Facebook recently found itself in the middle of yet another scandal. This time, it’s not about the data leak, but about a racist message users were seeing under a video featuring Black men. Facebook’s AI labeled it as “Primates,” causing a fierce backlash.
Ever since I heard of Vantablack, I’ve been amazed by the world’s “blackest black.” There have been some darker substances invented since, and some are even available for us regular folks to buy. Well, Mathieu Stern did, and you can guess what he did with it – he used it as a backdrop for his photos. In this video, you’ll see how one of the world’s darkest materials behaves when used for this purpose.
You may be familiar with the work of fine art photographer Tim Tadder. His portraits show human figures that look simple but send a strong message. With his latest project, Black is a Color, Tim has created another beautiful and intriguing series of portraits. They look gorgeous, but they also send a message that there’s much more to every human than what we see on the surface.
While Vogue is being slammed for not hiring a Black photographer for shooting its August cover, Vanity Fair seems to have made a good choice. For the first time in its 35-year history, the magazine hired a Black photographer to shoot its cover photo. It was shot by Dario Calmese, featuring the amazing Viola Davis.
A lot has been said about the new GoPro Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session cameras since their recent release. The new touchscreen LCD has received a lot of praise, as has the fact that you can finally use it underwater without an external housing. But the resolutions and frame rates haven’t changed since the Hero4 Black. So how does it compare?
We posted our own GoPro Hero4 Black vs YI 4K comparison video not too long ago, and the YI 4K pretty much smoked it in almost every aspect. Have GoPro done enough with the Hero5 to make up ground? What about the Hero5 Session? In this review video from Ben Schmanke, we get to find out.