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The Dark Side of the Moon Gets Photobombed by the Earth

How many times have you set up the perfect shot only to have somebody or something to ruin it in the background? They’re not called photobombs for no reason and they can ruin a well composed picture. Image via Dwingeloo Radio Observatory from the Longjiang-2 Satellite Courtesy of the China National Space Administration. But sometimes they add something or are even intentional, as is the case here where the dark side of the Moon is on full display with a blue Earth looming in the pitch-black ba...
Tags: Photography, News, China, Earth, Moon, Netherlands, Chang, Dwingeloo Radio Observatory, China National Space Administration, Longjiang


Google pulled 29 photo apps from the Play Store that stole photos and promoted scams

Android’s openness is something of a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it allows just about anybody to (relatively) easily write and publish mobile apps through the Play Store. But it also allows anybody to write and publish apps through the play store. And the checks to get apps approved aren’t quite as stringent as […] The post Google pulled 29 photo apps from the Play Store that stole photos and promoted scams appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Google, Android, Apps, Photography, News, Play Store, Camera App, Mobile App


Wandrd’s new inflatable camera bag packs down to a fraction of its size

Wandrd's newest bag is a lightweight backpack with inflatable camera cube and back panel that let it collapse down to less than half its full height. Launching on Kickstarter, the project has already raised over $70,000 in pledges. The post Wandrd’s new inflatable camera bag packs down to a fraction of its size appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Crowdfunding, Trends, Kickstarter, Camera bag, WANDRD, Wandrd Veer 18L


The Tie-Dye Manicure Is The Grooviest Nail-Art Trend Of 2019

From holographic and heart-embellished to chic, understated ombré, this year is already rife with inventive new nail-art trends... and we're only a week into February. But for all the Valentine's Day-ready designs and negative-space French tips out there, there's one other bold look in particular we've got our eyes on right now — and it's very 1969-meets-1999-meets-2019.Tie-dye designs might conjure up images of Janis Joplin in a technicolor dress at Woodstock, or maybe the fluorescent tees we ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Instagram, California, Janis Joplin, Woodstock, Unistella, Eunkyung, Hannah Schewel, Ami Streets, Julie Ventura


Why the UK is taking on social networks over child safety

Worries are growing about the destructive effects of algorithms on the youngSocial networks are facing a new legislative crackdown as worries about child safety online mount.While all sides agree that protecting children online is of paramount importance, the calls have led to a tense conflict between larger social networks, who argue that they cannot be held to an expectation of perfection, and the government, which is increasingly threatening to redefine the roles of internet companies if they...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Technology, Media, Pinterest, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Internet, Society, Child protection, Internet Safety


Worst Year Ever – 2018 the Bottom of the Barrel for Digital Camera Sales

Sales are a kind of barometer of success as well as relevance – and nowhere is this more prevalent than in the optics market. Laboring under sustained market pressure from ever-more-capable smartphones, digital camera sales have struggled to regain their heights and are becoming increasingly irrelevant in the broader scheme of things. Image via Mark Dalton from Pexels.com. And today some even worse news was released with regard to digital camera manufacture and sales in 2018. The latest CIPA 2...
Tags: Photography, News, Dslr, Canon, CIPA, Pexels, Mark Dalton, Barrel for Digital Camera Sales


Jana Kramer Says She Makes Mistakes After Joking About Mikes Infidelity

Owning up to her shortcomings. One day after Jana Kramer apologized to her husband, Mike Caussin, for joking about his past cheating scandal, the country singer thanked fans for not judging her blunders. Jana Kramer and Mike Caussin: A Timeline of Their Highs and Lows “We just wanted to come on and say thank you for letting us not be perfect and make mistakes and letting us be so vulnerable with you guys,” the One Tree Hill alum, 35, said in an Instagram Story video on Tuesday, Febru...
Tags: Instagram, Religion, NFL, Buffalo Bills, Tlc, US Weekly, Kramer, Jolie, Burbank California, Jana Kramer, Jace, Mike Caussin, Caussin, MUSIC CELEBS, Mike Caussin Courtesy Jana Kramer Instagram


