Paris And New York Are Not That Different From The Right Angles

Video: I love New York despite/because New Yorkers and I love Paris despite/because Parisians. This time-lapse compares their striking similarities — from the right angles. I only wish Paris shared New York’s 24-hour life and New York shared Paris‘ joy de vivre.


A New York Times Photographer Seeks The Perfect Shot In A Sea Of People

The New York Times Lens Blog recently posted this nice short doc on one of their photojournalists, Ozier Muhammad. It follows Muhammad around as he documents the climate march that took place in NYC in September.


5 Books For Expanding Your Photography Knowledge

There are many ways to learn about photography, not least of which are the vast depths of the internet, replete with tutorials and how-to videos. But getting past mere technical proficiency and learning valuable lessons about the art form isn’t as easy as a Google search. Luckily, there are those old things called books. The following are five of them whose insights can actually teach you how to be a better photographer, not just know what all the buttons do.


So You Want To Be An Adventure Photographer...

So you like photography and go on some pretty cool adventures too? Then adventure photography might be for you. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to get started.


1.5 Million Wildebeests Cross A River In One Impressive Timelapse

Video: Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas made this impressive time-lapse showing the massive migration of wildebeests from Kenya to the fresher pastures of Tanzania. Will calculates that about 1.5 million wildebeests crossed the Mara River, Kenya, during the five days they spent shooting.


These Photos Are So Incredibly Perfect That I Can't Believe They're Real

This image is so impossibly flawless in every aspect that is hard to believe it is real. Technique, composition, subject matter — it’s like a perfect dream, but it’s an actual photo of Svolvaer, Norway, by extremely talented Max Rive. His other work is equally perfect and stunning to the point of disbelief.


Good Morning, Marseille

Video: Marseille is one the biggest and most important ports in France. This time-lapse by Dider Viodé shows not only that, but its beautiful historic buildings, fantastic landscapes and, one of the things I miss the most since I moved to England, the light that makes from the south of France a gorgeous place to live in.


I've Never Seen Macroscopic Images As Incredibly Sharp As These Ones

This is a blister beetle photographed with a Macropod — “a low cost, portable, three-dimensional imaging solution” that allows scientists to break the depth of field limitations typical of macro photography by taking multiple exposures and merging them into a single ultra-sharp image using software.


Fantastic Video Recreates Ghostbusters Effects Using Stop-Motion

Video: Joey Shanks has a series of videos where he shows how to create Hollywood movie effects using household objects. For this one he created the proton streams from Ghostbusters just using coloured lights, long exposure photography and stop-motion.


Canon Patent Describes Tech To Choose Between JPEG And RAW For You

RAW or JPEG? JPEG or RAW? Too. Many. Decisions. Fortunately, a new Canon patent suggests technology that could make that choice for you.


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