Alan Creed

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Samsung Wants Global Dominance in the Imaging Sensor Business

Korean super conglomerate Samsung is often featured in the press for its amazing phones, many of which are considered the best smartphone models on …

Imaging

Pelican at Hawks Nest.

CP+ 2018 interviews: The reign of the DSLR is almost over...

At DPReview, we’re in touch with the companies that make your favorite cameras and lenses all year-round. Our <i>best</i> opportunity to really tap into how …

Cameras

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Landscape Photography

36 Writing Tips to Help You Write Like the Pros

These 10 minutes will help you become a better writer forever<i>Originally published on</i> <i>airborneorange.com</i>As a blogger, writing is no doubt an integral …

Hints of the 4th Dimension Have Been Detected by Physicists

What would it be like to experience the 4th dimension?<br>Read More

Quantum Mechanics

Out shooting with the most elite camera I've ever held

I took a super-expensive Phase One monochrome-only camera out for a photoshoot and it taught me a lot about my own photography.<p>I'm a professional photographer with more than 15 years of experience. Still, I was daunted when I took a £54,000 camera system out for a photoshoot test drive.<p>I normally …

Photography

Mystery Radio Bursts From Space Just Got Even Weirder

Oxon Hill, Maryland<p>Astronomers are transfixed by twisted waves seen coming from an odd object three billion light-years away.<p>There’s a new twist in the tale of one of the strangest objects in the sky.<p>About three billion light-years away, that mysterious object continually hurls humongous blasts of …

Wildlife photographer of the year people's choice award - in pictures

The Natural History Museum has chosen 24 of the best images from its Wildlife photographer of the year competition shortlist. Members of the public can vote for their favourite by 5 February 2018<p><b>‘</b>Luciano had to climb the cecropia tree, in the protected Atlantic rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil, …

Nature Photography

The Power of RAW on the iPhone

I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve …

Mobile Photography

8 Great Photographers Of Today That You Likely Don't Know About

<i>“Make the picture, just make the picture.</i><p><i>You've got the rest of your life to figure out what it means.”</i><p>Keith Carter<p>We all love talking about the …

Art

What’s the Best Focal Length for Portrait Photos? One Pro’s Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

We regularly post portrait tutorials, and they typically involve shooting and posing techniques, lighting guidelines, and image-editing tips. In the …

Advanced Composition Special Offer

<i>“</i>Absolutely brilliant... Before reading this guide... <b>I was playing it safe.</b> I am now much more confident in experimenting, and, as a result, my …

Bite Size Tips: 3 Quick Tips For Better Architecture Photos

Architecture photos, although they may look simple, are a very challenging genre of photography and, if done well, can be very rewarding. Like other …

Landscape Photography

Chris Clor Captures the Beauty of the Outdoors in Punchy Monochromes

<i>All images by Chris Clor. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>There’s no doubt that landscape photos look stunning in color. Once in a while, …

Photography
Digital Cameras

Picfair: Women Behind the Lens Photography Competition

Picfair is seeking a fresh generation of female photographers to share their perspectives on the world. The competition is open for entries from 26 …

Secrets from the Pros: Everything About B&W Photography | Moment

Buzz<p>Secrets from the Pros: Everything About B&W Photography<p>Words<p>| Tammy Danan<p>October 30, 2017<p>Previous Post Next Post<p>I’m sure you’ve heard people say …

First Rock From Outside the Solar System Sails Past Earth

Astronomers were stunned to see the first known object flung through our cosmic neighborhood from interstellar space.<p>Astronomers around the world are scrambling to study an object unlike anything they’ve ever seen: a chunk of rock and ice seemingly fired our way from another solar system.<p>Discovered …

Planet Nine Could Be Our Solar System's Missing 'Super Earth'

Planet Nine is out there, and astronomers are determined to find it, according to a new statement from NASA. In fact, mounting evidence suggests it's …

Astronomy

Sunset Putty Beach

The Closest Star System to Earth Could Be Concealing a Dark, Long-Kept Secret

Interstellar theft is a thing.<p>The nearest star system to our own could hold our best chance of finding a habitable, Earth-like exoplanet – but it may …

Universe

I Got Tired of People Giving My Camera Credit, So I Bought a $200 DSLR Kit

When I first began posting my photos online, I started getting comments like “Wow, you must have a great camera!,” or “Anybody can take photos like …

Nobel Prize-winning detectors revealed a cosmic cataclysm

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every time a new telescope has been turned on, we have learned something fundamental about our universe.<p>Galileo's first telescope saw the moons of Jupiter and forever destroyed the idea that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Edwin Hubble used the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1917 …

Physics

30 Cool Photography Links to Enjoy With Your Morning Coffee

We've really enjoyed another action packed week in the wide world of photography, with writers and artists from all genres publishing photos and blog …

Photography

We Finally Know Why Galaxies Across The Universe Have All Those Weird Shapes

This may change our understanding of cosmic evolution.<p>In 1926, famed astronomer Edwin Hubble developed his morphological classification scheme for …

Universe

How to Make Your Skies More Dramatic Using Photoshop

So much of a landscape image is in how you edit it; many different personalities and effects can shine through the same scene when processed by …

Experiment reveals evidence for a previously unseen behaviour of light

Beams of light do not, generally speaking, bounce off each other like snooker balls. But at the high energies in the Large Hadron Collider at CERN they have just been observed doing exactly that<p>Light is useful, versatile and perplexing. We see with it - that is, we make sense of our surroundings …

Physics