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.

NASA's Earth Photo of the Year: Puny Islands Float in the Turbulent Sea

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Since it's basketball bracket season, NASA's Earth Observatory has been running a tournament of its own, putting a year's worth of great satellite images in head-to-head competition. The winner is a stunner.


Blackmagic URSA: A Modular Cinema Camera with Insane Swappable Sensor

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Blackmagic just announced a new camera, the URSA, a 4k cinema camera with some absolutely unique features like a 10-inch LCD display, dual RAW and ProRes recording, and a crazy swappable sensor and lens-mount design. All for $6000.


Adobe Lightroom Mobile Review: Edit RAW Photos On Your iPad, Sort Of

Adobe's Lightroom is a staple in the editing workflow of most photographers. The new, much-anticipated mobile version shows off a clever workaround for handling RAW files in a simple, if limited, interface.


Mangled Umbrella Photos Put a Staple of NYC Life In the Spotlight

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Navigating the streets of country's biggest city makes for countless shared experiences. One such phenomenon is the well-known site of a corner-store umbrella lying disfigured during a rainstorm.


The Unflinching War Photography of Chris Hondros

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Almost exactly three years after Getty Images photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed by a rocket-propelled grenade in Libya in April 2011, there's a new book of his writings and photography. War is horrible.


Dropbox Carousel Hands On: So Many Swipes, So Little Time

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Today Dropbox announced a new app just for viewing and sharing photos. It's called Carousel, and it allows and your friends to seamlessly share images between your Dropbox folders. But you might not want to give it a spin.


Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art Review: Great Glass That Punches Above Its Price

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Sigma has been the darling of the lens world recently, producing high-performance products at reasonable prices. Its latest is the 50mm f/1.4 Art series lens, a long awaited addition to their line that we recently had the pleasure of trying out. You're not going to find much more lens for the price.


Sony's A7s Low Light Test Shows Off Crazy Ability to See in the Dark

Sony's recently announced A7s boasts some pretty mind-boggling light sensitivity. Even though the camera hasn't reached the hands of the masses yet, Sony posted this low-light test to give you an idea of its ability to laugh at darkness.


Panasonic GM1 Review: A Bite-Size Mirrorless Camera With Pedigree

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When Panasonic introduced the Lumix GM1late last year, it was met with equal parts confusion and wonder. Is it really a good idea to pair such a tiny size with interchangeable lenses? To be honest, we're still not quite sure.