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DIY: Fun Photo Fridge Magnets You Can Make in Minutes

That’s right, it’s the weekend, and that means we can’t let you start your week off without first taking on a little DIY project. No worries if …

Striped Photographs Created Entirely In-Camera by Painting the Set

At first glance, these photos by London-based photographer Benedict Morgan don’t seem like anything special. That is, until you find out that what …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Breathtaking Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun During Last Year’s Transit

Last June, something happened that won’t be happening again until the year 2117: Venus eclipsed the Sun. Of course, seeing as Venus is both small and …

How To Grow Your Own Photo

Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes<p>Microbes aren't known for their artistic merit, but that hasn't stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have hacked a harmless strain of</i> …

Penalise young voters who opt out, says think-tank

First-time voters should be forced to take part in elections and fined if they refuse to cast a ballot, a think-tank has recommended.<p>Compulsory first-time voting could overcome the current apathy among young voters and tackle the “inequality” in turnout rates which means older, wealthier people in …

Fitness App Hot5 Launches To Get You In Shape With High-Intensity, 5-Minute Workouts

Remember that scene in There’s Something About Mary when the dude is telling Ben Stiller about his great idea for a workout video, called 7-minute abs? Well, what if I told you that you could get in shape with just five minutes of working out, thanks to a new mobile fitness app?<p>This new app, called …

Photo-Sharing App Cluster Snags Instagram Seed Investor Steve Anderson & Others To Lead $1.6M Round, Launches Version 1.0

Cluster, a mobile photo-sharing app which helps users collaborate on albums with their friends, is today announcing $1.6 million in seed funding in a round led by early Instagram investor Steve Anderson of Baseline Ventures. Also participating were Freestyle Capital, First Round Capital, Google …

Answering Your Copyright Questions: What To Do If You've Been Infringed

Earlier this month we did a live webinar with Carolyn E. Wright – aka The Photo Attorney. Carolyn is a full-time attorney whose practice is aimed …

Colorizing Photoshoppers Put a New Spin on Old Historical Photos

There’s an awesome little subreddit that has been getting a lot of press coverage as of late. It’s called ColorizedHistory, and is a 20,000+ person …

These Creative Time-Slice Photo Collages Blend Day and Night

Last year we shared the time-slice photography of Richard Silver, who combined multiple photos of the same scene, taken at different times of the …

Carl Zeiss Super-Q-Gigantar 40mm f/0.33: The Fastest Lens Ever Made?

If you thought the Zeiss f/0.7 lenses we shared yesterday were impressive, check out this crazy piece of glass: it’s the Carl Zeiss Super-Q-Gigantar …

Photographs of Outdoor Trees Framed by Giant White Canvases

For his project titled “Tree,” South Korean photographer Myoung Ho Lee found solitary trees out in nature and then erected giant white canvas …

Weye Feye adds Wi-Fi control to your existing SLR

<b>This Wi-Fi add-on connects directly to an SLR to control camera functions through an iOS or Android device.</b><p>Wi-Fi connectivity is becoming …

Cameras

A Dream Within A Dream – Creative Portraits by Zephyrance Lou

Originally from Shanghai, Zephyrance Lou is currently a student in London. Her style of photography matches her mantra, a quote from Edgar Allan Poe: …

Photography

Bodyscapes: Creating Landscape Photos With the Human Body

Carl Warner isn’t your typical landscape photographer. Where most would take to the outdoors, the London-based photog creates landscapes in his …

Elite Hacker Barnaby Jack Dies At 36

Barnaby Jack, one of the world's most prominent hackers, died on Friday, the San Francisco Medical Examiner tells NPR's Steve Henn.<p>As Steve tells our Newscast unit, Jack became a hacker hero when he exploited a security vulnerability in an ATM machine and made it spit out cash.<p>The move became known …

LensRentals Launches LensAuthority as a Used Gear Outlet

LensRentals is at the height of its popularity and still growing. About a week ago, we shared some stats that more than proved this, showing how a …

Headshot Portrait Lighting on a Budget

Chances are, no matter what your specialty is, you’ve been asked to photograph headshots. Professionals from many industries use these images to …

Video: Making Creative Use of Focus to Capture Ethereal Firework Footage

In the past, we’ve shared a few creative ways to take your fireworks shots to the next level. Be it shooting hand-held long exposures for an abstract …

What It’s Like to Be a Photojournalist

Photojournalists can’t rely on elaborate lighting equipment or Photoshop to craft award-winning shots. Instead, they must wait for the crucial moment …

Photographer Captures Outdoor Scenes Inside His Tiny Indoor Studio

So you want to create stirring nature documentaries. You could go the <i>National Geographic</i> way and risk trench-foot, snakebite and more in pursuit of …

Photographer Cara Livermore on How to Shoot Food for Hipsters

<i>All images by Cara Livermore</i><p>Nom nom nom nom nom nom nom.<p>Uhhh, we mean: we stumbled on the blog of Cara and Bob–the masterminds behind the popular …

Canon May Drop Nuke in Megapixel War with a 75+ Megapixel Pro DSLR

The megapixel war appears to be alive and well. The rumor mill has been churning the past weekend after a report emerged that Canon is in the process …

Mind-Bending Time-Lapse of Cityscapes Mirrored Into Kaleidoscopic Patterns

Photographer Michael Shainblum has been mirroring images and video for about five years now. So when he decided to explore the world of time-lapse, …

Averaged Portraits Created Using Faces Found in Popular Movies

No, the creepy face above isn’t a still frame of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named taken from one of the Harry Potter films. It’s actually a composite …

These Vintage Photos of Coastlines Were Created Using a Fishtank

Flip through photographer Michael Jackson‘s “A Child’s Landscape” series, and you’ll find what appear to be vintage photographs of rocky coastlines …

4 Fun Tricks to Enhance Your Photos With Lightroom's Graduated Filter Tool

A few weeks ago I shared some key tips on how to get a lot out of Lightroom by using only a handful of sliders and while this is a great place to …