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New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

Get all the details on the Milky Way’s celestial objects<p>This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly detailed sky map of the Milky Way Galaxy that showcases the brightness and positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. It’s the most comprehensive catalog of stars to date, and it …

Stratolaunch Rocket-Launching Airplane Could Carry a New Space Shuttle

In a new book, Paul Allen said he hopes to use the biggest plane in the world to launch a reusable space shuttle.<p>The twin-fuselage Stratolaunch airplane, with the longest wingspan in the world, is designed to carry as many as three rockets up to altitude and then drop them so they can launch …

This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.

What will passenger planes look like in 2068?

<b>(CNN) —</b> If time travelers from 1968 found themselves in an airport today, there might be plenty of changes that surprise them. But the planes would look reassuringly familiar.<p>While there have been vast improvements in materials, engines and avionics -- helping 2017 become the safest year in …

Aviation

Nighttime Footage of Los Angeles Shot Out of the Open Door of a Helicopter

Photographer Vincent Laforet dazzled the world a few years ago by photographing iconic cities at night through the open door of a helicopter flying …

I Travelled 40,000 Km Across Siberia To Photograph Its Indigenous People. One Year Later Here’s The Result

Hi! My name is Alexander Khimushin. Nine years ago I packed my backpack to see the world and have been globe-trotting ever since visited 85 …

An Intimate Interview With Street Photographer Rohit Vohra By Arek Rataj

Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his …

Nikon Night Photography Showdown: D850 vs the D750, D810, and D5

My name is Lance Keimig, and I’m one of the instructors for National Parks at Night, a workshop program focused on night photography in national …

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

We Checked Out Nikon’s Colossal New Nikkor 180-400mm f/4 Lens at CES (Shutterbug Video)

Nikon’s new AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR zoom lens is a big piece of glass, that is for sure. We saw just how big at last week’s …

Cameras

Ingredients for life found in meteorites that crashed to Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although two 4.5-billion-year-old meteorites crashed to Earth in 1998, it's taken until now to uncover some of their secrets.<p>The two meteorites, called Monahans and Zag, are the first discovered to contain the ingredients for life: liquid water, amino acids, hydrocarbons and other organic …

Astronomy

Two arrested in 'horrific' quadruple upstate New York murders

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two people have been arrested in the "horrific" murders of two women and two children in Troy, New York.<p>James W. White, 38, and Justin C. Mann, 24, were each charged with one count of first-degree murder and four counts of second-degree murder, Troy Police Department Capt. Daniel DeWolf …

Bought a Hasselblad X1D in NYC. Thoughts and pictures by Fabian Fabrega

Bought a Hasselblad X1D in NYC. Thoughts and pictures by Fabian Fabrega Greeting from Argentina! Before anything, a big THANK YOU for what you do. …

Digital Cameras

The best photographs of 2017 – by the people who shot them

<b>A seahorse grabs on to rubbish in Indonesia</b><br>Justin Hofman<p><b>17 September</b> I’m an expedition guide and I had taken clients snorkelling. It was good at first, but then the tide changed and all this debris and trash started drifting over the reef. What started out as a pleasant afternoon turned into …

Denver Broncos

Putting Boredom Into a Photography Project

Personal photography projects generally are meant to pull the photographer out of a creative rut or to work on a piece that draws the artist away …

Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan wins National Geographic’s Nature Photographer of the year 2017

He was a point-and-shoot photographer for 10 years. Four years ago, his wife got him a DSLR and today Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan is the National …

Photographer Josephine Sittenfeld Beautifully Captured Old College Classmates, Back Then and Now

Photographer Josephine Sittenfeld Beautifully Captured Old College Classmates in 2000, and 2017 again. Check these amazing photographs and follow …

Amazing

The Man Who Photographs Dogs Like People

London street photographer Alan Schaller looks for special dogs the way he looks for special people. It’s the “cheeky” ones, the “lonely” ones, the …

Street Photography

A Beginner's Guide to Why You Should Shoot in Raw

If you're new to photography, you've likely heard other photographers talking about shooting in raw and how it's a crucial step in one's workflow. …

20 Top Photos from the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Need a laugh? The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has announced its finalists for 2017. The contest injects humor into the world of wildlife …

Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation.<p>It's the farthest black hole ever found.<p>A team led by the Carnegie Observatories' Eduardo Banados reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday that the black hole lies in a …

Black Holes

How to Use Your Camera’s Depth of Field Preview Button

Ever wondered what that tiny, mysterious button located toward the bottom of your camera’s body is for? ZY Productions provides an answer to the age …

Cameras

This is the new Leica M Typ 262 red anodized aluminum limited edition camera

Yesterday in an event in Wetzlar, Leica Camera revealed their latest Leica M Typ 262 red anodized aluminum limited edition camera I reported about …

Cameras

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor …

Leica CL – Classic With A Twist Of Genius

What else could you expect from the renowned camera maker? The<b> Leica CL</b> represents yet another example of beauty, functionality, and state of the art …

Cameras

Getting Nifty With the Fifty: All about the cheapest DSLR lens On The Market- Technology News, Firstpost

We’ve mentioned this on and off, but a lens is the second most important part of your <b>photography kit</b>, probably even THE most important depending on …

Cameras

FujiLove Spotlight: Deb Klein

I am Deb. I live in Brooklyn, New York, and am relocating to Brighton, UK at the start of the new year. I’ve started a business doing portrait and …

The Flow of Tokyo at Night

45 Minutes in Shibuya<p>Speaking of this amazing intersection, here is a 45-minute video of a random walk around this area.<p>Daily Photo – The Flow of …

Nikon D500 camera 100th anniversary edition unboxing

A reader sent me a few unboxing pictures from his new Nikon D500 100th anniversary edition camera (US price is $2,799.95): <br>Photo credit: Niken …

Cameras