What is False Color?

Using false color is one of the more interesting ways to gauge the exposure of a picture; think of it as having a special Instagram filter that changes original colours (or true colors) that the camera shows after being … READ MORE


Nobody could deny the power of pictures. They promote empathy and images seem to be ideal tools for cultivating emotional identification with others. But what we should not ignore is that some artistic pictures are controversial. This brings out the … READ MORE


Nobody can deny the power of pictures. They evoke empathy and are tools for cultivating emotional identification with others. But perhaps the strongest photos are those that are controversial. This brings out the classical question: What a role should a … READ MORE

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The Oldest Photos in the World

Photography has been around for a while.

Pinhole cameras” were even described by Chinese philosophers and Greek mathemeticians as far back as 500BC. But it wasn’t until the early 1800s that we saw our first permanent photographs. Let’s take a READ MORE

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A few months ago, I noticed that we had some posts that I felt were under performing. So I set about to brush them up a bit and see if I could increase their hits with a bit of SEO tweaking. I choose 10 posts, and applied a variety of changes to them. Mostly, I focused on keywords in the Page Title. I also focused the Meta Description on vital keywords relevant to the post.
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The Best Food Photography Studio in the World?

Studios. Every photographer wishes they had one. Those that have them sometimes hardly ever use them (me!). Those you would think certainly have them, sometimes don’t (Strobist!).

Well, who knew a photography studio could be 100% dedicated to food, but … READ MORE

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The A-Team shoots Berry at Lotus Mountain

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Behind the scenes © Jesse Warren

Last weekend, the Aputure Team went on a photoshoot at Lotus Mountain, a popular local landmark/park here in Shenzhen.

About 15 members of our team got together with their cameras in tow, while one … READ MORE

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Hubble is partially known for it's Deep Field photographs - those looking at tiny points in the sky, deep into space and time. One startling thing to note - to examine the entire sky at the same detail as these images would take over a million years. Starting in 1995, several deep field photos have been made. Let's go through them...
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