Photos of 10 Amazing and Mostly Unknown Mountains
May10

Photos of 10 Amazing and Mostly Unknown Mountains

We come across a lot of photos of the Alps and the Himalayas, but there are so many other hidden gems in the world. Check out these pictures of 10 amazing places on earth that you likely have yet to see: 1. Bungle Bungle Range, Australia 2. Fairy Chimneys, Turkey 3. Cerro Torre, Patagonia 4. Chocolate Hills, Philippines 5. Devils Tower, United States of America 6. Mount Mouaroa, Moorea 7. Mount Otemanu, Bora Bora 8. Rainbow Mountains,...

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MRI photos of fruits and vegetables
Apr22

MRI photos of fruits and vegetables

MRI, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is a technique that uses radio waves to penetrate an object and create layered images of its internal makeup. It is most commonly used for medical purposes, but with a little creativity, can create interesting results with other objects. MRI technologist Andy Ellison works at the Center for Biomedical Engineering in Boston. He also runs a blog named Inside Insides. On the website, Andy shares MRI...

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100 year old frozen negatives from Antarctica
Feb04

100 year old frozen negatives from Antarctica

The Antarctic Heritage Trust was restoring an old expedition hut in Antarctica. Inside the hut, they discovered a box of frozen negatives that had been preserved for a hundred years. The cellulose nitrate negatives were encased in a block of ice and had to be carefully thawed. A century of mold and ice could have easily ruined them, but after hours of painstaking work, the images were successfully extracted. Here are just some of the...

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80s style portraits recreated
Jan13

80s style portraits recreated

If you grew up in the 1980s, you might recall some peculiar things. Among them the strange fashion and photography. Thick ties, equally thick mustaches and polaroid cameras. These were just some of the things one would see. Photographs would have a saturated, sepia tone and the use of starlight filters was common. Robbie Augspurger recreates that look, using old-style wardrobes and lighting. Check out some of his 80s style portraits:...

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Why an expensive full-frame DSLR is not for you
Jan08

Why an expensive full-frame DSLR is not for you

A number of my friends dream of the day they will save enough money to own an expensive, full-frame DSLR. One friend has gone so far as to abandon his point-and-shoot and swear off photography. For him, it’s either full-frame or nothing. As I often point out, for most people, gear will only make a few percent (under 10%) difference in the end result. An eye for a good shot, proper lighting and technical knowledge is what...

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