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.

No, Smartphones Aren't Going To Kill GoPro

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

GoPro saw its stock dive this morning, after some bad press predicted that its action cams are destined to go the way of the dodo thanks to smartphone cameras. Untrue! Here's why.


Sony A7s Review: The New King of Full-Frame Video

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Sony's moves in the field of consumer electronics can seem genius at times, and baffling at others. Its new full-frame mirrorless camera, the A7s, is a little bit of both. It's a camera that looks and functions exactly as previous A7 models, but with a few very specific, and exciting, features especially suited to video shooters.


See How the First Moon Photos Are Being Recovered In an Old McDonald's

Earlier this year, the internet was collectively tickled at the reports of how NASA was conducting the recovery of some of the first photos of the moon inside an abandoned McDonald's. This new video takes a closer look at how this surreal research lab came to be.


I Was Hidden on This Guy's Hard Drive for Over Six Years

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Six years ago, photographer Joey L. was accidentally caught on film by a fellow snapper. Six years later, the pair discovered they'd been within meters—and caught each other on camera. Here, we republish Joey L.'s account of what happened.


MIT Has a Free Photojournalism Course You Should Take

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Lots of schools now offer free, online courses, but here's a doozy from MIT: an introductory course about documentary photography and photojournalism that won't cost you a cent to work through.


The Best Camera Bag Is One You Put Together Yourself

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Out of all the camera bags I have either used or considered- none were comfortable and functional together. To hope for a the one bag you find to be stylish as well would be flat out impossible. Most companies try and sell a camera bag as a box with shoulder straps on it. Camera bags are designed by camera people, when what you really need is one designed by backpack people. Solution: Put together your own camera bag.


Why You Should Be Shooting RAW In One Simple GIF

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Any experienced photographer will be able to tell you the indispensable utility in shooting RAW as opposed to JPG. If you just got a new camera or haven't heard a good explanation for why RAW is so great, just look at this one GIF, made with images by Glyn Davis.