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A Photo Found on a Fuji X100S That Paid a Visit to the Fuji Repair Facility

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Photographer Lukas Funk recently sent his Fuji X100S to Fujifilm for repairs in Europe due to a minor issue. When he got the fixed camera back, the internal storage held this behind-the-scenes test photo captured by a technician.

In addition to a large number of Fuji-branded memory cards used for testing, we see a sheet of peel-off replacement faux-leather strips and some kind of applicator tool.

Gorgeous Drone Video of the Tallest Church Tower in the Netherlands Bursting Through a Sea of Fog

To get the perfect aerial drone shots of the Dom Tower of Utrecht, Dutch filmmakers Jelte Keur and Reinout van Schie had to wait a full 10 months for the perfect weather conditions to arrive. But once they did, the minute forty-five of footage they captured made it all worthwhile. Read more…

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How does a photographer drawn to intimate, personal moments capture 700 miles of elevated infrastructure for cars, trucks and trains in New York City?

“I didn’t want my photographs to just be of people crossing intersections,” said Krisanne Johnson.

But there was good news for Ms. Johnson, a Brooklyn-based photographer who was awarded the 2013 Design Trust for Public Space Photo Urbanism Fellowship. She discovered that these intersections were really all about people after all. It was just a matter of arriving at the right part of the tracks at the right time.

 
Nov 22, 2014 · Permalink · Comment

Yahoo! Acquires Photo App Maker Cooliris as It Continues to Focus on Improving Mobile

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Having a great mobile experience is key in a day and age when a huge chunk of the online experience is had on a smartphone screen, and Yahoo! is continuing its march towards a great mobile experience today by acquiring the photo app maker Cooliris. Read more…

NASA Releases Spectacular New Realistic Color Image of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

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Need a bit more awe and wonder in your life? Look no further than the newest image released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. A high-res reprocessed color view of Jupiter’s moon Europa as captured by the spacecraft Galileo in the late 1990s, the photo “shows the largest portion of the moon’s surface at the highest resolution.” Read more…

external Published Photographs Lead to Death Threats in Pakistan —TIME | LightBox

A photographer has received “a credible and direct threat” against her life after five years of images shot in Pakistan were published in the U.K.

 
Nov 22, 2014 · Permalink · Comment

Inside the Warrior: Striking Portraits that Reveal the Masculine Side of Yoga

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Thinking about your local Yoga studio doesn’t usually conjure up images of masculinity. Yoga mats, yoga pants, yoga in general is seen as a female-dominated, or sometimes even female-only, practice. But as photographer Amy Goalen‘s project Inside the Warrior goes to show, that is definitely not always the case. Read more…

Two Lands: A Beautiful Time-Lapse Trip to the Snowy Wilderness of Iceland and Greenland

With the exception of the opening shot, Joe Capra of Scientifantastic‘s beautiful time-lapse Two Lands stays pretty far away from the humanity. A trip into the snowy wilderness of Iceland and Greenland, the time-lapse treats you to some spectacular landscapes complete with enough Aurora to make your head explode with wanderlust. Read more…

external Danny Wilcox Frazier’s Ode to the American Heartland —Nat Geo | PROOF

Wanderlust and a keen sense of wanting to make a difference: practical prerequisites for anyone dedicating their lives to photojournalism. As soon as he had the chance, Danny Wilcox Frazier left his hometown of LeClaire, Iowa and headed to Kenya to live the life of an international photojournalist. But it was back in Iowa where he found his voice.

 
Nov 22, 2014 · Permalink · Comment

The Bob Ross of Bug Photography Returns with a Solid Overview of the Macro Workflow

Two years ago we dubbed photographer Thomas Shahan ‘the Bob Ross of bug photography.’ Today, we’re back with a video from the macro master in which he dives into his workflow in the field, dropping bits and pieces of useful knowledge as he goes through a daily shoot.

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