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The Koch Brothers Now Own a Chunk of Getty Images


The American billionaire Koch brothers now own a sizable chunk of Getty Images after the investment arm of Koch Industries agreed to make a $500 million investment in the stock photo agency. Getty Images just announced the non-controlling preferred equity investment by Koch Equity Development LLC (KED), which won’t affect ...

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This ISS Timelapse Captures a Rocket Launch from Space


When the Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft launched on a Soyuz rocket on November 16th, 2018, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst was ready to capture it… from the International Space Station. This timelapse he made shows what a rocket launch looks like from around 250 miles away from Earth in orbit. ...

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NASA’s InSight Lander Sends Its First Clear Photo From Mars


After a half-year journey covering over 30 million miles, NASA’s InSight lander just touched down on the surface of Mars to begin its mission of studying the red planet’s deep interior. InSight also captured and sent back this first clear photo from the ground, a 1-megapixel selfie. The photo was ...

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This is the Longest Time-Lapse Shot from Space


To celebrate 20 years of international collaboration, the European Space Agency released this 15-minute video that’s the longest continuous time-lapse shot from space. Captured by German astronaut Alexander Gerst, the time-lapse takes you on two trips around the world with labels marking countries that pass through the frame. Traveling at ...

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Watch a Guy Get Busted After Selling Stolen Camera Gear


Want to see how camera equipment goes from being stolen from a car to being sold on the Internet? Here’s an 8-minute investigative report that exposed one particular stolen electronics fencing operation. A few years ago, FOX 2 News investigative reporter Rob Wolchek learned of a Detroit photographer named Kelly ...

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The Best Black Friday Deals of 2018 for Photographers


We’re a couple of days away from Black Friday 2018, and both camera gear companies and retailers are slashing prices to provide the industry with some of the biggest discounts of the year. We’re putting together a constantly-updated list of some of the sweetest deals out there for your shopping ...

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Wedding Photography for ‘Exposure’ is NOT a ‘Win-Win’


An old wedding advice article has resurfaced, gone viral, and riled up a lot of photographers and non-photographers alike. Back in 2013, the celebration-centric publication Holidappy published an article for budget-conscious engaged couples titled “How to Have a Free Wedding.” Among the 8 tips offered is one (Tip #5) with ...

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