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Getting off the ground: Cheap drones for photography

With the popularity of drone photography ever increasing, curious hobbyists may be looking for a way to try it out without spending a lot. It's not the most expensive hobby you could pick, but $1000 for a DJI Phantom II and a GoPro Hero3+ is about the same cost as a mid-range camera and lens. Show More Summary

Canon and Microsoft Announce Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement: Future Windows Phone Camera Plans Ahead?

Yesterday, Microsoft and Canon announced a new broad patent cross-licensing agreement, which will essentially grant the two giant companies licenses to each others patent portfolios. While Microsoft and Canon have been known to partner up in the past, this time around the situation looks pretty different. There’s a number of reasons this agreement took place, [...]Show More Summary

“What is Wet?” – Project 52 Assignment

Some beautiful work from the Project 52 assignment on & […] Categories: Essays Featured PROJECT "52" (Read more...)

Lovely Leadville: 1941

September 1941. "House in old mining town. Leadville, Colorado." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

July 4th Fireworks Photos! A Simple Guide to Cool Images

(This is a previously published article, but the fireworks haven’t changed, so it should all still hold true.) Living in A Powder Keg and Giving Off Sparks! What is it about fireworks that draws us close, cause us to emit uncontrollable ooohs and ahhhhs, and brings a group experience unlike any other? That shared, […]

5 Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some undesirable effect that has been added to the image. Photoshop is the KEY to making your good images look spectacular. Show More Summary

Rail Disaster: 1933

GRAVE OF MUD WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 1933 -- While thousands worked to overcome the havoc wreaked by the storm in the Capital, 300 trainmen struggled with the wreck of the Crescent Limited. The crack extra-fare express was hurtled yesterday...Show More Summary

Watch Your Step: 1933

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 1933 -- Harried by accident, Pennsylvania Railroad officials last night were bringing up heavy reinforcements of workmen and machinery for the task of reopening the main passenger line into Washington, closed by the collapse of the bridge under the Crescent Limited just inside the District near Kenilworth early Thursday. Show More Summary

Sony drops list price of Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Sony has lowered the price of its Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 premium superzoom. The MSRP in the US is now $998, down from $1299, and prices in Europe have dropped as well (though it's unclear if they're official). It's not known if this was a planned price reduction, or a reaction to the Panasonic FZ1000 which is about to hit store shelves at a list price of $899. Read more

Video on How to Register A Group of Published Photos using the eCO System

Check John Harrington‘s video on how to register a group of published photos using the eCO System! The link to the spreadsheet is here that is a part of this process. Also check John’s great blog! Check Photo Attorney on Lynda.comYou...Show More Summary

How to Use Songza App on iOS and Android

Make the most out of playlist recommendation service Songza with this handy guide.

Hinge Challenges Tinder for Simple Dating

Hinge is a dating app that lets potential matches see all of your user details up-front, taking a lot of the guesswork out of online dating.

How To Precisely Replicate The Light From A Scene With A Christmas Ball

One of the things that we constantly obsess about is lighting. How was this lit; what were the lighting ratios; was the light soft or hard; If you know all the answers to these kinds of questions you can recreate the lighting of a scene. Of course you could sketch a quick diagram, but the [...]Show More Summary

Bridging the past: hybrid images of London

The Museum of London released 16 gorgeous and ghostly images of London today merged with London of yesterday to mark the launch of its revamped app. To celebrate the Bridge exhibition, which runs until 2 November 2014, the museum has continued this historically creative adventure by releasing 16 images of London’s bridges, spanning from present […]

A look at the Lomography Petzval 85mm F2.2 lens

Lomography isn't a company we've historically talked about much on DPReview; with its emphasis on low-fi, 'shoot from the hip' photography using plastic film cameras, it's a long way from the typical interests of our readers. But last year the company came up with an interesting idea: to recreate a classic 19th century portrait lens for modern SLRs. Show More Summary

Why Aperture Priority Mode Isn’t Always the Best Choice

There are a lot of common mistakes to make in photography, but possibly the most frequent is to shoot in Aperture Priority mode when it’s not the best choice. There are many situations where shooting in Aperture Priority is ideal, such...Show More Summary

Wildlife Photographer of the Year – cast your vote!

Should you ever have thought ‘What made the judges choose that photo?’ or wondered just how tough it is to choose one stand-out image from a huge selection, now’s your chance. To celebrate its fiftieth anniversary the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has created the People’s Choice award. Fifty images have been posted online […]

How to Use a DualShock 4 Wirelessly On PS3

The PS4's DualShock 4 controller can now sync wirelessly with Sony's older PS3. Here's how to do it.

Seeking refuge in Sweden

Photographer Cathal McNaughton spent time at an asylum center on the outskirts of Stockholm, taking pictures of the people he met and asking them about their lives. He photographed the migrants hiding their faces, partly to protect their identity because of safety concerns, and partly to focus the viewer's attention on their stories, rather than their looks.

StreamNation Introduces Shutter, an iOS Photo App Offering Unlimited Cloud Storage for Free

With how much of a push companies are making these days toward cloud-based storage, is it really a wonder that phones are still being sold with an infuriatingly small 16 gigabytes of space? When it comes to the actual cloud storage itself, we have to worry about the payments those storage services ask for as [...]Show More Summary

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