Home / News (page 20)

News

NYC’s New Vessel Landmark Has a Big Photo Copyright Grab

hudsonyardsfeattt-800x420.jpg

Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the United States (by square footage) just opened to the public in New York City, and the centerpiece of the Yards is a permanent art installation and giant public structure called Vessel. It’s a 16-story landmark with 154 flights of stairs ...

Read More »

The Winning Photo of the $120K HIPA Prize Was Apparently Staged

winningphotofeattt-800x420.jpg

The prestigious Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA) has announced its 2019 winners, and Malaysian photographer Edwin Ong Wee Kee won the $120,000 Grand Prize with a photo shot in Vietnam showing a mother carrying two children. But the win is proving controversial today after a behind-the-scenes photo revealed that the ...

Read More »

Astrophotography Can Capture Seismograms During Earthquakes

potw1910a-800x478.jpg

During an earthquake, a camera capturing a long exposure of the night sky can capture star trails as seismograms that records the motion of the ground. Back on January 20th, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked Coquimbo, Chile. About 56 miles (90km) away, the ESO La Silla Observatory was in the process ...

Read More »

Polarr Raises $11.5M in VC Funding to Advance Its AI Photo Software

polarrfeattt-800x420.jpg

The mobile photo-editing app startup Polarr has announced that it just raised another $11.5 million in Series A funding as it continues to capitalize on the boom in smartphone photography. VentureBeat reports that the round was led by Threshold Ventures with participation from Cota Capital and Pear Ventures. Founded by ...

Read More »

Huawei Busted for Faking Smartphone Photos Yet Again

huaweigettyimagesfeatttt-800x420.jpg

It looks like Huawei still hasn’t learned its lesson after getting caught faking smartphone photos in ads multiple times. The company’s latest teaser ads for the upcoming P30 Pro smartphone imply that they show sample photos, but they don’t. You may remember that Huawei tried passing off a Canon 5D ...

Read More »

NASA Shot the First Pics of Supersonic Jet Shockwaves Interacting

f4_p4_red_planedrop-800x435.jpg

NASA has captured the first-ever photos showing the shockwaves of supersonic jets interacting in flight. The beautiful images were captured in an extremely difficult air-to-air photo shoot. To create the groundbreaking photos, NASA outfitted a B-200 twin-turboprop research aircraft with a new imaging system (capable of 1,400 frames per second ...

Read More »