The first thing I want to say is that this blog has taken nearly a year to put together. Not through a lack of will power but mostly as I thought it fair to write a viewpoint after extensively using the set up giving me more time to fine tune the system. This is [...]
If your motto is, “Have drone, will fly over wildfires,” you could find yourself in some hot water. Earlier this month, we reported how private drones were delaying firefighting efforts in California’s San Bernardino County. Now, the heads of those drone pilots could be on the proverbial chopping block. Obviously, people weren’t happy. Officials, who credit [...]Show More Summary
What are photo editors really looking for from professional photographers? And how can you make connections with potential clients and land gigs? In The Inspiration Handbook: 50 Tips from 50 Photography Trailblazers, get advice fromShow More Summary
Sex ed is pretty awkward, but sex ed of the past was apparently even worse. Here are just some of the best snippets of sex ed via The Huffington Post that will make you glad to be a teen today. 1. Girls find making out boring, but they'll...Show More Summary
Woman suffrage headquarters in Upper Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 1912.--A. (at extreme right) is Miss Belle Sherwin, President, National League of Women Voters; B. is Judge Florence E. Allen (holding the flag); C. is Mrs. Malcolm McBride. (via Library of Congress)
Seascapes are awesome opportunities for photography. In fact, it will probably be your first impulse upon seeing the ocean to pull out your camera (or wish you had it with you). It takes some skill, however, to turn a beautiful coastal scene into something more than a snapshot. Show More Summary
You’re spinning through our solar system on a gorgeous blue marble which offers jaw dropping views of an astronomical phenomenon we call The Milky Way. Wait for our marble to line up just right, and you’ll have a perfect opportunity to create awe inspiring images that harness that galactic chandelier hovering over your head. Show More Summary
Vanessa Marsh doesn't take photos of the night sky with a camera. She makes them in the darkroom instead. The post These Photos of Starry Nights Aren’t of Starry Nights appeared first on WIRED.
Do a quick skim of the internet camera message boards and it’s not hard to find people criticizing Canon for their lack of innovation in terms of sensor technology. People quote DXO scores in a vacuum and say that Canon isn’t innovating anymore, but with cameras like their new ME20F-SH, it’s going to be hard to keep saying that. Show More Summary
During the almost two decades that Nathan Benn was a staff photographer at National Geographic, he estimates he shot around 1,000 rolls of 35mm film a year. Yet, he probably saw just about 10 percent of those photos. Benn would ship his film to Washington, D.C., where National Geographic would have Kodak process it. Show More Summary
Canon has introduced its ME20F-SH multi-purpose camera - a black cube with an EF mount and the ability to capture video in near-darkness. With the ability to capture Full HD color video in light levels as low as 0.0005 lux and a top ISO of over 4 million, the ME20F-SH is well suited for surveillance and security as well as wildlife applications. Learn more
The number of couples posting cheesy photos to Facebook can probably only be matched by the number of people who find cheesy photos of couples on social media really annoying. But a study from Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking magazin, shows that posting those cheesy photos to Facebook actually increases the odds for a couple [...]Show More Summary
The new Canon camera which goes by the boring name of ME20F-SH is capable of taking photos in almost complete darkness or in Canon’s words “delivers exceptionally high sensitivity to capture Full HD video with a minimum subject illumination of less than 0.0005 lux“. This is quite extraordinary and I would usually expect this kind of [...]Show More Summary
These are photos of people traveling by bus - something that was a lot more common in the 1940s than it is today. All these were taken by photographer Esther Bubley in 1943. A bus driver removing the baggage from a Greyhound bus that broke down between Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
LumoPro clearly has multitasking on its mind. Yesterday they introduced a flash case that also converts into some lighting modifiers and now they have introduced the LP605M Convertible 7.5' Compact Light Stand and Monopod. While the name is a mouthful, the device itself is meant to be as minimalist as possible and weighs in at just 3.6 pounds. Show More Summary
Reno, Nevada in the summer of 1972. Two blocks down Virginia St. from the corner of First we see the second version of the "Reno Arch," this one installed in 1963 and replaced with the current one in 1987. This is another Kodachrome slide from a small trove we recently found at my friend's house. Show More Summary
Oakland, California, circa 1957. "Collision aerial." Aftermath of a crash between a Kaiser sedan (one of two in this photo) and a 1957 Chevy coupe. View full size.
Circa 1957. Plymouth meets peaches in the first of a series of car crash news photos taken in and around Oakland, California. 4x5 Kodak Safety Film. View full size.
Elgin, Illinois, circa 1956. "Pony eating cake at birthday party." It's a living! 4x5 acetate negative from the Old News archive. View full size.