Melissa Gallagher

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Strategically Placed Mirrors Add a Different Twist to Regular Landscapes

Contemporary art such as that which can be found at the main Russian art museum in Moscow by artist Francisco Infante-Arana can leave you quite …

Please Draw Me a Wall: Creative Photos of People Interacting with Graffiti

French photographer Julien Coquentin‘s series <i>Please Draw Me a Wall</i> is a curious combination of street art and photography. By having his subjects …

Brave Photographer Casually Plays with a Pack of Wolves on the Edge of Ferociosness

We’ve all heard of the dangers of photographing wild animals, particularly the larger predators, such as lions, tiger, bears, and, in this case, …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Colorado Rainstorm Captured by Airplane Passenger

The flooding in Colorado has been in the news this week, and even evidence-based science-type people—like the National Weather Service—describe the …

How to Get Creative with Aperture and Colour

You are probably already familiar with the effect of aperture on your images. If not, here’s a quick recap: for any given focal length and …

Aperture

Beautiful High-Speed Photographs of Ink Mixing with Oil

When it comes to high-speed liquid photography, you’d be hard-pressed to find more than one or two people the world over who can match illustrator …

Mars Rover Photographs First Eclipse From Another Planet

The larger of Mars’ two moons, Phobos, was recently photographed as it eclipsed the sun by cameras mounted on the Curiosity Rover, which is currently …

The Square: Photos of Artist Seokmin Ko Blending Into the World Behind His Mirror

In his photo series <i>The Square</i>, Korean artist Seokmin Ko throws a small glitch into reality. In every photo, someone can be seen holding a mirror that …

The amazing diversity of animal life – in pictures

The vast majority of animals with which we share our planet go almost unnoticed, eclipsed by the bigger, more charismatic creatures such as the mammals, amphibians and reptiles. A book published this week – Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures by Ross Piper – seeks to redress …

2013 Fritz Pölking nature photography award - in pictures

Norwegian Pål Hermansen has won the 2013 Fritz Pölking award with his photography story 'Car Cemetery - A Wildlife Reserve'. The award, named in honour of wildlife photographer Fritz Pölking, who died in 2007, is run by the Society of German Nature Photographers. The junior award was won by …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

'This Is Where ...' We Show Off Your Photographs

For our second Public Square assignment, "This is Where," KPCC and NPR asked you to photograph a place with history, big or small. Here are some of our favorite Instagram images and stories.<p>Look out for the next theme in a few weeks and find us on Instagram. @NPR and @KPCC<p><i>Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi – Pali</i> …

Photographer Captures Incredible Photos of Planes in Front of the Sun and Moon

In search of a difficult photo project? Try photographing airplanes passing in front of the sun and the moon. That’s what French photographer …

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

Exposure Pro: Rocco Ancora

ZSL animal photography prize 2013 - in pictures

A tiny leaf-cutter ant carrying a heavy load and a turtle gliding through the Red Sea are among the images judged by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) to best illustrate the wonders of the animal world. These winning and commended images were entered into the ZSL animal photography prize 2013, …

Sport picture of the day: snowboard puzzle

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Extraordinary Views of the Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves

It may seem as if these pictures were taken from another planet, but they are actually shots of the Mendenhall Glacier which stretches 12 miles. It …

Weekend readers' best photographs: treat

From lollipops to leaping: your best pictures on this week's theme, treat<p>The next topic is maze (to appear October 5). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday Sept 25; please supply a …

Friday Happy Hour: National Geographic Interviews Their Photographers & Asks What Drives Their Passion

As we transition into fall here on the U.S. East coast, the industry seems to be kicking into high gear with photo-fests, gallery openings, and more. …

Picture of the week: Women, by Richard Avedon

Models rarely stayed still for Richard Avedon. They leapt across the page, as Jean Shrimpton did in 1970 in an ethereal dress by Pierre Cardin (below). Or they defied gravity, as Veruschka does in one 1967 picture (above), floating <i>en pointe</i> as her Bill Blass dress billows around her.<p>In return, he …

From the archive, 21 September 1982: First London exhibition for Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney will be celebrating her fortieth birthday in style. The publication of her second book of photographs and the opening of her first London exhibition are both timed to coincide with the event. She is proud of her work with the camera. She is also aware that there are those who, while …

Look of the Week: Kate Bosworth's romantic waves

Newlywed Kate Bosworth attended the Bvlgari Retrospective Opening at the M.H De Young Memorial Museum on Wednesday in San Francisco, adorably …

Milan fashion week: Versace finds a rock mood

For spring/summer 2014, Versace keeps sex appeal and music at the heart of the brand<p>Heavy metal T-shirts are no longer just the preserve of sweaty rockers at a Metallica show. Donatella Versace – always partial to a new interpretation of the rock chick – featured them in Versace's spring/summer …

Get a First Look at Target's Fall Fashion Show, Which Will Premiere During the Emmys!

Of course you know all about Target's designer collaborations with 3.1 Phillip Lim and Peter Pilotto. But did you know that earlier this month, Target held a fall fashion show featuring all the brands it sells exclusively (right before all those spring 2014 New York Fashion Week presentations)? …

17 Ways To Stand Out In A Crowd Like Bianca Jagger

Ladies, it's time to be bold and outspoken. And there's no better role model to look to than Bianca Jagger. She has always lived her life to the limit, pushing boundaries and never backing down. This is the woman who boldly claimed, "My marriage ended on my wedding day," after she filed for divorce …