Harley Rustad, writing for The Walrus: When its gates shut for the final time in September 2013, Kingston Penitentiary was among North America’s oldest operating prisons. Notorious killers—Paul Bernardo, Clifford Olson, Russell Williams—slept in its cells and exercised in its … Continue reading →
Lisa Bettany, co-founder of the popular mobile photography app Camera+: In this follow-up post to my iPhone 4s and iPhone 5 comparisons, I present an 8 iPhone comparison from all iPhone versions taken with Camera+ including, the original iPhone, iPhone … Continue reading →
Jim Dalrymple, reporting for The Loop: Apple introduced a new Photos app during its Worldwide Developers Conference that will become the new platform for the company. As part of the transition, Apple told me today that they will no longer … Continue reading →
Smithsonian.com announces the finalists for its 11th annual photo contest: Our photo editors selected the 60 finalists from over 50,000 photographs submitted by photographers from 132 different countries. Ten were selected from each of six categories: The Natural World, Travel, … Continue reading →
Lexy Savvides, writing for CNET about the default desktop image in Windows XP: Despite what many people might think, the original frame of Bliss was completely unaltered and unedited by Chuck when he submitted it to Corbis, the stock photo … Continue reading →
Enter the world of the Vumbi pride. The lions strut and grimace, bare their teeth. One drapes a paw indolently, another nuzzles. Photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson were determined to break new visual ground when they made … Continue reading →
Reuters’ Full Focus blog, featuring 93 images taken in 2013: In this showcase of some of Reuters’ most memorable photos, the photographers offer a behind the scenes account of the images that helped define the year. Powerful images.
Mark Landler, reporting for The New York Times: In a letter two weeks ago to the press secretary, Jay Carney, the White House Correspondents’ Association and other organizations, including The New York Times, protested that the White House routinely excluded … Continue reading →
Panono: Panono is a throwable panoramic ball camera, which captures everything in every direction for amazing 72 megapixel, 360° X 360° full-spherical panoramic images. Very cool. (Via kuratr)
Christopher Jobson, writing for Colossal: […] Shake is a new book of photos from Portland-based photographer Carli Davidson who used a high speed camera to capture hilarious freeze-frame shots of various dogs mid-shake. Enough said.