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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Dazzling Iranian Mosque

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Dazzling Iranian Mosque

At mid-morning, the Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, a.k.a. the Pink Mosque, in Shiraz, Iran, fills with sunlight. The stained-glass windows pour a symmetrical stream of psychedelic colors onto the intricate carpeting, making this 126-year-old mosque perhaps more colorful than any other in the world: This photo was created by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, a northern Iranian photographer […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Majestically Snowy Cat

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Majestically Snowy Cat

Welcome to winter, where the weather’s so cold that the only thing to warm you up is photos of cats you find while browsing the Internet because it’s too frigid to go outside. Happy holidays: This cozy cat comes from Alina Shevelina, who specializes in hyper-colorful, hyper-detailed portraits of humans and nature. We especially dig the […]

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When to Use Graduated ND Filters

When to Use Graduated ND Filters

One of the trickiest aspects of natural light photography is balancing highlights and shadows. Waiting for the clouds to cooperate is difficult, and post-processing is a gamble, not to mention time consuming. The trick is to understand how manipulating light in-camera—particularly with filters—can make your life a whole lot easier, as this video shows:  The video focuses on […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Italian Dolomites Through the Fog

Interesting Photo of the Day: Italian Dolomites Through the Fog

German landscape photographer Andreas Wonisch hiked up to the Italian Dolomites with six other photographers. But they’d grossly underestimated the trek: the nearest accommodation was a kilometer away and up a steep trail. In order to catch a sunrise shot, the group needed to hike up for longer than an hour through pitch-black midnight with all their gear. Of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Autumn in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains

Interesting Photo of the Day: Autumn in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains

Autumn’s officially in full bloom, and in case you needed any proof, landscape photographers are out in force to capture the reds and oranges of North America’s forests. Case in point: this serene river shot out of Tennessee: Reddit user IsaacMTSU took this image off Little River Road. It was quite shady, so he kept the shutter speed open […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sci-Fi Landscape

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sci-Fi Landscape

Can you tell what planet this is? Photographer Stéphane Vetter hopes you guessed Venus or Jupiter, but he, in fact, grabbed this eerie shot on Earth. The photos was taken from Iceland’s geothermal Hverir, a northeastern area rich with boiling mudpools and fumaroles (a.k.a. fumes rising from cracks in the Earth’s crust): It must have been a crisp […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Falling Down San Francisco

Interesting Photo of the Day: Falling Down San Francisco

British businessman Andy Honess was on vacation with his family in San Francisco. They decided to have some fun; after what was likely dozens upon dozens of attempts, he snagged this shot: The image went viral, racking up nearly 5,000 retweets and multiple re-posts on Reddit—even two years later. Just goes to show that you don’t need a great […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Painted Gold

Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Painted Gold

It only happens a few times a year. Chicagohenge, where the sun’s rising and setting lines up perfectly with the city’s east-west streets: Captured by a Chicago photographer with his Nikon D3 and a 70-200mm lens. The beautiful image was snapped with a 1/100 of a second shutter speed, at ISO 200, and f/4, giving […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Real-Life Garden of Eden

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Real-Life Garden of Eden

On a quiet patch of Californian coast sits El Capitán State Beach, home to soft yellow sand, unpredictable tidepools, and dense sycamore and oak forests. It’s heralded as a paragon of surfing, camping, and fishing. But it’s less appreciated for how photogenic it is—and how much it can spring to mind a real-world Garden of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

The Dolomites, found in Italy’s northern Alps, are 18 mind-boggling peaks of vertical rock walls, steeples, densely packed valleys and hidden fossils that evidence Mesozoic systems from 250 million years ago, protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Prone to landslides and floods, the Dolomites are no strangers to tempestuous weather; with a little patience, […]

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