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Battery Life: It’s the worst!

I’m mainly talking about the smartphones. You know these things filled with apps that have taken the place of your point & shoot cameras. Snapseed, Camera+, PS, Lightroom Mobile, ProCamera, Hipstamatic, the Classic CameraBag, and of course VSCO. YOU probably have your favorite go-to’s. And then there is the Instagram behemoth to post to. Love […]

Corvette Cuties: 1955

At the Palm Springs parade in February 1955. I found this Kodachrome in a collection at a swap meet. View full size.

Bombay Bicycle Club: 1963

"A little slow tonight, isn't it?" Sept. 16, 1963. "Essex House, Central Park South, New York City. Bombay bar." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

Listening Tour: 1967

October 1967. "Michigan Gov. George Romney in urban area." The Republican presidential aspirant during the "ghetto tour" that took him to more than a dozen inner cities. From photos by James Karales for Look magazine. View full size...

I’m going to Photokina

Photokina is the largest imaging fair in the world and it’s held every two years in Cologne, Germany. For photographers all over the world it’s almost a pilgrimage. You have to experience Photokina at least once in your lifetime. This...

Instagram’s New Hyperlapse App Is Surprisingly Smooth

  Instagram is making it easy for everyone with an iPhone to become timelapse creators with the new app it announced today, which the social photo sharing giant has dubbed Hyperlapse. In it’s infancy, Hyperlapse was nothing more than a side project a few developers from the Instragram camp decided to take on for the fun of [...]Show More Summary

Why Smart Clothing Will Kill the Fitness Tracker Wristband

Smart shirts and shoes with built-in biometric sensors will eliminate the need for clunky wristbands, and upending the fitness tracker market.

What’s Really Missing from Your Photographs?

Ever felt that your images are missing a certain je-ne-sais-quoi? I remember when I was a proud young shooter, I showed my images to my photography 101 teacher, ready for him to crown me the next best photographer he’s ever seen (Hey I was young). Show More Summary

Part two: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 / Sony Alpha 7S Comparative Review

Our comparative review of the Panasonic GH4 and Sony Alpha 7S started with a look at their designs, handling and video spec. They've set new benchmarks for the sophistication of their video capabilities, but they're both potentially very capable stills cameras as well. Show More Summary

Instagram Hyperlapse app creates smooth time-lapse video

Last week Microsoft announced development of a technology that turns shaky first-person video into smooth, stabilized hyperlapse videos. Now it appears that Instagram has beaten them to market with a similar product. They've announced...Show More Summary

The Ford Store: 1926

Washington, D.C., in 1926. "Robey Motor Co. -- 1429 L Street." Big Reduction! National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

State Capitol: 1900

Circa 1900. "State Street & Capitol -- Albany, New York." 6½x8½ inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

How To Turn A $4,000 D800 Into A Spiffy Peephole

You know those places that look like the perfect place to live in? Like the apartment at friends or the one in Seinfeld? Well, those just got demoted to a shack statue with Jared Polin’s introduction of the $4,000 peephole. Now, over the years we did share a hack that converted a peephole into a [...]Show More Summary

IFA Berlin 2014: 5 Top Tech Trends to Expect

Between leaks, trends and good old-fashioned guesswork, here are five exciting things that you'll almost certainly see at IFA.

Take Action Now – Artist Rights Are Human Rights

In March 2015, Ms. Farida Shaheed, the United Nations Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights, will be submitting a report to the Human Rights Council that will focus on the impact intellectual property has on the arts. Presently, Ms. Show More Summary

Luminosity Masks Versus HDR Software For Creating Natural Looking HDR Images

Jimmy’s Luminosity Masks Tutorials – Art of Digital Blending Course For Photoshop is on sale now at 15% off over at SnapnDeals. Only until September 6th, grab it now! If you type the term ‘HDR’ into google images you’ll very quickly see why HDR photography has a bad reputation. Show More Summary

Opinion: Do we really need the Fuji X30?

With the camera industry moved on somewhat since the birth of the Fuji X series compact, is there still room for a 12 million pixel compact in a less-than compact body? In this opinion piece, senior contributing writer Damien Demolder ponders the very existence of Fujifim's newest X-series camera. Read more

How To Turn Your Photos Into Beautiful Resin Jewelry

Looking for an innovative way to show off your latest and greatest photos? Try experimenting with personalized jewelry using pictures from your most memorable vacation or outing. Think: dramatic landscapes, charming landmarks, pets and animals, signage from a great restaurant, or even that one family portrait where everyone miraculously has their eyes open. For this [...]Show More Summary

Tokyo Timelapse Is Proof You Don’t Need Pro Gear To Make Beautiful 4k Timelapse Footage

If you’ve ever lived in, or even just visited Tokyo, you are probably well aware of the vibrant nature and scenery that exists around every corner. As this timelapse by Bill Minhyuk Kim of Bokah Media shows us, Japan’s capital is full of bright flashing lights and a pulsing energy that’s undeniably Tokyo. The South [...]Show More Summary

Useful Tips For Shooting Time-Lapse At Night

Time-lapse photography can be used to stunning effect. The often-dreamy vistas passing by the camera allow the viewer an amazing insight to a location beyond what a still image may offer. I have spent more time than I care admit to watching videos on Vimeo and YouTube of amazing time-lapse productions of places far away [...]Show More Summary

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