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Digital Photography Revolution

At Bell Labs in 1969, two scientists were told they had to make progress on a key research project or they would lose their funding. After just an hour of work, they had a breakthrough. Continue reading Digital photography revolution.

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Easy Photo Publishing: Using the Link Box in Mejiro

If you happen to use popular services like WordPress and Flickr, you’ll be pleased to learn that Mejiro provides a handy link box, where you can specify any number of links to practically any service or resource. By default, Mejiro links to popular services such as

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35 Historical Mug Shots Reveal Astonishing Criminal Stories

In the mid 1860s, police forces began to photograph the suspects they arrested. These photographs became known as “mug shots,” after the British slang word “mug,” meaning face. Generally, officials took full face and profile photographs. If convicted, men had

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Photographer Captures the Ruins of the Soviet Space Shuttle Program

Russian urban exploration photographer Ralph Mirebs recently paid a visit to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, where inside a giant abandoned hangar are decaying remnants of prototypes from the Soviet space shuttle program. Continue reading Photographer Captures the Ruins of the Soviet

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Geofix Update

A quick update on the current status of Geofix. I’ve done some work on the web app to improve its usability, performance, and appearance. The app now provides the ability to resize uploaded snapshots and display thumbnails next to each entry in

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Photographer Captures the Beauty and Diversity of Australian Fungi

Photographer Steve Axford lives in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales, Australia, where he has spent a considerable amount of time exploring the rainforest with his camera in hand. Among his favorite subjects are Australian fungi, which come

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5 Best Japanese 35mm Film SLR Cameras

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
The last time we compiled a “Top Five” list we were focused on the simple joy of point-and-shoot cameras. The automated nature of the five cameras we chose was perfect for those photo geeks interested in making…

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