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Hubble Space Telescope Celebrates Birthday with Amazing Pic

Launched back on April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope celebrated its 29th birthday last week and NASA released a really cool picture to commemorate the occasion. Although it was probably... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Photography, News, Nasa, Hubble Space Telescope


Pontiac (OT)

Curious historical fact: Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the death of the American car brand Pontiac, named for the city in Michigan where they were first built, which was named for an Odawa (Ottowa) chieftain who was assassinated in 1769. The last of the final 100 G6 sedans rolled off the assembly line on April 27th, 2009. None other than Bob Lutz placed the blame on the Feds, who were urging GM to cut brands during the post-crash bankruptcy and bailout. Olds was already gone by that time...
Tags: Photography, Gm, Michigan, Saturn, Off-topic Posts, Gmc, Bob Lutz, Michael Johnston, Buick, Pontiac, Michael C Johnston, Lutz, Odawa Ottowa, Saab Hummer, Oakland Division The Oakland, Alanson Brush


Random Excellence: Photographer Unknown

I thought I'd try something a little different for "Random Excellence" today. This isn't an expressive photograph; it's a descriptive one. That's its purpose. It's not "authored" in the sense we usually think of. It's an auction house catalog photograph of an object for sale. For some reason I was struck by this Garry Winogrand comment, at the outset of the new documentary: Winogrand: "Well, what is a photograph?" Background voice: "I don't know. You tell me what they meant to you." Winogrand (...
Tags: Photography, London, Los Angeles, Pink Floyd, Manhattan, Rolling Stone, Rudy, Volvo, Reflections, Christie, Michael Johnston, Soho, Martin, Mike, Ben, Michael C Johnston


Michael Wolf: Peeping

Mike Original contents copyright 2019 by Michael C. Johnston and/or the bylined author. All Rights Reserved. Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. (Not) everything must fade away (To see all the comments, click on the "Comments" link below.) Featured Comments from: No featured comments yet—please check back soon! [Author: Michael Johnston]
Tags: Photography, Photographers, Historical, Michael Johnston, Michael C Johnston, Michael Wolf


On Monks and Email

Medieval monks thought a lot about thinking. As University of Georgia history professor Jamie Kreiner elaborates in a recent Aeon article: “Their job, more than anything else, was to focus on divine communication. For these monks, the meditating mind wasn’t supposed to be at ease. It was supposed to be energised. Their favourite words for describing concentration stemmed from the Latin tenere, to hold tight to something. The ideal was a mens intentus, a mind that was always and actively ...
Tags: Instagram, College, Uncategorized, University Of Georgia, Jamie Kreiner


Kartje: Josh Rosen’s classy exit, David Gettleman’s folly and other NFL draft musings

His name loomed over the entire NFL draft, for reasons which, like most matters regarding Josh Rosen, were not of his own volition. Just one year after the Cardinals traded up to choose him in the first round, just weeks after reiterating that he was still “the guy” in Arizona, the Cardinals used the No. 1 overall pick on his replacement. They plastered the team Instagram account with photos of their new quarterback, Kyler Murray, then edited Rosen out of their hype videos. It was not subtle. Th...
Tags: Instagram, Washington, Sports, NFL, Sport, Dolphins, Soccer, Arizona, Chargers, Miami, Nashville, Michigan, New York Giants, Oklahoma, Smith, Giants


2019 ~ Run for the Fallen Maine 5k

2019 ~ Run for the Fallen Maine 5k ~ Set 1 You can use the photos to find out the race results
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A happy young Japanese couple in the light

A young couple lit up by the sun, and by simply being with each other.
Tags: Travel, Photography


5 Effective Ways to Grow Your Brand with Blogging and Social Media

Having an effective business and branding strategy is one of the best ways to find instant and longterm success with starting a business online. It’s not just about sales, content, or even ROI — it’s about having a way to combat with each of these, while also growing and scaling your business over time. For example, building a blog for your business could be a great way to stay ahead of the competition and eventually rankings in the search results. Then we also have social media, which allows f...
Tags: Instagram, Social Media, Blogging, Strong Customer Trust As, Social Media Blogging


Virgil van Dijk branded Liverpool’s best ever defender

Van Dijk wins Player of the Year award Virgil van Dijk joined Liverpool in January of 2018 from Southampton for a fee of around £75m. At the time, a £75m fee did seem somewhat excessive. However, the Dutchman has shown over the last 18 months why Liverpool paid so much for him. VVD is a huge reason why Liverpool’s defence has tightened up so much in the last year or so. His superb efforts have been rewarded recently with van Dijk being named PFA and BBC  Player of the Year. The votes have been...
Tags: England, Instagram, Sport, Bbc, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Southampton, Cardiff, PFA, Anfield, Chelsea FC, Man City, Liverpool Fc, Virgil Van Dijk


Huge List of Free/Cheap ShopRite Unadvertised Deals for The Week

Free at ShopRite 4/28/19 – We’ve put together a huge list of all the unadvertised free deals at ShopRite this week. This is not the full list of ShopRite unadvertised deals but include some of the super cheap and FREE items you can get this week in addition to the regular ShopRite Coupon Match Ups. ... Read More Read more about Huge List of Free/Cheap ShopRite Unadvertised Deals for The Week
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Week 21: Rock Crawling & Bluegrass in Moab

