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Leica Monochrom: Why photograph only in black and white?
Create beautiful black and white portraits using one light
Using window light for your portrait
Bringing out the character a black and white portrait
Moody landscape photography at the “mountains of madness”
Make your black and white images sing with in-camera settings
Why you should make new versions of your photographs
Why black and white photography needs intention
Long exposures capture serenity in minimalist monochrome
Stunning desert scenes in abstract black and white
Street photography depicts ordinary days of the new normal
Exploring raw emotions in gritty black and white photography

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Moody landscape photography at the “mountains of madness”

It’s easy to see why mountains, in all their breathtaking grandeur, remain landscape photography favorites. The towering peaks offer many opportunities for photographers to get creative with their shots, from sweeping vistas to abstract masterpieces. Of course, moody mountain scenes

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Stunning desert scenes in abstract black and white

The desert is a barren and desolate place, but it has also been a fertile ground for landscape photographers and artists seeking inspiration in nature. Berlin-based graphic designer, web developer and landscape photographer Philipp Apler is yet another photographer who

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Collapsible Levi Sim

Portrait Tips: One light + one collapsible backdrop = $

Unless you have a dedicated studio, collapsible backdrops are the way to go. I’ve had dedicated studios, and even then, collapsible backdrops are usually superior to full-size-need-a-huge-stand-loads-of-space-and-always-have-wrinkles backdrops. With one light and a collapsible backdrop, you could make a comfortable

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A melancholy black and white portrait of a dying forest

“The Harz National Park in Germany faces an unprecedented crisis. After two years of draught, several severe storms and the rapid spread of the bark beetle, its forests are extremely stressed and weakened,” Berlin-based graphic designer and photographer Philipp Apler

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PhilippAplerWavesofSandCover

Stunning desert scenes in abstract black and white

The desert is a barren and desolate place, but it has also been a fertile ground for landscape photographers and artists seeking inspiration in nature. Berlin-based graphic designer, web developer and landscape photographer Philipp Apler is yet another photographer who

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Collapsible Levi Sim

Portrait Tips: One light + one collapsible backdrop = $

Unless you have a dedicated studio, collapsible backdrops are the way to go. I’ve had dedicated studios, and even then, collapsible backdrops are usually superior to full-size-need-a-huge-stand-loads-of-space-and-always-have-wrinkles backdrops. With one light and a collapsible backdrop, you could make a comfortable

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A melancholy black and white portrait of a dying forest

“The Harz National Park in Germany faces an unprecedented crisis. After two years of draught, several severe storms and the rapid spread of the bark beetle, its forests are extremely stressed and weakened,” Berlin-based graphic designer and photographer Philipp Apler

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Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject

Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn’t have that many subjects, but that’s how many pictures I took of several people, which is a ton. I’m not bragging about how many I made — I’m just trying to wrap my

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