Amazon's Fine Photography Marketplace

I do a whole lot of my shopping online via Amazon.com.
By William Sawalich
I do a whole lot of my shopping online via Amazon.com. I've purchased everything from books to shoes at the site, and I'm happy to learn I can now purchase fine art from there too—including fine photography from the biggest names in the genre. Amazon has announced its beta version…

A Conversation With World-Class Portrait Photographers

There are a handful of editorial portrait photographers I hold in the highest regard.
By William Sawalich
There are a handful of editorial portrait photographers I hold in the highest regard. Peter Yang and Mark Seliger are among them, and they're both featured in this video, along with Steven Alan—who I must admit I was not particularly familiar with prior to this video. Seliger interviews Yang and…

A Year On Mars In Pictures

Yesterday I shared a beautiful image of Earth from outer space, so it only seems fair that today I bring you a collection of photos of Mars made right from the surface of the planet.
By William Sawalich
Yesterday I shared a beautiful image of Earth from outer space, so it only seems fair that today I bring you a collection of photos of Mars made right from the surface of the planet. It's been a year since NASA's Curiosity Rover landed on Mars, and what a year…

Earth's Seasonal Heartbeat

Combine a dozen crystal clear satellite mosaic images of Earth, one from each month over the course of a year, and turn them into an animated GIF. What would you see?
By William Sawalich
Combine a dozen crystal clear satellite mosaic images of Earth, one from each month over the course of a year, and turn them into an animated GIF. What would you see? If your angle of view was directly over the north pole, you'd see the seasonal changes of vegetation and…

A Very Special Camera

Are you in the market for a new compact mirrorless camera?
By William Sawalich
Are you in the market for a new compact mirrorless camera? Might I suggest the Olympus Pen E-P5? In fact, might I suggest a pair of them? And how about having them custom painted by a real live artist? Here's the deal: Harrods of London, a luxury department store that…

KaleidoCamera Brings Light Field Focus To The DSLR

If you were intrigued by the Lytro camera's capabilities, but less than thrilled with the lipstick case form factor, then perhaps the prototype for the KaleidoCamera will be exactly what you're after.
By William Sawalich
If you were intrigued by the Lytro camera's capabilities, but less than thrilled with the lipstick case form factor, then perhaps the prototype for the KaleidoCamera will be exactly what you're after. Think of the KaleidoCamera sort of like an extension tube with a prism inside, and the prism splits…
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