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Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from up high

Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from up high

By 15 May 2015

Drone photography is a relatively new phenomenon. And the public being able to do it for themselves is even more recent. But despite these time limits there are already photos so good they're winning awards. A year ago, the National Geographic in France... >>

Would you eat in a restaurant with plates made for Instagram food photos?

Would you eat in a restaurant with plates made for Instagram food photos?

By 7 May 2015

If you're a fan of food photos and want to impress your Instagram followers you may need to head to Israel to try Foodography. A Tel Aviv restaurant called Catit, in conjunction with the Carmel Winery, has created a meal experience that puts as much... >>

Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal review: Make Polaroid-style prints from your phone snaps
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Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal review: Make Polaroid-style prints from your phone snaps

By 25 March 2015

The first thing you need to know about the Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal is that it produces Polaroid-style photos from your smartphone snaps. The second thing you need to know is that it's a camera, not a printer. Unlike the rather disappointing... >>

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... >>