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2 Year Timelapse Photo Project from a Shanghai Apartment

2 Year Timelapse Photo Project from a Shanghai Apartment

What’s the longest you’ve ever shot for a project – a week? a month? How about 2 years? Photographer Joe Nafis has recently created a 3 1/2 minute video containing timelapses of Shanghai over the past 24 months. All the footage is taken from his apartment on the 23rd floor, yet it shows a great […]

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How to Set Up for a Powder Photography Session

How to Set Up for a Powder Photography Session

Inspired by the work of Thomas David, Arizona based photographer Edward Brice, decided to try his hand at powder photographer. This behind the scenes look at how Brice went about capturing his own powder shots sheds some light onto the process, should you decide to try it for yourself. Just be aware, your studio might will […]

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Photography Tips to Take Good Pictures

Photography Tips to Take Good Pictures

Ending soon: make your photos pop with Topaz Adjust at 40% Off A lot of us really don’t have the expertise we’d like to for taking photos that are worth framing. Digital cameras really have come a long way, however, making it quite possible for just about everyone to capture excellent pictures. Today’s cameras do […]

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Night Photography: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Night Photography: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Today we bring you a short film by Mark and Angela Walley: a documentary piece about Scott Martin and Lance Keimig, two experienced photographers who run workshops teaching the nuances of nighttime photography. Working together for the past three years, these two Texans get at the heart of the photographic possibilities that darkness offers in […]

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How to Make an Infrared Camera

How to Make an Infrared Camera

We’ve published a few pieces on infrared photography before, and we’ve mentioned how it’s possible to modify a cheap or junk camera to be sensitive to infrared light. But you might be wondering, “Just HOW am I supposed to do that?” This video can walk you through the process: The camera he converts is a […]

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10 Landscape Photography Tips: Beginner and Advanced

10 Landscape Photography Tips: Beginner and Advanced

10 Tips and Tricks for the Beginner 1. Shoot close to sunrise and sunset to achieve more balanced exposures. Shooting during the harsh daylight produces very contrasty light, and it’s difficult to capture details in both the shadow and highlight areas. If there’s one thing you take away from this guide it should be this! […]

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8 DIY Smartphone Photography Tips

8 DIY Smartphone Photography Tips

They say the best camera is the one you have with you—and often that’s your phone. Smartphone cameras are getting more and more sophisticated, but there are also some ways to improve your smartphone photography for free using some of these easy tips! COOPH made this video to help us come up with some fun […]

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14 Vivid Photos of Rainbows Around the World

14 Vivid Photos of Rainbows Around the World

A rainbow is a colorful light show! This phenomenon appears when light rays pass through water droplets suspended in the air. In order to see the rainbow, the sky must be clear and the sun must be behind you while you’re facing the rain. See this wonder of nature in the photos we found: They’re magical – but […]

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Be Warned, Sharks Steal Cameras Apparently

Be Warned, Sharks Steal Cameras Apparently

Before you think your camera is safe just hanging out on the ocean floor while you watch from a distance, you may want to think again. Ask Jim Abernethy, a shark expert who left his underwater camera rig below and had it carried off to sea by a curious shark.  Watch the culprit swim off with […]

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How to Own Every Aspect of Wedding Photography

How to Own Every Aspect of Wedding Photography

Successful wedding photography requires planning and preparation. Follow these guidelines for each phase of the process, and you’ll be sure to capture some unforgettable moments that the couple will be able to hold on to forever. The Discussion Phase What are the expectations of the couple, and what are you willing or able to do? […]

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