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“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.”…

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.” David Hurn made several trips to Arizona between 1979 and 2001, turning his inimitable eye to the daily life of the Arizonians he encountered: http://bit.ly/2fb3h0M PHOTO: The marching bands are always led by baton twirlers, who practice their acrobatics before the actual march takes place. Preparation for the annual Christmas parade in Phoenix, Arizona. 1979. © David Hurn / Magnum Photos Link to the full […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more o…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H08bTbC0 Picture: “Man frying fish at a local market” by Imani Kisare Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08bSxD0 #500px #TravelPhotography Link to the full 500px story

How to Photograph the Total Solar Eclipse and Get Better Images With the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini

Are you ready for the eclipse? How to Photograph the Total Solar Eclipse and Get Better Images With the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini On August 21, hundreds of thousands of people in North America and millions watching live at home will be experiencing a once, maybe twice, in a lifetime celestial opportunity. A total eclipse of the sun. Thousands of photographers will be traveling to locations along the path of totality to get the… Link to the full Fstoppers story

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

“Some of the best light for photography comes along during the so-called blue hours—the moments before sunrise and after sunset when the sky shows off vivid, rich, beautiful blue tones.” – Deborah Sandidge How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on the fact that the right […]

How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone

Smart thinking from Brad Mangin. How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone Josh Donaldson, then of the Oakland A’s, now with the Toronto Blue Jays, at spring training, 2014, in Phoenix. “I was lying on the ground with the tiny lens of my iPhone poking through a hole in the netting of the batting cage,” Brad Mangin says. “I wanted a picture that combined some action with th… Link to the full […]

The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously

The StandInBaby is a Kickstarter for a baby-sized dummy with which you can practice newborn photography The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously Link to the full Popular Photography story

Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer

Landscape photographer? Watch this! Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer Landscape photography is a weird genre: there are no people, and unlike something like product photography, it’s pretty much up to you to choose what to shoot and how to shoot it. So, it can often feel a bit nebulous as to how one navigates a world veritably inundated with imagery, particularly when… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams

“What a camera. So, so good. This is everything a wedding photographer has been dreaming of.” Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams Until 2016, I had photographed weddings using nothing but Nikon cameras. First the D90, then D700, D3s, D4 and then the D4s (while dabbling with the D800, Link to the full PetaPixel story

No Pressure: 90 Seconds to Photograph Basketball Great John Stockton

You’ve got 90 seconds to take a great portrait. Go! No Pressure: 90 Seconds to Photograph Basketball Great John Stockton University photographers often end up rubbing shoulders with some pretty famous alumni, and that privileged position sometimes offers the chance to shoot some compelling portraits of said celebrities. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always mean you’ll have a lot of time to bust out the strobes in the st… Link to the full Fstoppers story

You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO)

Two great tips from a pro photojournalist. You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO) Doug McKinlay is a successful photojournalist who does a lot of street photography, and in this quick tutorial he describes two great techniques for making your images more interesting. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

8 Tips For Better Fall Portrait Photos

Tips for making fall portrait photos that really pop. 8 Tips For Better Fall Portrait Photos Link to the full Popular Photography story

Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video

The Canon 1D X Mark II shoots 4K video at 60 FPS and full-res still photos with AF up to 16 FPS Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video Link to the full Popular Photography story

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot …

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot I got pretty lucky. On occasion, we can get some pretty epic weather in Southern Utah. This was taken early in the morning and the sky happened to open up right as a Life Flight helicopter flew into the gap.” Picture: “Life Flight” by Rex Jones Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08gcb10 Link to the full 500px story

How-To: Photograph Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Against a White Background

Sue Tallon explains how to shoot fruit or vegetables on a white background How-To: Photograph Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Against a White Background Link to the full Popular Photography story

Photos of Pet Brothers from Other Mothers

This is adorable. Photos of Pet Brothers from Other Mothers If you’re a fan of cute animal photos, look no further than the Pet Brothers from Other Mothers collection by the UK-based photo library Warren Photographi Link to the full PetaPixel story

How-To: Photograph The Moon

Whether it’s a super-moon, harvest, moon, full moon, or any other kind of moon, here’s how to photograph it How-To: Photograph The Moon Link to the full Popular Photography story

Photograph August’s Rare Solar Eclipse like a Boss with This 6-Minute Video Tutorial

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime event, so do it right. Photograph August’s Rare Solar Eclipse like a Boss with This 6-Minute Video Tutorial Back in April we explained how to photograph the August 21 total solar eclipse that will be the first such event viewable from coast to coast in the U.S. since 1918. Because this really is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, we thought we’d share the quick video below with more tips on capturing epic… Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Point Of View or Contention?

How do we make our different points of view blend and bend so they meet end to end?

Tips for Better Street Photography

Take better street shots! Tips for Better Street Photography It applies to life as well, but if you want to get out there and take some great images, don’t be a d*#k. Eduardo Pavez Goye takes us through how he gets his street photography shots on film. It’s a great challenge these days, the streets are filled to the brim in the cities, which is great for taki… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Tips From a Pro: Shoot Kid Photography That’s Authentic, Not Cheesy

Zoe Berkovic tells us her tips for better photographs of kids Tips From a Pro: Shoot Kid Photography That’s Authentic, Not Cheesy Link to the full Popular Photography story

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

How to turn a dull photo into photo art. Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to complete Link to the full PetaPixel story

This Smartphone Treat Holder Helps You Shoot Pet Portraits

Here’s a clever tool for pet photography. This Smartphone Treat Holder Helps You Shoot Pet Portraits Getting the perfect portrait of your pooch or cat looking into your camera can be challenging. Pets aren’t the most patient models, but a Los Angeles-based Link to the full PetaPixel story

Portrait photographer Ciro Galluccio used photography and video to create images…

