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Why Did Apple Just Pay $360 Million For Microsoft’s Sloppy Seconds?

Over the weekend, news broke that Apple bought an Israeli company called Primesense for $360 million. Here’s what that could mean for Apple’s future.<p>You may not have heard of Primesense before, so when Israeli newspapers reported over the weekend that Apple had purchased the company for $360 …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Noritaka Minami’s ‘1972’, an inside look at the Nakagin Capsule Tower - The Fox Is Black

The Nakagin Capsule Tower, designed by Kisho Kurokawa, opened in March of 1972 as an ideal for architecture, allowing for a flexible capsule based …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

Wine Country in the mist

Lower Antelope Canyon: Skylight

Spectacular Time-Lapse Born Out of 13,000 Miles and 10,000 Photos

The “quit your day job and go on the adventure you’ve always dreamed of” piece of advice is given so often as to almost be cliché. And yet, many of …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope and Macro Photography Stand for Only $10

If you’ve followed PetaPixel for a little while, you’ll already know that a laser pointer’s focus lens can be put to good DIY use helping you take …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Charging Rhino in Mid Flight

It can be incredibly scary to be on the approaching end of an angry animal, especially when said animal is a rhino, which is widely regarded as one …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

What human faces might look like in 100,000 years

Since we humans are prone to launching chemical weapons, unwittingly killing off the bee population or other factors that could lead to our extinction, it may be presumptuous to imagine what we'll look like in 100,000 years. But designer and researcher Nickolay Lamm has speculated anyway, …

Just WOW

Superhot is an FPS where time only moves when you do

Last month we saw the inspired week-long game jam, 7DFPS, which tasked developers with creating a first-person shooter in seven days. With this tiny …

Beyond The Borscht Belt: Life After The Catskills' Heyday Of Hotels

Bob Skinner is an architectural photographer by trade who photographs multimillion-dollar properties around New York. He doesn't often photograph people for his commercial work, but by his own admission, he is something of a "people person."<p>"I've learned that I can stand in the middle of a field …

5 Ways to Take Better Smartphone Photos

When you think about smartphone photography what comes to mind? My guess is you probably think about Instagram, photo filters, bad selfies and any …

Beautiful and Disorienting Photographs of Reflections on Sandy Beaches

Back in June, New York City-based photographer Htet T San visited a number of beaches around The Big Apple, mainly on Coney Island and at Brighton …

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Boy and His Big Best Friend

A dog is a boy’s best friend. Especially when it’s bigger than you are:<p>A boy and his dog in “Followed,” captured by Elena Shumilova (Via Imgur)<p>In …

Digital Photography Printing for Wall Art: Introduction

Photography and printing are two very different things. Although they are closely related in how they depend on one another, they take two very …

Stitching Images For Larger Prints

Several months ago I was asked by a potential client if I had any images that were capable of being printed very large- up to 20 feet across! It …

Behind the Scenes of a Photo Shoot with an Academy Award-winning Actress

Cover photos for well-known magazines tend to have an air of sophistication. The talented photographers creating them must be highly skilled at …

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