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From dusty back roads to a down-home celebration, the simple charm of a country wedding can be beautiful.The post The Simple Charm of A Country Wedding appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- How did J.C. Penney fall from riches to rags? It failed to adapt. But there are ways for the company to turn itself around and become fashionable for investors again. Penney shares, at around $9, are down nearly 6% for the year...
From: TheStreet | By: Philip Fanara | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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In a roiling sea of empty fast fashion, the designs of Geoffrey Beene offer a happy haven of authenticity and passion.
From: FashionTribes | By: Fashiontribes | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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After enjoying almost uniformly positive reviews, Linklater’s new movie Boyhood is starting to attract some negative attention. Christopher Orr is restrained in his criticism: [I]f there’s a critique to be made of Linklater’s film, it is that it...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Camera-equipped drones, like the one that shot the video above, are a wonderful tool for photography at the annual Burning Man festival. But "if you're planning on flying a drone at Burning Man this year," says BB pal Eddie Codel, "You'll need to register...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Sayed Asif Mahmud powerful photos document the many hazards facing workers in Bangladesh's cheap tobacco factories....
From: Time | By: Andrew Katz | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of A Hard Day's Night, a spectacular restoration is in theaters and on DVD. The black-and-white photography of the Beatles is gorgeous, and the movie isn't half bad.
From: NPR | By: John Powers | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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For over a year now we've been loving PHHHOTO's moving image minimalist set up—even using it for our holiday party. Above and...
From: Cool Hunting | By: Josh Rubin | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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In my next life I'd love to own a flower shop. Not only do you get to work with your hands each and every day, but your canvas is a vase filled with overflowing beauty. There's something magical about it that just can't be described. So when I get the...
From: Green Daily | By: Jacquelyn Clark | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Baltimore’s only contemporary art fair takes place in a parking garage. For a moment, I thought I’d been transported back to art school in Chicago, when art actually seemed exciting.
From: Art Fag City | By: Corinna Kirsch | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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My most recent pregnancy craving has been smoothies... lots of them! So I thought we would share one that has great nutrition and super filling for breakfast! This smoothie recipe is great for a summer breakfast meal, full of protein and yumminess. Adding...
From: Green Daily | By: Joanna & Molly | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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That's my photo, from 3 days ago. The post-title quote is from Zhou Dunyi, from a thousand years ago....
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Continuing in the spirit of superhero week here at Offbeat Bride, tag along with us to the Santa Barbara Zoo. Bridget and Sam got married there earlier this spring surrounded by subtle hints of superherodom: Batman cufflinks, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Chris Wolfgang | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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It's a bird, it's a plane... it's Offbeat Bride's comic book-clad and caped superhero theme week! Get in the telephone booth and change into your wedding-gawking superhero tights — you're in for crime-fighting fun. Today we've got an offbeat lite celebration...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A group of Boy Scouts from Central Iowa received a lesson they won't forget in federal manners at a border crossing from Canada into Alaska. According to the scoutmaster, a casual snapshot of a Border Patrol agent got the group of about two dozen scouts...
From: Reason | By: J.D. Tuccille | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Via Instapundit in his USA Today column: Under the Espionage Act, certain classified military facilities can't be photographed, but that's it. But if photographing buildings puts you at risk for being hassled, police often take it even more personally...
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Welcome back to This Week In Discs! If you see something you like, click on the title to buy it from Amazon. Blue Ruin Dwight (Macon Blair) is a bit of a loner. He lives in his car, parked on the side of a road near a Delaware beach, and spends his...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Rob Hunter | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In pictures: the brave new world of drone photography...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3 Here at Photojojo we take the photography lifestyle very seriously. We live it, we breathe it, we even eat it. Specifically, we eat these camera shaped cookies and we think you should too. Grab yourself a set of these...
From: Photojojo | By: Erika | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Congratulations to Peter Waters and Phillip Zaunders for their winning entries in the "Dusk to Dawn: Low Light Photography" Challenge...
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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'The rest of us put on masks, but the people in the Appalachians are just the way they are'In 1985, I hired a pickup truck and travelled all over Tennessee, West Virginia and Kentucky getting to know women coal-miners and their families. I grew up in...
From: The Guardian | By: Interview by Phil Daoust | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Weighing the candidacies of the all-timers, the almost-weres, and the Heigls for the Rom-Com Hall of Fame....
From: Grantland | By: Grantland Staff | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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... that would be today, here in Madison, Wisconsin. Dare I go out? It's 83.3°F — feels like 89! It might hit 88....
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Some times I feel like if my eyes is a camera, I could capture exactly what I feel in my eyes, the awesomeness of the night view in streets under street light. But I couldn't. Because I am not a expert in photography, when ever I take night shots, it...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: Nemo | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent held a gun to the head of Boy Scout and an entire Scout troop was held for four hours, as the two-dozen Scouts from central Iowa tried to cross into Alaska from Canada, about 10 days into a three-week trip, a troop leader says....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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The land of 10,000 lakes and people who will look you in the eye, ask how you're doing and be genuinely interested in the answer....
