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Capturing the Night Sky in Zermatt

It’s 3:30 a.m. and I’m marching onward through the bare streets of Zermatt with my camera and tripod packed away in my backpack, on a mission to find darkness. Like most places that I...

3 Photography Tips I Always Share

Wesley Verhoeve is a professional photographer, co-founder of The Observers, and currently curates the Process newsletter. The following article is a re-publication of edition 008 of Process.  One of the things I love most about...

7 Things to Know About Being a Wildlife Photographer

When I asked George Turner what made being a wildlife photographer worth it for him, his answer was simple. “Spending time with animals.” He then told me about a time recently when he observed a...

The Photography of Paul Zizka: Driven to Explore

Wind howling into the hungry mouth of an icy cave; skates carving the untouched ice of an alpine lake; a climber’s silhouette under the curve of a glowing comet tail. The dynamic photography of...
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Follow These Black Photographers & Influencers Who Inspire Us

Are you a Black photographer who is available for hire? Sign up to the #HireBlackPhotographers database from @diversifyphoto. Coming to terms with the extent of colonialist thinking in travel, media, and art is long overdue,...

Dave Mullen Jr. and the Geometry Club

Dave Mullen Jr. always had a slight obsession with alignment and a penchant for neat and consistent design. So when he started using photography as a means to capture the architectural detail of his...

My Kodak Moment on Top of the Rockies

I was standing on a pile of white shale rocks in the middle of nowhere, some 12,000 feet above sea level. The wind was unforgivingly cold that afternoon, nearly pushing me over the ridge...
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In the Cockpit with Iceland’s Volcano Pilot

The first time I visited Iceland was in the spring of 2016. Like many who have been there, I was completely blown away by its wild beauty. I was certain that I would return...

How to Get Out of a Photography Rut: Separating Instagram from Photography

It goes without saying that photography existed before Instagram. The social media app popularized sharing photos with your friends, and it has undoubtedly inspired an interest in hobby and professional photography in me and...

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