Photographic Close-ups

Five Ways to Take Stunning Maldives Travel Photos

No destination can conjure up images of tropical luxury like the Maldives. Located in the heart of the southern Malé atoll and languidly spread out over the archipelago’s largest private island, the newly opened Ithaafushi – The Private Island perfectly captures the exclusive atmosphere of this destination. The estate – …

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Where landscapes cool in abstraction

Jonathan Smith’s color photographs at the Lanoue Gallery capture the glacial landscape of northern Iceland with minimalist compositions and an alternate palette. Seeing them online I thought they were abstract paintings. It’s because Smith takes so much care in putting them together. With a digital camera he could take thousands …

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Extraordinary Microphone: 224 Photographs

224 Photograph Micro Extraordinary is a Guardian series that features local entrepreneurs from our region. Your business might be small, but it can be amazing. Mae Frances: Tell me about yourself. Tiffany: My name is Tiffany Gill. I was born and raised in Fairfax, SC I currently reside in Statesboro, …

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Sasha Samsonova’s sensual photographs push the boundaries of femininity, inspired by Helmut Newton and Richard Avedon

Sasha Samsonova, Arame Fall, another photo portrait (October 16, 2020) Sasha Samsonova Born and raised in Senegal, West Africa, polyglot Arame Fall dreamed of being a model. Her career has helped her overcome insecurity and shyness, an obvious triumph in Sasha Samsonovastunning photographic portraits that capture the exuberance of fall. …

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Cindy Sherman on her very first non-photographic works

The textiles, which are made from fibers such as cotton, wool, acrylic and polyester, were produced in Belgium as a tribute to the country’s centuries-old weaving traditions. Sherman assumes a different character in each tapestry, transforming himself through clothing, accessories, eye color and hair; by inhabiting different genres and manipulating …

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10 must-read close-up photography tutorials

Here are the top 10 tutorials that will get you a closer look at your photographic subjects and provide you with practical tips along the way, including lens choices, lighting tips, setup, and more. 1. 4 Top Tips for Creative Fruit and Vegetable Photography We’ve thought of putting together a …

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