Sunday, September 28, 2014

Time Served   


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 →

iPhone camera evolution   


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 →

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists   

Photography 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 →

Sunday, March 2, 2014

The Serengeti Lion   


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 →

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Reuters’ Best Photos of 2013   


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.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Panono: Panoramic Ball Camera   


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)

Thursday, November 14, 2013



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.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

In Between Detroit’s Failing Streetlights   


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 →

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Jony Ive Helps Design a Digital Camera   


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 →

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Hugin – Panorama photo stitcher   


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 →

Monday, August 12, 2013

Lightning, Bolt strike in Moscow   


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 →

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Behind A Little House   


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 →

Saturday, August 3, 2013

As Long As The Sun Shines   


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 →

Friday, August 2, 2013

Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet   


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 →

Central Park from Above   


Tomas Banišauskas writing for Bored Panda: Russian photographer Sergey Semenov shows you the NYC Central Park the way you’ve never seen it before.