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Nat Geo photo of the day shows colorful Katowice

The Polish town of Katowice is not known as an area of beauty, but as all photographers know, that doesn't mean that beauty can't be found if you know where to look. Mariusz Pietranek used a drone to look down on the colorful sedimentation tanks at an ironworks.

New York Times journalist offers first-hand look at the battle for Mosul

New York Times video journalist Ben Solomon spent a harrowing three weeks accompanying Iraqi Major Sajjad al-Hour as he and his men fought to retake Mosul from I.S. forces.

Lucid VR begins sales of its LucidCam 3D VR camera

The 3D VR camera launched through a crowdfunding campaign in 2015 goes on sale beginning June 26.

Photographer captures beautiful 'solstice conjunction' over Budapest

Noctilucent clouds, a crescent moon and Venus were visible in the pre-dawn sky over Budapest yesterday. Photographer György Soponyai captured NASA's astronomy picture of the day.

Flexy Paw treat holder phone clip tantalizes pets for better photos

Squirming pets won't sit still for photos? A Kickstarter campaign is looking to help.

Surfing under the northern lights

Find out how Chris Burkard shifted from editorial photography to his true passions: landscapes, conservation and, of course, surfing.

EyeEm Selects helps you find the best images in your camera roll for posting

The updated EyeEm app scans your camera roll and picks images that are composed particularly well, have the best quality, or highest chance of selling on EyeEm Market.

Tamron introduces 'ultra-telephoto' 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 zoom lens

Tamron has announced the longest all-in-one zoom lens currently available, the 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD. Designed for Canon and Nikon crop-sensor cameras, the lens will be available in July.

Playing a Super Mario Bros. level with Hololens is the best case for AR we've seen

Just a guy wearing a VR headset, smashing invisible Goombas in Central Park.

NASA orbiter snaps aerial photo of lonesome Mars Curiosity rover

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this gorgeous aerial photo of the Martian landscape. And if you look really close, you can actually see the Mars Curiosity rover in the very middle.

No, you don't need a $100 permit to take snapshots in Laguna Beach

The city of Laguna Beach, California has provided some clarification around the kinds of photography permits it offers.

Yi announces development of 180 VR camera with Google

Later this year, a VR180 camera will be Joining Yi's Halo and 360 VR cameras, which will offer stereo 3D capture, yet be as easy to use and compact as a 2D camera.

Caltech research team develops lensless camera

Caltech researchers have developed an 'optical phased array' chip that uses time delays instead of a lens to focus the incoming light.

Pricing for Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM and 24-70 F2.8 DG OS HSM Art lenses announced, undercuts the competition

Pricing and shipping have finally been revealed for two highly anticipated lenses from Sigma, announced in February.

Facebook testing 'profile picture guard' feature that prevents sleazy photo theft

Facebook is testing a feature that prevents people from saving, sharing, or even taking a screenshot of your profile picture.

Now we know: Sony a9 is sharper than we thought

We've reshot the Sony a9 in our studio. The short story: it's sharper! The long story... well you can read it all here.

Europeana launches 1914 - 1918 thematic collection

The collection will be officially launched during the Europeana Transcribathon Campus Berlin 2017 crowdsourcing event which will be held on 22 and 23 June at the Berlin State Library.

Light at full throttle in preparation for L16 launch

Light gives us some insight into the preparations for the launch of the pre-order shipments of its much anticipated L16 multi-lens camera.

OnePlus 5 2x tele camera uses 1.6x optical in combination with digital zoom

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has confirmed in a tweet that the second lens on the back of the OnePlus 5 uses a 1.6x optical zoom and that digital zoom is used to reach the claimed 2x zoom factor.

Jimmy Chin talks climbing, filmmaking and family

No stranger to extreme situations, legendary climber and filmmaker Jimmy Chin talks to Outside Magazine about his career, and the challenge of filming Alex Honnold's rope-free solo climb of El Capitain.

Meeting Owl robotic video offers 360-degree views of conferences

A company backed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin is attempting to make video conferencing less terrible.

The Photographer's Emphemeris will launch a 3D app for iOS on June 27

It will enable users to simulate the presence of the sun, moon and Milky Way and see how they interact with an area's topography.

You can now share live video replays to Instagram Stories

Since its introduction in November last year Instagram's live streaming feature has been used by millions, but videos could not be archived for watching at a later stage. A new update has now added the capability.

Out of 50,000 infringement claims, an image of a cup of tea is the most stolen

CopyTrack's study also found that the second most-stolen image is a woman wearing painted jeans. That's apparently a thing.

Professional portraits shot using a water drop for a lens

Forget expensive lenses with fancy coatings and special lens elements – photographer Robin de Puy took these portraits using just a water drop for a lens.

