, 2013 Survey: What Buyers Want From Photographers, we collect the opinions from hundreds of art buyer’s and compile them into one …

How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

Tutorials

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Landscape Photography

Dramatic Close-Up Portraits of Animals Captured at the Local Zoo

Photographer Joshua Arlington is a regular visitor at his local zoo, and he is quite adept at taking close-up animal portraits. Arlington was able to …

Landscape Photography

The 10 Golden Rules of Wildlife Photography

Generally speaking, people give close attention to good quality work. A good craftsman is appreciated; his skill, creativity and professionalism …

Nature Photography

Pixelstick brings programmable fun to light painting

Want to be more creative with your light painting? Pixelstick is a row of programmable LEDs used to display images and patterns in long exposure …

Light Painting

10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, …

Landscape Photography

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Hands-on Review

Funny Spoof Pokes Fun at Nikon’s ‘Pure Photography’ Teasers

Nikon has spared no amount of hype getting ready for the release of the rumored Nikon DF full-frame retro-styled camera. But all of this throwing …