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A snapshot of photography as an art form; explore art museums and galleries devoted to photography, iconic photographers, the history of fine art photography and more.

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Cale Maloney6 days ago
Reaching for the Real
Waiting for the blue hour to dawn, the sky was painted with streaks of lilac, filling the space for the moon to say goodnight to the sun. I asked her to lift her hands in the air, praising the God who...
Joseph Barney17 days ago
Photography as Therapy
I am a brain injury, repeat brain injury, survivor with PTSD and anxiety/bipolar issues. Luckily they have meds but they don't help as much as needed, but I've found that I'd forget my woes a bit, so ...
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John Neil18 days ago
The Makings of a Photograph
Eric Kim said it best, when he describes his street photography as making a photo as opposed to taking a picture. He expresses asking someone to make a photograph seems more pleasing to hear as oppose...
Giulia Hepburna month ago
Darlene & Me
Do you know that feeling when you are travelling in a foreign country and you have read some information in your Lonely Planet guide, and then you look up at a high building and you see an advertiseme...
Tas Ba month ago
Lost In a Sea of "Pretty Pictures?"
I got my first DLSR camera for Christmas about two years ago. I mainly wanted it to make films, as I wasn't too interested in photography. The only photos I took were with my drone. I was fascinated w...
michael angelo3 months ago
We Made Our Own North Stars
This reflection is about my recently-wrapped photography series, Navigator, which is about the rising generation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. To check it out, look up @inkybattlefields on...
Caitie Perry3 months ago
My BFF and I Did the Hobby Lobby Challenge
The Hobby Lobby challenge was created essentially by teens who go to craft stores such as Hobby Lobby and try and take creative pics that can be mistaken for professional shots. When I found this chal...
Jennifer Parr4 months ago
5 Reasons Why Every Artist Should Learn Photography
You may have found your true passion in a traditional art medium. Whether it’s acrylic painting, drawing, sculpting, or even digital art, learning the basics of photography can greatly improve your sk...
Alan Russell5 months ago
Don McCullin at Tate Britain
"A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it—it is in one word: Effective." —Irving Penn In this exhibition of over 2...
Skunk Uzeki5 months ago
The 10 Best Places for Street Photography in New York City
I truly believe that New York is the greatest city in the world—but then again, I may be a little biased. I've spent most of my 20s in town, taking in all the beautiful scenes of the area with my frie...
Lillian Payne6 months ago
How to Push Your Pain onto Someone Else
I've always been told I'm weird, ever since elementary school. I'd get bullied for it, but I didn't understand why. Now I do, and I've decided to embrace it. I guess it's a lot more acceptable in adul...
Emma Styles6 months ago
Spotlight: Best Self Portrait Photographers on Instagram
People underestimate how tricky it is to capture a perfect self-portrait. And by self-portrait, I'm not talking about selfies. I'm talking about art. It's hard to photograph yourself when you are unab...
Photography at Its Best (Pt. 19)
This made me laugh and I had to photograph it because the water underneath this sign is about 12 feet deep, so fishing beyond this point would be very dangerous indeed unless you are a giant or very f...
Eddie Wong8 months ago
The 11 Best Landscape Photobooks Ever Published
The best landscape photobooks grace bookshelves across the nation, and bring happiness to any who may open their pages. Landscape photography is already a delight many amateur photographers and outdoo...
Aspects of Belfast 2018: Belfast Continental Market (Pt. 2)
As you walk around the Continental Market in Belfast, your senses come alive with the different colours, sounds, smells, and touches with a wide variety of food, jewelry, clothing, sweets, buns, drink...
Aspects of Belfast 2018: Belfast Continental Market (Pt. 1)
Every year the Continental Market arrives in Belfast, Northern Ireland, which truly kicks off Christmas in Belfast. The market runs from November 17 to December 22, bringing with it sights, sounds, an...
Laura Ansbro8 months ago
First Time Photoshoot?
Have you ever dreamed of having a professional photoshoot? Ever wondered what it's like to have one photo—just one photo—where you're looking in the right direction, not pulling a weird face, standing...
Roland Barnes8 months ago
The 11 Most Expensive Photos at Auctions
The most expensive photos at auctions prove that a picture is worth a thousand words and millions of dollars. To most of us, an expensive photo may cost a few hundred dollars, at most. Gaining ownersh...