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Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques


When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, a wide-angle or a telephoto zoom lens, and remember to arrive early. Place the camera on a tripod, and turn the mode dial to M (manual) mode; we want f/8 – f/16 for a greater DOF (depth of field) and a long exposure anywhere between 1-10 seconds. Use your camera’s self-timer or a cable release to take the photo with absolutely no blurring. For dramatic effect, try to capture multiple fireworks trails across the sky.

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Ethereal Images Laced with Mystery and Sensuality

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Sarah Allegra is a fine art photographer whose ethereal work evokes images of the mythical, sometimes laced with sensuality and mystery. Her images explore the inner recesses of the subconscious through various depictions often in pastoral landscapes and forest backgrounds. The Los Angeles-based Allegra has an elegant, wraithlike style that straddles the line between the ghostly and dreamlike. One could say that her style is a kind of visual poetry, and is a world uniquely its own.

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Powerful Photos of Newborns Just Moments After Birth via C-Section

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The evening prior to French photographer Christian Berthelot’s first encounter photographing a Caesarean section was an anxious one. It also brought back memories of the previous year, when his own child came into this world through a similar C-section procedure.

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Photographer Shaves Off Half His Beard and Fills the Other Half with Tiny Objects


São Paolo-based photographer Adriano Alarcon has a thick beard, even though it is just half of a whole, and that’s exactly what makes his facial hair unique. After deciding to shave-off half of a 4-month grown beard, Alarcon got creative. He started to complete the other half of his face with an assortment of objects, substances and even creatures.

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Couple Strikes Yoga Poses All Around the World

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There is a growing trend of juxtaposing dancers against urban landscapes, such as the series shot by Omar Z. Robles of ballet dancers all over New York City. Claudine and Honza Lafond add their version to this trend as they combine their twin passions:  travelling and yoga. It is an ongoing series of elegant photos that they post on Instagram. The two, who also happen to be instructors of yoga, go to gorgeous locales and monuments around the world, celebrating their trips with magnificent yoga poses.

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Stunning Photos of Graceful Ballet Dancers Juxtaposed Against Urban Backdrops

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Dancing in the streets is certainly not anything new, but to see graceful ballet dancers strut their stuff on a typical road will surely catch your attention. Enticed to the streets by photographer Omar Z. Robles, these graceful ballet dancers, both male and female, dart around the many iconic sites of the city.

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