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Top Sports Photographer Attributes Success to Working Twice as Hard and Luck

Top Sports Photographer Attributes Success to Working Twice as Hard and Luck

Having over 200 of his photographs featured as Sports Illustrated, TIME, LIFE, and People magazine covers, including many shots considered to be some of the greatest sports photos of all time, one would expect Neil Leifer to have a certain air of confidence about him. Surely, the man behind the lens that captured Secretariat’s historic […]

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UrbExing: This Photographer Trespasses for the Sake of Adventure and Art

UrbExing: This Photographer Trespasses for the Sake of Adventure and Art

At some point, most photographers are faced with the difficult choice between trespassing into a restricted area to take an amazing photograph or respecting those boundaries by trying to gain entry through legitimate means or moving on. In this short film from the The New York Times, urban photographer Victor G. Thomas explains why he views “Do Not Enter” signs as green lights for exploration: UrbExing is the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Adventure Van Stuck in Utah Salt Flats

Interesting Photo of the Day: Adventure Van Stuck in Utah Salt Flats

Aerial and timelapse photographer Django G-S of Team Team Wolf travels around in his adventure van photographing landscapes, weddings, and more. During a recent expedition, he got his van stuck one mile into a drive across Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats. Becoming stranded cost Django $600 in towing fees, but the experience wasn’t a total loss. He got a pretty amazing night capture out of the […]

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On Assignment for National Geographic: Photographing Sharks and Sea Turtles

On Assignment for National Geographic: Photographing Sharks and Sea Turtles

As a child, photographer Thomas P. Peschak used to dream about the ocean—about sharks and sea turtles and reefs teeming with colorful fish and other interesting aquatic creatures. As he grew older and became a marine biologist, however, Peschak learned a terrible truth: as a result of overfishing and pollution, the ocean is no longer teeming with life except […]

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Watch What Happens When These People Are Told They’re Beautiful

Watch What Happens When These People Are Told They’re Beautiful

It’s not every day that an 18 year-old’s school photography project makes headlines, but that’s exactly what happened to Shea Glover, a student at Chicago High School For the Arts. One of her courses required an independent project, so Glover decided to create a video montage of “things she found beautiful.” Watch Glover’s video below to see […]

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How to Use Storytelling in Nature Photography to Create Compelling Images

How to Use Storytelling in Nature Photography to Create Compelling Images

What makes a great photograph? Does the answer simply depend on technical composition or is there some other element that can infuse a technically-sound image deep meaning? Nature photographer Florian Schulz would say that the key to a truly moving photo is storytelling. A photographer may have mastered the technical aspects of the craft and create lovely images, but the most potent photographs […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: An Absolutely Terrifying Volcanic Thunderstorm

Interesting Photo of the Day: An Absolutely Terrifying Volcanic Thunderstorm

Many professional photographers never get the opportunity to document a volcanic eruption. “If only,” the bereft say, ranking the experience with other difficult (and dangerous) feats like photographing a triple lightning strike over Chicago or a panorama of the Southern Lights. Some creatives find pacification in shooting starcanos, but not landscape photographer Marco Restivo. He’s spent the last few years of his career […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Happy to Be in Austria

Interesting Photo of the Day: Happy to Be in Austria

Nestled in a wooded mountain valley in Austria’s Salzkammergut region, Gosausee Lake was once called “the eye of God” by renowned world traveler and writer Alexander Freiherr von Humbolt—and for good reason. When the lake is calm, the crystal-clear water provides breathtaking reflections of the surrounding foothills and the towering Dachstein Mountains. In this photograph, […]

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Professional Travel Photography Tips

Professional Travel Photography Tips

In a recent article titled Lasting Impressions: How to Create Memorable Travel Photographs, PictureCorrect provided detailed coverage of a lecture by Luke Ballard, an esteemed travel photographer who has successfully combined his two great passions—photography and globetrotting—into a successful career. Ballard returns in this video with fresh instruction on how to survive in this highly […]

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Canon’s “Decoy” Experiment Proves a Photographer’s Perspective is Everything

Canon’s “Decoy” Experiment Proves a Photographer’s Perspective is Everything

What ultimately shapes a portrait? Does it have more to do with the subject—who they are, how comfortable they are in front of the camera, etc.—or does the photographer possess most of that power, able to mold an image according his or her knowledge of the subject and how skilled he or she is with a camera? Canon wanted to find out, so they […]

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