Naked Titans: Photographs of World-Class Athletes in the Buff

Tomorrow is the opening ceremony of the Olympics in London. Awe-inspiring athletic forms and feats will capture the attention of the world for the next two weeks. Images of Olympic titans will be plen... See full article

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Leading Lines as a Compositional Tool for Better Photographs

There are a number of rules to composition in photography, some simple such as the rule of thirds, others that need careful consideration for example the golden spiral, all of which are design to do o... See full article

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Forced Perspective: Reality Bending Photography

One of the most powerful things about creating images is the magic of bending reality. In the middle of a city of steel a single flower can be framed to create the illusion of nature. No one knows the... See full article

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Why I Have to Dump the Adobe Creative Cloud!

Excited by the release of Adobe Creative Suite 6 and the prospect of instant access to new versions of the products it contains as they are released, I jumped on the Creative Cloud subscription soon a... See full article

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Evocative Photos of Aging Animals

Photography is a powerful tool, able to elicit strong emotions and social awareness with just one image. I oftentimes find myself overcome when a photo makes itself aware to me, sometimes about issues... See full article

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37 Photographs That Use Water for Amazing Reflections

Inspired by this week’s Light Stalking weekly challenge (you have entered, haven’t you?), we decided to go looking for what others have done with the theme of reflections. Using water to g... See full article

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Gory To Graceful: The Best Action Photos From The Running of the Bulls

10 years ago or more, I made the trek to Pamplona, Spain for the annual running of the bulls. No intent to run, just a hope to learn something, watch a 400 year old phenomenon I’d read about in ... See full article

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Podcast 344 : Successful Color Management and Printing Webinar

This week I’m releasing the replay of our July 9 Webinar with Photoshelter and X-Rite, in which I talk about Color Management and how to get better results from your printing. Here’s our l... See full article

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How Haze Can Make for Great Outdoor Photographs

Managing how your camera captures light often means taking opportunities that nature throws at you. One such opportunity is a hazy day. If you manage to get it when golden hour is happening some great... See full article

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27 Powerful Street and City Scenes in Black and White

Heading out with a camera in the city can be a heap of fun. Street scenes and architecture can produce some great scenes for photographers and when you shoot with black and white in mind, the results ... See full article

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What Buyers Want from Photographers

Photoshelter, an online portfolio site, has been asking clients the question thats always on photographers minds: what do they want from us? The companys fifth annual survey of photo buyers, ... See full article

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Emerging Talent: The Transformation of Photographer Mark Tucker from Digital to Wet-Plate

Welcome back to a series of posts Im calling Emerging Talent where Im spotlighting the work of photographers and filmmakers on the rise. Some are shooters that me and my spies will uncover f... See full article

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Fear and Loathing in Art and Business

Why do artists loathe business? Why does business fear art? Each side holding the other back for no good reason. Conventional thinking declares that real art is pure and free of commercial motiv... See full article

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Amazing Photos of Street Art

Some Friday fun to inspire your weekend: Reinvent the mundane. Im always impressed with how street artists can transform mundane objects into a fertile canvas. Visually rearranging everyday spaces tha... See full article

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Happy Birthday America: 21 Wonderful Fireworks Photos from This July 4

Nothing says there’s a big celebration on like fireworks and with July 4 come some of the biggest fireworks displays you will ever see in America. Happy birthday America – it looks like yo... See full article

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Legendary Rock n Roll Photos

I like this Jim Marshall quote: I worked hard but I never really considered it work. I always enjoyed myself and only took an assignment if I had complete control and access. My reputation was such... See full article

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Got Politics? Bring it to the Table!

Do you talk politics at your table? Left or right, red or blue, conservative or progressive – it is that time again. The Presidential election is upon us. For the next five months, leading up to... See full article

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Shepard Fairey Installs 100-foot Mural

Shepard Fairey has a new installation in London’s Pleasure Gardens. The 10-story mural is part of the London Pleasure Garden’s vision of emulating the 17th and 19th Century tradition of &#... See full article

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21 Photos of Buddha Statues That Show Clever Creativity by the Photographers

Photographing statues in a way that makes the final image interesting can be very hard work. With a little thought, however, using interesting lighting, capturing them in the context of their surround... See full article

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Priceless Data: Apple Faces Lawsuit for Lost Baby Photos

Ive said it before, but it would be remiss not to mention it again: Back up your data. Sad reminder of this again when I saw a recent story on PetaPixel about a guy who is taking Apple to court ove... See full article

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34 Vibrant and Interesting Photographs of Sicily

Long recognised as a travellers dream destination, Sicily is also well and truly on the map for photographers who are looking to create amazing images. From the fiery eruptions of Mt Etna to serene su... See full article

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Podcast 340 : Texturing Photos with Texture A Photo

Over this last week I’ve had the pleasure of previewing a new product called Texture A Photo that is being launched today, on June 19, 2012. I’ve never added textures to my images before, ... See full article

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A Stunning Collection of Photographs from Norway

Stunning photographs can be taken anywhere, but a place like Norway provides that extra bit of stark beauty that gets the juices of any landscape photographer flowing. We think this collection of phot... See full article

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21 Vibrant Landscape Photographs of Valleys

Some days and places it can be difficult to take a bad photograph. Even still, these landscape photographs of different valleys from around the world are a great reminder to get out and shoot! Share y... See full article

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19 of the Most Incredible Photos of Venus Passing In Front of the Sun This Week

In case you missed it, the planet Venus passed in front of the sun this week – a very rare occurrence (when you live on earth) and one that won’t be replicated for more than another centur... See full article

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