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Interesting Photo of the Day: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at Sunrise

Interesting Photo of the Day: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at Sunrise

Showered in a powerful array of fiery orange sky and dramatic purple clouds, Washington, D.C.’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall comes off as brazenly proud in this photo–a stark contrast to its often dark and somber tone. The wall was designed by American architect Maya Lin in the 1980s and, from above, looks like a giant […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Rainy Day in Russia

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Rainy Day in Russia

Eduard Gordeev can make anyone want to visit Russia. Take, for example, this beautiful image of Griboedov Canal near the Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg: Gordeev is a fine-art cityscape photographer who blends multiple images over the top one another to create acrylic painting–style works of art.

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Photographers Describe Their Perfect Day

Photographers Describe Their Perfect Day

Portrait and wedding photographer Jerry Ghionis once asked a photographer to describe her perfect day. What would it be like? Would she still wake up at 6 in the morning? What would she do? When was the last time she actually experienced her perfect day? You can listen to her answer in this short film: […]

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A Celestial Arizona Timelapse of the Milky Way

A Celestial Arizona Timelapse of the Milky Way

YIKÁÍSDÁHÁ. It may look like your computer hasn’t loaded a particular foreign language. But it is, in fact, the Navajo word for the Milky Way. (Literally: “That which awaits the dawn.”) And it’s the apt title for the following timelapse masterpiece: The project is the work of Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović, while the former was living as […]

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Incredible Footage of the First Dog to Ever Fly on a Wingsuit

Incredible Footage of the First Dog to Ever Fly on a Wingsuit

Dean Potter should rightfully win at YouTube: he’s combined the adorableness of yapping dogs wearing costumes with the visceral terror of wingsuit BASE videos. The result? Contemplations on dying alone, petrifying leaps of faith, and the unspoken bond between man & dog: “The joy we have is just off the chart. We love it up there. Will this […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: It’s a (Golden) Boy!

Interesting Photo of the Day: It’s a (Golden) Boy!

Most consider the miracle of birth a sacred thing. Some choose to interpret that sacredness in different ways. This woman—an anonymous photographer, an everyday woman, who just happened to have a camera on her while giving birth—decided to commemorate her special moment by snapping a hilarious and, literally, golden shot of her OB/GYN doctor: We’re not […]

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First Person View of a Photographer Working in a Concert Photo Pit

First Person View of a Photographer Working in a Concert Photo Pit

Some things you should always bring to a concert pit: dancing shoes, ID, a good attitude. Other things, of course, you just shouldn’t: an $8,000 Nikon 200-400 f/4 VRII lens, for example. Jared Polin learns this the hard way, and doesn’t let himself off the hook for it, spending most of the following 18-minute-long first-person video beating himself up for bringing this behemoth super-zoom […]

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Powerful Photography Exhibit Asks Convicts to Write Letters to Their Younger Selves

Powerful Photography Exhibit Asks Convicts to Write Letters to Their Younger Selves

Early last year, commercial photographer Trent Bell learned that a professional friend of his was sentenced to 36 years in prison. Bell wasn’t just haunted by the loss of his friend, but also by the similarities in their lives. Bell could have very easily taken a similar wrong turn at several points in his life. […]

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Photographers Give Themselves the Royal Treatment for Extravagant Staff Portraits

Photographers Give Themselves the Royal Treatment for Extravagant Staff Portraits

Sometimes when you’re shooting a portrait, you want something different. You’ve got access to costumes, props, big lights, and you’re loaded with big ideas. The result can be whatever you want it to be; why not give yourself the royal treatment? Case in point: When the folks at Phlearn decided to shoot staff portraits, they wanted […]

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5 Tips for Soothing a Newborn Baby During a Photo Shoot

5 Tips for Soothing a Newborn Baby During a Photo Shoot

Shooting newborn portraits can either be incredibly taxing or a total breeze. If you market yourself as a family photographer, be sure to emphasize that you can handle newborns, because parents will be thrilled to find someone who can handle an otherwise uncontrollable crying baby. Of course, if you can’t handle them, you’ll look like a […]

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