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15 Tips for Starting and Maintaining a Successful Photography Business

15 Tips for Starting and Maintaining a Successful Photography Business

The professional photography industry can be a scary place for the new photographer trying to earn a living doing what he or she loves by establishing a photography business. The competition is fierce, the bookkeeping seems mountainous, and for those introverts among us, the thought of interacting so closely with people for a living—um… promote […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Infrared Long Exposure of an Iconic Icelandic Waterfall

Interesting Photo of the Day: Infrared Long Exposure of an Iconic Icelandic Waterfall

Small yet mighty Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall, which is located near the town of Grundarfjörðu, may be one of West Iceland’s most photographed waterfalls, but few have documented it like Stanley Klasz—as an infrared long exposure: Infrared photography requires specialized equipment that can detect wavelengths of light that are otherwise invisible to the human eye and even high quality traditional camera sensors. Klasz […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Breathtaking Sandstone Passage in Arizona

Interesting Photo of the Day: Breathtaking Sandstone Passage in Arizona

This breathtaking view of one of Arizona’s most famous rock formations was captured by Nicholas Roemmelt, a dentist-turned-nature-photographer who is based in Tyrol, Austria: This picturesque sandstone passage, which is called “The Wave,” can be found at Arizona’s Vermillion Cliffs National Monument and was carved out over millions of years by the raging flash floods that sweep through […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Bubble Nebula Photographed via Telescope

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bubble Nebula Photographed via Telescope

Mike Hankey fell in love with astrophotography when he attached his camera to a telescope and peered through glass at the night sky for the first time. Six months later, a large “fireball” meteor exploded near Baltimore, Pennsylvania while Hankey was photographing the Andromeda galaxy from his backyard, and he accidentally captured a shot of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Night Landscape Blend of Two Five-shot Panoramas

Interesting Photo of the Day: Night Landscape Blend of Two Five-shot Panoramas

Humorously captioned “Drove to the middle of nowhere then hiked along the edge of a coyote-infested 200’ cliff in the dark to get this shot,” this composite landscape image of Palouse Falls, Washington by Jesse Summers has received great attention from the online masses, evoking both admiration from some and frustration from others who would […]

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7 DIY Photography Hacks with Household Objects

7 DIY Photography Hacks with Household Objects

Instead of moaning and groaning about the exorbitant costs of professional lighting and special effects equipment, why not find ways to create the same types of images using common household items? In this brief tutorial, photographer Markus Berger demonstrates how to hack seven refined photo techniques using cheap, everyday items: 7 Creative Photography Ideas Using Household […]

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The Story Behind the World’s Most Viewed Photo

The Story Behind the World’s Most Viewed Photo

Believe it or not, the world’s most viewed photograph was created on a whim. You may not recognize the image by its name, “Bliss,” but you’ll know it when you see it. Viewed by over a billion people since it was Windows XP’s default desktop image, “Bliss” has long been the subject of speculation as many doubted […]

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How to Use Bokeh Effectively in Your Photos

How to Use Bokeh Effectively in Your Photos

We’ve all heard of “bokeh,” though many of us are still insecure about how to pronounce the word (see the correct pronunciation here). We fawn over great bokeh in our favorite images, drool over lenses that produce beautiful, smooth bokeh, and scorn lenses that produce “bad” bokeh. However, even the best bokeh doesn’t guarantee an image’s […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Amazing Nighttime Snowboarding Portrait

Interesting Photo of the Day: Amazing Nighttime Snowboarding Portrait

Dave Lehl is known for his action and adventure photography—and many consider him to be the best snowboarding photographer in the world. Once you see this image, we’re sure you’ll agree: Lehl created this image with professional snowboarder Steve Fisher in the mountains of Breckenridge, Colorado. Some speculate that Lehl infused the snowboard with LED lighting and used a traditional […]

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How to Remove Fence Lines from Zoo Photos

How to Remove Fence Lines from Zoo Photos

Zoos and wildlife-oriented parks provide perfect opportunities to photograph exotic and often dangerous wildlife without traveling halfway across the world to stalk them in their natural habitats. However, thick security fences often make it difficult to create truly excellent shots. In the following video, photographer Glyn Dewis provides a detailed walk-through of a useful Photoshop technique that will […]

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