National Portrait Gallery acquires 140-year old album by Oscar Rejlander, the father of art photography

If you're a fan of combining multiple images to create a single artwork in Photoshop or one of its many rivals, you owe a tip of the hat to Oscar Gustave Rejlander, the man often referred to as the father of art photography. And what better way could there be to acknowledge his contribution to composite photography than to see a collection of never-before-exhibited Rejlander creations in person? You'll soon be able to do just that at the National Portrait Gallery in London, England, thanks to swift action from the UK government's Department for Culture, Media and Sport and British charity...
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Up close and personal: Combining up to 10,000 images to create microphotographs of insects

Most images are captured in a split second, processed for maybe a few minutes or so, if at all, and then that's the end of it. But for commercial photographer Levon Biss, his new Microsculpture series relies on a very different and much more intricate process. By using a microscope lens, Biss captures between 8,000 and 10,000 images of a single insect specimen, moving his equipment by just one-hundredth of a millimeter after each shot. Each image takes between two and three weeks to finish, but the end results are astounding. You can see incredibly rich...
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Sony A6300 Field Test: Mirrorless camera offers many improvements and great all-around performance

The Sony A6000 was a very popular camera indeed; the best-selling interchangeable lens camera over $600 and the best-selling mirrorless camera. The Sony A6300 is a very good follow-up to the A6000, besting its predecessor in basically every way. During my field test with the Sony A6300, I found it to be a great mirrorless camera overall. It is compact, but includes many controls. It has an APS-C sensor that delivers really good image quality, even at higher ISOs. Many of its best improvements are subtle in nature, such as the redesigned APS-C CMOS sensor and...
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