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Incredible pictures of superheroes on rooftops and how they were shot (gallery)

Incredible pictures of superheroes on rooftops and how they were shot (gallery)

By 26 February 2015

Superheroes tend to hang out on rooftops, a lot. It's not just physically helpful as a way to watch out for crime below, before swooping in, but also represents how they lord over us mere mortals. So what better place to capture them than where they think... >>

Forget Top Gun, these pictures were taken by one of the world's fastest photographers

Forget Top Gun, these pictures were taken by one of the world's fastest photographers

By 6 January 2015

We've seen plenty of photographs taken in extreme conditions before but we can safely say that the photographer who took these pictures is the fastest. In travel terms. Chris Ryding is a flight trials photographer who works for BAE Systems' military aircraft... >>

Top photography tips for beginners

Top photography tips for beginners

By 9 October 2014

Photography is a complicated subject that can be a minefield for some, while to others it comes as naturally as eating a piece of cake. If you sit in the first camp, where the idea of jumping out of a plane is more appealing than picking up a DSLR and... >>

Smartphone photography: Here's six tips for snapping great pics

Smartphone photography: Here's six tips for snapping great pics

By 22 August 2014

Thanks to the modern age, snapping a photograph has never been so easy or effortless. That's because everyone has a powerful camera in their pocket: a smartphone. But some say it is putting nails in the coffin for beautiful photography. It doesn't have... >>

What is bokeh? Here's the photography effect explained

What is bokeh? Here's the photography effect explained

By 25 March 2014

HTC is on the brink of launching what is widely believed to be its new flagship Android phone, the HTC One (M8). And the smartphone's most talked-about feature is a second rear-facing camera lens and its ability to achieve bokeh. Photographers debate... >>

Olympus OM-D challenge part 3: Light like a pro

Olympus OM-D challenge part 3: Light like a pro

By 23 January 2014

If you've not been following our OM-D challenge photo story thus far, then a quick recap. At the beginning of January we were plucked from Las Vegas to observe a photographic adventure alongside pro photographer Damian McGillicuddy on a shoot in Death... >>

Hasselblad reveals first medium format CMOS sensor, opening the door for other photography brands?

Hasselblad reveals first medium format CMOS sensor, opening the door for other photography brands?

By 21 January 2014

"The rumours are true," reads Hasselblad's press release as the company announces the H5D-50C - the world's first medium format camera with a CMOS sensor. It might not be a casual photographer's camera by any means, and one that will probably cost a significant... >>

Nokia Lumia 1520 first smartphone to offer raw file output

Nokia Lumia 1520 first smartphone to offer raw file output

By 22 October 2013

Nokia is to roll out raw file output in its camera-focused Lumia smartphones, with the new Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet the first smartphone to introduce the universal DNG format to capture options. Wowzers. Pocket-lint is on hand at the Nokia World in Abu... >>

Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?

Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?

By 21 May 2013

Flickr has reinvented itself. Gone are the days of thumbnails and white backgrounds, replaced instead with full bleed, full-resolution photos and a whopping 1 terabyte of free storage. It is the most drastic redesign the photo sharing site has ever seen... >>

Adobe Lightroom 5 public beta announced, 50 new software tweaks included

Adobe Lightroom 5 public beta announced, 50 new software tweaks included

By 15 April 2013

Adobe has unveiled the latest version of its Lightroom photo editing software in the form of a public beta. Lightroom 5 incorporates a wide range of changes to the previous software, all designed to speed up your workflow and help with photo editing.... >>