After Perseverance’s first photo from Mars, its buddy Ingenuity helicopter made its first flight on the Red Planet. It sent back the first photo from its inaugural flight, which is the first controlled flight on another planet.
Last month, the World Photography Organisation treated us with impressive category winners of this year’s Sony World Photography Awards. The overall winners have now been announced, too, and it’s a beautiful selection of images from all over the world. Let’s take a look and enjoy them together.
Oftentimes, people posting photo of their feet while hiking can be a little annoying. But sometimes, sharing a photo like this can lead to an epic rescue. A hiker lost in the mountains of Southern California was rescued after a Twitter user located him this way. He used nothing but a blurry tweeted photo of – his feet.
Google Earth lets you explore our world in three dimensions. In its latest update, Google has added a whole new dimension to the tool – time. From now on, you can see time flying in any corner of the Earth and witness the change it went through between 1984 and 2020. In some parts of the world, this change is impressive. But in the others, it’s devastating.
I’m sure you’ve seen El Risitas in one of many iterations of his 2007 interview, filled with his recognizable laughter. This video turned into a meme in 2015, and a bunch of “subtitled” videos popped up on YouTube. Well, here’s finally one for photographers and other artists. In this one, El Risitas is subtitled as Picasso telling a story about the Rule of Thirds and why it sucks.
Last month, there was a word about Instagram releasing a dedicated app specifically for children under 13. Many people criticized the decision, and the pressure on Zuckerberg to give up on it seems to be heating up. Recently, an international coalition of 35 children’s and consumer groups invited Zuckerberg to stop the project, citing everything that could go wrong if the app is released. And as you can imagine, there are many things that could go wrong.
After giving us a little teaser with its 2021 nominees, the World Press Photo Contest has now announced this year’s winners. The best of the best for the World Press Photo contest and Digital Storytelling Contest have been announced, and we bring you the stunning selection of photos below.
When Instagram rolled out hidden like counts, some users greeted the new feature, and others wanted them back. And now, you can choose if you want them to be displayed or not. In the latest update from Instagram, the company head Adam Mosseri confirmed that hiding like counts is soon to become optional.
If you ask me, photographing babies and children is one of the most difficult tasks. It’s not easy to have them to pose, and it can be quite challenging to make them smile sometimes. But photographer Jonathan Suckling sure has a unique way of making their little models smile and laugh. Heck, this goofy dancing even made me smile!