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Artist Stole Photos for $15,000 Public Art Installation


Here’s a tip for the digital age: if you’re commissioned with $15,000 to create a public art installation in a large city, don’t steal photos from the Internet and pretend they’re your own. That’s the mistake one well-known artist in Canada recently made, sparking a good deal of controversy and ...

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Lytro Shuts Down Its Light Field Photo Sharing Website


It started full of hope and possibilities: In 2011, Lytro promised a camera that could change photography forever with its light-field technology, which allowed photographers to refocus after the shot. But having already announced a change in the company’s direction towards video rather than consumer still cameras, Lytro has now ...

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I Took These Photos in My Dining Room


Product photography is something that I’ve always been interested in, but never saw myself making a career out of. However… when I do get to take product photos, I do enjoy it quite a lot. I thought I’d make a quick post on some techniques I used to make these ...

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Freefly Movi is a Cinematic Gimbal for Your Smartphone


Freefly creates professional drone and gimbal solutions for the cinema industry, and today it released a specialized gimbal for smartphones: the Freefly Movi. “Movi’s incredible stabilization technology is the same found in our professional rigs,” says Freefly. “Freefly Gimbals are first-in-class stabilizers used in multimillion-dollar films.” “Movi was designed to ...

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You Can Donate Your Old Camera Gear to Help At-Risk Children


Sony is partnering with the Photo Start foundation to encourage people to donate used (and new) working cameras, lenses, and accessories to help at-risk children around the world. The project uses photography to teach and improve self-reliance, self-esteem, and self-confidence. The Photo Start foundation works in “distressed regions” where education and opportunities ...

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