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Interviews, news and tips from Photocrowd and the community

How breaking the rules gave Tony Antoniou macro photography success!

Photocrowd winner talks about lying in a muddy field for hours, not getting on with darkroom processing and the importance of breaking the rules.

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Instagram Friday 10: blossoms, lions and ladybirds

Spring unashamedly dominates this week's Instagram Friday. Hurray to spring!

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5 great photography videos from Trey Ratcliffe, Museum of London and more…

Mirrorless vs. DSLR, the controversy of the Vivian Maier phenomenon, and why a wide-angle lens can ruin a landscape photo.

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Instagram Friday 9: telephones, sharks and misty roads

Old telephones, shark fins and misty roads in this week's Instagram Friday.

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Member spotlight: Nick Jackson discusses his excellent wildlife photography plus more...

Photocrowd winner Nick Jackson on photographing wildlife, inspirational conversations with strangers and why he loves HDR.

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Instagram Friday 8: windows, horses and cool green bugs

Window watching, horse jumping, and cool green bugs in this week's edition of Photocrowd's Instagram Friday.

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Member spotlight: José Rizo on communicating the feeling of flight in photography

Photocrowd winner José María Ocaña Rizo on communicating the feeling of flight in photography, the influence of Renoir on his work, and why he loves using a fisheye lens.

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Roundup of the best 5 photography videos of the last 2 weeks

Welcome to a new feature on the Photocrowd blog! Starting today, every two weeks we will be sharing our favourite photography videos from the previous two weeks.

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Instagram Friday 7: sunlit streets, chirpy birds and handsome rowers

Sunlit streets, chirpy birds and handsome rowers in this week's edition of Instagram Friday.

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11 tips for great gig photography by expert music photographer Francesca Moore

Taking photos at live concerts can be tricky and frustrating, and the results are often disappointing. Here Francesca Moore, top music photographer and the Expert Judge in our Music contest, shares her wisdom of how to take great gig photos.

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Member spotlight: Mark Chivers talks about his lifelong love affair with photography

Photocrowd winner Mark Chivers talks about his childhood obsession with photography, trying to master time-lapse, and finding that one perfect shot.

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Instagram Friday 6: street dancing, night swimming and cool reflections

Street dancing, night swimming and cool reflections in this week's edition of Photocrowd's Instagram Friday.

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Member spotlight: Sam Cox talks gear-addiction, his love of abstract photography and more

Photocrowd winner Sam Cox talks gear-addiction, his love of abstract photography, and disagreeing with Jim Richardson.

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Instagram Friday 5: moths, cats and very cool hats

Moths, cats and very cool hats in this edition of Photocrowd's Instagram Friday.

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Member spotlight: Simon Lewis talks light painting, benefits of the digital age and more

Photocrowd winner Simon Lewis talks light painting, benefits of the digital age and being overwhelmed by the amount of photographic talent on the Internet.

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An interview with Liam Bailey, professional photographer and Photocrowd co-founder

Liam Bailey, photographer and Expert Judge for our Things of Desire assignment, talks about photography as collecting, the importance of the mundane and taking things out of context.

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Instagram Friday 4: cool reflections, birds and scenic mountains

Cool reflections, birds and scenic mountains in this week's Instagram Friday.

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Member spotlight: Dan Beinart tells us why he loves his mirrorless camera, and more!

Photocrowd winner Dan Beinart talks about the virtue of stubbornness, what he learnt from Cartier-Bresson and why he loves his mirrorless camera.

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14 secrets of successful street photography by expert Paul Bence

Professional photographer and Photocrowd member Paul Bence is our Expert Judge for the current Street Photography contest. Paul has over 10 years of experience under his belt and some breathtaking imagery to show for it. Here he shares with us his top tips for how to take great photos on the street.

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8 tips for successful pet photography by Sophie Gamand

Sophie Gamand, the photographer behind the hugely popular Wet Dog series and Photocrowd's Expert Judge in our Pet Portraits contest, shares her ABC of pet photography.

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Instagram Friday 3: punks, building cranes and bugs

Punks, building cranes and bugs in this weeks's edition of Photocrowd's Instagram Friday.

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Member spotlight: Sarah Wyld talks darkrooms, digital and photographing Bob Dylan!

In this week's member interview with Photocrowd members Sarah Wyld talks about the discipline of the darkroom, the frustrations of going digital and photographing Bob Dylan.

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Expert judge Sue Barr on the challenges of photographing Italian motorways

Sue Barr, one of Photocrowd's Expert Judges, on the purpose and challenges of photographing Italian motorways.

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Instagram Friday 2: seagulls, lettuce patches and wintry roads

Seagulls, lettuce patches and wintry roads in this week's edition of Photocrowd's Instagram Friday.

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