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Does Photographing a Moment Steal the Experience From You?

Countless photographs are snapped every day by people looking to preserve their life’s experiences, but is the incessant picture taking actually robbing us of...

A Whale Tail: Overcoming Fear to Swim with Humpback Whales

It’s 2019, I’m 80 miles away from land in the Atlantic Ocean, and I just have to laugh. I just got out of the...

10 Portrait Photography ‘Hacks’ You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Portrait photographer Miguel Quiles recently released a two-part series on “portrait hacks” that might be his most popular series of tips ever. In the...

A Simple Editing Tip for Creating More Dramatic Landscape Photos

Landscape photographer and YouTuber Mark Denney recently shared what might be his most controversial photo editing tip yet. In a video titled “The Simple...

Astronaut Shoots Spacewalk Selfies with a Nikon D5

This past weekend, NASA astronaut and physiologist Jessica Meir one-upped everybody else’s #SelfieSunday posts when she uploaded two spacewalk selfies taken outside the International...

Fashion Meets Fantasy in the Stunning Photography of Bella Kotak

The latest installment of SmugMug Films brings up behind the scenes with fine art fashion photographer Bella Kotak, whose stunning imagery toes the line...

Pro Tip: Stop Buying Camera Gear to Improve Your Landscape Photos

Despite many (many) articles and advice videos and IG posts on the subject, many beginners still believe that the best thing they can do...

Amateur and Pro Photographer Swap Gear in Head-to-Head Photo Challenge

We’ve seen tons of “expensive camera vs cheap camera” challenges and “pro photographer cheap camera challenges,” but what happens when a newbie and a...