Adobe achieves record revenue

Adobe reports a record quarterly revenue of $1.77 billion for the second quarter fiscal year 2017 ended June 2, 2017.

Zeiss launches Milvus 1.4/35 full-frame lens for Canon and Nikon

Zeiss says its new lens is particularly suited for portrait photography but also a good all-rounder and can be used in video applications.

The Atlantic celebrates summer with delightful kite photos

In case you were looking for any more inspiration to go fly one.

Videre 35mm is a build-it-yourself cardboard pinhole camera

Following a couple of successful Kickstarter campaigns, Videre 35mm's creator has re-tooled the camera with sturdier components and a simpler user assembly process.

Saramonic unveils VMic series of high-end shotgun microphones for DSLRs

The VMic Pro, VMic Recorder and VMic microphones are targeted at DSLR users who want to record high-quality audio.

OnePlus 5 camera sample gallery

While our full OnePlus 5 review is underway, we've put together a sample gallery with images that were taken with both the wide-angle and tele lens in a variety of lighting situations.

OnePlus 5 launches with current highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone

The OnePlus 5 main camera comes with a 1/2.8" 16MP Sony IMX 398 sensor and a fast F1.7 aperture. It is supported by a 2x tele-module featuring a 20MP 1/2.8" Sony IMX 350 sensor and F2.6 aperture.

Kodak has a great glossary of film and video terms

Dupe, Dupe Negative is not a pop song, and Newton's Rings are not NASA's next destination. If you've ever wondered what all that film terminology means, Kodak has you covered.

Move over Nikon: Gitzo celebrates 100 years with pricey, limited-edition tripods

If you thought Nikon had the market cornered on expensive commemorative products, we've got news for you.

Pixel Peeper lets you check the Lightroom edits made to a JPEG

The simple drag-and-drop web app reveals the Lightroom edits applied to any JPEG, along with its associated EXIF data, provided that metadata is intact.

Haunting black-and-white images from Belgrade show a modern refugee crisis

Danish photographers Ulrik Hasemann and Mathias Svold spent time documenting the 75,000 refugees currently in Serbia's capitol city. Most are young men from conflict zones in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Report: Ricoh announcing cost cuts in face of crisis

According to a report by Nikkei Ricoh is facing its biggest crisis ever and will have to cut costs in order to survive.

Air Koryo's aging airliners are beautiful, scary time-capsules

Air Koryo started flying in 1952, and much of its current fleet still dates from the 1960s. Danish commercial photographer Arthur Mebius has taken 24 flights on some of its oldest airplanes, so you don't have to.

Varjo '20/20' VR headset to offer 'human eye resolution' bionic display

While the Oculus Rift headset offers approximately 1.2MP for each eye, Varjo aims to far exceed that resolution at 70MP.

Daughter beautifully documents parents' dual struggle with cancer

Photojournalist Nancy Borowick's parents struggled through their own cancer treatments together, with humor, love and bravery keeping everything together.

Underwater macro photography in the Arctic

Alexander Semenov has been photographing invertebrates in the depths of the ocean for almost a decade, with a desire to 'boost people's interest in marine biology.' Mission accomplished.

LG launches G6+ with wireless charging and improved G6 software

The G6+ comes with similar specs as the original G6 but doubles the amount of storage and expands the feature set.

A comprehensive list of every Polaroid camera ever made

Every polaroid camera from the SX-70 to 1999's Barbie Instant Camera.

Firmware v1.1.1 for Canon 5DS and 5DSR fixes HDR mode and level display

Firmware version 1.1.1 fixes a number of user-reported bugs, including an issue in HDR mode that prevents the camera from completing a full bracket with certain settings.

Photos from the edge of the earth: World Photography Organization interviews Kiliii Yuyan

Seattle-based photographer Kiliii Yuyan has spent years documenting the lives of people at the edges of the world. In an interview with the World Photography Organization, Kiliii explains what motivates him.

Through the lens of black women photographers

'Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora' is a new photographic publication that aims to include the perspectives of black women photographers.

Benjamin Button captures *and edits* your family video footage

Not just a Brad Pitt movie: Benjamin Button is a wearable HD video camera geared toward families that goes the extra mile to automatically edit your footage together.

PSA: if there's a bug inside your computer monitor, don't squish it

It's pretty rare, but live bugs can get in between your screen and display. If this happens, don't make the same mistake as the author – just let it be.

This video of Boeing's new planes has nothing to do with photography but we're posting it anyway because it's cool

We tried to find a photography angle, we really did, but honestly - we're posting this video because it's Friday afternoon, and planes are cool.

Synology launches lower cost NAS with DS1817 and DS1517

The 'value' devices are slightly scaled back alternatives to the DS1817+ and DS1517+ with lower spec processors, less RAM and less comprehensive software packages.

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