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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: 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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Timelapse Photographer Takes Us Aboard a Container Ship

Timelapse Photographer Takes Us Aboard a Container Ship

Have you ever wondered how international trade really works? Not in the abstract sense of government policies and tariffs, but how things really, physically, get from point A to point B? In comes this mesmerizing timelapse, spanning a day in the life of a shipping freight: This comes from Toby Smith, who’s made something of a name for […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Rainbow and Lightning Over Crater Lake

Interesting Photo of the Day: Rainbow and Lightning Over Crater Lake

Mark Metternich witnessed the sunset of a lifetime at Crater Lake National Park. Not only did he capture a pretty landscape, he also managed to get a rainbow and a lightning strike in one frame: Metternich used a Sony A74 with a Canon 14mm lens to get the shot. His settings were 0.3 seconds, f/5.6, […]

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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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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Lake Superior

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Lake Superior

It takes a special kind of patience to make the natural world look as beautiful as it can. For Minnesotan photographer Derek Griggs, that means waiting around in sub-zero temperatures to capture a sunset over Lake Superior, as he did to snag this image: As Griggs explains, the photo may be pleasant, but the effort it took […]

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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: 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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The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

What’s the fastest way to sharpen an image in Adobe Photoshop? Chelsea Northrup has the solution—and it doesn’t involve the “Sharpen” tool:  The trick is to create a duplicate layer, then scroll down the Filter menu and choose High Pass. This will create a gray overlay of your image. Increase the radius until you can just […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Wedding Photographer’s Dirty Work

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Wedding Photographer’s Dirty Work

Ask any wedding photographer if they feel they make enough money, and they’ll laugh. Couples tend to splurge on everything in a wedding except photography, yet the demands remain just as high, and professional photographers have to put up with it. That’s probably why the following image struck such a chord online: The photographer doing the […]

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