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Photographing A Same-Gender Wedding or Ceremony

Recently there has been several big changes in the way the US handles same-sex marriage. Now, I don’t write about politics, which I think is lucky …

Photographer Nadia Sablin's series Two Sisters - in pictures

Photographer Nadia Sablin has won the 2013 Firecracker award for her series documenting the lives of her two elderly, unmarried aunts in rural north-west Russia in a series of intimate, lyrical and moving shots

Street Photog Visits North Korea to Shoot Everyday Life in the Mysterious Country

We’ve had precious few chances to get a glimpse into the secretive country of North Korea. With the exception of a few AP photographers working out …

Photoshop King Erik Johansson Uses Photography to Capture Ideas, Not Moments

Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retouch artist, spends countless hours editing his images in Photoshop, adding layer upon layer mask, …

Nokia Lumia 1020 hits Australia 17 September

<b>After giving the Lumia 925 a short stint at the top of the pack, Nokia has announced that the pixel-packing Lumia 1020 will launch in Australia on 17</b> …

Little wonders: Dream No Small Dreams – in pictures

Built in miniature, these dioramas reveal scenes of destruction, mayhem and hyperreality. An exhibition of the scaled-down worlds of New York-based artists Adrien Broom, Thomas Doyle and Patrick Jacobs opens at Ronchini Gallery in London on 6 September

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Baby Sea Turtle’s First Swim

South Florida photographer, Ben Hicks, can consider himself fortunate after having been present for the hatching of a nest of Loggerhead sea turtles …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

A Storm is Brewing

Mitch Dobrowner has chased storms since 2009, photographing monsoons, tornadoes and thunderstorms through out the American Midwest and West, working …

Natural Light: Making the Most of Hard Light

In a previous article I explored ways of taking photos in soft light. Today, I’d like to look at the opposite of that, and discuss the idea of taking …

Winning Jobs Through Personal Projects

Jonathan Gayman is an editorial photographer and PhotoShelter member whose primary focus is food. Coming from a graphic design background (with lots …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Fisheye View of Climbers Descending Mount Rainier

At 14,410 feet, Mount Rainier is Washington’s towering fourteener (14er), nestled between many other prominent peaks in Rainier National Park. …

Mountaineering

Zaha Hadid: queen of the curve – in pictures

Ten years ago she was the architect who couldn't get anything built. Not any more. From the Olympic Aquatics Centre to a new Serpentine gallery, from Beijing to Baku, Zaha Hadid's buildings are everywhere. Still she divides opinion: she's a genius, say some, but to critics she has lost touch with …

Photojournalist Breaks His Previous Record for Largest Camera Collection with 4,425 Units

They say that collecting is nothing but organized hoarding. If you once thought you had issues with Gear Acquisition Syndrome or GAS, lighten up. …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Yangshuo, China from a Hot Air Balloon

Photos taken from a hot air balloon are not as common as aerial photos taken from the window seat of an airplane or helicopter, but they’re just as …

Nikon May Have a ‘Serious’ Underwater Camera in the Works

Underwater photographer might remember the old 35mm Nikonos waterproof cameras. Originally launched in 1963, the Nikonos underwater system set the …

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best photographs from around the world this weekend<p>First published on Sun 8 Sep 2013 12.49 EDT

Beautiful Photo of NASA’s LADEE On Its Way to the Moon Behind the NYC Skyline

Earlier today, we shared the news that NASA has officially joined Instagram, and just in time to share some photos of the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Long Exposure Captures a Lot of Lightning in Utah

Mount Timpanogos, or “Timp” as some would call it, is the second highest mountain in Utah’s Wasatch Range. It towers over the Orem, Pleasant Grove …

Sport picture of the day: Cowboy loses hat in Texas

Mark Wohlwender<p>First published on Mon 9 Sep 2013 08.35 EDT

Abandoned House Comes to Life Because of Unlikely Furry Inhabitants

<i>The House in the Woods</i> is a fascinating collection of photographs that show wild animals appropriating an abandoned home as habitat for themselves. …