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2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year highly commended - in pictures

An Asian sheepshead wrasse, wild dogs and a pygmy goby are just a few of animals featured in the photos shortlisted for this year’s competition

Nature Photography

In Iceland with the Hasselblad X1D

“Keeping things light and compact also means you can explore further without getting tired and can save some weight on your tripod and other …

Think All the Photos on Instagram Look the Same? So Does She.

For some photographers, Instagram has been a massive success story, allowing them to build a direct audience of hundred of thousands, if not …

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.”</i> <i><br>― David Mitchell</i><p>Photojournalim’s Moment of Reckoning – <i>Columbia Journalism Review</i><p>How Can Creative …

Cities from the sky: The best urban drone photography of the year

Drone photography is still an incredibly new and emerging art form. Just a few short years ago it would have been nigh on impossible to capture some …

Outstanding Portraits and Self-Portraits with Laura Zalenga

Between delicate fiction, dramatic surrealism and visual poetry, German-based artist Laura Zalenga’s photographs dissect human emotions with …

This Is the Secret to Unforgettable Photos

Anyone with a smartphone is an artist these days. Legendary photographer Albert Watson thinks that's a great thing.<p>For art lovers, visiting Fotografiska, the photography museum in Stockholm, is a must. Unlike traditional institutions, Fotografiska bills itself as a meeting place where everything …

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year winner announced

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year winners<p><i>Nature 1st Place – and Grand Prize winner</i> <i><br>Photo and Caption by Reiko Takahashi /</i> …

27 Award-Winning Wedding Photos That Are Too Stunning To Look Away From

We can't stop staring.<p>The best wedding photographers aren’t afraid to take risks and push boundaries, using their sharp eyes to capture beauty, humor and emotion in powerful ways.<p>Last week, Fearless Photographers, a website that highlights the top wedding photography from around the world, released …

Drones Are Changing How We See the World

Whenever I fly on an airplane, I always try to get a window seat. My favorite moments are takeoff and landing, when I’m down below 500 feet, so low …

Paraglider

Watch as Nearly 1,000 Drones Come Together to Make TIME's New Cover

TIME’s cover this week is unlike any in the magazine’s 95-year history.<p>Working with Intel, the cover was made by using 958 of the company’s Shooting …

Winter Olympics

Iceland From Above: Drone Photography by Benjamin Hardman

Stunning aerial shots by <b>Benjamin Hardman</b>, talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, adventurer and drone pilot from Australia who currently lives …

Photography

Sally Mann Looks Back on Life in the American South

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in the 1951 novel <i>Requiem for a Nun</i>. He understood the ways in which history is …

American South

One Photographer Dresses People in Camouflage Sweaters, With Delightful Results

The Brighton photographer Joseph Ford could have easily spent a couple of hours on Photoshop and made a series of pictures with people camouflaged …

Sweaters

Bodies, Movements and Scenic Landscapes

Seizing dancers and circus performers’ movements in spectacular places: it is what French photographer Haze Kware realizes with precision. …

Visual Art

This beautiful project creates soundtracks for photographs

‘Sound Photography’ is the latest project from Cities and Memory<p>The photograph is dark, cooling towers stark against a sky streaked with color. This is the Drax power station in England, a site of pollution and protests. What would it be like to stand at the site? What would this scene sound …

The Rolleiflex Is Back – Kind Of

The Rolleiflex is one of those instantly recognizable, iconic cameras, even if it’s long defunct and the company behind it, Rollei, closed down in …

Portrait of Britain: Diversifying the Traditional Group Portrait

<b>Frederic Aranda is a photographer specializing in group portraiture. His work has twice been selected for Portrait of Britain, with both his winning</b> …

Dramatic Photos of Our World From Above

TravelPhoto Contest<p>This photographer provides a bird's-eye view of urban and natural wonders.<p>Photography is a meditative practice for Toronto photographer Gary Cummins. Working in the construction industry by day, Cummins relishes his nights and weekends to explore his sky-high passion. …

Regulation

The Dizzying Patterns of Movement at Athletic Events Captured in Composite Photographs by Pelle Cass | Colossal

<p>Photographer Pelle Cass documents the flurry of activity and movement that occurs at sporting events in a unique series of masterfully edited images …

Colossal

Why do bad photographers think they’re good?

Someone has just bought their first “good camera” and immediately started “photography business,” proudly showing off their work which is… well, not …

How the Development of the Camera Changed Our World

These days, thanks to smartphones, almost everyone has a camera with them at any given moment. And, there is no doubt about the impact of photography on the entire world. Rewinding time, before selfies were a cultural norm, before geniuses like Cindy Sherman and Andrea Gursky elevated photography …

Videography

Stunning Pictures of Winter in Iceland

<b>Petr Hricko</b> is a photographer based in Teplice in the Czech Republic. Since 2012, he captures everything he finds interesting around him. Every year, …

Top 10 Winter Olympic Photographs

Most sports photographers dream of photographing the Olympics. In a global event filled with such high intensity, drama, and action, it's difficult …

Photography

Rare photographs that changed lives

<b>Twenty-four photographs from the Lewis Hine archive have been auctioned in New York. The rare prints were from the collection of the late New York photographer Isador Sy Seidman.</b><p>American sociologist Hine was one of the most important documentary photographers of the 20th Century. Because the notion …

Acclimate – Iceland Photography by Balint Alovits

Acclimate, a photographic project by Balint Alovits with the aim to document how an inhabited area is formed where natural conditions are basically …

Surreal Photos Look Like They’re Straight Out of a Dream

Russian fine art photographer Platon Yurich creates dreamlike images by merging surrealism with digital art. A talented photo manipulator, filmmaker, and creative director, Yurich’s growing portfolio of conceptual photography evokes mystery and wonder, and encourages the viewer to explore their …

These six photos are competing for a top photojournalism prize

By Olivier Laurent<p>Olivier Laurent<p>Photo editor focusing on France, Africa, Middle East and Asia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The world’s violence in its many forms — including the death of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence and Iraq’s fight against the Islamic State — dominated the front pages of newspapers …

Photographers

IKEA to Carry Hasselblad Masters Photography

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA may be best known for its (relatively) easy-to-assemble furniture gracing everything from college dorms to suburban …