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Lasting Impacts of the Daguerreotype Lasting Impacts of the Daguerreotype In the past few articles of this series, we’ve seen how the daguerreotype came about but we haven’t really taken a moment to look at just how far-reaching the effects of its “birth” were. For starters, the

ShoulderPod S2: The Mobile Photography Smartphone Grip Could the Shoulderpod S2 be the answer to your mobile photography prayers? With its W1 strap, H1 handle, and smartphone grip, it could be.

Macallan’s Last “Masters of Photography" Whisky is a Peated Masterpiece Macallan’s final entry in a limited series called “Masters of Photography” is proof that image and substance don’t have to be at odds in the whisky world.

10 Ways to Protect Your Camera Memory Cards Let's talk memory cards. We have SD cards, CF cards, SSD cards, CFast cards and many options within those to choose from. We all have them, need them and use them. But what does it all mean? Let's discuss taking care of our cards and preventing poten

In praise of shooting monochrome landscapes In an age of wide color gamut displays and HDR-everything, DPR regular Nicolas Alexander Otto urges his fellow landscape shooters to embrace shooting in black-and-white. Here are a few reasons why he embraces monochrome for landscape work. Read more.

Fade away: readers' photos on the theme of decay For last week’s photography assignment in the Observer New Review we asked you to share your photos on the theme of decay via GuardianWitness. Here’s a selection of our favourites...

Pool Time in Beverly Hills! Speaking of… Today’s daily photo features one of the founders of Plotagraph! If you look around the Plotagraph site, you’ll probably...

The female gaze through 70 years of Magnum As Magnum celebrates its 70th anniversary, Giles Tremlett looks at the role women have played in the agency’s story...

This Photographer Turns Abandoned Spaces Into Dark Fairy Tales Photographing abandoned spaces has exploded in popularity in recent years. For photographer Karen Jerzyk, however, finding those spaces is only the first s...

The chic and the shabby: Paris in the 1950s by Marilyn Stafford US photojournalist Marilyn Stafford worked for fashion houses, and documented the lives of slum children and refugees fleeing Algeria’s war of independence...

Aurora Photos: Reality vs. Expectation We just had a beautiful Aurora Australis hit New Zealand recently. I was fortunate enough to catch a quiet spot to myself where I could take in the atmosph...

Is the Meyer-Optik-Görlitz Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95 II Based on the Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95? Two years ago there were rumors floating around that the Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95 was just a very expensive rebadge of the Mitakon Zhongyi...

Street Photography in Sri Lanka with the Fujifilm X-Pro2 Street photography is a huge passion for us as well as essential development training for our wedding work. Each year we make multiple short excursions to...

Night-photography course an eyeopener for Edmonton teens They took 24,000 photos and gained an experience of a lifetime. Students from Ross Sheppard High School show off their work from a night-photography trip to Iceland.

Getting Out of Your Photography Comfort Zone: A Nature Photographer Wanders into a Studio I made it a goal this year to learn something way outside of my photography comfort zone of the great outdoors. After my first plan for a project exploring "underwater fine art nude food photography" fell through (apparently, Thanksgiving dinner was

Getting Out of Your Photography Comfort Zone: A Nature Photographer Wanders into a Studio I made it a goal this year to learn something way outside of my photography comfort zone of the great outdoors. After my first plan for a project exploring "underwater fine art nude food photography" fell through (apparently, Thanksgiving dinner was

Fifteen standout moments from Trump's first 100 days – in pictures Whether ordering airstrikes or getting excited in a big truck, the focus of the president’s first 100 days in office has been himself. Here are some highlights...

Original Observer photography: April 2017 Artist Chris Ofili, musicians Thurston Moore and Beth Ditto and boxer Anthony Joshua all feature in this month’s showcase of the best photography commissioned by the Observer...

Celebrate International Dark Sky Week with a night sky time-lapse In honor of International Dark Sky Week, astrophotographer Matt Dieterich has released a time-lapse video called Pacific Northwest Nights, shot while working at Mt. Rainier National Park. Read more...

The 20 photographs of the week Tension on the border of North and South Korea, the return of Maria Sharapova, the French elections and the ongoing violence in Mosul – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists...

Car and photography enthusiasts gather in Aylesbury to celebrate their passion A group with a passion for cars has attracted criticism but say they try not to disturb local residents.

My Backyard Link to Derek Sivers on Tim Ferris Yesterday I mentioned that I was hanging out with Derek and maybe you don’t know who he is! Here’s a li...

Book review: Small World by Anne Geddes We review the latest of Anne Geddes books of whimsical baby portraiture - after more than 18 million books sold, does the latest live up to the name?

Melbourne photographer tells how his passion saved his life Melbourne photographer and youth worker Shayne Hood aka Johnny Brixton has described how photography saved his life and helped him deal with his depression and panic and anxiety disorder.

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