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How The Launch of Apollo 11 Looks Slowed Down at 500 FPS

It’s been forty five years since Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first two men to walk on the moon. The more unbelievable fact for us, however, is that apparently had cameras that could run at five hundred frames per second back then, as well. For thirty minutes, the launch of Apollo 11 [...]Show More Summary

Google Photo Sphere now available for iOS

Google's Photo Sphere feature for capturing 360° spheric panoramas was launched in 2012 with the camera app in Android 4.2. Since then it has only been available for devices running Google's mobile OS - until now. The Photo Sphere team at Google has just launched a version for Apple's iOS devices, dramatically increasing the potential user base of its app. Read more

Mom-and-Pop: 1939

July 1939. Granville County, North Carolina. "Country filling station owned and operated by tobacco farmer. Such small independent stations have become meeting places and loading spots for neighborhood farmers in their off times." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

Back in the Day-O

Circa 1903. "Unloading bananas at New Orleans." Final installment of a thrilling trilogy we've watched unfold here over the past three years. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

What Do You Charge For… (Part Three)

Working and bidding for small businesses and entreprene […] Categories: Essays Featured Going Pro LE News and Info (Read more...)

In for Overhaul: 1942

December 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. In the Chicago & North Western locomotive repair shops." Photo by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

Tips for Taking Great Portraits in 10 Minutes or Less

Yes, you read that right. 10 minutes tops (not counting editing time), and you could have a set of photos worthy to hang on the wall. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not telling you that every session should be that speedy, but sometimes that’s all the time you have. Show More Summary

Explore Portugal In This Scenic Hyperlapse Made By An Award Winning Timelapse Filmmaker

While on a holiday in Portugal, Spain to accept a Best Timelapse award for his incomparably brilliant Moscow Night Timelapse/Hyperlapse, Kirill Neiezhmakov, like any good photographer, seized the opportunity to create his next treasure,...Show More Summary

Samsung NX3000 real-world samples

The Samsung NX3000 is a rangefinder-style mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that sports a 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor, a 3" flip-up LCD, 5 fps continuous shooting, and Wi-Fi with NFC. We took delivery of an NX3000 recently and we've been out shooting with it and the 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens to see how it performs in the real world. Show More Summary

Increasing Number Of Performers Ban Use Of Smartphones And Tablets To Photograph And Film Events

After running a post detailing the ban of tablet photography at Manchester United home games last week, we asked our readers if we thought this might spark a trend and whether or not they thought more venues should and would pick up on the idea. Looking through the comments on that post it appears the consensus rules [...]Show More Summary

Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 flagship flash unit gets US announcement and pricing

Previously introduced on its European website, Metz has announced its new flagship model the Mecablitz 64 AF-1 in the US market. It's the most powerful flash in that manufacturer's lineup with a guide number of 64 at ISO 100 and a zoom range covering 24-200mm focal lengths, and will be available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic and Pentax cameras. Read more

Parallels Version 10 Lets You Run Windows on Macs

The latest version of Parallels Desktop brings performance improvements and new tools to improve your virtual desktop experience.

Elwin Asleep: 1952

"Elwin asleep - 11 April 1952." This outtake from Minnesota Kodachromes was evidently deemed worth saving despite the photographer's being at the end of his roll. 35mm color transparency by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

HTC introduces One M8 for Windows Phone

Two years after HTC launched its Windows Phone flagship model 8X, the Taiwanese manufacturer now offers another high-end model with the Microsoft OS. Today HTC has revealed a Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8, originally launched with Google's Android OS in March this year. Show More Summary

Weekly Photography Challenge – Flowers

Earlier today I shared a bunch of flower photos to brighten your day. I can’t think of anyone who doesn’t like flowers, even the roughest toughest guys can appreciate nature’s beauty and splendour. The weekly photography challenge is flowers. Show More Summary

Double Panama: 1915

Circa 1915. "Steamer Panama at Pedro Miguel Locks, approach from Miraflores Lake, Panama Canal." Another high-resolution view to mark the centenary of the Panama Canal. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size...

Experience The Swiss Alps With A Little Help From 12 GoPros And 2 Custom Panoramic Rigs

Have you ever dreamt about photographing your own ascent of the Swiss Alps, but can never find the time to actually get around to it? Luckily, there are professional mountaineers who are, well, let’s just say, slightly more motivated than you and I. Now, you can enjoy the experience of climbing the notorious Eiger North [...]Show More Summary

Onward Christian Soldiers: 1939

April 1939. "Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. At Minna Street the army forms a semicircle, girls' Sunday school class sings between preaching to attract a crowd." Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange. View full size.

Review of The Promote Control for Time Lapse and Focus Stacking

Want to take super sharp “focus stacked” photographs that boast corner to corner sharpness with perfect focus? Want to shoot spectacular ‘holy grail’ time lapse sequences that capture the change from day to night? How about advancedShow More Summary

Canon offers three new wireless Pixma inkjet photo printers

Canon has announced three new Pixma All-in-One inkjet printers, the Canon Pixma MG7520, MG6620 and MG5620 (MG7550, MG6650 and MG5650 in Europe). They all offer wireless support with Apple AirPrint connectivity, as well as compatibility with Canon's Easy-PhotoPrint+ web application and Pixma Printing Solutions. Read more

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