Shanghai From Above

These magnificent views of Shanghai from above were taken by drone by German design director Mark Siegemund, who presents the juxtaposition of tradition and modernity of this dynamic city in a series of breathtaking images. A river divides the old center from the new, and we are treated to views of the ancient winding streets, mid-level housing, temples and dizzying bridges of Puxi, as well as the soaring high-rise buildings and towers of the Pudong business district. Whether shot at night or bathed in morning light, Siegemund’s photography captures the energy and vibrancy of his adopted city.

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more from “Breathtaking Views of Shanghai From Above”
by Mark Siegemund

at Fubiz

“The images are meant to have a strong American Modern feel with a bit of formalism thrown in for good measure.”

Midwest Memoir | Interview with Michael Knapstein
“This is a very personal body of work for me. It is an homage to the area where I grew up, still, live and love. An area that I think has a unique personality and distinctive visual style. Honest. Modest. And often overlooked. My inspiration was to share my understanding of the Midwest as I see and remember it with new audiences around the world. I have been adding to this portfolio for nearly eight years; it is part romantic and nostalgic and equal parts realistic and documentary.”

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“The images are meant to have a strong American Modern feel with a bit of formalism thrown in for good measure.”

more in Adore Noir Magazine

Spectacular Images That Will Leave Your Eyes Wide Open

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best shot in the Covers Photo Contest Vol 44 with chances to win Exposure and more and more!

“When the sun rises….” by kbrowko
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“Magical Moments” by PNWnative
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“Finding Order in Chaos” by crismagsino
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“Beauty” by virtuzz
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“Fox” by fokusgefluester
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from “40+ Spectacular Images That Will Leave Your Eyes Wide Open”
more at viewbug

“Landscape” 2018 Theme Winners

From coastal regions, to plains and magnificent mountain ranges the Landscape view can be one of the most awe inspiring and beautiful images we will ever frame up. Large in scale, lines, imagination and range but filled with so many beautiful details they can also be one of the most challenging to compose.

First Place:
Ancient Bristlecone under the Milky Way by Peter Hines
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Second Place:
Eye of Stokksnes by Wojciech Kruczynski
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Third Place:
Mordor by Nico Rinaldi
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Honorable Mention:
Alpe di Siusi by ​Ales Krivec
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Shortlist:
Ancient Whispers by Craig Bill
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“Landscape” 2018 Theme Winners
more at The Motif Collective Photography Gallery

2018 Photo Contest | World Press Photo

View the entire collection of images nominated for the 2018 World Press Photo Contest. The winners of the 61st World Press Photo of the Year and first, second and third prizes will be announced on the evening of Thursday 12 April at the World Press Photo Awards Show in Amsterdam.

Amazon: Paradise Threatened
Daniel Beltrá
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Kid Jockeys
Alain Schroeder
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Boko Haram Strapped Suicide Bombs…
Adam Ferguson
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Venezuela Crisis
Ronaldo Schemidt
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Feeding China
George Steinmetz
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Back in Time
Thomas P. Peschak
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The Boys and the Bulls
Nikolai Linares
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Hunger Solutions
Luca Locatelli
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Finding Freedom in the Water
Anna Boyiazis
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2018 Photo Contest
more at World Press Photo

Major Classics from Photo History

Marianne Faithfull, James Dean, Marlene Dietrich, Charlie Chaplin, and more …

The Girl on a Motorcycle
Rebecca (Marianne Faithfull)
by Jack Cardiff
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Giant
Jett Rink (James Dean)
by George Stevens
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Destry Rides Again
Frenchy (Marlene Dietrich)
by George Marshall
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Modern Times
Arbeiter (Charlie Chaplin)
by Charles Chaplin
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Major Classics from Photo History
more at Lumas

Mechanical vs Electronic Shutters

We outline the benefits and shortcomings of each type and explain when they are best used.
by Margaret Brown

‘Adding a mechanical shutter to a digital sensor adds potential for vibrations and noise.’

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Mechanical vs Electronic Shutters
via Photo Review