Luke Perry's son Jack breaks silence after exiting wrestling event: 'My heart is broken'

Jack Perry took to Instagram to share several pictures with his dad in a tribute, days after Luke Perry died after "suffering a massive stroke" at 52.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Absolutely spectacular first-ever air-to-air images of supersonic jets' shockwaves interacting

For a decade, NASA scientists have worked on an air-to-air photographic technology that will be used to collect data for the agency's next-generation supersonic airplane project. They've just released these absolutely astonishing "first air-to-air images of supersonic shockwave interaction in flight." “We never dreamt that it would be this clear, this beautiful," says NASA scientist J.T. Heineck. From NASA: The images feature a pair of T-38s from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Ed...
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Podcasts, smart speakers soar as social media stalls, based on new survey

The 2019 edition of a popular annual survey shows usage of social media by Americans is stalling while ownership of smart speakers and tablets has soared over the last year, as has consumer engagement with podcasts. The results are promising for Amazon and Spotify in particular. Earlier today, Edison Research and Triton Digital presented their Infinite Dial report with findings from a phone survey of 1,500 Americans (age 12+) during January and February. Since 1998, the report has tracked the ad...
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Yongnuo’s YN450 Android 4K Mirrorless Camera Gets Closer to Becoming Reality

It looks like Yongnuo might be branching out from its Canon EF lens business and into the smartphone/camera hybrid market. A fusion of mirrorless camera and Android-powered gadget, the YN450 is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Finding Your Passion and Sharing It with the World: Part 2

Recently on the blog, we talked about the importance of discovering your passion and allowing that to be the driving force behind your work, your leadership, and your communication. But what we didn’t discuss is that once you have discovered your passion, how do you share that with the world? Most great ideas die in the chasms of our own mind as people are unsure how to bring them out into the open. However, with the ever-increasing connectedness of our culture, sharing great ideas and passions ...
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8 Black Women Making The Tattoo Industry More Colorful

The tattoos that people get are as nuanced as the skin they live on — but what about the people behind the needles? As tattoo artists become forces of their own (thanks to social media and celebrity clientele), there's an obvious lack of Black artists at the forefront. But that doesn't mean they don't exist.There are plenty of Black artists trailblazing in the tattoo industry, specializing in a variety of artful techniques. Need a teeny tat? A realistic portrait? A sketch to commemorate your cu...
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The “GimbalGun” wants to give your arms a rest by shifting the weight of your rig to your shoulders

I really have no idea how I feel about this thing. This is the GimbalGun. It looks like something you’d use to take tanks out, but it’s actually a support system designed for use with single-handed gimbals to give you even more stability. It’s not available just yet, but it’s coming to Kickstarter soon. Essentially […] The post The “GimbalGun” wants to give your arms a rest by shifting the weight of your rig to your shoulders appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Breaking Down 31 Days Of Non-Stop Kardashian Drama

The drama that will come to define the first half of 2019 is, hands down, the messy situation between Khloé Kardashian, Jordyn Woods, and Tristan Thompson. A love triangle between one of the most famous reality stars, her (already sus) athlete boyfriend, and the best friend of the world's youngest self-made billionaire (more on that later) would be juicy and shocking enough, but that's far from the whole picture. The headline-making and gossip-producing scandal is just one of many intertwining ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Los Angeles, Kanye West, Mtv, Kardashians, Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Pete Davidson, Woods, Thompson, Kim Kardashian West, Travis Scott, Jada Pinkett Smith

Sony laughs at tiny E Mount criticisms claiming they can make f/0.63 lenses

Last October, when Leica manager Stephan Schulz was badmouthing Sony’s E Mount, and how it simply couldn’t handle faster lenses due to its small stature, Sony come back not long after they said that they could absolutely do f/1.0 lenses. They just don’t think it’s worth the hassle and that the demand simply isn’t there. […] The post Sony laughs at tiny E Mount criticisms claiming they can make f/0.63 lenses appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Mark Zuckerberg: 'Privacy'

