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. » 3/07/14 7:00pm 3/07/14 7:00pm

How To Take a Perfect Food Photo

Immaculate Infatuation is a food blog run by some guys who aren't your average foodies. So they know that Instagrams of food are so overdone, which means they also know how to make them good. Just refer to their hunger-inducing Instagram account and their food pic hashtag, #EEEEEATS. Here's a guide to duplicating their … » 2/26/14 4:00pm 2/26/14 4:00pm

The finalists of the Sony World Photography Awards are just stunning

Like, holy crap. Can you believe that that picture above is actually a photograph of wildebeests in Kenya and not some painting that is hung in a decorated hall of an art museum? It's unreal. It looks like fantasy land. But it's from a photo competition. In Focus shared the shortlist of winners of the 2014 Sony World… » 2/05/14 10:24pm 2/05/14 10:24pm

This Genius App Would Turn Your Smartphone Pics Into Prints, For Free

Where are the dozens of pictures on your smartphone or tablet going? Nowhere, probably. Printing them at home looks chintzy, and getting professional prints is expensive. Flag wants to change that, with an app that would give you high-quality prints and mail them wherever you want, all for free. Cool! » 1/30/14 11:56am 1/30/14 11:56am

Official photos of the Lego Simpsons House—one of the best sets ever

Here you have it! The perfect mix of two of the most iconic culture objects in the history of mankind: Lego, perhaps the most popular toy in the world, and The Simpsons, perhaps the most popular TV series of all time. And it's only $199. We got a ton of high resolution official images and a video: » 1/08/14 4:05pm 1/08/14 4:05pm

Instagram-Printed Marshmallows: Equal Parts Delicious and Adorable

There are countless online services that will turn your Instagram photos into everything from business cards, to flipbooks, to coffee mugs. But Boomf has taken a wholly original approach to making hard copies of your digital photos—except they're not hard at all. The website will print your shots onto gourmet… » 11/25/13 1:22pm 11/25/13 1:22pm

All of these photos are breaking some ridiculous state law

You've heard of unbelievably dumb state laws before, right? Like how you can't play dominoes on Sunday or that you can only wear slippers indoors or that you're limited to two dildos per household. There's tons more that don't need to exist and they're all ridiculous! Photographer Olivia Locher wanted to poke fun of… » 11/13/13 8:04pm 11/13/13 8:04pm

This Crazy Program Turns Wikipedia Into 3D Models of the Real World

Google puts a lot of work into creating a virtual map of the world with Street View, sending cars and backpackers everywhere with huge cameras. But what if a computer program could do all that automatically? Well, there's one that can. All it needs is Wikipedia and Google Images. » 10/02/13 4:00pm 10/02/13 4:00pm

Anyone Can Bypass Your iOS 7 Lockscreen to See (and Share!) Your Photos

Got fancy new iOS 7 on that iPhone of yours? Beware. There's a super simple bug that can let anyone blow right by your lockscreen and look through your pictures, and even share them. » 9/19/13 3:36pm 9/19/13 3:36pm

Sharing Too Many Photos on Facebook Makes People Like You Less

We all have that friend. The one who's uploaded 4,000 photos of her fun trips to the football game and her fun trips to the mountains and her fun trips to the beach and her fun trips to the bars and her fun trips to everywhere else. We all have that friend and we all hate that friend and her 4,000 photos. » 8/08/13 1:45pm 8/08/13 1:45pm