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Bevy Collects All Your Family’s Photos In One Device That Can Be Enjoyed From Anywhere

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Family photographs used to be collected in things like photo albums and shoeboxes, but these days digital photographs are scattered across all kinds of devices and services. Bevy is a new device and service that wants to help you and your family cut through the clutter to organize and enjoy the photos you care about.
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‘Dudeoir’ Photography Trend Puts Men In the Frame for Seductive Shots

Boudoir photography, derived from the French word for “sulky,” traditionally involves a woman posing for a suggestive series of tasteful photos in various states of undress. Over the past few years, however, a new trend has emerged. Called “dudeoir” photography, these shots involve men jumping into the frame to pose for sexy shots.
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This is Why Photographers Should Stay Off the Track at a Horse Race

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During a horse race, the track itself probably isn’t the place you should be wandering in order to snap the perfect action shot. Even if racers do tend to stay toward the inside of the track, things don’t always go as expected. A photographer in Finland learned this lesson the hard way this past week.
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China Takes Winning Prestigious Photo Contests Very, Very Seriously

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China is a country that’s known to take the Olympics (the summer ones, at least) very seriously as the nation competes for a bigger presence on the world stage. Chinese gold medal winners become instant superstars and the role models for a generation of aspiring athletes.

It turns out photography is another field in which China is trying to become a world superpower, and its efforts are bearing fruit.
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This New Flat Lens Captures Perfect Colors Without Chromatic Aberration

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A team of researchers at Harvard are trying to revolutionize the world of optical lenses. Instead of traditional curved lenses that suffer from various optical flaws, they are working on a completely flat and ultra-thin lens that overcomes age-old problems and pushes optical quality to the limits of the laws of nature.
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Memory Card from Stolen Camera Returned After Photographer Makes Public Appeal

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Earlier this month, we reported that a North Carolina-based photographer Faith Massey had gotten her camera bag stolen from her car. Inside was a memory card that contained irreplaceable photos of the last moments of a baby’s life, which Massey captured through the charity organization Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.

There’s a happy update to the story: the memory card has been returned, and all the precious lost photos have been recovered.
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IFTTT Launches the Do Camera App for Shooting and Sharing Photos with ‘Recipes’

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The web service IFTTT (short for “If This Then That”) has launched a new camera app called Do Camera. It’s a simple little program that lets you personalize how your camera works and what happens to your photos after they’re snapped.
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Artist Creates 25 Life-Size Sculptures of Leica Cameras Out of Different Materials

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Artist Daniel Arsham has a new exhibition at the Leica Gallery Los Angeles that consists of 25 life-sized Leica camera replicas created out of various geological materials. The sculptures reimagine some of Leica’s most famous products as “relics of a time past.”
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Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Here’s a Look Back on 25 Years of Digital Photo Editing

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Today marks the 25 year anniversary of Adobe Photoshop being launched and changing the way we see the world. Here’s a look at how Photoshop started and how far it has come in the past two-and-a-half decades.
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Beyonce is the Latest Celebrity to Have Unretouched Portraits Leak and Cause a Hoopla

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Less than a week after an unretouched photo of Cindy Crawford leaked onto the Web, a set of untouched photos from an ad shoot featuring Beyonce has emerged as well. Just like with the Crawford photo, the new images are causing quite a discussion online about the role Photoshop has in creating perfection for advertisements.
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