Photography

July 23, 2021

Dual Photos Show the ISS and the Chinese Space Station Transiting the Sun

Using a solar telescope and a hydrogen filter, Chinese astrophotographer Wang Letian was able to capture some incredible frames of the Sun. But these are no ordinary images. In fact, the pair shows the solar transits of two space stations—the International Space Station and China's new Tiangong Space Station. Seen in silhouette, the space stations appear as small specks next to the enormous Sun.

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July 16, 2021

Funny Dad Photoshops His Kids Into “Dangerous” Situations to Show His Girlfriend They’re OK

Kenny Deuss and his two kids love to go on adventures. But these aren’t just any escapades. A simple trip to the beach turns into a rescue mission after a seagull flies away with his youngest child. Biking around town is a little edgier, too, as Deuss does high-flying tricks on his bike with baby in tow. Although this sounds dangerous, don’t worry.

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July 13, 2021

Photographer Captures the Hauntingly Beautiful Dragon’s Blood Trees of Socotra

Landscape photographers are often explorers—lugging their gear to the far corners of the Earth, braving the elements for the perfect shot. Award-winning Russian photographer Daniel Kordan has been exploring since his childhood days in a lake region outside of Moscow. Today, he uses his experience in mountain climbing and a deep-seated love of nature to capture stunning landscapes from the Yukon to Kenya.

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July 10, 2021

Take a Wide-Ranging Look At the History of Panoramic Photos, From the Civil War to the iPhone

Panoramic photos are almost as old as photography itself. Photographers have been capturing horizontal landscapes and large groups of people using a variety of techniques over the last century and a half. As photographic processes and camera technology evolved, so did the panorama. What began as a cumbersome process for professionals eventually morphed into an easy-to-use mode on the ubiquitous smartphones held in everybody's pockets.

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