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Wide angle lenses provide a very different view of the world than what your eye sees. They are inclusive, meaning the viewer feels like they are included in the image – like they could step into it.

These photographers have used the wide angle optics to great advantage – see if you enjoy them as much as I did:

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The general population seems to have got it through their head that texting while driving is a stupid idea. It seems, though, that when it comes to selfies, people quite gotten so smart yet. A recent study by the Auto Insurance Centersays that at any given moment during daylight hours in the USA, around 660,000 [...]

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Fuji’s line of X cameras are well known for their great colour. They’re abilityto simulate classic films likeVelvia and Provia gives photographers what they want straight out of the camera.As such, there’s little to really do to them in post. Some photographers, though, still want to have a little more flexibility. Fujfilm X-Photographer Samuel Zeller [...]

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GoPro’s 360 VR rig, the Omni, has been hotly anticipated for a while now. The price tag, however, isa little more substantial than had beenspeculated. Coming in at $5,000 it’s not going to be replacing the Theta S in your pocket any time soon. But, you do get quite a lot for your money. Inside [...]

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When startingon the path of learning photography, it is common for some to already have an idea about what theirwork is supposed to look like. Theyadmire and look at the work of photographers and want to be able to do similar work themselves. While this is an important part of the learning process, the best photographers all eventually go off in their own direction, and creatively it’s very important to think in this way. You want your work to ultimately be different. Here are some... more

The technological advancements that can be made in just four short years are amazing. 11 time Olympicphotographer Al Bello is taking advantage of that fact this year. He’s covering the swimming events using underwater robot cameras. Robotic underwater cameras at the Olympics aren’t a new idea. Reuters used similar robotsduring London 2012. But this is [...]

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Just a quick note to let you know that tickets have just gone on sale for the Gulf Photo Plus PopUP event in Berlin for the weekend of October 29-30.

If you are unfamiliar with GPP's PopUP, it is a road version/distillation of their world-famous Photo Week in Dubai. Each year, it is held in a far-flung city somewhere in the world that is not Dubai. It is done over a weekend, so as to be able to be... more

With the impending Perseid meteor shower peak over the next couple of days, night time photography has suddenly become popular. But when you’re expecting one of the best meteor shower views in years, what else can you expect? In this video from TIME, photographer Stuart Palley shares tips tocreate beautiful photographs afterthe sun goes down. [...]

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If youre a fan of motorsport, then youve probably tried to take photo of a race car on the track. Its not as easy as it looks is it? The high speed nature of motorsport photography tests even the best photographers and cameras. So it takes a special skill set to move your motorsport photos up to the next level.

Taking a photo of a car on track is one thing, but if youd like to add one or more of the following elements to your photos, youll start to create some special images. So make... more

Video capabilityjust can’t come to Prisma fast enough for some people. For band Drive like Maria, it certainly can’t.For their new video, Deep Blue, every frame was processed usingthe mobile app. Using a mobile app to process a video is not uncommon. When the app you’re using only works one still shot at a time, [...]

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