The Soviet Union. The USSR. The Iron Curtain. The Eastern Bloc. Lenin. Stalin. The Communist Party. The KGB. The Cold War. And awesomely designed bus stops? Apparently and bizarrely and awesomely, that’s one of the legacies of the Soviet Union. Photographer Christopher Herwig’s excellent photo book Soviet Bus Stops …
The photo agency Getty Images is filing a complaint to the European Union’s antitrust commission, claiming that Google’s image search function has encouraged widespread image piracy.
Using a classic cinematography technique that Alfred Hitchcock made popular, where a lens is zoomed while the camera is simultaneously moved to keep the main subject the same size, Brandon Bray and Tim Sessler were able to capture some truly remarkable drone footage that might actually make you feel a little dizzy.…
Every year, the Sony World Photography Awards round up the best amateur and professional photographs from across the globe. This year, some of the winners look like they could have been taken on another planet altogether.
Is it really any surprise that pointing a Phantom Flex high-speed camera at a drum covered in colorful paint pigments would produce stunning results at 1,000 frames per second? Not at all. But the results from The Slow Mo Guys’ latest video are especially spectacular as you watch the shockwaves launch an explosive…
Having a tripod always on hand can mean the difference between a mediocre or a great shot, but only if you can get it set up in time. By eliminating knobs, buttons, and gangly extending legs, Edelkrone has created an interesting tripod alternative that can be easily positioned in seconds.
Africa is one of the last great holdouts for charismatic megafauna. But as the human population continues to grow and industrialize, lions, zebras, and elephants are being edged out of existence. A harrowing new series by photographer Nick Brandt makes this transformation visceral.
Information about anything inside North Korea is hard to come by, but Pyongyang’s metro system is particularly secretive. Access to foreigners has historically been secretive, but one photographer recently made it in, rode the entire system, and has the photos to prove it.
GoPro’s official eBay store is currently blowing out refurbs of last generation’s GoPro Hero3+ Silver for just $150. As long as you don’t mind that it’s “old,” that’s a really fantastic action cam for the price.
Bored of taking photographs from a single point in space? This experimental new camera can be wrapped around objects to capture images in completely different ways.
There are lots of reasons to think this 360-degree video of a determined photographer who almost gets hit by a landing plane is fake. Why is the aircraft coming in so low for a landing? What photographer would willingly put their life—and their gear—at such risk? But it actually happened.
Amazon just kicked off a Gold Box deal on select Crucial and Lexar “memory” products, which in this case refers to both flash storage solutions and RAM.
Instead of rebuilding cities like New York, Boston, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. like a CG dinosaur, Alexey Zakharov used a technique where he sliced up antique photos and then carefully animated the various elements, like people, cars, and buildings, to give the appearance of actual moving footage.
You may have a 4K camera in your pocket right now without even realizing it. Even if you don’t have a 4K TV to watch those videos on, you can use that camera to make even better 1080p videos right now.
Approximately half of the content on the internet is cat videos, but the BBC managed to capture one that’s truly remarkable: high-speed footage of a wild Caracal as it deftly manages to spin itself around midair in order to land safely on its feet.
Male peacocks are justly admired for their brilliantly colored plumage. Canadian photographer Waldo Nell has captured the underlying microscopic structure behind those stunning hues in extraordinary detail in his latest photographic series.
If you own a GoPro, or any other action cam that’s compatible with GoPro accessories, you can own every accessory you see in the image above for just $20. That’s less than $1 per piece, including critical gear like strap mounts, a floating bobber, and even a padded carrying case.