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Movies Photography Special Feature

10 Beautiful Movies for Photography Fans

Cinematography has been called “painting with light” and directors of photography are a major component of the filmmaking process. Whether they are hired to light the sets or are deeply involved in compositions, framing, selecting film stocks and overseeing post-production processes, the DP collaborates with the director to bring forth onto the screen the images […]

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Color Movies Special Feature

The Exuberant Cinematography of Zhang Yimou

Seen by many as one of the giants of Chinese cinema and included within the 5th Generation of filmmakers, Zhang Yimou is revered the world over for his highly distinct style. Starting his career as a bit of a rebel who made independent films that enraged the ruling Communist Party, he wisely realised that if you […]

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Art Light Painting Photography Special Feature

Amazing Night Photography

Whether shooting landscapes, cityscapes or fashion, Night Photography can be very tricky to get right. There are so many more elements to think about when you are cut off from the sun or artificial light sources: the lifeblood of taking pictures. But the plus side is that it gives snappers the chance to be more creative […]

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Landscape Photography

Seeing the Earth From Above: Photography by Alban Henderyckx

French photographer Alban Henderyckx enjoys a bird’s-eye view of the Earth’s contours and formations. From craggy lines of rocks down by the sea to geysers bubbling away amidst ice and snow, he captures all of the contrasts and colours of the landscapes. Images © Alban Henderyckx Via 500px

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Movies Special Feature

Jaw-Dropping Modern Movie Trailers

The manner in which we view movie trailers has changed a lot since the advent of the Internet. A long time ago, in a galaxy not far, far away, because it’s actually this one, audiences were exposed to the latest adverts for films during the preview section of the program. Today, we watch them online […]

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Art Landscape Photography

On Top of the World with Max Rive

There aren’t many photographers out there who can capture the thrill of being in nature as well as Max Rive. In his images, whether you’re on top of a mountain or by a swiftly flowing river, you feel that you are right there with him. And that is something special. Photography © Max Rive

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Art Landscape Photography

The Calm After the Storm

Although she works as an animator and designer in the TV industry in Hollywood, Jody Miller has 30 years of experience as a photographer—having received her first camera at the age of nine. She is passionate about “chasing the light,” as she has stated; from capturing pictures of abandoned farmhouses to fascinating shots of thunderstorms. […]

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Art Landscape Photography

Captivating Photos of Storms

Think: Wedding Photographer, and then think: Storm Chaser. You would probably imagine two completely different people interested in these professions; but Mike Olbinski by day takes pictures of smiley married couples, and on his free time tracks and shoots massive storms. Check out his incredible video of a supercell near Booker, Texas, at bottom of […]