Fritz Pölking Prize is a special prize of the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, awarded annually for extraordinary work in the field of wildlife photography. Its 2021 winners have just been announced, and the first prize was awarded to Jasper Doest from the Netherlands. His photo series Nsenene shows cricket hunt in Uganda, and it’s a series of photos that are as striking as the story they tell.
OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro were announced earlier this year, and now they’re getting a major update. Their camera was co-engineered with Hasselblad, and now both phones are getting a dedicated Hasselblad Xpan shooting mode. Paying a tribute to the unique film camera, the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro can now simulate the look of the Xpan.
American Museum of Natural History has published an impressive video that will help you understand how our eyes see and our brains perceive color. While color is important to understand in photography, I believe that how we perceive and process it is also a crucial thing to understand about ourselves.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year is one of the contests I always look forward to. It has just announced its 2021, and just as always – I’m definitely not disappointed. The winning image is a striking photo of the last year’s annular solar eclipse, but there are many more photos that will make your jaw drop. So, without further ado, let’s check them out!
Facebook’s controversial “Instagram for kids” got under the spotlight again. The company’s own internal report has shown that Instagram has been causing mental-health problems in teenagers, especially girls, including even suicidal thoughts. After the report has leaked, Democratic lawmakers have started calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg again to drop the project.
If you’re into camera history, I believe you’ll appreciate this little fun fact. According to an article recently published on Japanese website Capa Camera, Nikon cameras were almost named “Nikorette.” The camera name didn’t catch on, but some other gear names did – so let’s see how famous Nikon brands and the company itself got their names.
Now that Instagram is even officially not a photo-sharing platform anymore, you may be searching for the best alternative. Well, 100ASA wants to be your platform of choice. It’s a new photo-sharing platform that aims to beat Instagram. And from what I’ve seen so far, it blends some features from it with those of 1x, so let’s check out what it has to offer.[Read More…]