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BAQPA Aggregates Backpack Recommendations From 10K+ Sources

To help buyers navigate the messy backpack landscape, a group of Reddit users has built a service called BAQPA that collects backpack recommendations from across the internet, filters and aggregates them, and then presents summarized results in a short and easy-to-read form with an overall rating.

Bag Brand Accused of Scamming Product Photographers

A "vintage" bag company is being accused of scamming would-be product photographers. Vintage Bags Global apparently offered one photographer $1,250 to take five photos of a bag and the only requirement was that he pay $14 in shipping, something he points to as a "red flag."

If You Use a WD My Book Live Hard Drive, Unplug It Immediately

Western Digital, most well known for making many types of popular hard drives including the My Book line external devices, is advising users to disconnect any My Book Live storage devices from the internet as soon as possible and until further notice to prevent files from being deleted.

Reddit Has Finally Added Support for Photo Galleries

15 years after its inception, Reddit has finally, mercifully added the ability to create and post interactive photo galleries. No longer will you need to rely on Imgur or another service if you need to post more than one image at a time

Reddit is Asking to Use Photos in Ads for Free Without Credit

It's no secret that Reddit makes huge amounts of ad revenue off content that's often posted without the copyright owners' permission. But did you know the company is also asking photographers to use their photos for commercial purposes without any payment... or even credit?

Wedding Photographer Loses Photos in a Fire, Only Offers 90% Refund

If you lost all of your client's wedding photos in a house fire, would you give them a full refund? This question has been spreading across the Internet the past few days after a couple complained that their wedding photog only offered them a 90% refund after his house burned down, because of the time he already invested.

How My Photo Went from Reddit to the Walls of NASA

About 4 months ago, I posted a photo of my 7-hexagon canvas cluster to Reddit's r/space (on a Sunday, the only day you're allowed to post your own astro photos to the sub). The title of the post was: "I'm a photographer and print-maker and my passion is the night sky. I made this 7-hexagon canvas cluster in honor of the forthcoming James Webb Telescope. The photo is of the Milky Way over WEBBer Lake, CA."

‘Eric Cartman’ Lens Flare Photo Becomes an All-Time Top Reddit Post

From the "weird but also kind of fun" department comes one of the strangest and now most popular photos ever shared on Reddit. No, it's not some epic landscape or a mind-blowing wildlife photo... it's a shot of the London skyline with a lens flare that looks exactly like the South Park character Eric Cartman.

What Famous People Look Like When 50 Portraits of Them Are Averaged

What do you get when you combine 50 portraits of the same famous face and averaged the result? Reddit user Dwainosaur dared to not only ask the question but to pursue it. He gathered up a large collection of photos and wrote a script for averaging the results. Subjects include Brad Pitt, Jack Black, Billy Murray, and Barack Obama. Infamous faces include Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin.