If you’ve been in the photography field for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard it. It’s not the gear, it’s the brains. And good photographers can see potential where others see dullness. Take this Save The Date shoot from Tom Saimon (previously). No clouds, boring skies. Now, many photographers would have just used that […]
In “re:collection,” a new show at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, opening July 13 and on view until October 1, the museum’s archive is a starting point to explore how sequence influences the way images are perceived. More than 70 images from the collection are hung in what the museum calls “a stream […]
Behold the largest ball of stars in our galaxy.
On May 29, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of ice covering the Amundsen Gulf, Great Bear Lake, and numerous small lakes in the northern reaches of Canada’s Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Icy lakes and rivers make a significant footprint on the Arctic landscape.
This year, NASA is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. In Langley’s early years of crafting flight, aviation pioneers flocked to the center for engineering conferences. This photo was taken in Langley’s Full Scale Tunnel during the 1934 Aircraft Engineering Research Conference.
Privacy is a big deal these days. Whether it’s online or in the real world. And one of the biggest things people seem to be shouting about in the real world lately is drones. Many people are just absolutely paranoid about them. To the point where they’re shooting them out of the sky. But here’s […]
What’s happening around the center of this spiral galaxy?
The light of a new day on Saturn illuminates the planet’s wavy cloud patterns and the smooth arcs of the vast rings.
A new zoom lens is coming from Nikon: it’s AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm F4.5-5.6E ED VR. It’s designed for Nikon full-frame cameras, and video shooters will especially find it attractive because of the fast and quiet AF performance. This is the first FX Nikkor lens with a stepping motor, which makes the AF fast, smooth and […]
Fujifilm’s FinePix XP120 is a waterproof camera that can dive to 20m and survive temperatures of -10c as well as drops from 1.75m. There’s a 5x / 28-140mm zoom, 3in screen and Wifi. Ken compared it to the high-end Olympus TOUGH TG5 in his review. Find out which is your ideal waterproof camera!… The post […]
Recently there has been a spate of very sad, and ultimately defeatist articles decrying the “death of photography”. We have no shortage of examples. Seriously. In all their pain and detailed examples of how the art and business of photography have been “ruined” (their words), I can find little to no examples of the basic, […]