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A portrait session that results in the death of the subject should be called a failure.

As reported by the Salt Lake Tribune, a group of photographers and onlookers experienced precisely that level of catastrophic botchery last week in Grand Teton National Park when crowding too close to a moose (not a good idea).

The moose, already agitated by the presence of a nearby bull moose, was scared by the approaching park-visitors and bolted before stumbling over a picnic table and landing on a fire grate. With its hoof caught in the grate, the half-ton animal collapsed and broke its leg so badly that park rangers were forced to put it down. Read more…

Intricately Detailed Concrete Recreations of Iconic Film Cameras

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Artist Alex Stanton has a thing for photography, but he doesn’t actually take any pictures. His obsession with photography is focused on the vintage gear so many of us adore; gear he’s decided to preserve in extreme detail using a mix of concrete, bronze, copper, brass, patina, rust, iron, epoxy. Read more…

external We Are What We Eat: In the Arctic, It’s All About Meat —National Geographic | PROOF

imageedit_31_4404465787In 2013, photographer Matthieu Paley set out on a 4 month, 6 country trek to find the ancestral ties to the food we eat. Beginning his trek through Eastern Greenland’s 3.5 hours of daylight, he discovers the pre-Westernized Arctic Sea bounty.

 
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Fuji X100T Reviewed at the #OccupyCentral Protest in Hong Kong

The recent #occupycentral pro-democratic election protests in Hong Kong have been all over the news the past few days, and so, when it came time to review the new Fuji X100T, DigitalRev TV decided to take to the protest site. Read more…

Sony Confirms ‘Perfume Bottle’ Camera Has Curved Sensor; Is a Curved Sensor RX1 in the Works?

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Sony’s KW1 perfume bottle-themed selfie camera was only interesting to us — as anything more than a novelty — for one unconfirmed reason: claims that it housed Sony’s first ever curved sensor. But, until yesterday, we had no idea whether or not this was true. Read more…

Curious Baby Owls Investigate a Camera Left Near Their Nest, Cuteness Ensues

Here’s a cute little video that shows what happened when As Goprod set up a camera next to the next of an owl family. After the mother flies away, the little baby owls come out to investigate the mysterious object that showed up out of nowhere.
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external Japanese Swordsman With A Camera —NYTimes | LENS

“My shooting method was once compared to an ancient sword trick in which one slashes his enemy at the same time as he removes the sword from his sheath,” Mr. Suda, 74, said in an interview translated by Miyako Yoshinaga, who has recently curated “Issei Suda: Life In Flower, 1971-1977.

 
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Netflix Looking to Pay Three Instagram Allstars to Travel To Movie Sets and Take Pictures

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If you’re confident in your Instagram photography, enjoy traveling and are looking to like your pockets with an extra $4,000, Netflix has a job opening just for you. The company, is looking to hire three “Grammasters” to take an all-expense-paid trip of a lifetime to different movie sets, take pictures of them, and get paid for doing it.

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The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t photos in the traditional sense of the word), it’s not yet oversaturated with phenomenal work.

Almost everywhere you turn you’ll find a great street photographer, or landscape photographer, or fine art photographer. But when you stumble across a master at creating cinemagraphs, he or she is one of only a handful. Julien Douvier is one such photographer.
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external Wisdom For My Children, Using Photography To Share Life Lessons —Huffington Post

imageedit_33_5968733638Father and photographer Brandon Kidwell uses double exposures to create beautifully haunting and ethereal images that illustrate sage adages such as this: “To find truth sometimes you have to reach into the darkness.” More of his work can be found here.

 
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