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4 Tips for Getting Better Pictures of Your Kids

4 Tips for Getting Better Pictures of Your Kids

This mom blew the world away with gorgeous photos of her kids, and now she shares some tips with us for photographing children. Elena Shumilova has over 60 million views on her photos, and SmugMug recently visited her in her home in Russia to see her process first hand: So just how does she do […]

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Capturing the Decisive Moment with Disposable Cameras

Capturing the Decisive Moment with Disposable Cameras

An art gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico sent out disposable cameras around the country and compiled the results into an art show representing the decisive moment. The show, titled Present Company Excluded: or the Disposability of the Decisive Moment, took place last year at the Santa Fe Gallery. With the disposable camera already on […]

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How Hubble Telescope’s Iconic Images are Colorized in Photoshop

How Hubble Telescope’s Iconic Images are Colorized in Photoshop

These iconic images of space are actually black and white, and you’re about to see how they get colorized. The Imaging Team Lead for the Space Telescope Science Institute, Zolt Levay, explains how he uses Photoshop to add the color based on the images’ light wavelengths from different elements: Levay noticed that some of the Hubble’s […]

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Should Photographers Ever Work for Free?

Should Photographers Ever Work for Free?

A hot button discussion in the photography industry lately is around providing free work for high profile clients who offer “exposure” as their payment. This can be tempting for a lot of photographers who may think it will get a foot in the door and boost their public profile. Many professional photographers have strong opinions […]

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Photo Series Shows Extreme Aspects of Pollution and Overpopulation

Photo Series Shows Extreme Aspects of Pollution and Overpopulation

Photographers sometimes have the burden of documenting the upsetting and negative aspects of our world and sharing these images for the purpose of awareness and education. Take a look at this series of photos that adequately sums up overpopulation, pollution, and over-consumption on Earth today: Over Population, Over Consumption When the bad habits of industrialized […]

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Top 10 Mistakes When Buying a New Camera

Top 10 Mistakes When Buying a New Camera

Have you ever bought the wrong camera for you? Sometimes it can be daunting to try to choose one out of the myriad of makes and models out there. There are a lot of simple mistakes that can be easily avoided and John Greengo helps break down the top ten he’s seen personally:  10. Bad […]

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10 Tips for Shooting Photography and Video in a Factory

10 Tips for Shooting Photography and Video in a Factory

Being able to shoot a wide variety of locations is important for having a diverse portfolio and even a factory making hard cases may request a shoot for business materials. If you’re prepared before you go in you’re more likely to come out with a higher quality product. In this video, Jay P. Morgan gives […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Siberian Husky Walks on Water

Interesting Photo of the Day: Siberian Husky Walks on Water

Can this talented dog walk on water? At first glance it appears this dog has magical powers. Russian based photographer Fox Grom captured images of his dogs playing on ice after a rain storm. With a thin layer of water on the surface of the ice, it looks as if the dog is walking on […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Typhoon Maysak as Seen From Space

Interesting Photo of the Day: Typhoon Maysak as Seen From Space

No one has a better view of the Earth than the astronauts on the International Space Station. ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captured this shot of Typhoon Maysak as the station passes above. NASA collected valuable information on the typhoon as it grew to become a super typhoon: Maysak has grown since March 30 and had wind speeds […]

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A Look at India’s Death Photographers

A Look at India’s Death Photographers

Hiring a photographer for a special occasion is a common occurrence when it comes to weddings, graduation, or the birth of a baby, but in Varanasi, India you can also add on funerals and getting a portrait of your dearly departed. On the Ganges River, hundreds of bodies are ceremonially burned each day by family […]

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