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A Quick Explanation of HDR Photography

A Quick Explanation of HDR Photography

We hear the term “HDR” a lot. Some people love it; others hate it. There’s no shortage of tutorials on how to pull it off. But what exactly is it? In this quick six-minute tutorial by TechQuickie, you can learn what HDR is and what it means to post-process a shot that way: What is HDR? HDR stands for […]

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Tips for Taking Great Running Photos

Tips for Taking Great Running Photos

Capturing action shots is never easy. It’s all about finding the right balance between exposure and aperture, and the fact that bodies are moving quickly and beyond your control can make the shoot feel nerve-wracking. This video does a solid job of calming those nerves and breaking the process down into what is ultimately a very simple photo […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Fisherman Casts His Net

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Fisherman Casts His Net

The world is filled with terrific photographers unknown to the world, usually because they don’t speak perfect English or live in parts of the world where only a handful of artists can scrape together a living. Suloara Allokendek from Jakarta, Indonesia, is one such person. You probably haven’t heard of him, but his collection of breathtaking images […]

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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: Mysterious Hallway of Poplar Trees

Interesting Photo of the Day: Mysterious Hallway of Poplar Trees

It’s rare to see the forest through the trees; it’s rarer still to see the end of said forest something like a mile away. But that’s what Las Vegas-based photographer David Thompson saw near Boardman, Oregon, when he snapped this gorgeously colored shot of a thick grove of poplar trees: Thompson was shooting with a Nikon D800E. This is a great example of texture, […]

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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: A Bird’s-Eye Wedding Portrait

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Bird’s-Eye Wedding Portrait

It’s what every couple wants from a wedding photographer: someone dedicated and passionate, who goes above and beyond expectations. Here’s one that takes that philosophy dangerously literally: The shot was snapped by South Dakotan wedding photographer Wes Eisenhaur, whose style of rustic simplicity feels at once classic and strikingly contemporary. He’s clearly got an eye for odd angles: “They thought I was […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Floating Rocks

Interesting Photo of the Day: Floating Rocks

Further proof that you don’t need a professional camera to take awesome shots: check out this baffling sunrise shot of Fallen Leaf Lake in South Lake Tahoe, California. The resolution isn’t strong, but the concept is, and it’ll take you at least a couple seconds to figure out how it was done: This photo was created by […]

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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: Heaven in the Nevada Sky

Interesting Photo of the Day: Heaven in the Nevada Sky

On his drive to work the other day, Phil Mosby saw something that forced him to stop and pull over. Mosby is primarily a night-sky photographer, but the look of the Nevada sun breaking through the clouds near Reno was too much for him to pass up: We don’t know with what gear he grabbed this particular shot, but he normally uses […]

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