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Mesmerizing Macro Photos of Ink Shot on the DJI Pocket 2

The DJI Pocket 2 is a travel vlogging device and using it outside that sphere is rarely considered by those who own one. Given the restrictions on travel from 2020, Vadim Sherbakov decided to see if he could make use of the little camera beyond its original intent.

This Geography Genius Can Figure Out Exactly Where a Photo Was Shot

Many cameras these days can use GPS modules to geotag digital photos with the exact location they were captured from. If you have an outdoor photo with no geolocation data, however, all you need to do is bring it before Tom Davies, a geography wiz who can study the features in a photo to deduce where it was shot, sometimes with an accuracy down to several feet.

The History of the Camera… According to North Korea

If you've always wanted to learn about the history of the photographic camera as taught by the North Korean government, today's your lucky day! Here's a 15-minute educational video on camera history that was broadcast for children in the "hermit kingdom" (you can turn on English auto-translation in the video's settings).

Radioactive Glass: Can Using Vintage Lenses Ruin Your Photos?

Some lenses produced from the 1940s through the 1970s were treated with radioactive thorium oxide to curb chromatic aberration. But as Andrew Walker explains in this 7.5-minute video, modern digital cameras can actually "see" that radiation as image noise that has the potential ruin your long exposures.