How to find perfect composition for your street photography

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Is street photography really as ‘random’ as it might at first appear? In this article travel photographer Harry Fisch reveals his secret to capturing perfectly composed street photography.

30 peculiar pictures of photographers taking pictures

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Photographers will go to extraordinary lengths to get that perfect shot, as these brave photographers demonstrate…

Top 5 short films shot on Nikon DSLRs

'Joy Ride' still, shot on a Nikon D800 | via www.nphotomag.com

Although a number of Nikon DSLRs have video recording capabilities, we understand that many of you would rather shoot still images rather than moving pictures. However, as we’ve often stumbled across some absolutely beautiful short films shot using Nikon DSLRs, we decided to put together a post featuring five of the best Nikon films.

Essential tips for great coast photos

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With its mix of elemental nature and unspoilt beauty it’s no surprise that the coast is a favourite destination for photographers. There are few places that offer the variety and inspiration of the coast, but how do you make the most of all the amazing photo subjects you’ll find by the sea?

Canon 5D Mark II mashup: K-24 aerial recon lens

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We’ve featured the handywork of Jason Bognacki before when he combined his Canon 5D Mark II with a 1919 Piccolette Contessa-Nettel camera. Since then he’s done another Canon mashup; this time it’s a Canon 5D Mark II with a 7-inch f/2.5 Kodak Aero-Ektar lens attached to it removed from a K-24 aerial recon camera. These lenses were built by Kodak for aerial reconnaissance photography and most were made during World War II. There is even some dispute that these lenses are radioactive as they contain Thorium. Holy smokes.

Analogue in a digital world: Interview with the Holga Inspire team

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Holga produce low-spec analogue cameras that go against the grain of the digital age. Founded in 1981, they are still going strong in spite of the ever technologically evolving camera industry. We talk to Holga about their place in the world of photography today.

We interview Leap on their new photo app

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Leap is a new social photo sharing app that lets you create image-based challenges with your friends. We caught up with the Leap team to ask them about their thoughts behind the app, and discuss the new trend in social photo sharing.

Canon mashup: 100-year-old lens meets 5D Mark II

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Jason Bognacki combined his 1919 Picolette Contessa-Nettel camera with his Canon 5D Mark II. The results – as you can see for yourself – are pretty impressive.

Still life photography: Linus Lohoff’s ‘Constructed’ pictures

Still life photography: Linus Lohoff on his 'Constructed' pictures

The photo-sharing website Flickr is known for catapulting a number of photographers into internet stardom, and Linus Lohoff is one of the latest.

The German photographer has been inundated with emails and picture requests after a series of his images was recently featured on the Flickr blog. Lohoff’s series, dubbed “Das gebaute Bild” (The Constructed Picture), was part of a photography class project at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences where Linus studies graphics design.

Creative photography: 10 photographs of heart-shaped things

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Some creative photography ideas for Valentine’s Day. We do apologise for putting together a rather cliche post, however it was an excuse to find some more fantastic photography around the more obscure theme of ‘heart-shaped things’.