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Interesting Photo of the Day: Mystery Dog Accompanies Hiker in Himalayas

Interesting Photo of the Day: Mystery Dog Accompanies Hiker in Himalayas

Maybe our canine friends enjoy beautiful scenery just as much as we do. In today’s featured photo, a stray dog seems to take in the majestic expanse of snow-dusted Himalayan mountains: Photographer Sebastian Wahlhuetter captured the shot while hiking in the Himalayan Mountains. He related how the dog was a constant companion to him and […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Otherworldly Dubai Skyline Shrouded in Fog

Interesting Photo of the Day: Otherworldly Dubai Skyline Shrouded in Fog

Fog has the ability to create a mysterious, otherworldly effect in photography when captured at just the right moment. In this remarkable photo captured by Sebastian Opitz of Dubai at night, the city’s skyline—looking like it might have come out of Star Wars due to its futuristic architecture—has an added element of drama with a […]

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An Expert Guide to Macro Photography

An Expert Guide to Macro Photography

Macro photography is one of the most exciting photographic genres. Unlike, say, travel photography, where everybody and their brother has a decent picture of the Eiffel Tower, a macro lens allows photographers to explore the details of miniature worlds that normally go unnoticed by the human eye, offering never-before-seen perspectives. Michigan-based photographer Rick Lieder shares […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Under the Rainbow

Interesting Photo of the Day: Under the Rainbow

Parents of young kids know that they don’t always (make that often don’t) do what we tell them to. But one dad in South Dakota turned his toddler daughter’s stubbornness into a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity that captures the joy of childhood: Wes Eisenhauer explains the situation leading up to the photo with the following caption: “A few minutes ago, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Magnificent Autumn Colors of Wisconsin

Interesting Photo of the Day: Magnificent Autumn Colors of Wisconsin

A perfect autumn morning: sunlight filtering through the trees casts a soft orange glow, a sparkling little stream bubbles out of the rocks. The location? Pewit’s Nest near Devil’s Lake in Wisconsin: The product of an early-morning (4:30 am) excursion, the image was captured and edited by photographer Robert Stebler with a Nikon D5000 and a AF-S DX […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Wave Runner

Interesting Photo of the Day: Wave Runner

It could be a scene from a disaster movie, as a family on a motorcycle flees from the oncoming deluge. It’s a phenomenon known as a tidal bore, where a wave travels up a river or other narrow waterway and explodes over the banks. This occurs every autumn at the Qiantang River in Hanzhou, China: […]

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Natural Smile Techniques for Directing Portrait Subjects

Natural Smile Techniques for Directing Portrait Subjects

Some enviable people are born with photogenic genes and movie-star smiles, but for the rest of us, here are a few tips on how portrait subjects can smile naturally for those dreaded family photo sessions (or any other time!). Some photographers still direct their subjects to say “cheese” which could be producing undesirable results, definitely […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Oh, To Be a Cat

Interesting Photo of the Day: Oh, To Be a Cat

Cats have it pretty good — basking in the sun, taking catnaps, walking around like they own the world. Ancient Egyptians believed that cats were sacred and practiced a religion based around a cat-like goddess. And sometimes it seems like our feline friends are trying to convert us! Today’s photo features a tabby cat having […]

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Interesting Photo the Day: Amazing Perspective & Perfect Timing

Interesting Photo the Day: Amazing Perspective & Perfect Timing

Sometimes perspective can make all the difference, especially when photographing well-known structures like the Eiffel Tower, or in this case, the Arc de Triomphe. There’s no shortage of typical, straight-on shots of world landmarks, but this photo combines several elements—including a unique perspective—for a striking composition. Taken on France’s National Day (La Fête Nationale, sometimes referred […]

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Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

No macro lens? No problem! Now you can get those lovely, detailed close-up shots without investing in another pricey lens. How? By converting one of your regular lenses into a macro lens with an affordable accessory: a reversing ring. It may sound strange to the uninitiated, but a reversing ring allows you to mount your […]

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