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7 Ways to Make Your Photos More Interesting


When I first started taking photos, I knew the importance of finding what “good” really looked like. I knew that there were a million people out there that claimed to be more successful than they were, and that my taste wasn’t refined enough and that I wasn’t experienced enough to ...

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These Are the Best iPhone Photos of 2017


The iPhone Photography Awards are now in their 10th year, and this year they received thousands of entries submitted by photographers from over 140 different countries. The IPP Awards is the longest running iPhone photography contest in the world. Established in 2007, the competition has been acknowledging creative phone photography since before the ...

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This Photographer Creates Amazing Planet Photos by Hand


Photographer Adam Makarenko has a portfolio filled with space photos that look like they were shot by NASA probes. But each of the planets and alien landscapes was actually made by hand and then carefully photographed. “90% of the work is completely trial and error,” Makarenko tells PetaPixel. “There are ...

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Wet Plate Portraits of WWE Superstars


New York-based photographer James Weber recently shot a series of portraits of WWE wrestling superstars using the 1800s wet plate collodion process. The photos were shot over two days in two different arenas where the stars were wrestling: one day it was at the Sun National Bank Center in New ...

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Minimalist B&W Photos of Birds in the Skies Above Greece


For his personal project Above The Street, Below The Sky, photographer Andreas Kamoutsis spent over two years watching and photographing the birds flying above the busy streets of big cities in Greece. The series is a minimalist, black-and-white study of shadows and shapes. “Putting aside the lifeless gray parts of ...

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Visual Engineering is Where Photo Art Meets Technology


In its best form, art can lead major innovations in science and technology. The earliest photographers were more like scientists and chemists than artists. Much of their image making process revolved around the technical process of exposing an image correctly. The subject matter in front of the camera was in ...

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