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By Ruth Bourne | Articles, images, hints, tips and more: collated by and for members of Worcestershire Camera Club, UK.

Lightroom Local Adjustments – Radial Filter Versus the Adjustment Brush

Adobe Lightroom is image editing software that allows you to edit and make color adjustments to your photos. Among many, the Radial Filter and …

Tutorials

A Guide to Drone Photography/Cinematography for Architecture

Drone photography has been one of the biggest advancements in aerial photography and cinematography. Drones began making a huge impact on filmmaking …

Drones

Hubble just took a brand new photo that will make you feel completely insignificant

We all might be anxiously awaiting the eventual launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope — which has been stuck in an endless series of delays …

Universe

Lightroom Sucks: An Open Letter to Adobe

“Panic on the streets of London, panic on the streets of Birmingham, I wonder to myself, could life ever be sane again?” You’d be forgiven for …

Intel Corporation

Week in pictures: 4 August - 10 August 2018

Switzerland

N. W. Thomas - an accidental artist? - [Re:]Entanglements

Along with the sound archives and collections of artefacts, the photographic legacy of N. W. Thomas’s anthropological surveys in West Africa provide …

Anthropology

Panoramic photography and photographic excess - [Re:]Entanglements

Northcote Thomas used a number of different cameras during his four anthropological surveys in West Africa between 1909 and 1915. During his first …

University of Cambridge

England's Big Picture: 6 - 12 August

<b>Each day we feature an interesting photograph shared with us from across England.</b><p>Join in and send us your photographs. Find out how to submit your images below.<p>If you are looking for inspiration, view some top tips from three of England's Big Picture photographers.<p>This photograph was taken by …

East Sussex

DIG Accolade Edition 2

Follow<p>DIG Accolade Edition 2<p>A celebration of Distinctions successes (and maybe failures), plus members journeys.<p>DIG Accolade Edition 2<p>A celebration …

Conquering your fears in street photography – Part 1

<b>By Brian Lloyd Duckett</b>Brian Lloyd Duckett is a professional street photographer who runs workshops across the UK and Europe. He shoots exclusively on …

Street Photography

Your pictures: Splash of colour

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "splash of colour".

Mandalay

Stunning Winners of the 2018 iPhone Photography Awards

The winners of the 11th annual iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) have been announced. Photographers from over 140 countries submitted their best work—taken with an iPhone—for consideration, with Bangladeshi photographer Jashim Salam taking home the grand prize of Photographer of the Year for …

IPhone 7

In pictures: The sun-bleached beauty of Marseille

<b>Drawn by the colours and the modernist architecture, photographer Kane Hulse set out with his film camera in hand to explore the French city of Marseille.</b><p>As with his previous work from Napoli, Hulse wanders the streets looking for shapes which grab his attention and the moment that the light is …

Photography

In pictures: Flora and fauna of Socotra

The BBC's Frank Gardner visits the island chain of Socotra, famed for plants and animals found nowhere else on the planet.

Socotra

World Bodypainting Festival: Models transformed into amazing artworks

<b>Austria has held its 21st World Bodypainting Festival in the city of Klagenfurt.</b><p>Artists painted the bodies of models, creating spectacular results. Here some of the most stunning photos.<p>The festival was founded in 1998 and has grown to host competitors from more than 50 nations.<p>There are special …

Bird’s the word: Competition brings our feathered friends to life

A LONG-TAILED tit is captured with its wings spread and hovering majestically next to an icicle in this stunning photograph.<p>The perfectly-timed snap …

Interview: Artist Stretches Delicate Strands of Thread to Produce Awe-Inspiring Rainbows Indoors

Artist Gabriel Dawe creates awe-inspiring thread art that is seemingly magic. Simply put: he makes rainbows indoors. Known for delicate site-specific installations, the massive pieces span sections of art galleries—but that’s not all! His work also appears in places where anyone can see it, …

Art

Moment overhauls its iOS and Android camera app with "pro" shooting features

For a small price<p>Moment has long offered a simple camera app to go along with its custom smartphone lenses. But now, the company has overhauled that app into something much more capable, allowing you to access full manual options and have more control over your phone’s camera.<p>The new “Pro” features …

How to Take Better Fireworks Photos With Your iPhone

It’s not a 4th of July celebration without fireworks, and it’s not the day after 4th of July without an Instagram feed filled with people’s terrible …

Heartbreaking images show seagull flying off with a bird's chick in its mouth as mother fights to save its life

This is the moment a greedy seagull swallows a chick whole after snatching it away from its mother.<p>The gull was pictured with the helpless baby in …

Birds

July 2018 Recommended Reading for Serious Photographers

Now that July is upon us and the days are getting hotter and hotter (at least here in Southern California), I thought it would be a good idea to …

Photographers on What “Street Photography” Means to Them

There are nearly as many definitions of the term “street photography” as there are photographers who make street photographs. Is the genre defined by …

Masters of Landscape Photography: Seers of scenery

<b>A new book, Masters of Landscape Photography, features insights from some of the biggest names in the genre. Consultant editor Ross Hoddinott talks</b> …

Landscape Photography

Drone Photography: Aerial Facades

I don't know if you are familiar to the Instagram hashtag: #StraightFacades, it's a cool hashtag where users would take pictures of facades of …

Explosive high-speed smartphone photography

In this video, COOPH teaches you how to shoot incredible high-speed photography. Featuring some funny and creative ideas, they show you how to master …

Who’s Driving Tokyo?

Oleg TolstoyIn Japan, drivers rated “y ūryō untensh”—excellent driver—have their own stands at major stations and special markings on their cabs. Highly-rated drivers offer their passengers solitude and privacy. Here, a series of street portraits that pay homage to these respected …

Street Photography

Incredible Landscape Photos Show Why Iceland Is a Photographer’s Paradise

Over the past 15 years, tourism in Iceland has grown considerably. Exploding from about 600,000 foreign visitors a year in 2000 to 4.4 million in 2014, the industry shows no signs of slowing down. Iceland's picturesque landscape is irresistible, particularly for photographers.<p>From icy glaciers and …

Northern Lights

Photographing The Milky Way | Ideal Camera Settings

Have you recently ventured away from your city or suburban home and seen the night sky, even the Milky Way, with your unaided eyes? Whenever people …

Photographer Visualizes Hearing Loss as Artistically Blurred Street Photography

Viewing his photos as paintings, Chilean photographer Eduardo Asenjo Matus has a unique technique for capturing the spirit of his environment. Using a neutral density filter, he employs long exposures to focus in on his primary subject, leaving the rest in an artistic blur. The former graphic …

Street Photography