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Top 20 Photos on Flickr in 2017 Capture the Wondrous Beauty of the World

As we near the end of 2017, it's time to start looking back at the creations that made the year special. Flickr has kicked things off by pulling together the top photos shared on the platform over the past year. From sweeping landscapes to spectacular animal portraits, the list is an inspirational …

Photography

Anthem One Promises to Break All the Rules with Its Modular Professional Lighting System

Take a 5.5-inch cube you can hold in your hands and imagine it can put out 30,000 lumens of daylight-balanced light. You change intensities and color …

Gear & Gadgets

Vibrant Photos of Foliage From Above

If you missed this fleeting, colorful season, immerse yourself in these stunning pictures from our Nature Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Seasons can turn in the blink of an eye. In the northern hemisphere, winter is quickly approaching. Here are some photos to help us savor the beauty of changing …

Nature

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“I think reading is part of the birthright of the humane being”</i> <br>– LeVar Burton<p>Surprising Ways AI Is Impacting Photography – <i>Resource Mag</i><p>Pictures …

Quick Guide to the Rule of Thirds for Artists and Photographers

Most creatives, from painters to photographers, will have come across the Rule of Thirds at some point. Anyone who deals in producing visually appealing work will have had this golden guideline pushed on them in order to achieve a balanced composition. But what is the Rule of Thirds? And where does …

2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest, Part II

National Geographic’s annual photo competition is still open, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 17. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $7,500, publication in <i>National Geographic Magazine,</i> and a feature on National Geographic<i>’</i>s Instagram account. Contest runners have allowed me …

Nature

New photography gallery Fotografiska London to open in 2018

A new art gallery dedicated to photography is to open in London next year.<p>Fotografiska London will be the capital's largest permanent space dedicated to the artform, covering 89,000 square feet, with seven exhibition spaces, a cinema, two restaurants, a cafe and a bar.<p>Based in Whitechapel, East …

50+ Best Wildlife Photos Of 2017 Were Just Announced And The Winning Pic Is Making Everyone Angry And Sad

A ceremony at the Natural History Museum, London, has revealed the results of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, and the winning photos …

Natural History

The week in 27 photos

Take a look at 27 photos of the week from October 13 through October 19.

Raila Odinga

Photographer Spends Almost 10 Years Photographing the Most Beautiful Libraries Around the World

German architectural photographer Reinhard Görner has been working in the field since 1982, photographing both historical and contemporary architecture. Attending photography classes during university, he was intrigued by architectural photography after attending a lecture by Julius Shulman and …

Photography

12 Amazing Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

<b>Contest closes November 17, 2017</b>National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year …

Nature

Iceland from Above – Photography by Kevin Krautgartner

Iceland from above – breathtaking aerial photography by Kevin Krautgartner.Kevin Krautgartner is a Wuppertal, Germany based photographer who …

Photography

Los Alamos by William Eggleston

American photographer William Eggleston was one of the pioneers of colour photography in the 60s. America was his main subject. <i>Los Alamos</i> features …

Photography

The Vietnam War: The Pictures That Moved That Most

‘Who is the Enemy Here?’<p><b>The vietnam war Pictures That Moved Them Most</b><p>While the Vietnam War raged — roughly two decades’ worth of bloody and …

Photojournalism

These photos just won the Bird Photographer of the Year Awards 2017

<b>This year’s Bird Photographer of the Year Awards have left us with spectacular images of our amazing natural world.</b><p>It is now the second year of this …

Birds

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“What are you reading? isn’t a simple question when asked with genuine curiosity; it’s really a way of asking, Who are you now and who are you</i> …

Photography

Colour images taken 100 years ago show Russia like you wouldn’t imagine it

100 years ago, photographer and chemist, Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) used a specialised camera to capture some truly remarkable …

Russian Empire

Behind the scenes with Albert Watson: Watch a photographic legend shape light

Profoto recently connected two icons in their respective fields: Albert Watson, the portrait photography legend, and Sergei Polunin, the so-called …

Photography

Why I Choose to Include Myself in My Photos

From early on in life I had a camera in hand. I loved photography, I loved landscapes, I loved capturing places I went. The problem was that every …

Photography

Photographer Creates Brilliant Photo and Video Mashups of People, Places, and Everyday Objects

Atlanta art director and photographer Stephen McMennamy has created brilliant photo and video mashups of people, places, and everyday objects. An …

Photography

The Winners of MonoVisions Black and White Photography Awards 2017

<i>Screenshot taken from the MonoVisions Black & White Photography Awards Website</i><p>Fans of black and white photography, rejoice: the winning snaps of the …

Photojournalism

Come on in! The joy of naked bathing – in pictures

The young, the old, the slender, the majestic … Ruth Kaplan travelled the world taking shots of bathers lost in thought in hot springs, saunas and public baths

Europe

W Eugene Smith, the photographer who wanted to record everything

Smith took many famous pictures, but also taped hours of audio of jazz greats, writers and artists of the day in his New York loft. A new book explores his strange world<p>In April 1977, the photographer W Eugene Smith sat in a wheelchair in 23rd Street in New York and oversaw the loading of his vast …

Jazz

Here’s the First 81-Megapixel Photo by the Light L16 16-Camera Camera

The camera startup Light began shipping out the first L16 cameras to pre-order customers last month. If you want to see what the 16-camera camera can …

Cameras

WINNERS—Magnum Photography Awards 2017

<b>Magnum Photography</b><br>Awards 2017<p>Presenting the Winners, Finalists & Jurors’ Picks<p>We are very pleased to announce the 41 outstanding photographers who have been selected as recipients of the 2nd annual Magnum Photography Awards! Our jury—consisting of Magnum photographers, world-renowned curators, and …

Street Photography

A New Low: “Photo Community” Asks for (and Gets) Free Commercial License to Photos

Yes, it’s finally happened. A “photo community” is asking contributors to go ahead and give up all rights to their images, including for commercial …

Graphics