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Action Sequence Photograph for the Golf Digest Cover: Behind the Scenes

Action Sequence Photograph for the Golf Digest Cover: Behind the Scenes

Multiple exposures are a great way to capture motion and action, and few know this better than sports and commercial photographer Dylan Coulter. With his trademark multiple exposure technique, he has captured star athletes from every sport—most recently for the Sochi Winter Olympics, and the cover of the January issue of Golf Digest magazine. Shooting […]

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Photography Tips for Using Flash on a Black Background

Photography Tips for Using Flash on a Black Background

Shooting portraits against a black background makes a dramatic statement. It forces the viewer to give the subject their undivided attention, and it can give off a wide range of emotions. However, it also presents lighting challenges for photographers. In this video, photographer Joe McNally demonstrates a simple approach to these challenges: To illustrate the difficulty […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Stunning Icelandic Waterfall

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Stunning Icelandic Waterfall

Near the southern coast of Iceland are a number of beautiful waterfalls. One of the most breathtaking is Seljalandsfoss, pictured below. With a two hundred foot drop and a narrow cascade, it is not as large or as powerful as some of its neighbors, but it has one very unique feature: a cutaway behind the […]

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How to Make Better Photos with Better Composition

How to Make Better Photos with Better Composition

Most photographers know that for a photograph to be interesting, it must have a good composition. But what does that mean, exactly? The concepts of composition are often assumed to be mere common sense, but it never hurts to refresh oneself on the basics. And remember, as photographer David Thorpe says, “composition is better treated as […]

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How to Capture an Iconic Bridal Portrait

How to Capture an Iconic Bridal Portrait

When shooting wedding photographs, portraits are often just as important as the candid, in-the-moment shots. They capture the bride and groom looking their best at a crucial time in their lives, and they’ll be cherished for years to come. In this video, photographers Justin and Mary demonstrate how to capture what they call the “iconic […]

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Massachusetts Rules “Upskirt” Photos Legal

Massachusetts Rules “Upskirt” Photos Legal

Though it may be controversial, it’s no mistake: the Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that it is legally permissible to take photos up women’s skirts. According to state law, if a woman is fully clothed and in a public place–such as Boston’s Green Line train where the incident in question occurred–anyone may photograph her in […]

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3 Creative Ways to Use a Ring Flash for Portrait Photography

3 Creative Ways to Use a Ring Flash for Portrait Photography

Ring flashes give photographs a distinctive look and are a favorite of fashion photographers. Typically used by shooting through the opening in the center, the ring flash creates a flat, uniform light and a “halo” of shadow behind the subject, both ideal for fashion and beauty shoots. However, the ring flash is actually a very […]

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Stories & Advice From a Famous Rock Photographer

Stories & Advice From a Famous Rock Photographer

Rock music is a defining part of American culture, and rock musicians are some of our most beloved idols. Since few people ever get to meet these stars and experience their personalities firsthand, it’s up to photographers to shape their image–to provide a window into their lives and souls. Lynn Goldsmith is just such a […]

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Adding a Light to Gain Control of Exposure

Adding a Light to Gain Control of Exposure

As a photographer, you know that to create a striking portrait, you must properly expose your subject. But what about the background? Though the background may seem less important, how it is captured makes all the difference in making your subject stand out from their surroundings. In this video, Joe McNally shows us one way to […]

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Photographer’s Project to Capture Urban Life in Slow Motion

Photographer’s Project to Capture Urban Life in Slow Motion

Anyone who has lived in a large city can relate to the experience of using public transportation– when you take the same trip every day, it becomes monotonous, anonymous, mundane. Hungarian photographer Adam Magyar has taken that experience and transformed it into something personal, contemplative, and mesmerizing with his “Stainless” series, which exists somewhere between […]

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