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Meet the Photographer Who Hiked the Entire Colorado River

Photographer Pete McBride has traveled around the world with his camera for over 20 years, but one of his most incredible achievements has been hiking the entire Colorado River, including through the Grand Canyon. Here’s a great 10-minute profile of McBride by Adorama Spotlight. McBride’s career was born from a passion ...

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Taking Pictures of Strangers in Downtown LA

Photographers Jessica Kobeissi, Rachel Gulotta, and Daniel Inskeep decided to approach strangers in downtown Los Angeles and offer free portraits. The 11-minute video above shows what happened. The group held up “Free Portraits” signs to attract prospective subjects, but it’s difficult to get people to stop with signs — halfway ...

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A Skydiving ‘Studio’ Photo Shoot with Flash Lighting in Midair

Adventure photographer Jesper Gronnemark recently did an impressive skydiving photo shoot using flashes and other studio equipment in midair while free-falling at 125 mph (~200 km/h). Armed with a Profoto B1X flash and Sony a7R II, Gronnemark wanted to “push the boundaries” of outdoor adventure photography by shooting “studio” images during ...

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I Shot Tilt-Shift Photos of San Francisco

My name is James D. Lee, and I’m a photographer based in Oakland. I recently got around to posting four years worth of selected photos shot in and around the San Francisco Bay area strictly on tilt-shift lenses. I completed this project while working full-time marketing/photography positions. Downtown San Francisco ...

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The Top 15 Photos on Flickr in 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, Flickr has been doing some data crunching on the billions of photos uploaded during the year by photographers around the world. Today the photo-sharing service revealed the most popular pictures of the year. The popularity calculations took into account a number of social and ...

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I Took These Photos in My Dining Room

Product photography is something that I’ve always been interested in, but never saw myself making a career out of. However… when I do get to take product photos, I do enjoy it quite a lot. I thought I’d make a quick post on some techniques I used to make these ...

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