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Camera Mounted to Booze Bottle Captures Unique Perspective of Wedding Guests

Well… this is different. In an attempt to capture a unique perspective on his friends’ wedding, one guest decided to duct tape a camera to a bottle of Fireball whisky and walk around the rest of the attendees to take pulls.

What resulted was the kind of “how has nobody else ever thought of this!?” Fireball Cam perspective that will probably become a ‘thing’ at many a wedding over the next couple of months at least. Might not be a bad idea to add this to your service offerings if you’re a wedding photographer…

Here’s a Look at How Much Post-Processing Goes Into a L’Oréal Beauty Commercial

People can get really upset when you start using the P word. Magazine covers, professional portraits and even Instagram posts have been accused of using Photoshop. But nobody bats an eye when a beauty commercial comes on TV.

Photos are manipulated, video, unless there’s CGI involved, is immune from such falsehoods right? Not really. As the time-lapse screen video above by Color Me Up! senior colorist Andreas Brueckl shows, those commercials get quite a bit of help in the software department as well. Read more…

external Top 10 Most Expensive Digital Cameras to Snap Shots With —Insider Monkey

For most, buying a camera means coupling great performance with a killer deal. But what if, for just a moment, you entertained the idea of deep pockets and glitz over practicality? Here’s a list of glam gadgets made for you.

 
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This Diptych Timelapse Points Out Some Similarities Between Paris and NYC

Freelance filmmaker Franck Matellini recently created a clever time-lapse that shows the similarities that defy the 3,363 miles separating Paris and New York City. Using diptych video and brilliant editing, Matellini ties the two towns together using the objects and architecture that define both destinations.

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10 of the Most Collectable Photo Books of All Time

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Online book marketplace AbeBooks — probably the first link you’ll see if you try to search for a rare, signed or early edition of your favorite novel or photo book — has a list of the 10 most collectable photography books of all time. You can probably guess two or three of them, but do you think you know them all? Read more…

external How To Continue Using Capture NX2 With Unsupported Nikon Cameras —Nikon Rumors

The problem with new, updated software packages is being left in the dust when they no longer support your aging gear. Nikon’s new Capture NX-D software will not support older cameras like the D810 but you can follow these steps to continue using the tools.

 
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This Picture Shows You Each of the Four Seasons Depending on What Angle You View it From

Sometimes it’s the simple things that are the most fascinating. That’s definitely the case with the neat lenticular print you can see above, which changes seasons as if by magic as you walk around it.

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OK Go’s New Music Video Will Blow Your Mind with Its Fancy Drone Camerawork

OK Go is known for its creative music videos that often feature single takes and innovative camera techniques, and the band’s latest video continues that trend in an impressive way.

Released today, the “I Won’t Let You Down” music video has already amassed hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube. Give it a watch above and you’ll quickly see why.
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This Camera-Equipped Quadcopter is Small Enough to Fit In Your Pocket

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If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on a camera-capable drone but lack the funds and willpower to lug the device around are stopping you, an upcoming product from AeriCam might be a great fit.

It’s called the Anura and is a pocket-sized drone that folds up to the size of a couple of iPhone 6s stacked on top of each other.

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external Finding Visible Hope Amid Ebola’s Invisible Danger —NYTimes | LENS

It’s very easy to look at this story on the basis of numbers and how it’s spreading to Western countries and the hysteria that goes with that but on the ground it’s a very different story.

Even if it is extremely dangerous, which it is, you can manage yourself, manage your safety and manage your stress. And if you do succeed in sharing these human stories it’s really valuable.

I’ve never been in a place where I’ve seen so much humanity and so much courage and hope.

 
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