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Interesting Photo of the Day: Volcano Eruption Sparks Monstrous Lightning Storm

Interesting Photo of the Day: Volcano Eruption Sparks Monstrous Lightning Storm

We recently published articles about two different instances of volcanic lightning—a phenomenon created during volcanic eruptions when ash and dust particles rub together and form static electricity. Marco Restivo documented the rare sight during one of Mount Etna’s most recent eruptions and Skarphedinn Thrainsson captured an equally epic volcanic lightning shot several years ago in Iceland. Restivo’s and […]

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28 Genius Photoshop Tricks

28 Genius Photoshop Tricks

Like it or not, the key to your success as a digital photographer won’t be determined simply by your creative eye, the quality of your camera gear, or your mastery of lighting and compositional techniques. You’ll also need the post-processing skills to make your photos competitive in your field. Without thorough knowledge of your chosen image editing software, […]

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9 Travel Portrait Photography Tips

9 Travel Portrait Photography Tips

From Cuba, travel and adventure photographer Brendan van Son filmed this short video to describe nine of his most tried-and-true practices for shooting portraits abroad. If you’re an aspiring travel or portrait photographer, you’re going to want to tune in: Brendan van Son might not be the most well known travel photographer, but he’s definitely gathered up some wisdom from his […]

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Photojournalism: How to Connect with Subjects and Master the Craft

Photojournalism: How to Connect with Subjects and Master the Craft

Perhaps more than any other photography genre, photojournalism is about telling stories. Photojournalists often tell hopeful tales of great human triumphs, long-awaited reunions, and love, but they are often also tasked with telling the hard stories that no one really wants to hear—the ones about sex slaves and slums and struggling amputees. Whatever the story, photojournalists have to […]

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Conservation Photography in Florida’s Everglades

Conservation Photography in Florida’s Everglades

Nature photographers are often required to brave the elements and take calculated but sizable risks (such as wading into a muddy pool where more than one hundred alligators float partially submerged before you) to make amazing landscape and wildlife photographs. Conservation photographer Mac Stone knows all about swimming with gators to get that perfect shot. He’s dedicated the past […]

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Photographer Rigs Remote Car Camera to Get Very Up Close and Personal with Lions

Photographer Rigs Remote Car Camera to Get Very Up Close and Personal with Lions

Most people try to avoid dangerous predators like lions, but photographer Chris McLennan’s clever remote camera setup allowed him—or rather, “Car-L”—to get in the faces of a pride of lions in Botswana and capture some otherwise-impossible shots: The setup, designed by McLennan’s friend Carl Hansen, consisted of an AquaTech Sound Blimp mounted to a 4×4 […]

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Here’s How a Stay-at-Home Dad Became a World Renowned Street Fashion Photographer

Here’s How a Stay-at-Home Dad Became a World Renowned Street Fashion Photographer

Scott Schuman used to be a stay-at-home dad. Now, he runs one of the most popular photography blogs in the world, The Sartorialist, and makes a handy living doing so. How did he do it? This PBS News Hour feature will give you an inside look into Schuman’s methods and his unique insights into fashion, street portrait photography, […]

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How to Keep Sight of Why You Love Photography

How to Keep Sight of Why You Love Photography

At some point, every photographer has to decide between shooting what they love and shooting what will pay. Some photographers make more money than they know what to do with, but they never shoot what they love, and so they always feel a little dead inside. Meanwhile, those who shoot only what they love and wholly enjoy the craft often […]

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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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