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The Most Influential News Photographs of October 2011

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Week on week, month on month news photographers from different corners of the world work tirelessly to bring their stories to the public eye. They do so through news papers, magazines and more recently the internet. To select one image for a day from all the tens of thousands that made it to front pages, […]

A Quick Analysis of 25 Topnotch Examples of Mountain Photography

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Photography in the mountains is a great opportunity to shoot awesome landscapes. Photographers have been shooting in the mountains for very many years, and it is a great way to bring back a memory of the mountains and also to visually showcase your trekking adventures to those back home. Here, we’ve handpicked 25 of our […]

Photography: The Correct Way to do Mixed Lighting on Models

Posted by: in 2D-Research
Using flash outdoors is a classic method photographers employ to create separation between the subject and background. A tricky technique to get started off on if you are a beginner, mixed lighting can give some fabulous results. We’ve put together an analysis of ten such images. We hope it will serve as inspiration and also […]

Modern Landscape Photography: How it Should be Done

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Landscape photography is a classic subject, tried and mastered by many many photographers over the last century or so. Ansel Adams is probably the most respected and well known name as far as landscape photography goes, being called the father of landscape photography ever so often. His zone system was considered as a basic method […]

10 More Historical and Influential News Images

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Some of our readers loved our post on the 25 Most Influential News Images Of All Time, some disapproved it, some found it appealing and some found it disturbing. Some rightly pointed out that there could be other images that we need to include in our hall of fame so to speak. Here, we’ve put […]

Candid Photography: It’s Now Or Never – 15 Of Weegee’s Most Powerful Candid Photos

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Arthur Fellig, popularly known as ‘Weegee’ was a photographer who specialized in ‘photographing pages from life’ in his own words. His photographs were never posed, and he made it a point to do masterfully capture true moments of life. He went as far as to install a police radio at home, so he could be […]

The 15 Most Impressive Amateur Moon Photographs Analyzed

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The moon, our only natural satellite has been an inspiration to artists and photographers, probably since the beginning of recorded history. Any photographer professional or amateur has at some point or the other tried their hands at moon photography. Unfortunately, photographing detailed close-ups of the moon is not possible without a powerful telescope or tele […]

The Twenty Most Popular 35mm Photo Cameras in History

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So much has been written about cutting edge advances in digital photography, that we decided to put together a list of the favorite 35mm camera of times gone by. Any such list is of course subjective. What you see here is arguably an acceptable list of the most loved film cameras of the last few […]

25 of the Most Influential News Images of All Time

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News Photography is all about capturing the decisive moment in an aesthetic way. It is about telling the world a story, through one or more images. Many times, news images come to be remembered as symbolically associated with a certain event, remembered for decades thanks to that special news image. Let us look at 25 […]