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Amazon Announces Unlimited Photo Storage for Just $12 a Year

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Amazon has just dropped a huge bomb on the file storage industry by announcing two new unlimited cloud storage subscription plans. One lets you store all the files your heart desires for just $60 a year, and the second is one that may be a very attractive backup option for photographers: unlimited photo storage for just $12 a year.
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An Inspiring Review of Amazon’s Bestselling Tripod

The AmazonBasics 60-Inch Lightweight Tripod is a $24 tripod that’s the #1 bestseller over on Amazon. The #1 review on that tripod is the 8-minute video above, submitted by a man named Michael Trimble.

“As you can see I have no arms so I need a tripod that is lightweight but full on perks,” Trimble his writes. “This tripod is EVERYTHING I hoped for & then some!”
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Deal: Subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud’s Photo Plan and Get $30 on Amazon

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Here’s a nice deal for those of you planning to start a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud’s Photography Program for 2015: if you subscribe through Amazon instead of Adobe, you’ll get a free $30 to spend on Amazon.
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Deal Alert: Pelican Cases Are Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day with Price Cuts of 60%+

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If you’ve been eyeing a Pelican hard case for transporting your camera gear to and from photo shoots, today is your lucky day. Amazon is offering large discounts on Pelican camera cases for one day only (December 26th, 2014) as its Gold Box Deal of the Day. While supplies last, you can snag a highly reviewed case for between 59-65% off list price.
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Nat Geo Photog Says Amazon Won’t Stop Selling His Stolen Photograph

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Earlier this month, National Geographic photographer Tomas van Houtryve had one of his photographs selected by TIME magazine as one of the Top 10 Photos of 2014. It was a high honor, but also one that opened an unexpected Pandora’s Box for Van Houtryve: his photos began appearing on third-party products on Amazon without his permission.

And that’s not all: Van Houtryve says Amazon isn’t responding to his requests to have the products completely taken down.
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Fine Art Photo Too Pricey on Amazon? You Can Now Name Your Own Price

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Back in August 2013, Amazon unveiled a new fine art marketplace featuring tens of thousands of artworks — including thousands of photos — from various dealers and art galleries. If the prices in the shop are too rich for your blood, get this: you can now name your own price for some of the works.
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Amazon Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Photo Storage at No Additional Cost

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Amazon Prime has long been a go-to service for streamers and shoppers alike. But today, the service has become a great deal more enticing to photographers with the announcement of Amazon Prime Photos: a cloud-based service that will allow you to store unlimited photographs on Amazon’s massive cloud platform without having to pay a cent on top of your regular Prime membership. Read more…

Amazon Will Soon Open Its First Brick and Mortar Location in New York City

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Amazon will reportedly be opening up its first brick-and-mortar location at a location in New York City in time for this holiday season, expanding from the online-only business it currently does through its website.
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Canon 7D Officially Marked ‘Discontinued’ on Amazon

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There are plenty of reliable rumors from trusted sources claiming that the 7D Mark II (if that’s even what it’ll be called) will finally be arriving sometime in early September, but those rumors are now being bolstered by another piece of news. Read more…

Cartier-Bresson’s ‘The Decisive Moment’ is Back in Print 60 Years After the First Run

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Henri Cartier-Bresson is a name forever engraved on the face of photographic history. Known for his humanist approach to photography and the world around him, the so-called father of street photography defined his photojournalistic style with each snap of the shutter.

And while his individual photographs are something to marvel at in their own right, one of the greatest contributions he ever gave the world was a book called The Decisive Moment, which you can now once more own without spending $500+ dollars. Read more…