Portrait photographer Ciro Galluccio used photography and video to create images that challenge beauty norms and celebrate the imperfections that make us unique on his thesis project “Defected”. Read more on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H07Y6XB0 Picture: “Golden tears” by Ciro Galluccio Profile: http://hubs.ly/H07Y6BY0 #500px #Imperfections #PortraitPhotography Link to the full 500px story

How NOT to Photograph an Alligator

Don’t do this. How NOT to Photograph an Alligator When photographing wildlife, especially dangerous creatures, it’s important to stay a smart and safe distance away. One photographer over in Florida didn’t Link to the full PetaPixel story

This Is How You Create a High-End Photograph of a Bottle of Wine

Photographer Karl Taylor demonstrates how he takes a high-end still life photo of a bottle of wine This Is How You Create a High-End Photograph of a Bottle of Wine Link to the full Popular Photography story

How to Photograph Glassware on a Pure White Background

How it’s done. How to Photograph Glassware on a Pure White Background Glassware makes for beautifully contrasting shapes on a white background. Taken under studio lighting, this high-key style of photography looks r Link to the full PetaPixel story

How-To: Photograph Grizzly Bears Without Getting Mauled

A nature photographer’s tips for capturing �dramatic images of �these majestic—and often misunderstood—creatures How-To: Photograph Grizzly Bears Without Getting Mauled Link to the full Popular Photography story

How to Define What Makes a Great Photograph Great

Defining great imagery. How to Define What Makes a Great Photograph Great Photographers tend to bemoan that everyone’s seeming belief that they are a photo critic. Event though the vast majority of people aren’t really experienced enough or aware enough of what makes a good photo to be taken seriously. This position is often weakened by the fact that even top photographer… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Photojournalism Is for White Men, as Revealed by a Stunning New York Times Photograph

The gap in photojournalism. Photojournalism Is for White Men, as Revealed by a Stunning New York Times Photograph There’s no question that the New York Times photo of James Comey during his Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, where he detailed his uncomfortable and suspect dealings with President Donald Trump, is going to be one of the iconic ones of our time. There’s also no question about who overwhelmingl… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Billboard Uses Tire Screeching Sounds to Photograph Terrified Jaywalkers

The “I’m about to die” photo booth. Billboard Uses Tire Screeching Sounds to Photograph Terrified Jaywalkers An unusual billboard was recently set up at a crosswalk in France to promote pedestrian safety. Whenever a pedestrian was detected crossing while the “red Link to the full PetaPixel story

How to Photograph Fireworks

Some great tips on photographing fireworks for our US readers who will be celebrating the Independence Day: https://photographylife.com/how-to-photograph-fireworks How to Photograph Fireworks Wondering about photographing fireworks on 4th of July, New Year or some other event / occasion? In this quick article, I will provide some basic tips on how to best capture fireworks, what type of equipment to use and what camera settings to use during the process. Although the process is relativel… Link to the Popular Photography Facebook […]

How NOT to Photograph a Wedding as a Guest

Oops… How NOT to Photograph a Wedding as a Guest There’s a new cringeworthy video making the rounds that shows what can happen when a wedding guest’s attempt at capturing the perfect photo goes very, very Link to the full PetaPixel story

The beauty of human skin in every color

The beauty of human skin in every color http://www.ted.com/talks/angelica_dass_the_beauty_of_human_skin_in_every_color? The beauty of human skin in every color Angélica Dass’s photography challenges how we think about skin color and ethnic identity. In this personal talk, hear about the inspiration behind her portrait project, Humanæ, and her pursuit to document humanity’s true colors rather than the untrue white, red, black and yellow associated with race… Link to the full Strobox story

Episode #3: Four Photographers Repeat the Viral Challenge to Photograph the Same Model (VIDEO)

This one is a lot of fun. Episode #3: Four Photographers Repeat the Viral Challenge to Photograph the Same Model (VIDEO) A while back we featured an unusual challenge in which six photographers shot the same model with very interesting results. When that video went viral, three photographers and a special guest repeated the competition. And now, inspired by the first two episodes, we bring you shootout number three. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Making Something Cool When Your Environment Is Boring

Boring environment? No problem! Making Something Cool When Your Environment Is Boring Have you ever felt that certain photographers and film makers just get the great shots because they get to go to some super locations? Or because they get commissioned by the top brands to have all the best lighting and equipment? A guy called Brandon Li had almost the same experience. He travels to… Link to the Fstoppers story

Photos of Europe’s Most Spellbinding Libraries

This photographer hunted down Europe’s most beautiful libraries. Photos of Europe’s Most Spellbinding Libraries Nestled away in some of Europe’s most culture-rich cities are libraries that have stood the test of time. They are filled from floor to ceiling with books Source

How to Photograph Christmas Lights

Seasons Greetings. http://www.picturecorrect.com/tips/how-to-photograph-christmas-lights/ How to Photograph Christmas Lights Source

Aspects of Photography – Psychology of Colour – YouTube

Aspects of Photography – Psychology of Colour – YouTube We are surrounded by colour everywhere and our senses perceive these colours in a way that can add a mood to the setting or invoke a personal emotion dependent on the dominant colour in the scene. When composing a scene in photography you can use these colours to enhance a particular feeling or mood that you want to convey. Colours can be bold and bright or pastel subdued shades and these […]

The Story Behind ‘Migrant Mother’ One Of The Most Famous Photographs Of All Time

Learn the story behind this famous photograph. The Story Behind ‘Migrant Mother’ One Of The Most Famous Photographs Of All Time Perhaps no single photo is more symbolic of America’s troubles during the Great Depression than Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother.” Depicting an itinerant farm worker, Florence Owens Thompson, and five of her children apparently in the grips of despair on the side of the road, this single image came… Source

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