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RETOUCHING RAW FORMAT PHOTOS WITH HISTOGRAMS ~ Andy Lim

Histograms are like road maps. You need them in order to see where you’re going. Without them, you’re just guessing. OK, I suppose with some experience you can get a pretty accurate guess. But if you’re a perfectionist like me, … Continue reading

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To the edge of the world ~ Mitchell Kanashkevich

“Don’t go! You’ll get lost! The road is horrible! There are bad people! ”For a few seconds the words of the hotel owner’s wife made me a little concerned and then… they made me want to go even more. I was planning a trip … Continue reading

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Photography Locations: Revisit and Reshoot ~ Anne McKinnell

As a devoted wanderer, the joy of visiting a new photography location is like food for my soul. Fresh sights, sounds, smells, and experiences await with every unknown place I go, and the whirlwind of excitement is all-encompassing as I … Continue reading

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11 Surefire Landscape Photography Tips ~ Darren Rowse

My first love in photography when I first got my trusty old Minolta SLR as a teenager was landscape photography. There’s something about getting out in nature with the challenge of capturing some of the amazing beauty that you see. … Continue reading

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Top 6 Considerations to Help You Decide on Color or Black and White for Your Image ~ Megan Kennedy

As soon as humans discovered that it was possible to capture black and white tones in a photographic image, a practical means of color photography was sought by those who dreamed of harnessing the full spectrum of visible light. Some of the … Continue reading

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Perspective in Photography ~Sudipta Shaw

In this article I will try to explain how perspective works in a 2D photograph with some tips, myths, and example photos. When we see a photograph on computer screen or in print, we’re looking at a 2-dimensional representation of … Continue reading

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William Eggleston, the Pioneer of Color Photography ~ AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS

I ARRIVE AT THE Eggleston Artistic Trust building at just after 1 on a sweltering, humid Memphis afternoon. I am met at the door by the charismatic son of the photographer William Eggleston, Winston, who is the director of the … Continue reading

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Photographing the ‘Ugly,’ the History and Photography of William Eggleston ~ James Maher

William Eggleston may be one of the most celebrated and misunderstood photographers in history. Born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1939 and raised in Mississippi, Eggleston was an introverted man born into a wealthy aristocratic family of former plantation owners. Eggleston … Continue reading

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Photographing a SpaceX Rocket Streaking Across the Night Sky Returning to Earth ~ Zach Grether

At 1:21am on May 6, 2016, SpaceX continued its run of aerospace brilliance with a night launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, carrying its Japanese communication satellite payload to geostationary orbit. The most spectacular portion of this event was the … Continue reading

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The Best Camera Lens Filters, Flashes, and Accessories for Taking Great Photos ~ The Wirecutter

If you’re a photographer looking to learn more about photography and expand your skills, make sure to grab the accessories and gear to match your vision. Some accessories, such as lenses or a hard drive to back up your photos, … Continue reading

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