High times: why drone photography offers a different view of travel

Boosted by the increasing popularity of video on Instagram, drone footage is delivering the wow factor in an online world where its easy to think youve seen it all I bet youve looked at drone footage and just thought wow, says Guardian photographer and licensed drone operator DJI phantom series, which costs from 350 giving amateur film-makers the chance to… Read more »

International Center of Photography review less exhibit than Pinterest board

The reopened ICPs disagreeable first show junks art history and simply aggregates images ranging from Cindy Sherman to Kim Kardashian selfies Is photography merely a recording apparatus, or is it an art? Does the camera record truthfully, or does it deceive? Only a few decades ago those were the questions that animated Roland Barthes and the most serious thinkers about… Read more »

Readers’ travel photography competition: June in pictures

Dream-like landscapes and solitary moments dominate this selection of images that again highlights the diversity and adventure of travel Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2016/jul/04/readers-travel-photography-competition-june-winners-in-pictures

Anti-Paparazzi Scarf That Ruins Photos And Makes Flash Photography Impossible

The scarf, called the Ishu, is made from a reflective fabric that emphasizes the camera’s flash so much that everything else in the picture becomes pitch black. The man behind the dazzling concept is Saif Siddiqui, who came up with the idea back in 2009 when one of his photographs was ruined by a bike reflector. 6 years and a bunch… Read more »

Inside Elton John’s spectacular private photography collection

London (CNN)“Hi, this is Elton,” begins the audio guide. Sir Elton Hercules John is chatty and almost inescapable company on the tour of “The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection” at the Tate Modern in London, a selection of over 175 photographs from his extensive collection. In line with his star status, the musician is being… Read more »