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Harrowing image from Venezuela named 2018 World Press Photo of the Year (NSFW)

A harrowing image from a violent clash with police during a protest in Venezuela has been awarded 2018 World Press Photo of the Year.

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why you're not as good a photographer as you think you are

London-based photographer and YouTuber Jamie Windsor explains how a phenomenon known as the Dunning-Kruger Effect can hinder your growth as a photographer.

NEA report reveals photography industry's contribution to US economy

A report from the National Endowment for the Arts shows that photography and photo-finishing services contributed $10.2 billion to the US economy in 2015.

Photo story of the week: Flowing under a solar storm

Erez Marom shares the details behind this beautiful aurora photograph, captured on Haukland Beach in the Lofoten Islands, Arctic Norway, on a moonless evening.

Photo story of the week: Locomotion

Photographer Drew Hopper share the story behind this photo, which was captured on the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam. For Drew, the best way to capture the bustle of Hoi An's streets was to lean into it, pulling movement into his street photography.

Pro Services: Are they worth it?

Canon, Nikon and now Sony offer programs to support pro photographers. What's the value of joining up? And should you?

Photographer struck by rally car while standing near track corner

An incident involving a photographer struck by a car during the outdoor racing event Sno*Drift Rally has spurred discussion and criticism over shooting practices in risky situations.

Biospheres with a spherical camera: the Theta V at Amazon HQ

Inside the newly-opened biospheres near DPR's office, Carey Rose found the perfect opportunity to try out the Ricoh Theta V and take a second try at wrapping his head around 360 photography.

Photographing in Daulatdia: The world's largest brothel town

Documentary photographer Giora Dan describes his experience taking portraits in the world's largest brothel town in Daulatdia, Bangladesh for the Save the Children organization.

Rare Leica KE-7A military rangefinder camera for sale on eBay

The seller of this military-grade version of the Leica M4 says it's in good, working condition and is asking about $25,000 for it.

Interview: Sofi Lee is a pro shooting with vintage digital compacts

While film nostalgia reaches an all-time high, Seattle-based pro photographer Sofi Lee is turning back to 'digicams' made between 2008 and 2011.

Photo story of the week: The Milky Way over the Dolomites

Michael Shainblum shares the story behind this stunning photograph of the Milky Way rising over Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites.

Photo story of the week: A spectacular wedding shoot in Norway

Read the story behind this gorgeous wedding photo captured at Trolltunga in Norway by husband and wife duo Priscila Valentina Photography. The 14 hour hike in the rain that preceded this shot was TOTALLY worth it.

Photo story of the week: Sunrise in Burren National Park

This week's photo story features a gorgeous sunrise shot captured in Burren National Park in Ireland. Cliché? Maybe, says photographer Nicolas Alexander Otto, but it was totally worth it.

Photo story of the week: Fire and Ice

Landscape photographer Erez Marom shares the short story behind this gorgeous 2AM sunrise shot, captured on Disco Bay in Greenland.

Photo story of the week: I Am Legend

Read the story behind this beautiful portrait of a hiker standing against a foggy landscape in the forest on the isle of Yakushima.

Photo story of the week: Dubai draped in fog

Travel photographer Elia Locardi tells the story behind this gorgeous (and rare) panorama of the Dubai cityscape draped in fog.

Photo story of the week: A heartbreaking photo of a bear in a landfill

Read the story behind this tragic photo of a lone bear, sitting perfectly still, surrounded by trash at a landfill in Canada. "It took me a very long time to process this photograph after," says photographer Troy Moth, "and I’m still not sure how I feel about it."

Photo story of the week: Colors of the Arctic

Landscape photographer Erez Marom tells the story behind this beautiful, surreal looking photograph of a perfectly-reflected iceberg surrounded by sunset colors.

The clockwork lens: Lensrentals tears down famed Minolta 40-80mm F2.8 Gearbox Zoom

The Minolta MC Rokkor X 40-80mm F2.8 zoom is a unique lens, which uses a gearbox for controlling focus and zoom. Roger Cicala has been fascinated with its design for ages, and he recently got the chance to take one apart.

Photo story of the week: Swimming with Humpback whales in Tonga

Photographer Josselin Cornou tells the breathtaking story behind two beautiful photos captured while snorkeling with humpback whales in Tonga.

Photo story of the week: Hyena at Night

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas tells the story behind this night portrait of a lone hyena in front of a backdrop of stars in a remote National Park in the west of Zambia.

Photo story of the week: An epic dancer shoot in an inverted room

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel DeArco tells the story behind his epic Inverted Room dancer photoshoot: from building the set, to capturing the shot.

