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Re: If You Don’t Want Your Photos Stolen, Don’t Post Them on the Internet

“If you don’t want your photos stolen, don’t post them on the Internet.”<p>This is an argument I have heard over and over again, mostly from people who …

Monitor Calibration Using the ColorMunki Smile: Product Review

You might think that you have a great camera. You might also think that you have the latest and greatest LCD monitor and in both cases, you are …

Aerial Wallpapers: Beautiful Satellite Photos Turned Into Backgrounds for Your Phone

Aerial Wallpapers is a website filled with beautiful wallpapers for your mobile device. Each of the images is a 1242×2208 pixel crop of a beautiful …

The Beauty of Norwegian Landscapes

Last summer I visited Norway for the second time. I had been in Oslo once before, but that was many years ago. This time I wanted to experience the …

6 Easy DIY Photography Projects That Make for Great Holiday Gifts

Want to make a photography gift this holiday season instead of buying one? The video above offers 6 fun ideas for easy DIY photo gifts you can try …

Photographers to follow on Ello

Since Ello (ello.co) is picking up steam and more and more great photographers are joining, I thought I put together this list of photographers that …

Video: A Comprehensive Guide to Developing Your Own Color Film

If you’ve ever been interested in developing your own film, but don’t know where to get started, this comprehensive video by YouTube user …

Amazing Portraits of the Most Isolated Tribes of the World

In 2009, a photographer set about a unique journey. A journey with an intent to document as many isolated civilizations and cultures as he could. …

Stunning Images Of The Dinka People Of Southern Sudan And Their Way Of Life

<b>Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher</b> have come up with a stunning series featuring the people and lifestyle of the Dinka tribe in the South …

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

Bangkok Remains a City in Crisis

Election day did nothing to quell the rage of anti-government protesters.<p><i>Photos by Adam Gnych</i><p>On the eve of Thailand’s general election, a firefight broke out between government supporters and anti-government protesters at an intersection not far from the city center. It involved handguns, homemade …

Nippon

Japanese graphic design is characterized by a unique aesthetic, oscillating between its own pictorial tradition and Western visual culture. In Lars …

New in the Shop: Janne Parviainen’s Lively Streaks of Light

Helsinki-based artistic photographer Janne Parviainen gives life to light through his incredible light paintings, which are all created entirely in-camera. Without the use of any digital manipulation, Parviainen manages to transform streaks of multicolored lights into three-dimensional, figurative …

Back In The Day – The New York City Subway In All Its Former Glory

In 1985 there were approximately 40 recorded felonies on the New York City subway system. Every single day. It's a wonder how young photographer …

New York City

In pictures: Afghan box camera

War

Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images …

Hashima island and other abandoned places – in pictures

From decaying Detroit to an eerily empty island in Japan, we seem fascinated by abandoned and derelict sites

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …

Photography

Sally Mann – Inspiration from Masters of Photography

Sally Mann is an American Photographer, born in Virginia, 1951. After earning a B.A from the Hollins University, it is said she took up Photography …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

The World Photography Organization has just recently announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist. The annual contemporary photography competition includes entries from professionals and amateurs covering a variety of subjects. Competitors enter into one of three …

Satellite eye on Earth: January 2014 – in pictures

A milky blanket shrouds North America as it feels the Arctic chill, cloud bands form patterns over the red landmass of Mauritania and world's tallest peaks sit as tiny dots over soaring Himalayas in images captured from space last month

Pro Photographer on Craigslist: Why Don’t You Work for Free?

You don’t exactly have to be telepathic to know where this Boston-area photographer is coming from. He/she was probably checking over his accounts …