I first became interested in storms when I was a boy growing up in Texas, the only state in the US that experiences tornadoes, hurricane and blizzards on a regular basis. I built a scale model of a supercell thunderstorm inside a clear plexiglass box using cotton and a light bulb for lightning, and won […]
Last year, cinematographer Matin Lisius released one of the most out-of-this-world timelapse films we’ve ever seen. By using two 50MP Canon 5DS DSLRs at the same time and stitching together the result, he created the epic 16K HDR masterpiece “Prairie Wind.
"I take a lot of drone shots, usually at ridiculous hours of the morning," says photographer Blair Sugarman in an interview with the Phoblographer. "I’m also a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to taking shots, sometimes taking the same angle repeatedly just because the conditions have changed slightly.
Earlier today, a “snow squall” quickly engulfed the island of Manhattan in dramatic fashion. Fortunately, there are plenty of cameras set up around NYC, ready to capture something like this when it comes along.
Storm chaser and filmmaker Dustin Farrell (@dustin_farrell) has released a striking (no pun intended) new 4K highlight reel that condenses two years of storm chasing with a Phantom Flex 4K into three and a half minutes of jaw-dropping 1,000fps footage.
There are many storm-chasing photographers out there, but photographer Paul M Smith is more specialized than most in his pursuits: he hunts for rare red sprites that occur high above thunderstorm clouds.
The camera rain cover is a popular option for keep cameras dry while shooting in wet weather, but there’s a new product that brings a new idea to the table. It’s called Camera Canopy, and it puts a hard roof over your camera gear to shield it from the elements. The main problem that Camera […]
Dubai has perhaps one of the most famous skylines in the world. The sprawling desert city sprouts from the the flat land, and is dominated by some of the largest buildings on the planet. The large glass, futuristic looking towers are spectacular all by themselves, but add in some advection fog, and this city gets completely transformed.
Reviewing the Billingham Rucksack 35 helped bring me back to basics; and sometimes that’s all we need. I’ve been using the Billingham Rucksack 35 for a number of months now, and it has made me carefully consider what gear I bring on different occasions.
Think Tank Camera has announced its new Emergency Rain Covers, simple and ultra-portable covers that can help protect your gear when the weather and/or conditions unexpectedly change. While the company already sells a line of Hydrophobia line of rain covers, the Emergency line is much more simple and, as its name suggests, designed to come […]
We all knew that SD cards are pretty tough and rugged, but these new Sony SF-G Series TOUGH SDXC Cards are claiming to be even more rugged than a lot of the other options. In fact, Sony says that this is the world's first monolithic structure with a completely sealed one-piece molding.
Photographer Jerry Ferguson was flying in a news helicopter this week to cover seasonal monsoon weather in Phoenix, Arizona, when a massive dust storm showed up on the horizon. As they flew away to outrun the wall of dust, Ferguson managed to capture this photo of it sweeping across the land. Ferguson, who has been […]
It’s extremely difficult to predict when and where a tornado will form and touch down, so stormchasing photographers rely on long days of chasing and waiting for luck. But luck is exactly what Mike Olbinski met with recently: he captured a tornado forming and touching down while shooting a timelapse. The 1-minute video above, titled […]
When you take your camera to some of the coldest places on Earth, you’ll face a unique set of challenges that most photographers never have to worry about. Here’s an interesting 9-minute video in which filmmaker and photographer Anthony Powell shares some of his top tips for shooting in the extreme cold. Powell has been […]
A little while back, we got word of the Tamron 28-75mm f2. 8 lens coming to Sony full frame E mount cameras. Today, the company is releasing more details and the hyper aggressive price of only $799.
Photographer and filmmaker Dustin Farrell spent the summer chasing lightning with a $110,000 Phantom Flex4K high-speed camera. What resulted was this 4K short film, titled “Transient,” that shows the epic beauty of lightning in 1,000fps slow motion.
As Hurricane Irma barreled toward the Florida panhandle this past weekend, some people ignored warnings to flee or find shelter and decided to go out and shoot photos of the approaching storm instead.
“Fractal” is a gorgeous new 3-minute-long time-lapse film by Chad Cowan, a Kansas-based photographer who has spent 10 years, 100,000+ miles, and tens of thousands of shutter clicks chasing and shooting storms across the Midwest.
If you're one of those photographers that uses Instax film, Impossible Project film or have your hands on a little bit of Fujifilm Peel Apart, then you've probably noticed just how frustrating it can be to use instant film in cold weather.
Storm chasing photographer Mike Olbinski is known for his gorgeous time-lapse films of thunderstorms, tornadoes, and monsoons. His latest project, however, was a bit different from the rest: it’s one of the first storm time-lapse films to be entirely black and white.
My cats love to go outside and explore the world, but when it’s raining they prefer to stay indoors and stare out the window. My name is Felicity Berkleef, and I’m a 21-year-old pet photographer from Holland.