Category Archives: Cool Photos

Examples of the coolest photos that we have seen.

These Steps Will Help You Nail Focus Every Time

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Is there anything that can’t be fixed in post? Thanks to the brilliance of Lightroom, Photoshop, and other similar applications, one could easily surmise that the answer to that question is a resounding no. Crooked horizons, over/under-exposure, excessive noise — all relatively easy to remedy. You can even remove the people cluttering up your shot […]

How to Get Good Photographs in Overcast Conditions

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For those of us that don’t inhabit tropical or sub tropical climes, overcast days are more often the rule rather than the exception. At first glance the uniform grey and lack of shadows can be off-putting, invoking a sense of melancholia in even the most optimistic of photographers. Don’t be downbeat though, you can shoot […]

Exploring the Inspired: Ansel Adams

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“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”  Today in our series of exploring the inspired we are going to take a look at an iconic quote by a truly inspirational photographer, Ansel Adams. Is it relevant to modern photography and how do we apply it in this age of instant images. Ansel Easton Adams […]

These Are The Best Smartphone Camera Apps You Can Get Today

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Recently, we suggested seven ways to take better shots with your smartphone. Although that article was a technical guide, we had a number of requests for an article about the best smartphone apps for photography. Of course there are literally thousands of photographic apps on the market for all operating systems, but in this article […]

Kylli Sparre’s Self-Portraits are Amazing!

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Kylli Sparre spent years training to become a professional ballerina, but then re-focused her creative energy on photography. In her beautiful self-portraits, Kylli completely (and quite often, literally) connects herself to the environment surrounding her. Her images are just very dreamlike and romantic – not unlike a ballet. Of course, Kylli uses Photoshop to accomplish the fantasy of […]

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

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For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting – strange numbers, new terminology, brand names we may not recognise. The process can be a bit stressful – which gun do I buy, how do I […]

Beautifully Engineered: 26 Phenomenal Photos of Bridges

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Bridges are fascinating things. Not only are they practical yet impressive feats of engineering, they are perfect photography subjects — curves, leading lines, vanishing points; they can be an integral component of landscape shots, or serve as a main subject for architectural photography. If you’ve been pondering doing some bridge photography, allow the incredible photos […]