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How to Use Artificial Lighting for Sunset Photography

How to Use Artificial Lighting for Sunset Photography

Sometimes you want to shoot a sunset. Other times you want to use the sunset light on your subjects. It’s hard to get both—you need an artificial rig facing the sunset, and you need to balance your levels so the artificial light doesn’t drown out the beautiful sunset colors behind. That’s where the RFi Speedlight Speedring can […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Over the Clouds and Upside-Down

Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Over the Clouds and Upside-Down

Recently Mark Hersch was flying home from a business trip. He usually takes the aisle, but this time he was given a window seat. Even though he’s flown dozens of times before, this was the first time he looked out the window, straight at the sun, and saw his home city of Chicago beneath the clouds, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: On the Nose of a Dog

Interesting Photo of the Day: On the Nose of a Dog

If you’re procrastinating on the Internet right now, you probably want to see something cute. Something like, I don’t know, a butterfly sitting on a bulldog’s nose, for example: Austria-based photographer Anne Geier captured this adorable image with a Nikon D750 using a 50mm lens at f/2 to create the soft focus surrounding the pup, then balanced out the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Tiny Tidal Wave

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Tiny Tidal Wave

Some photographers risk their lives for a shot. Jack Cohen risked his camera. Holding it out sans waterproof housing toward an approaching wave (dangerous move, Jack!), the American photographer managed to walk away with a miraculously dry camera and this fun play on perspective: Cohen came out lucky this time by sparing his Nikon D300s, with speedy hands […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Milky Way Over Joshua Tree National Park

Interesting Photo of the Day: Milky Way Over Joshua Tree National Park

Ian Norman runs Lonely Speck, a fun how-to website that tries to simplify Milky Way photography. A little over a month ago, he drove out to Joshua Tree National Park, found a good spot to set up camp and woke up at 3:30 a.m. to snap this majestic shot: This moment was captured with a Canon […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Standoff Between Heron and Hawk

Interesting Photo of the Day: Standoff Between Heron and Hawk

The Internet’s favorite kind of nature photo is an anthropomorphic nature photo. Sure, we could look at pretty photos of birds if we wanted to, but isn’t it cooler to look at birds acting like humans? This moment—of a mighty grey heron threatening a hawk—was captured by Luxembourgish nature photographer Georg Scarf, who shot it with a […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Into the Valley of Fog

Interesting Photo of the Day: Into the Valley of Fog

Sometimes, the most fortuitous shots come from the most annoying trips. Take Elia Locardi‘s example from Greece a few years back; the travel photographer waited for hours in a foggy Meteora, a sacred site in Greek Orthodoxy, to snap a photo of the famous sandstone pillars and gorgeous natural scenery. But the fog wouldn’t quit, even after Locardi […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Urban Density in Hong Kong

Interesting Photo of the Day: Urban Density in Hong Kong

Hong Kong consistently ranks as one of the world’s most densely populated cities, but what that actually means for people living there is often lost on outsiders. If you ever wondered what it’s like to look up at a sliver of sky from amidst a jungle of skyscrapers, this is it: The shot comes from travel photographer […]

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Words of Wisdom from Professional Photographers

Words of Wisdom from Professional Photographers

Looking for some inspiration? Some folks with Marc Silber went out and interviewed six pros on their biggest tips for aspiring photographers. Their styles are varied, from dogs and families to extreme sports and exotic landscape, which gives the whole four-minute video a nice breadth of experience: Below are some sample shots from each photographer, as well […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Seal Selfie… a Sealfie?

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Seal Selfie… a Sealfie?

Seals are generally pretty happy-looking creatures, but rarely do they flaunt it—you know, the way humans tend to via prideful selfies. Not this one, however: This adorable moment comes courtesy of Dr. Alexander Mustard, a marine biologist and underwater photographer who seems like the perfect candidate for this adorable photo shoot. He shot it off the coast of the Farne […]

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