Located in Eastern Alaska, the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program is a research facility used to study the ionosphere. The Skyglow Project recently was granted access to the mysterious looking array of antennas, and caught the Aurora Borealis while shooting.
The SwitchPod is an aluminum tripod that you can transform into a handheld grip or selfie stick in just a second. It weighs just 11oz but has a capacity of 100lb. It has non-slip feet, an ergonomic handle and works with all cameras, quick release plates, and ball heads.
Capture stunning 4k 360º video and 24MP 360º photos on the move with the Insta 360 ONE 4K Action Camera. This remarkably powerful camera can connect directly to your iPhone or iPad to shoot and stream live 360º footage, or can be controlled as a handheld via Bluetooth.
This case is embedded with a 3,000mAh battery in its grip, a physical shutter button helping you shoot with one hand, and a removable camera handle so you can snap pics like a pro. It’s the perfect case for iPhonetographers and it’s $20 off the regular price in The Awesomer Shop.
Remo Tech’s OBSBOT Tail is a camera with powerful automatic tracking modes. It tracks the subject’s face, body shape and posture to keep it in the frame. It can even track a group of people. You can also manually set its tracking. It shoots 12MP stills and up to 4K/60fps video.
Smartphone cameras are pretty great these days, but their built in lenses are often their greatest limitation. The RevolCam gives you wide-angle, macro, and fisheye lenses in one, along with a detachable light and a selfie mirror. Save 50% in The Awesomer Shop.
Need to remove the background from an image of a person? You could try and do it yourself in Photoshop, or you could use this website, which uses AI tech to distinguish between people and backgrounds. It does an impressive job, though its output resolution is currently quite limited.
During his journey on the International Space Station, astronaut Alexander Gerst captured thousands of images to create time-lapse footage of sunrises, auroras, cloud movements, and other amazing sights that can only be seen from space. See more of Alex’s images here.
Among the many incredible images captured during this Grand Canyon time-lapse video from the SKYGLOW Project is a phenomenon called a “full cloud inversion,” during which clouds get trapped between the walls of rock formations, forming a sort ocean filled with puffy clouds.
To celebrate the International Space Station’s 20 years, the ESA released this 15-minute continuous time-lapse video captured by astronaut Alexander Gerst, as the ISS orbits the Earth two times over. The clip is comprised of 21,000+ images captured over about 3 hours.
Pivo is a smartphone accessory and app combo that lets you capture a variety of styles of videos and photos. It has face and object tracking, and can be triggered to take photos in a variety of ways. It also has lots of fun modes such as “many me,” “double take” and “flash.”
Photographer Joerg Daiber of LittleBigWorld recently traveled to North Korea, where he managed to capture tilt-shift, time-lapse images of its enigmatic capital city. Politics and human rights concerns aside, the vibrant imagery belies most impressions of the country.
Bagsmart’s Xpedition backpack uses modules that attach to an X-shaped frame using Fidlock magnetic snaps. This not only keeps your items compartmentalized, it also distributes weight evenly, reducing strain when carrying the bag. You can choose from three module sets.
The image of fire that most of us have is the tip of a candle or a fireplace flickering, buy there are many other types of flame. Enjoy some variety in this clip from Yan Liang’s Envisioning Chemistry and Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s awesomely named Combustion Lab.
The stop-motion music video for Said the Whale’s pop track features a meticulously planned and edited sequence of 2250 still photos which were sequenced to create the illusion of motion within the frame. It took a team of 6 over 80 hours to put together the clip.
The Holga Printer is a foldable analog device that lets you print photos from your smartphone onto Fujifilm’s Instax Mini film. All you need to do is place your phone over the printer, press the shutter button and turn a crank. An optional app lets you add effects to photos.
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