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Learn the Skill of Critiquing Photographs With These 5 Tips

Raise your hands if you have had your photos critiqued before. Now if you have, do you remember receiving feedback that wasn't too useful? Perhaps …

Self-help

Is This the First Toy Camera Photo Taken from the Edge of Space?

We’ve seen cameras sent to the edge of space to take pictures, and we’ve even seen toys photographed at the edge of space. What we had never see, …

New Technology Thwarts Image Thieves Using… Sudoku?

A Malaysian researcher may have dealt a major blow to image thieves by using the mathematical formulas behind Sudoku puzzles to create hidden, …

How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

The Impossible Project Launches Its Instant Lab

The Impossible Project announced an Instant Lab a while back that allows the user to take a digital photo and impress it onto some instant film–then …

Anti-Photography Patent Shows a Device that Will Spoil a Paparazzo’s Day

There are those who don’t mind being photographed, those who do, and those who are photographed so often they can’t help but mind. Celebrities in …

Photographer Makes Tintype Photos Using Rusty Cans

“Wet Plate Collodion is the photographic process of pouring Collodion onto a plate of thin iron or glass, then exposing and developing that plate …

Beer

'Beetle Sphere' turns iconic Volkswagen into a giant yellow ball

An artist in Indonesia has turned one of the most iconic cars ever produced into a giant ball. The aptly-named <i>Beetle Sphere</i> is the latest sculpture from Ichwan Noor, a Jakarta-based artist who molds cars into three-dimensional spheres and cubes. With <i>Beetle Sphere</i>, Noor chose a yellow 1953 …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Amazing Two-Story Bike Strolls Through Los Angeles

More than just your average bicycle, Richie Trimble's self-built <i>STOOPID TALL</i> bike stands at 14.5 feet tall, making the rider's seat nearly two stories above the ground. It's no wonder why the bike turned heads last week as Trimble rode the towering two-wheeler through the streets of Los Angeles for …

Los Angeles

Glowing Street Silhouettes in Photo Series 'Shining'

<i>Shining</i> is a series of concept photographs, manipulated to depict glowing human shaped figures. They are typical street scenes, you would find in any …

San Francisco

The Beauty of Making a Pen

This video makes me want to play on the lathe! Alexandre Chappel’s video shows him milling his own ball-point pen out of steel, brass, and aluminum.

Asian Photography Stereotypes

Every type of artist has a stereotype: the painter wears glasses and a beret, the rock star has long hair and does a lot of drugs, the writer is poor …

Photography

Time-Lapse Sequences Turned into Timestacks

As a resident from Lake Ontario east of Toronto, Matt Molloy is no stranger to the dazzling sunsets and beautiful cloud formations common to the …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

16 Amazing Tornado Pictures

The southern and mid-western United States are heading into tornado season now. Although living in ‘tornado alley’ is a frightening idea for some …

Weather

The Photo Henri Cartier-Bresson Created Three Years After His Death

Do a search for “Henri Cartier-Bresson” using Google’s image search engine, and the photograph above is one of the results that pops up. Dig a little …

First Impressions of the Fujifilm X100s

I recently took delivery of my first Fujifilm camera, the X100s. There have been some supply issues with UK stockists, I initially ordered this …

HD video

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

Photography

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Review

Despite its numerous flaws, I honestly thought <i>G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra</i> dished out a decent amount of entertainment. That said, I understand why …