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This Guy Shot Formula 1 with a Game Boy Camera

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Photographer and Formula 1 fan Tim Binnion recently attended the 2018 Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. In addition to shooting the race with his Nikon DSLR, Binnion also decided to document it with a 0.016-megapixel Game Boy Camera from 1998… and the results are pretty awesome. “To my knowledge, no ...

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How I Ran at a Tornado for the Photo of a Lifetime

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This week marks the 10th anniversary of one of the most memorable, satisfying and career-changing days as a professional extreme-weather photographer. In early 2008, Nikon asked if I’d test-drive the D700, the company’s latest DSLR camera at the time, ahead of its launch. I accepted the challenge and my goal ...

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Photos of Dutch Tulips from the Ground and Sky

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As a travel and landscape photographer, being on the road for a lot of time is nice, but I always try to be home during the tulip season. This isn’t always easy as the exact timing of the blooming is always quite random. Sometimes the tulip will show itself during ...

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Ego is the Enemy: Detach Your Ego From Social Media

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Growth. Real, personal, soul-fulfilling, butterflies in the belly-inducing growth. That’s the key to my happiness; my personal metric for success. It doesn’t matter what I achieve or how much of it I attained. I define myself as successful simply in the process of progress. Abhor flatterers as you would deceivers; ...

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Cinematic Street Photos of Japan by Day and by Night

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I fell in love with Japan. Deeply. The culture, the clean streets, the friendly and respectful people and the full spectrum of experience that it offers. From high rise cities to quaint, beautiful gardens and temples. All within walking distance of each other. I took as many ‘tourist shots’ as ...

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Your Camera is Better Than What Legendary Photographers Used

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If you think that buying a better camera or lens will instantly make you a better photographer, consider this: it’s likely that the camera you already have is better than what legendary photographers used to shoot history’s most famous and beloved photos. That’s the nugget of inspiration and encouragement that ...

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This Photographer Combines Toys and Practical Effects

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Mitchel Wu is a professional toy photographer. He combines toys, photography skills, practical effects, and imagination to create “alternative universes” in which toy characters come to life. Instead of using digital trickery in Photoshop, Wu carefully sets up his shots to capture things like flying objects and splashes on camera. ...

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The Winning Photos of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

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The prestigious Sony World Photography Awards has announced its overall winners for the 2018 competition. The Photographer of the Year award was won by British photographer Alys Tomlinson for her series Ex-Voto. Here’s the description of Tomlinson’s project: A handwritten note neatly folded and hidden in the crevice of a ...

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