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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Man and his Elephant

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Man and his Elephant

Some pets are universal – dogs and cats, for instance, are found in households around the globe. Then there are certain pets that are pretty specific to certain regions – Central and South America have monkeys, and President Teddy Roosevelt had a bear. In Southeast Asia and India, they (occasionally) have elephants. A person who […]

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Infrared Photography Tutorial

Infrared Photography Tutorial

Light is a tricky thing; some of it we can see, but a huge portion of it we can’t. The areas of the electromagnetic spectrum that we refer to as “light” but are unable to detect with our eyes are the ultraviolet (UV) and infrared (IR), located just past the edge of the visible. Though […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Water Droplet Umbrella Effect

Interesting Photo of the Day: Water Droplet Umbrella Effect

An endless fascination among many photographers is the pursuit of that elusive perfect water droplet shot. With liquids being so fickle and a drop being so small, it’s a difficult image to capture, but one that, when done right, can be packed so full of simple, natural elegance. Today’s interesting photo of the day is […]

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New Zealand Landscape Time-lapse

New Zealand Landscape Time-lapse

New Zealand is often listed among the most gorgeous places in the world, and for good reason. With a population of less than 4.5 million people, the natural wonder of this island nation which stretches from wet and temperate in the south to sub-tropical in the north lays beautifully preserved, barely touched by the machines […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Break on the Night Shift

Interesting Photo of the Day: Break on the Night Shift

Some of the most awe-inspiring images can be boiled down to one thing: location, location location. Of course, once we are in a location, we need the skills to capture the scene as we see it, and as we want it to be seen by others.

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Quick Tips for Great Photography Compositions

Quick Tips for Great Photography Compositions

Joe McNally is a giant of modern photography. For more than two decades he has been shooting for National Geographic, and in 1994 he was hired on as LIFE Magazine’s first staff photographer in 23 years. He has been intermittently featured in Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated, among other regular publications, and does advertising work […]

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Perspectives Demonstration: How the Mind Can Be Tricked

Perspectives Demonstration: How the Mind Can Be Tricked

Delightfully concise and visually descriptive, this video from Richard Wiseman defies our perceptions and vividly shows how perspective can be completely warped in the act of fitting a three-dimensional world into a two-dimensional image: When observing scenes on our daily life, our brain is constantly picking up visual cues in order to deduce the distance […]

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How a Professional Photography Printing Lab Works

How a Professional Photography Printing Lab Works

If you’ve ever wondered how the inside of a high-end printing studio operates, Miller’s LabĀ – America’s largest professional printing lab – gives us just such an opportunity in this video from Chris Marquardt. Shannon Butler, Miller’s Press Department Lead, walks Marquardt (and us along with him) through the process of printing their many different products, […]

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Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

When shooting a portrait, the conventional wisdom involves using bright, evenly-coloured light to bring out the model’s sweet inner glow. Sometimes, though, you might desire an aesthetic that is a little bit more dramatic. In this video, Detroit photographer Paul Manoian uses coloured gels to shed light on the darker side of portrait photography: Manoian […]

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How to Make a Double Exposure

How to Make a Double Exposure

Multiple exposure is a technique that many film photographers discovered by complete accident – either the camera broke and the film didn’t advance, or they shot the same roll twice by mistake. Once you realize how two (or more) frames blend together, you start to realize the almost limitless experimental possibilities allowed by this technique. […]

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