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Interesting Photo of the Day: Stray Cat in Strasbourg

Interesting Photo of the Day: Stray Cat in Strasbourg

It’s so hyper-realistic, it looks ripped from a comic book: a stray cat treads the cobblestone road of Strasbourg, France, sieged by a bright moon, dark clouds and picturesque olden European homes. If the image looks too good to be true, that’s because it is; it’s a composite image, the trademark style of Moldovan photographic artist Igor […]

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19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History

19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History

Some images define history: an early snapshot of the Statue of Liberty; Neil Armstrong first setting foot on the moon; a defiant man standing before a tank in Tiananmen Square; the Beatles walking down Abbey Road. But the other angles are rarely seen: the Statue of Liberty under construction in France, for example; or the […]

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Photographer Captures the Adorable Friendship Between an Owl and a Dog

Photographer Captures the Adorable Friendship Between an Owl and a Dog

Hoo’s a good boy? The Internet has been won over by a German Shepherd named Ingo and his best friend, Poldi the owl. Check out this album of magical, golden-hour shots: For his part, Poldi seems perpetually surprised at whatever’s going on, while Ingo looks a little more on the sleepy side. Neither seems to […]

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5 Tips for Taking Travel Photos in Dangerous Countries

5 Tips for Taking Travel Photos in Dangerous Countries

In December 2015, I stumbled upon a slum along the riverbank of Iquitos, an isolated Peruvian city in the Amazon jungle, and walked down rickety wooden boardwalk with my old Canon T2i in hand—snapping shots of the decrepit homes, crumbling wooden stilts, tattered clothes drying in the humid air—until a local security guard walked up to me and told me, in […]

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How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

If you’re shooting with soft lighting and a colorful backdrop, it’s all too common to find a bit of color affecting the subject—green backgrounds make them look sickly, orange makes them glow, stuff like that. In this tutorial, Michael Woloszynowicz shows off a handy little tip that avoids Photoshop’s messy trial-and-error color balance correction: As he points […]

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Lighting Setup for a Kitchen Portrait Session

Lighting Setup for a Kitchen Portrait Session

Complex photo shoots call for complex lighting. That’s why Jay P. Morgan shows us exactly how he sets up his seven different lights for this shoot, which features Jodie Sweetin (of Full House fame) posing as a beauty queen in a disaster kitchen. Here’s how he does it: The idea for this photo shoot began with Sweetin, who […]

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Hyperlapse Photography Project Across Asia

Hyperlapse Photography Project Across Asia

It took Daniel and Gina, who run the travel blog Sunrise Odyssey, a full year to traverse overland from China to Greece. But it’ll take you less than three minutes to watch their hyperlapse video, documenting the brilliant colors and gorgeous architecture along the way: The last 20 or so seconds of the video is dedicated to a behind-the-scenes glimpse […]

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How to Create a Beauty Style Portrait With Just One Light

How to Create a Beauty Style Portrait With Just One Light

Sometimes, less really is more. That’s the philosophy behind this simple beauty shoot, hosted by Miguel Quiles, which features just a single light and some remarkable results. Here’s how he does it: Quiles breaks down his shoot into every possible detail. His gear, for example, is simple; he’s shooting with a Sony A7RII mirrorless camera and a Zeiss Batis […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Dolphins of Na Pali Coast

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Dolphins of Na Pali Coast

Karma is real. Photographer Christopher Howard, whose colorful images bring out a vivaciousness in whatever he shoots, captured this image of a dolphin swimming along the Na Pali coast along the northern coast of Kauai more than a year ago: When the photo was reposted online in February 2016, it naturally garnered praise, awe, and criticism for being Photoshopped. […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

The Dolomites, found in Italy’s northern Alps, are 18 mind-boggling peaks of vertical rock walls, steeples, densely packed valleys and hidden fossils that evidence Mesozoic systems from 250 million years ago, protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Prone to landslides and floods, the Dolomites are no strangers to tempestuous weather; with a little patience, […]

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