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Stereoscopic view of a lush mountain valley with a river running through it and coniferous trees in the foreground; rugged mountain peaks rise in the background.

These Animated Stereograms Bring 19th Century Photos to Life

Stereo images have been part of photography since its invention in the first half of the 19th century. Cameras enabled artists to produce two identical images from very slightly different perspectives -- all that is needed to create convincing "three-dimensional" images. While technically possible with paintings and drawings, cameras made stereograms significantly easier.

Advanced Navigation's Hydrus underwater drone in action in Australia

The Hydrus Underwater Drone Wants to Be the DJI of the Sea

Underwater drones are still in their infancy. While filmmakers are already using them to create magnificent art, underwater drones haven't approached ubiquity for consumers and enthusiasts. However, Australian company Advanced Navigation believes it can change the landscape (or seascape) with its new Hydrus autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).

All stages of the total solar eclipse are lined up against a black background.

How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse

The upcoming solar eclipse on April 8 is a highly anticipated event, in large part because it will be the last to cross over North America for 20 years. It is a special event to witness and photograph, though it does require planning and preparation.

How I Learned a Lesson About Having Multiple Backups as a Photographer

We’ve all heard the horror stories of wedding photographers having their cameras stolen only to lose all of their couples’ photos, the photographer whose car was broken into after leaving their camera gear inside, only to lose important photos in the case, etc. You never think it’s going to happen until it happens to you.

Best Retro Cameras in 2024

Merriam-Webster defines “retro” as “fashionably nostalgic or old-fashioned.” With the rise in popularity of shooting on film over the past few years and the extraordinary success of instant cameras among the general populace, I think it is fair to say that retro cameras are likewise lusted after by many.

The Best Thing About Every Camera Brand: 2023 Edition

Recently we made a video detailing the worst things that each of the major camera manufacturers was guilty of. It could have been a lack of foresight or a technological setback. It could have been a failure to update cameras, or a decision to cut off third-party manufacturers.

USB-C is the Biggest Improvement the iPhone Has Ever Seen

Ah, that new iPhone smell is in the air, which means two things. Autumn, probably the best season for photography, is just around the corner. And two, Apple has stoked its hype train's engine and sent it roaring down the tracks, spewing buzzwords and fancy graphics at everyone it passes.