David Pogue, Lens Extenders, The Year in Photographs: Daily Photo Feed 12/23

Posted by David Ozanich — 23 Dec 2010


  • Although it's a bit too late for the lunar eclipse, here's a story on attaching five huge lens extenders in order to better photograph the moon.

  • David Pogue writes in his State of the Art column about "a shady scheme that's being perpetuated by the world's camera companies." He also talks about "new pocket cameras that take sharp pictures in low light without the flash -- a magnificent moment in the evolution of cameras."

  • The New York Times offers up 2010: The Year in Pictures.

  • The Times also discusses "why photographers like The Times's Joao Silva, who lost his legs in Afghanistan this year, risk their lives for their profession" in the article "Bearing Witness."

  • The Photo Argus has some thoughts on the business side of photography.

  • Now that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" has been repealed in the United States, it seems a good time to revisit a BBC interview with the Jeff Sheng about his work photographing gay servicemen and women.

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