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It’s Official: The First Instagram From Space Has Been Posted

Taking one small step for photography (or is it ‘a photography’?) and one giant leap for Instagram, the first Instagram post from space was posted this past Monday by an astronaut currently residing at the International Space Station. Read more…

NASA Names Its Earth Photo of the Year After ‘March Madness’ Style Tournament

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If you’re more into satellite photography than basketball, then March probably had you following along with an entirely different tournament than most of the US: NASA’s Tournament Earth 2014. Instead of pitting teams against each other, this tournament packed a bracket full of satellite imagery until a clear winner emerged. Read more…

Funny Vine Compilation Captures 3 Months of Saturday Mornings with a 4-Year-Old

This father is exhausted… in a funny because it’s true kind of way. Over the past three months, YouTube user and proud father of two, Bottlerocket, has been recording a 6-second Vine video every Saturday morning with his 4-year-old. Complete with annoyed look (it’s put on folks, he loves his daughter), obnoxiously loud music and rowdy little girl, the Vine compilation above is something of an ode to exhausted parents everywhere. Read more…

Classic Album Covers Overlaid Onto Their Current-Day Environment in Street View

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Abbey Road by the Beatles

The Guardian has put together an insightful collection of images created by overlaying album covers from times past onto current-day Google Street View locations of the places those album cover photographs were taken. Read more…

Hotel Makes Creative Use of Stop-Motion in Funny ‘Swan Song’ Ad

The citizenM Hotel in Times Square needed a creative way to show potential guests that they were doing away with some of the more luxurious and useless hotel niceties in order to keep prices at as low as possible. So, the question becomes: how do you show people that they won’t be paying extra for hoity-toity extras like towel swans? Read more…

Two Spectacular Photographs of a Volcanic Eruption as Seen from Space by Endeavour

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In September and October of 1994, the space shuttle Endeavour was orbiting 115 nautical miles above Earth while the Kliuchevskoi Volcano was spewing ash and dust into the atmosphere at an alarming rate. Not in any position to do anything about it, the astronauts aboard the space shuttle did the only thing they could do… they took pictures. Read more…

Awesome 360-Degree Bike Ride Timelapse Captured Using Six GoPro Cameras

Inspired by the 360ยบ panoramic images that turn the world around us into a little planet of its own, German photographer Jonas Ginter wanted to step it up. And so he decided to use video rather than just a still image. Read more…

DEDICATED: Short Film About Dedication and the D4s Goes Live with In-Depth BTS

Last month we wrote about and shared the trailer for the inception-worthy short film, “DEDICATED” (a D4s promo film about people using the D4s that was shot on a D4s). And yesterday, Nikon ambassador Corey Rich posted the final version of the film, along with a 14-minute behind the scenes look at what went into the production. Read more…

Time-Lapse of Icelandic Landscapes Makes the Most of the Rare Solar Maximum

Of the places I’m hoping to visit throughout my life, Iceland is in the top three. And although I don’t need any more motivation, this absolutely beautiful time-lapse by Evosia Studios’ Henry Jun Wah Lee manages to tempt me even more. Read more…

Slow-Mo Video Takes Viral ‘Pucker’ Photos of Babies Tasting Lemons to Another Level

If you don’t remember the photo series Pucker, then you might have been hiding under a rock last August because it exploded. An adorable series by photographers April Maciborka and David Wile, the photos featured babies trying lemons for the first time and reacting with everything from glee, to horror, to cute versions of the scrunched up faces most of us would make.

The series went viral — even just on PetaPixel it attracted some 6.2 thousand shares — but Maciborka and Wile weren’t done yet. Today, they took Pucker into the realm of slow-motion video. Read more…