Photographing The Most Challenging Mountains On Earth

Cory Richards, a NatGeo photographer and The North Face team climber, was the first American to summit an 8,000-metre peak in the winter. We asked about his life as a climber and adventure photographer.


How One Photographer Took Incredible Close-Ups Of Space Shuttle Launches

Shuttle launches are audacious displays of smoke, steam and a gigantic man-made vessel being thrust into space. Documenting in-the-moment details can be tricky — the press site for photographers is 5km from the pad itself. That just wasn’t close enough for Dan Winters.


5 Classic Film Cameras You Can Get For Under $1000

Buying an analogue camera can be daunting if you are new to the game. There are decades worth of varieties to consider! The good news is, you can get something really premium without breaking the bank. DigitalRev, an camera outfit based in Hong Kong, has enlisted the help of Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter for some advice on the best film cameras to look for if your budget is $1000.


A Short About The Challenge And Beauty Of Large Format Photography

It takes a special kind of masochist to carry around the behemoth that is a large format camera. One such person is Joseph Allen Freeman, a photographer working in the 8 x 10 format. In the short film Through the Ground Glass, by Nick Bolton and Taylor Hawkins, we hear Freeman ruminate about the trials and romanticism of the age-old process.


Beautiful Vintage Pictures Of Picasso Drawing With Light

Image Cache: In 1949, photographer Gjon Mili visited Picasso at his home in France with an idea in his mind. He wanted the painter to draw in the air with a light so he could capture it with his camera. Picasso agreed and he result of that experiment are these cool series of long exposure pictures.


How To Photograph The Northern Lights

One of nature’s most incredible phenomena are the aurora borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights. We’ve been photographing them in Icelandm and we’re going to show you how to shoot them yourself.


A 250MP Camera Designed To Spot Early Signs Of Skin Cancer

To help speed up screenings for spotting melanoma, the most deadliest type of skin cancer, dermatologists already use digital cameras with wide-angle lenses to capture images of a patient’s body. But to ensure there’s enough resolution to zoom in close and visually examine a specific area researchers at Duke University have developed a 250-megapixel camera that provides extremely detailed views of a patient’s skin.


New Timelapse Technique Bends The Spacetime Fabric

Photographer Julian Tryba sent us this crazy time-lapse of Boston, which, actually, is not a time-lapse, but a layer-lapse: the objects in each sequence — buildings, vehicles, the sky — run at different speeds and times than others. That’s because he has layered them, animating each layer separately.


The $1099 Camera I Didn't Use To Share My Hawaiian Holiday Photos

My wife loves technology. Hell, she spotted the job posting that landed me my first tech writing gig. She also loves sharing snapshots with friends. So when I told her that the Sony RX100 III could sling amazing selfies to Instagram with a tap of her phone, she was understandably stoked. When we packed our bags for a week-long holiday to Maui, it was the only dedicated camera we took along.


HTC Re: Australian Photo Tests

So HTC thinks it can make a camera, eh? We’ll see about that. We were in New York last week with one of the very first Re camera units from HTC, and we decided to put it through its paces around the City That Never Sleeps.


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