Matěj Valtr

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Our nanny, the photographer Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier was a Chicago nanny who left behind a vast, secret hoard of her pictures. Now she's being hailed as one of the best street US street photographers of the 20th century<p>"Honestly, my reaction when this process started was, oh, they're doing a movie on my crazy nanny who I never really …

Eyewitness: Hong Kong

Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series

How optical illusions trick your brain - Nathan S. Jacobs

Secrets of the Water Bear, the Only Animal That Can Survive in Space

The microscopic tardigrade—also known as the water bear—is the only animal that can survive the cold, irradiated vacuum of outer space. We talked to leading tardigrade researchers to find out what makes these little guys so amazing.<p><b>What's so special about tardigrades?</b><p>Tardigrades are a class of …


So you Want to Shoot Landscapes? [Top 12 dPS Landscape articles from 2013]

Landscape photography is always a popular topic here on dPS. Who doesn’t love a great mountain scenic image, or a shot of the rolling waves on the …


How a Photographer Makes an Exploded View of a Car

Fabian Oefner is known for his melding of photography and science. The Swiss artist has photographed ferroliquid combined with watercolors. He’s …

Landscape Photography

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …


Parents Recreate Famous Film Scenes with Cardboard Boxes and Their Baby Boy

I don’t have kids just yet, so I can’t say from experience, but it seems one of the benefits of having a child is the ability to feature the adorable …

Gone to the Beach

Gone to the Beach - dPS will be in limited mode over the holidays but will be back full steam January 3rd, 2014

Digital Photography

Most Powerful Photos of the Year 2013 from Reuters Photojournalists

As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect back on the high points (and low points) experienced in the past year. Many people look back on the year by …


Touching 61st Anniversary Photos Inspired by the Pixar Movie ‘Up!’

Sixty-one years ago, when Dorothy and Donald Lutz got married, there was one conspicuous absence as they recited their vows: the wedding …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Oh, To Be a Cat

Cats have it pretty good — basking in the sun, taking catnaps, walking around like they own the world. Ancient Egyptians believed that cats were …

Photography Tutorials