How much damage can a tiny drone propeller really do when it comes up agains something as solid as a person? That’s the question Aalborg University in Denmark is answering with a rig that can ram a spinning drone propeller into a piece of flesh at 33mph… and record the results in slow motion.
If you’ve read a tabloid recently—or simply haven’t been hiding beneath a rock—you’ve probably heard about the ‘wedding photographer from hell’ who showed up late, delivered bad pictures, and spent time taking selfies in the photo booth. But the drama doesn’t end there.
Everybody seems to know what the next big camera from Fuji will be. Now that the X-Pro2 is out and performing admirably, we’re waiting on the X-T2. And while we don’t know exactly when it will arrive, a set of leaked photos are giving us our first real life peek at what the camera will look like.
If you have a dog, you know the magic of the substance known as peanut butter—a small smudge on their nose and they’ll be busy for the next 30 minutes. And now, animal photographer Greg Murray is capturing this magic in his photo book For the Love of Peanut Butter.
A great photo takes both the skill and creative talent of a photographer, but technology has also played a vital role in making that job easier (and in some cases, possible in the first place). Since the advent of the dry plate process to today’s astonishingly high sensitivity sensors, the craft of photography has advanced with improvements in technology.
Russian photographer and art student Egor Tsvetkov used his own photos and a facial recognition app to destroy any illusion of privacy we might have with his latest project “Your Face is Big Data.”
Google is pushing out a new version of Snapseed for Android today, and the latest update brings RAW editing of DNG photos (or other RAW photos that have been converted to DNG).
You’re hitting the road and your camera is at the top of the old checklist. Your goal is to make photographs that will be memorable and bring back the feelings of being there. So how can you do that?
Shooting stereoscopic 3D images usually means breaking out a cool old film camera like the one used here, but this $30 eBay find from 1950 can make shooting 3D images on your DSLR as easy as shooting a regular 2D still.
Here’s an amazing short film titled “The Old New World” by photographer and animator Alexey Zakharov of Moscow, Russia. Zakharov found old photos of US cities from the early 1900s and brought them to life.
Utah-based wedding photographer Robert Lance Montgomery of RLPhotoArt recently put on a killer cosplay shoot that is driving the Internet wild. It’s called “The Real Finn and Rey,” and it features an engaged couple playing the much-beloved Finn and Rey from the newest Star Wars film.
Direct positive photo paper is not typically the domain of 120 medium format film cameras. For those you usually use … well … film. But the folks at Galaxy Photography are changing the game with Galaxy Hyper Speed 120: rolls of direct positive photosensitive paper for medium format cameras.
Wildlife photographer Vincent Munier’s short film “Arctique” captures the stark beauty of the arctic in a way that will leave you absolutely mesmerized.
World Press Photo has disqualified one of the winners of this year’s contest after concluding that the photographer digitally manipulated his work. The disqualified entry “Street fighting, Kiev, Ukraine”, shot by Stepan Rudik for the Russian news agency …
This is really neat. Here’s a quick, useful DIY tip that’ll show you 5 creative ways to add a 1/4″ tripod mount to just about any object both destructively and non-destructively.
Three men who sought out the “lowest point in Montreal” to take photos on the metro tracks have been arrested after authorities used their own video to track them down.
One of the most luring aspects of photography, for me, is storytelling. Whether it’s weddings, photojournalism, or creative portraiture, the opportunity to engage the viewer and pull them into another world is an incredible thing.
Meyer-Optik is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Trioplan by resurrecting another iconic lens. Last year, the Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 brought back “soap bubble bokeh.” Today, Meyer-Optik expands on it by bringing the legendary Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 back from the dead.
I love capturing one light photos for my studio shoots, and I recently bought a 120cm octobox to add to my set of diffusers. I’ll be sharing with you a simple but elegant lighting setup only using one light and some interesting stuff found around the house.
HTC paid a lot of attention to the camera tech in the latest HTC 10, and it shows. Within just three days of its release, the smartphone has already claimed the top spot on the DxOMark Mobile rankings.