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Zeiss Announces the Otus 28mm f/1.4 for Canon and Nikon SLRs

Zeiss today unveiled the new Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens, adding a new focal length to the highly regarded Otus family alongside the existing 55mm and 85mm …

Cameras

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Artist's Photorealistic Paintings Create Delectable Illusions on Dinner Plates

Artist Jacqueline Poirier is ready and willing to cook up and serve some appetizing artwork. Using plain, white dinner plates as her canvas, she paints hyperrealistic food portraits that display an impressive use of detail, light, and shadow. While Poirier does paint other subjects, she has to …

17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America

Move over, Yellowstone.

Long-Exposure Photos of California Wildfires at Night

For the past few wildfire seasons in Southern California, Los Angeles-based photographer Stuart Palley has taken his camera out into the hills to …

California Wildfires

Man Spends Four Years Growing a Serene Church Made of Trees

While traveling the world, Barry Cox fell in love with architecture, particularly the design and construction of churches. This fascination inspired him to design a cathedral of his own, except he decided to compose the house of worship entirely out of lush trees. To make this dream a reality, Cox …

Beth Moon Returns to Photograph the World's Oldest Trees at Night

After spending over a decade photographing the world's oldest and rarest trees by day, Beth Moon has returned to capture these majestic plants at night. For her <i>Diamond Nights</i> project, Moon spent a considerable amount of time researching to find intriguing trees in southern Africa, South Africa, …

Artist Uses Paint Chips as the Backdrops of His Paintings

At first glance, it looks like artist Shawn Huckins painted hyper-realistic scenes onto paint chips from the hardware store. These swatches are …

Art

Long-Exposure Portraits Lit by Glowing Plankton

Photographer Eric Paré has built much of his career around the concept of light painting, but a recent photo shoot he did involved a very different …

Photography

What Are the Best Waterproof Packs?

<i>A:</i><p>Whether you’re planning a rafting trip or just need a commuter bag for fall, it’s good to have a quality waterproof daypack stashed in your closet.<p>We tested the following four packs during an 18-day Grand Canyon trip in May. Reviewers strapped the bags to boats, wore them on about a dozen side …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Denali

Wildlife biologist <b>Patricia Owen</b> has worked at <b>Denali National Park</b> for more than 25 years. Her specialty? Grizzlies and other charismatic megafauna. While overseeing the park’s wildlife management program to minimize human-wildlife conflicts through education, Pat gets up close and personal with all …

National Parks

Photographer Captures Spectacularly Colorful "Moon Trail" During a 37-Minute Exposure

You have most likely seen countless photographs of vivid star trails posted all across the Internet, but what about a <i>moon trail</i>? On May 4th, 2015, Finnish photographer Janne Voutilainen captured an incredible lunar image that took exactly 2,258 seconds to create. As the rising moon streaked across …

Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Artist Christoph Niemann Transforms Everyday Items into Whimsical Sketches

Christoph Niemann incorporates everyday items into clever sketches that offer a dizzying sense of depth and whimsical perspective. The New York native can take an avocado and make it look like a catcher's mitt; he can transform a comb into a fancy Rolls Royce; he can even turn a poppy-seed bagel …

Climb 659 Steps Up This Historic Colombian Landmark for Majestic Countryside Views

The small town of Guatap, Colombia has a unique landmark that attracts a countless number of visitors each year. The Rock of Guatap is 7,005 ft. high and provides 659 steps for visitors to climb to the top. At the peak of this magnificent rock, tourists are rewarded with marvelous views of the …

Double-Exposure Animal Portraits By Norwegian Photographer

Andreas Lie, a visual artist based in Bergen Norway, has found a beautiful way to blur the boundary between the beautiful Norwegian wilderness …