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Nikon Awards Prize to Badly ‘Shopped Photo, Hilarity Ensues

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Nikon Singapore posted anannouncement on its Facebook page yesterday, congratulating a photographer named Chay Yu Wei for capturing a perfect shot of an airplane framed by a ladder in Chinatown. Photographers quickly pointed out that the photo is clearly the result of editing, and sarcastic comments soon flooded the post.“Yu ...

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How to Photograph the Milky Way

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If you live in a remote area with dark skies, you are one of the lucky ones; the lucky ones that get to look up on a clear dark night and see a thick band of glowing light stretch across the sky.As a kid I grew up in the countryside ...

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‘Still Life’ Photos of Petrified Animals at Lake Natron

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© Nick Brandt. Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery, NY Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania is extremely high in soda and salt content. After animals die in the lake, their carcasses are preserved through calcification as they dry, resulting in petrified “mummies” of birds and bats. Photographer Nick Brandt visited the ...

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