Wyoming time-lapse videos of weather and landscape
Jan30

Wyoming time-lapse videos of weather and landscape

Photographer Nicolaus Wegner has traveled the vast and beautiful expanses of Wyoming and compiled some stunning time-lapse videos. After 20,000 miles and 150 days in the wild, here is the amazing stuff he managed to come up with: These days, it isn’t too difficult to create some nice time-lapse videos of even mundane scenes. However, this is something else completely. You can really see the effort put in and the creative mind...

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Patents for Canon portrait lens with IS
Jan26

Patents for Canon portrait lens with IS

In my quest for amazing people shots, I have been evaluating quite a few options to find the perfect Canon portrait lens. The Canon EF 85mm F/1.8 USM is on the top of the list, mainly due to the affordable price and value for money. It’s a decent focal length for portraits and the lens itself is marvelous. The 85mm is super sharp with real-time manual focusing and excellent build quality. Its 8-blade aperture produces amazing...

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Photo Heat Map of the World
Jan07

Photo Heat Map of the World

A week late, but Happy 2014 everyone. To ring in the new year, let’s check out a great resource. Google has released Sightsmap, a terrific photo heat map that shows the most photographed places in the world. The map is an overlay on Google Maps that allows you to zoom in all the way down to street level. The map is generated from images uploaded to Panoramio. Not surprisingly, most of Europe and Japan are the hottest/brightest...

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