Award-Winning Footage Of The Microsopic World Around Us
This year’s Nikon Small World Motion Photomicrography Competition has given us a fascinating glimpse into the realm of the extremely tiny. Watch a flea giving birth and a zebrafish embryo developing i...
This Picture of a Single Atom Won a Science Photography Prize
The universe is full of things that are either too big or too small to see with the naked eye. It takes powerful imaging technology — huge telescopes or ...
Muses, an Underwater Photography Series, Looks Like Baroque Art
Each striking photo looks like a 17th-century painting come to life.
Malian hero scales Paris building to save child
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday praised the heroism of Malian immigrant, Mamoudou Gassama, who scaled the facade of a four-storey building to save a child hanging from a ledge, saying the city will...
Black Sea Timelapse - A week in Turkey
The Black Sea region of Turkey is what you would get if you crammed the American Northwest, the Swiss Alps, the Italian coast, the Big Sky of the Canadian Rockies, the deserts of Egypt, and Versailles...
Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition 2017 Winners
The winning images from the 2017 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition show the beauty of scientific imaging and the hidden world.
Amazing Animation Based on Old Photographs
Amazing Animation Based on Old Photographs (by Alexey Zakharov)
Time-Lapse: Beautiful Cacti Bloom Before Your Eyes
Filmmaker Greg Krehel captures 15 varieties of stunning Echinopsis cactus flowers blooming in this incredible time-lapse. The process happens overnight, and ...
WATCH: Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
If you've ever wanted to watch a superbug evolve before your very eyes, you're in luck. In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists have designed a simple way to observe how bacter...
Jupiter Is 'Hardly Recognizable' In Juno's Latest Images
The first close-up images of Jupiter as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft are finally rolling in—and the gas giant before us is barely recognizable.
New Technique Captures The Activity Of An Entire Brain In A Snapshot
When it comes to measuring brain activity, scientists have tools that can take a precise look at a small slice of the brain (less than one cubic millimeter), or a blurred look at a larger area. Now, r...
Molecular Imaging Technique Helps Observe Proteins’ Reactions in Real Time
Proteins are complex molecules that are responsible for carrying out all of the processes that sustain life. A better understanding of how these molecules perform their functions can be achieved by le...
Time-Lapse: Awesome Look Into The First 21 Days Of A Bee's Life In 60 Seconds
Witness the eerily beautiful growth of larvae into bees in this mesmerizing time-lapse video from photographer Anand Varma. Varma said the six-month project, for which he built a beehive in his worksh...
These Are The Oldest Known Photos Ever Taken
With apps like Instagram and Snapchat, our obsession with pictures is alive and well. Before you start thinking that your selfie or picture of lightning is somehow innovative, check out the first phot...
Amazing Micrographs Show What Cells Really Look Like
Exploring the incredible cell machinery and diversity. Cells make up more than 8 million species, each unique because of their different functions: Chameleons have camouflage, fireflies have butts tha...
Astrophotography
Astrophotography is a specialized type of photography for recording images of astronomical objects and large areas of the night sky. The first photograph of an astronomical object (the Moon) was taken...
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Monochrome photography
Monochrome photography is photography where the image produced has a single hue, rather than recording the colors of the object that was photographed. It includes all forms of black-and-white photogra...
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Light painting
Light painting, or light drawing, is a photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long exposure photograph, either to illuminate a subject or ...
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Bokeh
In photography, bokeh (Originally /ˈboʊkɛ/, /ˈboʊkeɪ/ BOH-kay — also sometimes pronounced as /ˈboʊkə/ BOH-kə,[boke]) is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image...
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Contre-jour
Contre-jour (French for "against daylight") is a photographic technique in which the camera is pointing directly toward a source of light.Contre-jour produces backlighting of the subject. This effect ...
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Cross processing
Cross processing (sometimes abbreviated to Xpro) is the deliberate processing of photographic film in a chemical solution intended for a different type of film. The effect was discovered independently...
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Ghost imaging
Ghost imaging (also called "coincidence imaging") is a technique that produces an image of an object by combining information from two light detectors: a conventional, multi-pixel detector that doesn...
High speed photography
High-speed photography is the science of taking pictures of very fast phenomena. In 1948, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) defined high-speed photography as any set of ph...
Infrared photography
In infrared photography, the film or image sensor used is sensitive to infrared light. The part of the spectrum used is referred to as near-infrared to distinguish it from far-infrared, which is the d...
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Kirlian photography
Kirlian photography is a collection of photographic techniques used to capture the phenomenon of electrical coronal discharges. It is named after Semyon Kirlian, who in 1939 accidentally discovered th...
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Macro photography
Macro photography (or photomacrography or macrography, and sometimes macrophotography), is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects, in which the size of the subject in the photogr...
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Night photography
Night photography refers to photographs taken outdoors between dusk and dawn. Night photographers generally have a choice between using artificial light and using a long exposure, exposing the scene ...
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