Congratulations to Jenny Downing who shared this incredible image of a curious snail as part of our equilibrium project. Take a look at the best of the rest with our online gallery of other top submissions here.
This month, we would like you to turn your cameras to images on the theme of Elements. From diamonds to helium balloons, share your photographs and tell us how you took the shot. Our favourite will be seen in print in the May issue of Tech Monthly.Continue reading...
A reminder if anyone needed it of the utter waste of life and talent caused by the war in Afghanistan
The war in Afghanistan claimed the life of Anja Niedringhaus this morning and has left her long-time colleague, the respected Canadian reporter Kathy Gannon wounded.
Photographer Corey Rich's most recent project, titled 'Dedicated', is a video detailing the working lives of three other notable photographers - Dave Black, Robert Beck and George Karbus - using Nikon's latest flagship camera, the D4s. Along with the final cut of 'Dedicated', a making-of video that shows the 21-day whirlwind tour to capture the footage and interviews for the documentary project was released. See video
Last month, Tech Monthly asked you to send in your images of equilibrium. From balancing rocks to daring performers, our favourite captured a snail teetering on the edge of a plant. Check the best of the rest below.Continue reading...
The idea for What We Wore came to me a few years ago. A lot of my work involves documenting youth culture and I noticed that often there was more variety and distinction in people's own photographs than in professional photography. Often you notice that the way people caption the images would bring the story to life. I started my own Flickr group and asked friends to contribute. We ran the content as a weekly format on the website I run with Cieron Magat, Isysarchive.tv. We then developed What We Wore website and project it just grew from there.Continue reading...
Love urban photography? Addicted to Instagram? These snappers capture their cities in beautiful and surprising ways
Follow our @GuardianCities Instagram account for daily updates on great urban photography from across the world and to share your photos with us. Here are the latest updates
Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus has been shot dead in Afghanistan's violent east while covering preparations for the presidential election. Here is a retrospective of her work, from the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan to the London 2012 Olympics
An Olympus camera lost by a Finnish diver on a trip in Thailand has made its way back to its owner. Reported by the travel site Sail In Finland, in January the Finnish diver's tethered camera floated away after some rough weather. The point-and-shoot was found the next day by Krzysztof Torzynski, a Polish diver from Denmark who was in the same waters. He then used photos on the camera to look for the owner. Learn more
Lensbaby is well known among DSLR photographers for its array of special-effect lenses. Now the Portland, Oregon-based company wants to expand into mobile photography and has launched a Kickstarter project to fund the final development stage of its Lensbaby Sweet Spot lens for iPhones. Learn more
Transcend has announced SDXC/SDHC UHS-I Class 3 (U3) rated memory cards with read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 85MB/s. The Transcend cards meet requirements to give smooth video capture on new 4K cameras such as the Sony FDR-AX100, Panasonic Lumix GH4 and Canon EOS C500. Featuring 32GB to 128GB capacities, the new cards will available by mid-April in Japan and soon after in the U.S. Learn more
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Kenro has announced the Nissin i40 compact flash gun that also has a built-in video light. It's compact in size and has a flash output of GN40 at 105mm with wireless TTL mode. The new model also has a LED video light providing nine steps of output level adjustment. The Nissin i40 is now available for Nikon and Canon, with Sony and Fujifilm fits coming soon. It will sell for £204/~$338. Learn more
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Nokia has launched a new high-end smartphone. The Lumia 930 is the international version of the Lumia Icon that was launched a few weeks ago as an exclusive model for U.S. carrier Verizon. Looking at the specifications, the 930's camera module appears to be identical to the unit used in Nokia's 6-inch phablet, the Lumia 1520. The 1/2.5-inch BSI CMOS sensor offers 20MP and the F2.4 aperture is combined with an optical image stabilization system and a dual-LED flash. Learn more
Capa, one of the world's most distinguished war photographers, famously said: 'If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not close enough.' And close he certainly was, accompanying US forces to Europe from 1943-1945. From D-Day landings to a soldier wandering a lane with his sweetheart, his images are on show at Daniel Blau gallery in London until 10 May
More than 100 million first time voters will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election from 7 April. Here is a selection of young voters' opinions on the important issues facing Indian todayContinue reading...
Pete talks about Brush charting. Corey has a tip on doing a spatter brush effect.
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Photographer Max Kandhola spent years in sweaty gyms sparring with prizefighters for his project The Aura of Boxing and the results pack an emotional punch
Armed with little more than a 4x5 plate camera and a ruler, Max Kandhola, photography lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, set out to capture the essence of the prizefighter's world. He sparred with boxers close-up with only his lens between them. Having taken a few blows along the way he emerged with a major project, The Aura of Boxing, which has been exhibited at three venues in London, Derby and Nottingham. A 96-page book will accompany the shows, published by Dewi Lewis.Continue reading...
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