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A Photo Of A Potato Just Sold For A Million Dollars

Not a gold potato, not a rare potato, not even a real potato — but a photo of a potato. A million dollars. For a photo of a potato.


A Camera Flash Reveals This Poster's Secret LGBTQ Support Message

There are a million reasons — academic and social — why high school can be quite an ordeal for kids. So a Toronto LGBTQ advocacy group has created a unique poster, put up in schools across the city, that uses a camera phone’s flash to reveal a secret supportive message about gender identity and sexual orientation.


This Shark Shepherdess Looks Like She Stepped Out Of An Underwater Fairy Tale

A lovely shepherdess in a flowing white dress tends to her flock in these gorgeous photographs reminiscent of a fairy tale. The twist: the shepherdess is underwater, and her charges are white-tipped reef sharks.


Canon's PowerShot G9 X And G5 X Cameras: The Gizmodo Review

What makes a great small camera? For some, it must have comfortable controls. For others, it must actually fit comfortably in a pants pocket. We’re so picky! Canon’s two new high-end compacts have two different beautiful exteriors that almost make me forget their few shortcomings.


A Traffic Camera Captured This Gorgeous Shot Of A Snowy Owl In Flight

Traffic cameras aren’t really known for taking particularly interesting images of the local wildlife (or anything interesting for that matter), but as this jaw-dropping photo attests, sometimes the nature comes to you.


Watch A Crystal Clear Video Shot With A Lens From 1880

Back in 1880, James Garfield was elected president of the United States and Thomas Edison was alive and tinkering in his Menlo Park lab. That’s also the year also when this camera lens was made.


Hands On With Leica's Brilliant But Back-Breaking Mirrorless Camera

You have to marvel at the way Leica dives in to things unapologetically, even when its choices seem like those of a madman. Consider the Leica SL, an entirely new full-frame mirrorless camera. Bundled with a lens it runs over $US12,000, and it weighs more than some small boulders. I got to use it for a weekend, and here’s what it’s like.


Savour The Ephemeral Beauty Of These Frozen Soap Bubbles

Blowing bubbles is fun in the summer, but it gets really interesting when the mercury plummets in winter. When temperatures get cold enough, bubbles will freeze faster than they can pop. You can watch freezing bubbles in action in a new video from Warsaw-based photographer Pablo Zaluska.


The New Nikon D5 Shooting At 12 FPS Is The Most Satisfying Sound You'll Ever Hear

Revealed this past week at CES 2016, Nikon’s D5 is the company’s new flagship DSLR with a 20.3-megapixel full-frame sensor, and a hefty $US6500 ($9253) price tag. But watching this video of the camera’s new 12 frames-per-second, 153-point autofocus system in action will still make you lust for one.


Capture Your Holiday Videos In Glorious 4K With Panasonic's New Compact Shooter

Instead of forcing your family to endure a gruelling slideshow of your holiday photos, Panasonic wants you to treat them to stunning 4K videos of your hotel room, random meals and various takeoffs with its new Lumix DMC-Zs100 — a compact shooter with a hefty one-inch sensor.


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