Art Generated From the Dubious Comments Section

[8BitsAndAByte] are back, and this time they’re taking on the comments section with art. They wondered whether or not they can take something as dubious as the comments section and redeem it into something more appealing like art.

They started by using remo.tv, a tool they’ve used in other projects, …read more

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Majesty of nature on full display in the best landscape photos of 2020

Agora’s 2020 landscape photography contest delivers a spectacular assortment of images, from powerful displays of lightning, to several compelling shots of tiny human figures overwhelmed by the majesty of the natural environment.Continue ReadingCategor… Continue reading Majesty of nature on full display in the best landscape photos of 2020

Spectacular stars in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist

The Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year is one of the world’s top astrophotography competitions, and the 2020 shortlist offers a sublime selection of this year’s best entries, from some mind-bending close-ups of the sun’s surface to a… Continue reading Spectacular stars in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist

Smartphone stunners: The winners of the 2020 iPhone Photography Awards

In its 13th year the iPhone Photography Awards continues to show how rapidly smartphone cameras are evolving. The spectacular assortment of winners not only features incredible images from the newest iPhone but shows even those with older models can st… Continue reading Smartphone stunners: The winners of the 2020 iPhone Photography Awards

3D Printer Revives Large Format Camera

With a quarter-century of more of consumer digital cameras behind us, it’s easy to forget that there was once another way to see your photos without waiting for them to be developed. Polaroid Land cameras and their special film could give the impatient photographer a print in about a minute, …read more

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The best of the birds in the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards

From over 6,000 submissions the National Audubon Society awarded its annual prize for best bird photography to an incredible shot from skilled underwater photographer Joanna Lentini. The image shows a cormorant diving into a school of sardines in the h… Continue reading The best of the birds in the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards

New (mis)Use for Lithophanes: Miniature Diorama Backgrounds

What’s better than a well-lit photo of a 3D-printed miniature? A photo of the miniature in a mini diorama, of course. [OrionDeHunter] shows off a clever technique that has something in common with old-timey photo stages and painted backgrounds, and (mis)uses 3D-printed lithophanes to pull it off. What [OrionDeHunter] does …read more

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Triumph and tragedy in the World Sports Photography Awards

In its first year, the World Sports Photography Awards has given its top prize to professional photographer Richard Heathcote for an incredible shot of heavyweight fighters Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. Praised by the judges for its powerful vision … Continue reading Triumph and tragedy in the World Sports Photography Awards

All 33 finalists from this year’s Sony Alpha Awards photo competition

The 2020 Sony Alpha Awards photo contest has announced 33 final images from this year’s thousands of entries across 11 different categories, from astrophotography to weddings, creative to editorial, with every image taken on a Sony camera.Continue Read… Continue reading All 33 finalists from this year’s Sony Alpha Awards photo competition