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Meet the London cab driver who takes incredible photographs of the capital's landmarks at dawn

It’s on early morning drives before he starts his shift driving a black cab in London that Terry Gibbins sometimes spots the perfect photo …

England

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

Landscape Photography

Sensor breakthrough: Sony has developed a backlit CMOS sensor with global shutter

Sony has made something of a breakthrough in sensor development, announcing a new backside-illuminated stacked sensor that can read out every pixel …

Cameras

I Visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with an Infrared Camera

A few years ago, I visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with an infrared camera. We always hear praises of the might of Mother Nature, how it renders …

Revolutionary ‘Metalens’ Can Focus All Visible Light on One Point

Researchers have created the first “metalens” that can focus the entire visible spectrum of light onto a single point in high resolution. The …

This universal DSLR lens cap could be the last one you'll ever need

To DSLR photography enthusiasts, camera lenses are our babies. And while we do as much as we can to be the best camera parents, lens caps fall out of …

Cameras

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2017

One of my goals here at CaptureLandscapes is to keep you inspired to go out creating compelling images. Part of that journey involves highlighting …

Photography

19-Year-Old Student Hides Spy Camera In His Clothing To Take Secret Street Photos In The 1890s

Carl Størmer (1872-1957) enjoyed a hobby that was very, very unusual at the time. He walked around Oslo, Norway in the 1890s with his spy camera and …

Watch a mesmerizing timelapse of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch

Photographer Jesse Watson has been following the SpaceX launches for quite some time. Fascinated by the footage he has seen, he wanted to make a …

Microsoft Paid ‘Bliss’ Photog $100K+ and ‘Autumn’ Photog $45

The iconic default Microsoft XP wallpaper “Bliss” is considered to be the most-viewed photo of all time. While Microsoft paid the photographer behind …

Photography

Google’s new photography apps give your photos and videos a quirky touch

<i>App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday</i> …

Apps

This camera app requires users to wait three days for pictures to ‘develop’

Thanks to the convenience of smartphones, snapping photos has become second nature. Anyone can grab a phone and take as many pics as they want. Even …

Mobile Photography

Red sky at night, and other mysteries solved: The science of sunrise and sunset

Is the 'Red Sky at night' saying true? What's the difference between sunrise and sunset? And why does the sky go red in the first place? Jay …

Ghostly Relics from the Soviet past lost in the snow

Looking at Moscow-based Danila Tkachenko’s photographs that constitute <i>Restricted Areas</i> is a chilling experience. Technological feats that were once …

19 Winning Photos From Nat Geo's 2016 Nature Photographer Contest That Will Inspire Your Next Trip

If you ever need a reminder that the world is full of amazing places to visit and see, just take a look at the winning photos of National Geographic's nature photographer of the year contest. The winning photos will make you rethink your vacation plans in a heartbeat.<p>The contest, which ran from …

20 Of The Best Wildlife Photos Handpicked From Around The Web

4. Snow Monkey<p><b>Photographer:</b> Steven Diaz | Facebook | Instagram<p><b>About the photo:</b> Canon EOS 5D Mark III with a focal length of 200mm; Shot at 1/4000s at …

Heads Up: If you’re a Photoshop/Lightroom CC Subscriber, Here’s How to Get a Professional-Looking Online Portfolio Free

Hey gang – this quick little video (below) is about an awesome portfolio feature that already comes with your Adobe Creative Cloud subscription (even …

Adobe Updates Lightroom CC, Adds Reference View to the Develop Panel

Adobe has finally updated Lightroom CC. Besides support for a whole slew of new cameras and lenses, there is a brand new Reference View interface …

Canon Releases Firmware Updates for Multiple Cameras

Canon has released firmware updates for 5 DSLRs, with more updates on the way.<p>Corrects a phenomenon in which when using the camera with the EF-S …

The Growing Photoshop File Size and How to Open It in Lightroom

Our images are growing fat — so fat that the software we like to work with isn't able to cope with their file sizes. But along comes Sean Bagshaw …

Adobe Lightroom CC Update Includes Smart Preview Performance Boost

If you are reading the title to this post and checking the date then you are not alone. Adobe today announced the latest version of Lightroom CC and …

Tutorials

How a Portrait of Photographer and Actress Berry Berenson Changed Jamie Lee Curtis’s Life

As Curtis publishes her 11th children’s book, she recalls how the 1970s image of Berry Berenson inspired her to be herself—and the pain she felt when Berenson died on 9/11.<p>“I am a photographer. The power of images has always spoken to me. Historical photojournalism. A Jewish boy in the Warsaw …

In August, the Netherlands turns purple and this is what it looks like

When photographers think of my country they think of windmills, Amsterdam and tulips. These are generally the most photographed subjects in the …

Zeiss Announces Three New Milvus Series Lenses

<i>The lens family with manual focusing for DSLR cameras is now also available with focal lengths of 15, 18 and 135m</i><p><b>OBERKOCHEN/Germany, 08/09/2016</b> – Two …

Fishing for a lift: Image of young fish taking refuge in the stinging tentacles of a giant jellyfish scoops the top prize in the British Wildlife Photography Awards

• <b>A stunning image of a Lion's mane jellyfish swimming off the coast of Scotland has claimed the top prize</b>• <b><br>Thousands of spectacular pictures were</b> …

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Scores an 88 on DXOMark

DXOMark has completed their review of the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and has given the camera a sensor score of 88. This is the highest score ever for a …

The New Hasselblad: Mirrorless, 50MP and ‘Twice as Interesting’ as You Think

Since Hasselblad confirmed they would announce a “game changer” on June 22nd, speculation and unconfirmed specs have been flying around the photo …

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - Part 1: Why shoot aerials?

Man has always had the dream of flight – but so has the photographer. It’s a unique experience to shoot from the air, and it has some incredible …