10 stunning photos of autumn colors
Oct22

10 stunning photos of autumn colors

Between the hot summers and frigid winters, there is a magical time called autumn. The fall brings with it hues that simply can’t be matched at any other time of the year. Here are ten amazing shots of autumn colors, right out of a fairy tale. Makes you want to be out there, right away. 1. A Walk in Autumn 2. This exquisite tree is even more captivating in this season Via 3. Japanese tea house in autumn Via 4. Yellow never...

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Alps Photo Shoot is Epic
Oct17

Alps Photo Shoot is Epic

Robert Bösch is a Swiss photographer who achieved something most of us will only talk about. The Matterhorn ridge was first ascended by Edward Whymper and his team in 1865. To mark the 150th anniversary of the ascent, Mammut sponsored a photo shoot in the Alps for their next year’s ad campaign. These are just some of the pics from the shoot: This is one of the most amazing polar panoramas (or panorama globes) that I have seen....

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Panoramas gone wrong
Oct16

Panoramas gone wrong

Our über powerful phones have some nifty features for shooting photos or video. Many of these “consumer” features would likely be missing from high-end cameras. Take the panorama mode for example. Just point and rotate and you have instant results. It also causes some interesting side-effects when used wrongly (or done on purpose). Check out this collection of panorama shots gone wrong (or right, in some cases): 1. Compact...

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Riverboarding down a glacial river
Oct15

Riverboarding down a glacial river

Riverboarding, also known as hydrospeeding, can itself get pretty extreme. It is a sport where you lie on a floating board and paddle/steer with your feet. It can really give an adrenalin rush on fast moving rivers and rapids. If you think that is an adventure, try doing it down a glacial river. Shot at the Aletsch Glacier by photographer David Carlier and shared by Red Bull. Besides the freezing temperatures, aren’t glaciers...

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Aspect ratios of DSLR and mobile camera sensors
Oct11

Aspect ratios of DSLR and mobile camera sensors

A friend was recently lamenting how the latest version of his favorite phone is set to a 4:3 aspect ratio for photos instead of the 16:9 like his last phone. He could change the mode to 16:9, but that the default mode is cutting the sides of the image. I tried explaining that it’s the 16:9 mode that is a cropped version of the actual image, but he was convinced it was the other way around. This got me curious and I did a little...

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