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Flickr Partners With Aviary For Photo Editing Wizardry Flickr Partners With Aviary For Photo Editing Wizardry

Flickr’s given users some sparkling new tools with how they can edit photos on the site thanks to a new partnership with web-based photo editing service Aviary. Aviary has been around as an app for both iOS and Android devices …

Ubi-Camera: Photography That You Do With Your Fingertips Ubi-Camera: Photography That You Do With Your Fingertips
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You’ve likely seen artists compose a frame by creating a rectangle with their thumbs and index fingers. While that’s traditionally been an easy method for previewing what the potential photo will look like, developers at the Institute of Advanced Media …

MIT Photon Camera Can See 3D Objects Around Corners MIT Photon Camera Can See 3D Objects Around Corners

Leave it to the MIT Media Lab to come up with crazy new stuff. Now they’ve made a camera that can see around corners. Well, kind of. It’s not gonna take a picture of you that your Mom would recognize, …

Apple’s iPhoto is Capturing the World Apple’s iPhoto is Capturing the World

The iPhoto available today from the App Store for $4.99 and the editing features look pretty amazing. Lots of tools to tweak your photos. iPhoto for iPad supports photos up to 19 megapixels. Also includes automatic comparison features and sharing …

UPDATED: Did Instagram Hit The 25 Million User Today? Yup! UPDATED: Did Instagram Hit The 25 Million User Today? Yup!
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It was only this past December when Instagram claimed to have 15 million users. A mere three months later, the number of people out in the world using the app to take digitally touched-up photos appears to have ballooned to …

Flickr Announces Justified View, A Seamless Display Of Contacts Flickr Announces Justified View, A Seamless Display Of Contacts

Flickr’s got a new way for users to view their contacts that, if you’re a regular user of Google’s image search, may appear a little familiar to you. The new viewing option announced by Flickr, called Justified, creates a mosaic …

iPad Travel Book A Unique, Epic Adventure iPad Travel Book A Unique, Epic Adventure

Photographer Serdar Sunny Unal went on a once-in-a-lifetine adventure a few years ago. He Left Los Angeles for a five month Latin America expedition. In the following years, the epic adventure now nicknamed “LA2BA” would cover over 40.000 miles through …

Smartphones Becoming Primary Camera For More People Smartphones Becoming Primary Camera For More People

Nary a person would disagree that people these days enjoy taking photos. Lots of photos, in fact. Websites like Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, and now the ascendant Pinterest have not only facilitated picture-sharing but likely encouraged people to take more pictures …

Remove App Lets You Clear Unwanted Clutter From Your Photos Remove App Lets You Clear Unwanted Clutter From Your Photos
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Could this be the end of the photobomb? A new camera app promises to make taking that perfect photo easier than ever, without the complications of heavy Photoshopping. It’s called Remove and comes from Scalado, a Swedish company known for …

Pinterest: Great Business Tool for Photographers Pinterest: Great Business Tool for Photographers
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One of the best “business” uses for Pinterest takes full advantage of the visual basis of the site. Photographers have been using Pinterest as an “inspiration board” to share with clients. For example, in the past, if a photographer was …

SOPA Author Lamar Smith: Copyright Violator?
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Our chief SOPA correspondent is out of the office today but this story from VICE magazine was really too good to leave uncovered here at WPN, so I’m tagging in to share the story. So if you’ve been following the …

Epic Photo Thread From Quora Is, Well, Epic Epic Photo Thread From Quora Is, Well, Epic

There’s a thread on Quora right now that asks “What’s the most epic photo ever taken,” and some of the submissions are truly mind-blowing. Of course, in the many years of photography, people have captured an innumerable amount of iconic …

This Grandmother Has Some Great Social Media/Tech Tips This Grandmother Has Some Great Social Media/Tech Tips

Think about it: what’s the best piece of advice that your grandmother ever gave you? Personally, my answer to that question is simple. Feeling guilty about accepting money from a neighbor when I was a kid (I was a weird …

This Camera Tracks Photons At A Trillion Frames Per Second This Camera Tracks Photons At A Trillion Frames Per Second
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Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have developed an “imaging solution” that let’s you “visualize propagation of light at an effective rate of one trillion frames per second.” In other words, MIT researchers have developed a camera that captures at …

Instagram Finally Coming To Android Instagram Finally Coming To Android

Everyone’s favorite iPhone photography app, Instagram, is finally coming to Android devices. “We have two people working on Android now,” Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram said at the LeWeb conference in Paris. “I’m excited to be able to see our …

Micro, Mysterious, & Melancholy Micro, Mysterious, & Melancholy
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After straining your eyes all day reading through news stories and social media updates, relax your ocular muscles and enjoy the more captivating photos we found today on Google+. Move your mouse cursor over each image to see the caption …

iOS5 Tip: How To Take Photos With Your iPhone Using Earbuds iOS5 Tip: How To Take Photos With Your iPhone Using Earbuds

Any photographer will tell you that a cable release is a great tool to have. It allows you to take a photo without laying a finger on your camera. Now, anyone with an iPhone, sporting iOS 5, has that same …

The iPhone 4S Camera Is Beginning To Take Over Flickr The iPhone 4S Camera Is Beginning To Take Over Flickr
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Popular photo sharing site Flickr is a community of all kinds of photogs. Browsing the site, you’re likely to see photographs taken will all kinds of devices – smartphones, point-and-shoot, and DSLR. The most popular camera on the site is …

Louis Daguerre, Daguerreotype Inventor, Honored With A Google Doodle Louis Daguerre, Daguerreotype Inventor, Honored With A Google Doodle
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Today, Google is celebrating one of the early pioneers of photography with a Doodle that resembles the daguerreotype. Today is the birthday of French artist and scientist Louis Daguerre, inventor of the daguerreotype process. He would be 224 years old. …

Beautiful Photos Taken With the iPhone 4S Beautiful Photos Taken With the iPhone 4S
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During Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” media they finally unveiled their latest must have device, the iPhone 4S. It’s not quite the iPhone 5 that everyone was anticipating, but the 4S does bring some interesting advancements to the table. The talk …

Getty Images Now Offering Flickr Pics

Flickr and Getty Images announced a partnership last summer to make licensing Flickr images easy. Now, they have launched the site where users can do just that. They’re referring to it as simply the Flickr Collection.

The collection contains handpicked images with "an originality and authenticity rare in stock photos" in the site’s words. The images come in both rights-managed and royalty-free options.