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7 Cool products in under 7 minutes from The Photography Show

The Photography Show is the UK’s biggest annual show. Held each year at the Birmingham NEC, it attracts all of the well-known brands, and a few newer ones. And while the main focus of shows now for me are the people I get to see and hang out with, you can’t ignore the gear. Show More Summary

How to turn your Mavic Pro into a handheld gimbal camera

As far as wacky ideas go, this one actually seems pretty useful. Using a drone with a gimbal stabilised camera as a handheld rig isn’t a big secret. I know a few people who’ve done it, and I’ve tried it myself a couple of times, too....Show More Summary

Blues Brother: 1962

From circa 1962 Chicago comes this uncaptioned shot of a tot in a cop car, caught in the literal glare of publicity. Hopefully the past fifty-odd years have made things all better. 4x5 acetate negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

A Clean Sweep: 1907

October 1907. "Marble Collegiate Church, Fifth Avenue, New York." Just a few minutes before this view was recorded, on what was evidently a busy corner for the Department of Sanitation. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

The Incredible Elongated Head Culture of the Mangbetu People

Mangbetu people live in Central Africa, in northeastern Congo. The name Mangbetu refers, strictly speaking, only to the aristocracy, which in the 19th century established a number of powerful kingdoms; in looser usage it denotes theShow More Summary

Uiler Costa

1 hour agoArts / Photography : Shotkit

I’m Uiler Costa, a professional photographer based in Salvador, Brazil. Since first raising my eye to a camera, I’ve been dedicated to capturing vibrant...

What Does Your Bow Say About Your Beau? 1940s Hairstyles Revealed About A Girl’s Love Life

Have you ever wondered what your hairstyle reveals about you? Of course you can’t make any determinations about a person based on hairstyle alone, but it is true that first impression plays a huge role in how we perceive a person. According...Show More Summary

Kicking in the Head: How American Football Helmet Was Tested in 1932

Filmed in 1932, this very funny clip shows a man testing his American Football helmet invention - he thinks it will prevent fatalities and injuries. He gets some men to kick him in the head and whack him on the head with a baseball bat before he runs head first in to a wall...WARNING: Do not try this at home. Show More Summary

29 Fascinating Color Photos of British Women during World War II

“The wars were a catalyst for women to work in more roles,” says Jenny Dibden, a director in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. “Now, there’s a much stronger sense that women working within the civil service is normal and natural. Show More Summary

Southworth & Hawes: The First Great American Masters of Photography

Albert Sands Southworth (1811-1894) and Josiah Johnson Hawes (1808-1901) operated a daguerreotype studio together in Boston, MA. They are considered the finest American portrait photographers of the nineteenth century. They were in partnership for approximately twenty years beginning in 1843 with commercial portraiture as their primary focus. Show More Summary

Rest Stop: 1904

Circa 1904. "Track straightening near Coal City, Illinois." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Remembering What a Buck Could Buy in the 1950s and 1960s

A dollar really went far in the 1950s and 1960s — much farther than it does today. Before you get too nostalgic, remember that the average home was worth $7,354, a new Volkswagen Beetle could be yours for $1,280, and tuition at the University...Show More Summary

The Glory Days of Train Travel: Inside the Pullman Train Cars, the Epitome of Luxury Palace Cars and Superliners from the Late 19th Century

The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States. Its workers initially...Show More Summary

This triple lens holder hangs from your waist so that you “Never miss a shot”

You do see some strange things popping up on Kickstarter. This one doesn’t launch for another 17 days or so, but I think it definitely qualifies as a little strange. It’s the TriLens Holder from a company called Frii. On first glance, it might seem quite useful. Show More Summary

Space Photos of the Week: Galaxies That Pass Gas Together, Stay Together

Bursts of energy from a black hole, lava on Mars, and Jupiter's cloud tops. The post Space Photos of the Week: Galaxies That Pass Gas Together, Stay Together appeared first on WIRED.

Holiday Inn: 1960

Columbus, Georgia, circa 1960. "Holiday Inn." In the Garden Spot of the South. 4x5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.

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