History of photography: why Fox Talbot is photography’s most important pioneer

    | News | 05/06/2014 00:01am
    History of photography: why William Henry Fox Talbot is photography's most important pioneer

    This year marks the 175th anniversary of Sir William Henry Fox Talbot’s formal documentation of the photographic process in 1839. To celebrate this landmark achievement we will be running a series of special articles tracing the history of photography over the past 175 years and examining some of its finer moments.

    Getty opens archive to bloggers for free with new embedding tool

    | News | 06/03/2014 10:52am
    Getty opens archive to bloggers for free with new embedding tool

    Bloggers and editors of ‘non-commercial websites’ can now use photos from Getty Images’ archive for free.

    The world’s largest photo agency has announced a new embed tool that will allow people to embed and share Getty’s images at no cost on non-commercial websites, blogs and social media channels.

    16 old pictures of London landmarks… and how they look today

    | News | 27/02/2014 16:18pm
    16 old pictures of London landmarks… and how they look today

    To mark the launch of the new version of its popular app Streetmuseum, The Museum of London has released 16 old pictures of London which juxtapose the historic views with their present-day perspective

    Sony World Photography Awards 2014: official shortlists revealed

    | News | 04/02/2014 15:54pm
    Zeybeks - Hasan Baglar, Cyprus

    The shortlist for the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 has been announced by the World Photography Organisation, and below we have published a gallery of highlights from both the Professional and Open Competition shortlists.

    The Photography Show 2014: 10 reasons every photographer should go

    | News | 31/01/2014 12:06pm
    The Photography Show 2014

    The Photography Show 2014 is just one month away and set to be the most exciting date in your photography calendar – as a keen photographer, you’d be mad to miss it. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should plan to visit.

    Make an Ansel Adams landscape: try this workflow for classic black & white images

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 24/01/2014 00:01am
    Make an Ansel Adams landscape: a simple workflow for classic black and white images

    Ansel Adams has had a tremendous lasting effect on photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how recreate the classic look and feel of an Ansel Adams landscape in Photoshop.

    Greg du Toit: why I spent a year in putrid water in pursuit of one rare image

    | News | 05/01/2014 00:01am
    Greg du Toit: why I spent a year in putrid water in pursuit of one rare image

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 winner Greg du Toit tells us about the year he spent sitting in fetid water being eaten alive by bugs and parasites, waiting to capture a rare image of truly wild lions drinking from a watering hole.

    11 best moments in photography in 2013

    | News | 30/12/2013 12:00pm
    21 Street photography tips from the pros

    Another year, another chance to look back at the perfect moments, best news and most memorable discoveries of 2013. From selfies to voices from beyond, here are our 11 favourite photography-related moments this year.

    10 worst moments in photography in 2013

    | News | 29/12/2013 00:01am
    The Inverse Square Law: what it means for photographers

    Photographers document moments, good or bad, that happen to others. But what were the worst moments for photographers in 2013? In no particular order, here are the 10 that we’d prefer not to have experienced in the year gone by.

    Rooftopping: meet a photographer who scales skyscrapers for extreme portraits

    | News | 27/12/2013 00:01am
    Rooftopping: meet a photographer who scales skyscrapers for extreme wide angles

    Fancy climbing skyscrapers without safety gear and then taking photos? Neither do we. But for Russian photographer Ivan Kuznetsov, these unparalleled views of Moscow are his favourite subject to shoot. He explains his love for rooftopping photography and how he gets his extreme images.

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