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Jewelry Brand Photography Tips

Jewelry Brand Photography Tips

Doing commercial photography work for a jewelry line sounds easy enough, but shooting the shiny ornaments presents certain challenges. For one, a photographer must be adept in both closeup photography and portrait photography to present a complete picture of the product and the lifestyle associated with it. In the video below, photographer Nick Fancher takes us on […]

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Timelapse Photography Showing the Amazing Power of Hawaii’s Volcanoes

Timelapse Photography Showing the Amazing Power of Hawaii’s Volcanoes

Having photographed each of the United States’ 59 National Parks, professional landscape photographer QT Luong is no stranger to capturing the magnificent vistas of the natural world. An experienced outdoorsman, he cherishes the challenges that come with the shots that he wants to take, whether it be scaling tall mountains, traversing lonely streams, or trekking […]

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Photography Q&A with a Nikon Pro Photojournalist

Photography Q&A with a Nikon Pro Photojournalist

There are those who dream and those who do. When it comes to photography, David Dare Parker is obviously the latter. A photojournalist of 28 years, he has covered conflicts and other social issues across the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His work has graced the pages of several international publications, including The New […]

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Photographer Asks Girlfriend to Take Panorama, Proposes in the Final Shot!

Photographer Asks Girlfriend to Take Panorama, Proposes in the Final Shot!

Most people who have been seriously bitten by the photography bug develop a desire to incorporate photography into other endeavors in life — from travelling to food preparation to child rearing, etc. So why not combine it with the once-in-a-lifetime act of proposing marriage to a special someone? Photographer Brady Dyer did just that, tricking […]

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Underwater Composite Photography Project for a Cameraphone Ad

Underwater Composite Photography Project for a Cameraphone Ad

Underwater photography used to be the realm of professional-grade cameras with expensive water-tight enclosures. However, recent years have seen the development of point-and-shoot cameras that can take photos and video while submerged in shallow waters without the need for additional waterproof housing. The commercial photographers tasked with advertising the new Sony Xperia ZR chose to […]

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Using Photography to Document Shocking Ocean Tide Changes

Using Photography to Document Shocking Ocean Tide Changes

In his book “Sea Change,” English photographer Michael Marten explores the duality of a natural cycle that’s been going on since the dawn of time—the changing of the tides. He went to several locations around the coasts of Britain and captured each one in both high tide and low tide. 53 of these diptychs, arranged […]

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Expressing Color with High Speed Photos: Commercial Photography

Expressing Color with High Speed Photos: Commercial Photography

Imagine having a vivid dream where you’re floating in a sea of vibrant colors. Now imagine the Herculean task of capturing that dream within the frame of a real-world photograph. When Samsung asked photographer Chase Jarvis to put their Series 9 monitors to the ultimate color calibration test, he had just the image in mind: […]

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Dramatic Timelapse Photography Showing the Futuristic Side of Dubai

Dramatic Timelapse Photography Showing the Futuristic Side of Dubai

Much has been said about Dubai’s ultra-modern architecture and the crazy pace of the city’s development. Construction projects that range from the world’s tallest skyscrapers to incredible man-made islands have transformed the oil-rich city from a sprawling desert into a cosmopolitan metropolis. Photographer Sebastian Optiz attempts to showcase the wonder that is Dubai through a […]

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Magazine Photography Session, See Indoor & Outdoor Setups

Magazine Photography Session, See Indoor & Outdoor Setups

Commercial photographer Michael Grecco shares with us a behind-the-scenes look at a series of photoshoots done for a 6-page ad on Men’s Health Magazine. The assignment is spread over 2 days, with images shot in several locations including the Brooklyn Bridge, a New York City rooftop, a sassy art museum, and a gritty boxing ring: In […]

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Stunning San Diego Timelapse Photography

Stunning San Diego Timelapse Photography

In Welcome Home, San Diego native Michael Shainblum gives us a glimpse of his hometown through a stunning timelapse video which shows that one does not always need to travel to exotic locations to create a photo/video masterpiece. Breathtaking images worthy of anyone’s personal project can be found just as easily at home: In an […]

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