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Interesting Photo of the Day: Siberian Husky Walks on Water
Interesting Photo of the Day: Siberian Husky Walks on Water
Can this talented dog walk on water? At first glance it appears this dog has magical powers. Russian based photographer Fox Grom captured images of his dogs playing on ice after a rain storm.
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Use These Simple Tips to Get Better Snow Photos
Use These Simple Tips to Get Better Snow Photos
Winter photography, especially when snow is involved, comes with some pretty tough challenges. All that white snow with the beautiful blue sky makes a camera go mad trying to figure out the correct exposure. If you’re the type of photographer who prefers to shoot in auto or program mode most of the time, you’ll find it difficult to nail the exposure.
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In-Depth Milky Way Timelapse Tutorial for Beginners
In-Depth Milky Way Timelapse Tutorial for Beginners
The thing that you need to keep in mind is that you’ll need some experience in astrophotography before you tackle a timelapse. Finding your way around in pitch darkness isn’t that easy, nor is manually setting your focus and all the accompanying issues that come with night sky photography.
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How to Detect an Exoplanet with Your DSLR
How to Detect an Exoplanet with Your DSLR
Pointing a DSLR at the sky is a popular past time for many photographers, but detecting an exoplanet with anything less than a telescope is a bit, well, unusual. If you’re a photographer with a fascination for space and a love of DIY projects, this tutorial from IEEE Spectrum might be right down your alley.
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3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers
3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers
Unless you’re into flying, skydiving, or thoroughbred racing, photography is probably one of your more expensive hobbies. If you’re looking for ways around spending big money on equipment, there’s nowhere better to look than the DIY scene.
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Not Your Ordinary Timelapse: Cloud Island in Monochrome
Not Your Ordinary Timelapse: Cloud Island in Monochrome
The location crew did a fantastic job; some of the topography has a striking similarity to that of Tibet and the Himalayan region, the location of the life and times of Guru Rinpoche. Much of the post-production, however, is being done in 3D, because the sky and the mountain ranges will be replaced to be more visually accurate.
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15 Fantastical Pictures That Capture the Wonders of Burning Man (Album)
15 Fantastical Pictures That Capture the Wonders of Burning Man (Album)
A windmill of silky parasols, monk-like silhouettes parading down a dusty path to infinity, metal structures on sky high accordion stilts… These are not creations of a foreign realm or off a fantasy movie set. These are real life. These are photographer Victor Habchy‘s beautiful, fantastical, and eerie images from this year’s Burning Man.
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How to Photograph a Glowing Tent and Starry Sky
How to Photograph a Glowing Tent and Starry Sky
We’ve all seen those incredible images of a glowing tent set to a backdrop of the twinkling universe. You know the images—the kind that make even the most dedicated, mosquito-hating, city dwellers want to go camping.
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This Firefly Timelapse Captures the Essence of Summer Evenings
This Firefly Timelapse Captures the Essence of Summer Evenings
There’s nothing better than spending hot summer nights at a lakeside cottage—the clear, bright, star-speckled sky glistening off the still water and the only sounds coming from a crackling fire or the chirping woods.
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New: Photographer's Guide to Intimate Photo Sessions
New: Photographer's Guide to Intimate Photo Sessions
Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and educator based in New York City. He wrote this eBook with the hope of giving other photographers an open and honest look at the ups and downs that are a natural part of any photo shoot.
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High-Speed Camera Captures Goshawk Grabbing Water Balloon
High-Speed Camera Captures Goshawk Grabbing Water Balloon
This precision flying bird, often dubbed the “cheetah of the sky”, attacks a water balloon while being filmed at 4000 and 5000 frames per second. At 5000 fps, you can really see the detail, even though the video loses a little resolution going up that high.
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Crane Operator in Shanghai Takes Photos from His Amazing Perch
Crane Operator in Shanghai Takes Photos from His Amazing Perch
Gensheng works as a crane operator in Shanghai, which affords him breathtaking views of the city. His crew is currently building the second tallest skyscraper in the world, Shanghai Tower, which dwarfs the rest of the city at 2,073 feet (632 meters). Throughout the project, Gensheng has been photographing Shanghai from his perch, and his work is stunning, offering entirely unique aerial panoramas of China’s largest metropolis.
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Interesting Photo of the Day: Meteor Shower Over McCloud Falls
Interesting Photo of the Day: Meteor Shower Over McCloud Falls
In this photo captured by Brad Goldpaint, you can really see nature connect with the soft texture of the cascading water against the sharp, meteorite-streaked sky. Anyone who stops to take it all in will no doubt feel at one with awe-inspiring Mother Earth.
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Interesting Photo of the Day: Bubble Nebula Photographed via Telescope
Interesting Photo of the Day: Bubble Nebula Photographed via Telescope
Mike Hankey fell in love with astrophotography when he attached his camera to a telescope and peered through glass at the night sky for the first time. Six months later, a large “fireball” meteor exploded near Baltimore, Pennsylvania while Hankey was photographing the Andromeda galaxy from his backyard, and he accidentally captured a shot of the meteor fragments streaking down to Earth.
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Interesting Photo of the Day: Lightning Storm Over the Menindee Lakes
Interesting Photo of the Day: Lightning Storm Over the Menindee Lakes
This shot was captured by Australian photographer Julie Fletcher. The colors are spectacular: the water is so densely packed with silt and minerals that it turns a mossy turquoise, which makes a lovely match for the deep azure sky. The composition is sealed by scraggly branches mirroring the sharp lightning, both starkly lit against the dark sky. It’s a really impressive display of timing and scene painting.
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