Photo story of the week: Drone portraits bring healing and awareness after wildfire

Award-winning photographer Jeremy Cowart tells the moving story behind this drone photograph, captured in the aftermath of the devastating wildfire in Gatlinburg, TN in 2016.

Happy World Photo Day: Photos from the staff of DPReview

Happy 2017 World Photo Day! We asked everyone on staff at DPReview to share one photo that they took within the last year that makes them jazzed on photography. Here's what we chose.

Cheap purchases that will help improve your photography

You don't have to empty your savings account to take your photography to the next level. These cheap buys cost about $50 or less, and come with outsized benefits for your photography.

Photo story of the week: Shooting portraits of the Himba people in Namibia

Sean Tucker tells the story behind these two portraits of the Himba people he captured for a personal project in Namibia.

Photo story of the week: The Purple Hour

Erez Marom tells the story behind this magical snow-laden scene, captured in Myvatn, northern Iceland under the light of a full moon.

Beautiful images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 shortlist

The Royal Museums Greenwich has announced the shortlist for its ninth annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Click through to see the shortlisted images.

Photo story of the week: Point of Transition

Erez Marom tells the story behind this beautiful photo of a Namibian Camel Thorn just being touched by the sunrise, in front of the massive sand dune.

EyeEm 2017 Photography Awards finalists revealed

EyeEm has revealed the finalists for its fourth annual photography contest, the largest competition of its kind.

New TSA procedure requires cameras to be placed in a separate bin

Photographers who fly frequently in the US may want to finally invest in that TSA Pre-check status: in standard security lines, cameras and all other electronics larger than a smartphone will need to be placed in a separate bin for screening.

Ten expert tips for successful macro photography

In this article, expert macro photographer Thomas Shahan shares advice for successful closeup photography of bugs, insects and small animals.

Photo story of the week: Torment

Erez Marom tells the story behind this ominous photo of the sand 'reaching up' towards the mountains at Skagsanden beach in Norway. He calls this photo 'Torment.'

Winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards announced

The winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards have been announced. Here are the six photographers who took home the top prize in their respective categories.

Photo story of the week: Spires of the Arctic Night

Erez Marom tells the story behind this gorgeous sunrise photo of a spiky iceberg, captured in the waters of Greenland's Disko Bay.

Ten ways to shake 'photographer's block' for good

Fresh out of photographic zen? Follow these tips to get creatively unblocked.

This self-taught photographer is telling the stories of women across rural India

Photographer Deepti Asthana's project Women of India documents the stories of women across rural India, revealing how far behind these regions are when it comes to girls' and womens' rights.

Photo story of the week: The Shining

Photographer Erez Marom shares the story behind his photograph 'The Shining,' an incredibly fortunate shot taken during a brief cloud break at sunset in Patagonia.

2-bit astrophotography: Using a Game Boy Camera to shoot the moon and Jupiter

Astronomy and Instrumentation student Alexander Pietrow wanted to see if you could capture some astrophotography with his 2-bit Game Boy Camera. Turns out, you can!

Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers crowns competition winners

The winning image in the Creatures Great and Small Photography Competition was taken by Michelle Howell and shows an Argentinean ornate horned frog in a reflection pool.

Photographers and photo editors on the passion the drives them

For his last article as editor of the TIME LightBox photo blog, Olivier Laurent asked 13 influential photographers and photo editors to share what drives their work.

Photo story of the week: Green Mamba

In a new weekly column on DPReview, photographer Erez Marom shares the story behind some of his favorite images. This week: photographing the northern lights from Norway's Lofoten Islands.

Sony's Mavica FD71 liked floppy disks, hated magnets

In this weeks' Throwback Thursday article, Simon raises a toast to the Sony Digital Mavica FD71 - a little camera which used really big memory cards.

In pictures: America's empty railroads

Youthful trainspotter turned adult photographer, John Sanderson has traveled across the United States, documenting the country's railroads. But you won't find any trains in his pictures.

Never before seen photos of Mount St. Helens eruption found in thrift shop camera

A roll of film discovered in an Argus C2 from an Oregon Goodwill turned out to contain some incredible images – and has been re-united with the original owner's family.

Pete Souza talks about life as a presidential photographer

Photojournalist Pete Souza served as the presidential photographer for both Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. In an interview with fellow photographer Marcia Nighswander, he discusses several of his most noteworthy images.

Surfing under the northern lights

Find out how Chris Burkard shifted from editorial photography to his true passions: landscapes, conservation and, of course, surfing.

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