6 reasons Snapchat is losing its popularity

Snapchat lost millions of users after a heavily criticized redesign. Celebrities like Kylie Jenner have claimed they no longer use Snapchat. Facebook copied Snapchat's most popular features for Instagram. Business Insider's Shona Ghosh breaks down what's going on with this once popular app. Shona Ghosh: They made a few kind of missteps around things like the redesign not focusing on Android as much as they should have done, so there were definitely mistakes made by Snapchat. But, for sure, you...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Rihanna, Trends, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Kylie Jenner, SPIEGEL, Snapchat Facebook, Shona Ghosh


Guide numbers explained – the maths behind the mystery

When flashes first started to use Guide Numbers, they were a fairly reliable judgement of how one flashes power stacks up against another. But as flash technology has evolved, the humble Guide Number is often exploited as a marketing gimmick to make flashes sound a lot more powerful than they actually are. In this video, Gerald […] The post Guide numbers explained – the maths behind the mystery appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Flash, Gerald, Speedlights, Flash Photography, Gerald Undone, Guide Number


Snap user number beats Wall St estimate, shares jump

Snap Inc on Tuesday said the number of people using its Snapchat app was flat, beating Wall Street projections that it would continue to lose users to rival Facebook Inc's Instagram, sending the company's shares up more than 15 percent after hours.
Tags: Money, Instagram, businessNews, Wall St, Facebook Inc, Snap Inc


After the Fyre Failure, What is the Role for Brand Influencers?

Brand influencers are a popular marketing tool because of their niche focus on a specific digital area. They include models, sports heroes, foodies, experts and all kinds of other bloggers. Companies use people (like me) to effectively increase their brand awareness because of our experience and online followings. After being heavily promoted by brand influencers on Instagram, the Fyre Festival failed spectacularly in spring of 2017. In addition, after watching the Netflix documentary, “Fyre: Th...
Tags: Instagram, Marketing, Sales, Netflix, Bahamas, Pablo Escobar, Bella Hadid, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland, Kendall Jenner Emily Ratajkowski, Brand Influencers


Creamy cake from Lake Bled, Slovenia

Bled, the most popular tourist destination in Slovenia, attracts millions of visitors. It’s easy to understand why: the alpine lake with crystal clear water, a small fairytale-like island, and a mighty castle on the cliff with breathtaking views. But for local Slovenians, there’s another draw for Sunday trips to the often overcrowded and pricey Bled: a sweet and creamy treat called kremna rezina. Kremna rezina is one of the most popular Slovenian desserts. It’s made with a golden buttery cris...
Tags: Travel, Cake, Instagram, European Union, Rome, Austria, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ljubljana, All, Park Hotel, Lake Bled, Lake Bled Slovenia, Vojvodina, Julian Alps


Snap user number beats Wall St estimate, shares soar

Snap Inc said the number of people using its Snapchat app would remain at current levels this quarter, easing worries the company would continue to lose users to rival Facebook Inc's Instagram and sending its shares up more than 20 percent.
Tags: Money, Instagram, businessNews, Wall St, Facebook Inc, Snap Inc


"Joshua Trump is a 6th grade student in Wilmington, Delaware."

"He appreciates science, art, and history. He also loves animals and hopes to pursue a related career in the future. His hero and best friend is his Uncle Cody, who serves in the United States Air Force. Unfortunately, Joshua has been bullied in school due to his last name. He is thankful to the First Lady and the Trump family for their support."I like the stylish Official White House photographs — by Keegan Barber. You can see all of Trump's SOTU guests here — all photographed in a dark square ...
Tags: Photography, Law, Names, Trump, Sotu, Wilmington Delaware, Joshua, United States Air Force, Cody, Official White House, Ann Althouse, Joshua Trump, Keegan Barber


How to See a Perfect Golden Gate Bridge Sunset

At sunset, the Golden Gate Bridge works like a sort of sundial—or a sun calendar. If you want to view the sun setting in the center of the bridge, in the crook of the main span between its two towers, you’ll have to stand in a different spot each evening. Over the year, you can see the perfect sunset from all over the…Read more...
Tags: Photography, Astronomy, Maps, California, San Francisco, Sun, Lifehacks, Golden Gate Bridge, Sunset, Bay Area


