Verona Challenge, Anna and Mirko Face-Off

Verona Challenge, Anna and Mirko Face-Off

Creative photographers love play time. We need it. When intense work periods tie up most of our days and nights, it's important that we get out in the sunshine and have fun. So fellow Aperture photographer Mirko Fin and Anna Volpi met in Verona for out latest installment of Photographer Face-Off.

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The most photogenic beach in Melbourne

The most photogenic beach in Melbourne

The seaside suburb of Brighton is one of Melbourne's most affluent and has a long history as a beachfront destination. Therefore, Dendy Street Beach has always been the place to be. It isn't necessarily the easiest beach to get to, but it is undoubtedly the most iconic and photographed beach in Melbourne. And with good reason too.

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Chinese New Year in Singapore

Chinese New Year in Singapore

The mood in Singapore is festive and there is a lot going on with extravagant processions, colourful lanterns, energetic lion dancing, loud firecrackers and massive fireworks displays. People are on the streets shopping for presents, chatting to one another over slices of mandarin oranges for good luck or feasting on special dishes. This is Chinese New Year in Singapore.

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Best place to photograph the Louvre

Best place to photograph the Louvre

From its beginnings as a medieval fortress protecting the Franks from the Vikings to being the residence of the King before becoming the largest museum in the world, the Louvre has had a fanciful history with many ups and down. With such an iconic building in front of you, it can be a daunting task to photograph. So, where does one start?

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The Best Cities to Explore in 2017

The Best Cities to Explore in 2017

The New Year is upon us at last and it brings new opportunities for exciting travels, but where to? We've curated a selection of the best photo essays we've made over the past year to inspire your travels. Make sure you get the most out of your upcoming trips and come away with better photographs. Where are you shooting in 2017?

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Between meals in Venice

Between meals in Venice

In Italy, it's always time to eat and drink. So much so they have their own weird drink sizes, in case you only want a tiny glass of wine. While you're drinking, you're going to want to nibble on something. Let's go through these adult beverage sizes and morsels and the best places to find them so you can navigate the Canal city with joy.

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Where to shoot the Melbourne Skyline

Where to shoot the Melbourne Skyline

Melbourne's Skyline is one of the most impressive in the world. With 100 buildings over 100m and 30 of those designated as skyscrapers, it makes it one of the world's top 25 tallest cities. But with so many angles, where is the best place to shoot Marvellous Melbourne? We've collated our favourite spots to shoot the skyline.

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Carriageworks Farmers Market

Carriageworks Farmers Market

As soon as you walk into the former Eveleigh Rail Yards, you can feel the enthusiasm of the weekly Farmers Market. Locals bustle along the hall snapping up samples of fresh produce directly from local farmers. The energy is palpable, and it is precisely this energy that makes the Carriageworks Farmers Market such a treat to visit and photograph.

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London Cityscapes

London Cityscapes

When one thinks of cityscapes, London immediately draws to mind. The skyline is so instantly recognisable thanks to the many landmarks we all know so well, both old and new. With icons that have stood seemingly before memory can recall, contrasted with the modern world. Explore London's cityscape.

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Singapore Sling at Raffles

Singapore Sling at Raffles

Gentlemen were propping up the bar, a glass of whisky at hand, while ladies chattered as they enjoyed gin and tonic. Just kidding! Ladies were prohibited from drinking in public in 1915 Singapore. Their vice was fruit juice… or so they wanted you to think.

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A Tale of Two Londons

A Tale of Two Londons

London and the City of London are two entirely separate places, connected with a strange and unique history. Commonly referred to as the Square Mile, or simply The City, it is geographically located inside of, but not a part of, Greater London and enjoyed a history that pre-dates the English unification by a couple of hundred years.

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Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Visiting the gardens is not only a spring time event. The gardens are open from March until November and charge constantly throughout the year. Monet himself dedicated himself to the documenting the french countryside and would continually paint the same scenes at various points of the year. Focusing on the shifting light and the passing of the seasons. 

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We’ve updated our photography e-booklet

We’ve updated our photography e-booklet

We've updated our e-booklet again. Our comprehensive 124 page guide to everything photography related covers technical aspects, composition, portraiture and night photography. We've added new photos for better comprehension and added sections dedicated to aperture. Download it free from Aperture Tours.

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Photographer Face-off - Luxembourg Challenge

Photographer Face-off - Luxembourg Challenge

Everyone sees the same thing differently, so when we put our best photographers together in the Jardin du Luxembourg they took very different photographs. There is never a right or wrong way to take a photograph, only different points of view. Which style do you enjoy the best?

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Montmartre, the village of Paris

Montmartre, the village of Paris

There is no neighborhood more magical than Montmartre. It’s not the Sacré-Coeur nor Moulin Rouge that keep me endlessly walking the hill of Montmartre, but it’s the winding streets that truly draw me in. These streets hold wild stories and a unique perspective around every corner.

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Let Them Eat Cake!

Let Them Eat Cake!

From the very moment you arrive at the statue of King Louis XIV at the entrance of Versailles you understand the following will be nothing short of an extravagant experience. Everything is layered in luxury, and the former royalty of France were no strangers to opulence… and cake.

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Is a full frame camera really worth it? D610 vs D7100 Real World Test

  Is a full frame camera really worth it? D610 vs D7100 Real World Test

I use my camera everyday for 6 years, that's a lot of clicks, 148,558 to be exact. So I am in the market for a new camera. My dilemma: full frame, or cropped frame? So I took both on a test drive around Paris to see the real world differences.

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