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Google Lets Anyone Create Street View Imagery For Google Maps Google Lets Anyone Create Street View Imagery For Google Maps
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Google has now enabled users to create their own Street View imagery to share and make visible to people using Google Maps. Now the amount of Street View imagery available is going to grow tremendously, offering a lot more to …

Canon Cameras Used in ‘Iron Man 3′

Canon has long been known for its high quality, when it comes to taking pictures in the photography field. Recently, however, Canon has also made a name for itself in the world of cinema. Two years ago Canon launched its …

Google Adds Street View Imagery From Airports, Transit Stations Google Adds Street View Imagery From Airports, Transit Stations

Google announced that it has added some new transit locations to Street View to make it easier to see where you’re going while you’re traveling. Specifically, they’ve added 16 international airports, ovder 50 train and subway stations and a cable …

Google Gets Awesome New Street View Imagery From National Parks Google Gets Awesome New Street View Imagery From National Parks

Google’s Street View team has been working with the U.S. National Parks Service and Parks Canada to get new imagery on Google Maps for a plethora of interesting locations in the two countries. So far, Google has utilized its Street …

Yahoo Launches Flickr Photo Books Yahoo Launches Flickr Photo Books

Yahoo has decided to add a new revenue stream to Flickr with the launch of Photo Books, which let users order books comprised of their photos. “Pick your favorite photo set, click on the Photo Book icon, and we’ll automatically …

Google Takes The Trekker To Venice For New Street View Imagery Google Takes The Trekker To Venice For New Street View Imagery

Google has taken its Trekker camera system to Venice to capture some new Street View imagery. Google Street View Operations Manager Daniele Rizzetto said, “It was impossible for us to collect images of Venice with a Street View car or …

Uma Thurman Red Hot In 2014 Campari Calendar Uma Thurman Red Hot In 2014 Campari Calendar

Uma Thurman was in sizzling shape and style on Sunday when she attended the launch presentation of the 2014 Campari Calendar in Milan, Italy. The unveiling of the full range of highly anticipated imagery of the 2014 Campari calendar featuring Uma …

Strange Photography: Artist Puts Strangers Together
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In the world of visual arts, it can be difficult to do something that hasn’t been done before. Even in the field of photography, where the use of existing landscapes can be blended with computer enhancement, artists are always looking …

Maroon 5 Discovered Amazing Photographer Rosie Hardy Maroon 5 Discovered Amazing Photographer Rosie Hardy
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When Rosie Hardy, just a sweet girl of 15 at the time, was in search for the perfect MySpace picture for her own page, she never could have imagined that search would lead to where it has today. She is, …

Mirrorless Cameras By Sony Have Full-Frame Sensors Mirrorless Cameras By Sony Have Full-Frame Sensors

Being on a college campus three days out of the week gives this writer plenty of opportunity to witness photographers in action, and has even given her the chance to speak with a few. For a long while, DSLR cameras …

Tour The 9/11 Memorial On Google Street View Tour The 9/11 Memorial On Google Street View
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Back in late May, Google announced that it had published some new imagery for New York, including imagery of Hurricane Sandy, Central Park and the 9/11 Memorial. With today’s date in mind, the memorial imagery is worth revisiting. “The 9/11 …

Here’s What The iPhone 5S Camera Can Do [Video] Here’s What The iPhone 5S Camera Can Do [Video]

Apple has released a video showing off the camera and related features on the new iPhone 5S. This is perhaps one of the biggest selling points of the device (which now also comes in gold). “Any digital camera is only …

Your Wedding Isn’t Cool Now Unless You Get a Slow Motion Booth [VIDEO]

Dude, photo booths at weddings are so…five minutes ago. In the near future, you’re going to be able to discern the cool weddings from the really cool weddings by whether or not you can find a slow motion booth. Just …

Bing Launches Homepage Facebook App, Photographer Contest Bing Launches Homepage Facebook App, Photographer Contest

Microsoft announced today that it is has launched a new Bing Homepage App for Facebook, and is kicking off a contest (part of a partnership with Discovery) for photographers to get their photos feature on the search engine’s homepage. Photographers …

Google Adds ‘Behind The Views’ Content To Street View Collections Google Adds ‘Behind The Views’ Content To Street View Collections

Google announced today that it is adding “behind-the-scenes” content like photography, video, audio tours, etc. to its Street View Collections site on the recently launched Views. The content can be accessed from a “Go Behind the Views” icon. “Our first …

Yes, Google Even Has Street View Imagery From Inside Planes Yes, Google Even Has Street View Imagery From Inside Planes

On the Google Maps Facebook page, Google is pointing to some Street View imagery it has from inside a plane. The imagery actually comes from Google’s Business Photos program. The photos are of the inside of the Airbus A380. Take …

Google’s Street View Loses The Side Of A Building Google’s Street View Loses The Side Of A Building
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We’ve seen plenty of strange things within Google’s Street View photography, but this is a new one, at least to me. Have you ever seen Google display a building, reducing it to two dimensions? Here’s an instance, pointed out on …

Google Launches ‘Views’ Site To Get Users’ Photo Spheres On Google Maps Google Launches ‘Views’ Site To Get Users’ Photo Spheres On Google Maps

Google announced the launch of a new site called Views to showcase users’ photo spheres that are shared to Google Maps. Users’ Views pages will let people browse the photos and plot them on the earth via Google Maps so …

Look At All These Birds On Google’s Street View Look At All These Birds On Google’s Street View

It’s always fun to see what kinds of cool things Google captures with its Street View cameras. Sometimes it is simply deliberate photographing of landmarks or interesting areas. Sometimes people intervene, and put on a show (mildly NSFW). Sometimes, nature …

Google Gets Street View Imagery Of Charminar Google Gets Street View Imagery Of Charminar
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Google has added Street View imagery of the Charminar in Hyderabad. The Google Maps team tweeted this morning that Street View made a “very brief stop off” to get the imagery, which you can find here. The Charminar was built …

The Dept. of the Interior’s Instagram Account Is Awesome, and You Should Follow It The Dept. of the Interior’s Instagram Account Is Awesome, and You Should Follow It
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This isn’t really new news – just a quick reminder. If you’re not following the U.S. Department of the Interior on Instagram, you’re missing out on some truly incredible photography, delivered free of charge to your smartphone every single day. …