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How I Wait Years to Get My Photos

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Landscape photography takes a lot of patience. When we share shots on the Internet, people often don’t realize how much effort can go into creating some of them. I’m often told, “you’re always at the right place at the right time.” And yes, I am sometimes at the right place ...

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One of My Scariest Moments as a Photographer

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This was one of my scariest moments as a photographer. What you don’t see in this photo is the 100-meter (~330-foot) drop in front of me and the gale force wind from behind. Two minutes of light and then it was dark again. I took this picture in March on ...

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Recreating the Look of Vintage War Photos

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The horrific conflicts and wars of the past have shaped the world we know today. Each era has been documented by generations of photographers, with specific color tones or grain patterns evoking these periods in our minds. The culture surrounding military life has always been highly visual and has been ...

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How this Epic Volcano Photo Was Shot

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While some may think that award-winning photos are simply snapshots created at the right place and right time, there’s often a huge amount of time, effort, and dedication that goes into the process. For Mexican photographer Sergio Tapiro, it was over 15 years and over 300,000 photos. Tapiro’s photo of ...

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Photographer Sees Mythical Creatures in Stormy Waves

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Photographer Rachael Talibart spent a great deal of her childhood in southeast England staring at powerful ocean waves and imagining creatures in the sea. Through her ongoing photo project titled Sirens, Talibart is now sharing her imagination with the world. Each photo in the series shows ocean waves that look ...

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How to Use a Phone Screen for Magical Portraits

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Wedding photographers are always looking to take creative, novel portraits and a quick, simple trick is often sitting right in their pocket. By using a phone screen as a reflective surface, it is possible to cover up unsightly elements, add intrigue, and make an image that much more interesting. Here’s ...

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