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Try Not to Say “Aww” When You See These Adorable Animal Families

Try Not to Say “Aww” When You See These Adorable Animal Families

Since we’ve just passed the holidays—the time of the year when we usually spend lots of time with our loves ones—we thought we’d highlight some photos of beautiful families in the animal world. This is what we found: Show us your own animal family photos in a comment below. Also, take a look at the […]

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Photographer Captures the ISS Passing in Front of the Moon

Photographer Captures the ISS Passing in Front of the Moon

The International Space Station moves incredibly fast in orbit around the Earth. In fact, its average speed is 17,150 miles per hour (27,600 km/h). To put that in perspective, the average bullet speed is 1,700 miles per hour. That’s 10 times faster than an average bullet. And, yet, photographer Gadi Eidelheit managed to capture the […]

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Top 10 Most Famous Photographers of All Time

Top 10 Most Famous Photographers of All Time

If you want to take truly memorable and moving photographs, you can learn something by studying the pictures of famous photographers. Some of the most beloved artists are deceased, but some are still delighting us with their photographs. The list below includes some of the more famous photographers that still impact our lives today. 1. […]

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How to Pose and Photograph Newborn Babies

How to Pose and Photograph Newborn Babies

If you’ve ever been curious about how photographers manage to create such perfect images of sleeping babies, this is for you. Stephanie Cotta created this video and several others as part of a series for posing and working with newborns: During this session, Cotta photographed a few different poses and let us see her process […]

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Explorers: The Making of Cinemagraphs and Photographs

Explorers: The Making of Cinemagraphs and Photographs

During the long, cold Canadian winter, photographer Max Riché and his talented team set out to create something beautiful. Using a combination of landscape photographs and in-studio stills, imagery was created for the 2014 series titled “Explorers.” This behind-the-scenes video gives insight into what it took to create these stunning visuals: The Explorers series was […]

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This is the Biggest Picture Ever Taken of the Andromeda Galaxy

This is the Biggest Picture Ever Taken of the Andromeda Galaxy

On January 5, 2015, ESA/NASA released the sharpest image of the Andromeda Galaxy ever made. Taken with the Hubble telescope, the image is 1.5 billion pixels in size. That’s 4.3 GB of space on your hard drive (or one DVD) just for one image. Of course, the Hubble telescope doesn’t have a sensor with that […]

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Is Film Photography Making a Comeback?

Is Film Photography Making a Comeback?

When Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in 2012, many people sort of believed—and tried to come to terms with the idea—that film photography was dying out. We had transitioned nicely into the world of digital photography, a much more convenient and cost effective format, but there were still photographers out there who weren’t (and […]

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Why I Shoot in Manual Mode

Why I Shoot in Manual Mode

When it comes to consistency, manual exposure mode is the best mode among the various exposure modes. Other exposure modes include Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority, but I use Manual and Aperture Priority exclusively. Why Shoot in Manual Mode? Imagine you’re shooting a group of people at 12 p.m. in a shaded porch. This group […]

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Dogs Pose as Famous Writers to Support Animal Shelter

Dogs Pose as Famous Writers to Support Animal Shelter

Since rescuing his dog, Rothko, from an animal shelter, Italian photographer Dan Bannino has a new way of looking at pet adoption. He sees each adoption as a way of changing lives—the dog’s and the new owner’s. And, he’s started to understand the silent connection that is shared between man and dog. He relates the communication […]

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5 Composition Techniques That Go Beyond the Rule of Thirds

5 Composition Techniques That Go Beyond the Rule of Thirds

We all know about the rule of thirds by now, but there’s a lot more to framing a photo. This video by photographer Wayne Moran is a simple and yet absorbing round up of a few less obvious compositional techniques that are guaranteed to lift your photography to the next level. So without further ado, […]

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