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Timelapse Photographer Takes Us Aboard a Container Ship

Timelapse Photographer Takes Us Aboard a Container Ship

Have you ever wondered how international trade really works? Not in the abstract sense of government policies and tariffs, but how things really, physically, get from point A to point B? In comes this mesmerizing timelapse, spanning a day in the life of a shipping freight: This comes from Toby Smith, who’s made something of a name for […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Rainbow and Lightning Over Crater Lake

Interesting Photo of the Day: Rainbow and Lightning Over Crater Lake

Mark Metternich witnessed the sunset of a lifetime at Crater Lake National Park. Not only did he capture a pretty landscape, he also managed to get a rainbow and a lightning strike in one frame: Metternich used a Sony A74 with a Canon 14mm lens to get the shot. His settings were 0.3 seconds, f/5.6, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Urban Density in Hong Kong

Interesting Photo of the Day: Urban Density in Hong Kong

Hong Kong consistently ranks as one of the world’s most densely populated cities, but what that actually means for people living there is often lost on outsiders. If you ever wondered what it’s like to look up at a sliver of sky from amidst a jungle of skyscrapers, this is it: The shot comes from travel photographer […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Lake Superior

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Lake Superior

It takes a special kind of patience to make the natural world look as beautiful as it can. For Minnesotan photographer Derek Griggs, that means waiting around in sub-zero temperatures to capture a sunset over Lake Superior, as he did to snag this image: As Griggs explains, the photo may be pleasant, but the effort it took […]

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The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

What’s the fastest way to sharpen an image in Adobe Photoshop? Chelsea Northrup has the solution—and it doesn’t involve the “Sharpen” tool:  The trick is to create a duplicate layer, then scroll down the Filter menu and choose High Pass. This will create a gray overlay of your image. Increase the radius until you can just […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Wedding Photographer’s Dirty Work

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Wedding Photographer’s Dirty Work

Ask any wedding photographer if they feel they make enough money, and they’ll laugh. Couples tend to splurge on everything in a wedding except photography, yet the demands remain just as high, and professional photographers have to put up with it. That’s probably why the following image struck such a chord online: The photographer doing the […]

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How Clean an SLR Camera Lens the Right Way

How Clean an SLR Camera Lens the Right Way

If you’re cleaning your SLR lenses once a week with a microfiber cloth, you’re doing it all wrong. Lenses are delicate things. Over-cleaning them will actually cause more harm than good. And the cheapest cleaning solutions—for example, microcloths—aren’t up to scratch. For a proper tutorial, watch this handy, informal 10-minute instructional video: The host is former movie-set […]

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Tips for Photographing Dogs, According to the World’s Most Famous Dog Photographer

Tips for Photographing Dogs, According to the World’s Most Famous Dog Photographer

Dogs are like kids; everyone thinks theirs is the cutest in the world. But a lot of the doggie snapshots you find on social media are very generic—the mutt’s maybe got a funny expression, but the photo itself isn’t anything special. So what’s the best way to capture a dog on camera? For answers, dog-lovers must […]

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How to Use Adapted Lenses on Mirrorless Cameras

How to Use Adapted Lenses on Mirrorless Cameras

As mirrorless cameras surge in popularity, more and more photographers are choosing not to abandon their old hardware collections. Between the heaps of film and DSLR lenses most professionals have available, why start over again with micro 4/3 lenses? In the video below, Mark Ryan Sallee from Michromatic explains everything you could possibly need to know about […]

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What Exactly is a “Stop” in Photography?

What Exactly is a “Stop” in Photography?

Have you ever wondered what exactly a “stop” is, or why photographers gauge light that way? This video, by Joshua Cripps, makes it all too clear how to talk and measure light like a pro: The first thing to note is that a stop is not a constant measurement, like a foot or an ounce. Instead, it’s a relative measure […]

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