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Sergey Brin Is A Pretty Good Photographer Sergey Brin Is A Pretty Good Photographer

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is all about some photography, and has used this enthusiasm to market products like Google+ and Google Glass, both of which were major elements of the Google+ Photographer’s conference, where Brin led a photowalk with attendees. …

Google+ Parades Picturesque Peaks for #MountainMonday Google+ Parades Picturesque Peaks for #MountainMonday

If you hop onto Google+ on any given day, there’s a good chance that users will be trending a highly impressive collection of photography, whether it be their own or curated from other users on the network. That’s because Google+ …

It’s a #FloralFriday on Google+ It’s a #FloralFriday on Google+

Google+ and photography. They fit together like Cinderella and her slipper. Hall & Oates. Facebook and annoying baby posts. Every day, Google+ trends a photography-related hashtag. Yesterday, we oooo’ed and aaaahh’ed over #LongExposureThursday. Other weekday photo showcases include #MacroMonday, #TreeTuesday …

Oooh Pretty! It’s #LongExposureThursday on Google+ Oooh Pretty! It’s #LongExposureThursday on Google+

One of Google+’s biggest draws is photography. Unlike any other social network, photographers have taken to Google+ to showcase their art, and Google+ users are more than happy to share it across the platform. If there’s something that’s going to …

Google+ Celebrates #TreeTuesday with Wonderful Wood Google+ Celebrates #TreeTuesday with Wonderful Wood

For fans of Google+, the network is setting itself apart with photography. And you can see evidence of this in the various trending topics that emerge throughout the week. Take for instance #MacroMonday, which showcases magnificent close-up photography, or #FloralFriday, …

Google Acquires iPad App Of The Year Snapseed (And Its Makers Nik Software) Google Acquires iPad App Of The Year Snapseed (And Its Makers Nik Software)

Google has acquired Nik Software, makers of Snapseed (among other products). Snapseed was reportedly named Apple’s iPad app fo the year in 2011, and it gives Google a good Instagram competitor. Here’s a look at the app: Nik Software posted …

#MacroMonday: Google+ Showcases Larger Than Life Photography #MacroMonday: Google+ Showcases Larger Than Life Photography

Today is Monday (I know, I know, grumble grumble grumble). And that can only mean one thing: No, not football, silly. I’m talking about #MacroMonday on Google+. #MacroMonday is currently trending on the social network (and it’s not the first …

#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 …