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4 Places to Go Before You Have Kids

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Danielle Contray, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Having kids doesn't mean you can never travel again, of course. Yet once you've gone from packing a suitcase and two carry-ons to dealing with travel cribs, car seats, strollers, and diaper bags (not to mention …

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Singles at sea

The night before the Carnival Imagination was to set sail from here on a four-day Labor Day cruise to Key West and Cozumel, Mexico, the 233 people who had signed up for the organized “singles cruise,” part of the general 2,000-passenger cruise population, were invited to a pre-sail cocktail party …

Adventure 101: Dogsledding

Marco Polo observed early versions of dogsledding during his travels through Asia in the 13th century. Today, the activity endures as an ideal way to experience untouched winter landscapes.<p>“The dogs can go into areas machines can’t,” says National Geographic Young Explorer <b>Sarah McNair-Landry</b>, who …

Temple Hopping in the Paradise of Bagan, Burma

There aren’t many places left in the world that are both truly off the beaten path and extraordinary. One town in Burma has over 2,000 stunning …

30 Fantastic Photos of Pencils

It is going to be a rainy weekend where I live and I’m looking for a photographic project to amuse myself with. One challenge I love setting myself …

The Brilliant Colors of Autumn Photography in 10 Photos

Autumn holds a unique window of opportunities for photographers – vibrant colors can transform an otherwise mundane scene into a blanket of red, …

Railroad Safety for Photographers

If I walked into your yard and just started taking photos, would you call the police or would you just ignore it? If you have a studio and I waltzed …

Fantastic Images of Gigantic Waves Crashing Against a Lighthouse

Photographer Owen Humphreys recently captured some fantastic images as gigantic waves of over 100-feet came crashing against a lighthouse. These were …

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Paris, Portfolios, and Photography

<i>My Second Favorite View</i>, Aline Smithson<p>As you are reading this post, I will be sipping a latte and or a glass of wine (depending on the time) …

JFK and me: pictures of the president

John F Kennedy's untimely death has meant that the president remained for many a symbol of youth and promise, frozen in time in a series of iconic photographs. To mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination we ask those whose paths crossed his to choose the photograph of him that means most to …

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their …

Landscape Photography

Are Your Pics Blue Enough? How to Turn Your Photos Into Instagram ‘Like’ Magnets

Want to get more likes on Instagram? Make sure your images are predominantly blue, spaciously cropped, bright and mildly desaturated.<p>At least those …

The Possibilities of Using One Large Light Source for Studio Portrait Photography

In the spirit of keeping it simple, one-strobe setups are many portrait photographer’s default when it comes to studio lighting. The best thing about …

Almost Half of All Newspaper Photographer Jobs Have Disappeared, Census Finds

If you’ve been paying attention to the professional photography industry, you no doubt understand that times are tough and likely to continue getting …

How it was done - Zooming the Exposure

How it was done - zooming the exposure. Tips on how to create a fun and abstract image by zooming your lens during a long exposure.

New Webinar: Turning Your Passion into a Lasting Career with David Bergman

David Bergman has made a name for himself for everything from his iconic shots of Bon Jovi on tour to his GigaPan image of President Obama’s first …

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest …

Marrakech: The city that distrusts photographers

Five Magnum photographers spent eight days documenting life in the Moroccan city. It was a project that proved to be provocative. See Sean O'Hagan's report here

How to do High-Speed Colored Powder Effects Photography

Seeing as our brains can only process images so quickly, we often find high-speed photography to be very intriguing because it captures something …

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How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly

The introduction of Lightroom and Apple’s rival Aperture, heralded a new era in digital asset management for photographers. Initially aimed and …

Nokia Refocus app now available for Lumia handsets

The Refocus app that simulates the effect of a Lytro camera is now available for a range of Nokia phones.<p><b>Some Nokia handsets will now have the</b> …

Breathtaking Aerial Photography of Some of the Most Scenic Places Around the Globe

Master Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand devoted five years in his project to photograph 6 continents from way above. What that painstaking patience …

Free online course: Improving your image - dental photography in practice

February 25, 2017 /Photography News/ Learn how to achieve consistent and excellent results in all aspects of dental photography.<b><br>Starts on March 6,</b> …

AirCraft: The Jet as Art

New York City-based photographer Jeffrey Milstein has always loved planes. “After I got my pilot’s license when I was 17 years old in LA, I would fly …

How you strike a selfie pose says a lot about you

Before smartphones and social media, there was one way to look in a photo. Portraits today look like satire turned horrible reality<p>Before Facebook, before Instagram, before cell phones with cameras, there was pretty much one way to be in a photo: drag a smile across your face, throw a "V-sign" if …

The Creativity Field Guide for Photographers

This new eBook is designed to deliver over 100 ideas, images and sources of inspiration to take your photography to new heights. <b>Found here: The</b> …

This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

Every image you take has a secret life, an unseen alto ego that defines it. When you look at an image on screen, you see a representation of the …

Interesting Images Mirrored from Ubiquitous Street Puddles

Photographer Manuel Plantin, who also goes by the name Yodamanu, is on to something. Apparently, the French lensman has stumbled onto a trick that …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

An elephant bull attacking a hippopotamus, butterflies fighting and deforestation are among this week's pick of images from the natural world

5 Tips from the Experts: Create and Sell Yearly Photo Wall Calendars

You might think that wall calendars are a thing of the (quickly disappearing) analog past, but don’t dismiss them too quickly. Recently we caught up …