5 Books For Expanding Your Photography Knowledge

There are many ways to learn about photography, not least of which are the vast depths of the internet, replete with tutorials and how-to videos. But getting past mere technical proficiency and learning valuable lessons about the art form isn't as easy as a Google search. Luckily, there are those old things called… » 10/23/14 2:43pm Thursday 2:43pm

​Canon G7 X Review: Canon's Best Point-and-Shoot Camera in Years

Five years ago, I was broke, but I needed a great camera anyhow. The Canon S90 was the perfect fit for my needs and my credit card balance. And I wasn't the only one who thought so. The amazing S90 and successors made Canon a mint — at least until Sony's RX100 came along with higher quality images. With the G7 X,… » 10/22/14 12:20pm Wednesday 12:20pm

Canon 7D Mark II: The Best DSLR For Sports and Wildlife, But That's All

When the Canon 7D came out in 2009, it soon became one of the most popular DSLRs ever. It was fast, rugged, with great video features, all for a whole lot cheaper than the more pro-oriented 5D Mark II. Five years later, the 7D Mark II makes its debut with plenty of powerful specs, yet it's not likely to be the same… » 10/20/14 2:01pm Monday 2:01pm

The Lonesome Crowded Shopping Malls of the 1980s

When discussing street photography, locations like New York City or Los Angeles probably spring to mind. A less obvious setting is that icon of late 20th-century capitalism: the shopping mall. Stephen DiRado roved the halls of his local mall in the 80s and captured stunning portraits of the denizens within. » 10/17/14 5:17pm 10/17/14 5:17pm

5 Classic Film Cameras You Can Get For Under $1000


Buying an analog camera can be daunting if you are new to the game. There are decades worth of varieties to consider! The good news is, you can get something really premium without breaking the bank. DigitalRev, an camera outfit based in Hong Kong, has enlisted the help of Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter for some… » 10/16/14 11:55am 10/16/14 11:55am

How One Photographer Took Incredible Close-Ups of Space Shuttle Launches

Shuttle launches are audacious displays of smoke, steam, and a gigantic man-made vessel being thrust into space. Documenting in-the-moment details can be tricky—the press site for photographers is three miles from the pad itself. That just wasn't close enough for Dan Winters. » 10/16/14 11:37am 10/16/14 11:37am

A Short About the Challenge and Beauty of Large Format Photography

It takes a special kind of masochist to carry around the behemoth that is a large format camera. One such person is Joseph Allen Freeman, a photographer working in the 8 x 10 format. In the short film Through the Ground Glass, by Nick Bolton and Taylor Hawkins, we hear Freeman ruminate about the trials and romanticism… » 10/16/14 9:45am 10/16/14 9:45am

This Photographer Documents the Faces Of a Single Harlem Street Corner


Taking pictures of strangers is hard no matter where you are photographing. On the streets of Harlem, Khalik Allah takes the utmost care to approach his subjects with confidence and purpose in order to capture his wonderfully evocative portraits of the New York neighborhood. This video from Time's Lightbox » 10/15/14 2:35pm 10/15/14 2:35pm

MultiCam Shoots Photos Now and Sets Focus or Exposure Later

iOS 8: You normally take photos on your iPhone by tapping the screen to focus, checking the light in your preview, and tapping the screen. MultiCam changes it up by letting you shoot first, and worry about focus and light later. » 10/15/14 11:33am 10/15/14 11:33am

The $800 Camera I Didn't Use To Share My Hawaiian Vacation Photos

My wife loves technology. Hell, she spotted the job posting that landed me my first tech writing gig. She also loves sharing snapshots with friends. So when I told her that the Sony RX100 III could sling amazing selfies to Instagram with a tap of her phone, she was understandably stoked. When we packed our bags… » 10/13/14 3:29pm 10/13/14 3:29pm

Contact Sheet Outtakes Show Hollywood's Greatest Icons Caught Off Guard

There was a time in Hollywood when still photography was as integral to the on-site filmmaking process as the actual reels themselves, and carefully selected publicity shots gave each title—and star—a lasting presence beyond the big screen. Hollywood Frame by Frame goes behind the scenes with imperfect outtakes from… » 10/10/14 12:03pm 10/10/14 12:03pm

The History of Architectural Photography Told In 16 Stunning Images

While humankind has been documenting buildings in various ways since the beginning of civilization, architectural photography is a relatively new phenomenon. And it turns out that even the process of training the camera specifically on architecture has evolved—from using buildings as backdrops to making them the… » 10/08/14 9:31am 10/08/14 9:31am

Adobe Gives Its Mobile Apps More Familiar Names, Adds a Few New Tools

Search for Adobe in the App Store and you will find a slew of snappy-sounding apps. It can seem a bit disjointed, so starting today, Adobe is updating and re-organizing its mobile app lineup under the monikers of the desktop Adobe fare you know and love. There are also a few new ones to try out. » 10/06/14 3:28pm 10/06/14 3:28pm