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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.<p>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 …

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 …

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 …

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 Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) used a specialised camera to capture some truly remarkable colour images …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

A Passion for Purpose

Adélie penguin, Antarctica.Perhaps no photographer on earth is more passionate about protecting the natural world than Cristina Mittermeier. A …

Cameras

The abandoned woman – in pictures

Kourtney Roy makes eerie self-portraits in desolate yet dramatic locations – with wigs and wardrobe straight out of 1950s melodrama. ‘I am drawn to anonymous scenes,’ she says. ‘It’s where the magic happens’

Louis Vuitton

12 best drone photos according to National Geographic

Dronestagram’s International Drone Photography Contest is in its fourth year<p>The popularity of drones has made it that much easier to capture breathtaking aerial photography (not to mention video) of cityscapes, nature, and everything in between that, in the past, would have required much more …

Drones

Adorable Duo Travels The World To Play With Architecture, And Their Pics Will Give You An Eyegasm

"It is not enough to just have an image that looks beautiful," Daniel told More with Less. "It has to tell something without the need of putting it …

10+ Of The Best Photos From 2017 National Geographic Traveler Contest’s Nature Category

Reflection of the Green Gours at the Watch Out for Dinosaurs first doline in Hang Sơn Đoòng, the largest known cave passage in the world. You need to …

People Are Sharing Photos of Real-Life Places That Belong in a Wes Anderson Film

Director Wes Anderson is known for creating films with a striking visual style and delightfully eccentric characters. They're unforgettable; once you hear titles like <i>Moonrise Kingdom</i> or <i>The Grand Budapest</i> <i>Hotel</i>, you can instantly picture how they look. <i></i>Clad in retro-inspired color schemes and …

Wes Anderson

Kito Fujio’s photos of Japanese playgrounds at night are strangely captivating

Surreal<p>Looking at the work of photographer Kito Fujio, who focuses on Japanese playgrounds, you start to notice a theme: enormous animals. Kids can clamber up the arm of a giant frog and slide down his tongue. They can climb onto the back of a dinosaur made of upright logs, or into the mouth of a …

Japan

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“In our land of opportunities and distractions, it’s hard to devote our attention to the quiet pleasures of reading. It’s as if we live our lives in</i> …

CineStill 50D is Finally Here in the 120 Film Format

The folks over at CineStill have finally got CineStill 50D in the 120 format ready. CineStill 50D, for the uninitiated, the a low ISO, fine grain …

How Photography is Changing in the Age of Machine Learning

You’ve just returned from a shoot with a card full of images. You load them into your card reader and step away for some coffee. When you get back, …

Machine Learning

The View Camera Aesthetic in the Digital Realm part 1

(<i>Editor’s note: This post and the others in the series are a tour de force of technical photography using a view camera. Guest Contributor Steve</i> …