Lyn Caudle is a fan of The War of the Worlds, so much so that the photographer and visual effects supervisor decided to recreate the massive carnage in his hometown of Dallas. Unfortunately, nothing was actually blown up or destroyed during the process. After creating lifelike replicas of the “Martian war machines” from both the 1953 [...]Show More Summary
Shot in 1968 by Ray Bellisario, considered by some to be the first paparazzi photographer, the photographs reveal a 34-year-old Brigitte Bardot shopping and lounging at a pub or in the lobby of a hotel. The series was taken on a single afternoon while she was in London, publicizing the film "Shalako," which she starred in alongside Sean Connery. See more »
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Washington, D.C., 1937. "Baby's bath" is all it says here. If you recognize yourself 78 years later, let us know. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.
For those just now crawling out from under a rock, the United States has been an open battleground since last week’s Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. The Right is attacking the left and saying our doom is upon us; the Left is rubbing it in the faces of the Right. Ten years ago, Los [...]Show More Summary
Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including an attempt to break a record for the “most arm-linked people standing up simultaneously,” the beginning of summer, the Old Colony Unity Day, and...Show More Summary
So often, we see videos of photographers sharing about the creation of their images after the fact. While this is great for presenting the information in a more detailed and refined fashion, it’s easy to lose some of the uniqueness that went into the whole process. Photographer Thomas Heaton, on a recent trip to Iceland, filmed [...]Show More Summary
New lenses are always exciting, and this morning, Nikon has three of them to offer. Here’s a brief rundown on each new lens. AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F/2.8-4E ED VR Designed for APS-C sensor bodies, this is meant to be the quintessential walk-around lens for crop-sensor Nikon bodies. Show More Summary
If photographing the Tour de France doesn’t sound difficult enough, imagine doing it while riding on the back of a motorbike travelling up to 60 miles per hour. Laurent Cipriani has been doing that for the Associated Press since 2011,...Show More Summary
There’s nothing quite like the rush of finding a nook, a cranny, a wall, a corner, or a building that looks amazing in photos but has not been fully discovered by others just yet. Ask any photographer about unique locations, and most...Show More Summary
Deal #2 in our massive Mid Year Sale has just gone live – and it’s a goodie! Today only you get 60% off Photography Concentrate’s Incredibly Important Composition Skills. For the next 24 hours and only $19.98 (an exclusive dPS price),...Show More Summary
Shot by Thomas Edison in 1909, this is the only known footage of the great author Mark Twain. Twain is shown walking around his home in Redding, Connecticut, and playing cards with his daughters Clara and Jean. Film appears to be reversed according to Twain experts. Note: A digitally restored version is now available here.
Sony recently shook things up with the announcement of the 42.4MP, backside-illuminated full-frame a7R II mirrorless camera, alongside stacked 1"-type sensors in the updates to the popular RX100 and RX10 lines. While stills and video quality are sure to break new ground with these updates, perhaps even more interesting are the autofocus improvements. Show More Summary
From DIY fireworks to blowing up a car, the Pyrotechnics Guild International Convention is where the excitement's at. The post These Fireworks Fanatics Sure Know How to Blow Stuff Up appeared first on WIRED.
Four prize winners in the 1922 beauty show at Washington Bathing Beach, Washington, D.C
4 years ago Jason D. Page set out to create a Light Painting series called Electric Universe. The idea was to shoot lightning storms and then Light Paint stars and planets into the image creating a lightning filled universe all on one single frame of film. As the project progressed Jason’s idea for a whole series quickly turned into a [...]Show More Summary
Grazing Buck, Yosemite National Park, California, 2013 Sean Carroll (b. 1978, United States) is an artist working in photography and video raised in coastal Massachusetts now based in New York City. His works have been shown in exhibitions in New York, Detroit, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and North Carolina, including most recently, at Elizabeth Foundation for […]
Nikon has introduced the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR, designed to provide an enthusiast photographer with a wide range of options. Covering a 24-120mm equivalent range on Nikon's APS-C bodies, it offers Nano Crystal Coating for the first time in a DX lens. Read more
Nikon has announced a pair of super telephoto FX prime lenses: the AF-S Nikkor 500mm F4E FL ED VR and 600mm F4E FL ED VR. Both are significantly lighter than the versions that preceded them and each use an electromagnetic diaphragm for more consistent exposure control during burst shooting. Read more