Photographing Penguins

Penguins make utterly wonderful subjects for anyone’s photography. They instill a great feeling of happiness in all who come into contact with them, and it’s our job as photographers to convey that to anyone who sees our work.
by Andy Rouse

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Photographing Penguins
more in Widlife Photographic – Issue 24

Earth Day 2017

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing the beauty of our planet in the Earth Day 2017 Photo Contest

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner “Artistic earth” by Shabogi
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Congratulations Runner Up “Gullfoss Sunset ” by Tor-Ivar
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Congratulations Runner Up “Bear Grass In The Misty Forest” by DaveCornelison
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Congratulations Amateur Winner “Last light ” by LaYue
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Congratulations People’s Choice “Gili T Sunset” by Aderizal
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Earth Day 2017 Photo Contest Winners
more at viewbug

Framing Humanity | Sebastião Salgado

Superlatives are hard to avoid when describing the work of Sebastião Salgado. Recently, one magazine hailed him as the ‘world’s greatest living photographer’ and while such statements are often thoughtlessly attributed to many lesser mortals, it is difficult to argue against such a claim for the Paris-based artist. Now 73, Salgado is renowned for the epic scale of his photographic projects, involving years of planning, travelling and editing, all with a painstaking devotion to create books as heavy as coffee tables and exhibitions that fill the world’s grandest museums.

“I like to photograph large…there is a lot of information inside my pictures. To have information I must give space and to give space I must give depth of field too.”
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Framing Humanity
by Sebastião Salgado

more in Professional Photography – July/August 2017

“Golden and blue hours are almost always the best times to shoot a landscape image.”

We’ve all seen landscape shots that just nail it – the perfect mix of light, composition and subject matter rolled into one. But how do you get it to all come together? New Zealand photographer Rach Stewart shares eight ways you can take better landscape images, now.

Think about your focal point; the rule of thirds is popular for a reason; have a foregroung; think about the time of day; understand colour; gear: using a tripod and filters to capture movement; know your histogram; the weather…
from “8 Tips for Better Landscapes”

more in Australian Photography – July 2017

Des paysages lumineux

Prendre des photos lumineuses la nuit
Je pense que le light-painting est un magnifique mélange d’expression photographique et artistique. Cette technique d’éclairage du paysage avec des temps d’exposition prolongés soulève l’idée que la lumière a beaucoup d’influence. — Dave Black

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Des paysages lumineux
via Sandisk

Drone photos from around the world

Drone photos from around the world

Hong Kong
Andy Yeung Photography
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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
jcourtial/Dronestagram
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Tokyo, Japan
Dan116/Dronestagram
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Al Hishman, Oman
Altoqi/Dronestagram
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Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France (high tide)
WanaiiFilms/Dronestagram
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from “24 breathtaking drone photos that show the majesty of our world”
more at Digital Trends

Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017

Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017

Singing in the Rain (or just after)
Photo by Mat Rick
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Flamingos
Photo by Aya O.
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The Fog and Mist in Hong Kong
Photo by Edward Tin
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Monastery Of Light
Photo by Kok Tien Sang
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Yosemite Valley
Photo by Cheyne Walls
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Marble Caves
Photo by clane gessel
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The power of nature
Photo by Sergio Tapiro Velasco
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Wallpapers from the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2017
more at National Geographic