On July 28, 2015, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite captured images of algal blooms around the Great Lakes, visible as swirls of green in this image of Lake St. Clair and in western Lake Erie.
You’re usually out snapping away at flora and fauna, so why not use those photos to help document our world? Add your nature shots to iNaturalist and help increase the already huge online database of plants, furry creatures and creepy crawlies. Upload your photo, tag the location and name the organism if you can. No […]
Time-lapse videos are a spectacle to behold and have been taking the photography world by storm the last several years. Not to be outdone, Andrew Studer spent more than two years photographing the Pacific Northwest to create a mesmerizing video showing the sheer beauty of nature and its might. Comprising an estimate 85,000 photos, Andrew says […]
Polarizing filters are almost mandatory for landscape photography, but they have a few drawbacks. The first is obvious: the hassle of having to carry filters with your to fit each lens. The second is not quite as obvious but has a vital impact: loss of light within your scene. Olympus is aiming to change that […]
Adam Birkan, a freelance editorial photographer currently based in Cincinnati, recently returned after a one-year stint in Southeast Asia. Shortly after graduating college, he moved to Bangkok with few resources, motivated by the desire to build a portfolio abroad. Birkan, a Magnum 30 Under 30, has had recent assignments with Bloomberg Businessweek and The New […]
The setting had been picked out — all that was needed was an aurora.
These hot summer days make us want to jump in a lake (or pool – or river – or ice chest) to keep cool. But let’s face it, wet cameras make for sad photographers. We’ve been packing our gear in our favorite waterproof cases to document our summer adventures. Our pals Margo and Sara just […]
Eric Pare (previously) just sent in this killer light painting tip. I really enjoy following Eric’s work because he is right there on the verge of science and art. This time he came up with a very clever light saber toy for light painting. Eric is using tube guards, which are originally meant for florescent bulb protection, […]
Tripods are great, but not always convenient to carry with you. GorillaPods and other articulated camera mounts are wonderful, but they can get kind of costly. What if there was a device you could make yourself that replaced your traditional tripod, your GorillaPod, and your selfie stick (if you’re into that)? DIY-er Megan Yeomans crafted an ingenious […]
The photographer Theonepointeight‘s moniker is a reference to his first camera lens. His background in photography stems from his interest in graffiti and street art. He photographed folks like JR, Shepard Fairey (Obey), the Seventh Letter Crew and Anthony Lister around the time the “Art in the Streets” exhibition opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los […]