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Boston Layer-Lapse is the First Timelapse Sequence of Its Kind

Boston Layer-Lapse is the First Timelapse Sequence of Its Kind

It’s been a long time since a truly revolutionary innovation has made its way into the world of timelapse, but now, with this new video from photographer Julian Tryba, something new and truly stunning may have just been born. Calling his video a “layer-lapse” of Boston, Tryba has possibly provided us with one of the biggest [...]

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How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show us how a few quick fixes in Lightroom can make your images sing: In some cases, turning down your saturation may leave you with a nice black and [...]

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You Are Here: Stunning Images of Earth from Space

You Are Here: Stunning Images of Earth from Space

We are here. On Earth. And just when we thought we’d finally comprehended the beauty of this planet, she throws another astonishing surprise our way. Colonel Chris Hadfield, one of the most accomplished astronauts in history, has taken thousands of astounding pictures from the space station during his missions and compiled them into a visually stunning [...]

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What Makes a Great Photograph?

What Makes a Great Photograph?

I’m sure this article will be controversial. I mean, after all, how do you objectively characterize what makes a good photograph? It’s not like marking a mathematics paper, where there is always a right or wrong answer. Photography, much like any other art form, is very subjective. That said, I do believe that there are [...]

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5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

This article is written by James Maher – author of the popular in-depth guide for aspiring street photographers (discount code picturecorrect): Essentials of Street Photography So you know how to read the light and capture a sharp shot. You’re confident in your compositions. You’re not afraid to capture people candidly. You’ve found that this is [...]

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Photo Composition Basics: What You Need to Learn

Photo Composition Basics: What You Need to Learn

One of the most important things a photographer can carry in his bag is a firm understanding of the basic elements of photography. A picture is not just a piece of photo paper but the result of thousands of tiny variables coming together all at once. Understanding these different elements and how you can use [...]

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Timelapse: Dawn to Dusk in the City of Angels

Timelapse: Dawn to Dusk in the City of Angels

In his latest timelapse project, “Angel City,” photographer and filmmaker Gavin Heffernan has captured the grit and speed of life in Los Angeles, taking advantage of the illumination of a supermoon to capture some well-lit night shots: “The light of the latest ‘Supermoon’ provided incredible extra definition in the darks of the city panoramas, while also giving some [...]

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How to Create Believable Photo Composites

How to Create Believable Photo Composites

Ever wondered how some of the stellar fantasy art is done or wished you could convincingly add or replace something in an image? The secret is in producing photo composites, but creating a believable sense of depth often seems easier said than done. Luckily, the solutions aren’t as tricky as they may seem. For starters, [...]

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The Cutest Animal Family Portraits You’ve Ever Seen

The Cutest Animal Family Portraits You’ve Ever Seen

Sometimes we humans think of ourselves as alone in the universe—there’s no one and nothing else that feels the way we do. Funny thing is, it’s a lot less true than we think. Check out this album of “family portraits” and see if it doesn’t pull on your heartstrings a little: Most of us who [...]

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5 Tips for Becoming More Instinctive With Portrait Photography

5 Tips for Becoming More Instinctive With Portrait Photography

Quick Reminder: Only a little while left in the launch sale on Portraits – After the Shot The main challenge with portrait photography is, without a doubt, producing a portrait that does not leave the subject looking rigid, anxious, or just simply uncomfortable. A portrait photographer must gain his or her subject’s trust to help [...]

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