On December 7, 1972, our view of the world was changed forever
41 years ago on Saturday, a photograph was taken that radically altered the way we saw the world. On December 7, 1972, at 5:39 a.m. EST, the crew of Apollo 17 took a photograph of the Earth. It was named "Blue Marble", and became one of the most widely distributed images ever created.
Today the A7r is marked as in Stock at Amazon US (Click here). yesterday it still said that it required 1-2 days processing after placing the order. But today it’s shipping on same day. But you have to hurry because there are only 13 left in Stock right now (at the moment of writing this). […]
A selection of photos from the Your Best Shot 2013 group pool. To view more photos or share your own best shot, check out Your Best Shot 2013. Photos from KatGatti, senza studio, Amy Chu :), Mercédesz Barbara, Yu,Tsai, austens.
On our rumor sites we talk a lot about DSLR and Mirrorless cameras. But will these cameras still be here in future? Kirk Tuck and Petapixel posted two interesting article about an ongoing paradigm shift in the camera industry. Kir writes that the younger generation isn’t bound to the past film camera history. They think […]
Our previous Flickr Friday theme was #CatchyColors, and here are some of our favorites from your submissions. Colors were the hero of our theme, and you delivered by spotting the shades of the rainbow all around you. You dressed up in saturated pinks, blues, and yellows and showed us your striped socks. […]
The new Deo Tech Mark 2 Contax G to NEX adapter is shipping on eBay at and . As you know you can use it to get full AF support and it works fine on your A7-A7r too. And I got the following note from MXcamera about the two new adapters for the Sony A7-A7r […]
For the first time the A7r is in Stock and shipping via Amazon US itself (Click here to grab it). Amazon says that it’s in Stock but requires 1-2 days of process! UPDATE: It is also in Stock (with free extras) at Focuscamera (Click here). P.S.: Deal of the day on eBay is the . […]
We have the first $200 off on the A7 kit at . There is only one in Stock but it’s a great deal from a 100% reliable seller. There is a “hidden” RX100 deal at BuyDig (Click here). You get a free case and if you proceed to checkout price willd rop further down to […]
If you're reading this site, you agree that photography is a powerful thing, and we love to see it used to bring people happiness. Photographer Vincent Dixon, gathered 20 cancer patients who sat for a makeover. They weren't allowed to see themselves until it was completely finished. Then, he snapped a photo of the moment they opened their eyes and saw their new look. The results are awesome.
In May, we reported on a DIY way to do a Matrix-like "bullet time" using a GoPro and a ceiling fan motor. By spinning the GoPro around the subject at high speeds, it could be captured at all manner of angle. But engineer Mark Rober wasn't satisfied, and decided to make the rig high-speed, with help from a Phantom high speed camera, and some impressive building skills.
A century old dog book shows how far breeding has been pushed
One of the most incredible things about the widespread adoption of photography in the early 20th century is how well it allows us to compare our own times to what has gone past. A perfect example of this has been put together by the website Science of Dogs, which has culled historical images of dog breeds, and compared them to what modern specimins of that same breed look like.
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, passed away on December 5, 2013. Few men in the history of mankind have had more impact on a nation and inspired the world like the former president. Shortly before he retreated from public […]