23 Amazing Amateur Aurora Photos

If you’re lucky enough to live in the extreme north, you regularly have an amazing photographic opportunity in Aurora Borealis (aka northern polar lights) – a phenomenon that doesn’t often occur the closer to the equator you get. As these aurora photos demonstrate the lights can provide a stunning backdrop to night-time landscape photographs and […]

Macro Photography: 20 Closeup Photos of Ladybugs

Well if our story on Steve Wall’s water drop macro photography impressed you, then you might might like to check out these remarkable macro photographs of Ladybugs. When macro photography is well done it opens up a whole new world and we’re sure you will agree, these ladybug photos are quite remarkable. As always, you […]

How to Capture Outstanding Motion Photos with Panning

One very cool technique to capture movement in your photographs is known as panning. It basically results in an in-focus subject with a streaked background in your photos. Luckily, it isn’t as difficult as you might think to capture panning photos like these taken by Baptiste Pons and Sighthound from Flickr: Shutter Priority Mode An […]

18 Very Cool Reflection Photos

Capturing reflections in photography can produce some spectacular images. The problem, however, is that it is not always as easy at it seems to get great reflection shots as it generally requires the shooter to treat the reflection and subject as one item, in much the same way as good images involving shadows is done. […]

13 Eerie Photos of Gargoyles & Grotesques

Choosing interesting topics to shoot is one of the obvious keys of photography, but turning interesting subjects into awesome photos is easier said than done. This selection of cool Gargoyles and Grotesques, we think, makes that transition. As you might expect with any set of photos of Gargoyles, black and white imagery has a fairly […]

Remarkable Water Droplet Photographs by Steve Wall

Wandering around Flickr can really waste a lot of hours, but when we recently stumbled accross Steve Wall‘s photostreams and specifically, his photos of water droplets, well we were impressed. Steve is an amateur photographer who shoots on a Nikon D200, in this case with a Nikkor 60mm Macro (and like many of us, started […]