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World Press Photo to Debut New Photo Contest With No Rules


The prestigious World Press Photo contest has been tarnished in recent years by findings of inappropriate staging and digital manipulation of photos. So, the organizers have come up with a solution: there will soon be a new separate contest that does away with all the rules. World Press Photo announced …

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‘Afghan Girl’ Goes from Nat Geo Cover to Police Mugshot


The woman known as “Afghan Girl” has been arrested in Pakistan for using a fake identity card and living in the country illegally. 46-year-old Sharbat Gulla (also known as Sharbat Bibi) became internationally famous as a young girl after being discovered by photographer Steve McCurry at a refugee camp back …

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8 Tips for Leaving a Light Footprint as a Travel Photographer


“Take only photos, leave nothing but footprints.” We’ve probably all heard the saying, but what does it mean? Basically ‘take only photos, leave nothing but footprints’ means to make as little impact on an environment as possible. As a travel photographer I’m always doing my best to work with humility, …

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