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Interesting Photo of the Day: Down the Drain

Interesting Photo of the Day: Down the Drain

It’s called a Bell-Mouth Spillway, and its an added safeguard against flooding at dam sites. Dams often have human controlled mechanisms for allowing water to pass through downstream, especially in cases where the water is used to generate electricity. But in the case of floods, high water spilling over the dam can damage and sometimes […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Beluga Whale vs. Baby at the Mystic Aquarium

Interesting Photo of the Day: Beluga Whale vs. Baby at the Mystic Aquarium

Parents who’ve taken their children to an Aquarium like the one in Mystic, CT know some of the pain in taking pictures that preserve the memories of the day. It’s tough to frame a shot that features both your youngster and whatever sea life you happen to be gazing upon at the moment. The secret? […]

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Bold Concert Photographer Criticized for His Disruption, But the Results are Impressive

Bold Concert Photographer Criticized for His Disruption, But the Results are Impressive

The argument over whether or not to use a flash when shooting a live concert comes down to two distinct issues, one technical and the other ethical. On the one hand, using a flash in a low light setting gives you a tremendous advantage over your environment for capturing quality shots. On the other, there’s […]

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23 Photos Taken a Split Second Before Disaster

23 Photos Taken a Split Second Before Disaster

Painful, perplexing, terrifying, sometimes beautiful, here are a collection of moments that only a quick shutter speed could capture:

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Portable Butterfly Lighting Setup for Headshots

Portable Butterfly Lighting Setup for Headshots

Advertising is a funny thing. Its goal is to entice the viewer to purchase or otherwise further engage with the person, product, or service being sold. To do that often requires semantic trickery, as is the case of the following video, which is essentially a three minute advertisement for Matthews Studio Equipment masquerading as an […]

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Photographer Documents His Beloved Wife’s Heartbreaking Battle with Cancer

Photographer Documents His Beloved Wife’s Heartbreaking Battle with Cancer

I guess this is one of those posts where I’m supposed to tout the power of photography, to congratulate myself and all of you for taking part in an art form whose immediacy can sometimes transcend the times and places it records. But, honestly, I don’t want you to think about photography, or art, or […]

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Advanced Action Sequence Photography Techniques in Low Light

Advanced Action Sequence Photography Techniques in Low Light

It’s one of the paradoxes of photography that the shots that most convey a sense of movement—the ones that seem to freeze a split second in time while still creating an aura of motion—are some of the most time consuming shots to set up and capture. Imagine, then, the amount of effort that went into […]

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Using Soft or Hard Light Modifiers for Outdoor Beauty Photography

Using Soft or Hard Light Modifiers for Outdoor Beauty Photography

The sun is great and all, what with it being the primary source of life on this planet, but it can often get in the way of a good photo shoot. There are only a couple of hours each day that the sun can light a scene with any drama; the rest of the time […]

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Photographing a Little House Through the Changing Seasons and Times of Day

Photographing a Little House Through the Changing Seasons and Times of Day

What if a photograph were about more than the moment in time it depicts? What if the photographer wasn’t showing you what he saw, but was merely suggesting possibilities for what you could see, if only you looked closely enough? That’s what Italian photographer Manuel Cosentino had in mind when he created his series, “Behind […]

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This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on line for something at Disney World, and the misfits have been driven out of the Village, replaced by European tourists and artisinal rice pudding shops. And, of course, the […]

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