Posted by Ash Davies on December 18, 2012 ·
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Posted by Ash Davies on November 29, 2012 ·
Ed Hetherington is a bit of a tease. He placed his 5D MkII next to a buffalo carcass and hid in the bushes with a wireless shutter. Sure enough, a lion came to investigate the buffalo. But it decided to eat the camera instead.
“When a lioness brought down a buffalo about 400 meters from our camp approached in the Land Rover to get some images of her with her kill. The lioness walked away out [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on November 21, 2012 ·
I knew something wasn’t right as I wound the film back into its canister. Something had broken, but I’d managed to click 24 shots without knowing that the film in my OM10 had slipped off the winder. The film didn’t move for an entire photoshoot, leaving me with this epic multi-exposed photo.
Albeit tragic to lose such a great photoshoot, I kind of like the photo. Look within the [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on November 20, 2012 ·
This is one of those ‘must see before I die’ places. Photographer Boguslaw Strempel has conquered the mountains of Poland and the Czech Republic to capture this majestic collection of sunset mountain photographs. With the vibrant sun rays bursting through trees and the fog cascading across the mountain tops, these are undoubtedly some of the most breathtaking sunset photographs you’ll [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on November 12, 2012 ·
It was a very lucky find. The famous Puffing Billy was dormant as engineers meandered with spanners and rags, twisting valves and polishing weathered gold. Coal was burning, steam was bellowing and the sun was just breaking through the clouds.
The drivers were nothing short of top blokes. I was out with a friend taking photos when we stumbled across the train, and the drivers were kind enough to let [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on November 8, 2012 ·
This year’s competition did not run without controversy. The winning photo was disqualified for excessive photoshopping, with slightly eccentric blog posts uncovering obscurities within the photos clouds and lighting.
As always though, the Landscape Photographer of the Year competition has presented some incredible photographs. We’ve delved through the finalists to bring you the best of [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on November 4, 2012 ·
In a bold journalistic move, TIME Magazine commissioned 5 professional photographers to cover the wrath of Hurricane Sandy via Instagram. Here we’ve compiled the most beautiful and powerful images from the experiment.
Michael Christopher Brown, Benjamin Lowy, Ed Kashi, Andrew Quilty and Stephen Wilkes explored the New York streets with iPhones to live-document people’s preparations, the [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on October 23, 2012 ·
Yep, that’s the title we’re going with.
On a photographic expedition to Antarctica, Paul Nicklen encountered a 46 foot long Leopard Seal. It posed no threat, but instead began delivering live penguins to Paul as gifts. The video explains the story pretty well!
Paul Nicken is a widely regarded wildlife photographer, often working as a contributor for National Geographic magazine. Just last [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on October 17, 2012 ·
There are certain things you can only do when you’ve got a customer base over 3 million people strong. When there’s surefire demand for a product and when you’ve got one of the coolest brand images in the world, you can create something pretty special.
That’s why the new GoPro can shoot 4k video and shoot 1080p at 60fps, and Canon’s flagship 5D Mark III can not. That’s [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on October 16, 2012 ·
Sebastian Magnani was photographing a portrait of his girlfriend and his dog back in 2009. Rather than frame and hang them separately though, the Swiss commercial photographer decided to photoshop the two into one weird homogenous image.
This small but growing series needs no further explanation. The photos are bizarre but incredibly eye catching. Sebastian isn’t stopping with dogs either – [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on October 7, 2012 ·
Tents, cardigans, homeless, cardboard picket signs, and the Christian Dior Homme suit. Photographer Ben Ritter captured a bold collection of fashion photographs amidst an Occupy protest in Zucotti Park, New York City. The collection, whist not as glamorous as other fashion shoots, is brimmed with satire and rebellion.
It was captured for a spread in the magazine Vice titled ‘American Psychos’. [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on October 3, 2012 ·
It’s hard to believe that these photographs are not abstract paintings. Photographer Andre Ermolaev took to the skies to photograph this collection of Iceland’s volcanic rivers. The photos, which Andre often describes as ‘Ethereal’, depict rivers flowing through Iceland’s beds of volcanic ash.
Iceland is a wonderful country; I would even say that it is a true [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on October 1, 2012 ·
If you could only capture one moment, what would it be? One Memento is a crazy new iPhone camera app that allows you to take just a single photo. Once you’ve taken your single photo, that’s it. It’s a photography experiment that just might work!
