Stunt Biker Shoots For The Moon During Recent Solar Eclipse

Last week's total solar eclipse spawned many amazing photographs and videos, but few took as much planning, skill, and ambition as this shot of stunt biker Danny MacAskill tearing down a hill on the Isle of Skye as the moon eclipsed the sun. Unlike another viral photo of the eclipse, this one's not a fake. » 3/29/15 7:00pm Sunday 7:00pm

The Best Smartphone Camera: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edition

With spring comes the launch of another Samsung Galaxy phone. The S6 and S6 Edge are on their way into the hands of the masses, so we thought we would fire up the cameras and see how the newbies fare against tried and true competitors for the title of best smartphone camera. » 3/26/15 10:20am Thursday 10:20am

These Microscopic Videos Show How Our Bodies Are Really Fields Of War

To the naked eye, your body may not look like the site of much action, but take a closer look and you'll see the microscopic battles being waged every moment of every day, between our bodies' invaders and the systems that fight back. » 3/25/15 3:00pm Wednesday 3:00pm

Shooting Challenge: Lights Out

It's Earth Hour this weekend. And no matter how you feel about its message, I think we can all agree that seeing cities blanketed in darkness is chilling. So for this week's Shooting Challenge, photograph the darkness of Earth Hour. » 3/25/15 10:45am Wednesday 10:45am

21 Stupendous Photos of Spring

Many of us are still buried under snow, but that doesn't mean it isn't springtime, dammit. So enjoy these entries to this week's Shooting Challenge, spring. » 3/24/15 2:00pm 3/24/15 2:00pm

NASCAR's Original Racetrack Is an Abandoned Ruin Today

The North Wilkesboro Speedway opened in 1947, nearly a year before NASCAR was founded. The short track near moonshine country was where the first NASCAR champion, Robert "Red" Byron, was crowned. Today, five years after being abandoned, the historic speedway is just a rotting pile of sticks, crooked chairs, and… » 3/23/15 2:58pm 3/23/15 2:58pm

How Kodak Survives Now That Film Is Dead

The decline of Kodak as a powerhouse of photography is a story oft told. But what does it actually look like in the facilities that once churned out endless rolls of film for the masses? » 3/20/15 3:00pm 3/20/15 3:00pm

Behold The Beauty Of A Spring Equinox Sunset Over Alaska

This is either a shot of six people marveling at yesterday's spring equinox sunset on an unseasonably warm-ish (42 degrees) evening in Anchorage, Alaska ... or lost album art for an LP of AM radio jams, circa 1973. » 3/22/15 4:45pm 3/22/15 4:45pm

Man Creates Awesome Wiping Out-In-Kitchen Selfie

We've all had a glorious, photo-worthy wipe out or two in our lives (or, if you're clumsy like me, this happens on a pretty regular basis.) But few of us have succeeded in capturing the essence of such an event like photographer Derek Johnson. » 3/21/15 7:00pm 3/21/15 7:00pm

Olympus E-M5 Mark II Review: The Original Retro Camera, Refined to a Tee

Beautiful retro design. Pro-level controls. So small. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 was the mirrorless camera for discerning photographers. Three years later, it's finally getting a update in the form of the new E-M5 Mark II. It provides some welcome improvements in feel and operation, plus a flashy trick or two. Is that… » 3/20/15 1:00pm 3/20/15 1:00pm

The Secret Lives of the Tiny People In Architectural Renderings

Selling a big urban idea isn't easy. More than ever, architects rely on jaw-dropping images to convince their clients to spend millions on their projects. And to do it, they fill their fantastical renderings with people—people who have a story all their own. » 3/19/15 1:46pm 3/19/15 1:46pm

These Mega-Cruise Ships Look Like Small Cities From the Air 

The stacks and stacks of cabin windows make today's ocean liners look gargantuan enough from the shore. But the view from directly above gigantic cruise ships is even more startling. » 3/18/15 8:00pm 3/18/15 8:00pm

9 simple photography tips that will make your pictures look better

Here are 9 rules about basic photography composition from famed photographer Steve McCurry that will instantly make your pictures look better. You know some of them already—rule of thirds, etc.—but it's nice to see them illustrated with great pictures and be reminded of the most important rule of all: that you can—and… » 3/17/15 10:07am 3/17/15 10:07am

16 Gorgeous Green St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

A Suprisingly Clear Photo of an Explosion's Shock Wave

Defence Research and Development Canada's (DRDC) experimental proving ground is a piece of land over 470 square kilometers — and its isolated, clear, and moderate weather makes the location perfect for scientists and researchers to do defense work. Like this explosion. » 3/16/15 2:30am 3/16/15 2:30am

Airplanes Look Like Swarming Fireflies In These Mesmerizing Timelapses

We're so used to seeing planes flying overhead, but these timelapse videos track the flight patterns of planes, bringing air traffic to light in trails of busy, beautiful light. They make air travel look positively wondrous. » 3/16/15 3:00pm 3/16/15 3:00pm

Here's What The Night Sky Would Look Like With Much Better Eyes

Not too long ago, most people on Earth could look up at night and see the Milky Way's stunning ribbon of stars. But if you live in a modern city or suburb awash in light pollution, that dazzling view of the night sky is about as rare as a wild predator sighting. » 3/14/15 7:00pm 3/14/15 7:00pm

This Waterproof Drone Floats And That's Awesome

Shooting Challenge: Green

Next week is St. Patrick's Day, which means the celebrations will be in full swing by the weekend. For this week's Shooting Challenge, let's embrace the most iconic part of the holiday: the green. » 3/11/15 12:20pm 3/11/15 12:20pm