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Can You Believe this is NOT a Photo Mosaic?

Can You Believe this is NOT a Photo Mosaic?

Appearances can be deceiving. Even though the camera supposedly never lies, the same can be said for photography. One intriguing example is the cover artwork for band VLP’s “Terrain” album photographed by Béla Borsodi. What looks like a mosaic of four different photos cleverly tiled together is actually a single photograph, resulting in a sort of […]

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Photographing Endangered Wildlife in Kenya

Photographing Endangered Wildlife in Kenya

Photography has the unique ability to give us a glimpse, quite literally, of places and people we might otherwise never see. Travel photographer Chris Schmidt fully embraces that mission, saying: “As a travel photographer, there is a need and a desire to go as far afield as I can. I have to challenge myself to explore.” […]

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Wedding Photojournalism: 5 Tips

Wedding Photojournalism: 5 Tips

Journalistic wedding photography—the style that offers a candid, insider’s look at the ceremony and behind the scenes—is a much different approach than posed wedding photography, and in many ways, more challenging. Pye Jirsa offers five tips on setting yourself up for success: “A wedding day is something that happens once in a lifetime. This is a […]

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50 Photos Captured at the Perfect Moment

50 Photos Captured at the Perfect Moment

One of the beauties of photography is that it can capture and preserve split-second moments that would normally be lost to the human eye. The following collection of 50 perfectly timed photos shows that not everything is always as it seems: Examples include a diver shaking hands (or should we say fins?) with a humpback […]

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Dogs with Jobs: Not Your Average Pet Photography

Dogs with Jobs: Not Your Average Pet Photography

In many rural and farm-based communities around the world, dogs are more than just man’s best friend—they’re vital members of the workforce. From herding livestock to hunting, these dogs work happily and tirelessly right alongside their owners: Minneapolis-based photographer Andrew Fladeboe has traveled to New Zealand, the Scottish Highlands, and other locales to capture working dogs in […]

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The Histogram Explained

The Histogram Explained

Getting a handle on using your camera’s various settings and tools can sometimes make you want to pull your hair out—and the histogram is one of the trickiest to understand. Looking more like something to measure earthquakes than camera data, the histogram often has beginning photographers scratching their heads. But professional photographer Joshua Cripps breaks […]

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How to Get a Silky Water Effect with Long Exposure Photography

How to Get a Silky Water Effect with Long Exposure Photography

Perhaps you’ve seen a photo of a river, waterfall, or ocean waves where the moving water looks like silky, flowing ribbons of mist and wondered how the photographer created that effect. Well, it’s not as hard as it seems, and it’s one of the many special effects that can be achieved with long exposure photography. […]

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How Photography Shapes Our Views of War

How Photography Shapes Our Views of War

Over the last nearly 200 years, war photography has been used to communicate both truth and propaganda about conflicts around the world. War photographers and journalists put their lives on the line to capture the realities of war—but in addition to the risk, danger, and courage involved, these photographers play another important, often overlooked role: they […]

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29 Amazing Historical Photos Seen in Color

29 Amazing Historical Photos Seen in Color

It’s almost like time-travel. Photos from the past have the ability to offer a glimpse of what life was like in another time, another place. Precursors to film photography were being experimented with as early as the 1790s, and ever since then, we’ve had visual records of life — both candid and posed, from everyday […]

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Inside the Work of Iconic Photographer Dorothea Lange

Inside the Work of Iconic Photographer Dorothea Lange

You’ve likely seen Dorothea Lange’s most well-known portrait, “The Migrant Mother.” It has become a visual symbol of America’s Great Depression and the plight of farmers-turned-migrant workers fleeing the devastating drought conditions—known as the Dust Bowl—in the country’s Great Plains region. It’s a photograph that almost never came to be. Lange was driving alone in rural […]

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