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miggo is the World’s First Camera Strap That Doubles as a Padded Case

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miggo is an innovative new camera accessory that can serve two purposes. It can be used as a padded strap, but when you’re done shooting, the strap can be transformed into a protective case for your precious camera.
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30% of Film Shooters Are Younger Than 35, Says Ilford

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Last month we shared a news segment that explored the renaissance that appears to be happening in the world of analog photography. Now a new poll is backing that idea up with statistics.

Nearly a third of film photographers are younger than 35 years of age, and “support for traditional film is growing,” says Ilford Photo. The company, best known for its analog photo products, reported these findings after doing an international survey of film users.
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Rooftopping Photographer Tom Ryaboi Arrested on a Roof in Toronto

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Three photographers, including rooftopping pioneer Tom Ryaboi, were arrested this past Monday after allegedly breaking into the rooftop observation deck of a downtown building in order to take pictures.
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Pilot Selfies Likely Caused Deadly Plane Crash, NTSB Investigation Concludes

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On May 31st, 2014, a small Cessna plane crashed in a field a few miles away from Denver, killing its pilot and passenger. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just published a report with findings from its investigation, concluding that the crash was most likely caused by the pilot becoming disoriented while taking selfies of himself.
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It Looks Like Someone’s Solargraphy Camera Just Got Blown Up by an Atlanta Bomb Squad

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If you’re looking to do a solargraphy project by leaving a pinhole camera in a place for months, a bridge above a busy freeway is not a smart location choice.

Someone doing this caused a bomb scare in Virginia back in 2013, and it looks like the exact same thing caused a ridiculously huge commotion in Atlanta, Georgia this morning. A busy freeway was shut down in both directions, and a bomb squad was called out to detonate the device.
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kraftwerk: A Portable Power Plant That Can Charge Your Camera with Standard Gas

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Want a portable generator for recharging your devices that you can literally fill up in just seconds? It’ll soon be available… but you’ll need to be comfortable carrying a gas-powered power plant around in your bag.

The kraftwerk is the world’s first fuel cell power generator that’s operated on standard gas. It takes just 3 seconds to refill.
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Volunteer Photographer Has Baby Shots for Grieving Parents Stolen with Camera Bag

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A North Carolina-based photographer had her camera bag stolen this past weekend. In addition to losing over $5,000 worth of camera gear, what was more devastating was the loss of photos she had taken for parents who lost their newborn baby shortly after he was born.
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Studio Binder Lets Photographers Send and Track Call Times with Ease

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Studio Binder is a new service that’s designed to help photographers and filmmakers send and track call times with their cast and crew. The service is designed to take the pain out of making sure everyone shows up at the right time and in the right place for a shoot.
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Photographers Complain About Yellow Car Found in Picturesque English Village

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Bibury is a Cotswolds village in England that’s famous for its picturesque stone cottages that are the subject of many a photographer’s photos. Lately, however, photographers are complaining about their photos being ruined by an “ugly, yellow car” that’s often parked in the area — a car owned by one of the residents.
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Photo Walk Broken Up by Police After Being Mistaken for a Rave

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A giant photo walk in Los Angeles was broken up this past week by the Los Angeles Police Department after authorities mistook it for a rave.
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