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5 Tips for Taking Travel Photos in Dangerous Countries

5 Tips for Taking Travel Photos in Dangerous Countries

In December 2015, I stumbled upon a slum along the riverbank of Iquitos, an isolated Peruvian city in the Amazon jungle, and walked down rickety wooden boardwalk with my old Canon T2i in hand—snapping shots of the decrepit homes, crumbling wooden stilts, tattered clothes drying in the humid air—until a local security guard walked up to me and told me, in […]

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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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Lighting Setup for a Kitchen Portrait Session

Lighting Setup for a Kitchen Portrait Session

Complex photo shoots call for complex lighting. That’s why Jay P. Morgan shows us exactly how he sets up his seven different lights for this shoot, which features Jodie Sweetin (of Full House fame) posing as a beauty queen in a disaster kitchen. Here’s how he does it: The idea for this photo shoot began with Sweetin, who […]

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Hyperlapse Photography Project Across Asia

Hyperlapse Photography Project Across Asia

It took Daniel and Gina, who run the travel blog Sunrise Odyssey, a full year to traverse overland from China to Greece. But it’ll take you less than three minutes to watch their hyperlapse video, documenting the brilliant colors and gorgeous architecture along the way: The last 20 or so seconds of the video is dedicated to a behind-the-scenes glimpse […]

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How to Create a Beauty Style Portrait With Just One Light

How to Create a Beauty Style Portrait With Just One Light

Sometimes, less really is more. That’s the philosophy behind this simple beauty shoot, hosted by Miguel Quiles, which features just a single light and some remarkable results. Here’s how he does it: Quiles breaks down his shoot into every possible detail. His gear, for example, is simple; he’s shooting with a Sony A7RII mirrorless camera and a Zeiss Batis […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Dolphins of Na Pali Coast

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Dolphins of Na Pali Coast

Karma is real. Photographer Christopher Howard, whose colorful images bring out a vivaciousness in whatever he shoots, captured this image of a dolphin swimming along the Na Pali coast along the northern coast of Kauai more than a year ago: When the photo was reposted online in February 2016, it naturally garnered praise, awe, and criticism for being Photoshopped. […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Motel 6 Rainbow Light Painting

Interesting Photo of the Day: Motel 6 Rainbow Light Painting

Joaquin Baldwin was sitting in a downtown Motel 6 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, when he noticed something odd coming through the peephole of his front door. The sun was shining directly into it, casting a circular rainbow on the far wall of the room. While most of us would mutter a “huh” and move on, Baldwin had […]

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North American Landscape Timelapse Photography

North American Landscape Timelapse Photography

How do you spend your summer vacations? Jesse Attanasio uses his sunny months off focusing on a particular passion: timelapse landscape photography. In his latest video, Exhale, he shows off more than two years’ worth of work in a mere two minutes. Check it out: The film is composed from footage shot during the summers of 2014 […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Moonset Over Big Bend

Interesting Photo of the Day: Moonset Over Big Bend

When Andrew Takano drove all the way from Austin to Big Bend National Park, he was expecting to spend five full days there, taking photos around the remote and little-visited desert. Instead, he arrived the first morning at 6 a.m., and his car began to break down. He spent most of the day fixing it and […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Volcanic Mt. Bromo at Early Dawn

Interesting Photo of the Day: Volcanic Mt. Bromo at Early Dawn

This is what they mean when they say “the crack of dawn”—when dawn’s early sunlight literally creates a crack in the sky, while the rest of the night sky is still pure darkness. This is the moment that Weerapong Chaipuck captured while waiting for the sunrise near Mt. Bromo, an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia: Chaipuck is […]

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