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A Drone Photo of Trees Knocked Down After a Storm

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Earlier this month, a storm named Xavier pounded Europe and caused extensive damage. A day after the storm, photographer Julian Stratenschulte took his camera drone out and captured this beautiful and slightly disorienting photo showing a row of trees that were knocked down, from a bird’s-eye view. Stratenschulte, a staff ...

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I Traveled from LA to Lebanon to Shoot Family Portraits

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My name is Fayrouz Ftouni, and I’m a Lebanese photographer based in Los Angeles, California. For my project Yasmina, I traveled to Lebanon to shoot a series of “family portraits.” Yasmina is a photography project that transports us back to the 1960s in Beirut when women were restricted by societal ...

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How to Shoot a Day to Night Timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy

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This 10-minute tutorial by nature photography site Nature TTL teaches how to create a day to night time-lapse from sunset to a starry night sky. While it can be a tricky technique to pull off, the effects can be totally mesmerizing if done correctly. Presented by astrophotographer Matthew Saville for the new ...

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Photographer Photoshops Himself Into His Childhood Photos

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What would your childhood photos look like if you could travel back in time right now and be there when they were shot? Photographer Conor Nickerson decided to use his photography and Photoshop skills to find out. For his new project Childhood, Nickerson seamlessly inserted himself in old childhood snapshots ...

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Nokia Shelves Its $25,000 VR Camera, the OZO

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Back in mid-2015, as interest in virtual reality headsets was heating up, Nokia announced a $60,000 spherical virtual reality camera called the OZO. This week, Nokia announced that it will be halting development of the camera system and cutting 310 jobs in the process. Reuters reports that despite slashing the ...

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Finding the Perfect Composition When All Seems Lost

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Here’s a 20-minute video in which Serge Ramelli shows how he captured some beautiful fine-art photos of hot air balloons at a festival, even though the photo opportunities were initially looking bleak. Faced with a poor foreground full of spectators and bright yellow buses, Ramelli had to think outside the box. Ramelli ...

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Oldest Genius: Photographer Dawoud Bey Named MacArthur Fellow

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Of the 24 extraordinary people who the MacArthur Foundation just named as 2017 Fellows (commonly referred to as “Genius Grant” winners), one is a photographer. As the oldest recipient at age 64, Chicago-based photographer and educator Dawoud Bey photographs people and things that he says “might be taken for granted.” ...

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