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Olympic Photographer Robbed in Rio, $40K of Gear Stolen in 10 Seconds

The opening ceremony hasn't even kicked off yet, and olympic photographers are already having a hard time in Rio. Case in point: News Corp photographer Brett Costello recently had $40,000 worth of camera gear stolen... in broad daylight... in a crowded cafe... in 10 seconds flat.

Photographer Takes Epic Selfie with Christ the Redeemer Statue, GoPros His Climb to the Top

If you're going to take a selfie -- and we won't judge you if you do... even though others certainly will -- you should probably follow photographer Lee Thompson's lead and do it in an awesome way.

Thompson's recent selfies, which happen to be going viral, aren't duckface selfies that show off his new outfit, or mirror selfies that show waaaay too much skin (I'm looking at you Geraldo Rivera). No, Thompson's viral selfies were captured at the top of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Take a Gorgeous Time-Lapse Trip to Rio de Janeiro and Iguaz├║ Falls

Joe Capra of Scientifantastic is a Los Angeles-based time-lapse cinematographer, photographer and filmmaker who gets to travel around the world shooting beautiful footage of beautiful places. When you're done envying his job though, it's worth taking a look at some of what he's put together. Most recently, a gorgeous time-lapse tour of Rio de Janeiro and the Iguaz├╣ Falls.