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#MacroMonday Surfaces Some Cool Photos On Google+ #MacroMonday Surfaces Some Cool Photos On Google+

It’s #MacroMonday on Google+, and users are sharing some larger than life pics of some small things. It also happens to be #MirrorMonday, which is also some producing some pretty cool imagery. As they often do, today’s trending topics on …

Google Maps Gets A Ton Of New High-Res Imagery Google Maps Gets A Ton Of New High-Res Imagery
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Google announced that it has added a whole bunch of new aerial and satellite imagery to Google Maps and Google Earth, and new 45 degree imagery in Google Maps. Bordeaux, France Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH Google has new high-res …

#WildlifeWednesday As Celebrated By Google+ #WildlifeWednesday As Celebrated By Google+

Tuesday was #StarWarsTuesday, and according to the current Google+ trends, today is #WildlifeWednesday. Luckily, Google+’s photographic nature caters wonderfully to such a trend. Here’s a sampling of some of the breathtaking wildlife photos that people are sharing on Google’s social …

Bing Now Has Pretty High-Res Aerial Imagery For The Entire U.S. Bing Now Has Pretty High-Res Aerial Imagery For The Entire U.S.
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Today, Bing announced the completion of the U.S. portion of what it says is its largest aerial imagery endeavor, and its most ambitious mapping effort to date – the Global Ortho Project. “In two years, the Bing Maps Imagery team …

You Never Knew Google’s Street View Was This Beautiful You Never Knew Google’s Street View Was This Beautiful

Aaron Hobson is an artist, and one of his favorite sources of inspiration is Google. More specifically, Google Maps Street View. Google regularly updates its Street View imagery, often with some very impressive shots. For example, in recent months, we’ve …

Check Out This Plane Google Caught On Google Maps Check Out This Plane Google Caught On Google Maps
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Google shared a photo on Google+ of a plane it caught in mid-flight on Google Maps: Google Maps11 hours ago With the amount of imagery made available in Google Maps, it's no surprise that we come across some pretty cool …

Google Takes Street View To New Northern Extreme Google Takes Street View To New Northern Extreme

Google announced that it is setting out on a new mapping mission, sending its Street View team up the furthest north in Canada it has ever gone, in order to map out Cambridge Bay in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut …

Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding

Google has new Street View imagery for New Orleans, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu is so proud of the post-Katrina rebuilding of the city, he blogged about the imagery for Google, wanting to show off the hard work to the rest …

Google Drive Users Could Soon Have Access To Pictures Like These Google Drive Users Could Soon Have Access To Pictures Like These
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Google apparently has a deal with stock image bank ThinkStock, and is calling on users to select the ThinkStock images they like best, to expand the stock photo selection on Google Drive. These photos, will be able to be used …

Google Maps Gets Beautiful New High-Resolution Imagery Google Maps Gets Beautiful New High-Resolution Imagery
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Google announced some new updates for Google Earth and Google Maps, including a new catalog of high-resolution and satellite imagery, as well as 45° imagery. Google has published high-res aerial and satellite imagery for 25 cities and 72 countries/regions. New …

Instagram Is Now At 80 Million Users (Who Have Shared 4 Billion Photos) Instagram Is Now At 80 Million Users (Who Have Shared 4 Billion Photos)

Facebook released its first earnings report as a public company today. In that, the company provided its latest user count – 955 million active users. As you may recall, Facebook announced that it would acquire Instagram earlier this year, and …

Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery
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Google has added new Street View, 360-degree panoramic imagery for five state Parks in California, and refreshed Street View imagery for most of the state. Here are some particularly scenic areas, where Google is now providing some amazing imagery. I …

An Early Photographic View Of Google I/O, Courtesy Of Google+ An Early Photographic View Of Google I/O, Courtesy Of Google+

Google has been pushing Google+ as a place for photography. It certainly helps that photographers flocked to the service pretty much as soon as it launched last year. Now, Google even has conferences for it. Naturally, as Google I/O, the …

Windows 8 Photo App Makes Sharing Those Vegas Pics Frighteningly Easy Windows 8 Photo App Makes Sharing Those Vegas Pics Frighteningly Easy

As we continue to become a culture over-saturated on visual stimuli, photo software has gone from emphasizing editing tools to focusing on ways to share our pictures. With Windows 8 on the horizon for this year, Microsoft has followed suit …

So Are These Photos of Earth or the TRON Mainframe? So Are These Photos of Earth or the TRON Mainframe?

If you guessed Earth, or at least some aspect of Earth, give yourself an extra latte today. These photos were taken from the International Space Station using an extended exposure (although up in space like that, who knows exactly how …

Yahoo Mail Is Suddenly Much More About Photography Yahoo Mail Is Suddenly Much More About Photography
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Yahoo has rolled out a new Yahoo Mail app called “Photos,” which lets users easily find all their photos within Yahoo Mail, email or upload them to Flickr, locate emails photos were originally sent with, and sort/filter photos by sender/date/size/file …

Google Shuts Down Panoramio iPhone App Google Shuts Down Panoramio iPhone App

Google announced this morning that it is taking down Panoramio’s iPhone uploader app and geotagging with Google Latitude feature. Panoramio is the Google service, which lets users upload photos for use in Google Maps and Google Earth layers. “We have …

Flickr Groups Gets a New View, Sidebar, and API Methods Flickr Groups Gets a New View, Sidebar, and API Methods

Flickr today announced that several features have been added to Flickr Groups including a new view with a sidebar and better API methods. The announcement came on the Flickr Blog, where the company has been announcing quite a few recent …

Google Glass Video Demonstrates First-Person Trampolining Google Glass Video Demonstrates First-Person Trampolining

For something that’s just a prototype, Google sure is showing off its Project Glass headsets quite a bit. From public television to Google’s CEO, the company is using Glass to shore up its futurist credentials. Yesterday, Google co-founder Sergey Brin …

Transfer Photos From Your Phone To Desktop With A Quick Bump Transfer Photos From Your Phone To Desktop With A Quick Bump

Popular iOS/Android app Bump just got a new update, allowing users to bump photos from their phone to their computer. “It’s as easy as it sounds,” a representative for Bump tells WebProNews. “Starting today, everyone who uses Bump can go …

Google Glasses: Google Lets Photographers Try Them Out Google Glasses: Google Lets Photographers Try Them Out

Photos are clearly an important part of Google’s larger strategy, and Google+ has been an impressive offering into the photography world. Google is working on what could be an even more impressive offering, however, with Project Glass (aka: Google Glass), …