photography

These Trippy Cross-Section Portraits Were Made Without Photoshop

Berlin-based artist Michael Lamoller uses analogue editing techniques to create super trippy timelapse portraits of people in a series called “Tatochronos”. The portraits are collaged upon one another from several printed images, cut up, and then layered. The look results in a cutaway-style collage of a person.


Google's Awesome 360-Panorama Photo Sphere App Comes To iOS

Since making its debut on Android a little over a year ago, Photo Sphere has been one of those “Hey, look what my phone can do!” things that Android users have lorded over their non-Android friends. But today Google is opening the doors to iPhone users with the Photo Sphere Camera app of iOS. This is good news for those of us who love looking at these awesome images.


What All The Metal From A Single Mine Would Look Like As A Giant Orb

Of all the ways humans have altered the Earth, mining must be one of the most awesome — just for the sheer ratio of Earth excavated to metals and gems recovered. Still, it’s hard to visualise just how much a single mine has netted in numbers, which is why For What It’s Worth is so interesting.


5 Of The Best Retro Digital Cameras You Can Buy

If you’re looking for a new camera, choosing one is difficult enough in the first place. If you want a camera that looks the part as well, your choice becomes more difficult, but only because you have a bevy of beauties to pick from. Here are a few of our expert choices for a top-of-the-line, retro-styled digital camera.


Gizmodo Camera Buying Guide 2014: Everything You Need To Know

Purchasing a new camera can be a daunting task. There are a few things to keep in mind when you’re choosing between different models, though, that can simply the process somewhat. Here are some of the crucial things you need to know if you’re thinking of buying a new camera.


The Absurd Joy Of Waterslides Is Captured In These Perfectly Timed Shots

Picture it: You’re barrelling through a person-sized tube with your swimmers on and a ton of water whooshing along, until all of a sudden… WHEEE! You’re spit out like a rag doll before plunging into a chlorinated pool. Krista Long has spent many a warm afternoon capturing that action in a series she’s called “I Love Summer” and hey — she makes a strong case.


Nail The Perfect Hyperlapse With This Helpful Video

The professionals make it look easy, but the truth is creating good hyperlapses (and timelapses) requires skill and patience. Unlike snapping a single still, lapse photography depends on capturing a lot of images with minimal to no variation in light levels, framing and positioning. If you’re after some pointers, you’ve come to the right place (well, video).


These Swirly Light Paintings Look Like A Flash-Forward To The Rapture

Despite predictions to the contrary, we have yet to experience any kind of global rapture here on earth. Should believers ever get beamed up to the heavens, I kind of imagine it would be in the kind of illuminated vortices created and snapped by British photographer Martin Kimbell.


Gizmodo Camera Buying Guide 2014: 5 Tips For Understanding Manual Photography Features

If you can already take a great photo using your new digital camera in its automatic or semi-manual shooting modes, why not go the whole hog and try out entirely manual photography? It’ll add a completely different dimension to your photographs through trial and error, and you’ll add an entirely new set of skills to your portfolio. Here are five quick tips for using your camera manually.


Here's How Much Lighting Can Change The Way Someone's Face Looks

It’s obviously not a secret that lighting has the ability to change how a person’s face looks, but photographer Sebastian Petrovski wanted to show how dramatic that difference could be in his photo series Perception Is Reality.