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Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects to pose like trained models and or possesses any special artistic talent. Instead, Schoeller’s portraiture is successful because he conducts his photoshoots with three basic principles in mind: Make it easy […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: These Suburbanites Did July 4th Fireworks BIG

Interesting Photo of the Day: These Suburbanites Did July 4th Fireworks BIG

Freedom. These suburbians are doing it right: This Independence Day, photographer Scott Quentin Stedman‘s neighbors put on quite a fireworks show in their Southern Californian suburb. “The neighbors were launching [artillery shells] off in 30 second increments and then sprinting off for cover so they’re blended for maximum Freedom,” he said. To capture the spectacle, Stedman set […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Giant Whale Plays Hide and Seek with a Boat

Interesting Photo of the Day: Giant Whale Plays Hide and Seek with a Boat

What’s it like to play hide and seek with a 60-ton whale? Photographer Justin Hofman and his expedition crew found out while diving just off of Argentina’s Patagonian coast: The whale pictured here is a Southern right whale, an endangered species native to the Southern Hemisphere. Once numbering in the mere hundreds, the Southern right whale population has rebounded to […]

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The Lost Art of Posing: How & Why to Pose Your Photography Clients

The Lost Art of Posing: How & Why to Pose Your Photography Clients

“Posing” has come to be something of a dirty word in the present age, synonymous with “fake” and “structured” and all things dull and lifeless. Posing sucks the energy right out of a photoshoot—or so we tend to think. However, for photographer Jerry Ghionis, who is regarded as one of the best wedding photographers in the world, posing is […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: This Remote Island is Named After James Bond Himself

Interesting Photo of the Day: This Remote Island is Named After James Bond Himself

“James Bond Island” isn’t just a figure of speech. There really is an island in Thailand that has been named after 007 himself. Situated in Phang Nga bay and generally overrun with tourists, we have landscape photographer Sebleu to thank for this picturesque view of the top-heavy isle: More popularly called James Bond Island, Ko Khao Phing […]

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Pre-Digital Photography Infographic: The Evolution of the Camera

Pre-Digital Photography Infographic: The Evolution of the Camera

While many inventors are considered to have developed the first photographic camera, photography appears to have had its earliest start in the thick of the Middle Ages (1000 AD) when a man named Alhazen rigged the first pinhole camera, which we now call the Camera Obscura. From there, all the way to the 1981 Sony Mavica […]

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10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, decorated valleys, and quiet pools, alive with light and color. Unfortunately, after photographing landscapes, many photographers often experience a startling sense of defeat when the images turn out to be shapeless, emotionless and otherwise amateur […]

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Light Painting with iDevices for Unique Product Photography

Light Painting with iDevices for Unique Product Photography

With the millions of product photos floating around television and the Internet, it’s easy for one product photographer’s carefully-crafted work to get lost in the masses of other images. Simply put—it’s hard to get your work to stand out. Photographer Laya Gerlock uses light painting to set his product photography apart, but instead of using […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Parachutist at High Altitude

Interesting Photo of the Day: Parachutist at High Altitude

If you like moody sepia tones, then you’re totally going to fall for this skydiving selfie (pun very much intended), which was posted by timothy53: The so labeled “skydiver” in the image is actually a member of Go-Parachuting, a company that provides military parachute systems testing and training for the French special forces. There is some […]

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Amazing Use of White Balance in Arctic Wildlife Photography

Amazing Use of White Balance in Arctic Wildlife Photography

No one documents the beauty of the Arctic quite like French wildlife photographer Vincent Munier. Packing his gigantic telephoto lens and tripod through deep snowdrifts and glaciers that seem to stretch on forever in every direction, Munier captures stunning photographs of everything from Arctic predators like foxes, and wolves, and bears to the smallest of birds and rodents, such as […]

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