This Sinister Album Art Tells A Tale Of Suburban Souls Possessed

Photographer Todd Baxter created this series of sinister images as album art for a forthcoming release entitled “They Want My Soul” by Spoon. Designed to feel like stills from a ’70s psychological thriller, I hope they take this concept and make a video.


Flying Man Flies So Close To The Cliff That He Can High Five Someone

Video: Scotty Bob, the crazy guy zipping the air in the wingsuit, is flying so fast you might miss it but he comes so impossibly close to scraping the mountain on some of his turns that he can pretty much high five the photographer taking a picture of him.


The Best Camera Bag Is One You Put Together Yourself

Out of all the camera bags I have either used or considered, none were comfortable and functional together. To hope for a the one bag you find to be stylish as well would be flat out impossible. Most companies try and sell a camera bag as a box with shoulder straps on it. Camera bags are designed by camera people, when what you really need is one designed by backpack people. Solution: Put together your own camera bag.


This Robotic Camera Will Make You Feel Like Part Of A Ballet Performance

Watching ballet on TV doesn’t provide nearly as satisfying an experience as seeing it performed in person — at least using traditional filming techniques. Director Tarik Abdel-Gawad has taken a radical new approach to capturing footage of a ballet performance, using a motion-control camera on a robot arm that’s been choreographed as part of the routine.


MIT Has A Free Photojournalism Course You Should Take

Lots of schools now offer free, online courses, but here’s a doozy from MIT: an introductory course about documentary photography and photojournalism that won’t cost you a cent to work through.


Why You Should Be Shooting RAW In One Simple GIF

Any experienced photographer will be able to tell you the indispensable utility in shooting RAW as opposed to JPG. If you just got a new camera or haven’t heard a good explanation for why RAW is so great, just look at this one GIF, made with images by Glyn Davis.


Extraordinary Photos Capture The True Spirit Of New York City At Night

French artist and photographer Franck Bohbot has the ability to make New York City look even more cinematic than it normally does by manipulating colour very carefully. According to him, he plays with melancholic light and hues to create an “enigmatic atmosphere with a documentary-style approach”.


Scary Creatures Are Hiding Inside Our Washing Machines

Next time you do the washing, don’t just walk away after you put the load in. You’ll miss the monsters. Because if you stare through the looking glass, you’ll discover terrifying creatures that look like they come from Guillermo del Toro’s imagination trapped inside.


Cheap Toys Look Surprisingly Cool Through X-Rays

Aussie Photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick uses both chest X-ray and mammogram machines in his photography, a technique he learned when he had to develop an X-ray like look for a client — it turned out the best way was to use actual X-rays. He told us about his work.


Experience Tour De France Mayhem First-Hand From New On-Bike Cameras

If you’ve been watching the Tour de France you know that it’s been one of the more brutal tours in recent years, with intense weather conditions and terrible crashes that have led to several top contenders abandoning the tour already. It’s also the first year that riders are allowed to put cameras on their bikes — so viewers can access the firsthand perspective for the very first time.