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Interesting Photo of the Day: Norwegian Long Exposure

Interesting Photo of the Day: Norwegian Long Exposure

Trollstigen is one of rural Norway’s most famous tourist landmarks—a switchback highway that snakes up deep mountains near the country’s western coast. This long-exposure shot highlights exactly how zigzagging the road really is: Pascal Kiszon snapped this photo, to put it more accurately, he snapped these photos. The image above is a composite of several shots, each with a […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Relaxing on the Beach

Interesting Photo of the Day: Relaxing on the Beach

If your ideal Saturday night isn’t at a downtown club, but rather on the beach with a bonfire, some beers, your closest friends, and a gorgeous sunset, then congratulations—you’ve found your new desktop wallpaper. The image, shot on Oregon’s Cannon Beach, comes from Jon Martin, who used a Canon 5D Mark II with a Canon 17-40mm f/4L […]

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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: The Mighty Matterhorn

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Mighty Matterhorn

At 4,478 meters tall, the Matterhorn, known in various languages as Mont Cervin and Monte Cervino, is not only one of the Alps’ tallest peaks, but also one of its deadliest. Over 500 climbers have died trying to reach its summit since the late 19th century. Visually, it’s one of the world’s most striking mountains for its […]

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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 in the Netherlands. He […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Barefoot in the City

Interesting Photo of the Day: Barefoot in the City

Photography is about atmosphere. Creating an emotional response is as important as creating a coherent image: shapes of legs, a street, cars, a dangling pair of high heels. Here, we see those things, but it’s their abstraction by silhouette and bokeh that emit a feeling of danger, seduction and mystery: Photographer Piotr Powietrzynski has made a name for himself […]

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How to Create Snow in Photoshop

How to Create Snow in Photoshop

It’s wintertime, and everyone’s dreaming of a white Christmas—but not everyone gets it. Thankfully, even if there’s no snow on the ground, there are still ways to replicate snow in your photographs. Here’s how: In this detailed video, Chelsea Northrup shows two ways of creating snowflakes using Adobe Photoshop. One is even and measured, better for background flakes, while […]

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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: Stray Cat in Strasbourg

Interesting Photo of the Day: Stray Cat in Strasbourg

It’s so hyper-realistic, it looks ripped from a comic book: a stray cat treads the cobblestone road of Strasbourg, France, sieged by a bright moon, dark clouds and picturesque olden European homes. If the image looks too good to be true, that’s because it is; it’s a composite image, the trademark style of Moldovan photographic artist Igor […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Stars of Utah

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Stars of Utah

The best star-trail photos make you feel small, and that’s just how we feel about this vertical panorama taken at Arches National Park in Utah: The photo was snapped by Mike Taylor, who’s earned such notoriety for his night photography that he’s begun hosting spring and summer workshops across Utah. Taylor composed this image from five long exposures, including four […]

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