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From: The Kernel | By: Aaron Sankin | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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It's not just the wire-cam. More nuanced stylistic elements have crept into TV broadcasts too....
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Check out these amazing photographs of Disney princesses reimagined as Indian brides that were rounded up by Bridal Guide. These incredibly beautiful photos may even provide you with some inspiration for your own wedding, because who doesn't dream of...
From: TresSugar | By: Bridal-Guide | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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The uptake of mobile technology has seen a surge in pocket device photography as of late and lens startup Moment have been quick to harness its upward swing. While it started with interchangeable lenses for Android phones and the iPhone… The post Moment...
From: High Snobiety | By: Jonathan Luk | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Olloclip’s popular snap-on lenses can transform your smartphone photography, delivering results which are simply impossible with the phone camera alone.
From: Forbes | By: Paul Monckton | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Films saddled with the label “quirky” are often dismissed sight unseen these days as they’ve earned something of a bad rap in recent years. It’s frequently well-deserved as many attempt to take a shortcut into our good graces with oddball supporting...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Rob Hunter | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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See our favourite Asian-inspired moments in fashion » Judging from this year’s line-up of fashion shows, parties and spring collections, 2015 is the year of celebrating Asia in the world of style. Last September, Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Renee Tse | Friday, January 30, 2015
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On his website Recapturist, Bill Rose documents signage across the United States. Along with the photographs, he details the history behind the subjects, like the Houston, Texas, coffee shop Dot. "In addition to being a Houston landmark since 1967, Dot...
From: Dwell | By: Diana Budds | Friday, January 30, 2015
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I saw myself reflected back in my husband's eyes, and it changed how I'll see myself forever. The post What Happened When I Stopped Fighting and Started Staring appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Eight of Sundance 2015’s genre films found a home under the Park City at Midnight category, and they’ve been something of a mixed bag. My reviews of Cop Car and Knock Knock are here, with more on their way (although I reviewed the best of the category...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Rob Hunter | Friday, January 30, 2015
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We’ve only just begun 2015, but it seems as though we’re going to see some massive hiring sprees in the digital media space. Both Mashable and Business Insider raise cash — $17 million and $25 million, respectively — and plan to put a good portion...
From: Media Bistro | By: Noah Davis | Friday, January 30, 2015
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While every photographer has their own ethos and agenda when it comes to capturing "good photography," for Travis Jensen, it's quite simply put: hit the streets. There you'll find what he considers true attitude, bravado, mystery and grit, all components...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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A couple took what might be the most ridiculous engagement photo of all time.
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Friday, January 30, 2015
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i am intrested in photography and i planned to buy a dslr camera.and im confused with nikon or canon.because nikon has 24 mega pixels that cost ranging from 23k-28k.and canon has 18 megha pixels ranging from 28k-40k.i searched in net that canon s better.but...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: aish wariya | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Reuters has an interesting photo essay of recent bullfighting in the UAE. Two bulls lock their horns during a bullfight in the eastern emirate of Fujairah October 17, 2014. There are no matadors or picadors, but bulls locking horns with each other draw...
From: Tabsir | By: tabsir | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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If you’re in the market, there are a few things you should know.
From: The Kernel | By: Mike Wehner | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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I’m so excited to share Amanda’s bridal session with you today. If you’re not familiar, a bridal session is photo session with just for the bride in all her wedding finery that takes place prior to the wedding day. It’s a neat way to document...
From: DIY Bride | By: DIY Bride | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The director of photography has been recognised for the Australian film Partisan.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN: Instagram vs. Traditional Photography: How Entrepreneur Aubrey Chernick Created “Mystical” Filters in 1976.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Charles Marville’s extraordinary photographs of 19th-century Paris are like a cautionary tale, urging us to preserve the best of what is left in our own cities.
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Brett Busang | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Life is Strange is like watching a coming-of-age movie as an adult and realizing how simple life was back in the day. Walking down your school’s hallways, the only thing you had to worry about was remembering if you packed your homework the night before...
From: Blast | By: Giancarlo Saldana | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Peter Berg will reportedly replace JC Chandor as director of the "Deepwater Horizon" movie at Summit Entertainment. The project re-teams Berg with his "Lone Survivor" star Mark Wahlberg and "The Kingdom" scribe Matthew Michael Carnahan. The true-story...
From: Dark Horizons | By: Dark Horizons | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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See the Couture street style » We’re used seeing a lot of high-low outfit combinations during regular ol’ fashion week, but couture show guests were all about the head-to-toe [insert designer name] ensembles. Chanel was a clear favourite with attendees...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Renee Tse | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Largest blaze FDNY has battled since 2006
From: Time | By: Pete Pin | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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In Audubon Magazine, Brad Wilson's amazing photographs of owls. Or photographs of amazing owls. Either works. More wildlife photography on Wilson's site, in the series Affinity I and Affinity II. (via Kottke; at least we've moved on.)...
From: MetaFilter | By: We had a deal, Kyle | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Colin Batty’s interest in the bizarre stems from a childhood love of sci-fi. “The kids who weren’t good at sports would spend a lot of time on their own,” he says. “So I got into outsider stuff, like Frankenstein and movie monsters.” The...
