Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Did you guys know there is a Gizmodo subdomain where you can go for all things photographic? Yep! It's called Reframe, and it's where you'll find additional coverage of gear, techniques, news, and all kinds of great stuff related to the crafts of photography and videography.

Panasonic's New 15mm f/1.7 Lens Designed by Leica Looks Gorgeous

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Panasonic and Leica just love holding hands in the release of cameras and lenses. Their latest collaboration is a new 15mm f/1.7 for micro four-thirds bodies, and it might just be perfect as a walk-around prime.


Snapshots of Sand in Mid-Air Look Like Otherworldly Explosions

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Armed with a shovel and a camera with a super-high shutter speed, photographer Claire Droppert made her way around a series of Dutch beaches and created these crazy Sand Creatures. The airborne formations look like the Sandman's brethren caught in the act of transformation.


10 Haunting Photos From the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Catastrophe

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Twenty-Five years ago the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spilled its guts across Alaska's shoreline. It was a massive ecological disaster of great importance for many reasons, but mostly because it's seared in our memories by horrifying photos. Here's a collection of the striking images that informed a generation of dialog about environmentalism.


A History of Movie Trailers Shows How We Got to "In a World..."

The release of a hotly anticipated movie trailer can be as exciting as the release of the movie itself. But it wasn't always that way. This video from Filmmaker IQ tells the story of how the short, titillating summaries got their start in Hollywood.


Follow a Photographer As He Explores a Decaying Abandoned Prison

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Part of the joy of photography is visiting unique places and experiencing something while you document it. In an episode of the web series Roaming Focus, photographer Mike Palmer visits a creepy and run down abandoned prison.