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The Quickest Possible Explanation of the History of Film

The Quickest Possible Explanation of the History of Film

What exactly is film, anyway? And how was it made? If you ever wanted to know a (mostly) complete history of those strips of plastic you use you capture images by exposure to light, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better explanation that this five-minute video: In his lightning-quick summary, the folks at Tech Quickie offer […]

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Daring Photographers Climb the 1,260-Foot Shun Hing Tower in Shenzhen

Daring Photographers Climb the 1,260-Foot Shun Hing Tower in Shenzhen

Just in case you’ve started to feel comfortable, sitting all cozy on the Earth’s surface, this video may startle you into a frightful spiral of vertigo in less than three minutes. It features three Russian photographers climbing the Shun Hing Tower—the third tallest tower in Shenzhen, China, and 28th tallest in the world—with no safety precautions […]

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Amazing National Geographic Photos of Vultures

Amazing National Geographic Photos of Vultures

Vultures are such reviled creatures that English speakers have turned their very name into a synonym for despicable people. Nobody wants to be a vulture; nobody even wants to think about them. And yet, as this emotional three-minute video shows, we should care—because vultures might not be around for much longer: In the video British wildlife photographer Charlie Hamilton James details […]

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Creating a Pond Inside a Photography Studio

Creating a Pond Inside a Photography Studio

What’s the best way to light a small pond? Create the pond yourself. That’s what Spanish photographer Gonzaga Manso did, using an inflatable pool along with some rocks and fake vegetation to create this stunning surreal portrait of an elderly couple in love. Watch the behind-the-scenes video here: Manso is using six lights in total—a two main […]

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If You Hate Photoshop Tutorials, You’ll Love This Parody

If You Hate Photoshop Tutorials, You’ll Love This Parody

We here at PictureCorrect post our fair share of Photoshop tutorials. It’s nice when experts take the time to explain a complicated program to us—even if it takes 15 or 20 minutes. The problem is when the viewer knows a little more than the teacher may predict. Case in point—this video: This frighteningly accurate parody comes […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Secret Side of Yosemite’s Half Dome

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Secret Side of Yosemite’s Half Dome

It’s not often you see an unusual angle of a natural landmark, but here’s a pretty lovely one: the backside of Yosemite National Park’s famous Half Dome mountain: The image was snapped by Oxus007 with a simple Nikon D7100. As he wrote in the comments of his popular Reddit post: “I used an 18-140mm kit lens for this, […]

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Meet the Photographer Who’s Shot All 50 Super Bowls

Meet the Photographer Who’s Shot All 50 Super Bowls

When he was just 15, John Biever snapped a shot of the very first touchdown at the very first Super Bowl in 1967. The photo shows some empty seats behind the player running into the end zone. It’s a great shot, but Biever didn’t stop there; he’s returned every year since, taking iconic and memorable shots of […]

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6 Reasons Not to Ditch Your DSLR for a Mirrorless Camera

6 Reasons Not to Ditch Your DSLR for a Mirrorless Camera

Sure, you’ve heard the arguments in favor of new mirrorless cameras—they’re smaller and ultra-fast, offer tilt- or touch-screens, are built solidly dust-proof or with stronger sensors. But they’re not perfect, and DigitalRev TV is here to prove it to you. Check it out: To summarize, here are the six reasons they point to: Battery life on mirrorless […]

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This Dog Smiles Adorably for the Camera, Right on Cue

This Dog Smiles Adorably for the Camera, Right on Cue

Are you ready to smile? ‘Cause this golden retriever is, whether you’re game or not: Not much to say about this one, folks, unless you want to ask why this photographer is using a tripod for his iPhone. But if you can ignore that, then sit back and watch this GIF 20 times on repeat.

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How to Shoot Portraits Against the Sun

How to Shoot Portraits Against the Sun

It’s a common refrain in photography: “Keep your back to the sun.” You generally want to shoot with the light, so it helps brighten up your image. But shooting against the sun—where the sun is behind your subject, or even visible in the photograph—can lead to great results, too, often with stark shadows and awesome contrast. Here’s a […]

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