Japan has over 5.5 million vending machines. While typically associated with urban life, many of these machines end up serving remote areas. Photographer Eiji Ohashi shares portraits of these lonely automatons in his photo book, Roadside Lights.
An underwater drone that can record videos at 4K/25fps, stream at 1080p and shoot at up to 5fps. Its 12MP camera is mounted on a 2-axis gimbal for smooth shots. It works up to 98ft away, and lasts up to 2h per charge. It also has an optional fish-finding module.
Grim Berge and Sven-Erik Knoff of Natural Light Earth take us on a fantastic voyage through some of Norway’s most dramatic locales, from vibrant cities to some of the most unspoiled nature on the planet. If Norway’s tourism board isn’t already using this film, they should be.
From the guys who brought us the awesome Pixelstick comes a versatile compact lighting tool for photographers and videographers which adds a splash of color to any scene, and can animated colors for a variety of effects like police lights, strobes, flames, and more.
Don’t know your ISO from your aperture? Sign up for this series of online lessons, which will have you going from DSLR zero to DSLR hero in days. You’ll start off with the basics, and by the end, will be shooting pics like a pro. Save 93% in The Awesomer Shop.
An incredibly bright, durable, and portable light for photography and video. Aputure’s battery-powered Amaran MX will offer a wide color range from 2300K to 6800K, and lasts from 1 to 8 hours per charge based on brightness level. It’s expected to sell for less than $150.
(PG-13: Language) It takes a different level of intuition, empathy and dedication to become a professional photographer. i-D introduces us to three of the UK’s most talented photographers, each one immersed in a different field: Ronan Mckenzie, Olivia Rose and Campbell Addy.
If you’re ready to step up your photography game, the guys at the COOPH have rounded up a few basic tips for image correction which can help give your photos some extra punch. We also suggest shooting in RAW mode for the most post-production flexibility.
Edelkrone’s new SurfaceONE is a camera mount that makes straight, curved and panning shots idiotproof. It has a built-in laser for effortless calibration. Once you’re set up, use its dead simple app for manual or automatic movement and time-lapse recordings.
Director Skylar Nielsen and cinematographers Josh Fletcher and Lance Clayton of Vita Brevis Films shot this awesome documentary short about the diehard automotive fanatics who turn out each year for Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats, in the isolated Utah desert.
You can buy drones just about anywhere that sells gadgets these days, but once you learn to fly one, it doesn’t mean you can shoot good images. This online course will teach you everything you need to capture amazing videos and still photos with your quadcopter.
We’ve gotta throw a shout-out to Laura over at If It’s Hip It’s Here for turning us onto this subreddit, which is populated with images of locations and scenes which could be straight out of a Wes Anderson film, thanks to their color palettes, symmetry, order, and mood.