Artist Captures Insects Crawling on Flowers as They Bloom in Timelapse

by admin August 17, 2016 at 10:05 am

Here’s a little video that will no doubt fulfill at least a few readers’ childhood dreams. Using a GoPro Hero4 Session, the clip puts you in the driver’s seat of a Hot Wheels car as it hurtles down 8 expertly crafted pieces of track connected by ‘teleporting tunnels.’

I recently shot a wedding with a buddy of mine where there were other hired professionals doing what they do: videographer, musicians, coordinators… you get the idea. My friend and I do our best to stay out of each other’s shots, but just in case it’s unavoidable we both wear formalwear so we can easily blend in as guests.

A massive aerial TV camera suspended by cables outside the Olympic baseball venue in Rio came crashing to the ground on Monday afternoon after both the camera’s guide cables snapped. The camera fell approximately 65 feet, injuring 7 people in the process.

Olympic Games often produce iconic photos, and that’s what happened this Sunday during the men’s 100 meter semifinals. Getty Images photographer Cameron Spencer managed to capture a remarkable photo that shows Usain Bolt flashing a “cheeky grin” as he comfortably wins the race.

The UK’s Ministry of Defense is being sued by eight soldiers who are suffering PTSD after a Royal Air Force pilot’s Nikon DSLR caused a Voyager transport plane carrying 198 soldiers ti plummet towards the sea.

One hundred and nineteen dollars. That’s it. That’s all you need to open a door to a world of photography previously known only to the most extreme DIYers and commercial photographers for whom purchasing decisions are usually made for them by client requests.

If you want to own one of the rarest Nikon lenses in existence, now is your chance. A Nikkor stereo 3D lens from the 1950s has surfaced in an eBay auction.

To promote this year’s edition of its sports photography competition, Red Bull Illume is sending out a pretty slick promo. It’s simply a USB drive loaded with a press media kit, but the presentation is so clever that we thought we’d share it with you (perhaps you can do something similar to promote your own photography business).

Some poor photographer in Kansas City, Missouri, accidentally left their camera bag outside city hall yesterday. Someone noticed the “suspicious package” and alerted police, who then sent a bomb squad and blew the camera bag up. Oops.

Want to see light pollution changes photos of the starry night sky? Photographer Sriram Murali’s new time-lapse short film will show you. Titled “Lost in Light,” it shows different locations with progressively lower levels of light pollution.

Varanasi, India is an incredible place, a real eye opener and a step back in time. You witness events you may have never imagined, or have ever wanted to see. It’s completely unavoidable and totally unpredictable. It’s the kind of place that you shouldn’t expect anything, but embrace every moment.

Canon’s on a roll with these crazy patents, and while they may not amount to much in the end, an editor can dream can’t he? They already made headlines with their insane 40-800mm f/4.5-5.6 patent, and now Canon has developed an optical formula for not one, but two EF 28-560mm f/2.8-5.6 lenses.

The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy to print out at home.

Want to see how a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer responds to a request for free images in exchange for “credit” from a major news corporation? You can, because that exchange happened a few days ago.

David Carson is photojournalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch who won the Pulitzer Prize with his paper this year for his coverage of protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Last Friday, Carson was contacted by what appears to be a CBS account on Twitter that regularly Tweets requests for image usage.

A Canadian couple has turned their engagement shoot into the stuff of “epic” Internet fame. Cici and Clement were determined to get one-of-a-kind pre-wedding photos, and so they flew an entire photography and videography crew out to Iceland for a week-long photo excursion.

The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has been giving out awards for the best photography equipment for 34 years, so they know a thing or two about what makes a good piece of gear. And this year, Canon and Sony cleaned up receiving 8 of the 19 photography awards EISA gives out.

Photographer Brian Maneely just shared one heck of a “commercial” for Pentax DSLRs. In a story posted on Ricoh Imaging’s Facebook page, he shares how he and his camera got doused in pink fire retardant by a firefighting plane… and then kept on shooting.

Ever since they were first announced in May, people have been dying to get their hands on Samyang’s new Autofocus lenses. Well… you don’t have to wait long. Samyang announced both price and ship date for their AF 14mm f/2.8 FE lens earlier today.

Here’s a neat piece of camera gear you probably have never heard of. Back in the 1940s and 50s, a company called Haber & Fink used to modify Leica cameras by adding special lens ‘turrets.’ Only 200 were ever made, and a camera store in Ohio just got their hands on the 11th one.

There is no shortage of technical photographic advice out there on the Internet—buy this camera, read this book, and memorize these rules of composition and you’ll be great! But the process of becoming a great photographer is more subtle than that.

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