From: Dooce | By: dooce | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Knowing what to focus on helps when it comes time to look into your fashion crystal ball.
From: FashionTribes | By: Fashiontribes | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Dilated Peoples' long awaited album 'Directors of Photography' drops in just a few weeks and the anticipation only heightens as we inch closer to the release date. After satisfying fans' appetites with two singles, the Dilated crew now Continue reading…...
From: Street Level | By: Justin Ivey | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Today, the Lytro section on the site uses the company's new, open source web viewer....
From: VentureBeat | By: Barry Levine | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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... I think I'm going to lie down right here and rest....
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The modern-day 21st century explorer is exploring uncharted territories in new ways that Christopher Columbus could never even have dreamed of. Meet eight amazing individuals who are pushing boundaries in the field of technology. Are you a modern-day...
From: Gizmag | By: Tim Hanlon | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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UK firm Vela Labs have published the schematics and instructions on how to build a cheap camera laser trigger costing just $2. This type of trigger is perfect for taking photos of bullets in the air or colliding with objects, such as the above photo...
From: The Firearm Blog | By: Steve Johnson | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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There is no such thing as bad light, there is just light. Take advantage of every situation. Photography is all about the light. In fact, if there is no light hitting the sensor, there is no photo. Different times of the day, or weather conditions, can...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Daniel Korzeniewski | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Alexander Gerst, a German astronaut living aboard the International Space Station took this photo of the Gaza Strip from space and posted it to Twitter today. The tweet reads, “My saddest photo yet. From #ISS we can actually see explosions and rockets...
From: Animal New York | By: Sophie Weiner | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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What’s in your bag, Zoe Kazan? » Mondays generally suck, unless you get to spend them hanging with indie darling Zoe Kazan. If the name doesn’t ring a bell (and hell, that last name should), you’d probably know Kazan from Ruby Sparks, the film...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Randi Bergman | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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“We’re going to make up for it today,” Justin Timberlake crooned to the stadium of sold out fans, “We’re going to have a party here.” Justin was of course referring to the fact that the last time that he played in Ottawa, Ontario while on...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Charlotte Piper | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A California man said that police in Covina arrested him for standing on a public sidewalk and filming what they called “private cars.” YouTube user “Damon Enz” explains in a video posted on Tuesday that he was “harassed by the Covina police...
From: The Raw Story | By: David Edwards | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Welcome to Sailor Moon newbie recaps, The One Where They Go To a Theme Park, and The One Where They Go On a Cruise.
From: Geekosystem | By: Susana Polo | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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What better way to start Saints training camp than reliving the 2010 Super Bowl win? Take a trip down memory lane and see some great photography!
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No landslide monitoring or warning systems are being used to protect vulnerable communities....
From: Miller McCune | By: John Upton | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Slate's article on the photojournalist Brenda Ann Kenneally's Upstate Girls project article sparks huge internet backlash. Brenda spent ten years documenting the lives of five women in Troy through photography. Slate published an article about the project...
From: MetaFilter | By: ichimunki | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Tod Seelie Tod Seelie is best known for his photos of the floating river rafts made by the artist Swoon, and images of the wild night life of New York and other cities around the world. He's been attacked, arrested, kidnapped and his work has been published...
From: The Stranger | By: Mike Force | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Photographer Miho Aikawa explores how we eat through pictures taken in New Yorkers' homes. Some of Aikawa's subjects still used dinner as a time to socialize, but over the computer or phone rather than in person. "I don't think having dinner with a cellphone...
From: MetaFilter | By: Kitteh | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Whenever I post about our wedding decisions, I usually try to offer some back story. I figure it helps to know how we chose certain elements or to explain the significance of one thing or another. But four our ring … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Miss Hen | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Mike Taylor is an accomplished landscape astrophotographer and an instructor for night photography and post-processing. Taylor contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. As a night photography instructor, I'm always...
From: Mashable | By: Space.com | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Today was a coulda-been type of day for bitcoin as creditors of the now defunct Mt. Gox exchange met with bankruptcy trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi in a Tokyo court, leaving with more questions than answers. It was the first chance for an in-person discussion...
From: Pando Daily | By: Michael Carney | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The selfie can convey just about anything. Commonly now seen in the form of the "duck face," or the boastful vacation shot—it's not who we are, but how we'd like to be perceived. In that respect, the selfie apes the best...
From: Cool Hunting | By: James Thorne | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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In my previous article you learned how to create a vintage effect using Lightroom. I started by showing you some Lightroom Develop Presets you can use as a shortcut, and finished by demonstrating some techniques you can use yourself. The hidden message...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Andrew S. Gibson | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The key to a ''smart'' TV is its ability to easily connect to multiple forms of media.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The fundraiser will feature music by the Ashlin Parker Trio, a cooking demonstration and a wine tasting with a local sommelier. Guests will also have the opportunity to win a group dinner for 10 prepared by a personal chef, a professional photography...
From: New Orleans Times-Picayune | By: NOLA Community Submission | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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