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Creative Snapshots Reveal Singapore's Urban Landscape Reflected in Puddles

21-year-old Instagrammer Yafiq Yusman (@_yafiqyusman_) captures creative images of his home of Singapore as reflected in puddles throughout the island. His strikingly symmetrical snapshots feature the city's diverse population and architecture from a unique perspective, taking the viewer on a tour …

Chinatown

Boot up: Iran domain seizure, and the military industrial complex

Plus instant gratification, electric objects, and obscenity convictions<p>A quick burst of 6 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p><b>Icann bids to stop Iran web domain seizure >>></b> <b>BBC News</b><p>The attempt to grab the domains is part of a court case begun by the families of four Americans …

Apple’s latest hire: A social media expert for the company with almost no social media presence

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Andrey Bayda/Shutterstock<p>Another day, another high-profile executive headed to Cupertino. Apple(s appl) has hired …

You need patience to catch a quiet moment in this place, especially if you go on a graduation day with hundreds of students wandering around.

Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) of "braids" in the #Toklat River, #DenaliNationalPark - On assignment for @natgeo magazine.

Abstract Photographs Explore The History Of Light Therapy

If the sun could paint a self-portrait, it might look like one of the images in Danish photographer Nicolai Howalt’s new series, “Light Break: Wavelength.” Resembling abstracted starbursts, eclipses, or minimalist tie-dye, these gorgeously colored compositions blur the line between photography, …

Photography

Futuristic "Fly Citycopter" Re-Imagines the Urban Commute

Forget the hovercraft, because a new concept in urban aerial vehicles is here. Eduardo Galvani has designed the <i>Fly Citycopter</i>, a futuristic helicopter that's geared towards the commuter. Seeing the need for cities to have more eco-friendly options for transportation, Galvani came up with a …

Commuting
World Wildlife Fund
Mobile Photography

10 Outstanding Entries in 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Back in March, we first told you about the start of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, one of the most exciting contests for those passionate about traveling and photography. Now in its 26th year, the contest asks anyone with a camera to show National Geographic their best travel …

One Photographer's Playful Journey Through 25 Historic Sites in France

Take a moment, if you will, and enjoy these fantastical photos of France through the eyes of photographer Maia Flore. She first caught our attention back in December 2010, with her series <i>Sleep Elevation</i>, where beautiful young women were seemingly floating away while they were sound asleep.<p>The …

France
The Arts

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

‘Spinster’ Photographer Poses With Mannequin Family to Depict the American Dream

“My name is Suzanne Heintz and I’m a photographer…and a spinster.”<i>—Suzanne Heintz</i><p>Denver-based photographer and art director Suzanne Heintz was fed up …

Horseshoe Bend

Behance

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

A closer look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Okay, that's it. You've had enough of highly compressed video codecs that crap out on detailed shots and make decent color grading a pipe dream. Now that Blackmagic's $995 Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC) is RAW-ready, isn't it time to make the jump to higher bitrate video? Perhaps. The company's …

Sea of Sheaves

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

The World Photography Organization has just recently announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist. The annual contemporary photography competition includes entries from professionals and amateurs covering a variety of subjects. Competitors enter into one of three …

Manhattanhenge Meets Magritte in Peter Wegner's Inverted Cityscapes

In a twist on the Tao tenet of emptiness, New York City is a place where empty space can be worth more than anything that one might fill it with—so …

New York City

New York Snaps into Focus through Bespectacled Animated Cinemagraphs | Colossal

<p>Digital artists and photographers Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, arguably the masters of cinematic animated gifs, recently shared this wonderfully …

GoPro Files For IPO As The Action Camera Maker Prepares To Go Public

Action camera company GoPro has filed the initial documents for its initial public offering, according to a press release from the company this morning. GoPro has confirmed this to TechCrunch. The announcement is brief, revealing only that the San Mateo company intends to go public as soon as the …

The Sony A7 – Photos & Video at 35mm

<b>Zealand with the Sony A7 – Pictures and Videos</b><p><b>by Peter Lok</b><p>I got into travel photography with the Olympus EP3 and 12mm 2.0. The urge for bigger sensor …

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

Photography

Wrinkled Faces: Portraits by Andrey Zharov

Wrinkled Faces: Portraits by Andrey Zharov<p>Striking series of portraits by Russian photographer Andrey Zharov.

New 35mm, 24-70mm and 28-70mm FE lens reviews.

<i>Zeiss 24-70mm FE lens. Image courtesy Philip Reeve</i><p>Philip Reeve (Click here) tested the Zeiss 24-70mm lens and has mixed feelings about it:<p><i>From the</i> …

50 Awesome Photography Websites Feature Shoot Recommends for Daily Inspiration

With the demise of our blogroll in our new site design, we thought we’d shine the light on 50 unique photography-based websites that inspire us on a …

the photo workflow software

darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your …

Photography