Art and coincidence: perfect examples of the decesive moment


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Photography has been with me for as long as I can remember. In my childhood, my father had an old Zorki camera, the Russian Leica II copies, and he had a habit of developing films from our trips in the darkroom. That place with unfamiliar smells and substances had a unique charm for me. I […]

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You can now explore Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” in this stunning 10-billion-pixel panorama


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Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring is one of the most famous paintings in the world. If you’ve always wanted to see it, you can visit the Mauritshuis museum in the Hag, the Netherlands. But the latest project from Hirox Europe lets you see the famous painting in a whole new way, without leaving […]

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Living large by photographing small: Easy stay-at-home macro photography ideas


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Most of us have to stay at home much more than we used to. But as creative photographers, we can use this time to learn new genres of photography. These are my first experiments with macro photography. Keeping expenses low I wanted something simple. I have minimal equipment and wanted to experiment with items found […]

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5 Unique Camera Angles to Incorporate in Your Next Shoot


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From negative space to odd framing, explore this video to discover five camera angles you’re probably not using—and should be.

Leading Lines in Photography


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Leading lines in photography are existing lines within the frame of a photograph which the photographer has deliberately aligned/arranged (prior to taking the photo) by adjusting their composition either shifting their body or camera. It should result in lines which “lead” to the subject, increasing the focus of the viewer, allowing for a more enjoyable viewing experience.

Consideration of leading lines is often paired with the rule of thirds in photography, although it is not necessary.

Since I started photographing London (back around 2008), I have made a conscious effort to practice and master this as it greatly improves photographs,

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Abstract photography turns motion into gorgeous textures


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Motion in photography typically evokes concepts like energy, activity and restlessness. That makes it a powerful visual cue for portraying the frenetic energy of the world’s biggest and busiest cities. However, Munich-based landscape photographer and visual artist Roland Krämer was also recently inspired by motion in a unique and unexpected way. A recent road trip […]

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Underwater photographer makes flowers look like watercolor paintings


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Canadian photographer Barbara Cole turns ordinary into extraordinary using only water, her camera, and imagination. You already met her through her beautiful underwater portraits. In her latest series Appearances, she took flowers and gave them a whole new look, turning them into watercolor-like images. Like most of us, the coronavirus pandemic forced Barbara into isolation. […]

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Tami Bevis, nature photographer


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This week we’re getting to know community member, Tami Bevis. Tami is a photographer of many things. She rarely goes out without her camera in hand and makes an almost daily habit of photographing the world around her. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign up for free today! How did you get started in […]

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I hate when family members ask me to send them raw photos because they “don’t mind that they’re not edited.” I DO.


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I’ll regularly take pictures when I visit family or they visit us with my phone and I’ll send those to whoever, no problem. But when I take pictures with my camera, I want to edit them. I’m gonna colour correct, edit out undesirable little bits, crop it possibly, I’m gonna do shit to it before […]

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Regarding Photographs: On the Truth of a Photo


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I’ve been writing for a while now on this single idea: that photographs transport you, in a sense, to the scene of the photograph; that you therefore react to photographs as if you were there, viscerally; that you react specifically by imagining the world around the photo; and finally that this imaginative reaction, this meaning you make, is of central importance in understanding a photograph.

You are transported, you react, and you imagine, and this imagining is a thing which is important, which matters.

When one has thought up a new way of thinking about something, a

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Vaccinated: So that others may live


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One week before what would be my only photoshoot of 2020, I received a phone call that broke me emotionally. My producer, friend and all-around incredible person, Eric, had taken his own life. Eric had been diagnosed with an aggressive case of ALS last summer, which had taken him from super fit gym rat to […]

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Vaccinated: So that others may live


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One week before what would be my only photoshoot of 2020, I received a phone call that broke me emotionally. My producer, friend and all-around incredible person, Eric, had taken his own life. Eric had been diagnosed with an aggressive case of ALS last summer, which had taken him from super fit gym rat to […]

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This weird drawing compass was inspired by lens aperture


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We’ve seen plenty of interesting things inspired by cameras and lenses: from gadgets, tools, and glasses to edible stuff like cakes and chocolate. This time, we bring you a very unusual lens compass that looks a lot like a lens aperture. I saw this unusual product on Facebook, in one of a million irrelevant ads […]

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These Photos of Underwater Flowers Look Like Paintings


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Underwater photographer Barbara Cole is best known for her beautiful portraits of people—stunning creations that seem to walk the line between photography and painting. But her most recent project, Appearances, explores a different subject: flowers.

Finding herself deprived of subjects in the midst of lockdown and social distancing, Cole “set out in search of connection during a time of separation.”

“After a few months of lockdown, I was so grateful for beauty, being able to actually practice my profession and work. I embraced these flowers […] and they soon taught me about discovering the beauty in all things,

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Use the lockdown to master these seven photo editing skills


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Many countries are in lockdown again, and many of us are stuck at home. If you don’t feel like learning and being creative, that’s perfectly fine. But if you do – this is the video for you. Spending time at home is ideal for mastering editing skills, and Nigel Danson has seven suggestions for you. […]

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Here’s when and why you should quit photography


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Photography as a business is hard work. Really hard work. Ask any successful photographer and they’ll tell you. Even if it looks like they have an easy life now, they’ll tell you they had years of struggle to get where they’re at and they’re still probably doing more work than you, even after attaining a measure […]

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Here’s when and why you should quit photography


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Photography as a business is hard work. Really hard work. Ask any successful photographer and they’ll tell you. Even if it looks like they have an easy life now, they’ll tell you they had years of struggle to get where they’re at and they’re still probably doing more work than you, even after attaining a measure […]

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Dreaming of California in retro pastel hues


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Nostalgia is a major creative driver and source of inspiration for many photographers, especially today. As travel restrictions due to the pandemic continue, many of us are compelled to look back at some of our most memorable and scenic travels. I’m sure that some of you will feel this even more strongly after seeing works […]

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Dreaming of California in retro pastel hues


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Nostalgia is a major creative driver and source of inspiration for many photographers, especially today. As travel restrictions due to the pandemic continue, many of us are compelled to look back at some of our most memorable and scenic travels. I’m sure that some of you will feel this even more strongly after seeing works […]

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Imagining the future through the cyberpunk aesthetic


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As human beings, part of our nature is always looking ahead. Our dreams and visions for the future also manifest widely in our art and creative pursuits, photography included. With the rise in popularity of the neon aesthetic, more and more photographers are exploring visual interpretations of the cyberpunk, a sci-fi sub-genre which uses a […]

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