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A Photographic Life: An Interview With Finnish Photographer, Jukka Heinovirta

I first met Jukka Heinovirta a few years ago. Many of his photographs of rural Finland evoke emotions of being out in the rugged landscape, taking in …

Vintage Yosemite: Breathtaking Photos of a National Treasure from 1962

Hiker at Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park, 1962.<br>Ralph Crane—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 11<p>On June 30, 1864, President Abraham …

Travel Photography

Announcing the 2017 Joop Swart Masterclass Participants

The announcement was made at the World Press Photo Festival in Amsterdam, and follows the March 2017 statement in which the 187 nominees were …

Can photography help us through environmental crisis?

Saturday, 22 April 2017 11:25 Environmental Photo Essay<p><b>By Peter Essick</b><p><i><br>Editors Note: The following is an excerpt from</i> <i>Issue 13.</i><p>Joseph Pulitzer said …

Photography

How photographer Carleton Watkins helped protect the Yosemite Valley

BY BEING one the first photographers to capture the wilderness of Yosemite National Park in California, Carleton Watkins helped protect the area from …

National Parks

Photo do’s and don’ts for home sellers — and their agents

Apparently, not every home seller and Realtor in Orange County reads this column. Don’t get me wrong. Several of you enjoy this little shot of real …

13 Awe-Inspiring Images of the Polar World

Pretty Pictures<p>Photographer Paul Nicklen spends 10 months of the year on remote expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic capturing the beauty of icy …

Beautiful images from across the U.S. capture Earth Day

Earth Day always inspires Americans to appreciate the captivating natural sites of the United States.<p>Many use the day to go outside, take a hike, …

Samsung Galaxy

This photographer documents the alternative sexual lifestyles of Britain’s kinky millennials

50 Shades of Grey has empowered millions of people to experiment in the bedroom.<p>There's a heirarchy of book titles that make you most/less attractive …

These Drone Photos Will Change The Way You See The World

Drones can offer a different perspective of our planet. With no horizon, the traditional rules of composition are changed and looking straight down …

Photography

50 Eye-Pleasing Photographs from Instagram that combine Symmetry and Architecture

Symmetry is a beautiful thing. People with OCD can tell you how eye-pleasing it is to see something so perfectly symmetrical. Perhaps some of these …

Photography

Which Sony a9 Feature Will Make Pros Switch?

Sony’s recently announced full-frame flagship a9 is a game changer for mirrorless systems. Designed to compete directly against the Canon EOS 1D X …

Cameras

Photographer captures plastic pollution 'nightmare' in India

As photographer Jacques de Lannoy stood on an empty beach last year in Okinawa, Japan, he almost failed to notice a heap of plastic bottles that had …

Prince Remembered: Previously Unseen Portraits Of The Star Released, On The Anniversary Of His Death

The snaps were taken by Prince's in-house photographer.<p>Previously unseen portraits of Prince have been revealed, a year after his death.<p>The photographs were taken by the music icon’s Paisley House in-house photographer, Steve Parke, and show Prince at various stages in his career.<p>Steve first met …

Entertainment

The first female war photographer killed in action was 26 and had a brilliant career ahead of her

Many of Gerda Taro’s pictures were attributed to Robert Capa<p>Because of her size, stealth, and quickness, and her strawberry blond mane, Gerda Taro …

History

Hitler at 50: Color Photos From a Despot's Garish Birthday Bash

The automobile engineer Ferdinand Porsche (in suit), Adolf Hitler and, immediately to Hitler's left, the head of the Ger<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Hugo Jaeger—Time …

History

15 Mesmerizing Travel Photos to Inspire You

See how to be the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year.<p>Thousands of photographs stand up to the judges of the annual National Geographic Photographer of the Year Contest. Covering nature, cities, and people, some entries surprise or astonish. All images transport us to the far …

Photography

Life in a Bicultural Family by Karim El Maktafi

Karim El Maktafi, Italian-Moroccan photographer, presents his new project “Hayati” (my life) that features his daily-life, influenced by two similar …

Art

See the pictures that fell out of the sky

in 2011 Felix Wölk was on a photographic mission high above the Alps in Italy, shooting action photos for that year’s Red Bull X-Alps from a tandem …

Photography

Stunning photo project explores our complex relationship with the night sky

New book and time-lapse videos capture 'Skyglow' in North America.<p>Time-lapse artists and filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović have spent …

Photography

Apple’s Live Photos can now be embedded on the web

Apple has paved the way for its Live Photos to takeover the web with a new JavaScript API that makes it easy for developers to embed the moving images onto websites.<p>The new LivePhotosKit API was unveiled today by Apple on its developer portal along with documentation on how to use it. Once a Live …

iPhone

A starter guide to taking the best photos with the Galaxy S8

Get the most out of a great camera<p>The Samsung Galaxy S8 hits store shelves today, and in our short time with the new smartphone it’s become clear that the it’s one of the best for mobile photographers. It combines really fast autofocus, great low light performance, and improved image processing for …

Photography

The mystery of photos from 1950s Barcelona has been solved

In January, Lonely Planet Travel News reported on American tourist Tom Sponheim’s discovery of a set of negatives at a Barcelona flea market. He was so struck by the quality of the images that he launched a Facebook group to try to track down the photographer<p>And, thanks to the help of …

Photography

The 6 most popular types of photos on dating apps are really surprising

If you’re ever tried finding love online, you know how tough it can be to figure out how to stand out. You want to be yourself, but you also want to …

Photography

Stunning Photos Bring the Past and Present Together into Single Frames - Creators

Old archival photographs of Buenos Aires fuse with new pictures of the city in <i>Past y Present</i>, an ongoing series by local photographer Nate Stein. Earlier this year, Stein reimagined illustrations by artist Idalia Candelas as a photography series. After spending a few months looking over old …

Photography

These GIFs Bring Massive Tornados to Life

Tilden, Nebraska on July 17, 2015. Mike Hollingshead<p>The first storm Mike Hollingshead chased almost killed him. On May 16, 1999, Hollingshead set out …

Storm Chasing

Incredible Photos of Japan’s Natural Landscape That Look Like Watercolors

Tokyo-based photographer Takashi Komatsubara unlocks the beauty of Japan's natural environment with his enchanting photographs. His artistic images seem almost like watercolor paintings, awash with color. Through his lens, Komatsubara transmits the calm elegance of nature in Japan.<p>Taking up …

Photography

Mario Testino x Vogue: A look at the some of the most iconic covers

You probably know iconic photographer Mario Testino best from his famous series of images with the late Princess Diana of Wales. Earlier this year, …

Fashion Photography