Newegg Just Posted One of the Best Camera Deals We've Ever Seen

The Sony Alpha a5000 mirrorless camera was a great buy at its original $600 MSRP. At $320 with an extra 55-210mm lens thrown in, Newegg might as well be giving them away. The only catch is that it's refurbished, but if that doesn't scare you off, this is one of the best camera deals we've ever seen. [Refurb Sony… » 4/23/15 8:25pm Thursday 8:25pm

An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

Calbuco, a stratovolcano in southern Chile, began erupting yesterday at 7pm local time. First spewing massive ash clouds then, at 10pm, erupting explosively as its fragile structure collapsed inwards. Here’s all the stunning imagery and video; we’ll keep it updated as this develops. You can see it from space! » 4/23/15 1:22pm Thursday 1:22pm

What an insane 343x camera zoom would look like zooming in from 3 miles

In the future, we might be able to zoom in from an impossible far off distance and see a target like some insane sniper. Daniel Taylor made this simulation that shows what an extreme 343x super ridiculous zoom would look like and it’s crazy to imagine that this could be real.
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Clever short film is made completely with light paintings

Light painting is usually used to snazz up still photographs in an awesome ‘how they do that’ kind of way but this is even cooler. Darren Pearson made this entire video of moving light paintings by hand drawing over 1000 light paintings and capturing them with long exposure at night to create the effect as if the… » 4/22/15 11:20am Wednesday 11:20am

Software Could Automatically Put Your Vacation Photos in Perfect Order 

If you rely on just a single camera while traveling, it’s easy to organize your photos by time and date when you get home. But most of us use multiple cameras, and smartphones, and action cams, to document our travels. So researchers at Disney and the University of Washington are working on software that can… » 4/17/15 9:45am 4/17/15 9:45am

Inside the fascinating world of a crime scene photographer

Forensic photography is such an important part of solving crimes and getting a behind-the-scenes peek at what goes on throughout the process is so fascinating. Like most photography, forensic photographers utilize light to capture what they need to see. They match different crimes to different light wavelengths to… » 4/10/15 7:00pm 4/10/15 7:00pm