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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.

Leica T · Eight years later

Eight years later, the Leica T is still a fantastic camera and good value at that.

Apple unveils the best photos from the Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge

Today Apple revealed the 10 winning Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge photographs shot all over the world on iPhone 13 Pro.

Photography is not Objective, Art is a Set of Choices

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it” —Ansel Adams.

Winners of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards

The awards highlight the striking sights of life around the globe.

How Does Perspective Work in Pictures?

Have you ever had the experience of photographing something faraway, and, in the photo it looked far too small compared to its surroundings?

Winners of the 2021 World Nature Photography Awards

Some of the top images from the 14 categories of nature photography featured in this year’s competition.

2021 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest

All of the winners and shortlisted entries of the 2021 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest look fantastic.

My transformative first trip to Japan · Part 4

The final part of my first journey to Japan and how it changed my life.

Haematopoiesis: Beautifully Fluid Photography by Rubén Álvarez

Dynamic work that feels scientific and artistic all at once.

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My transformative first trip to Japan · II

As I explored the art and transportation of Japan, I started to rethink my life.

The Photos of the Year for 2021

It is difficult to separate 2021 from the previous year — Covid, social & political unrest, and the climate crisis bind them together in my memory.

Glitch Image Generator

A tool that allows you to generate and save unique glitchy images.

Beautifully Arranged Rock Sculptures

Jon Foreman neatly arranges rocks into colorful sculptures. He also does similar sand, leaves, debris, and shells.