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Is It Time to Redefine Photography in the Name of Art?

When an article critical of excessive photo manipulation (such as replacing the sky or adding fake reflections on water) is posted on photography news websites, it often generates a flood of comments, both in agreement and disagreement.

How Richard Nixon ‘Stole’ This Photo and Twisted It Into a Campaign Slogan

American people standing up to the Soviets! America needs Nixon! These were some of the tag lines attached to this photo during Nixon’s presidential campaign in 1960. But behind every picture, there is a story. And this is one of those photos where the story is just as good as the picture.

Truths Learned After 3 Years in Stock Photography

Landscape photographer Rachel Lerch spent the past three years selling some of her photos through stock agencies. In this 20-minute video, Lerch shares all the truths she has learned about how the story photo industry works and whether it's worth getting into.

Huawei Busted for Faking Smartphone Photos Yet Again

It looks like Huawei still hasn't learned its lesson after getting caught faking smartphone photos in ads multiple times. The company's latest teaser ads for the upcoming P30 Pro smartphone imply that they show sample photos, but they don't.

Photographing the Fake Holy Men of Varanasi, India

"Where should we go?" Melissa, my girlfriend, was trying to narrow down what seemed like a mountain of possibilities-places that were worthy of exploration. After a month of repeating that same question a million times, we finally settled on India.

Are These Photographers Cheating?

Where is the line between acceptable photo manipulation and cheating in photography? That's the question photographer Jamie Windsor asks and explores in this new 12-minute video.

Tricks Food Photographers Use to Make Food Look Delicious

Food photographers have an arsenal of tricks up their sleeves to make food look delicious on camera. And more often than not, these hacks make use of non-edible products that aren't appetizing. Blossom has created an eye-opening video that reveals the dirty (sometimes literally) little tricks of food photographers.

Crying Toddler in Iconic Photo Never Separated from Mother

One of the most talked about photos in the ongoing immigration debate has been Getty Images photographer John Moore's iconic photo of a 2-year-old Honduran girl crying at the feet of her mother and a border patrol agent. It has become a symbol in the debate over family separations, but it has now come to light that the girl was never separated from her mother.

The Truth About DxOMark Camera Ratings

DxOMark's camera ratings are becoming more and more influential in the camera and smartphone industries. But how exactly do the scores work? Here's an 11-minute video in which tech personality Marques Brownlee (AKA MKBHD) shares "the truth about DxOMark smartphone ratings."

The Truth About ‘Shot on iPhone’-Style Ads

Have you ever been disappointed that your smartphone's camera doesn't quite live up to the shots seen in commercials? "Shot on a Smartphone" often tags along at the end of ads featuring beautiful, cinematic-style shots.