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Weekly Community Update: Our Favorite Photos From the #PAPhotoChallenge
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Weekly Community Update: Our Favorite Photos From the #PAPhotoChallenge

Last month, we challenged you to 30 days of creativity, and you delivered absolutely breathtaking and creative images. We have featured some of them in the app but missed so many others that we wanted to give a little love to those artists. Table of Contents #ColorGradient #Collage #Minimal #Texture #DynamicTension #Clone#Monochrome #Bokeh#Fisheye #Stretch #ColorGradient

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Photo Editing Is Best With Friends
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Photo Editing Is Best With Friends

We like to do things alone. We enjoy meals in airports waiting for our flight. Walks through our neighborhoods help us clear our heads. Watching a movie by ourselves helps us indulge in fantasies we hold dear. Being solitary is awesomely valuable to help us recollect our thoughts through moments of peace. “Me time” is

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How to Capture Culture in Photos
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How to Capture Culture in Photos

As we continue to celebrate National Photography Month, we’re sharing tips on how to best capture culture in your photos by interviewing San Francisco-based photographer Spencer Brown. His work is both within the editorial and the fine arts world, and incorporates unscripted expression and dynamic composition while exploring decisive moments. He shares, “The majority of my contract work is editorial,

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How Community Has Changed Photography
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How Community Has Changed Photography

Think back to the mid 1800s. Cameras were just becoming a “thing.” The first photograph was snapped in 1814 by Joseph Nicephore Niepce and ever since then, photography has become the lynchpin of billion dollar industries. Film. Television. Movies. Smartphones. Computers. Magazines. Newspapers. Our newfound ability to truly represent the world around us was fascinating and

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5 Tips for Shooting Black and White Photos
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5 Tips for Shooting Black and White Photos

Black and white photos allow the audience to focus on the details they may have easily overlooked in a colored version. When you purely focus on bringing out the intricacies of any texture, pattern or contrast through lighting and composition, you’ll discover a whole new side of a familiar subject. Shooting in black and white is a

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A Brief History of the Camera
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A Brief History of the Camera

The title of this article says it all. It’s time to get to know the ancestors of your beloved smart phone! 1. The Camera Obscura The camera obscura,  Latin for “dark room,” is the first step of innovations to what would eventually become the modern camera. It was more of a projector than a camera, really,

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Happy National Photography Month From PicsArt!
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Happy National Photography Month From PicsArt!

We’re very excited to usher in National Photography Month (naturally, as a mobile photo editing app) because it means celebrating something we all love — photography! And it means celebrating YOU, our creators! (Can you tell how excited we are though, really!!?) We have a great many things planned for you, starting today (be sure

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Weekly Community Update: Celebrate Photography Month!
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Weekly Community Update: Celebrate Photography Month!

Here at PicsArt, every month is photography month, but in May, we get to put on our party hats and make it official. Happy National Photography Month! All month long, we will focus on celebrating the art of photography and the amazing ways in which a photograph can bring back memories, connect us to each

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A 30-Day Photo Challenge to Inspire Your Creativity!
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A 30-Day Photo Challenge to Inspire Your Creativity!

One of PicsArt’s goals is to be a constant inspiration for all things photography-related (I think we do a great job, no?). And since it’s almost National Photography Month, we decided to up the ante and bring on the excitement full force. So this May (T-minus 4 days), join us on a 30-Day #PAPhotoChallenge! Every

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