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NatGeo Photographers List the Strange and Horrifying Things that Have Happened to Them On Assignment

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The Photo Society, a website run by a collection of National Geographic photographers, took the time a while back to put together a wonderful little tribute to photographer Wes Skiles, who passed away doing the work that he loved.

In tribute, the photographers compiled a ‘Reality Check’ list of all the crazy, strange and sometimes horrifying things that have happened to them on the job. Read more…

GIF YouTube Easily Converts YouTube Clips to Your Favorite Animated Format

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GIF YouTube is the YouTube-to-GIF converter we’ve all been waiting for… well, GIF lovers at any rate. It uses the ‘do one thing well’ mentality to very easily and effectively turn any YouTube video into an animated GIF of your choosing. Read more…

Meta Mugshot: 19-Year-Old Poses for Mugshot Wearing Shirt Featuring His Last Mugshot

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Nothing like a good T-Shirt to spruce up a mugshot right? Well, maybe not, but in the case of 19-year-old Robert Burt of Pittsfield, Maine the shirt definitely did add something to what would otherwise be your standard booking shot.

That’s because the T-Shirt, you’ll notice if you look closely, features Burt’s previous mugshot from the selfsame Somerset County Jail. Read more…

This is What Happens When You Challenge a Photographer to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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If you’ve been on any form of social media recently, you’ve no doubt heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Chances are actually pretty good that you’ve been challenged to do it yourself, and while most people document their challenge in video form, photographer Adrian Murray decided to document his by capturing a burst of 10 photographs that show every cringe-worthy, ‘refreshing’ moment. Read more…

‘Selfie Stick’ Takes Rooftopping Self-Portraits to the Next Level of Crazy

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Now there’s a selfie you don’t see every day. Rooftopping photographers Andrew Tso and Daniel Lau recently climbed to the very top of The Center, the fifth tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong. While at the top, Lau pulled out his “selfie stick” (AKA a retractable handheld monopod) and captured the crazy shot above.
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ISS Astronaut Snaps 3-Second Exposure to Show How ‘Crazy’ the Atmosphere Really Is

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It’s one thing to visualize different layers of gasses in the Earth’s atmosphere and see drawings and models in a book or online… it’s another thing entirely to capture it on camera. But of course, that’s one of the perks of being an astronaut on the International Space Station, you get to do a whole lot of things that are “another thing entirely.”

The photograph above was taken by astronaut Reid Wiseman and uploaded to his Twitter feed early this morning. It’s a 3-second exposure, and we know this because he captioned the photo “3 second shutter exposure at night shows how crazy our #atmosphere really is.” Read more…

Guy Proposes to Five Princesses at Disney World for a Set of Fun, Memorable Photos

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Sick of the standard Disney World pics? Blaine Gibson of Austin-based production studio Rooster Teeth sure was… so he did something about it. During his recent trip to the park, he surprised no less than 5 of the Disney Princesses (and one surprise) there by dropping down on one knee and proffering a fake engagement ring from WalMart while one of his friends capture their reaction. Read more…

Photographer Makes Hip Hop Star Literally Hip Hop Around to Create Impressive Hyperlapse Music Video

Time-lapse and hyper-lapse photographer Patrick Cheung finished up his latest project a month ago after deciding to challenge himself to produce something even better than his earlier video, Motorized City. Read more…

Photographer Gets Access to Restricted Areas, Shoots Airplane Time-Lapse of Epic Proportions

When we finally build a warp drive (or, you know, whenever the aliens see fit to give us one), this time-lapse is what we imagine a warp-speed airport would look like in real-time. Planes blasting away to our outposts in Andromeda, leaving long streaks of light in their wake.

But until then, we’ll just have to be content with this beautiful time-lapse in which Milton Tan gives us an incredibly close look at the comings and goings at Singapore Changi Airport… like restricted area close. Read more…

Marmot Interrupts Glacier National Park GoPro Time-Lapse in the Cutest Way Possible

What better way to start your day than with some cute-ness in the form of an adorable little marmot licking a GoPro. Normally reserved for more adventurous encounters, it looks like this little action cam is made for the adorable moments as much as the extreme.

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