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The New Profoto B1X Improves on the B1 with Power, Power, and More Power

Profoto isn't being shy about their new B1X monolight. They're calling it the "new benchmark for on-location lighting." A significant improvement on the Profoto B1, "This isn’t an update," explains Profoto. "This is a significant replacement with improvements in three important areas: power, power and power."

The Power of the Internet: My Journey from Vimeo to Planet Earth II

Five years ago I was somewhere in the wilds of central Vietnam, about to click upload on my first ever video project. If you had told me then that, in just a handful of years, I would be contributing to one of the entertainment world’s most prestigious and popular wildlife documentaries — BBC’s Planet Earth II — I think I’d have had trouble keeping a straight face. But that was before I witnessed firsthand the power of the Internet and a good idea.

kraftwerk: A Portable Power Plant That Can Charge Your Camera with Standard Gas

Want a portable generator for recharging your devices that you can literally fill up in just seconds? It'll soon be available... but you'll need to be comfortable carrying a gas-powered power plant around in your bag.

The kraftwerk is the world's first fuel cell power generator that's operated on standard gas. It takes just 3 seconds to refill.

Your Future Camera May be Recharged Wirelessly Using an ‘Energy Router’

Wireless Internet is now commonplace, but one thing that's generally still wired is electricity. One day, however, you might be juicing up your gadgets with wireless energy routers instead of cables and battery chargers.

Energous Corporation is one company trying to make that vision a reality. It has developed a technology called WattUp that aims to change the way you think about how electronic devices are charged and powered.

Portraits of Power: Overlapping Portraits of World Leaders Reveal the Composition of Power

There is a specific composition to 'portraits of power.' Almost without exception -- no matter the country or year, even if the medium was paint and not light -- every leader stares out of a frame with a look of seriousness on their face, seated just so, emanating the power and authority granted or given them.

It's these similarities, punctuated by minor cultural differences, that make photographer Alejandro Almaraz's Portraits of Power series so engrossing.

Self-Taught Photographer Travels the US Capturing Extraordinary Photos of Steam Locomotives

There's something grandiose about the sight of a steam locomotive rumbling down the tracks, massive white plumes billowing in its wake as the picturesque train rumbles and screeches down the metal track. And every ounce of the power and strength and nostalgia these trains evoke is captured in the photography of engineer and self-taught photographer Matthew Malkiewicz.

The FlameStower Lets You Charge Your Gear On the Go Using Fire

Outdoor loving photographers who are often far away from power grids don't have too many options when it comes to charging up their gear. Without a generator you're pretty much left with batteries and solar chargers.

But the guys behind the FlameStower didn't like either of those options, so they came up with a third. Instead of using batteries or the sun, they decided to use fire.