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‘Toilet Diaries’ Turns Joint Bathrooms Into a Never Ending Source of Photo Humor

While living in their studio — which also happened to be located in an old bank with joint bathrooms at the time — photographers Gerban Grotenhuis …

Pictures of the week: NYC SPF by Ashley Gilbertson

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Ashley Gilbertson's NYC SPF

New Webinar! How To Balance Protecting and Selling Your Images

According to former ASMP President and Pittsburgh-based photographer Richard Kelly, the way to avoid image piracy is to put your photos in a black …

Do You have Photography Compulsion Syndrome?

“Photography Compulsion Syndrome” – tell me if you can relate to any of the following scenarios: when traveling you’ve raced around at dusk, narrowly …

Photography Tips from a Helicopter

Chase Jarvis is a well-known name among photographers, especially the Nikonians. Jarvis has shot for some of the biggest names in the corporate world …

The Taxi Driver Photographer

Next time you’re on a cab ride in the Big Apple, it might be worth taking the time to get to know your driver. You might be fortunate enough to hail …

Leaked Photos of Sony’s Upcoming NEX-5T and Three New E-Mount Lenses

Sony is primed to announce quite a few new products in the coming months. Some of the more exciting rumored products include the groundbreaking Lens …

Using Toys and Forced Perspective to Get Professional, Low-Budget Visual Effects

While working on a feature film called <i>The Grind</i>, filmmaker Vashi Nedomansky had to come up with a way to shoot a flashback scene, complete with …

How Lighting Plays a Crucial Role in Your Photography

You’ve heard me deliberate about how significant lighting in photography is, but do you really know the reason why? You may know that gaining enough …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Massive Iceberg Rolls Over Exposing Dark Blue Underbelly

Most people think of glaciers as being brightly white and—because most surface-level glaciers are made from airy, unpacked snow—this is largely true. …

7 Awesome Photos Of The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower

Stargaze without leaving your laptop.<p>Missed the peak of the Perseid meteor shower last night, or just want to compare shots? Check out these lovely photos, shared by folks in several places throughout the Northern Hemisphere.<p>The Perseids occur annually from July to August, peaking one night in …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Parametric Architecture Rattles The Italian Alps

With the Paramount Alma Residence, PLASMA Studio places a contemporary and well considered wake-up call in a sleepy town of quaint chalets.<p>Tucked away in the northernmost part of Italy’s South Tyrol province is the picturesque town of Sesto. The thousand-year-old hamlet sits at the base of the …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Beautiful Concept Photos by NYC Fine Art Photographer Ben Zank

Benjamin Zank is a young fine art photographer based in New York City. He caught the photography bug a few years ago, at the age of 18, after picking …

Conceptual Portraits of People Surrounded by Repeating Objects

Up and coming photographer Austin Tott has been attracting quite some attention as of late. The talented lensman from Seattle, Washington has been …

Summer Photography Tips and Techniques

<b>Beach Photography Tips</b><p>Being on the beach is all about fun, so make sure you capture the enjoyment. Get your friends or family to run on the sand; set …

The History of Photography (Infographic)

January 21, 2014 /Photography News/ Here is the beautifully illustrated history of photography, from early cameras to mobile photography.<p>Stats from …

John Keatley On Taking Risks & Reigniting Creativity With The iPhone

The iPhone Portrait series by John Keatley<p>Despite working professionally for many years, celebrity portrait and editorial photographer John Keatley …

Add Impact to Your Photos by Including Shadows

In music they say the spaces between the notes are just as important as the notes themselves. Similarly in photography, it can be the spaces that are …

A Serengeti Safari From The Safety Of Your Desk

We don't often write about multimedia presentations — but if you haven't already seen it, you really should check out <i>National Geographic</i>'s immersive project about the Serengeti lions.<p>Photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson spent more than two years gathering footage …