Vance Norton

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The Future Of Photography?

About 15 years ago, the first DSLR was introduced. The Nikon D1 showed consumers that digital was the future, and was quickly superseded by the Canon …

Cameras

Wingsuit Pilot Jeb Corliss Flies Through a Narrow Crack in a Mountain in China

In September 2013 wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss rocketed through a 15-foot wide crack in Jang Langshan Mountain in China—a stunt that he captured in …

GoPro Teams Up with Zoologist to Show You What It’s Like to Cuddle with Lions

This’ll video will wake you up… or at least make you feel like your Friday isn’t NEARLY as exciting as it could be. As part of their Hero3+ Adventure …

Fearless Oil & Gas-Related Predictions for 2014

Well, it’s the end of the year 2013, and everyone and his or her brother is busy compiling a Top Ten Something-or-Other (take your pick: movies, songs, celebrity faux pas, football players, baseball players, basketball dunks, Miley Cyrus embarrassments, etc.) list for 2013.<p>Turns out I’m too lazy to …

Army's New Laser Weapon Can Shoot Down Mortars and Drones

The Army has successfully tested a futuristic laser weapon capable of shooting football-sized mortar rounds and unmanned drones out of the sky. The …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

How to Take a Self Portrait

Although you might think that a photographer would love taking a self portrait, it’s actually one of the most difficult pictures to take. With self …

4 Ways To Make Money As A Photographer

Wouldn’t it be nice to make money doing something you love – even if it were just enough to cover the costs of that hobby? I’m going to share with …

Which 50mm Lens Should You Buy?

Tutorial: Creating a Surreal, Conceptual Photo Using ‘Zone Lighting’

In this tutorial I’d like to demonstrate that you don’t need expensive studio flashes to create a complex scene with subtle lighting. I haven’t yet …

Then-and-Now Photos of New York City

NYC Grid is a website run by Paul Sahner that explores and documents New York neighborhoods, “street by street and block by block.” One of the …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Review: Can the Canon EF-M 11-22mm Revive the EOS M System?

The third EF-M lens – finally! The Canon EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM is an important lens for Canon. Since the launch of the EOS M, Canon has been …

Giveaway: Win a Sony RX100 II Compact Camera!

<b>Update</b>: This giveaway is now over. The winner has been announced at the end of this post.<p>We’ve got another exciting giveaway for y’all this week! …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Unsettling Video Shows Staged Photojournalism in the Middle East

<i>“The camera cannot lie.”</i> So goes a phrase that became popular when printed photographs became available to the general public in the 19th century. …

High-Speed Camera System Can Capture Objects Traveling at 7,500 MPH

Researchers at a California company specializing in high-speed imaging equipment have developed a camera add-on capable of freezing objects traveling …

New $100 Bills to Be Released On Time Despite Printing Mistake

"A small fraction" of the next-generation $100 bills scheduled for release in the fall will be destroyed after they did not pass an inspection by the …

Gmail promises “no reasonable expectation” of privacy

UPDATED: Google admits that third-party email users should not be surprised that company processes communication<p>Natasha Lennard<p>August 14, 2013 6:43pm (UTC)<p><b>UPDATED BELOW</b> with statement from Google, clarifying that Gmail users do have privacy protections, but that "third party law" applies when it …

It Keeps Getting Cheaper To Install Solar Panels In The U.S.

Americans who want to install solar panels on their houses are having to pay less than ever before, a new report has found.<p>The installed prices for …