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This Microscopic Time-Lapse of Chemicals Crystalizing is Hypnotic

The folks over at Envisioning Chemistry have created yet another spellbinding time-lapse that will appeal to photography nerds and science nerds alike. Using a polarized light microscope, they captured the kaleidoscope of colors as various substances crystalized in front of their lens.

This 10-Year Timelapse of the Sun was Made from 425 Million Images

NASA has released a new timelapse titled "A Decade of Sun," and it's exactly what it sounds like. Using 425 million images captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) since it began monitoring the sun in 2010, NASA has created a timelapse of the sun in which every second represents one day.

How Harry Gruyaert Makes You Fall in Love with Color in His Photography

Martin, the host of about photography, has put together a timely and inspiring ode to the work of photographer Harry Gruyaert—a master of his craft and Magnum photographer whose approach to using color, and his passion for photography in general, is worth studying, admiring, and emulating.

How a Snapshot from 1987 Became a Book Cover in 2020

In 1987, choreographer Margo Sappington came to Houston to set her dance "Rodin, mis en vie" on the world-famous Houston Ballet at the invitation of Artistic Director Ben Stevenson. Not knowing who she was, but attracted by her energy and persona, I introduced myself.

How and Why You SHOULD Blow Out Your Highlights Sometimes

Our friend Pye Jirsa over at SLR Lounge has put together a great portrait photography tutorial that explains when and why you SHOULD blow out your highlights sometimes. It might seem obvious to seasoned shooters, but a balanced exposure is not always the right choice.

This Beautiful Four Seasons Time-Lapse Took 3 Years to Shoot

Danish time-lapse photographer Jonas Høholt has created a beautiful project that captures the changing of the seasons in his home area of Jutland in Denmark. His creation—which has been honored as a Vimeo Staff Pick—has a little bit of everything: snow and ice melting, trees and flowers blooming, noctilucent clouds, and, of course, the Milky Way.

Photo of a Curious Hare Wins Nature Photographer of the Year 2020

The German Society for Nature Photography (GDT) has revealed the winners of this year's GDT Nature Photographer of the Year: a stunning set of images of the natural world that range from wildlife photos, to landscapes, to "water," which got a special category all its own this year.

New York Rhapsody: A Cinematic Love Letter to the Creative Heartbeat of NYC

Adorama has just released a stunning cinematic tribute to the city of New York that could not come at a more poignant moment. At a time when the creative flame at the core of the city has been snuffed out by a small piece of genetic code, New York Rhapsody stands as a testament to the fire that is waiting to come roaring back.