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‘No Likes Yet’ Lets You Browse Through Instagram Photos That Have Gotten No Love

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There’s a new website that aims to rid the world of ‘un-liked’ Instagram photos. It’s called No Likes Yet and although its name may sound slightly condescending, the goal of the website is anything but.
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external Canon Field of View Comparator Tool —Canon Learning Center

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This simple tool helps you get a better grasp on how different focal lengths will render a scene. Choose two cameras, and then adjust the focal length as desired.

 
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Sigma Launches 18-300mm “All-in-One” Zoom, Two 150-600mm Lenses, and Two Teleconverters

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Sigma has announced a new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens, an “all-in-one” lens that’s designed for photographers who hate switching lenses but want to cover all their bases when it comes to focal lengths.
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High School Senior Petitions to Have Studio Portrait with Cat and Lasers as His Yearbook Photo

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More often than not, when we look back at old yearbook photos, we cringe at the outfits we wore, the poses we’re in and even the hairstyle that adorned our dome. That likely won’t be the case for 16-year-old Draven Rodriguez, whose trying to achieve the… purrfect yearbook portrait.
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This Spaceship Selfie Was Taken 250 Million Miles from Earth and Features a Comet Photobomb

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Here’s an amazing “selfie” photograph that’s literally out of this world. It was captured a couple of days ago by the Rosetta mission, which is studying a comet over 250 million miles away from Earth on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA).
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external Minor White, Who Lived A Life In Photographs, Saw Images As Mirrors —NPR

NPR looks into the life and work of photographer Minor White.

 
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Nikon Unveils a Wide and Fast 20mm f/1.8 Prime Lens and a SB-500 Speedlight

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Alongside its new D750 full frame DSLR, Nikon has also announced a new 20mm f/1.8 prime lens and a SB-500 Speedlight.
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Nikon D750 Officially Announced: A 24MP Full Frame DSLR Designed for Photo Enthusiasts

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Nikon this morning officially announced the D750, a 24-megapixel full frame DSLR geared towards photography enthusiasts. It will be a middle-tier full-frame model that’s offered between the cheaper D610 and the more expensive D810.
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The iPhone 6 Wallpaper’s Photographer Didn’t Find Out About the Use Until the Phone’s Unveiling

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When the iPhone 6 was announced this week, there was one person who received a bigger surprise than most: Espen Haagensen, the photographer behind the phone’s default wallpaper photograph.

Here’s why: Haagensen didn’t know his photo had been selected for this use until the rest of the world saw the photo during the phone’s official announcement.
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external Vietnam’s Photographic History, Told By The Winners —NYTimes

“Usually, history is written by people who won the wars, but it was written by the losers in Vietnam,” Mr. Chauvel said. “This is the first time that the North Vietnamese photographers are writing the story. It’s about time.”

 
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