Bravo’s Andy Cohen Announces Birth of Son, Benjamin Allen… (PHOTOS)

It’s official!!! Andy Cohen is a dad! The ‘Watch What Happens LIVE’ host, 50, welcomed his first child via surrogate on Monday, Feb. 4 at 6:35 p.m. PT and he shared the good news online with special announcement. Details below… (more…) Related Posts Celebrity Kids: Jill Scott’s Son Inherited His Mom’s Talent.. (VIDEO)Instagram Flexin: Jermaine Dupri Hints at Having 3rd Child… (PHOTO)Instagram Flexin: Bravo’s Andy Cohen Dated Roger Bobb Too…Keri Hilson Wants You To Know She’s Never Had P...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Instagram, Atlanta, Bravo, Andy Cohen, Jermaine Dupri, Jill Scott, Celebrity Kids, Bravo Andy, Benjamin Allen, Roger Bobb Too Keri Hilson


This is what the Earth looks like from the dark side of the Moon

I believe we’ve all seen the famous Earthrise photo taken by the Apollo 8 crew 50 years ago. But thanks to a Chinese satellite that’s currently in lunar orbit, we get to see the Erath and the Moon from a totally different and rare perspective. On 3 February current year, the satellite captured an image […] The post This is what the Earth looks like from the dark side of the Moon appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Space, News, China, Earth, Moon, Satellite, Space Exploration, Satellite Imagery, Erath


Blackmagic Pocket 4K firmware update improves battery & autofocus issues – Still no BRAW

Blackmagic has just announced Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.1 which brings a firmware update for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. They say that it brings improved autofocus performance, better battery life, USB-C external SSD fixes and a host of other issues. There’s no sign of Blackmagic RAW yet, though. No other cameras receive any updates […] The post Blackmagic Pocket 4K firmware update improves battery & autofocus issues – Still no BRAW appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Firmware Update, Blackmagic, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Pocket 4K, Blackmagic Camera Setup


CeeLo Green Issues Apology For Disrespecting NFL Protestors…

Super Bowl 53 has come and gone and people are still in their feelings. A major bone of contention has been Big Boi’s decision to break the hip-hop boycott by performing alongside Maroon 5 and Travis Scott for the the halftime show. Several artists chose to forego the performance in support of Colin Kaepernick, as it was dubbed music’s ‘least wanted gig,’ however many still cashed in by taking money from NFL sponsors… but I digress. CeeLo Green chose to publicly support his Dungeon Family bro...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Instagram, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Atlanta, Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake, Big Boi, Travis Scott, Cardi B, Ceelo Green, Cardi, Atlanta Gossip, Antwan "Big Boi" Patton, Cee-lo Green


Cynthia Bailey Asked a Stranger for a Selfie, Thinking He Was Tom Brady

Cynthia Bailey Courtesy of Cynthia Bailey/Instagram Cynthia Bailey once poked fun at her Real Housewives of Atlanta costar Kenya Moore for saying, “Every day somebody thinks I’m Beyoncé,” but the model recently had an embarrassing mix-up of her own. Celebrities’ Biggest Social Media Fails Bailey, 51, took to Instagram on Sunday, February 3, to share a story about how she asked a stranger for a selfie before Super Bowl LIII because she was positive that he was Tom Brady, the Ne...
Tags: Beyonce, Instagram, Religion, Atlanta, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Espn, US Weekly, Tom, Hill, BuzzFeed News, Los Angeles Rams, Bailey, Fox Sports, Mike Hill, Kenya Moore


Reader’s Lens | An eagle takes flight

Seattle Times reader Gloria Z Nagler waited beside a tree at Matthews Beach to catch this shot of a bald eagle at the moment of takeoff.
Tags: Outdoors, Photography, News, Life, Seattle Times, Photo & Video, Gloria Z Nagler, Matthews Beach


