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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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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Seal Selfie… a Sealfie?

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Seal Selfie… a Sealfie?

Seals are generally pretty happy-looking creatures, but rarely do they flaunt it—you know, the way humans tend to via prideful selfies. Not this one, however: This adorable moment comes courtesy of Dr. Alexander Mustard, a marine biologist and underwater photographer who seems like the perfect candidate for this adorable photo shoot. He shot it off the coast of the Farne […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: An Idaho Backpacker

Interesting Photo of the Day: An Idaho Backpacker

How did you spend your summer? Reddit user sinisterspud spent much of his hiking through the mountains of Idaho. If the photo evidence is any indication, it was a good summer: The shot was taken during a trip to Baron Lake, an area surrounded by mountains, nestled between the national forests of Sawtooth, Boise, and Salmon-Challis. […]

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9 Tips for Taking Better Indoor Photos

9 Tips for Taking Better Indoor Photos

Shooting interiors can be tricky, precisely because they seem so easy. Heavy equipment isn’t an issue. You have full control over lights. You can (usually) re-arrange items in the room to suit your eye. But that all-encompassing responsibility can feel overwhelming. Where should you stand? What should you look for? How should you control the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Colors Over Everest

Interesting Photo of the Day: Colors Over Everest

Sure, you’ve seen photos of Mt. Everest. You may have even seen a rainbow over Mt. Everest. But have you ever seen an upside-down rainbow over Mt. Everest? This shot—which sacrifices underexposure on the mountain to emphasize the dazzling color of the rainbow—was taken by Neha Gadhari, a hiker and NatGeo community member who stumbled upon […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: 747 Through the Fog

Interesting Photo of the Day: 747 Through the Fog

Just in case you forgot how intrinsically majestic airplanes were, Alex Esguerra is here to remind you. An aviation photography specialist, Esguerra captured this image of a Boeing 747 taking off at San Francisco International Airport, at the end of Runway 28R, cutting through the fog and leaving the sun behind: The image speaks for […]

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How to Find Interesting Photos in “Boring” Locations

How to Find Interesting Photos in “Boring” Locations

Most photographers would consider the New Forest in southern England an absolute joy to shoot. It’s colorful, expansive, peaceful and exotic, filled with birds, deer and livestock. But for Mike Browne, it’s boring old home—a place he’s lived nearby for dozens of years, and shot more times than he cares to count. And yet, that’s exactly why he […]

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19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History

19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History

Some images define history: an early snapshot of the Statue of Liberty; Neil Armstrong first setting foot on the moon; a defiant man standing before a tank in Tiananmen Square; the Beatles walking down Abbey Road. But the other angles are rarely seen: the Statue of Liberty under construction in France, for example; or the […]

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Photographer Captures the Adorable Friendship Between an Owl and a Dog

Photographer Captures the Adorable Friendship Between an Owl and a Dog

Hoo’s a good boy? The Internet has been won over by a German Shepherd named Ingo and his best friend, Poldi the owl. Check out this album of magical, golden-hour shots: For his part, Poldi seems perpetually surprised at whatever’s going on, while Ingo looks a little more on the sleepy side. Neither seems to […]

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How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

If you’re shooting with soft lighting and a colorful backdrop, it’s all too common to find a bit of color affecting the subject—green backgrounds make them look sickly, orange makes them glow, stuff like that. In this tutorial, Michael Woloszynowicz shows off a handy little tip that avoids Photoshop’s messy trial-and-error color balance correction: As he points […]

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