I have new piece of gear: the Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Fisheye Lens. I picked one up on the recommendation of photographers Clay Bolt & Paul Harcourt Davies, whose wide-angle macro eBook makes considerable use of the lens's close-focus abilities...
Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. Our Thursday series has typically featured me handicapping myself by attempting to photograph with digicams, scanners, webcams, cell phones and other cut-rate equipment...
One of my favorite recent projects was a deceptively simple image of an ant on black. Black is easy enough to arrange for the upper portions of a photo.
I asked for your best Science/Nature images of the year , and wow. Just, wow. The talent that came in exceeded my expectations. You guys are tremendous!Below, in no particular order, are links to all participants' selections...
Since I'm asking everyone else to pony up a selection of their best science & nature photos of the year , I figure it's only fair I participate.
I can tell from the requisite end-of-year retrospectives that 2012 must be stumbling to a close. The best of this, the worst of that, the most interesting of the people, the sexiest of the gadgets...
If you do nothing else today, click on this:David Breashears created this composite image in the spring of 2012 as part of Glacier Works' effort to document the response of glaciers to a changing climate...
I was entranced by this image when it appeared today in my facebook stream:Captured by the talented Malaysian photographer Liew Wk, the photo shows a developmental asymmetry in size between the anterior median eyes of this Asian jumping spider...
On popular request, I present my full kit of photographic gear.Lenses are the heart of any kit. My line-up includes (from left to right): Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS II...
A few months ago, an artist who traced my photograph in the L.A. Times prompted a heated discussion: was the artist's work sufficiently transformative to count as Fair Use under U.S..
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