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external 15 Inspiring Photographer Interviews To Make You Hungry For Shooting —Photodoto

Take a minute to check out this compilation of interviews featuring some of the industry’s highly revered photographers. Each photographer spends a moment to share about his roots and what it takes to be among the greatest.

 
Aug 21, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

Rumor: Leica to Announce Digital Rangefinder Without an LCD Screen at Photokina

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How’s this for a strange rumor? According to the folks over at Leica Rumors, several sources have been tipping them off to the existence of a Leica digital rangefinder without an LCD — a limited edition camera that will supposedly arrive at Photokina. Read more…

These Groomsman Photos Are What You Get When You Go Crazy with Photoshop and Imagination

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Photoshopped fantasy wedding photos have gotten quite trendy over the past couple of years, and often involve the wedding party running away from large and scary things (e.g. dinosaurs and AT-ATs). Louisville, Kentucky-based wedding photographer Shane Elliott recently took the concept to the next level with a set of wacky groomsman photos.
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external Identify What You Are Shy About To Build Your Personal Brand —Lifehacker

By clarifying what you are shy about, there are strategies you can employ. The good news is that you can use platforms such as social media, blogs and forums to avoid interactions that make you feel uncomfortable, all the while achieving your goals and building your personal brand. For example, if you are shy about your appearance, you wouldn’t want to start with selfies or a video blog. You might rather focus on writing and curating content.

 
Aug 20, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

If You Try to Publish a Picture of this Statue in Denmark, You’d Better be Ready to Pay Up

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One of Denmark’s most photographed attractions, a Little Mermaid statue, comes with a strange caveat: it can’t be photographed. Or rather, a photograph of it can’t be used in a publication of any sort, even for journalistic purposes, without a big fat invoice finding its way to your door. Read more…

Kuddle: Instagram for Kids that Discourages Bullying and Teaches ‘Netiquette’

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Kuddle isn’t your typical photo sharing app. Designed for children, this “Instagram for kids” doesn’t just offer a safe environment where the youngins can share photos and become future cappuccino photographers, it actually teaches them about proper online behavior, or ‘netiquette’, at the same time. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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external Chris Ozer: From Instagram Enthusiast To Successful Pro Photog —Huffington Post

In an interview with Huff Post, photographer Chris Ozer talks about his early fascination with Instagram that led to his decisive career change from humdrum desk job to professional gigs with clients including Cole Haan, Evernote, Facebook, Nike and Samsung.

 
Aug 20, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

This Is What All The Metal Extracted from a Single Mine Looks Like as a Massive Sphere

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There are precious metals and gems all around us. But have you ever wondered just how much metal comes from the mines we dig to extract the ore from which the final product is made? Maybe not… but one photographer did, and he created the photo series For What It’s Worth to share his findings with you. Read more…

Hilarious Hipster Marketing Video Explains What it Takes to Be ‘Photographer of the Year!’

If you’re wondering how to be the best photographer in the world, look no further than Chris Bauer. He’s been deemed the “Male Photographer of the Year!” — likely by his mother — and he has some tips and inspiration for you

All joking aside though, this little 85 second video is a humorous parody of what it takes to be a hipster photographer in 2014. Give it a watch, be prepared for a few laughs and don’t take it too seriously. Or do. We suppose that last part’s up to you.

Male Photographer of the Year – Chris Bauer [YouTube]

external Using Facebook, Cameras, And Cash, Syrian Refugees Are Trying to Save Each Other —Pulitzer Center

A team of Syrian refugees have taken it upon themselves to fill in the gaps where international aid has faltered by taking advantage of social media; posting photos, case descriptions and needs of individuals on Facebook while receiving not a cent themselves.

 
Aug 20, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »