Color Mom’s World– with Great Gift Options from Jill Kirsh Color! Special Discount Code!

Mother’s Day is almost here! I have been sharing potential Mother’s Day gifts over the last several weeks. Maybe those don’t work for you, or you want to do something a little different for Mother’s Day! You can help MOM (Grandmother, Aunt, Best Friend, Sister, or even yourself) put a little more color in their […]
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The quiet intimacy of an old Tokyo bar

Last year, I posted this series of photos from Shinjuku’s Omoide Yokocho, or Piss Alley as it’s often known. Along with the images, I also tried to explain how the huge increase in tourism over the last few years has changed it — or at least sort of changed it anyway. Basically it’s way busier than it used to be, and yes, the atmosphere can be quite different. But then again, go there on the right day, at the right time, and the alleyway’s former intimacy can still be found, complete with fasci...
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National Geographic’s Milky Way Photo Elicits Internet Accusations of Photoshop Fakery

An article about a collection of amazing photos of the Milky Way were apparently just a little too amazing for some Internet readers. Because they think they’ve found evidence in the photos of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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B&H Eliminates Internet Sales Tax with New Card

Those of us in the photography world know one thing – and only one thing – is certain: It’s going to be expensive. Whether it is gear, accessories, bags, you name it, people spend a ton... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Will Hazard Force Move To Real Madrid?

According to media reports, Eden Hazard is ready to hand in a transfer request in order to force a move to Real Madrid. The Chelsea talisman is understood to be frustrated that there has not been any significant progress in his potential move to the Santiago Bernabeu. Marina Granovskaia, director of the Stamford Bridge club, remains hopeful of keeping the Belgian international and is asking for £98million according to AS. Hazard’s contract expires in 2020 so if a deal is not reached in the u...
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Instagram to Start Fact-Checking Uploads

In another sign of the times, Facebook division Instagram is going to start “fact checking” uploads to its service. Why, you might ask? Because people spread a ton of misinformation on Instagram in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Super Macro lens offers a 2:1 magnification ratio for extreme close ups

Initially announced last month along with a couple of other lenses, the Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Super Macro is now official. Today, Laowa has released pricing and availability information for the new lens. Following on from the success of the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 macro, the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 goes above and beyond most […] The post The Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Super Macro lens offers a 2:1 magnification ratio for extreme close ups appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Bubble-driven boom in M&As hides steep costs long-term

Sridhar Vembu Contributor Sridhar Vembu is the co-founder and CEO of Zoho Corporation. Sridhar initially founded AdventNet in 1996 and became its CEO in 2000. Prior to AdventNet, Sridhar worked as a wireless systems engineer at Qualcomm, Inc. He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and PhD in electrical engineering from Princeton University. Driven by ultra-easy central bank policy, global merger and acq...
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Tyler Perry: John Singletons Untimely Death is “Wake Up Call” To All Of Us…

Tyler Perry hit the net today to stress the importance of heart health in the wake of John Singleton’s untimely passing. Singleton was recently laid to rest after suffering a massive stroke that took him into a coma.  Perry reflects on Singleton’s death and reminds people to monitor their blood pressure and take better care of themselves. Details below… (more…) Related Posts Keri Hilson Wants You To Know She’s Never Had Plastic Surgery…John Singleton To Be Taken Off Life Support Today… *F...
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Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL review

The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are Google’s latest phones, and their key selling point is that they bring the same exact software and camera experience from the Pixel 3 and 3 XL to a much lower price point -- $399 and $479. The post Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Pixel, Google I/O 2019, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a Xl, Google Pixel 3a review

Ricoh GR III review

The Ricoh GR III puts a large, APS-C sensor inside a camera body that's barely bigger than a point-and-shoot. Combined with a stunning 28mm f/2.8 lens, it offers a shooting experience as easy as your phone, but with much better results. The post Ricoh GR III review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Who Were Instagram Users Chatting About During the 2019 Met Gala?

Lady Gaga, Gucci and Kylie Jenner lit up Instagram during the 2019 Met Gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art Monday night. Instagram said the three most-buzzed-about celebrities Monday night (based on total global mentions, either via tagging or including their names in comments, photos or videos) were: Lady Gaga Harry Styles Nicki Minaj...
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Escape the Algorithm!