From: The Guardian | By: Kathryn Bromwich | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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We know now a lot about the Danny Boyle directed, Aaron Sorkin written movie, Steve Jobs. We know the cast, we know the structure, but we don’t know what that cast looks like as their real life counterparts. Primarily, Michael Fassbender as Jobs himself....
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Just wait until you see this bride's custom-made blue/grey fantasy-inspired dress. It's the icing on the cake that is this Pagan meets garden wedding in New Hampshire. But the best parts are definitely in the dancing. Get ready for some "Time Warp" shenanigans...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The term "push present" may have the reputation of being an over-the-top gesture that's exclusive to the rich and famous (or those who act like it!), but at its core, the concept is actually a great one that every new mom is deserving of - no matter...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Friday, January 30, 2015
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... from white...... to brown... ... to green......
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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A lonely mountain peak juts out of a snowy wilderness. The hard line of its ancient ridge provides the only point of perspective in an otherwise white plain. This view of the Kluane National Park in Yukon sits on the cover of Cereal magazine’s latest...
From: Mag Culture | By: jeremy | Friday, January 30, 2015
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In this short video by Ed Vorosky he covers three rules about the behaviour of light. When you understand these principles you can then use them better in your photography. Light travels in straight lines The subject receives less light as the distance...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darlene Hildebrandt | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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This is the second in a series of photographs of walls from late 1980 or early 1981, right after I'd bought my first SLR camera and before my first child was born. This was somewhere in the Village/SoHo area of NYC, where I was quite taken with the overlapping...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Photographer David Gill captures details from Kobani after Kurdish fighters forced Isis troops from the Syrian city Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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As views on sexuality slowly evolve in China, some have found expression in the reform with a whole lot of sequins. Chunai 98, a drag club in Guangxi Province presents a rare showcase of performances by a small group of cross-dressing men. Over time,...
From: Mashable | By: Christina Ascani | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Bloody Elbow's Kid Nate and Dallas Winston collaborate on a pre-fight hype video set to the photography of MMA Fighting's Esther Lin....
From: Bloody Elbow | By: Dallas Winston | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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We honor 150 years since the abolition of slavery in the United States. On Jan. 31, 1865, Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery and involuntary servitude in the country.These portraits of black American men and women who...
From: Mashable | By: Chris Wild | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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In the late 2000s a new segment formed in the photography industry. This segment goes by many names, but the most common nowadays is “Mirrorless”. These cameras fall between the generic point and shoot cameras and the professional full frame DSLR...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Tomas Haran | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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American tennis superstar Serena Williams is now officially the second most winning woman in the history of tennis following her 19th grand slam victory. Williams defeated the formidable Russian Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open Women’s Final...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Toni Matthews | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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In rural Ohio, Skatopia provides a refuge for the disaffected youth
From: Time | By: Phil Bicker | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Now this is how you hire a photographer to create a memorable ‘Save the Date’ pre-wedding photo that goes viral online. An Oregon couple hired Joshua Rainey to create their ‘save the date’ photo, according to KPTV, but they probably didn’t...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Paula Mooney | Friday, January 30, 2015
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As the new Backstreet Boys documentary hits theaters, see how they and other boy bands of the 90s have changed over the years...
From: Time | By: Joseph C. Lin | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Over the years, the National Football League's championship rings have gone from glitzy to extravagant.
From: Time | By: Josh Raab | Friday, January 30, 2015
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From the newly launched site for the National Audubon Society, some gorgeous photos of owls from Brad Wilson. It's not easy to get owls to mug for the camera. Even in captivity the birds remain aloof, unruffled by the flash and unmoved by attempts to...
From: Kottke.org | By: Jason Kottke | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Grab your camera and get ready to shoot! After baby's born, many mamas fashion themselves into the family photographer, but how much do you really know about capturing the perfect shot? With DSLR cameras on the top of many moms' wish lists, I turned...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Friday, January 30, 2015
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  Duffy London is encouraging people to "bring the playground into the boardroom or dining room" with their brilliant new King Arthur Swing Table. This round table is supported by a four-poster frame, from which a Geo lampshade and hanging chairs...
From: Inhabitat | By: Catherine Winter-Hebert | Friday, January 30, 2015
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What I love about weddings right now is they can be anything you want them to be. We are so lucky to live in a time when we can pick and choose what styles, traditions, atmospheres, etc. we want. Being able to incorporate only the things that are most...
From: DIY Bride | By: DIY Bride | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Egyptian photographer Islam Osama captured the moment Shaimaa al-Sabbagh was killed during peaceful protests in Cairo on Jan. 24...
From: Time | By: Mikko Takkunen | Friday, January 30, 2015
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In this collection of long exposure photographs you can see some great examples of how you can use this technique to produce stunning images. I teach a night photography class and many times I’ve seen a whole new world of exciting things open up for my...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darlene Hildebrandt | Friday, January 30, 2015
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I'm an complete newbie in photography and I'm trying to use the Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO lens and a Guppy camera to capture the image of an electrospinning process. The problem is that on the screen, there are these thick horizontal bands, making the...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: Evan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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