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Singaporean tourist dies after falling from cliff edge while taking photos

Jan 2, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

A Singaporean tourist, Nur Aisyah Binte MD Akbar (39), tragically died after falling off a cliff while taking a photo with her husband. The tragedy occurred at Minnewaska State Park near Rochester, New York, on December 22, 2023.

Hilarious videos show why you should embrace humor when posing your models

Dec 28, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

When photographing people, one of the challenges is posing them – especially if they’re not professional models. Now, there are plenty of tips for posing…

So, you want to photograph a volcano? Here’s all you need to know

Dec 22, 2023
Dan Lior

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to photograph the raw power of Mother Nature? To feel the ground shake beneath your feet as you quite literally watch molten lava spewing into the sky? Throughout my travels, I’ve been privileged to witness incredible sights from all corners of our marvelous planet. However, I am bluntly honest when I say that nothing I had ever seen had even remotely compared to how epic it was to observe a volcano in action.

The slow death of creativity in modern photography

Dec 1, 2023
Jake Hicks

Is photography all the same today? What makes one image different from one another when not only technology allows us to rely on features that…

Terry Richardson faces new sexual assault lawsuits from former models

Nov 28, 2023
Alex Baker

Fashion photographer Terry Richardson, famous for a string of accusations over the past decade, is now facing new lawsuits as former models come forward with…

How to smile naturally and look great in photos

Nov 11, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

If you’re a portrait photographer, knowing how to make your models smile naturally is helpful. And when you are the person in front of the lens, you’ll see how difficult it is to make your smile look unforced. Whether you show your teeth or try to get that Mona Lisa smile, it’s hard not to look awkward unless you’re a professional model. In this video, Mathieu Stern shares seven tips to help models smile naturally, and we’ll expand on them a bit. So, no matter if you’re doing a photoshoot, taking a self-portrait, or just snapping a selfie (yes, there’s a difference), these tips will help you get those genuine smiles.

Creative colored light with silver mylar

Nov 2, 2023
Jake Hicks

I’ve shared several silver mylar lighting techniques over the years, so I’m sure most of you know many of the tricks to get the best…

Tourists fight over a photo spot at famous Pedra do Telégrafo

Sep 25, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Two tourists recently got into a fight at Rio de Janeiro’s famous photo spot, Pedra do Telégrafo. The incident was captured on video, showing that the two men got into a fight while trying to take photos at the popular rock. Since there’s a 300m (almost 1,000 ft) abyss below the spot, the two men nearly escaped a tragedy!

Beware of this elaborate scam targeting Behance users

Aug 29, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

If you’re using Adobe’s excellent platform Behance, beware – there’s an elaborate scam going around. It targets Behance users, involving people posing as recruiters for…

How to use triangles in photography composition

Aug 1, 2023
Daniela Bowker

Triangles are versatile and expressive shapes, so it is hardly surprising that they are a bedrock of composition. They are used by painters as well as photographers as a key composition technique. You can use them to organize your frame, to introduce tension into your scene, as an alternative to the rule of thirds, and so much more. This meant we thought it was worth taking a deeper look at triangles in photography.