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Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web....
From: Time | By: Mikko Takkunen | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Birth photography is a popular new trend to hit the states and it’s exactly what the term suggests. Expectant mothers are choosing, in large numbers, to hire professional photographers to come into the birthing room and photograph the powerful memories...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dawn Papple | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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From: FAIL Blog | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Nicholas Cary is co-founder and creative director of Melbourne-based magazine Alquimie, a quarterly about all types of drink. Before Alquimie he co-founded, edited and art directed Process Journal, producing eight issues of the the award-winning design...
From: Mag Culture | By: jeremy | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I am working on an essay about the photographer Francesca Woodman to submit for consideration to an anthology. My main argument is that Woodman's work playfully subverts the script of normative femininity (especially her use of nudity). I have done a...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: mermaidcafe | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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My weight-loss journey wasn't one of those amazing stories like you see on The Biggest Loser where the pounds just melted off. Oh no. I spent years making the same mistakes over and over, which meant not losing a single pound. If you're on the quest...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Welcome to our Flat-Belly Challenge: 21 days of workouts, belly-blasting tips, and fat-burning recipe ideas to help you feel slimmer and more confident all Summer. Day 21 of the challenge - the last day! - involves a detoxing yoga sequence followed by...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Although it was about two years ago that I wrote the post that sparked my own interest in ruined and abandoned spaces, it’s something to which, you might have noticed, I periodically return. Back in April I wrote a couple of posts that followed up...
From: Contexts Magazine | By: Sarah Wanenchak at Cyborgology | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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While there are plenty of wedding-planning checklists, prioritizing what really matters can be a challenge - especially when it comes to decorative details. What was the most memorable detail you recall about the last wedding you attended? While centerpieces...
From: CasaSugar | By: Angela Elias | Monday, July 28, 2014
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When the organisers of Art & About decided to change the parameters of the festival’s photography competition to include online entries from Instagram, they expected a bit of a bump in the number of entries. What they did not expect was to be faced...
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Monday, July 28, 2014
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It's been over a year since the wild success of UK-based artist Kelly Angood's "The Pop-Up Pinhole Project"—a Kickstarter initiative, for which she proposed a camera that buyers assemble for themselves, from card stock. It...
From: Cool Hunting | By: David Graver | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A Swedish woman has been named the best intern in Australia and will now travel across the country participating in a number of adventures designed for the winner. Twenty-six-year-old photography student Angeliqa Jonsson, from Norrkoping, claimed the...
From: IceNews | By: Misc. Editors | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Hitchiking robots, giant pink dolphins and a poorly echidna...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Monday, July 28, 2014
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What was life like 100 years ago during World War I? Lisa Hostetler, of the Department of Photography at George Eastman House, takes a look at her archives, unearthing little-known images of a world at war...
From: Time | By: Lisa Hostetler | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The long-awaited trailer for the much-anticipated film The Hunger Games: Mockinjay, Part 1 has finally premiered. This is the third installment for the Hunger Games series, for which there will be four. The films have become exceedingly popular as they...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Turpen | Monday, July 28, 2014
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"Masuma Ahuja and Denise Lu for the Washington Post applied a technique called databending to a bunch of photos. The idea is that computer files — even though they represent different things like documents, images, and audio — encode data in one...
From: MetaFilter | By: Room 641-A | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Wonderful photos of kids and adults coming out of a water slide captured by talented photographer Krista Long. People were photographed at the water park with high speed camera. I Love Summer Also check out: Underwater Dogs and Bursting Water Balloons...
From: Toxel | By: Toxel.com | Monday, July 28, 2014
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From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I have no idea on what strobes brand and watt seconds to buy. I am going to split this question into three parts. what I want to photograph and were, equipment options, & equipment questions what I want to photograph and were I wanted to photograph...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: alex | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Doesn't every adventure begin that way? I was lying in bed reading on a Saturday evening, and without even looking I idly scratched a spot on the right side of my chest –- at that point I had a chest, not breasts. As I did, my fingers rode over a small...
From: MetaFilter | By: michswiss | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The heat, and particularly the humidity of summer in Tokyo is difficult to deal with — it’s exhausting, basically. A daily struggle that for the city’s ever-growing number of older residents, must be even tougher.
From: Tokyo Times | By: Lee | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Matt Herron tells of '60s civil rights struggle in pictures Matt Herron, adventurer, photographer and photojournalist, has sailed to Africa with his family, gotten in the way of whalers trying to harpoon their prey, and been chased by police during the...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Julian Guthrie | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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These new shots by British photographers Hufton + Crow document the seven extraordinary bus shelters created in a tiny Austrian village by architects including Sou Fujimoto, Smiljan Radić and Wang Shu (+ slideshow). (more...)...
From: Dezeen | By: Amy Frearson | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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I bought the Sony A7 camera recently and have been taking it out quite a bit to get a feel for it. My wife is starting a fashion blog so I thought I would take her out for a fashion shoot at the beach. I was shooting a high-contrast scene and realized....
From: Digital Photography School | By: Mike Newton | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Okay so I’m in a bit of a bind, perhaps of my own making, but a bind nevertheless. Two years ago there was a formal nationwide public call for art for the HarborWalk. My grand idea was to purchase a projector and audio equipment for outdoor screenings...
