Wandering the streets of Bernkastel-Keus, its hard not to feel like you are on a treasure hunt. For one, there’s the countless storefront window displays, many of them showing off wine bottles of nearby producers, their labels bedecked with Gothic script and a stodginess that paradoxically counters the happy and saccharine flavors of the Riesling […]
We started our first day in Germany slowly. My daughter clearly needed to sleep in from the jet lag, and so did my wife. So my mom and I opted to cross the river to Bakerei Stenz and load up on goodies for breakfast. By 10:30am, we were alert, satiated and ready for a little […]
This week has been a busy week on our social media accounts with unprecedented amounts of sharing of dPS articles. In fact the last couple of weeks have seen us smash our previous traffic records. So we thought it might be fun to doShow More Summary
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins is puzzling over a picture that shows the jagged shoreline of a Brazilian dam reservoir, as seen from the International Space Station. His Twitter followers are puzzled as well: Where exactly is it?
From the Linda Kodachromes, circa 1957, comes this unlabeled slide of posters for the school Christmas play on December 16, so get your tickets soon. WHS is, as near as we can figure, Whitefield High School in New Hampshire. View full size.
If you’re stuck for a gift idea for someone who’s permanently attached to their mobile phone, addicted to Instagram, and knows the precise order of Snapseed’s editing functions, here are a few ideas that might fit the bill. Depending on where you are in the world, most of these can just about be ordered in […]
The Blend If feature in Photoshop blends one layer into another based on the content of either of the two layers. It can be used, for example, to replace a sky by making it easy for you to knock out the blue sky without having to make a complex selection. Show More Summary
Lana Turner as shot for Look magazine. Which was, basically, an imitation of Life. June 1951. "Actress Lana Turner lunching poolside at the Coral Casino in Santa Barbara, Calif." From photos by Earl Theisen for Look magazine. View full size.
Crockett, Calif., circa 1915. "South view of refinery and entrance to Loring Avenue." Plant of the California & Hawaii Sugar Refining Co. View full size.
Telephoto lenses are perhaps one of the first people buy to add to their kit, as they are useful in many genres of photography. The reach that a telephoto lens can offer is crucial for a lot of sports, wildlife or other ‘action’ photography. Show More Summary
A few minutes ago Turkish company Edelkrone released a Motion Control Kit for their SliderPlus slider. While motion control is nothing new (and Redrock Micro has a solution to a simiar problem) Edelkrone did something a bit different when they gave a mounted camera independent targeting, enabling the kit to slide while the camera stays on target. Show More Summary
Whether you are an advocate or an opponent of Google glass you can not ignore the fact that it brings some creative potential to the table. Catch a stop motion movie made with over 1,000 photographs taken with Google glass was TU+, Namroc,...Show More Summary
One of the premier photojournalism competitions, the 2014 World Press Photo contest, is now open for entries to professional photographers. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2014 and the winners will be announced on February 14, 2014. The top award, the World Press Photo of the Year, carries a cash prize of €10,000 (~$13,764). Learn more
I still remember the 1st time I clicked the shutter button of a DSLR. It was 5 years ago, Aug.24 2008. I was using a Nikon D80 back then and didn’t know how to use all of the buttons, how to focus, what exposure and all the number means and all that. Show More Summary
A lot of equipment passes through our Seattle and London offices, everything from high-end cameras to inexpensive accessories. A lot of it gets reviewed, but we can't cover everything. In this series of short articles, DPReview staff will be highlighting their personal standout products of the year. Show More Summary
May 1942. "Southington, Connecticut. Where Southington folk buy their magazines." Photo by Fenno Jacobs, Office of War Information. View full size.
The inexpensive Chromecast Internet-TV gadget gets VEVO, Songza, Revision 3 and seven other apps to its lineup.
The new NimbleTV service will let New Yorkers watch broadcast TV over the Internet, but only if they are cable subscribers.
Enrollments are limited, so act now to get in on the ground floor of wireless telephony! Washington, D.C., 1920. "National Radio School." Last seen here in an exterior view. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.