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After numerous reports of illegally flown drones interfering dangerously with airplanes and even denting a US Army helicopter rotor over the past few years, a drone may have just caused an aircraft crash for the... more

In a break from the past, World Press Photo (WPP) released the short list of finalists in advance of naming the winners to their annual contest arguably the most prestigious in all of photojournalism. The photos are remarkable for their composition, exposure, and intimacy. But judging by the subject matter one might surmise that were living in a hellish dystopia, or that... more

This is awesome: Perfect_Tz flew a DJI Phantom 4 Pro camera drone through fireworks in Yunnan, China, reversed some of the footage, and set it to music. What resulted is this mesmerizing 3-minute short film titled, “Fireworks From Above.”

The film was made to celebrate the Chinese Near Year — today is the first day of The Year of the Dog... more

Do you use Eneloop Pro rechargeable batteries in your photo equipment? You may be able to get the same performance at a much lower cost. This interesting 7-minute video from Matthew Eargle of... more

A champion skier wiped out and slammed into a group of photographers during the women’s giant slalom yesterday at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The scary incident was caught by both broadcast cameras and the photographers’ own cameras.

The 30-second clip above shows Switzerland’s Lara Gut wiping out 17 seconds into her run. Gut hurtles off the course and directly into photographers capturing the event, sending a few of them to the ground.

Thankfully, no one... more

Want to be a White House news photographer for the New York Times? If that’s your dream photojournalism job opportunity, here’s some great news: there’s a job opening right now just for you.

The... more

Google has removed the “View Image” button from its Image Search results that had allowed anyone to quickly download the original image file while bypassing the host webpage. This is a step Google is taking to help protect photographers’ copyrights.

Last week, Getty Images announced a new licensing partnership with Google (... more

Sony has made something of a breakthrough in sensor development, announcing a new backside-illuminated stacked sensor that can read out every pixel simultaneously to enable global shutter. While the company has only made it work with a 1.46-million-pixel sensor so far, the nascent technology has significant potential.

The sensor is able to read out from every pixel instantly... more

Like pretty much all photographers, I rely very heavily on my eyesight, not only for shooting but also image processing. Being a professional photographer, my life quite literally depends on my ability to see. Therefore, the idea of having my eyes cut open, lasers pointed at them, and then have them stitched back together is sort of a terrifying thing to think about.

I contemplated for years whether I should get the surgery or not; part of me was tired of constantly having to... more

Want to see how popular full-frame cameras from Sony, Nikon, and Canon stack up? Here’s a 20-minute comparison video fromDan and Sally Watsonthat looks at the differences... more

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