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Impending Flickr Redesign Said to Simplify and Unify the Flickr Experience

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The current look of Flickr as of posting this article

According to a report by Re/code, Yahoo! is getting ready to redesign Flickr yet again. Said to be coming “within the next few weeks,” the updates won’t be as dramatic as the last revamp, but it’s definitely going to bring some welcomed changes that focus on the smaller details.

The overarching goal this time, it seems, is to simplify and unifying the mobile and web browser Flickr experiences. Read more…

Google Significantly Reduces Google Drive Prices, Tempts You to Jump Into the Cloud

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Just as local, physical storage has since its inception, cloud storage and its accompanying infrastructures are becoming larger, more robust and cheaper as time goes on. Case in point: this past week, Google decided to bring down its Google Drive cloud storage solution pricing to insanely low prices, while increasing capacity at the same time. Read more…

external “Bing Gets ‘Image Match’ To Show You More Of The Same Photo” —PopPhoto

Microsoft’s search engine Bing has rolled out a new feature called Image Match, catching up to what Google rolled out two years ago with its Search By Image tool. As with the Google version, the Bing Image Match button pops up when you image search for a subject, and will show you results of the same image, but at multiple different sizes from around the web.

 
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Joey L Launches New Educational Website Packed with In-Depth BTS Tutorials

Online resources for learning about photography are anything but lacking. But every so often a new one comes around that changes things up a bit — usually because it’s created by a well-known, respected pro.

Last week we told you about Zack Arias’ new site DEDPXL, and this week we have yet another educational resource to share. Joey Lawrence (affectionately known as Joey L), one of my personal favorite photographers, has put out his own aptly titled resource: Learn From Joey L. Read more…

DEDPXL: A New Educational Photography Resource by Zack Arias

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Almost a year after Zack Arias first announced that he was working on an educational project called DEDPXL (pronounced dead pixel), the project has gone live on the web and is ready for you take a look at. Read more…

ShotKit Gives You a Peek at the Pros’ Gear AND the Photos They Shoot with It

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If the idea hadn’t been around for so long, we’d call ‘In My Bag’ type websites the flavor of the month. First there was InMyBag, which we shared with you at the beginning of last week, and now we have ShotKit, the latest ‘in my bag’ site turning heads online. Read more…

New Top Level Domains for Photographers, Grab Them While They Last

As was inevitable, the more common and generic top level domains (e.g. .com, .net, and even .co) are becoming scarce as more and more domains are registered each day.

Knowing this moment in time would come, ICANN, the authority in charge of managing domain names, has been putting out more and more top level domains in hopes of opening up more options for those looking to grab their own piece of the web — and photographers are benefiting more directly than most. Read more…

Will It Beard: Fun Photo Series of Random Household Items Stuck in a Man’s Beard

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Here’s something that’ll help you start off the week with a grin (or a grimace, if you harbor an aversion to beards). Will it Beard is a fun photo experiment of sorts created by art director Pierce Thiot and his photographer wife Stacy Thiot.

They wanted to determine what household items ‘will beard’ — meaning what random objects they could successfully pack into Mr. Thiot’s beard — and got a fun, viral photo series for their troubles. Read more…

InMyBag: A Website for Showing Off Your Gear and Exacerbating Your G.A.S.

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‘What’s in Your Bag’ posts are popular on major photography websites. National Geographic‘s PROOF blog even does a unique version where they focus on those things that have meaning, but aren’t necessarily gear.

But what about the rest of us? If you’re not expecting a call from Nat Geo asking you to reveal the contents of your camera bag any time soon, the website InMyBag gives you a chance to share that with the world and pique your gear envy at the same time. Read more…

How to get Big on Twitter: Ignore Copyright and Creative Credit

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At first, The Atlantic‘s profile of the duo behind the mega-popular @HistoryInPics Twitter feed reads like your standard “young geniuses find lucrative economic niche in this crazy new media world” piece. Read more…