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My Visit to the Abandoned Radioactive City of Pripyat

Before you read the rest of the article, and it will be a long read, please allow me to share a few thoughts with you. Visiting the abandoned city of Pripyat and the disaster site of Chernobyl was an experience that I was looking forward to for a very long time.

Helmet Cam Captures Crazy Footage of Bear Chasing Mountain Bikers

It's been a rough week for people on bikes. First, a drone takes out a cyclist mid-race, sending him over his handlebars in a nasty crash. And now, making an angry drone seem like a godsend is this angry brown bear who charged two mountain bikers as they careened down a hill in the forrest.

TODAY Show Demonstrates Why Train Track Photography is So Dangerous

At least once per month, we hear about someone else—a photographer, photo shoot subject, sometimes just kids messing around—who was struck and killed while taking pictures on train tracks. And this weekend, the TODAY show demonstrated how these massive machines are able to "sneak up" on people.

Photographer Pulls Man from Burning SUV, Saves His Life

Photojournalist and cameraman Austin Raishbrook is being hailed as a hero after the veteran news photographer ran across a California freeway on New Year's Eve to pull a man out of his burning SUV, ultimately saving his life.

Kentucky Man Allegedly Hid Bombs in Trail Cameras, ATF Says Beware

The United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) issued a public service announcement this week warning Kentucky residents to stay away from any trail cameras they find in Harlan County. Not because they'll ruin a photo... because these cameras might have bombs inside them rigged to explode.

Drone Hits Plane Approaching London Heathrow, Pilot Says

It was only a matter of time, a safety specialist in London said, before something like this happened. Yesterday at 12:50 BST, a British Airways Airbus A320 carrying 132 passengers and 5 crew was hit head on by a recreational drone while approaching Heathrow, the pilot claims.

One of the Largest Great White Sharks Ever Caught on Camera

Back in 2013, researcher Mauricio Hoyos Padilla and a Discovery network group of filmmakers and photographers paid a visit to Mexico’s Guadalupe Island, where dozens of adult great white sharks congregate every year. During the expedition, they came across one of the largest great whites ever captured on camera: a female shark measuring over 20 feet long.

Please Reply #yes to Give Us Unlimited Rights to Your Photo

Yesterday we shared how one photographer was surprised when a casual request to "share" her Facebook photo turned out to be a request to use it in a national TV ad. Unfortunately for photographers, it seems more and more companies are requesting photos in similarly subtle ways.

Hippo Lunges Out of the Water At a Photo Safari Boat

Hippos are huge, but they're deceptively fast underwater. Photographer Craig Clive Jackson was recently on a photo safari in Botswana when the boat he was sitting in was charged by a gigantic hippopotamus. He caught the whole experience on camera in the video above.

Photographer Visits Real Life Haunted Houses Across America

For his book 13: An American Horror Story, photographer Seph Lawless visited a number of real life "haunted houses" across the United States. The houses are crumbling on the outside, and the insides were the stage for some some of the creepiest crimes and incidents throughout history.

The house above is Milan Mansion found in Ohio. The locals claim that the owner was a practicing witch.