photography

The Best Action Camera For Every Need

If I’m going to be doing stupid things that risk the health of my various important body parts — and I do, often — I want to make sure I capture those moments so I can relive them later. That’s how I elbowed my way into the action camera beat more than three years ago, and I haven’t looked back.


The Alien And Eerie Beauty Of The Year's Best Microscopic Photos

The Olympus BioScapes Competition never fails to disappoint. This year’s winners are a gorgeous and alien look at the microscopic world of vampire moths and butter daisies and many things in between.


Sony's A7 Mark II Is A Solid Upgrade, But Video's A Bummer

We recently did a quick preview of Sony’s new A7 Mark II, the brand new revision to last year’s full-frame mirrorless camera. Since then I’ve had a chance to spend significantly more quality time with the Mark II, and am ready to ruminate on what’s better and worse on version two.


Photographer Stretches Skin To Freaky Limits Without Photoshop

Dutch photographer Juuke Schoorl explores the limits of human skin in this series of pictures called Rek – stretch in Dutch. To create such patterns and shapes she doesn’t use Photoshop but cheep household materials like nylon fishing rope or tape.


How To Look Amazing In Pictures: Supermodel's Secret Tips

You know who doesn’t look good in pictures? You, probably. Me. Most of us. Sure, sometimes you’re Gerard Butler, but most of the time you’re Gerard Depardieu. You know who does know how to look good? Supermodel Shalom Harlow.


Grappling With The Sigma DP1 Quattro's Bizarre Shape 

Sigma is known primarily for lenses, buy it also makes cameras. The most recent creation is the Quattro series. Like previous models, it uses Sigma’s unique high resolution Foveon sensor. But this time around, some serious shape-shifting has been applied to the body for a truly oddball camera that is hard to come to grips with (literally).


Learn How To Make Milky Way Time-Lapses In About 20 Minutes

It’s no secret that Gizmodo loves Milky Way time-lapses. They’re an awe-inspiring fixture on the internet we can’t help but highlight. But astrophotographer (jealous of that job title) Ian Norman wants to transform us from just casual observers into active creators.


F-Stop Guru: An Adventuresome Camera Bag That Gets A Lot Right

Finding the right camera bag is as difficult as buying the right pair of shoes. They don’t fit comfortably, hold your equipment well, and they’re never cheap. Yet, they’re necessary. Though there are ways to circumvent the disaster that is the state of camera bags these days, the F-Stop Guru does a near-perfect job of getting it right for photographers.


This Guy's Job Is To Hack Cameras For National Geographic Photographers

If you’ve ever dreamt of a weird feature you wanted your camera to have for a specially specific purpose, the guy to call would be Kenji, National Geographic’s very own tinkerer extraordinaire. Head over to their very own Proof blog for a peek inside his workshop.


Sony A7 Mark II Hands-On: Here's What 5-Axis Stabilisation Can Do

The recent surprise announcement of Sony’s a7 Mark II had people reeling about the first-ever 5-axis in-body stabilisation on a full-frame camera. We recently got our meathooks on one of the new cams and wanted to show you just a bit of what it can do before giving it a more comprehensive report.