NASA’s First 8K Video

NASA has its first 8K video from space, and it shows the Expedition 56 team hard at work—as well as a few shots of Earth from afar. The project, which was completed in collaboration with the European Space Agency, hopes to show the world that “the science being conducted aboard the International Space Station is answering questions that hold the keys to our future in space …

Testing DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro

We take the new and improved camera drone for a few flights

Once again, DJI has moved the goalposts, improving drone photography radically—and at the price of an affordable DSLR. Partnering with Hasselblad, they created the new Mavic 2 Pro, which includes an optical adjustable aperture from f/2.8 to f/11 and a huge, one-inch sensor. This solves one of the biggest pain-points in consumer-approachable drone photography—prior to now, the photo and video quality was barely useable beyond display on …

Crude, Alluring and Complex: Marilyn Minter at LA’s Regen Projects

The Hollywood gallery showcases paintings, photography, and film by the NYC-based artist

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick For her third solo show at LA’s Regen Projects (open now through 23 June), NYC-based artist Marilyn Minter is again exploring dichotomies—from the beautiful and the grotesque to glamour and grit—the show is seductive and repugnant at once. Traditional concepts surrounding gender and sexual identity, power and desire are dismantled, rearranged and reimagined. Minter—as she is wont to do—provokes viewers into …

Cool Hunting Video: Creative Collaboration at Hermès Home

We tour the impressive Milan Design Week installation with the brand's co-Artistic Directors

We caught up with Hermès maison co-Deputy Artistic Directors Charlotte Macaux Perelman and Alexis Fabry during Milan Design Week in their spectacular installation at the Museo della Permanente. Featuring rooms covered in 600,000 colorful Moroccan zellige tiles that took three weeks to create the space was created simply to show off the 2018-2019 collection for the week. Perelman designed the installation, and Hervé Sauvage collaborated …

DJI’s Portable, Powerful Mavic Air High-Resolution Drone

The company's most dynamic three-axis gimbal device shoots videos in 4K

by Michael Frank When DJI launched the Spark Drone last year, anyone who likes to take photos on the move went a little nuts. Past drones, even the reasonably small, 1.6 pound Mavic Pro (three by three by four inches) couldn’t touch the .6 pound weight of the Spark, which—even with spare batteries and rotors—fits in a six by six by 2.5 inch case. Basically, …