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Interesting Photo of the Day: Festive London Lights

Interesting Photo of the Day: Festive London Lights

London is a spectacular city to photograph at night—the historic buildings are lit up, the double-decker buses zoom past, and, last Christmas, there were strings of fairy lights hung across everything. In this image, you simply see it all: Tomasz Kozak, a Polish-born cityscape and wedding photographer living in Manchester, captured this great nighttime shot with a three-second […]

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Surreal Landscape Photography Locations in Germany

Surreal Landscape Photography Locations in Germany

Germany offers photographers some of the world’s finest landscape photo opportunities—it features thick forests, rustic castles, terrific sunsets, and vast bodies of water. As if you needed any proof, here’s an excellent compilation of some of the finest images to come out of the country in recent years:

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Groom Photography Tips for Wedding Portraits

Groom Photography Tips for Wedding Portraits

Wedding photography is a delicate art as is, but isolating the bride and groom means you have to master two different types of portrait photography. In the video below, Scott Kelby shares his tips for shooting the groom solo: Kelby starts things off by setting up a Westcott 50″ Mega Apollo softbox at a standard 45-degree angle with low power, since […]

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The Selfie Musical Attempts to Explain Why They Are So Popular

The Selfie Musical Attempts to Explain Why They Are So Popular

Think selfies jumped the shark with the infamous Oscar selfie? Or that video of the guy taking selfies with strangers? Think again: we may have just hit true peak selfie with this three-minute YouTube musical, created and composed by the mini-musical lovers at AV Byte. Check it out: If you hate selfies, or what they’ve […]

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What Happens When Dogs Take Pictures of their Owners?

What Happens When Dogs Take Pictures of their Owners?

This video is the most entertaining thing you’ll see all week. In it, dogs turn the tables on their owners and start photographing them—except the delicacy with which the video is shot, and the politeness that’s shattered by these confusing emotional outbursts, transforms the whole concept from “ridiculous” to “surprisingly touching.” You have to watch it to see what we mean: […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: An Erupting Guatemalan Volcano

Interesting Photo of the Day: An Erupting Guatemalan Volcano

Sometimes you’re just in the right place at the right time. That’s what happened to Andy Shepard, a nature and travel photographer who hiked up a nearby mountain, set up his tripod, and fell asleep until 1:30 a.m., when a deafening sound exploded nearby; he woke up and quickly managed to capture this breathtaking image of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Tiny Mountaintop Earth

Interesting Photo of the Day: Tiny Mountaintop Earth

Who needs panoramas when you can create tiny Earths on your smartphone? Not jsmooth7, who trekked up Panorama Ridge in Garibaldi Provincial Park, in British Columbia, Canada, only to eschew the namesake panoramic route and opt for a little sphere of wonder instead: The photographer captured this shot with an old Nexus 4 phone and put it together […]

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How to Create Soft Portrait Lighting

How to Create Soft Portrait Lighting

Studio lighting isn’t as difficult as it may seem. In fact, with just two lights, you can create several different types of shots simply by repositioning them. Here’s how: The first step, according to Scott Kelby, is to get a big, soft light. He’s exclusively using a dual Westcott package, which includes a large softbox and slender […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Australia’s Boneyard Falls

Interesting Photo of the Day: Australia’s Boneyard Falls

Bombo Headland was the site of a tremendously scientifically important quarry in New South Wales, Australia. That’s where, in 1926, someone discovered the world’s longest geomagnetic polarity interval, near what would become the town of Kiama, giving the quarry its geological title of the “Kiaman Reverse Superchron”. Also, it’s really pretty:  The shot makes the water look like painted brushstrokes. […]

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Instagram Cliches

Instagram Cliches

Let’s be honest: we’ve all taken selfies. Maybe we’ve even tagged them with the hashtag #selfie. But have you ever actually browsed through them all? If you have, you’d notice the maybe unsurprising similarities between them—a sea of identical duck faces tossed into the Internet oblivion. Need proof? Watch this music video: The video is by French DJ […]

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