photography

These Maps Plot The Most Interesting Places And The Paths Between Them

For the past five years data artist Eric Fischer’s been working on something called the Geotaggers’ World Atlas, a project which hopes to discover the world’s most interesting places by examining beautiful Flickr photos. As it turns out, the maps showing the routes between them are just as beautiful.


Photos: An Empty Stadium Hosts MLB Baseball Game

The Chicago White Sox are playing an actual MLB baseball game the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards in Baltimore today in a completely empty stadium due to the unrest over the death of Freddie Grey. Here are a few pictures that show the game happening to a crowd of no one. It looks like, well, what an empty stadium is supposed to look like.


The F-22 Raptor Looks Absolutely Killer In These Stunning Photos

Amazing. Blair Bunting recently photographed the F-22 Raptor and created the coolest pictures of the fighter jet yet. The head on view of the plane looks absolutely killer and the side view is stunning, like from a movie. It almost looks too good.


When Gas Erupts Out Of The Sun, It's Like A Mountain Range Made Of Fire

This picture shows a massive solar filament that’s made of burning gas. Astrophotographer Göran Strand took this yesterday with his solar telescope, and added in the scale of the distance between Earth and the moon to give you an idea of how goddamn enormous this thing was.


A Fake Arm Selfie Stick Only Makes You Look Less Sad In Photographs

They’re being banned from museums, art galleries and sporting events faster than people can buy them, but that’s OK because selfie sticks are awful and deserve to disappear. However, designers Justin Crowe and Aric Snee may have found a way to redeem them with a selfie stick that looks like a human arm so a self-shot can help hide someone’s crushing loneliness.


Digital Cameras Explained: DSLR vs Mirrorless vs Point And Shoot Cameras

Gizmodo Video Guide: Despite being smaller, lighter, mechanically simpler, and more high-tech than digital SLRs — mirrorless cameras are just as powerful when it comes to actually taking photos. Here’s what you should consider before your next big camera purchase.


Easily Cut People And Objects From Photos With This Camera App

There are plenty of powerful third-party camera apps available for Android if you don’t like the one that came with your smartphone. They offer manual control over white balance, ISO and shutter speed, plus a range of advanced features — like the option to cut out moving people and objects from your photos, available in A Better Camera.


These Stunning Geometric Patterns Were Created From Google Earth Images

Satellite images of our world are incredible on their own. But artist Federico Winer has taken aerial photography to a new level by portraying planet Earth as a mesmerising kaleidoscope of geometric patterns and colours.


DSLR Cameras Explained: Beginner Vs More Advanced Features

Gizmodo Video Guide: When does it make sense to step up from an intermediate DSLR to a more advanced model to take your shots to the next level? Let’s take a look…


Artist's Trash Exhibitions Depict A Planet Colonised By Plastic

Landfills, e-waste piles and ocean garbage patches are a part of our world we’d rather not see, but these eyesores aren’t going away. Rather than simply accept that our planet is being swallowed by garbage, one artist has started turning this discarded junk into something beautiful.