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This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer’s Heart

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National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen was visiting the Baffin Islands in Canada this summer when he came across a heartbreaking sight: a starving polar bear on an iceless land. Nicklen captured this footage of the bear, which National Geographic just published: The video “shows the polar bear clinging to life, ...

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20 Top Photos from the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

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Need a laugh? The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has announced its finalists for 2017. The contest injects humor into the world of wildlife photography by searching for the funniest photos of animals captured around the world. In addition to providing smiles and laughs, the contest also aims to raise awareness ...

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Apple Selects Aurora HDR 2018 as the Best Mac App of 2017

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The popular photo editing software Aurora HDR just reached lofty new heights: Apple has selected Aurora HDR 2018 as the Best Mac App of the Year for 2017. Aurora HDR was originally announced back in November 2015 after the software company Macphun (soon to be called Skylum) teamed up with ...

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Samsung’s 512GB Chip Will Hold Years of Smartphone Photos

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Samsung smartphone are about to get a lot more internal storage. Samsung has announced that it has begun mass production of a 512GB embedded Universal Flash Storage solution that will appear in the next generation of smartphones from the South Korean giant. The 512GB chips will provide vast internal storage space and ...

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Artist Stole Photos for $15,000 Public Art Installation

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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

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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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