What's better for a mid-week pick-up than looking at some truly awesome photos? It's like a very short and cheap holiday for your eyes. So feast your peepers on the fantastic pics, advice and expert info that populate five of our favourite blogs and websites that cover all things image capture.
Exactly what it says on the tin. Every day the photo-loving folk over at the iconic magazine select a fabulous shot for your enjoyment and craft a month-by-month collection of spectacular images that show our world in all its wonderful and sometimes terrible glory. Bookmarking this one is a no brainer.
Not the catchiest name on the planet admittedly, but this sensational blog offers photographic education and inspiration in equal, generous measure. With tutorials, advice and stories from top photographers, along with stunning images and the added bonus that they don't take themselves too seriously (see the article '30 adorable pictures of penguins hanging out together' for a prime and incredibly cute example).
Reg Saddler is just a man who loves his photography. He's also a man who's on Google+, but we'll forgive him that for the joy of browsing his curated collection of fabulous pics he finds and shares from around the world wide web. He's managed to gather over 113,000 likeminded followers who appreciate his efforts so far. Nice going Reg.
Scott Kelby is a busy guy. Not only is the Florida-based photographer President of KelbyOne, an online educational community for Photographers, Photoshop and Lightroom users, as well as the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, a published author and Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo to boot, he also finds time to share his expert-level photo-taking and retouching knowledge through this pretty cool blog. Check it out, you won't be sorry.
In photojournalism circles Joe McNally is a bit of a legend. His 35 year career took him to 60 countries in stints as staff photographer for LIFE magazine and on assignment with National Geographic, TIME and Newsweek to name but a few. This sensationally versatile photographer has seen it (and snapped it) all, and he shares these eye-opening experiences and his eye-delighting images on his blog along with tech reviews and advice for other photographers. What a nice bloke.
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