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A Pixelated History Of Cameras

Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

Remember the satisfying click and wind of a disposable camera? Though not the fanciest of technologies, it was certainly an advancement in widespread,...

PHOTOS: Invaluable Tips for the Macro Photographer

Thomas Shahan | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Thomas Shahan

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Street Photography -- Close Vs. Distance

Peter Levi | Posted 05.26.2012 | Arts
Peter Levi

To take candid photos I prefer to use a smaller, silent camera. A big camera intimidates easily, and the slamming mirror inside a DSLR reveals your presence faster than it takes to say "cheese."

Photo Tip: Side Lighting

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 03.07.2012 | Green
Heinrich van den Berg

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Disgraced Company Says Core Business Still Strong Despite Scandal

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

(Adds dropped quote marks at the end of paragraph 4) * Scandal not seen having much impact on core medical ops * Potenti...

Photo Tip: One Shot or Many Shots

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Heinrich van den Berg

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Polaroid's Latest Creation

Engadget | Posted 01.15.2012 | Technology

The camera modules in smartphones continually improve, and these days there are phones like the iPhone 4S and the Nokia N9 who can take snapshots as g...

Engadget's CES 2012 Gear

Engadget | Posted 01.15.2012 | Technology

We see an enormous number of gadgets each year at CES, and while the veil comes off a handful of notebooks, cameras and smartphones during the show, t...

Is Our Military Addicted to 'War Porn'?

Matthis Chiroux | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics
Matthis Chiroux

Our military is addicted to war porn, and this fact may ultimately usurp any legacy of honor or glory the military may cling to. No longer can the world be duped by the government-controlled facade of the U.S. soldier as a liberating force for good.

PHOTOS: Japanese Teens Come Of Age At Twenty Years Old

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

Japanese teens party as they come of age at 20 years old and will finally be allowed to drink, smoke and vote. To see more great photography visit ...

PHOTOS: Chinese New Year Seen Through The Hipstmatic iPhone App

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

The Hipstamatic iPhone app creates interesting imagery that mimics various older cameras with vignetting and chromatic aberrations that are typical of...

Photo Tip: How to Freeze a Wing

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Heinrich van den Berg

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Why Stop at Cameras in the Supreme Court?

Andrew Tucker Avorn | Posted 02.11.2012 | Comedy
Andrew Tucker Avorn

The United State Congress is trying to force The Supreme Court to broadcast oral arguments on television. But why stop at cameras in the courtroom? Here are some other ideas to spruce up Supreme Court arguments.

Photo Tip: Megapixel Madness

Heinrich van den Berg | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home
Heinrich van den Berg

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Gift Guide: Fashion Addict

Catherine Moellering | Posted 01.09.2012 | Style
Catherine Moellering

On the whole, working in fashion is a great gig. However, when the holidays roll around, one major drawback raises its ugly head. At this time of year, we start to hear the dreaded refrain: "You are impossible to buy for!"

Torch Cam Gives Masses New View of Lady Liberty

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Give me your tired, your poor – your Internet-connected masses yearning to see. Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for he...

WATCH: Throwable Camera Takes 360 Degree Pictures

Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which makes a picture from Jonas Pfeil's "Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera" worth about 360,000. The cont...

The Faithful Shopper: Uniquely New York

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

I've often said that New York is the retail capital of the world, and that no international shop or designer is truly global without a location here. But we also have a number of shops that are ONLY here.

Apps for the Nostalgic Non-Techie

Julia Plevin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology
Julia Plevin

Would you believe that it's possible to be both tech savvy and old-fashioned at the same time? Yes, there's an app for everything. Even nostalgia.

WATCH: Webcam 101 For Seniors

Posted 11.13.2011 | Comedy

This may not be the first set of grandparents to go viral by accidentally recording a video of themselves, but it doesn't make this clip any less char...

Best Buy Profits Fall On Weak TV, Video Game Demand

Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

Best Buy Co Inc reported on Tuesday a lower quarterly profit on weak demand for televisions and video game products. The world's largest consum...

The Rights and Wrongs of No-Budget Filmmaking

Abe Schwartz | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

I've been thinking for a while that a lot of filmmakers focus on the wrong aspects of moviemaking when there are only limited funds to spend.

Captured in Collodion

Mia R. Benenate | Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts
Mia R. Benenate

Perhaps it is in the longer exposure, or perhaps it comes from the age of the medium itself, but Collodion brings out a side of those captured in its lens usually reserved for private moments of reflection in the mirror.

Killing Code Can Kill People

Mark Belinsky | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology
Mark Belinsky

Why kill code? Why not open source it? Why not hand the entire tool over to the community to continue to work with and build upon your product? The consequences, in addition to alienating users, can be devastating.

CTA Beefing Up Police, Camera Presence

Posted 08.21.2011 | Chicago

Perhaps as a response to the ongoing publicity surrounding attacks and robberies occurring on their trains and in their stations alike, including the ...