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Alien Worlds - Macro Photos of Fungi and Slime Molds

Incredible close-up shots of fungi and slime molds by photographer and amateur mycologist Max Mudie.

World Nature Photography Awards

Our 2022 winners.

Craig’s Lost Chicago

Nostalgic photos & images of lost eateries, amusement, shopping, manufacturing service, and more.

‘Open Circuits’ Slices Everyday Electronics to Reveal Their Insides

A recently released book delves into the otherwise unseen world of electronics as it highlights the impeccable insides of common devices.

2023 Underwater Photographer of the Year

The 2023 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition centers on the mammals, fish, and plants occupying the world’s oceans and seas.

I connected Stable Diffusion with my smartphone camera. Here’s what I learned

Learnings and realizations on designing for Stable Diffusion, through a practical example where I built my own app called ‘Viewmaker’.

Comedy Widlife Photography

2022 Competition Winners.

Three Books About Leica

These three books have helped me understand in words what was previously just a feeling — why I love Leica cameras. Whimsical Watercolors

Transform your photos into beautiful works of art in seconds!

AI Stock Images: The Uncanny Valley from ShutterStock to StockAI

How could AI disrupt the stock image industry? A look at ownership issues, AI art generators, and the eerie, 'uncanny valley' feel of generated art.

Turning fireworks into abstract wallpapers

This results in an organic feel that would be hard to get on a computer.

Houses Of The World

Houses Of is a travel, photography and design passion project showcasing charismatic houses around the world. a new AI colorizer

Colorize anything from old black & white photos to artworks. It’s as simple as instagram, free, and no sign-up required.

Dreamy Blur

I was attracted by their slight blur and the subtle glowing effects, and wondered what kind of filter function was used.

Applying a rule from Pixar with a camera from 1961

While visiting Tokyo's fabulous vintage camera stores, I discovered the Olympus Pen ee3. This camera has an interesting origin story...

First Images from the James Webb Space Telescope

The dawn of a new era in astronomy has begun as the world gets its first look at the full capabilities of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.

In Praise of Shadows

My pictures are always far too loud and way too bright.

Aggressive Avians Dominate the 2022 Bird Photographer of the Year Contest

Quite a few finalists from the 2022 Bird Photographer of the Year contest center on avians as they fight for territory, food, and mates.

A New AI-System Designs Cameras as Playful Pop-Culture Mashups

A photographer doubling as an inventor of the bizarre, Mathieu Stern has been developing new cameras based on simple ideas.

2022 BigPicture Competition

The competition showcases the stunning diversity of life around the world.