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The travel photographer is a collector and curator of experiences. A good travel photographer will show the emotions and sensations of a destination, evoking a sense of enviable...

Aug 16, 2018

travel photography map

Taking improvised or “candid” photographs of people is one of the most common styles of photography. Capturing candid moments naturally on camera is a skill every professional p...

Aug 16, 2018

candid kids

Macro photography began as a scientific pursuit: scientists attached to microscopes to cameras in order to photograph microscopic subjects. Today, macro photography is a fun way...

Aug 16, 2018

butterfly macro photography

Street photography is a form of spontaneous photography that portrays everyday life as it happens, on the streets and elsewhere. Street photography is not only limited to bustli...

Aug 16, 2018

Man Walking on Main Street, Queens, New York City

There is little that compares to the grand majesty of nature. The allure of impossible rock formations, the breadth of expansive beaches, and the fairytale feel of canopied fore...

Aug 16, 2018

Mountain landscape

From mouth-watering plates pictured in the pages of magazines to scrumptious dishes photographed close-up for cookbooks, food photography is the styling and documenting of great...

Aug 16, 2018

Food and flowers on white table with photos

Portraits tell stories of not just people but also of time, culture, experience, and place. Whether you’re taking casual photos of relatives or friends, or setting up a professi...

Aug 10, 2018


In photography, bokeh refers to the quality of the blur observed in the out-of-focus parts of an image. This blur can be pleasing to the eye (known as “good” bokeh), or it can b...

Aug 10, 2018


At the most basic level, photography captures still images of the world around us. Yet many of the best photographs are not static: instead, they use motion techniques to commun...

Aug 10, 2018