K. Fields

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2014 Detroit Auto Show: 7 Cars We (and You) Can't Wait to Drive

A septet guaranteed to deliver grins.<p>As smokin’ as the following auto-show debutants look in repose on their grand plinths, bathed in light and mobbed by the masses, we’d rather be driving them. Our name isn’t <i>Car and Observer,</i> after all. (That sounds like an autonomous-car magazine. Blech.) Lucky …

Incredible Photos of Spectacular Volcanic Eruption in Chile, Lighting Storm Included

These images by Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni of the Cordón Caulle volcano erupting are so jaw-dropping and mind-blowing that we’re finding …

Commercial Photography: Recipe For Success

My photographer-friend from Moscow Aleksey Dovgulya is visiting me in Los Angeles right now. We went to the same high school, but only met in 2008 …

Rising up...

Incredibly Complex Triple Exposures Created In-Camera

These beautifully composed triple exposure photographs were created completely in-camera by Seattle Times photographer Marcus Yam. Challenged to produce a visual story to go along with a Seattle Times essay, Yam determined that his standard photojournalistic approach would not fit with the content. …

Check Out the New Ibelux 40mm f/0.85: The World’s Fastest Mirrorless System Lens

Speed freaks (at least where lenses are concerned) who love their mirrorless camera get ready to celebrate, because there’s a new super-fast lens on …

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results, captured in Linda Fregni Nagler's book The Hidden Mother, are both touching and unsettling

Microsoft Should Be Worried About Google’s Chromebooks

Just ahead of the holiday shopping season, Microsoft ramped up its FUD machine and launched the next phase of its infamous anti-Google Scroogled campaign last week. This time, the company is targeting Chromebooks, Google’s cheap ChromeOS-based, web-centric laptops. Why is Microsoft worried about …

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …

Xbox One beats PS4 at Wal-Mart, Target on Black Friday - Report

The Xbox One was the best-selling console at Wal-Mart and Target on Black Friday, according to data from retail analytics firm InfoScout. Writing on the company's official blog, the firm said Microsoft's new system made up 31 percent of all console sales, outperforming the PS4 handily, which took …

Call of Duty

'Xbox' tops Bing's entertainment electronics searches in US in 2013

Bing users in the U.S. searched for "Xbox" more than any other piece of entertainment-focused electronics in 2013, according to Microsoft's Bing Trends report for the year.<p>Released yesterday, the report is "based on the aggregation of millions of search queries" throughout 2013 and lists the top 10 …

The one problem with Dropbox’s $8 billion valuation: The service is too easy to leave

Recently I ran out of space on the consumer-focused cloud storage service Dropbox, which as of this morning is reportedly valued at $8 billion. Dropbox has been (cleverly) backing up all my photos every time I connect my phone to my laptop, encouraging me to fill up my allotted gigabytes and get me …

Google Drive

Photo Nuts and Gear Guide

This new eBook is designed to take the mystery out of ensuring you have the perfect photography gear for your needs: from cameras through to lenses, …

Profoto Introduces the Revolutionary New B1: the First Studio Strobe with TTL

It’s been a good few weeks for revolutions in photography. First, Sony broke ground on affordable full-frame mirrorless cameras with the a7 and a7R, …

Position of Light in Photography

In today’s article, we shall look at how the position of light affects photography.<p>As a photographer, I am frequently asked, how do I get such blue …

Rumor Has It: On the Rumor Mill and the Photo Industry

Rumors, leaks, and sneak peaks dominate headlines in photo gear news. More often than not, the appearance, specs and even price of a new piece of …

The Best Path to Becoming a Better Photographer: Education, Experience or Both?

Newcomers to photography these days are quite often surprised at how easy it is to take good pictures. This however, is because modern digital …

40 of the Most Powerful Photographs Captured in the Last Century

It’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. More than words, though, photographs can stir up countless feelings. Photojournalists are …

Photography

Best dSLR Cameras for Beginners in 2018

$864.00 at Becextech Australia<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>8 Design<br>• 8 Features<br>• 8 Performance<br>• 7 Image qual.<p>The Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D continues the line's …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

The Camera of the Future Isn’t From the Past

In an insightful essay about the “graying” of photography, Kirk Tuck opines about seeing 50-year old men proudly displaying their huge DSLRs while …

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Photography

This Nikon-Made Nikkor Lens Clock Wakes You Up to the Sound of a D4 Shutter

We’ve seen all manner of household items take on the shape of your favorite lens (think mugs, humidifiers and portable speakers), but this is the …

What Sports Arenas Look for When Hiring Photographers

A certain air of power is present in sports-related advertising. Take in the walls of a Nike store or graze the pages of Sports Illustrated, and …

Focus Bracketing Technique: Never Miss a Shot

When it comes to photography, the word “bracketing” can mean a lot of things. Essentially, it just refers to the practice of taking the same shot …

What I'm Reading: Photographer Bill Rose

What I’m Reading: Photographer Bill Rose<p>Inside Flipboard / November 6, 2013<p>Photographer Bill Rose is on a mission to document the last signs of …

Speaking a second language delays dementias, even in the illiterate, study finds

There’s more evidence that speaking a second language can delay the onset of dementia later in life — this time in a population where even illiterate people reaped the benefits of being bilingual.<p>Conducted in Hyderabad, India, the largest study of its kind so far found that speaking two languages …

Language Learning

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Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …