May 1940. "Cotton carnival. Memphis, Tennessee." Waiting for her Royal Crown. Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.
A security researcher has released software and technical instructions for modifying a drone so that it can identify and hijack other drones. Security researcher Samy Kamkar created the hacker drone, which uses the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 radio-controlled quadcopter—a popular unmanned helicopter with four rotors. Show More Summary
Benjamin Von Wong has a short and sweet tutorial on how to wirelessly tether a camera to a computer (his post is Lightroom Specific, but I assume other programs will work in a similar manner). You gain quite a lot of benefits from shooting...Show More Summary
Mogopod's claim to fame is that they are the "world's most versatile monopod". This is quite a heavy claim, so I was pretty excited to get one to try it out. The short story is - I love it! for an in depth review, dive in. read more
Continuing our obsession with better battery management, we would like to share a post by photographer Julian Eichhoff. Looks like Julian not only cracked the system for battery charging, but managed to build a whole portable uber-photographer-power-and-data-james-bond-case. I own several cameras and every camera requires its own battery type. Show More Summary
I started my first 365 project in flickr with a 365 Days Bokeh Project. After awhile playing with Christmas lights with bokeh, I tried thinking of a new bokeh background. I tried using plastic bottles and different reflective materials...Show More Summary
Two million logins and passwords from services such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have been found on a Netherlands-based server, part of a large botnet using controller software nicknamed “Pony.” Another company whose users’ loginShow More Summary
Looking for an easy way to share your photos with nearby smartphone and tablet users? There are plenty of options, and SanDisk has a couple of their own in a new line of flash memory storage devices with built-in wireless that you can access from any device. We evaluate the devices from a photographer's perspective on connect.dpreview.com.
A new Kickstarter project from Moondog Labs hopes to bring a wider view when shooting with the iPhone 5 and 5s. With Moondog Labs' 1.33x Anamorphic Adapter lens, a video shot on the iPhone in the standard 16:9 aspect ratio gains about 33% more width. Still images shot in 4:3 are expanded to 16:9. Learn more at connect.dpreview.com.
By Guest Contributor Matthias Weinberger Pushing the Limits to Overcome Photography Boredom In the beginning the most interesting part of photography for me was the element of surprise and discovery. I was never were sure if what I did would turn out to be a great picture. Show More Summary
Adobe’s Photoshop + Lightroom at $9.99 a month special offer? The one that was opened up to anyone, whether a previous Photoshop CS 3 subscriber or not, but you had to sign up before 2 December? The deadline has been extended until 8 December 2013. Extended. To Dec 8. Photoshop's Photo Program: Photoshop CC + […]
February 1942. "Madison, Wis. Farm short course school at the University of Wisconsin. This class in rural society often practices square dances. Interest in rural culture and customs is stimulated at the school." And that's not all. Medium format negative by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.
The line between console gaming and mobile gaming continues to blur, as the much-adored Assassin's Creed series comes to the Android platform this Thursday, December 5. Assassin's Creed Pirates, developed by Ubisoft, focuses on the sailing...Show More Summary
Metabones has introduced two new versions of its Nikon-F to Micro Four Thirds mount Speed Booster adapters. This time they are designed specifically for the Blackmagic Cinema and Pocket Cinema cameras. The new 0.64x Speed Booster reduces the full-frame crop factor of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera from 2.39x to 1.53x. Show More Summary
From around 1953 comes this color transparency, possibly shot by Charlotte Brooks for the Look magazine assignment "Christmas Toys," and definitely a future exhibit in the Baby Boomer Museum. View full size.
"If you are a silent sniper with a telephoto, when they do notice you they will feel like you've taken something from them." As photographers, we often measure our moments in hundredths of seconds. As a result, we are regularly faced with the undeniable truth that missed moments are gone forever. Show More Summary
April 23, 1926. Washington, D.C. "Miss Dorothy Tierney with porcupine." The stage actress and prickly understudy. National Photo Co. View full size.
Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1895. "Main entrance, Boston Public Library." Red all over. Photo by Charles Pollock. View full size.
November 1952. A pep talk from Coach. "Hamlet (North Carolina) High School football team in locker room at away game." From photos by Douglas Jones for the Look magazine assignment "Football Weekend." View full size.
A guest article by Tony Northrup, author of Stunning Digital Photography, on sale 20% off – now at SnapnDeals. A bright, white background creates a high energy, happy, and distraction free scene, perfect for pictures of your friends and family. Show More Summary