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Mobile Mondays: Find stars for less than a cup of coffee
Running off for an evening of fun, night photography style
Does the Milky Way actually look like it does in most photos?
Frightening encounters: Meeting people with guns at night
Tips for shooting city portraits at night with flash
Visions of Shanghai as a “Vertical City”
Light painting 101: Antique stove in a ghost town
How Todd Hido creates an atmosphere that makes us feel
Night photography with a 50mm f/0.95 lens
Dramatic street scenes from stormy New York City
Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes
Mobile Mondays: Night photography with an iPhone 12 Pro

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Visions of Shanghai as a “Vertical City”

Aside from showcasing growth and grandeur, part of photographing the world’s major metropolises is creating a sense of place and character. It’s what I find inspiring in projects like “Vertical City” by Alexander Kaunas. In this project, the photographer and

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How Todd Hido creates an atmosphere that makes us feel

In many creative genres, a well-crafted atmosphere makes a big difference in the impact to the viewer. That’s why we often find atmospheric photography to be especially fascinating or compelling. American contemporary artist Todd Hido is among the photographers best

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Night photography with a 50mm f/0.95 lens

If you’re fond of street photography at night and you’ve been shooting long enough, you must have heard about the legendary Leica Noctilux-M lens. This unbelievably fast 50mm f/0.95 lens comes with an equally astonishing price tag, making it nearly

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Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes

Like most photographers, I’m always looking for the right location, the right angle, the perfect light and the right moment to make the photograph. Whether I’m traveling abroad or walking around Boston, near my studio, one of my favorite times

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Photographing lightning to reveal an electric heaven

Lightning is among the most elusive forces of nature that photographers chase once in a while. It’s one of those things where a generous sprinkling of luck and right timing can lead to some really breathtaking images. Last year, Johannesburg-based

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Monetizing personal projects: The musician

The subject of monetizing personal projects is near and dear to my heart. I put together a ninety-minute presentation about the subject and shared it with my fellow photographers to a wonderful reception. A phone call leads to art In

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Astrophotography mistakes beginners usually make

There’s no question that astrophotography is one of the most interesting genres to get into. Photographing deep sky objects is especially exciting and rewarding, whether you’re a beginner or already years into it. However, to be able to make the

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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