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Daily Archives: August 15, 2014

Meet the Top 30 Most Influential Photographers on the Web

From The Huffington Post

Ansel Adams once said that, “You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” Photography is a visual medium that permeates our culture, and especially the digital space. While words may be the backbone of the internet, images are what give it pizzazz and intrigue. As much as 93 percent of engaging posts on sites like Facebook have pictures attached. Thanks in part to engaged and talented photographers, the web is a beautiful place to explore.

Making one’s mark online as a photographer takes a lot more than photographic genius, it also requires a keen social presence and the ability to connect with varied audiences. These visual superstars must master the art of social followings, providing valuable insights about the industry in addition to sharing their inspiring photos. These are the photographers that continuously transform and shape the industry, carving out future trends and alerting the masses to new technologies and techniques….READ MORE


To assist the millions of professional and amateur photographers looking to improve their craft and their social followings, I asked these experts about the social trends and online photography tips. Below are some of the most significant insights from the top 30 experts.

Lesson #1: Storytelling Is the Key to Viral Images……..

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24 Mysterious And Chilling Pictures Of Abandoned Buildings From The Soviet Union

British photographer Rebecca Litchfield travelled across the former USSR to capture these remarkable images of decaying public buildings in deserted towns. Taken from the book Soviet Ghosts.







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