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Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

f.lux Beta for Windows Can Auto-Disable for Photo Editing Software


If you use the popular software f.lux on Windows for automatically adjusting your monitor color temperature depending on time and location to reduce eye-strain and improve sleep, there’s some good news for you: there’s now a beta version that brings auto-disabling for photo editing programs like Photoshop and Lightroom. This ...

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Here’s How to Build a Portable Camera Obscura


“Camera obscura” refers to a device for viewing an image that makes use of the principles of pinhole imagery, and is usually made with a box of sorts. It’s this that was eventually turned into the first pinhole camera – and now you can make your own! In the above video 11-minute video ...

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This is the Bizarre World of ‘Dark Stock Photos’


There’s a new Twitter account called “Dark Stock Photos” that has been amassing a huge following over the past month. It’s an ever-growing collection of “f***ed up stock photography”: images designed to be sad and somber that are often simply bizarre. “In attempting to illustrate some of the darkest moments ...

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Nikon Recalls Popular EN-EL15 Battery Over Safety Concerns


Nikon has issued updated [see update below] a recall of its widely used EN-EL15 digital camera battery. The company says the batteries can short circuit, leading to overheating and a deformation of the casing. Samsung took a huge blow to its image in 2016 when it was discovered that the ...

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The Citograph 35 is a 35mm Pancake Lens That’s Always in Focus


C.P. Goerz has unveiled a new lens called the Citograph 35. It’s a 35mm f/8 lens that promises to “always be in focus”. Cito means spontaneous in Latin, and that’s where the name is derived from. The German start-up behind the Kickstarter campaign wants to bring spontaneity back to photography and Instagram ...

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