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Interesting Photo of the Day: Antarctic Expedition Essentials

Interesting Photo of the Day: Antarctic Expedition Essentials

Have you ever wondered what gear a photographer going on an Antarctic expedition would need to take with them? New Zealander John Bozinov gives us an insight into the gear he’s taking for a three-month trip to Antarctica in this stylistic photograph: Obviously, he’s taking a lot more warm clothing with him than the few […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Illuminated Snow in Chicago

Interesting Photo of the Day: Illuminated Snow in Chicago

If you’re not enjoying winter, you’re not shooting enough. The season is a great time for landscape and cityscape photography, and you don’t need to go much farther than outside your house to find interesting shots. In case you needed proof, Ellimis captured this neat snowy image in Chicago’s Federal Plaza: By shooting with a 1/30 second shutter speed, f/2.8 […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Bear and Wolf Become Best Friends

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bear and Wolf Become Best Friends

When nature photographer Lassi Rautiainen set out to spend some time in the northern Finland wilderness observing and photographing bears and their relationships with other animals, he was hopeful to gather some worthwhile data. But he probably never thought he would be witness to the heartwarming story told in this photograph: Rautiainen watched this unlikely […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: El Capitan Sunrise

Interesting Photo of the Day: El Capitan Sunrise

Often, sunrises like this one only last a few minutes before the sun escapes over the horizon line and the colors burst into brighter, warmer tones. So, when this time does come, you had better be ready with your camera set up! The preparation and patience are always worth the effort once you’re greeted with […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Daylight Stars

Interesting Photo of the Day: Daylight Stars

Mobile phone cameras have evolved to the point where the photos they produce are virtually indistinguishable from the starter DSLR camera I began working with a couple of years ago. Add to that the fact that the phone is always in your pocket, and you have a recipe for awesome shots. If you also have […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Olympic Peninsula Morning

Interesting Photo of the Day: Olympic Peninsula Morning

The Olympic Peninsula in the state of Washington has 73 undeveloped and wild beaches in total, and each beach seems more amazing the farther north you go. Photographer Tamon Yanagimoto took this photo at Second Beach: Yanagimoto has captured a magical moment on a cold misty morning at the beach. The patches of rock in […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Double Exposure of Man in Nature

Interesting Photo of the Day: Double Exposure of Man in Nature

Is this photo double exposure? Technically, the term is reserved for when an analogue camera opens its shutter twice over the same slide of film, superimposing one image atop another. Some debate the issue feverishly, with critics complaining that when the images is a Photoshopped composite, it isn’t true double exposure. Others shrug that this […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Abandoned Chicago Highway

Interesting Photo of the Day: Abandoned Chicago Highway

How do you get an eerily empty shot of an otherwise busy highway—completely devoid of vehicles, like some post-apocalyptic scenario? You stack 50 exposures together. That’s exactly how photographer Michael Salisbury created this image:. Salisbury made the original images using a Phase One iQ 180, a medium format camera. Salisbury explains that he usually takes […]

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Tips for Taking Great Overhead Portraits

Tips for Taking Great Overhead Portraits

Overhead portrait photography isn’t just about laying the subject on the ground and taking photos from above. You can achieve some great overhead portraits by controlling the light and paying a little more attention to the background. In the following video, photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama shares his tips for taking great overhead portraits on […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Night Sky Above Mt. Rainier

Interesting Photo of the Day: Night Sky Above Mt. Rainier

Astrophotography interests many photographers because of the technical equipment and methods involved, exclusive locations, and shots such as this one. For example, this photograph required merging shots of the foreground with images of the night sky. This can be done with a star tracker and photo editing software, but it just goes to show how […]

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