Part of the joy of travel is not only learning about other cultures, but sharing your culture with others. Part of being a good traveler is being a good ambassador for your country. As Carson from Crazy Family Adventure said after a day of celebrating ANZAC Day with us, “I want to travel with people from other countries more often as you can celebrate their holidays with them too.” On our jeep tour in Moab this week Which is exactly what we were doing: sharing our traditions, the soul of our...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Facebook, Utah, Usa, Instagram, Colorado, Australia, Moab, Knox, Island, Batman, Thor, North Carolina, Michael Keaton, Craig


PHOTOS: Spring has officially sprung on Queerty’s Instagram

If you don't follow Queerty on Instagram, you're not getting the full picture.
Tags: Instagram, Life, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Queerty-gram


Teens are getting rich off this social shopping app as their shopping habits change the fashion industry

Depop is a social shopping app that has been described as a mix of eBay and Instagram. It is targeted at Gen Z shoppers.  Since launching in Milan in 2011, the app has grown to have 13 million users in 147 countries around the world, according to the company. Some users are making a decent amount of money flipping their clothes and other belongings.  In a conversation with Business Insider, Rachel Swidenbank — vice president of marketplace at Depop — explained how the app's shopping experience...
Tags: UK, Milan, Instagram, Ebay, US, Trends, Costco, Joe, BJ, Karen Clark, Rachel Swidenbank, Swidenbank, Depop


Eye-detection autofocus coming to the Nikon Z7 and Z6 on May 16

An upcoming firmware update will bring Eye AF to the Nikon Z6 and Z7 -- along with improved autofocus performance in low light. The update will also give the cameras support for the CFexpress format. The post Eye-detection autofocus coming to the Nikon Z7 and Z6 on May 16 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Nikon, CES 2019, Nikon Z6, Nikon Z7


Photographer’s Girlfriend Hates Pictures, So They Came Up With This Adorable Solution

Mikaël Theimer is a dedicated photographer. He is currently dating Marion Munez who hates having her picture taken. Unfortunately for Marion, she is Mikaël’s favorite model. More: Mikaël Theimer h/t: huffingtonpost, boredpanda But these two have been together for over six years now. In order to make it work, they both had to learn to compromise. Mikaël and Marion came up with a kind of... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Girlfriend, Adorable, Photographer, Mikael Theimer, Marion, Mikael, Marion Munez


U.K. Police Investigate Photo Said to Be of Soccer Striker Emiliano Sala’s Body

A picture said to be of the Argentine player, who died in a plane crash in January in the English Channel, was shared on social media.
Tags: Photography, News, Social Media, David, Soccer, Great Britain, English Premier League, Sala, English Channel, Ibbotson, Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Deaths (Fatalities, Emiliano, Dorset (England


Is Photography Art?

Photography isn't art. It is a discipline that can be mastered by passionate people in order to produce art, but it is not art by itself. The post Is Photography Art? appeared first on Light... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Photography, Opinion


2019 Animal Orphanage Pet Run 5k

Results ~ 102 Finishers file photo of Teanne Ewings another win @ age 11 Running friends Mark A Libby Erik Mccarthy Perry Lebreton At the pet run old town Maine ymca (photo by Mary Lebreton
Tags: Photos, Sport, Maine, Running, Erik McCarthy, Teanne Ewings, Mark A Libby Erik Mccarthy Perry Lebreton


Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Inflatable tents and a light gun for LCD TVs

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it's fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Inflatable tents and a light gun for LCD TVs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Cars, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech


8th Annual Memorial Middle School Wellness 5K South Portland, ME, April 28, 2019

8th Annual Memorial Middle School Wellness 5K South Portland, ME, April 28, 2019 ~ Results 40 Finishers courtesy photos of 5k Sports More photos by 5k Sports
Tags: Photos, Sport, Running, South Portland, Matt Lunt, Olivia Spinale, 8th Annual Memorial Middle School Wellness


How a clever photography trick is bringing Seattle’s shipwrecks to the surface

The Global Underwater Explorers dive in the waters around Seattle, which are filled with shipwrecks and sunken planes. Kees Beemster Leverenz uses photogrammetry to make 3D models of the wrecks. The post How a clever photography trick is bringing Seattle’s shipwrecks to the surface appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Science, Trends, Features, Emerging Tech, Photogrammetry


G-Technology Shuttle XL EV with Seagate IronWolf Pro overview

The G-Technology Shuttle XL EV is a beast of a RAID array and has the storage and speed to deal with just about anything you can throw at it. Or so they say. As anyone who has read any of my articles before, you would know that as a video producer, I need lots and […] The post G-Technology Shuttle XL EV with Seagate IronWolf Pro overview appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Reviews, Photography, Data Storage, Harddrives, Raw Video, 4k Raw, G-Technology, Seagate Ironwolf Pro, Shuttle XL EV



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