Two of my favourite things — dogs and photography — combined.
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.
Kate Abbey-Lambertz, writing for The Huffington Post: What happens if a city can’t afford to keep the lights on, when it’s literally plunged into darkness? Photographer and sociologist David Schalliol’s series “In Between Detroit’s Failing Streetlights” looks at that sobering … Continue reading →
Liz Stinson, writing for Wired: If you’ve ever wanted a custom-designed Leica camera from Jony Ive and Marc Newson, you now have a chance to get one. Like, literally one chance. The team of super-designers created an exclusive Leica Digital … Continue reading →
From the Hugin website: Goal: an easy to use cross-platform panoramic imaging toolchain based on Panorama Tools. With Hugin you can assemble a mosaic of photographs into a complete immersive panorama, stitch any series of overlapping pictures and much more. … Continue reading →
Photographer Olivier Morin writing on AFP’s Correspondent blog: I took this picture with one of five remote-controlled cameras I’d set up by the side of the track to capture the race winner from various angles and perspectives. Of course, I … Continue reading →
11 winning photographs from thousands of entries. (Via The Big Picture)
Via Bored Panda: To make this series, Cosentino simply took shots from the same exact position of the same exact house over a two-year period. The only things that change are the light and weather conditions that Cosentino captures around … Continue reading →
James Estrin interviewing photographer Ian Willms for the New York Times’ Lens Blog, discussing Willms’ photo story on the effects of Alberta’s oil sands on indigenous communities: Q. What’s the effect on the people? A. It has brought more money … Continue reading →
Devin Coldewey writing for DPReview Connect: Their new massively useful cheat sheet shows the pixel dimensions of just about every component on the major social networking sites. If you want your photos to look their best on your LinkedIn page … Continue reading →
Finlo Rohrer writing for the BBC News Magazine Monitor blog: “The quest to photograph has become a substitute for the experience itself,” says Sophie Grove, of Monocle magazine. “This quest to catalogue and archive your holiday – it’s almost irresistible … Continue reading →
Tomas Banišauskas writing for Bored Panda: Russian photographer Sergey Semenov shows you the NYC Central Park the way you’ve never seen it before.