Gaurav Singhal

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The most colourful cities in the world – in pictures

From the arts hub of Valparaiso to the ‘blue city’ of Jodhpur, we take a look at the neighbourhoods and cityscapes that have been transformed by colourful paint<p>• Share your own photos on Twitter and Instagram using #guardiancolourfulcities


11 Vacation Ideas From the Best Movies of the Year

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in this heartfelt drama, which tells the story of Lili Elbe, the first person in history to undergo sexual …

Add This 12-Minute Workout to Your Routine For Sculpted Abs

<i>The following post was originally featured on Jill Conyers and written by Jill Conyers, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Ever have one of those weekends that is exceptional and you hate to see it end? That was my weekend. It was relaxing, productive, fun and with a lot of laughs. See why I …

Five things great brands will do differently on social media in 2016

It’s easy to be distracted by the latest shiny innovations, but a focus on quality content and media planning are key for successful social media marketing<p>Social channels have become walled gardens, offering meaningful mobile reach and relative safety from fraud and adblockers. Ironically there’s …

Social Media

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Surreal Photos of Singapore’s Solar-Powered Supertrees

Is it just us or do these trees look like something out of a sci-fi movie or, the very least, digital paintings? Sure, there's a bit of post processing done to these images but, for the most part, these are actual photos of Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Back in 2009, we posted on …

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10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits

How do you take Portraits that have the ‘Wow’ factor? Today and tomorrow I want to talk about taking Portraits that are a little out of the box. You …

Digital Photography

Rare Historical Photos

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A Quick and Dirty Guide To Depth of Field

<i>Aperture –</i> One of the first things we learn in our studies as photographers is about aperture. Not only does it control the amount light that passes …

Flash-Free Portrait Photography Guide

Learning to shoot portraits proficiently and efficiently with natural light involves knowledge, skills, gear and techniques that all developing …


11 Secret Ingredients to Viral Facebook Posts

Wondering how to craft a viral facebook post? Here are the 11 ingredients that are the key to creating Facebook posts that go viral and are heavily shared. Looking for more insights on how you can use Facebook to drive results for your business or brands? Check out my ebook standout, the content …

Texture as a Design Element in Photography

One of the first things to consider when photographing texture is that the beauty is in the details.

The Basics of Using ND Grads to Improve Your Landscapes

As I’ve written before, the hardest part of landscape photography is retaining detail in a bright sky with a darker foreground. There are several …

Digital Photography

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Advanced Tips for Tack Sharp Images

Pin It One very common question I get from photographers is why they can never get their images as sharp as the ones they see online. This is a …

Landscape Photography

Project 365 #167 - Droplets on Leaf [Explore]

How to go Get the Best Shots of your Kids

Once you've begun to incorporate the “Get on their level” angle into your routine, here are 4 \ ideas to break the cycle of the adult eye level shots.

Digital Photography

Ten items you should have in your camera bag

What's in your camera bag? A camera (hopefully) and maybe a lens or two, but that's probably not everything that you need. In this article we're …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …



Freelensing is a technique where a photograph is taken with the camera lens physically separated from the camera body. Because it just uses the …

How to Print Photos with Lightroom: The Print Module

Numerous photographers are taking advantage of Lightroom for organizing and editing photos. The software makes the process of importing and …

Marvelous Giraffe Photography

There are many beloved animals in the wild, like koalas, deers and monkeys, but there's one more I'd like to show some love today: giraffe! This …

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Stunning Black and White Photography of Global Architecture

Frankfurt, Germany-based photographer Maik Lipp (aka usrdck) has traveled the world, taking some truly stunning images of architecture from each visited city. From New York and Barcelona to Singapore and Hong Kong, Lipp has managed to capture the architectural essence of each city in black and …