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Amazing Close-up Photographs of the Human Eye and How to Make Them Yourself

The human eye is a pretty amazing apparatus; physiological functions and complexities aside, eyes are integral to non-verbal communication and …

Photography

After Blowjobs and Pedobear the 2020 Olympic Logos Are Playing It Safe

The 2020 Olympics will be held in either Istanbul, Madrid, or Tokyo, but no matter where they're held, the logo will be boring. There's a 66-percent …

Firefighter Captures Kitten Resuscitation on Helmet Cam

Here’s a little something that might help start off your work day with a smile, or perhaps an “aww.” This video above is a mock movie trailer put …

Stunning Macro Shots of Vibrant Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most varied and arguably the most beautiful of all marine habitats. Often referred to as “rainforests of the sea”, coral reefs …

Coral Reefs

How to take great portrait photos

To take successful photographs of people, you need to be both direct <i>and</i> candid. Always get close to your subjects; standing at a distance with a long …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

Nature

21 Remarkable Red Panda Pictures

Red pandas are fun animals to photograph because they’re mostly active in the morning and relax in the trees during the afternoon, conserving their …

Giant Pandas

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

Lightning Photobombs a Photographer’s Firework Photographs

Yesterday we shared a beautiful photo showing 4th of July fireworks overlaid on a flash of lightning. After seeing that image, photographer Delilah …

How to take great summer photos | My favourite summer photo

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/jul/09/summer-photos-my-favourite-summer-photo<p>720<p>My favourite summer photo: Five photographers discuss …

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Landscape Photography

Photos From The Happiest Place On Earth: Disneyland

I have a dark secret – I have a Disneyland ‘Annual Passport’. Living here in Southern California may be the very reason I have one (well, that, and …

I Need a Permit to Shoot?

My seventh grade teacher was Mrs. Reynolds. She ran a tight ship and was very particular with whom she decided to grant the blessing of her smile. …

The Best Advice I Ever Received: ‘Put Down the D*mn Camera’

My mentor was a cranky dude. He liked to put me through my paces every chance he got. Sometimes, when he needed something: “Hey, Greg—fetch that …

How I Caught a Glimpse of the Elusive "WOW-Factor" & What You Can Do To Get Your Own

We all want to amaze our friends, family and hopefully even our raving fans with our photography, but in order to do so we need to first find out how …

Clever Customization Turns Thumbnail Galleries Into Beautiful Image Montages

Web developer and photographer Nicholas Sherlock came up with a pretty cool customization recently. Inspired by Flickr’s image montage layout that …

Documenting Grief as a Photojournalist: Why We Do What We Do

Nineteen young men. Fathers, brothers, and sons. Friends and fiancés, teammates and drinking buddies. These are the men who were lost on June 30, …

Enlisting Strangers on the Street to Photograph as Fashion Models

Organizing a fashion editorial from top to bottom usually entails quite a bit of planning ahead of time. Coordinating a team, venue and date sounds …

Photography Tips

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

18 Cute Pictures of Peeking Cats

Cats can be very sneaky. The way they creep around, appearing suddenly and soundlessly beside you, can make them seem strange and spooky. Sometimes, …

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

1. Seek Out EmotionThis is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. …

Street Photography

Time-Lapse Captures Airplanes Leaving Gorgeous Light Trails in the Night Sky

In the majority of time-lapses, airplanes wind up being an unintended byproduct. Sometimes they get downright distracting, like in this time-lapse …