Compose More Extraordinary Images, Advice from Ansel Adams and the Best Wildlife Photographs of the Year: Our Top Blog Posts from October 24 - 28

As you gear up for Halloween fun, take a minute to check out this week's top blog posts!

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The Breathtaking Winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY/INSPIRATION: The 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards were recently presented by the British Natural History Museum and the award-winning photographs are impressive to say the least! Take a look at them all over at Business Insider, especially if you're a wildlife photographer looking for inspiration for your next shoot!

Unbelievably Stunning Pictures of Real, Raw Beauty from India and Nepal

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: If you're a travel photographer, one of your goals is to capture the culture of a place through your photographs. If you're in a rut, check out photographer Mihaela Noroc's collection of portraits from around India and Nepal on Vogue. These striking photographs are a great way to get your creativity flowing again!

Dad Turns His 6-Year-Old Son's Drawings Into Reality

FOR LAUGHS: Here's one to lead you into the weekend on a laugh! Check out the results when a Dad used Photoshop to turn his 6 year-old son's drawings of animals into reality. You'll want to share this one with your photographer friends!

To Niche, or Not to Niche

PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS: If your photography business is struggling, have you ever considered that you may have too diverse of a clientele? Read about how photographer Dani Miller narrowed the focus of her business to just babies, children and maternity portraits and was able to thrive on Professional Photographer.

This Wearable Badge Links to Software That Could Blur Your Face in Unwanted Social Media Photos

PRIVACY/TECHNOLOGY: Business Insider breaks the news about the development of a badge that, when worn in a photo, would signal to social media software to blur the face of the person that has the badge on. The 'Do Not Snap Badge' may come into play for photographers in the future. Check it out and see what you think!

 

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Chris Homer is PPA's SEO & Web Specialist, which basically makes Google Analytics his best friend. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Chris cheers passionately (and obnoxiously) for the Bulldogs in all things from football to checkers. When he's not hard at work on PPA's websites, you'll find Chris at auto racing events around the southeast, where he's known as a master architect of tent villages.