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How to Achieve Three Portrait Styles With One Flash

How to Achieve Three Portrait Styles With One Flash

So you’ve got a speedlite. Now what? A lot of photographers only use their flashes in one particular way, switching to different lighting rigs for different effects. But with one flash, you can actually achieve a number of different looks, simply by swivelling it around. Here’s how: Mark Wallace is hosting this video with his Leica M Digital […]

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How to Take Great Portraits With an iPhone

How to Take Great Portraits With an iPhone

It’s largely been accepted that smartphone cameras are nothing to scoff at. In fact, when you’re traveling, they might just be the best gear you can carry: inconspicuous, lightweight and pocket-sized. And if you ever wanted to do more than take simple landscape and street shots with your phone, portraiture may be the next big step. Here’s […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Totally Empty Boeing 787

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Totally Empty Boeing 787

What does a modern Boeing 787 look like when it’s completely empty, you might ask? The answer is this glowing tube that resembles a hyper-futuristic spacecraft, apparently! We don’t know who the original photographer is—or whether this is a 3D render mock-up (note the lack of call buttons or overhead lights, but the odd inclusion of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Frozen Tree

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Frozen Tree

In meteorology, the phenomenon of “hard rime” occurs when sub-zero temperatures, heavy fog and gentle winds combine in the winter. It’s rare that such heavy fog would drift down to street level—it’s usually a mountain-ridge phenomenon—but the proof is right here, in this snapshot, which may look like a miniature model but is in fact one […]

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What Happens When a Ballet Dancer Becomes a Photographer

What Happens When a Ballet Dancer Becomes a Photographer

It’s not often that photographers get to live out the lives of their subjects. That distance—the lens separating the artist from the subject—is one of the hardest to overcome, especially for portrait photographers. Wouldn’t it be easy, then, if photographers could dedicate a few years to understanding firsthand what they’re shooting? If, say, someone photographing ballet […]

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Tips for Shooting More Interesting Sports Portraits

Tips for Shooting More Interesting Sports Portraits

Team portraits are easy to snap but difficult to master. A lot of basic portraits stick with the obvious shots—line up the players, stand in front of them, and shoot a few times in case someone blinked the first time. But Kentucky-based photographer Matt Hernandez has some suggestions for anyone about to fall into this trap: by changing just […]

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How to Find Photography Inspiration

How to Find Photography Inspiration

What do you do when you can’t find photography work? Pitching is a good use of time, but too much can burn out new artists. Here’s another idea: Watch every movie, go to every art gallery, and dig out every photo you can find to get new visual ideas for inspiration: This advice comes from established […]

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Not Even the Flash Makes This Woman Aware of Her Accidental Selfie

Not Even the Flash Makes This Woman Aware of Her Accidental Selfie

This is one of those moments that makes every young person groan and slap their forehead, as if to say, “No, Grandma, there’s no film anymore, you can take as many shots as you want”: View post on imgur.com And yet, in this self-evident animated GIF, there is sadness, too: the dramatic irony that we, the laughing audience, want […]

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Amazing Photo Tricks Using 5 Common Tools

Amazing Photo Tricks Using 5 Common Tools

Oh, the things you can do with old Christmas lights! Whether you’re feeling uninspired or simply looking for new ways to shoot old subjects, this video by SLR Lounge reintroduces photographers to five everyday items (well, four everyday items and one we bet you don’t have lying around the house) you can implement in your own […]

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High Speed Photography with Dogs Catching Treats

High Speed Photography with Dogs Catching Treats

What’s better than great animal photography? Why, funny-looking animal photography, of course. Case in point: This series of dogs trying desperately to catch treats, flailing (and sometimes failing) hilariously in the process. The series is called Photos Frei Schnauze by German-based photographer Christian Vieler, who shoots with a Canon 7D and an incredibly high shutter speed (usually around […]

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