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The Story Behind the Picture - Reclining Buddha of Ajanta Caves

Jesse Kalisher | Posted 10.07.2016 | Arts
Jesse Kalisher

I captured this image in 2002 at the Ajanta caves outside of Aurangabad, India. Helen and I were in the final three months of a year of traveling out ...

The Story Behind The Picture: Rwanda - Child & Villiage

Jesse Kalisher | Posted 10.06.2016 | Arts
Jesse Kalisher

I was in Rwanda last April with friends Larry and Jerri - we spent 10 days there and it was, in a word, magical. Traveling with them was easy and we a...

Story Behind the Picture: Priests at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Jesse Kalisher | Posted 06.19.2016 | Arts
Jesse Kalisher

I captured this image early on in my journey as a photographer. Helen and I were amidst a year-long odyssey traveling around the world when we managed...

8 Expert-Approved Tips To Looking Fly As Hell In Your Wedding Pics

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.11.2016 | Weddings

Some of us are naturals in front of a camera -- at ease, poised and effortless. And others? Well, not so much. If you fall into the second cat...

29 Instagram Hacks From People Who Take Really Good Photos

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.17.2016 | Technology

If you want to step up your Instagram game, take better photos and curate an enviable feed, who better to ask for advice than professional photographe...

How To Take Better Photos

Hipmunk | Posted 10.29.2015 | Travel

It's only natural to want to take better photos and document the experience in order to relive it down the road (and--let's be honest--it's fun to show off a little on Instagram). But not all photos are created equal.

8 Tips for Posting Better Instagram Travel Pics

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

I don't mean to brag...but I saw a DRASTIC increase in attention from my Instagram pics after I learned how to actually take good pictures. Instagram is an art, and I don't care how weird I sound saying that.

10 Ways to Take Epic Travel Photos Alone

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 08.05.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Is it really that hard to believe that a young female would be traveling on her own, without the financial aid or company of a man? Apparently it is, because whenever I post a photo with just me in it when I'm traveling, at least one person says, "Who's taking the picture?"

11 Tips for Better Holiday Photo Cards

Andrea Reiser | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Andrea Reiser

Someone's always having a bad hair day or isn't in the mood to smile or the shirt they really wanted to wear was rolled up in a ball in the laundry hamper with a big stain. It takes literally hundreds of shots to get one useable photo. But in the end, it's worth it.

Travel Photography How-Tos: Directing Subjects

Megan Snedden | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

I was on assignment in Fiji when I met a reputable photographer who had no compunction about demanding his subjects remove their shirts. I was shocked...

Expedition Photography (for Beginners!): 9 Tips for Better Travel Photos

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Still daunted by settings and white balance, I shot in auto mode but I did try and pay attention to composition and create images that would help me tell a story.

Before You Post Your Next Selfie, Read This: 3 Tips for Face Flattering Photos

Heather Hummel | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

So you say you're not photogenic? That the camera puts on unwanted pounds? Or you're just too camera shy? From the Facebook news feeds I see, this isn't the case anymore. People are photographing themselves in selfies and group photos and are sharing them all over social media.

6 Photography Tips I Learned From a Wildlife Photographer You Can Use Anywhere, Anytime [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

"If you think about the actual reason, the story you want to tell, you will be in a much better position to convey this to the people looking at your images."

How to Take Better Travel Photos

Elevate Destinations | Posted 12.31.2013 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

As a professional travel photographer, I have had the privilege to travel and work in over 48 countries. The circumstances are often stressful, and time is always limited. To ensure a successful shoot, I always follow these five steps.

Secrets to Taking Better Photos

Scott Mowbray | Posted 09.26.2013 | Arts
Scott Mowbray

For years I'd ben alienated by photo advice books. Then I met George. he guy you can hand your point-and-shoot camera to and he'll take a better picture than you just took with exactly the same camera 60 seconds ago. Without adjusting anything on the camera.

How To Take The Perfect Selfie

| Posted 04.22.2013 | Teen

By Danielle Want to get the most ‘likes’ on your newest Instagram photo? You could easily take a cute photo of yourself with your friends from ...

Shooting a Greyhound Race: 5 Things You'll Learn (PHOTOS)

Rachel Hogue | Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts
Rachel Hogue

2012-05-07-ScreenShot20120507at10.35.jpg There I was, brand new entry-level dSLR in hand, ready and willing to learn, expecting to come home with a memory card full of great pictures. All you need to do is use a fast shutter speed, right?

Photo Tip: One Shot or Many Shots

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Heinrich van den Berg


Photo Tip: Polarizing Filter

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Heinrich van den Berg


Photo Tip: How to Freeze a Wing

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Heinrich van den Berg


Helping America Take Better Snapshots

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

Seems like everyone's a photographer these days. Take a stroll through any New York neighborhood and you'll generally see a few Canons and Nikons in a...

Could a Photograph Really Improve a Woman's Business?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

"I believe that we as a society live most of the time in our heads. And there is so much wisdom in the body, and the soul too. This feels especially true for women."