Once you’ve taken your single photo you can share it on a network of ‘Mementos’. Here, people share their [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on September 25, 2012 ·
This week, the Royal Observatory of Greenwich unveiled the winners to the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Here, we’ve delved through the winners, runners up and finalists to bring you the 10 most outstanding entrants and winners from this year’s competition.
Adding to the awesome, we’ve also included the photographer’s comments and the setup [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on September 18, 2012 ·
Apple’s Senior Vice President of Industrial design, Sir Jonathan Ive, will be designing a one-off Leica M series camera the company’s owner Andreas Kaufmann announced yesterday. Only one camera will ever be produced and it will be auctioned off for charity.
It’s certainly a suitable alignment. Apple’s iPhones have often been compared to Leica cameras in their [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on September 17, 2012 ·
Last week Nikon released their D600 entry level Full Frame DSLR. Today, we hear Canon’s response with the launch of the 6D. It looks to be a strong rival to the D600 with a full frame sensor and a lower-than-expected price. Delving into the specs though, it’s clear that Canon’s real intention for the 6D is to replace it’s very own 5D Mark II.
Posted by Ash Davies on September 16, 2012 ·
It certainly makes a great ad for GoPro! Lucas Damm was jumping out of a plane when he knocked his helmet-mounted-GoPro on the Plane’s door frame, unclipping its latch. A few minutes later the camera was found in a field, in perfect working condition and still recording!
It doesn’t make for great footage (I should perhaps warn those with epilepsy to skip the part from [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on September 12, 2012 ·
2012 has been one of the most innovative years in the camera world. We’ve seen the Olympus OMD, The 5d Mark III, Canon’s first mirrorless camera and the staggering 36 megapixel D800 from Nikon. Now, enter Sony with what could very well be the most exciting camera of the year.
It’s called the A99, and it’s being dubbed the ‘world’s first full frame [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on September 9, 2012 ·
It’s a PR disaster. Nokia’s new Lumia PureView camera phone stunned critics and photographers at its launch. A few eagle-eyed viewers though have spotted something very peculiar in the background of the above demo video.
In the above frame, the reflection in the window clearly reveals a van with an SLR and/or a stabilisation rig. Nokia’s suggestion that the video [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on September 3, 2012 ·
If you’re wondering why the Mars Curiosity Rover isn’t beaming back High Definition videos and 32 megapixel photos, you’re not alone! Surely with camera technology these days we should be looking at 3D videos and high res panoramas. At 2 megapixels, even a standard phone today can blow the Mars Rover’s cameras into the space-dust.
Here’s everything you [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on July 26, 2012 ·
Throughout the Olympics Getty Images maintains a blog, sharing spectacular photographs and the stories behind them. Here, we’ve compiled some of the best photographs from past olympics games along with their stories.
Be sure to follow their blog throughout this years games. I can’t wait to see what stories and photographs London 2012 brings!
Victor Covalenco competing in [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on July 22, 2012 ·
A few weeks ago we brought you 10 incredible star trails from the ISS. Five days ago though, this was released.
Knate Myers has compiled photographs from NASA to create a mega time lapse of earth from the ISS.
The aurora, the lights emanating from houses and the thin atmosphere glowing through the sunrise make for an astonishing video. I never knew the earth was so colourful. Enjoy!
Posted by Ash Davies on July 19, 2012 ·
Romanian brothers Andrei and Sergiu Cosma have worked together to light, photograph and process this incredible collection.
It’s been hard to find any real information about their processes or their work. They seem to be quiet photographers – they let their photos do the talking. Their collection though is undeniably beautiful. The misty air, the delicate colours and the [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on July 11, 2012 ·
TweetIt costs $50,000 and it only shoots in black and white, but the Leica M9-P Hermés Edition is undoubtedly the most beautiful camera in the world.
The Hermés Edition exists to celebrate the life of Jean-Louis Dumas, the former president of Hermès who died in 2010. Leica is only making 300 of these cameras, available with a 28mm f/2, 50mm f/0.95 and 90mm f/2 lens, and an exquisite [...]
Posted by Ash Davies on June 27, 2012 ·
TweetDon Pettit shoots his photos at 18,000 miles per hour, 240 miles from the ground. As the lead photographer on the International Space Station, Don’s task is to capture the beauty of the universe and share it with the world. Here are eight of his latest, most beautiful photographs.
‘Photographer’ is not Don’s official title though. As a flight engineer, [...]