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A snapshot of photography as an art form; explore art museums and galleries devoted to photography, iconic photographers, the history of fine art photography and more.

  • Laura Ansbro
    Published 2 years ago
    First Time Photoshoot?

    First Time Photoshoot?

    Have you ever dreamed of having a professional photoshoot? Ever wondered what it's like to have one photo—just one photo—where you're looking in the right direction, not pulling a weird face, standing up straight?
  • Roland Barnes
    Published 2 years ago
    The 11 Most Expensive Photos at Auctions

    The 11 Most Expensive Photos at Auctions

    The most expensive photos at auctions prove that a picture is worth a thousand words and millions of dollars. To most of us, an expensive photo may cost a few hundred dollars, at most. Gaining ownership of a photo sold at auction is beyond imagining for all but the wealthiest art collectors. That doesn't mean that regular folks can't enjoy copies of these pictures, but that's not quite the same, is it? So, let's live vicariously for a few moments and take a look at the most expensive photographs sold through an auction house. If you see anything you like, maybe you can start stockpiling cash in an art fund. You never know, your favorite might go up on the block again at some point in the future. Worst case scenario, you may be able to glean some top tips for amateur photographers just by looking at them.
  • Nikkie Evans
    Published 2 years ago
    The 13 Best Fetish Photographers on Instagram

    The 13 Best Fetish Photographers on Instagram

    Fetishes are a universal phenomenon. While some people consider fetishes to be taboo, others embellish in its art and create content to share with others. With the help of social media, fetish photography has grown exponentially and is reaching audiences by the thousands, making it a normality within our culture. Content is filling our timelines with everything from pin-up dolls, erotica, latex, and much more that define fetishism. Exploring the Instagram feeds and analyzing fetish photographers opens our minds to a whole other world.
  • Samuel Block
    Published 2 years ago
    The Purpose of Art Photography

    The Purpose of Art Photography

    Nothing quite excites me the same as when I sell a photo, when someone chooses to spend, at times, a large amount of money to look at my photo for the rest of their life.
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 18)

    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 18)

    Dunluce Castle is a hidden gem on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, in between Portballintrae and Portrush and is a must visit, especially for those who follow the hit TV series of the Games of Thrones, where the seat of the House of Greyjoy is situated, and is named the great castle of Pyke, which is Dunluce Castle in disguise.
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 17)

    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 17)

    The street performers in Belfast, Northern Ireland is varied in its talent as the next few photographs will show as these acrobats from Africa demonstrate their very talented gifts in street performance and art.
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 16)

    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 16)

    As far as you can see is as flat as can be, and this no one who looks at this photograph can deny, with water always finding its level, and the mountains in the distant being 10-20 miles away, then where is the curve?
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 15)

    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 15)

    Once more I bring forth the beautiful colours of autumn, and as a bonus, the movement and flight of birds—once more taken with my Sony Carl Zeiss camera which captures movement amazingly as you can see, so this photograph captures the beauty of autumn, flight, and movement.
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 14)

    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 14)

    Taken from the top floor of the Royal Victoria Hospital, West Belfast, Belfast City, Northern Ireland, as you can see the view is amazing right across the Lower Falls Road, out to the New Lodge flats on the top left, and right down to Belfast Harbour on the top right, and even showing the Rathcoole flats behind Divis flats.
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    The GreyLag Geese of the Shankill Estate

    The GreyLag Geese of the Shankill Estate

    Those who have read my other stories and seen the photographs that go along with them, will have seen some of these photographs before, but they are included in this story because this is the amazing story of the Greylag Geese of the Lower Shankill Estate, Shankill Road, Belfast City, Northern Ireland.
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 13)

    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 13)

    Autumn has to be one of the most beautiful seasons in the year, with spring coming in a close second, but for me, autumn is the winner for it colours and beauty be she goes to sleep until spring, and new life begins from old bodies, especially in the grandfather and mother trees.
  • Aunidan Christi KPGS
    Published 2 years ago
    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 12)

    Photography at Its Best (Pt. 12)

    As you are walking up the hill to Scrabo Tower, overlooking Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland, you begin to appreciate the actual size of one of my ancestor's buildings.