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Photo of ‘Crying Girl on the Border’ Wins World Press Photo 2019


Getty Images photographer John Moore has won the prestigious World Press Photo Contest for 2019 for his photo titled “Crying Girl on the Border.” The photo was selected from among 78,801 submitted by 4,738 photographers. Captured on June 12th, 2018, the photo shows 2-year-old Honduran toddler Yanela Sanchez crying as ...

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The Winning Photos of the 2019 Wet Plate Competition


Modern Collodion has just announced the winners of the 2019 Wet Plate Competition, the second annual contest for wet plate collodion photographers around the world after launching last year. This year, over 220 photos were submitted by 90 photographers based in 19 different countries. The judges, Michael Godek, Giles Clement, ...

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This Robot Photographer Just Shot Her First Wedding


Robot photographers may be coming soon to a wedding near you. An AI-powered photography robot named Eva just shot her first wedding over in the UK. Bride magazine reports that Eva was hired by a couple named Gary and Megan for their April 7th wedding at the Wroxall Abbey Estate ...

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Recreating the First Color Photo Ever Made


In the “Olden Days,” professional science was still in its infancy. People who trained in science and practiced science were using every ounce of creativity and imagination at their disposal to discover the nature of the world. They were scrappy and inventive. In this article, I will outline a modern ...

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How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole


The first-ever picture of a black hole was unveiled yesterday, generating a huge amount of interest and excitement across the world. But how exactly was this picture captured? Well, it definitely wasn’t as simple as “pointing and clicking” a giant camera. One of the researchers who has become a poster ...

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