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On the Value of a 365-Day Photography Project

Easter Sunday in Saint Louis was the ideal day for a 365 project. The sky was dialed to maximum blue, and the cirrus and cumulus clouds danced together in celestial harmony, floating lazily above our park’s decked out crabapple, cherry, redbud, dogwood, and other flowering trees.

15 Hours Inside a Small Photo Blind

Everything outside the small photo blind is silent except for the two ravens perched on the top of a dead tree cawing and a few flies quietly buzzing around. I've mounted the 500mm lens on the camera and pointed it towards the pine trees far away. My huge, directional Sennheiser microphone is aimed in the same direction.

How I Got Better at Photography

Two years ago, I splurged some money and bought a camera because I'd always wanted to try to take pictures of the stars. The left photo above was the only decent picture out of 700 taken on my first clueless attempt. The right photo was taken about 2 weeks ago. Don't let your dreams be dreams.

5 Reasons Landscape Photographers Have a Screw Loose

My name is Scott Davenport, and I'm a landscape photographer. And I'm part of a crazy lot. I had this realization during a sleep deprived afternoon. My hazy mind was trying to get me through the rest of the day. It was also trying to comprehend how I arrived at the miserable state I was in.

How To Do A 365 Photo Project Without Failing

I'm a photography addict...and happy to admit it! So how did this addiction take hold? Well, it's all down to something I've been doing every single day for the last eight years: a 365 project. And it still hasn't ended yet!

Photographer Shows the 4 Seasons of Melbourne in a Single Frame

Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Alexander Chin recently completed an impressive project that deals with the passage of time. Over the course of 3 years between March 2013 and February 2016, he repeatedly visited iconic locations in Melbourne and captured a timelapse in each season of the year.

He then edited the 4 seasons together into one frame to create the mesmerizing time-lapse video above, titled "The Four Seasons of Melbourne."

This Snowflake Photo Took 2,500 Hours to Create

Snowflakes have become an obsession of mine as an extreme macro photographer, but I never thought I would be able to take it this far: 2,500 hours of work across 5 years, all presented as a single composite photo titled “The Snowflake”:

This Guy Has Taken a Picture of Everything His Right Hand Has Touched For the Past 11 Years

Quite a few lifelogging cameras and services have emerged in the past few years, but one Italian guy in Sweden has been doing it much, much longer than that -- and in a strange way, to boot. 36-year-old Alberto Frigo has snapped a photo of every object his right hand has touched for the past 11 years. His project is titled "Images of the artifacts used by the main hand."