Photography Blogs & Tutorials

A few days ago, Getty and Google announced the upcoming changes as a result of a licensing deal. The announced changes have arrived, and now you cant see the View Image button on Google any longer. Instead, if you want to see the photo, youll have to go directly to the website where its hosted. […]

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Last week I sent you off to photograph feet – this week let’s try the other appendages– hands!

Hands can be young or old, tough or tender, but are always very expressive. What do the hands you’re photographing have to say? Add some storytelling into your hand photos for extra marks!

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Washi Film V is probably the most special film announced in 2017 and I’ve had the privilege to be present when Lomig, the founder of Washi Film, introduced it at the Salon de la Photo in Paris last year. Since then I have always wanted to try it and see what it’s like to shoot […]

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In a break from the past, World Press Photo (WPP)released the short list of finalistsin advance of naming the winners to their annual contest arguably the most prestigious in all of photojournalism.1The photos are remarkable for their composition, exposure and intimacy. But judging by the subject matter one might surmise that were living in […]

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For its 2018 Swimsuit Issue, Sports Illustrated is taking a very different route than before. For the project titled “In Her Words,” the magazine didnt pose models in swimsuits this time. Instead, theyve launched fully nude, unedited, black and white images of models, with messages to society written on their bodies. The project features women […]

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Every day I see people posting in Facebook groups asking about softboxes and whether or not they should buy one with a grid. Personally, I always advise going for one that comes with a grid. Even if you don’t know why you might need it yet, if you get one without and then find out […]

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Photographers tend to get obsessedwith having the latest, greatest toys. But does it matter which camera or bits of equipment you use? If so, how much? Or is it more about how you use it, and the skills you possess?

Let’s take a look at three video comparisons of some of the top level photography equipment available and some entry-level options.

Rich photographer – poor photographer

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Not long ago, photographer Adam Grumbo received a Facebook message from a hot American girl. It turned out to be a scammer from Nigeria, who wasnt very good at pretending to be someone else. Instead of reporting or blocking him, Adam tried something unexpected. He hired the scammer to document the life in his village […]

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When Micron announced they were quitting the Lexar brand last year, it came as quite a shock. Many long-time Lexar fans were worried about where their future memory cards would be coming from. A short time later, the Lexar brand was acquired by Longsys, a Chinese manufacturer of flash storage. Very little seems to have […]

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Photographing sports or car races always bears a certain amount of risk (both for the sportsmen and the photographers). Yesterday, photographers at the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang had a close encounter with Swiss skier Lara Gut, who crashed into them. The incident happened during the womens giant slalom. As Reuters reports, only seventeen seconds […]

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