12 Incredible Photographs
Many of us had different reasons for becoming photographers, but ultimately we all want the same thing: to take amazing pictures. Our friends at the weekly iPad magazine Photography Week do an incredible job of finding the best photographers across a wide range of genres. Their popular Photo of the Day feature is part of what makes their thriving Facebook community such an inspiring place to be. We’ve selected the 12 most popular photos from Photography Week’s Tumblr blog – and in some cases the photographers have told us the story behind the image.
30 Celebrity Photographers Who Are Actually Celebrities
We can all name a few famous photographers, but what about famous people who happen to also be photographers? You might be surprised to learn that a startling number of celebrity photographers are indeed celebrities themselves. We’re about to blow your minds, as we’ve rounded up 30 of some of the top names from Hollywood and the music industry who count photography as their main hobby and give new meaning to the term ‘celebrity photographers’. Are they the world’s best photographers? Probably not, but some of them are indeed quite talented.
30 Peculiar Pictures Of Photographers Taking Pictures
Photographers will go to extraordinary lengths to get that perfect shot, braving all weather conditions and environments, from the hottest temperatures, to the coldest. The determined photographer will not be stopped by mountains, glaciers, or volcanoes and will contort him or herself into any odd position necessary to capture that elusive picture. Next time you take a photograph remember to free yourself from inhibitions; get on the floor, climb up a wall, dive straight in and take inspiration from the bold photographers below…
Gallery: Some of the most action-packed sports photography you’ll ever see
Warning: You might want to sit down before viewing this gallery as it’s likely that you’ll be exhausted by the end of it! This collection of photographs shows people pushing themselves to the limits of their physical endurance. If after viewing these you’re feeling motivated enough to go out and shoot some action-filled sports photography of your own, we’ve got the tips to help you. In the meantime, grab hold of your seat and take a look through these incredible sports action shots!
Gallery: The Most Stunning Volcanic Landscapes
In this gallery we pay tribute to probably the most dramatic type of landscape photography; volcanic landscapes. This gallery features some smoking hot shots of volcanoes, and rugged landscapes shaped by lava flows. What tips can we provide you with for getting fantastic shots of volcanoes? Well, don’t get too close! Although look at some of these images, it seems that many photographers would go against this advice!
A Room With A View: Spectacular Views Photographed Through Windows
Shooting through windows can offer a unique perspective for which to take your pictures. It is a great way of instantly framing your image, and textures often add an interesting contrast to the window view. For inspiration we’ve put together a gallery of images of fantastic views taken through windows. Enjoy!
21 Photography Facts You Probably Never Knew
We’ve put together 21 fascinating, puzzling, and bizarre facts about photography that you probably never knew. If the next pub quiz you attend asks you what was the most expensive camera ever sold, how big the largest ever photograph was, or how many Hasselblads there are on the moon, you’ll be glad you read this post. (And if you win, you owe us a drink.)
The Most Impressive Waterfall Photographs
Waterfalls very rarely fail to make excellent subjects to photograph and provide a great element to landscape photography. However, it can be tricky to get that perfect shot unless you are using the right settings on your DSLR. Our tutorial guides you through the settings you need to capture great photos of moving water. Be sure to check it out if you feel motivated by the beautiful photographs in this gallery!
The Essential A-Z Of Photography Slang
Are you often confused by some of the things your photographer friends say? Like any hobby or pastime, there are common photography terms that we all come to learn, and then there is some of the more bizarre slang you can spend a lifetime behind the lens never understanding. Below we’ve compiled a collection of common photography slang and obscure camera acronyms to help lift the veil on their mystery.
The World's Weirdest Cameras You Never Knew Existed
So you think you have a good idea of most of the cameras that are around today? You know a camera when you see one. Or do you? The cameras listed below might force you to change your mind about cameras and photography. It’s time to rethink what you thought you knew about cameras and reconsider what is in store for the future of photography.