What Kind of Photos Did the First Amateurs Take?

We’re generally fascinated with things that our ancestors did using the tools available to them. Not too long ago, I heard about a tribe in Hungary who built a cannon out of a tree using medieval level tools. People used to build great, towering cathedrals and rotundas without cranes and steel i-beams. So, it’s only […]

The Megapixel Wars

Please note that our offices and warehouse will be closed from 3 pm today until Sunday. Orders placed during this time will not ship out until our warehouse reopens. Thank you for your patience during this religious observance. Over at Skip Cohen University, they’re discussing some things that camera companies do that distinctly photography customers. […]

How Limits Broaden Horizons in Photography

Our friends over at PhotoTalk have a really interesting article up about how to use an iPhone to improve your photography skills. Now, it goes without saying that a camera on a smartphone is not going to beat out a high-end DSLR any time soon. However, there is something to the notion of getting a […]

Colorado Flooding and Photojournalism

Please note that our offices and warehouse will be closed from 3 pm today until Sunday. Orders placed during this time will not ship out until our warehouse reopens. Thank you for your patience during this religious observance. Over the past week, a lot of news stories have focused on the historic flooding in Colorado. […]

Unplanned Photography

This morning while looking for an image to share on our Facebook page, I came across a photo taken by Rolf Maeder. The photo is quite stunning to look at given that it was taken in one of the most beautiful parts of North America and captures a phenomenon as photogenic as it is potent. […]

Raising the Flag at Ground Zero

This post is a re-run of Photos That Changed History: Raising the Flag at Ground Zero which was posted one year ago. Today marks the anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City and in Washington D.C. Several bloggers out there have been posting about their memories of that day and showing photos […]

Shooting the Moon

There are several major astronomical events scheduled to happen for the latter part of 2013. From December 10 – 14, the comet ISON will be quite visible in the night sky. There is also the Leonid meteor shower that occurs during the autumn months as well as the chance for some great photography involving Earth’s […]

Spectacular Time Lapse Photo Montage

Due to religious holidays, our offices and warehouses will be closed from 3 pm today until 10 am Monday, September 9. These closures mean that orders that are placed in this time frame will not be processed or shipped until the office and warehouse reopen. We thank you for your patience during this Rosh Hashanah. […]

Good News for eBook Readers

The news has just rolled out that the punishment for price-fixing eBooks between Apple and five of the big publishing houses has been set. If you purchased an eBook between April 1, 2010 and May 1, 2012, you might qualify for a refund of some of the price. Any eBook that was on the New […]