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5 Tips for Shooting ‘Explosive’ Toy Photos on a Budget

Kirk Schwarz over at Practical Photography recently put together a short tips video for anybody who wants to get into toy photography. If you've never taken these kinds of photos but have always wanted to try, you'll find Schwarz' tips for shooting an "explosive" toy photo on a budget in the video above.

Apple’s MacBook Pro Battery Recall is No Joke, Here’s What Could Happen

A couple of weeks ago, Apple announced a recall of "a limited number" of Mid-2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros because "the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk." But if you thought that yours is probably fine and haven't taken the time to check your serial yet, think again. As designer Steven Gagne recently discovered, the "fire safety risk" is very real.

Creating Photos of a Man on Fire

How do you go about creating photos of a person on fire without actually setting someone on fire? Through creative planning, photography, and retouching -- and sacrificing the well-being of some mannequins.

This DSLR Battery Burst Into Flames

It is often warned that lithium ion batteries can pose a safety risk by catching fire unexpectedly. Norwegian photographer Vidar A. B√łen recently experienced that first hand when one of the batteries used in his Nikon DSLR burst into flames.