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SMWH.RE Uses Instagram Photos of Beautiful Locations to Inspire Your Next Photo Excursion

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SMWH.RE is an Instagram-based web app designed for those experiencing a slight bout of wanderlust. The well-designed app is simple: it brings the gorgeous landscape photography you see online into the realm of possible vacation destinations by displaying photos alongside their accompanying geographical location and a short description. Read more…

The Lens Flipper: A Super Simple Mount Accessory that Lets You Swap Lenses in a Flash

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Photokina isn’t just a place for major camera brands with big lens and body announcements, a lot of smaller companies use the trade show to gain some traction for their sometimes-weird, sometimes-ingenious camera accessories as well.

Fortunately for us, the Lens Flipper by Go Wing — a double sided mount accessory that makes carrying and swapping lenses super quick and easy — fits into the latter category. Read more…

external Meet The New EyeEm Camera For iOS —EyeEm Blog

imageedit_8_7328355878EyeEm has released some new upgrades to their iOS camera app that aims to optimize the iPhone/iPad camera app and Camera Roll to improve on your take, pick, edit, share workflow. The update can be found in the iTunes store here.

 
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5 Reasons Why I’m F***ing Done With Rooftopping

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So it has been an amazing run. I owe a lot to my ‘rooftopping’ adventures. I’ve sold prints, had gallery shows, been on TV, in magazines, on the front page of the Toronto Star, and most importantly the rest of my work got more attention as a by-product of it. People really seemed interested – they liked these types of images and the attention was nice. It is hard to turn away the likes and faves. It was addicting to an insecure photographer just starting a new career in photography. Rooftopping was my security blanket. Read more…

10 Wedding Photos by Australia’s Best Professional Photographer

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As of this last Monday, photographer James Simmons can officially call himself Australia’s best professional photographer. A wedding photographer by trade, he’s joined distinguished ranks as this year’s Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year and earned himself some viral fame in the process. Read more…

external Infographic Shows How To Remove Embarrassing Photos From Social Media —Lifehacker

If you should ever find yourself in a such a situation, web hosting search tool WhoIsHostingThis? has published an infographic on how to completely remove photos you don’t want shared from Facebook, Google, Instagram, and Twitter.

 
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These Beers Display the Pantone Color of the Brew on the Can Itself

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Spanish creative agency Txaber has taken the art of craft beer brewing to its hipster epitome by using the Pantone Color Matching System to match the packaging of the beer with the equivalent Pantone Color. Read more…

Confirmed: Ricoh Working on Full-Frame Pentax DSLR, Debuted Two FF Lenses at Photokina

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Details on the matter are scarce, but Ricoh’s European Product Manager Laurence Bouly has officially confirmed in an interview that Pentax is hard at work developing a full-frame DSLR, even going so far as to pull the curtains off two FF lenses at Photokina.

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external The Basics Of Camera Aperture, And How To Use It For Better Photos —Lifehacker

 
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Spellbinding Macro Photos of Fish and Reptile Eyes… and an Owlet

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Photographer Suren Manvelyan is back with more of the types of images that he’s made his name capturing. Namely: intense macro photographs of the strange shapes and landscapes found in animals’ eyes.

In 2011 we shared part one, in 2013 part two, and now we get to share part three: a fishy exploration into the eyes of animals that spend much or all of their time underwater… and an owlet. Read more…