Kimiko Nishimoto, an 89-year-old grandmother didn't even pick up a camera until she was 72-years-old, but 15-years later, she's become an internet sensation and star in Japan. In addition to being a landscape / nature photographer, she loves photographing crazy self-portraits of herself using a wireless camera remote. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Fujifilm's INSTAX SHARE SP-2 lets you print photos directly from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and you can get a bundle with 2 packs of film for just $126.69 shipped, originally $239.99. Select your best shots from your smartphone and get instax prints by just transferring the shots from the app to SP-2 via Wi-Fi connection. You can also print Images from to your Instagram and Facebook accounts. A new laser exposure system achieves a faster printing time of 10 seconds from print data transfer to print output. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.
Constructed between the years of 1887-89, it was designed to be the 1889 World's Fair entrance, and is currently the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.91 million people climbed it in 2015. Due to the addition of a broadcasting aerial at the top of the tower in 1957, it is now taller than the Chrysler Building by 17-feet. Excluding transmitters, the Eiffel Tower is the second-tallest structure in France after the Millau Viaduct. Continue reading for more photos that show how famous landmarks changed over time.
Shot by photographer Ryan Earl and filmmaker Nick Arcivos of AmnesiArt, "Made in Paris" is a short film about a French pastry chef Elise Lepinteur, a protegee of another famous pastry chef, Christophe Adam of Paris, France. "We produced and edited this short piece in only 4 days with the help of monopods and gimbals (DJI Oslo Mobile and Zhiyun Smooth Q). For the macro shots, we used iPro Lenses by Schneider Optics," AmnesiArt told PetaPixel. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to dry a shirt in 30-seconds.
Ever wonder what kind of pictures a $63,000 camera can take? If so, then wonder no more as photographer Ted Forbes shows us with the Phase One XF, a modular medium-format camera, complete with a new $50,000 Phase One IQ3 monochrome back. Its modular design can be equipped with a host of viewfinders and digital backs. This includes both solid glass prism viewfinder and a waist-level finder, as well as backs ranging from 50 to 100 megapixels. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.
Whether it be the Pixel 2, Galaxy S8, LG V30, or iPhone X, smartphone cameras are quickly replacing the need for point and shoots. The Sony Xperia Cybershot aims to be the nail in the coffin, with its dual rear cameras that features 2X optical zoom, SteadyShot image stabilization, and the ability to capture 4K video at 60 FPS. Continue reading for more pictures.
Sometimes, you just end up with grainy, low-quality images, regardless of what kind of camera you used. Introducing "Let"s Enhance," a free website that uses artificial intelligence and neural networks to upscale your photos like you've never seen before. Not only is it free, but the service promises to upscale your photo by 4x by removing JPEG artifacts, while filling missing details with textures to make it look natural. Continue reading for examples and the website information.
Photographer Norman Seeff released a few rarely seen outtakes of Steve Jobs from a 1984 photo shoot with the Macintosh design team. This is the same shoot that produced the iconic photo of Steve Jobs holding a Mac on his lap, which was on the cover of Time Magazine and the book jacket of Walter Isaacson's biography. His aim was to portray a personable side of the young Steve Jobs, rather than show him as a demanding leader. Continue reading for more rarely seen historical photos.
Having a good camera is important, but being at the right place and time even more so, or at least when it comes to capturing memorable photos. For example, this person managed to photograph a cloud umbrella illusion of sorts when they managed to spot a cloud formation directly above a light pole. Continue reading to see more creative photos captured at the perfect time. Click here for a few bonus images.
Japan-based photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki has been capturing action photos of cats in martial arts poses and posting them on Instagram. To date, he's amassed thousands of fans, and now, he even turned some of the images into lenticular creations that show motion. "Each of the pictures freezes leaping cats in time and makes them look like they're practicing fighting techniques and sparring with other cats," according to Peta Pixel. Continue reading for more, including a video of the lenticular creations.