Shannon Metzger

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Polaroid Partners with Blipfoto to Launch a Photo-a-Day Service

Polaroid wants to be a big player in the online photo sharing game. The company has partnered with Blipfoto to rebrand the photo-a-day sharing …

What 100 Million Stars Looks Like: NASA Releases a 1.5 Gigapixel Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

NASA has released the largest and sharpest photograph ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to ours that contains an estimated …

Tumblr: Share Photos, Learn Lots, Make Friends

Imagine a community of talented photographers who constantly inspire and encourage each other.<p>Sounds pretty awesome, huh? Good news: it’s real!<p>More …

6 New Year's Resolutions You Can Copy from the Pros

New Year’s eve has already come and pass, but it’s never too late to set those goals and take 2015 head on. Here, 6 photographers layout what they …

Picturesque Photos of the Norwegian Landscape

Last summer Anders Lönnfeldt visited Norway for the second time. He had been in Oslo once already, but that was several years ago. During this recent …

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15 timeless observations from history’s greatest dystopian novels

• Facebook1.5K<br>• StumbleUpon157.6K<br>• 160.6Kshares<p>The dystopian novel has a long, dark and intriguing history. Kicking off in 1726 with Jonathan Swift’s …

Camera showdown: iPhone 5s vs. iPhone 5 vs. HTC One vs. Lumia 1020 vs. Galaxy S4

Chinese State Newspaper Faces Backlash Over 'Dishonest Americans' Articles

China's People Daily is on the defensive after outrage over its "Dishonest Americans" column.<p>The state-run newspaper, with an estimated circulation of around 3 million, has published three stories in the series starting in March, each designed to show a "more objective picture" of how Americans …

Beatriz, Dying Pregnant Woman In El Salvador, Denied Life-Saving Abortion By Supreme Court

After El Salvador's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Beatriz, a 22-year old pregnant woman seriously ill with lupus and kidney disease, cannot have the abortion needed to save her life, American progressive groups are launching last-ditch efforts to intervene.<p>Beatriz, who uses a pseudonym to …

How to Prepare for a Wedding Shoot

If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot …

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding …

How to Process C-41 Color Negative Film at Home, From Start to Finish

I know there are a few guides out there for home processing, some of which were instrumental in helping me get over my fears. All of these other …

Unbelievable Composite Image of a Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse

This incredible image, which shows a breathtakingly beautiful solar corona surrounding the moon during a total solar eclipse, is actually not one …

18 Stunning Self Portraits

This post is by Anna Gay – creator of our eBook – The Art of Self Portraiture. by Ali Uher For thousands of years, artists have used self-portraiture …