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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Professional portraits shot using a water drop for a lens

Forget expensive lenses with fancy coatings and special lens elements – photographer Robin de Puy took these portraits using just a water drop for a lens.

The Atlantic celebrates summer with delightful kite photos

In case you were looking for any more inspiration to go fly one.

Haunting black-and-white images from Belgrade show a modern refugee crisis

Danish photographers Ulrik Hasemann and Mathias Svold spent time documenting the 75,000 refugees currently in Serbia's capitol city. Most are young men from conflict zones in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Air Koryo's aging airliners are beautiful, scary time-capsules

Air Koryo started flying in 1952, and much of its current fleet still dates from the 1960s. Danish commercial photographer Arthur Mebius has taken 24 flights on some of its oldest airplanes, so you don't have to.

Through the lens of black women photographers

'Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora' is a new photographic publication that aims to include the perspectives of black women photographers.

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography part 5: examples and comparison

In the fifth and final part of his series of articles on aerial photography, Erez Marom recaps some of his most formative experiences.

Stories behind the images: Magnum Photos opens its vaults

Magnum Photos is 70 years old, and it's celebrating with a series of international exhibitions. The BBC has gone behind the scenes with 15 images from the Magnum archives.

Interview: Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas on why print matters

The pervasive nature of our digital world makes photos books and zines all the more powerful.

Filmmaker who lost an eye replaces it with a working camera

It sounds like science fiction, but it's for real. It can even stream video. It also raises a few questions about privacy issues.

The first photo shared from a phone just turned 20

In 1997, Philippe Kahn changed the way we share images forever when he used a Casio QV-10, flip phone and his laptop to email a photo of his newborn daughter.

Magnum Photos announces new investors, aims to modernize business

Faced with profitability challenges, Magnum Photos is accepting outside investment for the first time in its 70-year history.

Photographer travels the world to find its most stunning libraries

Let's hope that Thibaud Poirier remembered to turn off the autofocus 'beep' on his camera first.

Nat Geo photographer emphasizes important role of photography in conservation

Veteran wildlife photographer Nick Nichols talks with TIME about the power of images in promoting conservation of wild animals and, more importantly, the land they thrive on.

Turning the Black Sea blue: NASA's image of the day shows phytoplankton bloom

NASA's appropriately-named Aqua satellite is orbiting the earth at an altitude of 438 miles. And of course there's a camera onboard.

'That's me!' Guardian interviews girl in famous Bruce Davidson photo

When Bruce Davidson visited Wales in the mid 1960s, a young Cheryl Winterson was playing in the street, oblivious to the presence of the Magnum photographer.

The story behind 'viral' New York Times photograph of Comey testimony

All of the remote cameras in the world are no substitute for some gut instinct and a good monopod.

'Dusty' photos on display at London gallery

From moments that changed the political landscape forever, to a crowd watching the demolition of a Kodak plant, a new exhibition explores the images captured through clouds of dust.

'This is not Porn' website collects photos that won't get you fired

The Verge interviews the man whose 'This is Not Porn' website showcases rare celebrity photos, notably from Bond and Star Wars films. Don't worry, they're work safe.

Close to home: photographers reflect on taking pictures of family

When there's a Magnum photographer in the family, your photo album looks a little bit different.

Long Shot 2017 is Saturday, June 10th. Will you be shooting?

One of the ways we celebrate the arrival of summer is with the Photographic Center Northwest's (PCNW) Long Shot – a global 24-hour photo shoot that is open to anyone, anywhere, with any camera (yes, including your phone). Will you be shooting with us?

NPR's Terry Gross talks with conservation photographer Paul Nicklen

Find out what happens when a 1,000-pound predator tries to befriend you.

Benjamin Von Wong sheds light on child hunger

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong is focusing his camera on an issue facing many children in America: food insecurity.

Photographer takes 100-day road trip through Trump's America

Photographer Naomi Harris spent the first 100 days of the Trump administration traveling America, interviewing and photographing the people she met, to find out how they voted – and why.

So much for that idea: Swiss village lifts photography ban after story goes viral

Just days after 'banning' photography, the Swiss village of Bergüm has, not surprisingly, reversed course.

Amusement park photos from the past

The Seattle Times published a slideshow of images from summers past at a now-defunct local amusement park. The rides look familiar, but don't expect much in the way of seatbelts.

Will the robot revolution make photographers extinct?

According to a website set up to track such things, apparently not. But models, on the other hand, should be worried...

Sony World Photography Awards 2018 opens with new categories and grants

The $30,000 prize pot has been augmented this year with a new series of grants that aim to allow winning photographers to undertake projects during the next year.

Exhibit recognizes legendary Hong Kong street photographer Fan Ho

The work of the late street photographer (and actor/director) Fan Ho is being shown at an exhibition in his native Hong Kong. Thirty images, along with the Rolleiflex that he used almost exclusively, will be on display.

Photo of Kathy Griffin posing with bloodied Trump mask causes controversy

Photographer Tyler Shields' image of Kathy Griffin holding a Trump mask made to look like a decapitated head has not gone over altogether well.

New regulations aim to end harassment of tourists by photographers at Indian monuments

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is changing its photography policy such that only licensed commercial photographers can snap photos of tourists at the more than 3600 monuments it manages.

Rare collection of first female photographer's cyanotype algae photos goes on display

A museum in the Netherlands recently acquired a collection of photography pioneer Anna Atkins' work documenting British algae.

Photographer shoots 888 professional portraits in 7,092 seconds

Photographer Linda Köhler-Sandring used a mobile studio setup to photograph 888 subjects in exactly the same style and lighting for speedy capture and editing. 

Photography proves therapeutic for war veterans

Military veterans in Spokane, WA are working with doctors and psychiatrists to use photography as therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

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