Ever take a handheld photo that you thought was amazing, only to see it larger and realize that you totally blew it by shaking the tiniest bit? Well, you can limit these mistakes using a simple rule.
According to USA Today, many major US retailers from Best Buy and Target to B&H Photo and Adorama are out of stock of the most popular DSLRs. Furthermore, it doesn't look like they'll be getting a large supply anytime soon.
In just about a decade, much of the world has forgotten that film cameras ever even existed. For this week's Shooting Challenge, not only did participants shoot on film—they used crumby, often expired disposable cameras to do it.
We've all seen reflection used in photography—like when a lake doubles as a mirror to the sky. For this week's Shooting Challenge, we're going a step more complicated and using the principles of refraction.
This a test video captured by the iPhone 4 with a Canon EF 50mm f1.8 lens attached. It's pretty impressive.
Sick of your iPhone's puny lens? Then it's time for a (somewhat unwieldy) upgrade.
The modern DSLR requires so little power that, unaccustomed to the habit, you can forget to charge its battery. But this concept by Weng Jie would solve the problem. It's simply a camera strap with solar paneling.
The greatest criticism of the Olympus E-P1, E-P2 and E-PL1 has undoubtedly been their autofocus speed. But a new firmware update increases AF speeds across these models by a promised minimum of 15%—that's using any lens you like.
Wow, the House (great show, btw) season finale was shot entirely on a Canon 5D Mark II. You think that the HD video quality of dSLRs is challenging pro video and film gear yet?
Panasonic has pulled the sheets off two new Lumix Micro Four Thirds cameras: the touchscreen DMC-G2 and the super light G10. Both shoot 720p video, but the G2's bendy, touch control screen makes it a Micro Four Thirds stand out.
For this week's Shooting Challenge, we're playing with the human mind. How do you know something in a picture is really that large or small? Or put differently, why the hell did no one tell me I was a giant??
Going for a spectacular sunset shot, a man ventured onto the ice of the North Sea. But he quickly became lost on the monochromatic landscape. Ironically, two cameras would rescue him from the very danger a camera put him in.
Motion blur! It doesn't just ruin photos. It's also something that can be used for artistic effect, when done properly. And for the results of this week's Shooting Challenge, we've got 117 photographers who did just that.
Some people really hate being photographed, so much, in fact, that they'll run, jump, tight rope walk or even teleport away. Seriously! Here are 30 such getaway shots from this week's Shooting Challenge, including the winners:
I don't know what it looks where you live, but in Chicago, it's cold enough that everything is dead but not snowy enough to hide it. So let's lament our environment with good old, pretentious, black and white nature photography.