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RAW vs. DNG: Which Photo File Format Reigns Supreme?

RAW vs. DNG: Which Photo File Format Reigns Supreme?

Digital photographers often encounter both RAW and DNG files. Most can attest that there are a lot of similarities between the two formats. In fact, some image makers use the terms interchangeably. As a result, many professionals don’t realize the subtle but significant differences between RAW and DNG files. However, photographer Tony Northrup‘s willingness to compare […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Deconstructed DSLR

Interesting Photo of the Day: Deconstructed DSLR

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside of your camera? Taking a look inside and discovering just how high tech your DSLR is may come as a surprise: As film cameras have become increasingly out-of-date, more and more of the world’s most talented technicians have turned their attention toward making ultra efficient cameras. Though […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Kayaking Under the Stars

Interesting Photo of the Day: Kayaking Under the Stars

Photographer Garret Weintrob‘s work is nothing short of magnificent. On a still, quiet Wyoming night, he captured a moment capable of catapulting viewers into a surreal sea of stars. Gazing upon this landscape, there’s no debating the artist’s creative prowess. But the more pressing question for most photographers is how Weintrob managed to pull the shot off: In […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Acadia’s Wonders

Interesting Photo of the Day: Acadia’s Wonders

Just a few miles from some of Maine’s most popular tourist destinations lies Raven’s Nest, an unmarked overlook of the Atlantic Ocean. While exploring Acadia National Park, photographer Colin Zwirner managed to stumble onto the remote landmark at one of the most opportune moments possible: Creating a panorama composed of six separate exposures, Zwiner captured serene […]

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3 Techniques to Create Depth in Studio Portraits

3 Techniques to Create Depth in Studio Portraits

Solid color backgrounds work well for portraits, as they separate subjects from their surroundings. Depending on the lights and gels in play, they can be incredibly versatile. But they’re far from perfect, primarily because they have a tendency to be plain and flat. However, a little bit of creativity can take a person a long way […]

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Auto Focus: Phase vs. Contrast Detection

Auto Focus: Phase vs. Contrast Detection

It’s easy to take auto-focus for granted. Frankly, it’s a bit difficult to imagine how photographers of the past were able to get by without it. But as often as we take advantage of our cameras’ auto-focusing features, the majority of photographers lack an understanding of how, exactly, the technology works: As photographer David Flores from […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Mt Hood Sunrise

Interesting Photo of the Day: Mt Hood Sunrise

Washington based landscape photographer Ross Schram von Haupt lucked out when he caught a passing glimpse of this vista illuminated by the soft light of the rising sun. Surrounded by rows and rows of towering pines, the prominent peak of Oregon’s Mt. Hood radiates vibrant shades of pink and purple: Taken from the volcanic peak of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Jasper Overlooks the Canadian Rockies

Interesting Photo of the Day: Jasper Overlooks the Canadian Rockies

There’s a reason why dogs have earned the coveted title of “Man’s Best Friend.” They’re loyal, they’re intelligent, they’re lively, and most of all, they’re downright adorable. Jasper, a Siberian Husky/Labrador Retriever mix from Alberta encompasses everything we love about dogs. With his favorite people by his side, he’s up for even the most daunting […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Standing Out from the Crowd

Interesting Photo of the Day: Standing Out from the Crowd

Serbian photographer Jelena Jankovic was lucky enough to capture this surreal shot at a Massive Attack concert in Croatia—a simple yet powerful piece of commentary on the rise of selfie culture: After spending time as a photojournalist, Jankovic became enamored with theater photography. It was through this career shift that she became interested in the goings on of […]

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5 Simple Black & White Cityscape Photo Tips

5 Simple Black & White Cityscape Photo Tips

It’s easy to romanticize black and white photography. After all, it often has a clean, classical, and dramatic look that people are naturally drawn to. But getting a great black and white is deceptively difficult and requires the photographer to think about the world a little differently, as photographer Aaron Nace demonstrates: Put simply, color plays a […]

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