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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.

michael angelo20 days 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 Perrya month 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 Parr2 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 Russell2 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 Uzeki3 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 Payne4 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 Styles4 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 Wong6 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 Ansbro6 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 Barnes6 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...
Nikkie Evans6 months ago
The 13 Best Fetish Photographers on Instagram
Fetishes are a universal phenomenon. While some people consider fetishes to be taboo, others embellish in its art and create content to share with others. With the help of social media, fetish photogr...
Samuel Block7 months ago
The Purpose of Art Photography
Nothing quite excites me the same as when I sell a photo, when someone chooses to spend, at times, a large amount of money to look at my photo for the rest of their life. However, to me, this in itsel...
Photography at Its Best (Pt. 18)
Dunluce Castle is a hidden gem on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, in between Portballintrae and Portrush and is a must visit, especially for those who follow the hit TV series of the Games of Thr...
Photography at Its Best (Pt. 17)
The street performers in Belfast, Northern Ireland is varied in its talent as the next few photographs will show as these acrobats from Africa demonstrate their very talented gifts in street performan...
Photography at Its Best (Pt. 16)
As far as you can see is as flat as can be, and this no one who looks at this photograph can deny, with water always finding its level, and the mountains in the distant being 10-20 miles away, then wh...