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Instagram Rabbit Hole: Weird Kids and Buzzing Bees

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This week, WIRED's director of photography Anna Goldwater Alexander discovers the best Instagram has to offer. The post Instagram Rabbit Hole: Weird Kids and Buzzing Bees appeared first on WIRED.

22 Photographs That Captured the Punk and New Wave Scene in the Early 1980s

Ilse Ruppert is a freelance photographer since 1978. She lived between Paris and Los Angeles, and now she is based in Berlin. In the early 80's she portrayed the punk and new wave scene in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris, London and New YorkShow More Summary

Orangutan photo snags Sony World Photo prize for DPR reader

We first became acquainted with Andrew Suryono's name when his 'Orangutan in the Rain' photo popped up as one of the top submissions to the Sony World Photography awards. As we later found out, he's a DPR regular and his photo eventually took first place in Sony's Indonesia National Award category. Find out the story behind the image. Read more

Epson introduces EcoTank printer range with two years of ink and low-cost refill bottles

That inkjet printer ink costs more than champagne is the frequent moan of anyone who has to replace their cartridges. Take heart though, as Epson has launched a range of printers called EcoTank that it claims will help users save 70% on home printing. Show More Summary

How To Build And Use A Huge Sturdy DIY Reflector For $8

If you are reading the blog for a while, you know that we are big fans of using reflectors. They are easy to use, provide great light on location and do not require any electricity (they are not very wind resistant, but that is another story. JP Morgan and The Slanted Lens discovered a great [...]Show More Summary

Women rehearsing for the Equal Rights Pageant at the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, 1848

Women rehearsing for the Equal Rights Pageant produced by the National Woman's Party at the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs. Sept. 23, 1848.

Oak Lawn's Desolation after the Tornado Outbreak in 1967 through Color Vintage Pictures

The 1967 Oak Lawn tornado outbreak was a destructive tornado outbreak and severe weather event that occurred on April 21, 1967, across the Upper Midwestern United States, in particular the Chicago area including the towns of Belvidere and Oak Lawn, Illinois. Show More Summary

UrbEx Photographer Tim Knifton Explores Chernobyl’s Eerie Ruins

If you love UrbEx photography it’s not unlikely that you have a running list of must-visit abandoned places. For photographer Tim Knifton a long-time must photograph spot was the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Pripyat, Ukraine. The entire town was evacuated in 1986 after an nuclear disaster occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear rector. Show More Summary

The Future of Storage: Portable, Durable Solid-State Drives

Sponsored by SanDisk CLIFF MAUTNER, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER Photographer Cliff Mautner shoots over 50 weddings per year. It’s high-stress, demanding work that means he’s always on the run. One weekend, he’s hopping a plane to San Francisco to shoot a wedding in a Federal-Bank-turned-wedding-hall. Show More Summary

Shooting to Layout: A Point of Purchase Display

One of the most difficult parts of commercial photography is shooting to layout. A designer or art director has an approved layout, and your shot must work within the elements on the page. We see it a lot in catalog, advertising, collateral, and web oriented assignments. Show More Summary

Landscape Photography from the Side of the Road

2-for-1 special As part of Landscape Photography Week here on dPS, we’re offering TWO for the price of ONE on our best-selling Living & Loving Landscape Photography ebooks! Click here to take advantage of this offer. For most peopleShow More Summary

New Gear: The Ricoh Theta S 360-Degree Camera Is Ready for Virtual Reality

With the failure of 3D cameras so fresh in our minds, it’s kind of easy to disregard 360-degree cameras as a similar novelty. But, I’ve had the chance to check out a few immersive cameras lately, and I really do think that the proliferation of virtual reality is going to make this a very sticky technology. Show More Summary

Polaroid Snap instant digital camera prints 2x3" photos

This year's IFA show in Berlin saw the introduction of the Polaroid Snap instant digital camera. It features a 10 megapixel sensor and integrated ZINK Zero Ink printer that produces 2 x 3 inch adhesive-backed color photos using heat-activated dye crystals and a polymer overcoat rather than ink. Read more

Houston Teen Dies While Taking Selfies with a Gun

Many people seem to leave common sense behind when it comes to taking photos, especially selfies, as if they’re somehow safe if what they’re doing is for a photo. Sadly, the selfie craze claimed another victim on Tuesday as a gun held by 19-year-old Deleon Alonso Smith accidently went off. Smith’s cousin, who was in [...]Show More Summary

Migrant crisis in Europe

Record number of migrants, most of them refugees fleeing war and crisis in the Mideast and Africa are seeking asylum in Europe. The countries are grappling with what to do with the unprecedented numbers as the crisis escalates and measures are implemented to control the masses. Show More Summary

50 Powerful Black-and-White Photographs of Life in Post-World War II Paris

Willy Ronis (1910 – 2009) was a French photographer, who crafted powerful black-and-white images in which he captured the rich texture of everyday working-class life in post-World War II Paris. See more »

Newport News: 1905

1905. "Washington Avenue, Newport News, Virginia." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

5 Ways To Get Creative With Seamless Background Paper

I am a portrait and fashion photographer and the large percentage of my work is done in my studio. I love my studio, but space is limited and to achieve a good variety within my images, seamless paper rolls provide a cheap and convenient source for backgrounds. Problem is, it all gets a bit boring when [...]Show More Summary

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