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From Idea to Reality: Turning a Model Into Milk

From Idea to Reality: Turning a Model Into Milk

Making a photograph can be as easy as going for a walk with your camera, but it can also be an elaborate process that involves days of planning and determination. Photographer Aaron Nace walks us through his process as he goes from the planning stages with pen and paper all the way up to splashing […]

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The Benefits of Photographing with Back Light

The Benefits of Photographing with Back Light

A lot of times new photographers hear about the golden hours or feel that natural light is too tricky to work with so they get discouraged. Corey Rich helps us understand how to make natural light work to your benefit and use it as a back light to make your photos look outstanding from sun […]

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The DMV Photographer Wants to Destroy Your Dignity

The DMV Photographer Wants to Destroy Your Dignity

No one has ever been satisfied with the photo on their driver’s license. We all thought it was just bad lighting or the stress of actually having to be in the DMV that contorted our faces into scowls. Thanks to a video created by The Huffington Post we now know the truth: the DMV photographer […]

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A View of the Dark Side of the Moon

A View of the Dark Side of the Moon

Typically we don’t get to see the other side of the moon because it’s locked into our tides and does not rotate away. From Earth we have a limited view and the moon shows us the same face every night, but NASA’s camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite captured images of the dark side […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Mirrored Night Sky

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Mirrored Night Sky

Imagine a still night, no wind, and a mirror perfectly reflecting the night sky at your feet. That’s what photographer Xiaohua Zhao came across while shooting in the world’s largest salt flat, the Salar de Uyuni of Bolivia. This photo was shortlisted alongside some other incredible shots for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year […]

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What to Pack for Newborn Photography

What to Pack for Newborn Photography

Photographing babies, especially newborns, can be a tricky job. Babies cry, they get gassy, they pee the bed, and their skin peels. Photographer Ana Brandt has been photographing babies long enough that she’s figured out ways around each of these problems. Brandt shares what she packs in her bag before a shoot: Props Brandt uses fluffy […]

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6 Easy Ways to Get More Creative Photos

6 Easy Ways to Get More Creative Photos

If you feel like your photos are lacking something or you’re stuck in a rut creatively, you can shake up your photography by trying a new approach. SLR Lounge helps us out with six ideas to push you and challenge your style. Trying one or all of these can help inspire your next shoot: 1. Shutter […]

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Why and How to Use Grids in Your Photography

Why and How to Use Grids in Your Photography

Want to add a dramatic mood to your photos using one simple light modifier? There are an almost unlimited number of ways to use external lights on a set and Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens gets close to using them all in this neo noir photoshoot. From a car’s headlights to fabricated street lights, […]

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Enthralling Timelapse of Photo Restoration in Photoshop

Enthralling Timelapse of Photo Restoration in Photoshop

Photoshop can get a bad rap in the media when it’s abused to overly alter photographs so they no longer represent reality, but sometimes an artist can use it to do just the opposite. Photographer Joaquin Villaverde made a timelapse while he restored and colored an old black and white photograph that was damaged by time […]

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8 DIY Smartphone Photography Tips

8 DIY Smartphone Photography Tips

They say the best camera is the one you have with you—and often that’s your phone. Smartphone cameras are getting more and more sophisticated, but there are also some ways to improve your smartphone photography for free using some of these easy tips! COOPH made this video to help us come up with some fun […]

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