And on the sixth day of March the clouds above Menlo Park parted, and lo, Mark Zuckerberg spoke of privacy.Read more...
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This Celeb-Favorite Blowdryer Is 25% Off Right Now

While blowdryers are a dime a dozen, a great one is not easy to come by. And when you do find a fantastic blowdryer with rave reviews, you have to be prepared to drop hundreds of dollars. But what if you could find the hot tool you've been lusting after on sale? Well, right now you can get one of the most popular blowdryers in Hollywood for less than $200.Celebrity hairstylist, Harry Josh, who has worked with A-listers like Gisele and Karlie Kloss, is currently offering his coveted hair tool c...
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Zuckerberg wants messages to auto-expire to make Facebook a “living room”

On feed-based “broader social networks, where people can accumulate friends or followers until the services feel more public . . . it feels more like a town square than a more intimate space like a living room” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained in a blog post today. With messaging, groups, and ephemeral stories as the fastest growing social features, Zuckerberg laid out why he’s rethinking Facebook as a private living room where people can be comfortable being themselves without fear ...
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How To Marie Kondo Your Instagram

If you've been holding out for a reason to Marie Kondo your life, you're in luck — it's almost time for good ol' spring cleaning. And with an extra hour of daylight (not to mention your seasonal allergies back in full swing), there's no better time to dust off your Swiffer and go to town on your apartment.But this time around, there's more to clean than just your living space. If the KonMari method has taught us anything, it's that you can give the Marie Kondo treatment to just about every aspe...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Outlines ‘Privacy-Focused’ Vision

Zuckerberg plans to stitch together its Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram messaging services.
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Lens: In Today’s Headlines, Echoes of Central America’s Proxy Wars of the 1980s

Scott Wallace documented deadly conflicts in crowded Central American cities and dusty hamlets during the 1980s. Their effects are still felt today.
Tags: Photography, News, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Central America, International Relations, Politics And Government, Defense and Military Forces, Scott Wallace

Spanish TV presenter Jorge Javier Vázquez talks about 21-year-old boy toy he met on Instagram

"I spend many moments scrutinizing his photos, recreating myself in each and every part of his body."
Tags: Instagram, Life, Love, Lifestyle, Spain, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jorge Javier Vázquez

Ctein Print Offer

Ctein, Frozen Azure Cascades, 2014 Our old friend Ctein returns with some recent prints. (For those of you who might be new here, Ctein, pronounced "kuh-TINE," wrote more than 300 columns for TOP in the years up to 2016, when he departed for a new career as a science fiction novelist. He wore many hats, being the site's resident technical expert, computer expert, and tea and parrot aficionado among many other things.) We're offering three beautiful inkjet prints on premium 17x22" paper for $1...
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Instagram Shed Some Light on Its Game Plan for Branded Content in 2019

Ashley Yuki, Instagram's interests product lead, kicked off a press event in New York on Tuesday with an obvious truth: Instagram is making big investments in branded content in 2019. Pointing to a recent survey, she noted that 69 percent of users said they come to Instagram to interact with celebrities, and 68 percent said...
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Use these two simple lighting tricks for delicious photos of food

Oftentimes, it’s only a small trick and a discrete detail that can make a big difference in a photo. Food photographer Joanie Simon of The Bite Shot has two lighting tricks that will add a new dimension to your shots. They are simple to pull off, yet they’re effective and can really make a difference. […] The post Use these two simple lighting tricks for delicious photos of food appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Food Photography, Food Photographer, Food Photography Tips, Food Photography Advice, Joanie Simon, The Bite Shot

The pros and cons of adding LED lighting to your photography kit

In this article, I look at what LEDs actually are, how they started out and where they sit in the world of photography now. Many photographers have switched over to using LEDs, but do they have a place in your kit and why aren’t we all using them? To avoid making this one article ginormous, […] The post The pros and cons of adding LED lighting to your photography kit appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, LED lighting, Led Lights, Jake Hicks

Sony: “this is why our smartphone cameras are lagging behind competition”

