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When Photographers Fail, They Do It Big Time! 7 Major Mistakes Caught On Camera.

I think it’s safe to say there are a lot of photographers who wouldn’t have a problem with achieving world fame. But here’s the trick: it does matter …

Amazing

Portraits of Costume Owners at Home

For the past couple of years, photographer Klaus Pichler has been interested in the subject of costumes. The subject has traditions in many of the …

Wildlife Photographer Patiently Waits for Polar Bear to Surface

American nature and wildlife photographer Paul Souders is very well-travelled around the globe. In one of his exploits, we have his series of images …

10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, …

Landscape Photography

Breaking Down the Creative Process

What we refer to as the creative process can be broken down into four distinct stages-- Preparation, Incubation, Illumination, and Implementation.

Digital Photography

What to Teach Your Kids about Photography

We love photography. We love our kids. So, it would stand to reason that if we can find a way to combine photography and spending time with our kids …

Kids

Martin Parr's assignment for This Is Your Photo: funerals

Week two of the Guardian's photography project sees the great documentary lensman Martin Parr setting a tough task. Share a photo of a funeral – and it could be displayed in the Photographers' Gallery<p>Last week we introduced you to This Is Your Photo, a project taking place at the Photographers’ …

Weekend readers' best photographs: shade

From tube stations to elephants: your best pictures on this week's theme, shade<p>The next topic is patience (to appear August 24). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday August 14; …

Satellite Photograph Animated GIFs Show How Earth ‘Breathes’ in a Year

Want to see how our planet “breathes”? Data visualization guru and cartographer John Nelson recently downloaded twelve cloud-free satellite …

Fallen Princesses Photo Series Paints a Bleak Picture of ‘Happily Ever After’

What happens when “and then they lived happily ever after” is replaced with something more akin to “and then reality reared its ugly head?” That’s …

Be A Square; Photograph In Public!

We love what we see on Instagram, and we think there's potential for something deeper. Something more communal. So today we're starting something new with our friends at KPCC in Los Angeles: A collective storytelling project called <b>Public Square.</b> <i>Follow us! @npr + @kpcc</i><p>Each month will have a theme …

Life of a Traveling Landscape Photographer

Many aspiring landscape photographers dream for the chance to travel the world and take photos for a living. Lars Schneider was one of those …

Amazing Underwater Dog Photography by Seth Casteel

Seth Casteel is an award-winning photographer and New York Times Best Selling Author. His series of underwater dog photographs have been seen by …

Amazing

Photo Overlays Create a Then and Now Perspective

Not too long ago we were mesmerized by the pictures sewn together by Russian photographer Sergey Larenkov, where he meticulously merged World War II …

Tutorials

Photographer Gives Greek Sculptures a Hipster Makeover Using Photoshop

The term “hipster” is only decades old (at most) and has only become widely used over the past half decade, but what if the concept had existed in …

Commercial High-Speed Photography Demonstrations

Beautiful, Clean, Simple, and Bold: These are a few of the words that describe Karl Taylor’s photographic work. For over 15 years, Taylor has been …

Photography

This Target Tracking Camera Keeps Fast Objects Centered in the Frame

Under development in the Ishikawa Oku Lab at the University of Tokyo is a dynamic target tracking camera capable of keeping fast-moving objects …

Chaos in Brazil: Hit the Streets with this Talented & Brave Photojournalist

There is currently a great amount of unrest in Brazil. Police officers barricade the streets as protesters riot with flags and shouts of discontent, …

Justice

Above the Law – Photos of Graffiti Artists by Phil America

Graffiti can be a controversial topic because it’s both illegal and artistic, but regardless of whether you think it’s closer to beautification or …

Streetwear

Creating the Photograph: Thomas David's "Dust and Fight"

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is an original series where we interview photographers all about a photo that they shot how it was achieved.</i> …

Recycling

Photo Series 'Limbo' Shows Men Half-Submerged in Water

The Free Dictionary defines “Limbo” as “states of oblivion, confinement, or transition.” It further elaborates that it “is derived from the …

Catholicism

Photolucida: Lorenzo Triburgo: Transportraits

Today begins several weeks dedicated to work seen at Photolucida…… <i><br>Valley Waterfall, Erin</i><p>At Photolucida, I was immediately drawn to the photographs of …

Graveyard Girls: A Photo Shoot with a DIY Dam, Water, Milk, and Flour-Covered Girls

I’ve been living out of my car and driving all over the country to create new work. This past Sunday, I stopped near Nashville, Tennessee to see my …

Aerial Photos of Colorful Beaches Shot from Doorless Helicopter

<i>À La Plage, À La Piscine</i> or <i>At the Beach, At the Pool</i>, is a collection of aerial photographs of various shorelines packed with frolicking beach goers. …

Amazing

How to Shoot Starry Photos of Fireflies

Firefly photographs are commonly shot using long exposures from a tripod. The proper exposure depends on the ratio of the fireflies’ luminosity to …

Imaginative Self-Portraits by Zev Hoover

Zev Hoover is a 14-year-old photographer from Natick, Massachusetts, whose self-portraits can bring you into another world. Depending on the photo, …

Photography

Top Photographers Share Their Thoughts on Success and ‘Making It’

Pursuing a career doing something you love can be a terrifying thing, and so we often look to the people who have “made it” in our field as sources …