Posts Tagged ‘guns’

How Idiotic Instagram Selfies Earned a 19-Year-Old Criminal 142 Felony Counts

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This was NOT a good week for moronic criminals with access to Instagram. After posting a bunch of ill-advised selfies on the photo sharing site, a Florida teenager now finds himself behind bars and facing 142 felony counts thanks to his oversharing habit. Read more…

Hunting Show Host Under Fire for Posting Lion Trophy Photos to Facebook

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The host of a Minnesota-based hunting show recently found herself in hot water with animal lovers everywhere after she posted a photo of herself posing with a lion she had just killed to her Facebook. Read more…

Instagram Becoming Hot New Marketplace for Unrestricted Gun Sales

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From antique pistols to high-powered assault rifles, Instagram has emerged as the leading online marketplace for guns. And, even more troubling, it seems few of the sales violate the law or even Instagram policy. Read more…

Photo Series Offers a Point Blank View of Different Guns

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Here’s a photo series whose subject we hope nobody ever runs across in real life. Called Point Blank, photographers Peter Andrew, Simon Duffy and Derek Blais have put together a set of photographs that give you a down-the-barrel view of several well-known guns. Read more…

Harm Less: A Photo Series of Firearms Made Entirely out of Plants

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Here’s a great photo series by artist Sonia Rentsch that quite literally takes the “fire” out of firearms. Dubbed “Harm Less,” the series consists entirely of weaponry made out of only organic materials. Read more…

Pixels for Pistols Program in Canada Lets People Swap Guns for Cameras

Officials over in the Canadian city of Winnipeg want to reduce gun violence and the number of firearms floating around, so they’re turning to… photography? The police department has partnered up with camera store Henry’s Photo and camera company Panasonic for a program called “Pixels for Pistols”. Through the end of this month, anyone can trade in their gun for a digital camera.
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MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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The Gun and the Camera: A Historical Relationship

The link between the camera and gun is evident in a shared metaphor, but is historically closer than we might imagine.
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Canon Commandos vs. Nikon Terrorists

After the viral success of The Battle at F-Stop Ridge, making action videos in which camera equipment is used as weaponry has become quite popular. Here’s another crazy one that features Canon vs. Nikon:

A group of Canon commandos is sent out on a mission. Their objective: to save an innocent girl who has been taken hostage by Nikon terrorists. Who will ultimately win this battle?

The bar just keep getting set higher for these things…


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