Sony is famous for high-quality mirrorless cameras. Expectedly, many users have wondered: why hasn’t Sony still offered a smartphone with a killer camera? Well, there certainly are some reasons for that and the company has finally revealed them. Its plans for phone cameras turned out to be shortsighted – but it appears that this is […] The post Sony: “this is why our smartphone cameras are lagging behind competition” appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Man Utd stars look ahead to PSG game

Manchester United’s players have been posting on social media in the build-up to this evening’s Champions League last-16 second leg... Click the headline to read the full story.
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'It's like a big dark cloud has lifted': the town dragged into reconciliation – photo essay

It took 169 years for a South Australian massacre to be acknowledged but a memorial has at last eased some of the pain for the Wirangu people • A massacre map of the frontier wars – interactiveElliston on the coast of South Australia is a small town carrying a big burden.It’s a community of 1,400 people at Waterloo Bay, on the rugged Eyre peninsula, seven hours west of Adelaide. Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Australia news, Indigenous Australians, Crime - Australia, South Australia, Adelaide Continue, Eyre Peninsula, Waterloo Bay

Joe Manganiello, Craig Robinson & More Join Jay & Silent Bob Reboot

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Joe Manganiello, Craig Robinson and more join Jay & Silent Bob Reboot Kevin Smith took to Instagram to welcome a whole new batch of cast members to his upcoming Jay & Silent Bob Reboot, including Joe Manganiello (Justice League), Frankie Shaw (SMILF), Justin Long (Tusk) and Craig Robinson (Hot Tub Time Machine). Check out the full photo in the gallery below! Smith seems to be having a great time on this one, as witnessed in the production diaries he released this past wee...
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The One Beauty Product Jennifer Garner Gave Up During Her Marie Kondo Purge

A look back at old photos often leaves us wondering: What were we thinking? Thank goodness portrait mode wasn't around when we were going through that over-plucked brow phase or when pink hair streaks were a thing. Luckily, the majority of our beauty regrets are hidden deep in our mothers' old photo albums. And if you were to get your hands on Jennifer Garner's old family pictures, you'd see a bright-eyed teen burnt to a crisp after hours of sailing on her dad's boat.She and her siblings did w...
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Get $17.99 Off Plus 40% Off Any Shutterfly Hardcover Photo Book!

Shutterfly Photo Books Linky You’ll automatically receive 40% off all photo books. Use the following code for a free 8×8 Hardcover photo book or $17.99 off larger photo books (Exp: 3/10): BOOKFORYOU If you order $39+ from Shutterfly after discounts are applied (or if you add a lot of extra pages to your book) you […]
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I invented an octabox gadget for shooting street portraits on the go

My name is Brendan Burkett, and I believe I have created an original device and street photography method. What I have done is attach a softbox to my back for ultimate portability. This allows me to get street portraits with a very unique light. I live in Cincinnati and it all started when I went to […] The post I invented an octabox gadget for shooting street portraits on the go appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Who is an influencer?

Here are some truths we need to grapple with in today’s economy: Consumers trust word of mouth recommendations from family and friends more than advertising Consumers trust recommendations from perfect strangers more than advertising Anyone can create a position of authority and attract a community if they demonstrate expertise, credibility and consistently produce content to keep that audience engaged All of those truths have led to the popularity and effectiveness of influencer marketing. I...
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How IG Stories are Changing Marketing

By Silvia Woolard By observing every step in the last eight years, it’s evident that Instagram is much more than just a member of the popular social media group. It started as a website with socially-related goals and an artistic outlet, but it turned out to be something more. Not just a photo-sharing platform anymore, Instagram has become a powerful marketing tool. A big reason for this is the Instagram Stories feature, a feature that’s being used by more than 400 million users. These peculiar ...
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A teacher documented every notification her students received during class, and it's a startling look at how distracted teens are by their phones

A picture posted by a teacher is making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter that shows just how often the students in the teacher's class got phone notifications during a single period. The picture shows a "collective record" with tallies counting up the notifications that students received during the class period, with the pings divided into categories: texts, phone calls, emails, and notifications from various social networks.  A screengrab of the Facebook post was put on Twitter by New York ...
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