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A little bit geeky, a little bit classy, with a whole lot of awesome diplomacy. This bride's "bridechilla" attitude was actually a double-edged sword in the end. But no matter, this adorable couple knew exactly how to craft up an amazing wedding with...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Monday, May 25, 2015
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It’s still not certain if the next iPhone will be called the iPhone 6s or iPhone 7. However, it’s looking more certain that the next iPhone will have an amazing camera. AppleInsider has the latest news. “The next-generation iPhone will reportedly...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Daryl Deino | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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The rare photos are expected to sell for more than $12,000
From: People | By: Tierney McAfee | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Photographer Jenny Lewis has a knack for shooting people in their own environments, capturing her subjects when they are truly at ease in front of her camera. The skill is evident in her book “One Day Young,” which features mothers with their newborn.........
From: Cool Hunting | By: Cajsa Carlson | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Richard Ross traveled to hundreds of facilities and photographed thousands of minors in American juvenile prisons...
From: Time | By: Ye Ming | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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The next-generation iPhone will reportedly sport a camera with a 12-megapixel Sony sensor that makes use of the firm's RGBW technology to help with low-light photography.
From: Apple Insider | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Long before geek became a fashion statement, it was a s […]
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Montana's beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We've got you covered. Here are a few of the National Geographic...
From: National Geographic | By: Megan Heltzel | Monday, May 25, 2015
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There are always so many things to be thankful for, and when the Sun finally comes out for good, I feel even more ecstasy coursing through my veins than usual. Sunlight streams into Darling HQ, hitting the crystals in my window and making rainbows...
From: Icing | By: Gala Darling | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss any! Macro photography truly is a unique genre of photography. In most of the other types of photography...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Barry J Brady | Monday, May 25, 2015
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It instantly hits your eyes haloed in a corona of potency—structured so soundly as to seem staged, this forceful frieze of physical dominance. The Victor yells, the Loser displays himself vanquished, and the Watchers are all caught in that moment....
From: MetaFilter | By: Horace Rumpole | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Well that's a wedding theme you don't see every day! Claire and Neill both love wrestling and gothic culture so that's where they started when it came to planning their March wedding.
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Who does Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe send home on Episode 3 that airs on May 25? Two guys will be eliminated at the rose ceremony, and one will be sent home early after Kaitlyn goes on two group dates and the first one-on-one date of the season. Monday...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Monday, May 25, 2015
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The Washington Post reports.My son Chris took these pictures in Austin yesterday:...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Give your body a day off to recuperate and recharge from all the hard work you have been putting in to the Better-Body Challenge. But your recovery will be faster if you keep active. Really! Get your blood flowing to help feed your weary muscles, and...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi-May | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and has taken on an added distinction as the subject of the world's largest photograph. The Telegraph reported Monday that a photography team accomplished a world record-setting panoramic photograph of this...
From: PhysOrg | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss any! Here are 5 quick creative tips to help you with your macro photography: 1) Use Flash for Tiny...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Chris Corradino | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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There's way, way more behind why we use filters and love to look at them than you thought. The post Turns Out There a Lot of Academics Studying Photo Filters appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Molly McHugh | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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In pics: A bee master, a cowardly lion and gladiators...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Mashable executive editor and chief content officer Jim Roberts connected this past week from Singapore for an interesting Q&A with mUmBRELLA Asia’s Robin Hicks. Mashable plans to open a Singapore office in the third quarter of 2015, and Roberts...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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LOCATION: Paris, FranceDate: June 26, 2014Photographer: Pierre TerdjmanWhat if news photography was liberated from the news? What if it spoke from the sidewalks? If it did, would we listen?...
From: The New Republic | By: Michael Shaw | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Clint Arlis made a good impression on Kaitlyn Bristowe on night one of The Bachelorette. He gave her a hand-drawn picture of host Chris Harrison riding a triceratops. Arlis had joked that he didn’t know whether the Bachelorette was going to be Bristowe...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Sarah Field | Monday, May 25, 2015
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From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Monday, May 25, 2015
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… June 8. That is, we will accept entries from noon, June 8, to noon, June 22, where noon is defined by the Panda’s Thumb server, which thinks it is still in Central Standard Time, or UTC(GMT) – 5 h. The rules will be essentially the same as previous...
From: Panda's Thumb | By: Matt Young | Monday, May 25, 2015
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You can travel the world for free—well, with some luck and determination.
From: The Kernel | By: Leslie Anne Jones | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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The decision to go pro with your photography business is a big step. It’s a time when the future is ripe with possibility and fears tend to run high. In what we call a “crisis of confidence,” you may find yourself comparing your work to other photographers...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Kelly Kingman | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Researchers from Google and the University of Washington are combining their efforts to gather time-stamped and geo-tagged photos to build a mine of time-lapse photography. The team is using photos uploaded from the public of major landmarks and amazing...
