Comic: Who Needs a Fancy Telephoto Lens, Anyway?

xkcd's comic today pokes fun at the growing world of lens adapters and extenders. With so many ways to convert between camera systems and with so many ways to extend your reach, who needs a fancy shmancy telephoto lens... right?

This Graph Captures the Struggle of Organizing Your Photo Library

The photo organization struggle is real. Whether you're a professional photographer shooting thousands of photos per client, or a hobbyist who can't resist grabbing your phone for every sunset, today's xkcd comic captures your photo organization struggles beautifully.

xkcd Comic Pokes Fun at Seeing the Golden Ratio in Random Photographs

xkcd's latest comic, titled "Flowcharts," is a tongue-in-cheek take on the concept of the golden ratio (or golden spiral) in photography. It's a flow chart in which one of the steps reads: "Do you like when people find the golden spiral in random images?" If you choose "yes" from there, you're taken on a golden ratio journey that magically fits the design of the chart.

Answering the Unanswerable: What is the Resolution of the Human Eye?

What is the resolution of the human eye? You might think it's a straight forward question with a straight forward answer. We have a certain number of photon collecting cells in our retina much like an image sensor right? So we should be able to pull a 'megapixel' count of sorts out of there.

Well, actually, it's not nearly that simple. And in the video above, video blogger Michael Stevens (aka. Vsauce) explains why, before ultimately answering the question anyway.

Why You Should Always Look to Do Your Routine Tasks More Efficiently

If you're into photography, whether as a serious hobby or as a profession, you probably find yourself doing repetitive tasks on a routine basis. You've probably also heard various tips, tricks, and strategies on how you can do these tasks faster and more efficiently. Heed them.

While saving a few seconds here or a few minutes there might not seem like much, optimizing your efficiency is definitely something worth doing, especially for tasks you're doing all the time. The reason is simple: small efficiency gains might seem inconsequential, but they build up and can save you quite a bit of time over time.