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Insane drone photos of pink lakes, erupting volcanoes, and more

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition, highlighting the best of this world-changing technology. Here are 10 of our favorites, from a dramatic waterfall in Iceland to a technicolor sunset in China.<p>1. "Pink Lake," Bumbunga, Southern Australia<p>It's less …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

‘Photography Made Difficult’: The Life and Work of Photojournalist W. Eugene Smith

“Photography Made Difficult” is a 1989 documentary about the career of renowned photojournalist William Eugene Smith, a man who helped to pioneer the …

The Filter Pocket Toddy is a Premium Microfiber Lens Cloth for Your Keychain

The Filter Pocket Toddy is a microfiber lens cloth designed for photographers on the go. When not in use, the product folds up into a small built-in …

The $10 IKEA Piece: An Interesting Social Experiment on the Value of Art

When Peter Lik sold a print to a collector for $6.5 million last year, people balked at the news. Lik is known to be a savvy businessman who has …

Cutting Edge Art and Technology Installations at STRP Biennial Defy Boundaries of Space

From March 20 to March 29, Eindhoven in the Netherlands is hosting one of Europe's most major art and technology events, the STRP Biennial. For 10 days, four large industrial halls are filled with monumental installations, cutting edge music and spectacular performances. This biennial focuses on …

Art

This Tortoise Will Have A Happier Life, Thanks To Her New 3D-Printed Shell

Things are looking up for Cleopatra: The leopard tortoise now has a 3D-printed prosthesis to protect her deformed shell from further injury by other tortoises.<p>(Photo: Gary Stefanski)<p>Cleopatra suffers from what is known as "pyramiding" or "peaking." That means that rather than growing smoothly, her …

Testing Out a Rosco Gel Kit for Creative and Colorful Photographic Lighting

I received a Rosco Gel kit a week ago, and after a few tests I can say I really love using all the awesome colors for my photography.<p>The kit includes …

A First Glimpse of Canon’s Small 4K Camera

Canon has long been rumored to have a small 4K camera up its sleeve, and now the world is getting its first glimpse of the new product. The company …

An 8-Bit Instant Camera Made with a Gun, Game Boy, Camera, and Thermal Printer

Moscow-based artist Dmitry Morozov has created a strange DIY camera unlike any we’ve seen before. It’s an 8-bit instant photo shooter created with an …

Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage

Last year, Amazon gave a boost to its Prime members when it launched a free, unlimited photo storage for them on Cloud Drive. Today, the company is expanding that service as a paid offering to cover other kinds of content, and to users outside of its loyalty program. Unlimited Cloud Storage will …

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …

Cute

Record collector builds world's largest vinyl hoard – six million and counting

Brazilian Zero Freitas began with a pocket-money purchase in 1965 and snapped up a million records in a single month last year – and now he is planning a non-profit exhibition centre and lending library<p>With evident tenderness, Zero Freitas removes a record from its sleeve, places the vinyl on the …

Leica Has Created Two Single Edition M Rangefinders Designed by Elementary School Kids

Leica has created two unique M-series rangefinders based on designs by elementary school kids. One is a Leica M (type 240) covered with a rainbow …

How I Made Myself a 16×20-inch Bellows Camera

Starting back in May of 2014, I finally put my first foot forward in the making of a 16×20 inch bellows camera. The idea to build a camera was …

10 Photographers Share Their Favorite Pictures Shot with a Leica M Rangefinder

To mark the 60th anniversary of its M line of rangefinder cameras, Leica recently interviewed 10 well known photographers about their experience with …

Experiment Shows What Happens When You Repost a Photo to Instagram 90 Times

Every time you post a photo to Instagram, it loses a <i>tiny</i> bit of quality. It’s not really noticeable for a single upload, but if you save and repost …

Book Review: ‘The Decisive Moment’ by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Wow… Where do I even begin? I would say that “The Decisive Moment” by Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most beautiful photo books I have ever …

China Takes Winning Prestigious Photo Contests Very, Very Seriously

China is a country that’s known to take the Olympics (the summer ones, at least) <i>very</i> seriously as the nation competes for a bigger presence on the …

Konost Hopes to Launch ‘The World’s First True Digital Rangefinder’

There’s a mysterious and intriguing new website online for a startup camera company called Konost. From the looks of it, the team is trying to build …

Multiple Camera Drones Were Lost for This Imagery of a Volcano’s Insides

Explorer Sam Cossman recently employed the help of multiple drones to capture photos and footage of the Marum Crater in an active volcano on the …

Artist Creates 25 Life-Size Sculptures of Leica Cameras Out of Different Materials

Artist Daniel Arsham has a new exhibition at the Leica Gallery Los Angeles that consists of 25 life-sized Leica camera replicas created out of …

New Eyes on Familiar Streets: Todd Gross in New York City

Park Avenue South, May 2012.<br>Todd Gross<p>1 of 20<p>Photographing on the streets of New York City is hardly a novel venture. Artists like Bruce Gilden and …

Leica Survives the Digital Shift

Camera maker struggled with the death of film, but now it has a lucrative niche: digital, retro cameras<p>WETZLAR, Germany—Booming smartphone sales are eating into the digital camera market, but the inventor of the 35mm film camera isn’t blinking.<p>High-end camera producer Leica Camera AG celebrated its …

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Thailand's Drug Scourge: Photographs by James Nachtwey

A raid on suspected meth dealers and users in Thailand's Pattaya City.<br>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>1 of 12<p>Get caught using drugs in Thailand, and you're …

Trevor Paglen on Photographing Secret Military Sites with a Telescope

PBS series <i>Art in the 21st Century</i> recently released this 6-minute look at the work of photographer Trevor Paglen, a guy who points his camera through …

Sold Out: Alec Soth Snapchat Photos That Disappear After 10 Seconds

Renowned Magnum photographer Alec Soth is experimenting with a new way of delivering photos to art buyers and a new way for art buyers to experience …

Elon Musk made SpaceX photos public domain because of a tweet

Twitter's still good sometimes<p>Earlier this week, SpaceX published a batch of 100 photos on Flickr under a Creative Commons license, which gave the public the ability to download and use the images with proper attribution. It was a voluntary and interesting move by Elon Musk, but some felt it didn't …

Amazon Announces Unlimited Photo Storage for Just $12 a Year

Amazon has just dropped a huge bomb on the file storage industry by announcing two new unlimited cloud storage subscription plans. One lets you store …