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Interesting Photo of the Day: An Absolutely Terrifying Volcanic Thunderstorm

Many professional photographers never get the opportunity to document a volcanic eruption. “If only,” the bereft say, ranking the experience with …

Photos

Intimate Portraits Capture Rarely-Seen Faces of the World-Famous Tsukiji Fish Market

The upcoming relocation of the Tsukiji Fish Market represents one of the more drastic changes Tokyo has seen in recent years. On a trip to the area, French photographer Nico Therin took the opportunity explore the world-famous market and complete a personal project documenting the historic space. …

May 10, Part 2: The Leica APO-Summicron-M 50/2 ASPH review, and a comparison

<i>All non-product images in this review were shot with a Leica M9-P and the 50/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH, with the exception of the one B&W image lower</i> …

Italy Through a Vintage Lens

I have always wanted to see the Alps. They look so grand in the movies. After my roadtrip through the Norwegian mountains in 2014, it felt like the …

Why You Shouldn't Obsess Over Lens Sharpness

How overblown is the issue of lens sharpness? It’s a loaded question, I know. If you were to give any credence to the chatter found on numerous …

I Take My Wolfdog On Epic Adventures Because I Hate To See Dogs Locked Away

I’m often surprised by how much joy animals can bring into our lives. Even more, the joy that comes from healthy relationships with them is really …

All About Flaxseed, the Nutrient-Packed Seed You Should Be Eating

Once you learn the key to eating flaxseed, it'll become your new favorite thing to sprinkle into everything from your morning oatmeal to quick breads.<p>We'll cut to the chase: As far as the nut and seed family goes, flaxseed is among the more high-maintenance members—and one of the most nutritious. …

Nutrition

Hoya’s New HD3 Filters Are 800% Harder Than Their Predecessors

Last week, Kenko Tokina USA unveiled the new line of Hoya HD3 lens filters, which promise to be harder than their predecessors while still providing …

Landscape Photography

Hands-on: Leica claims fastest in the world for its new CMOS S (Type 007)

Leica claims fastest in the world for its new CMOS S (Type 007)<p>Originally announced in September 2014, Leica's medium format S camera presents a …

The alternative city guide to Lyon, France

The final instalment of our alternative city guides takes us to stylish, cultural Lyon where redevelopment of the city is creating a southern rival to Paris. Our local experts show us around • More on La Confluence and the best hotels and bars in Lyon<p>Overview<p><b>By Benjamin Mialot, editor-in-chief of</b> …

France

My Little Photo-Tribute To Wes Anderson Films

“17 words for Wes Anderson” is my little tribute to one of most absolutely incredible film directors.<p>Wes Anderson is my favorite director ever. I …

40 Reasons To Visit Iceland With A Drone

My name is Jakub Polomski, I am a Polish landscape photographer. In July 2015, I travelled to Iceland. During two weeks, I drove 4000 km including …

Landscape Photography

HP+ Electronic Learning Band for Kids Teach Them About Healthy Eating Habits

Nowadays, due to parents busy schedule, they often forget to teach their children about healthy food habits. <b>HP+</b> is a concept electronic band designed …

In praise of the Leica Monochrom by Colin Templeton

Traveling through the land of color with a Leica Monochrom and M9 by Daniel Maissan

Gear Review: Sony a7rII 42mp Mirrorless Camera

In October of 2013, Sony announced the a7r, the world’s first 36mp full frame mirrorless camera. While it wasn’t perfect (REVIEW), it was good enough …

Photographer's Portfolio is Filled with Adorable Portraits of Fluffy Siberian Husky Puppies

St. Petersburg-based photographer Erica Tcogoeva happens to have access to the most adorable litter of Siberian Husky puppies. Her Instagram account is a cuteness-overload of the small, fluffy canines as they snuggle with their siblings and are cradled in the arms of their humans. Being newborns, …

Stunning aerial panoramic photographs from around the world by AirPano - Telegraph

Surfing on the River Eisbach in Munich, Germany taken by @simoncroberts (Simon Roberts). Munich's Englischer Garten - English Garden - is home to one of the largest urban surfing spots in the world and a mecca for fans of the sport. Surfers ride the artificial waves all year round, which are created by torrents of freezing water being pumped over a stone step. The water flows at about 20 tons per second. #urbansurfing #riversurfing #munich

Everything You Need to Know About Capturing Sharp Photographs in Any Situation

Some photographers like that soft, ethereal feel as they specifically seek out types of plastic to stick in front of the lens, or even go so far as …

The Beauty of “Creative Constraints” in Photography

My friend Josh White made a great point to me about cameras in photography: why is it that we as photographers always talk about the camera we want …

Learn From the Masters: Lesson #5 Emotionally Detach Yourself From Your Photos

“Sometimes photographers mistake emotion for what makes a great street photograph.”<br>– <b>Garry Winogrand</b><p>Imagine this situation: it is a cold and rainy …

Interview: Beautifully Haunting Scenes Full of Mysterious Visual Tales

There is a mystery that begs to be solved within Andrea Peipe's visual tales. Shooting in the German landscapes around Munich, the photographer fills her audience with emotive pieces that evoke a deep sense of wanderlust and offer a connection to nature through the use of vast fields and forests as …

Why You Should Eat Watermelon

Watermelons originated in Africa and are grown on vines in sandy soil throughout the world. You need at least three months of reliably hot, sunny …

Photograph by @thomaspeschak A endemic Socotra cormorant comes in to land on a roosting rock deep within the Fjords of Oman's Musandam Peninsula. Photograph from my 2012 @natgeo magazine story Seas of Arabia. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative

'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

The answer was the SR-71.<p>The Lockheed Martin SR-71, or the "Blackbird" as it is commonly known, flew at the upper 1% of earth's atmosphere at altitudes of 80,000 feet and speeds of over 2,000 mph— much faster and higher than any plane before it.<p>And every inch of the aircraft was meticulously …

Photo @ladzinski / A long exposure extenuating rapidly rising clouds and quickly changing weather at high altitude on #MountKilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa's tallest mountain. Only 3° south of the equator, Kilimanjaro has stable weather most of the year, minus the rainy season seen here, which is unusual for a mountain this size. Climbing this mountain passes you through 5 distinct ecosystems, endemic flora and unbelievable views, it's a must do if you ever get the chance! @3stringsproductions

Gentle Appearances in Tokyo Metropolis

During one year of life in Tokyo, my camera was always close to me. At that time I was quite a beginner in photography, but passionate. And what is a better urban environment to explore and to gaze around in awe as Tokyo?<p>Later, I returned again. What I discovered is that some are able to find …

The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers

Natural light is what landscape photography is made of. Other forms of photography rely heavily on flash, but most landscapes rely entirely on the …

Natural Light