Monthly Archives: April 2014

Museum of Natural History digitizes massive photo archive, makes it available to public

  Photo: Unknown, “Woman wearing headdress, Mongolia,” AMNH Digital Special Collections In what certainly qualifies as a treasure trove, the American Museum of Natural History has digitized its photo archive—dating back 145 years—and made it available to the public through … Continue reading

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Report claims the iPhone 6 might sport larger pixels, electronic image stabilization

For months, the internet rumor mills have been busy speculating on what the next iPhone could look like and what its specs will be. The iPhone has always been a favorite with photographers due to its camera module and vast … Continue reading

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A photojournalist’s Sochi, through a 4×5 view camera

  Photo: Guy Rhodes When Guy Rhodes covered the Winter Games in Sochi for USA Today Sports a few months ago, he not only brought his typical digital gear for work, but also hauled along a 4×5 large format view … Continue reading

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Time-stack photo technique paints the sky like Monet

  Photo: Matt Molloy Artist Matt Molloy brings new meaning to the phrase “painting with light.” His photos make the sky and clouds look like they’ve been painted into the frame with an Impressionist’s brush. These “time-stack” images are created … Continue reading

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What’s the recipe for an inexpensive, high-quality lens? Just bake it!

    Ever looked at a droplet of water on a window, and thought “That looks a lot like a lens”? You're not alone. Researchers at Australian National University noticed the same thing, and they ran with it, creating a … Continue reading

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Anti-drone bill thrown out by Louisiana House committee

    Earlier today, we reported on two anti-drone bills passed by the Louisiana State Senate, both of which promised to criminalize drone photography in the state. Just hours later, one of those two bills has now been thrown out. … Continue reading

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Pentax K-3 review: Big tech, little package. Can Ricoh’s enthusiast DSLR beat Canon and Nikon?

    There's no question that Ricoh's flagship APS-C DSLR, the Pentax K-3, packs a lot of technology into a little package. The K-3 is absolutely unique: No other camera on the market offers on-demand anti-aliasing, letting you choose whether … Continue reading

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