Valentina Balashova

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Crunching the Numbers on the World Press Photo Photographers’ Gear

Each year, the breakdown of gear usage statistics by some of the largest news agencies and associations makes itself public; and this year is no …

The art of camouflage – spot the sniper

If you think you have 20/20 vision, think again. Camouflage works by exploiting the weaknesses of human perception. Most of us rely on our eyesight as our first and best guide to the world around us – Leonardo da Vinci claimed it is worse to lose your sight than any of your other senses because we …

7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

Portraiture is one of the most popular genres of photography around. It’s also one of the most challenging. It takes many long hours of practice …

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Gorgeous LA Sunrise Photo is Collage of 60 Images

Photographer Dan Marker-Moore recently created this stunning collage using 60 photos he had taken over the course of one LA sunrise. Each diagonal line, though barely visible, represents a different image and was taken a few minutes after the image to its left. It's like the City of Angels is …