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Interesting Photo of the Day: Barefoot in the City

Interesting Photo of the Day: Barefoot in the City

Photography is about atmosphere. Creating an emotional response is as important as creating a coherent image: shapes of legs, a street, cars, a dangling pair of high heels. Here, we see those things, but it’s their abstraction by silhouette and bokeh that emit a feeling of danger, seduction and mystery: Photographer Piotr Powietrzynski has made a name for himself […]

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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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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: 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: 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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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: 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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