From: Good Morning Gloucester | By: Kim Smith | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Earlier I shared a collection of some great images of beverages. If you want to know more about how they may have been created, check out these video tutorials. I offer you another drink! by Ivan Gevaerd on 500px This first video by Phlearn features...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darlene Hildebrandt | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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From: Stephanie Klein | By: Stephanie Klein | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Korean fashion and design is having a moment, but what is fueling it? It's complicated. Let's explore the K-wave. Fashion in Korea calls the surge in all things Korean "the "K-wave": Worldwide, the attention for K-fashion, any designs from jewelry to...
From: MetaFilter | By: joseph conrad is fully awesome | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Ryan Parillo is regarded as a prodigy when it comes to his work behind the camera lens.  The 15-year-old (yep, born in 1998) first picked up a camera at age 7, taking photos of random things around his house. He didn't have any technical skill, of course,...
From: Business Insider | By: Caroline Moss | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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International travel has never looked so appetizing. Food stylist Anna Keville Joyce and photographer Agustín Nieto's food photography series illustrated four famous capitals in Eastern Europe with delicious foods. The series was originally commissioned...
From: Mashable | By: Andrea Romano | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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This may be a naive question, as I am not familiar with photography using negatives storing the photo images. So in the film of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", Walter Mitty examines the negatives of photos in the bright sunny day. How can Walter Mitty...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: Idear | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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When it comes to creating family photo albums, there can be a tendency to create a book filled with your family’s “greatest hits”, the best moments of the year, if you will. Of course, those special moments like birthdays, vacations, and that one...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Meredith Clark | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Roya and Taylor tied the knot at the SmogShoppe, a sort of urban oasis in Los Angeles. Bride Roya notes that Taylor won her over with his "wit and charm mid law school via gchat." After a postgraduation long-distance relationship, the couple ended up...
From: TresSugar | By: Tara Block | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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At first sight, a painting...but look again!...
From: MetaFilter | By: Renoroc | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Brenden Borrellini has been deaf and blind his entire life. He's also been an unstoppable explorer and student. He picked up a camera at an arts center one day on a lark, but the joke soon turned into a serious pursuit with beautiful results. Australia's...
From: Gizmodo | By: Robert Sorokanich | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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There are many ways to go about finding photography locations, but if you’re struggling to find new locations I’d suggest giving ShotHotspot a try. Five Reasons to check out ShotHotspot? #1 Great search functionality The standout feature of ShotHotspot...
From: Digital Photography School | By: John Davenport | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the conflict in Gaza and Israel, the Commonwealth Games and a flying carpet the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Greg Whitmore | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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They're only high school students, but they are making accessories for shoes, fabricating backpacks and doing product photography - all through their own businesses. It's the result of a partnership between a non-profit organization that teaches entrepreneurship...
From: Voice of America | By: Mike O'Sullivan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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1. Opening The New Yorker Archives With the launch of their redesign and in preparation for their upcoming pay wall, The New Yorker has opened up its archives free to the public—temporarily. All issues from 2007...
From: Cool Hunting | By: CH Editors | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Rick and Catie had a shotgun wedding. After being together for five years they decided it was time one Wendesday night... and they were married on their friend's waterside dock that Sunday! They spent just $600 to get hitched with the photography, catering...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Sports photography is still about reading body language and sensing when the key moment will happen
From: Irish Times | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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It is still about reading body language and sensing when the key moment will happen
From: Irish Times | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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I had d3100 nikon camera. I want to upgrade it. So pls suggest me b/w this two canon cam. 7d or 70 d. I want it for outdoor,wedding nd studio photography.
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: user31383 | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The Stanford University Libraries' Special Collections possess a vast trove of Kepes' publications, papers and images from which Stanford graduate student John Blakinger has drawn a striking small exhibition, The New Landscape: An enlarged print such...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Kenneth Baker | Friday, July 25, 2014
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This post is brought to you by New Balance. Make excellent happen. Editor’s note: This gallery was curated by urban explorer Pete Gyftakis. Urban exploration (also known as urbex) is the exploration of structures, usually abandoned buildings/ruins...
From: The Art of Manliness | By: A Manly Guest Contributor | Friday, July 25, 2014
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1. "A Very Long Engagement" (dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2004)For every soldier, there is a half-empty bed at home. This is the foundation of the lyrical French film "A Very Long Engagement," starring Audrey Tautou as a country girl whose fiancé has...
From: Indiewire | By: Emily Buder and Brandon Latham | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Choose your battles, name them one by one....
From: Dooce | By: dooce | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Chris Parypa Photography / Shutterstock.comVery skilled at tight formations. Piloted by the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels are zipping around over Seattle right now. The Stranger got an email from Blue Angels Public Affairs...
From: The Stranger | By: Trent Moorman | Monday, July 28, 2014
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LONDON — Principal photography has started on “The Incident,” a character-driven psychological drama, starring Ruta Gedmintas, who appears in FX’s new horror drama “The Strain.” Shooting will take place on location in Yorkshire, Northern...
From: Variety | By: Leo Barraclough | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The only three lenses you need for travel photography anywhere in the world are a fisheye lens, a 50mm, and a 135mm (or similar telephoto). You can agree and finish this article right here, or you can read on to see exactly why I would choose only these...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Phillip VanNostrand | Monday, July 28, 2014
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