From: Inhabitat | By: Michelle Kennedy Hogan | Monday, May 25, 2015
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More than 40 museums in the Chicago area are offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer as part of the Blue Star Museums program. The program runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day. It allows any active...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Sun-Times Wire | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Multimedia Art Museum currently has a fascinating exhibit dedicated to Robert Capa, one of the most acclaimed war photographers of the 20th century.
From: The Moscow Times | By: By Oliver Banatvala | Monday, May 25, 2015
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"I take these pictures so that we can look; we can see what we're not supposed to see. And we need to see them because we created them."...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Monday, May 25, 2015
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GekkoPod is a flexible mount for compact cameras, action-cams or smartphones, which can give them the support they need by clinging onto, gripping and wrapping around everyday objects. The five-legged mount, which was inspired by the feet of a gekko,...
From: Gizmag | By: Simon Crisp | Monday, May 25, 2015
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FEATURE: Ireland celebrated a huge victory for same-sex marriage this weekend, but one family perhaps wasn't celebrating quite so vehemently after a photo of the couple and their toddler was picked up from a stock-image website and used in support of...
From: VentureBeat | By: Paul Sawers | Monday, May 25, 2015
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It’s officially the time of year that we start dreaming about warmer days and flowy sundresses. And what goes perfectly with the long days of summer? Effortless braids of course! The chic and easy braid from Jennie Kay is the perfect answer to the...
From: Green Daily | By: Emily Silverman | Monday, May 25, 2015
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If you need a little relief after enjoying an obscene barbecue feast, instead of plopping on the couch and chewing on some Tums, try this relaxing yoga sequence to get things flowing and moving naturally. - Additional reporting by Lizzie Fuhr Source:...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Monday, May 25, 2015
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As director of mobile design at National Geographic, Bethany Powell is responsible for the popular phone and tablet versions of the much-loved international publication. We catch up with her as the magazine prepares to publish content via Facebook’s...
From: Mag Culture | By: Madeleine Morley | Monday, May 25, 2015
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What started as a photography project for Moncler art director Francesco Ragazzi, has turned over the past two years into a full blown lifestyle brand. After having released a photography book and select collaborative items at first, the… The post...
From: High Snobiety | By: David Fischer | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Some people travel through life on straight, clearly marked paths.
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Nita Lelyveld | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Indigenous tribes have been painting their bodies with pulverized minerals and stretching their lips for millenia in the remote Omo valley a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Africa, where the earliest known Homo sapiens remains have been found. Their whole...
From: MetaFilter | By: adamvasco | Monday, May 25, 2015
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Well, mother and son are happy — of that there’s no doubt. The father’s expression, however, make his feelings much harder to fathom.
From: Tokyo Times | By: Lee | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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The artist always lived inside her. All she had to do was pick up her daughter’s orange colored pencil and draw.It had been 32 years since Kathy Strauss had sketched. But in that moment in 2010, everything she knew as a graphic designer fell away and...
From: Washington Post | By: Victoria St. Martin | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Members of the Emirates Falcons Photography Club will show their work at an exhibition in Al Ain in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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When Grizzler the Border Collie was outfitted with a special camera that snapped a photo every time his heart rate increased, his top subjects were, well, not that surprising: cats, birds, other dogs, and food, as well as random spots that were no doubt...
From: Io9 | By: Cheryl Eddy | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Damn, Cannes Film Festival. I mean, I know you're fancy and all, but no selfies on the red carpet? No selfies?! What's next, no flat shoes for women? Oh, wait.
From: Geekosystem | By: Teresa Jusino | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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I have a Canon PowerShot SX520 HS. I'd like to photograph a dance performance that will take place on a stage with stage lighting and/or spotlights. This will be a low-light action photography situation, which I know is challenging. I understand I will...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: Julie | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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If you did not pack high heels or the correct type of tuxedo (bowties only, no regular ties), then 2015 film festival was “No Cannes Do For You.” From secret screenings to jam-packed appearances by Hollywood royalty and British royalty, Here’s...
From: The Wrap | By: Mikey Glazer | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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As soon as the forecast calls for sunny and warm weather, we’ve got picnic on the brain. Lazing on grassy lawns, alfresco dining (Aren’t picnic foods are the best?), tossing the ol’ frisbee—it’s seriously the best way to spend an afternoon....
From: Green Daily | By: Christina Lee | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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In pics: A cow up close, some sumo wrestling and the Get Rainbowed run...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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As the refrain goes, there are two types of people in the world: those who like mountains and those who prefer beaches. Beach people are extroverts, while mountain people tend to be introverts, one study found. But whichever you are, there's no denying...
From: Mashable | By: Jessica Plautz | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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I hate digital noise. I’ve been a stickler about keeping it out of my images for years and have tried just about everything under the sun to aid in that process. So when Macphun offered to send over their new Noiseless Pro app I jumped at the opportunity...
From: Digital Photography School | By: James Brandon | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Photographer Donald Weber lived in Kyiv—and used his camera as his own means of protest The post Firearms of the revolution: The Molotov cocktails of Kyiv appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Luc Rinaldi | Sunday, May 24, 2015
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