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This Guy Shot 50,000 Pics to Make an 81MP Photo of the Moon

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Check out this incredible photo of the moon. It may look like it was captured using some ultra-advanced (and expensive) equipment, but it was actually created by astrophotography enthusiast Andrew McCarthy by capturing and combining 50,000 photos. The Sacramento, California-based McCarthy shot the photos using two cameras: his Sony a7 ...

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12 Things I Learned While Teaching Street Photography

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For a while now I have been working on establishing myself as a street photography educator by leading lessons and workshops throughout London, focusing on documenting human behavior and emotion rather than more new-wave techniques involving light-architecture and intricate technical compositions. My most recent workshop, held over the second weekend ...

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The Only Rule in Street Photography

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I see a lot of articles across the Internet claiming to know the “rules to follow” or the “things to avoid” in street photography, easily one of the most hotly debated genres. What they tend to misunderstand is just how little the genre cares for photographic rules, and what the ...

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Are Wedding Photography Competitions Fixed?

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In recent years I’ve been privileged to be on the jury for a whole range of photography competitions. These include single image competitions such as WPS International Excellence Awards, Masters of Wedding Photography, and the Irish wedding photography awards (In association with Learning to Fly). And with a different focus, ...

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This is Why Light is Key to Landscape Photography

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Once and again, people ask me the question “what is the most important thing in landscape photography?” Of course, this question cannot be answered unequivocally due to the many ingredients of a good picture, but there is no doubt that light is one of the essentials of many good pictures. ...

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Why You Should Photograph Venice in the Wintertime

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I last visited Venice a long time ago, and all I could remember were the crazy crowds. It’s no wonder, because I visited in the summer. Last weekend, I decided to visit Venice in the winter with my girlfriend. People were saying “Why Venice? It’s not the season.” But that’s ...

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