Model-actress Dayanara Torres says she has skin cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Dayanara Torres says she has skin cancer and is awaiting news on the treatment to follow after having undergone two surgeries. The former Miss Universe said in an Instagram post Monday that doctors have “already removed a big area from the back of my knee & also they have removed […]
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Dayanara Torres


21 Savage’s True Origin Story as a British Immigrant Leaves Trap Music Fans Stunned After ICE Arrest

In 2019, it’s not completely shocking that a rapper’s real life doesn’t live up to the “thug” backstory he’s concocted for himself.For example, Rick Ross, the tatted up gangsta rapper was, in fact, a correctional officer at one point.Tekashi 6ix9ine, who claimed to be born and bred for the street life, is in fact just a goofy kid named Daniel Hernandez who ended up falling in with the wrong crowd. His true “street” colors shined through when he recently ratted on his former gang friends.So when ...
Tags: UK, Celebs, London, Instagram, Celebrity Arrests, Immigration, Atlanta, Daily Mail, United States, Hip Hop, Ice, Pop Culture, Jazz, Rick Ross, Savage, Breakfast Club


Facebook censors images of two ancient Roman statues for nudity

Many cultural institutions use social networks nowadays to promote their events. Geneva’s Museum of Art and History is no exception, but Facebook’s photo policy ruined their campaign. The museum posted images of two ancient statues that will be exhibited in an upcoming show. However, Facebook apparently thinks they’re porn, so it banned the museum’s ad. […] The post Facebook censors images of two ancient Roman statues for nudity appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Art, Facebook, Photography, News, Censorship, Museum, Nude, Geneva, Censor


Tom Brady: Gisele Bundchen Is My Life Partner

A dynamic duo. Tom Brady is still celebrating the New England Patriots’ win at Super Bowl LIII, but football isn’t the only thing on his mind. The NFL quarterback raved that his wife, Gisele Bündchen, is his “rock,” in an ABC News interview on Tuesday, February 5. Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s Most Romantic Moments “I married someone that … I know is my life partner,” he told Michael Strahan. “She’s just one of the most caring, nurturing people in the world … She’s got my back, I h...
Tags: New York, Instagram, Religion, NFL, Atlanta, Cbs, Tom Brady, Michael Strahan, Victoria, John, Abc News, US Weekly, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Brady, Benjamin, Gisele Bündchen


Why hot sauce addicts are willing to pay through the nose for sinus-clearing premium sauces from Tabasco, Gringo Bandito and Truff

Bryan “Dexter” Holland, the frontman for rock band the Offspring, expanded his Gringo Bandito hot sauce empire to include a Private Reserve sauce, released each year, that always sells out. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) Tabasco Diamond Reserve was created to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the hot sauce brand. (Courtesy of Tabasco) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Truff Hot Sauce is the fastest growing condiment on Amazon and it made Oprah W...
Tags: Amazon, Food, Instagram, California, Ebay, Africa, Walmart, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Holland, Louisiana, Oprah Winfrey, Pasadena, Orange County


28 Instagram-Worthy Hairstyles To Try In February

When the new year comes around, our optimism is at an all-time high. We're actually excited about going to the gym. We're downloading meditation apps on our phones and making a list of all the books we want to read. And when we're scrolling though Instagram and see a hairstyle we love, our reaction is more likely to be, "I can totally do this."But it's normal to lose that positivity in the weeks that follow. Honestly, we blame alarm clocks — oh, and the cold weather that makes us just want to p...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Instagram, Ruby Rose, Cardi, Lacy Redway, Malaika, Ruslan Nureev


Watch celebrities hang out with their younger selves via Photoshop magic

I don’t know about you, but I love it when I find old photos of my favorite celebrities, and it’s especially interesting if I can compare them side-by-side to the new ones. But Dutch artist Ard Gelinck took this “then and now” comparison to a whole new level. In his project, famous celebrities are photoshopped […] The post Watch celebrities hang out with their younger selves via Photoshop magic appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Celebrities, Inspiration, Adobe Photoshop, Image Manipulation, Photomanipulation, Photo Manipulation, Ard Gelinck


Snow in Seattle, Day 2: Views from around a slippery city


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