Hagia Sophia is old. Very old. The building that currently stands on the first of Istanbul’s famous seven hills dates back almost 1,500 years and has had a remarkable and colorful history. It’s also a beautiful place to visit.
Photos of your kids are likely to be some of your most precious photos. This book aims to help you create better family keepsakes.
The distinctive design of the Ricoh Theta S and Theta SC has its benefits, but a silicone skin case improves the camera’s grippiness and adds some protection.
A collection of sample images taken with Sigma’s 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens.
OlloClip has released a set of macro lenses for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It includes lenses with 7x, 14x, and 21x magnification. Here are some sample images.
Ricoh has produced a simple solution to making the USB and HDMI ports accessible when mounting the Theta S and Theta SC on a tripod or stand for running with external power or doing live streaming.
The Nikon D810, D750, and D610 have two methods for formatting the memory cards. One is obvious. The other is less obvious but is also quicker.
A collection of high-resolution photos I’ve taken with a Nikon D3400 under real-world shooting conditions.
Sigma have announced four new lenses for full-frame cameras: from a wide-angle prime to a long telephoto zoom.
Blackmagic Design has announced its newest professional cinema camera, the Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Digital Cinema Camera.
Wondering what the LRV and THM files are that appear when you shoot GoPro videos? Here’s what they do.
Wondering what the difference is between UHS-I and UHS-II with SD and microSD cards? Here’s an explanation.
Instagram has added a new feature that lets you share up to 10 photos or videos in one post. Here’s how it works.
A rundown of some of the best programs for stitching panoramas, from free and simple to paid and powerful.
GoPros split up large video files into chapters. Here’s a quick method for joining them back together.
The FireCel battery is a pocket-sized external 2500mAh battery for charging devices on the go. It also includes a red light flashlight and a hand warmer function.
With a recent firmware update, GoPro killed compatibility with third-party batteries. Wasabi Power are out with a new version of their battery that fixes that and promises to be compatible with all future GoPro firmware updates.
The Marine Corps Sunset Parades at the Iwo Jima Memorial are one of Washington DC’s summer treats. Here’s information and schedule on the 2017 season.
It might be small, but the Templo de la Enseñanza packs in an incredibly ornate Mexican Baroque interior.
It’s known as the world’s largest book. But it doesn’t look much like any book you’ve seen before.
The Tejada Library features a massive wrap-around mural by painter Vlady that depicts various aspects of revolution.
Originally designed to house the national theater, the Palacio de Bellas Artes has become a cultural hub in arguably the most beautiful building in Mexico City.
The Gran Hotel Cuidad de Mexico is an Art Nouveau gem in the heart of Mexico City’s historic district.
Nuruosmaniye Mosque is newer than many of the other mosques in Istanbul, and its ornate Baroque style sets it apart.
Nestled in a market area near the Spice Market, Rustem Pasha Mosque features exquisite Iznik tiles in its compact yet opulent interior.
Myazedi Stupa, which translates as “emerald stupa,” has an ancient stone tablet that includes the earliest known example of written Burmese language.
Dating to around the end of the 11th century, Nagayon Temple lies just south of Myinkaba Village. Its dark interior hides some impressive frescoes and interesting design features.
With several oversized statues of The Buddha crammed into spaces barely big enough to hold them, Manuha Temple is one of the easiest temples in Bagan to visit. It’s also one of the oddest.
Apeyadana Temple is dedicated to an 11th-century chief queen consort of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) and maternal grandmother of King Sithu I of Pagan.
Mani Sithu Market is Nyaung-U’s main market in the middle of town and offers food and daily supplies for sale to the local community.
Thatbyinnyu Temple is the tallest of Bagan’s temples and occupies a prominent place near Old Bagan and the famous Ananda Temple.
This small but ornate pagoda lies deep in Taungbi Village, just to the northeast of Old Bagan and not far from the much better known Htilominlo Temple.
Its gleaming gold stupa certainly stands out against the surrounding countryside. Completed in 1198, it features an unusual 5-sided design.
If you want to make use of the impressive new video modes of the GoPro Black and Silver editions, here are some recommended memory cards.
Trying to choose between the GoPro HERO4 Black and GoPro HERO4 Silver editions? Here’s a comparison of the differences and similarities.
Which microSD memory cards work best with the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session? Here are some recommendations based on my testing in the camera.
Not every memory card will work well in the GoPro HERO3 and HERO3+ Black editions. They need ones with fast write speeds. Here are some recommendations.
Here’s a roundup of some options for spare batteries and battery chargers for the GoPro HERO 4 Silver and Black editions.
If you’re using a microSD card in something like a GoPro or other action cam, speed matters. These are the results from my independent, real-world speed tests.
Wondering how much video footage or how many photos you can fit on a memory card with the new GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver cameras? Here are some guides.
If you’re trying to decide whether to upgrade to the new GoPro HERO5 Black or trying to choose between the two, here’s a detailed breakdown of their similarities and differences.
GoPro has announced a new addition to its lineup, the GoPro HERO+ LCD. Here’s how it compares with the HERO4 Silver.
Wondering which of your HERO4 accessories will work on the new GoPro HERO5 Black? Here’s a rundown of what will and won’t work.
The new MeFOTO Globetrotter Air is a compact aluminum travel tripod designed for use with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Here’s how it stacks up.
Vanguard has a new VEO collection of travel tripods. I’ve been trying out the VEO 235AB, the model in the middle of that range.
My hands-on review of one of the larger and taller tripods that 3 Legged Thing have put out. This one is in their Equinox range.
My hands-on review of the smallest in 3 Legged Thing’s new Equinox line of carbon fiber travel tripods: the Leo.
The new PlatyPod Pro Max is a bigger, broader platform that’s designed for larger DSLR and on-the-go video rigs.
I put the smallest and lightest of Gitzo’s new center ball tripod heads to the test. It’s designed as the perfect pairing with Gitzo Traveler Series 0 and Series 1 travel tripods.
It’s a baseplate with tripod studs and a few screws. But this tiny package is a surprisingly flexible way to mount a camera.
The Benro GoTravel 2 GC269TB2 is a carbon fiber travel tripod that folds up into a small, portable package but offers impressive stability. It also has a couple of tricks up its sleeve.
With this travel tripod, Oben is aiming at the cheaper end of the market while still retaining features like carbon fiber construction, twist locks, and a convertible monopod. Here’s how it stacks up.
The Kirk TT-1 is an unusually solid table-top tripod rated for loads up to 100 pounds but is small and lightweight, easily fitting in a camera bag’s pocket.