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Invisible: Laura Williams Talks About Her Surreal Self-Portrait that Went Viral

Surreal self-portraits from young photographers are nothing new. In fact, one could say there are almost too many of them out there. But that makes …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Rumor: Nikon Possibly Launching D400 or D4X on January 17th

Fresh rumors fueled by a contest currently underway on Nikon’s Middle East & Africa Facebook page have many speculating that Nikon might be preparing …

10 Sources of Inspiration For Your Photography

Every one of us needs to be inspired to shoot photos at some time in our photographic journeys. Sometimes inspiration comes naturally while on other …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

8 Amazing Flickr Street Photographers Whose Work You Should Follow

Street photography deals primarily with telling stories. The stories don’t need to be elaborate in order to be effective; in fact, simpler is often …

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

Sebastian Junger: 'I got out of war when Tim Hetherington died'

Early on in Sebastian Junger's film about his late friend, colleague and regular collaborator Tim Hetherington, there is an eerie shot, prosaic yet haunting. The camera pans jerkily across the back seat of a car, as the Bee Gees's How Deep Is Your Love blasts tinnily from the radio, and a caption …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

7 Tips to Make You A Cooler Photographer

Everyone has seen “that photographer” at one time or another. He’s the guy rocking his camera around his neck, gazing around his surroundings in a …

Photography

North Korea puts army on alert and warns US of 'horrible disaster'

North Korea places military on high alert and steps up rhetoric against 'hostile' US and South Korea<p>North Korea has threatened the United States with an “unexpected horrible disaster” and placed its troops on high alert in response to a major regional naval drill.<p>The bellicose warning was issued …

Night Sky Timelapse Photography of the Mauna Kea Observatory (With Lasers)

In Hawaii, there exists one of the best astronomy observatories in the Northern Hemisphere. At 14,000 feet atop Mauna Kea sits several huge …

Win amazing cash prizes in the ONEMILLIONPHOTOGRAPHERS competition

October 4, 2013 /Photography News/ ONEMILLIONPHOTOGRAPHERS is a global online gallery project, platform and competition. Just like a real gallery, …

How to Overcome a Music Addiction

If you're always listening to music, it's safe to say that you're a big fan. However, if you find it hard to remove your earphones from your ears or …

Mesmerizing Night Sky Photography of the Australian Outback

When viewing the breathtaking images of <i>Startrails</i>, it is a bit difficult to reconcile the pictures with the fact that Lincoln Harrison has been …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Voyager 1 has entered interstellar space at last, NASA says

An artist's illustration of NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft, the farthest human-built object from Earth, which launched in 1977 and has left our solar system.<p>A spacecraft from Earth has left its cosmic backyard and taken its first steps in interstellar space, NASA says.<p>After streaking through space for …

Space

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best photographs from around the world this weekend

Heartwarming Photos of Therapy Llamas Interacting with Patients at a Hospital

Last year, Berlin-based photographer Jen Osborne got a chance to photograph some therapy animals who were brought in to help cheer up the patients at …

Mesmerizing Photos of Cenote Angelita, an Underwater River

No, you didn’t read the title wrong. Although it might seem like a bit of a strange concept, there is such a thing as an “underwater river,” and …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Sony packs entire camera into snap-on smartphone lens

<b>Sony's rumoured snap-on lenses for Android and iPhone will pack in an entirely separate image sensor, according to Sony Alpha Rumors.</b><p>Two rumoured …

Cameras

Adorable Photo Series Featuring Pixar's Wall-E in Everyday Situations

Wall-E was a big hit when it was released back in 2008. 3-D movies were not as common back then, so it was a real treat for kids to see their …

Cute

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light …

Landscape Photography

Associated Press News

NY congressman: Weiner needs 'psychiatric help'

When it comes to Anthony Weiner's run for mayor of New York City, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) is not parsing words: he wants Weiner out.<p>"I think he should withdraw, I think he needs serious psychiatric help," Nadler told members of the press today. "He should take care of his own problems and let New …

LensRentals Launches LensAuthority as a Used Gear Outlet

LensRentals is at the height of its popularity and still growing. About a week ago, we shared some stats that more than proved this, showing how a …

Dad Captures One Second Per Day of His Son’s First Year of Life

On July 9th, 2012, photographer Sam Cornwell of Hayling Island, England welcomed his son Indigo into the world and became a father for the first …