Photography News

Last week, Nikon Singapore chose an image submitted by photographer Chay Yu Wei as the winner of a 'casual photo contest.' Critics quickly pointed out that the airplane featured in the image had been digitally inserted, given away by the highly visible white square around the plane's silhouette. Nikon and Yu Wei have both issued apologies over the submission, with Nikon saying it will bolster its image reviewing process 'to avoid similar situations in the future.'

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We shared back in November 2015 that David Beckham’s 16-year-old son, Brooklyn, is considering pursuing a career in photography rather than follow in his father’s footsteps in the world of soccer.

Well, Brooklyn just took a huge step in that direction: he was hired to shoot a Burberry campaign this weekend.

Burberry commissioned the young photographer... more

The China National Space Administration, China’s NASA equivalent, has just published a new set of high-definition true color photos of the Moon’s surface. They were captured by cameras on the Yutu rover, which traveled to the Moon on the Chang’e 3 spacecraft back in December 2013.

There’s a large collection of images that you can browse through and download... more

Here’s a music video that took quite a bit of planning and endurance for a photographer to shoot. Created for the song “A Carta” by the rapper V1RUZ, it’s one continuous hyperlapse through the city of Lisbon, Portugal, that comprises 5210 photos shot over the course of a 25-hour marathon shoot.

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You really can't tell whether a camera is any good just by looking at it. Some people do indeed think that they can, but they will be people who admit quite openly that they know nothing about cameras. To those unfamiliar with the market, and the reasons we need different body shapes, some cameras will simply look more 'professional' than others. And bigger cameras will... more

One of the big stories in the photo world this past weekend was the fact that Nikon Singapore selected a clearly Photoshopped image as the winner of a recent contest. After a wave of relentless mockery from photographers around the world, both Nikon and the winning photographer have since apologized for what happened.

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Readers' Showcase: Christopher Michel

Sunrise over Bagan, 2012. Photo by Christopher Michel

It's telling that DPR regular Christopher Michel corresponded with me about this piece while he was en route to Antarctica. He considers freelance photography his third career, one that has taken him to the proverbial ends of the earth and beyond... more

My name is Tavis Leaf Glover, and Im an artist just like you, trying to create art that I can be proud of and share with the world. Though, something really hindered me in the beginning… the Rule of Thirds.

I want to shed some light on the Rule of Thirds Myths weve all been forcefully spoon fed during our creative infancy, which continues to linger as our compositions mature.

Perhaps we can change the future of art together if we help other artists abandon the rule... more

If you’re closely following the 2016 US presidential race, here’s a blast from the past that may be interesting to you: these are photos of the major candidates from their teen years.

Someone gathered together a set of early snapshots and yearbook photos of the presidential hopefuls... more