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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Dazzling Iranian Mosque

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Dazzling Iranian Mosque

At mid-morning, the Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, a.k.a. the Pink Mosque, in Shiraz, Iran, fills with sunlight. The stained-glass windows pour a symmetrical stream of psychedelic colors onto the intricate carpeting, making this 126-year-old mosque perhaps more colorful than any other in the world: This photo was created by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, a northern Iranian photographer […]

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The History of Photography in 5 Minutes

The History of Photography in 5 Minutes

It seems like every few weeks, a new YouTube video or infographic comes out explaining the history of photography. But this latest one is pretty good—it’s a quick five-minute explainer that doesn’t skim over any key landmarks, dating back from the B.C. era, and offers interesting little-known factoids along the way. Check it out: The […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: 77 Stacked Photos of Stars and Cars

Interesting Photo of the Day: 77 Stacked Photos of Stars and Cars

We often try to control everything in our images, but it doesn’t always work out. That doesn’t mean the shot always fails, though—sometimes those surprises can lead to nicer, more unique images. Check out this one, comprised of 77 30-second exposures stacked on top of each other: Andrew P. Foote snapped this composite shot along a busy road. He removed […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Illuminated Snow in Chicago

Interesting Photo of the Day: Illuminated Snow in Chicago

If you’re not enjoying winter, you’re not shooting enough. The season is a great time for landscape and cityscape photography, and you don’t need to go much farther than outside your house to find interesting shots. In case you needed proof, Ellimis captured this neat snowy image in Chicago’s Federal Plaza: By shooting with a 1/30 second shutter speed, f/2.8 […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Double Exposure of Man in Nature

Interesting Photo of the Day: Double Exposure of Man in Nature

Is this photo double exposure? Technically, the term is reserved for when an analogue camera opens its shutter twice over the same slide of film, superimposing one image atop another. Some debate the issue feverishly, with critics complaining that when the images is a Photoshopped composite, it isn’t true double exposure. Others shrug that this […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Majestically Snowy Cat

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Majestically Snowy Cat

Welcome to winter, where the weather’s so cold that the only thing to warm you up is photos of cats you find while browsing the Internet because it’s too frigid to go outside. Happy holidays: This cozy cat comes from Alina Shevelina, who specializes in hyper-colorful, hyper-detailed portraits of humans and nature. We especially dig the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Autumn in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains

Interesting Photo of the Day: Autumn in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains

Autumn’s officially in full bloom, and in case you needed any proof, landscape photographers are out in force to capture the reds and oranges of North America’s forests. Case in point: this serene river shot out of Tennessee: Reddit user IsaacMTSU took this image off Little River Road. It was quite shady, so he kept the shutter speed open […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Festive London Lights

Interesting Photo of the Day: Festive London Lights

London is a spectacular city to photograph at night—the historic buildings are lit up, the double-decker buses zoom past, and, last Christmas, there were strings of fairy lights hung across everything. In this image, you simply see it all: Tomasz Kozak, a Polish-born cityscape and wedding photographer living in Manchester, captured this great nighttime shot with a three-second […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

The Dolomites, found in Italy’s northern Alps, are 18 mind-boggling peaks of vertical rock walls, steeples, densely packed valleys and hidden fossils that evidence Mesozoic systems from 250 million years ago, protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Prone to landslides and floods, the Dolomites are no strangers to tempestuous weather; with a little patience, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Amsterdam in Indigo

Interesting Photo of the Day: Amsterdam in Indigo

Amsterdam is one of the world’s finest capitals, famous for clear canals reflecting the radiantly green trees lining streets of brick. It’s one of Europe’s most “European” cities, and in being a global capital, it’s rarely seen as a mystical dreamscape like it is here: Ivan Maigua captured this beautiful sunset a few months ago […]

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