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6 Types of Light Every Photographer Should Be Prepared For

Light is one of the most important elements in any photograph. Whether a grand landscape or an intimate portrait, light can make or break an image. …

Sport picture of the day: tennis multi exposure

First published on Wed 2 Oct 2013 08.54 EDT

US Winter Olympic team warm-ups – in pictures

As the torch is lit and the final preparations begin for the controversial 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, photographer Lucas Jackson photographs the US team. Jackson asked each member to go through the mental and physical preparations they would undertake before competing. The result is a …

A Long-Standing Love Affair With Myanmar

Photographer Geoffrey Hiller made his first foray into Myanmar — also known as Burma — when he was traveling around Southeast Asia in 1987. At the time, he could only get a seven-day tourist visa, and the best method for changing currency was to arrive with two cartons of cigarettes and two bottles …

Humor: Chicken-Based Image Stabilizing Rig Delivers Super-Steady Results

Optical image stabilization is all about keeping the camera still even as the housing shakes or otherwise moves around. And when it comes to …

A window on weird: step inside the Unseen Photo fair in Amsterdam

Housed in a disused gas works in Amsterdam, the Unseen Photo fair is the hip younger sibling of Paris Photo. Now in its second year, it comprised two big buildings full of galleries touting their wares, plus a book market showing the state of independent publishing and the growth of what the …

Aerial Photos Capture the Damage Left in the Wake of Colorado’s Fires and Floods

Over the course of 2013, the beautiful state of Colorado has been ravaged by many fires and, most recently, devastating flooding as well. When it …

Vietnam war: classic AP photographs - in pictures

See powerful images of the conflict from the archives of the news agency. They are featured in a new book, Vietnam: The Real War, published on 2 October, that marks the 50th anniversary of the start of hostilities. It includes AP journalist Malcolm Browne's shocking photo of a Buddhist monk taking …

The First Photo

(It’s been exactly 50 years – 1963 – since Swiss photo historian Helmut Gernsheim donated the world’s earliest permanent photograph* to the …

Julian Germain's best photograph: Charlie in his kitchen stirring the gravy

One weekend in 1992 I was on my way to take photographs at a football match in Portsmouth, when a brightly painted yellow and orange house caught my eye. I went to have a closer look, and noticed there were things for sale in the window – plants and shells and other bits and bobs picked up from the …

How to Create a Sunset Lighting Effect While Taking Photos Indoors

Indoor-sunset themed photo shoots are among the easiest and hottest trends you can experiment with to create cool, sexy and flattering photos to add …

Blast from the Past: Vintage Commercial for the Nimslo 35mm 3D Camera

Sure, the 1980s isn’t quite so far in the past as, say, the first photo, but the commercial above is classic nonetheless. It shows off the Nimslo …

Top Sports Photographer Attributes Success to Working Twice as Hard and Luck

Having over 200 of his photographs featured as Sports Illustrated, TIME, LIFE, and People magazine covers, including many shots considered to be some …