Alan Burnett

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Sony G Master Series Lenses: Hands-On Impressions and Sample Image Gallery

<i>[To see the EXIF data and full-resolution images, check out this gallery on Flickr (warning: full-res images from the Sony A7R II are 20 MB+). Photos</i> …

Cameras

Super Bowl: The Early Years in Pictures

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

All Our Favorite Full-Size SUVs That Are Obscenely Overpowered

If you’re looking for giant SUVs with ridiculous power figures, these are your choices.<p>I love powerful cars, even if they can only go in a straight …

These Are the First Photos Taken From the Surface of the Moon in 37 Years

In 2013, China became the third country to land a vehicle on the moon. Now, a trove of photos from Chang’e-3's historic expedition—35 Gigabytes in …

Super Slow-Motion Footage of a Fire Tornado Is as Mesmerizing as It Sounds

I know it’s a bit of a cliche, but I love fire as a photography subject. It’s an endless source of unique shapes and color, so you can dial in a fast …

Photography

Get Lost in the Contact Sheets of Magnum Photographers Elliot Erwitt, Martin Parr, Eve Arnold and More

For every iconic photograph, there is a story, and for every story that predated the rise of the digital camera, there’s a contact sheet. As part of …

5 Warning Signs That You Are Failing at Photography

Are you struggling to make it as a professional photographer? Here are the top five warning signs that your career is headed for failure, and how to …

Pictures of the day: 23 November 2015 - Telegraph

Redditors Reimagine Photo of a Flexible Cat in Hilarious Photoshop Battle

Photoshop Battles (aka PSBattle) never ceases to delight us with the hilarious creations rendered by skilled participants, all inspired by a single photograph. For those unfamiliar with the popular PSBattle subreddit, it’s a place where a Redditor posts a source image, and then others superimpose …

Dance

Use This ‘Hold Your Sub’ Trick for Slimmer Portraits

New York portrait photographer Peter Hurley is back again with yet another pro portrait trick he uses for shooting better headshots of people. This …

New Understanding of Cause of Alzheimer's Symptoms

<b>Amyloid plaques may be strangling blood flow.</b><p>Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have uncovered a mechanism in the brain that could …

Dementia

NASA Orders Crewed Vehicle From SpaceX And Starts A New Space Race

There’s a new space race happening, much smaller in scope than the great US/USSR rivalry of the ‘60s, but one that still marks a huge milestone: the …

Space Travel

Will NASA Ever Send Astronauts To Pluto?

With its nitrogen-dominated atmosphere and water-rich icy surface, Pluto seems much more hospitable than even the most sanguine planetary scientists would have wagered a decade ago. But could it ever play host to an Antarctic-styled research station?<p>That is, as a base to routinely house …

In 40 million years, Mars may have a ring (and one fewer moon)

Nothing lasts forever – especially Phobos, one of the two small moons orbiting Mars. The moonlet is spiraling closer and closer to the Red Planet on its way toward an inevitable collision with its host. But a new study suggests that pieces of Phobos will get a second life as a ring around the rocky …

Tesla's Model X starts at $80,000, and preorder customers can finally choose their options

It'll still be many months before Tesla is able to fill all the orders for its Model X crossover, but at least would-be owners are now able to choose options and colors for their cars: the company announced this afternoon that "general production" Model X customers can go through the configurator, …

2016 Camaro SS vs. 2016 Mustang GT

You Again: The Greatest Rivalry in Cars Reignites<p>I’ll never forget the first time a fourth-gen Camaro SS rolled up on me in my 2000 Mustang GT. It was late at night. The roads were clear. He revved. I revved. Adrenaline surged. The light turned green. The Camaro ripped away from the light. And I—a …

Sports Cars

Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail

I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but possibly not what the …

NASA paying $1.16 billion so Aerojet Rocketdyne can start making engines for Mars

Four RS-25 engines will be used to power the Space Launch System<p>NASA wants a whole new crop of rocket engines from engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne. The space agency just awarded the company a $1.16 billion contract, restarting Aerojet's production line for its RS-25 engines. Four RS-25s will …

Earth May Wear An Invisible Fur Coat Made Of Dark Matter

Mysterious substance may form hairs that are hundreds of thousands of miles long<p>Regular matter--the stuff that makes up everything humans have ever seen or felt--makes up just 5 percent of the universe. The rest is made up of dark matter and dark energy.<p>Although we’ve never detected dark matter, …

7 Things You Need to Think About Before Pressing the Shutter

Have you ever spent a day shooting a wedding or walking through a city doing street photography or hiking trails in search of the perfect landscape? …

SpaceX raps ULA bid to get U.S. waiver for Russian engines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, has slammed a bid by United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, to get a waiver from a U.S. ban on Russian rocket engines for military use.<p>Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla Motors and …

NASA Unveils Over 8,000 More Retro Photos From The Heyday Of Space Exploration

Give astronauts a camera and turns out they’ll document dazzling photos of the Earth, spacecrafts in orbit, the moon’s deep craters, plus a few shots of mundane matters like brushing their teeth and shaving. A rare few have made it into outer space but thanks to NASA’s initiative to make the cosmic …

Space Exploration

These 14 Sleek Solar Homes Do More Than Produce Power

Fewer college teams built homes to compete in this year’s Solar Decathlon, but their gee-whiz features might offer a surprising glimpse of the future.<p>They’re not simply places to live. They charge cars, grow food, collect water, and generate electricity during blackouts. These <i>Dwell</i>-like beauties …

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo: Pictures

Endangered Species

Death in the clouds: The problem with Everest’s 200+ bodies

They lie frozen in time, thousands of metres above sea level. The grim death toll on Everest is becoming impossible to ignore, says Rachel Nuwer.<p><i>“But when I say our sport is a hazardous one, I do not mean that when we climb mountains there is a large chance that we shall be killed, but that we are</i> …

Publisher Spotlight: The Washington Post

<b># of Flipboard Magazines</b>: 19<p><b># of Articles Flipped</b>: 1,778<p><b>Most Read Magazine</b>: “Contenders Revealed: Hillary Clinton”<p><b>Most Liked Articles</b>: “What Jeb Bush meant when he said the U.S. ‘should not have a multicultural society,'” “Trump plan calls for nationwide concealed carry and an end to gun bans,” “A …

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …