Kennedy LaPray

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Abstract Light Painting Photography with a Light Sword

Light painting is such a great technique for anyone who wants to create unique results each and every time. With the use of small light sources such …

Beautiful and Disorienting Photographs of Reflections on Sandy Beaches

Back in June, New York City-based photographer Htet T San visited a number of beaches around The Big Apple, mainly on Coney Island and at Brighton …

Photographer Working Inside an Active Volcano to Document Lava Up Close

The Weather Channel doesn’t only exist to tell you the temperature, or which direction storm systems are moving; they have recently branched out into …

Quick Photography Lighting Considerations

Refined photography uses distinct lighting strategies. Knowing what to look for is essential when the goal is a unique and artistically stylized …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …

Why Didn’t People Smile in Old Photos?

Ever wonder why people in old paintings and photographs generally don’t have smiles on their faces? We explored this subject a little back in …

Stunning Skydiving Photo Complete with Rocket Launch in the Background

On June 7th, 2007, a Delta II rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California, carrying with it the Italian Thales …

Rediscovering Backlit Subjects

“Look where the sun is coming from – then position yourself with your back towards it so that it light up your subject’s face.” This was the very …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

People Interacting with Street Art in Creative Photo Series 'Please Draw Me a Wall'

French photographer Julien Coquentin devised an original way to capture street art. He decided to interrelate with it. His series entitled <i>Please Draw</i> …

A Photographer’s Favorite Image of His Son and How it Was Captured

While visiting an aquarium with his family a photographer took the incredible image you see below and shared it with the internet. The image received …

Pack Your Bags, We're Going On A Photo Adventure

<b>Research:</b> Once you have settled on a target location (or locations!) the best thing to do is start researching the area extensively the best you can …

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …

Sport picture of the day: Back to Earth

Base jumping is by its very nature a photogenic sport. Add in the skyline of Kuala Lumpur, and you have something truly special. The International Tower Jump from the Kuala Lumpur tower (the seventh largest telecommunication tower in the world, fact fans) has been held annually since 2001. The …

Painting with Light in the Landscape

Most of the articles I’ve written about light so far have explored the use of natural light. Painting with light in the landscape takes that idea …

What’s new in Photoshop CC for Photographers

The new Photoshop CC hasn’t launched without a lot of controversy. There are some very valid reasons not to like the fact that the only way to get …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

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

Pictures of the week: Eric Leleu's Day Dreamers

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Eric Leleu's visual look at China as a nation of nappers.

Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

You’ve probably heard, at some point, someone refer to the “Golden Hour” of photography. There are actually two Golden Hours: the first and last …

Twitter Storm GIF

Discover & share this Twitter GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs.