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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: Shall We Dance (With a Bear)?

Interesting Photo of the Day: Shall We Dance (With a Bear)?

The following image is —incredibly—not computerized in any way. That is to say, the bear, at least, is as real as the girl. The whole thing is a remarkably deft photo shoot showing the delicate and beautiful potential harmony between humanity and nature: This fairytale image is one of a whole portfolio created by Russian […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Hot Air Balloon Over the Mountains

Interesting Photo of the Day: Hot Air Balloon Over the Mountains

Michal Karcz is a big Steve Roach fan. The Polish photographic fine artist loves the American ambient soundscape musician so much that this photo, a delicate scene combining a floating hot-air balloon in some Mount Everest landscape, ought to feel quite loud and robust—but it doesn’t. Like most of Karcz’s shots and all of Roach’s music, it feels […]

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How to Use Artificial Lighting for Sunset Photography

How to Use Artificial Lighting for Sunset Photography

Sometimes you want to shoot a sunset. Other times you want to use the sunset light on your subjects. It’s hard to get both—you need an artificial rig facing the sunset, and you need to balance your levels so the artificial light doesn’t drown out the beautiful sunset colors behind. That’s where the RFi Speedlight Speedring can […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Over the Clouds and Upside-Down

Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Over the Clouds and Upside-Down

Recently Mark Hersch was flying home from a business trip. He usually takes the aisle, but this time he was given a window seat. Even though he’s flown dozens of times before, this was the first time he looked out the window, straight at the sun, and saw his home city of Chicago beneath the clouds, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: On the Nose of a Dog

Interesting Photo of the Day: On the Nose of a Dog

If you’re procrastinating on the Internet right now, you probably want to see something cute. Something like, I don’t know, a butterfly sitting on a bulldog’s nose, for example: Austria-based photographer Anne Geier captured this adorable image with a Nikon D750 using a 50mm lens at f/2 to create the soft focus surrounding the pup, then balanced out the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Tiny Tidal Wave

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Tiny Tidal Wave

Some photographers risk their lives for a shot. Jack Cohen risked his camera. Holding it out sans waterproof housing toward an approaching wave (dangerous move, Jack!), the American photographer managed to walk away with a miraculously dry camera and this fun play on perspective: Cohen came out lucky this time by sparing his Nikon D300s, with speedy hands […]

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Words of Wisdom from Professional Photographers

Words of Wisdom from Professional Photographers

Looking for some inspiration? Some folks with Marc Silber went out and interviewed six pros on their biggest tips for aspiring photographers. Their styles are varied, from dogs and families to extreme sports and exotic landscape, which gives the whole four-minute video a nice breadth of experience: Below are some sample shots from each photographer, as well […]

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