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500px / Blog

500px / Blog | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
500px lets you create stunning professional photo portfolios, find friends, express yourself and connect with people like you.
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I really like the "Concert" and "City & Architecture" categories.  The former shows the passion, engagement, and passion, etc.  Let viewers' feel the concert atmosphere.  The latter is full of color.  The ways to show each city is unique as well.

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Photos of Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degre, girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush

Photos of Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degre, girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Photos of Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degre, girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush
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People - Winners Gallery - National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

People - Winners Gallery - National Geographic Photo Contest 2013 | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
As a leader in capturing our world through brilliant imagery, National Geographic magazine sets the standard for photographic excellence. Now, we're inviting you to share your vision of the world. Enter for a chance at $10,000 and other prizes!
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Almost all of the winning photos have stories behind, that's the way should be.  Unfortunately, some of those stories are quite sad.  

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Road to 2012: Setting Out - Brian Griffin

The National Portrait Gallery/BT Road to 2012 Project celebrates those who are collectively making the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games happen. Brian...
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Mr Griffin's perspective on "the double inspiration", the relationship betweeen Painting and Photography reinforces my belief of photographers should pay more attention, or appreciate painting.  The example that Griffin mentioned is an elaboration why painting is important to photographers.

 

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80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series Dancers Among Us, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city…
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Photographer Captures the Vast Beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge

Photographer Captures the Vast Beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Photographer Ali Ertürk has been capturing the striking beauty of a variety of landmarks since 2006. Based in San Francisco, the talented artist has specifica…
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I really like the composition even though I don't like the HDR.

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24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's

24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
In the 1970's there was certainly a lot of new trends in fashion emerging, but when we look back on patterns, shirts, flares and haircuts some 40 years later, you can't help but laugh at the ridicu...
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Arctic Beauty – Norwegian Landscapes by Stein Liland

Arctic Beauty – Norwegian Landscapes by Stein Liland | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Stein Liland lives on the Lofoten Islands in Norway which have some of the most amazing landscapes and sea vistas.
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30 Street Photography Images to Inspire You

30 Street Photography Images to Inspire You | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
30 Street Photography Images to Inspire You - street photography from around the world shared using Flickr Creative Commons license
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Nelson Mandela’s Life and Times in Photographs

Nelson Mandela’s Life and Times  in Photographs | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it

The civil rights leader rose from rural, apartheid-era South Africa to become country's first black President.


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Pete Writes Blog...

Pete Writes Blog... | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
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I really like how the light was captured in these Mount Snowdon photos.  Things to learn.

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Melancholia

Melancholia is a time-lapse shortfilm shot in Iceland during the summer solstice of 2013, using modified infrared Sony DSLR camera. During 12 days I explored and…
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The video gives viewers a glimpse of the landscape where photos were taken.  Not often have such chance.

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500px / Blog / Best Photos of 2013: Abstract

500px / Blog / Best Photos of 2013: Abstract | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Hey everyone! Today we are launching our Best Photos of 2013 series. Just like last year, we’ll be sharing with you top photos in each category every day during the week.
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30 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever

30 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
A picture is worth a thousand words, but not all pictures are created equal. The pictures we usually feature on Bored Panda can be cute, beautiful, funny, or enchanting, but these pictures are powerful.
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Robert Capa in colour sheds new light on a black-and-white master

Robert Capa in colour sheds new light on a black-and-white master | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
One of the 20th century's most famous photojournalists, Robert Capa is renowned for his stark images of human conflict – but a New York exhibition of unseen colour shots could change all that
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Breathtaking Nepal Photography

Breathtaking Nepal Photography | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Nepal is definitely one of those places on Earth that have an special feel to it. The Himalayans, Mount Everest, all of it compose a terrific, breathtaking subject for any photographer.

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Explore: Winter -- National Geographic

Explore: Winter -- National Geographic | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Photo archivist Bill Bonner rounds up a few vintage photographs that showcase winter
in America.
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Uncovered | Jordan Matter Photography

Uncovered is a book of portraits and personal statements from over 80 brave women, who posed bare-breasted for the project in public locations across New York City.
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This is the homepage of the book.

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The photographs of fog in Vancouver that will leave you on cloud nine

The photographs of fog in Vancouver that will leave you on cloud nine | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
British ex-pat Alexis Birkill has taken mesmerising photographs showing the city's skyscrapers poking out above the clouds.
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Threadbare Shoes of Sudanese Refugees Tell Stories of Long and Harrowing Journeys

Threadbare Shoes of Sudanese Refugees Tell Stories of Long and Harrowing Journeys | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Zaida John walked for 30 days from Gabanit. She is in her 20s. 30,000 men, women and children from Sudan's Blue Nile State sought an end to nine months of terror and trauma when they crossed the border into neighboring South Sudan.
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http://www.shannon-jensen.com/#/0/
You might want to check out the photographer, Shannon Jensen's website. There are 9 projects that she did in Africa.  Documenting ppl's life there.

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Reuters' Most Memorable Photos - 2013 - Faded + Blurred

Reuters' Most Memorable Photos - 2013 - Faded + Blurred | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
Reuters recently posted their picks for their most memorable photographs of 2013.
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Focus on Thomas Leuthard - Street Photographer - Digital Photography School

Focus on Thomas Leuthard - Street Photographer - Digital Photography School | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
If you like street photography, you’ve probably heard of Thomas Leuthard. He lives in Switzerland and, although he hasn’t been on the street photography scene for very long, he’s made quite a name for himself in the community worldwide.
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Alison Gibson Interview: Brooding like the 90s. Unhurried. Distilled. Portraiture at PhotoWhoa Blog | Discover how you can be a better photographer

Alison Gibson Interview: Brooding like the 90s. Unhurried. Distilled. Portraiture at PhotoWhoa Blog | Discover how you can be a better photographer | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
British photographer Alison Gibson has a knack for making images appear self-fulfilled. The emotional yet highly restrained moments look weightless and unburdened, seemingly caught in their natural state, as if taken by the ether.
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Good to know how photographers create the mood by considering every aspect, times, direction of the light.  

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Landscape Photography by Xavier Jamonet | Cuded

Landscape Photography by Xavier Jamonet | Cuded | The Art of Photography | Scoop.it
The delicate sound of water  Xavier Jamonet is a nature photographer from Drôme, France. Recently Xavier has transited from SLR film camera to Canon E
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These photos definitely help me to learn the landscape composition and use my 21 mm prime lens to the full extent.

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