The way I consumed information online radically changed on July 1, 2013. Before that date I was an avid Google Reader user. After July 1, I stopped being a Google Reader user because Google shut it down. For those of you who don’t remember Google Reader, it was an RSS feed aggregator. For those of you who don’t know what RSS is, it stands for “real simple syndication.” RSS is a web feed that most websites have that allows you to read information from a website without actually going t...
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As AR heads to Google search, Lens learns to translate, add tips, and more

Google Lens can soon help you decide what to eat by scanning the menu, then calculate the tip with one look at the receipt. Translation options are also expanding for Lens, while augmented reality tools will be built into search results. The post As AR heads to Google search, Lens learns to translate, add tips, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Mobile, Photography, News, Trends, Google Search, Virtual Reality, Google Translate, Lens, Google Lens, Google I/O 2019

Get $200 off the Fujifilm X-T3 kit, one of the best cameras you can buy

We're big fans of the Fujifilm X-T3, and we're also big fans of saving money. So when we saw you could save $200 on the X-T3 kit with the XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 stabilized lens, we figured you'd want to know about it. The post Get $200 off the Fujifilm X-T3 kit, one of the best cameras you can buy appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Save the Tax: B&H's "Payboo" Card

[Full disclosure: I'm a B&H Photo affiliate. Purchases from B&H through my links benefit me. So I'm not an objective outside observer here. —MJ] Desperate times call for desperate measures. In October of 2018, B&H Photo, as a result of the South Dakota vs. Wayfair Supreme Court decision, began collecting sales tax on interstate sales in 22 states. This put it at a disadvantage compared to some of its competitors. As a corrective, B&H is today implementing a give-back program for its customers ca...
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It’s a Girl! Future’s (Alleged) 6th Baby Mama Shares Photos of Infant…

NEWFLASH!!! Future is a father… again. [FLASHBACK: Another One! Future’s latest baby mama wants you to know a few things…] The rapper’s reported sixth baby mama, Instagram model Eliza Reign, recently shared that she’d given birth to a beautiful baby girl. The mom also shared how difficult it was going through her pregnancy alone but notes it was totally worth it as she shared a few photos of their little bundle of joy. Details below… Related Posts It’s a Boy!!! Future & Joie Chavis Host...
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At half the price, how does the Pixel 3a camera stack up to the Google Pixel 3?

Google's Pixel 3 is the reigning king of smartphone photography, particularly in the U.S., where the Huawei P30 Pro isn't available. But now you can get the same Pixel 3 camera experience at half the price with Google's Pixel 3a. The post At half the price, how does the Pixel 3a camera stack up to the Google Pixel 3? appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Indians' Bauer shares social media threats

Trevor Bauer's worst outing of the season for the Cleveland Indians brought out the worst of social media. Following Monday night's home game against the Chicago White Sox, a 9-1 loss, Bauer commented on the offensive messages he received on Instagram, which included death threats, slurs and other ill wishes. From his Twitter account, Bauer called out Instagram for not having a way to report the messages he had received.
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Tech Fix: Google Pixel 3A Review: The $400 Smartphone You’ve Been Waiting For

The first midrange Pixel is packed with innovations, without a shocking price.
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How to Spot an AI-Generated Photo

The first time I explained to my son, as a preschooler, that cartoon characters were not really real but drawn and animated on a computer, it blew his mind. How could something that looked so realistic actually be fake? I think I now know how he felt; lately, the more I learn about AI-generated photos, the more my…Read more...
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Do Facebook’s Fact-Checking Efforts Even Work?

At the end of 2016, Facebook decided to finally do something about its misinformation problem. It tasked a bunch of third-party fact-checkers to flag and weed out fake and misleading content from its News Feed. Now, it’s extending this fact-checking effort to Instagram.Read more...
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The Nikon D7500 lowers its price so you can shoot fast and save cash

Eyeing Nikon's fast, but not crazy expensive, D7500 DSLR? Try this Nikon D7500 deal at $200 off the body, or even bigger savings off a camera bundle with a lens. The D7500 is a good Nikon deal at regular price, but the discount sweetens the 8 fps APS-C camera even more. The post The Nikon D7500 lowers its price so you can shoot fast and save cash appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Bella Hadid Just Stepped Out With A Supermodel Pixie Cut

We suspected that Bella Hadid would wear something on-brand sexy for this year's Met Gala. What we didn't expect was a look so dramatic she was virtually unrecognizable — with a shockingly short haircut.The supermodel showed up to last night's Met red carpet solo, in a tight black Moschino gown with oblong bejeweled cutouts framing her hip bones. Fashion or thematic appreciation aside, the real moment of the look was Hadid's hair: a sleek ear-length pixie, with bangs swooping across her forehea...
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Jake Paul: Woman suspects she was drugged at party hosted by YouTube star

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating a complaint from a woman who suspects that she was drugged at a party at YouTube star Jake Paul’s home.Police received a report from the woman Sunday night, following a birthday party Mr Paul hosted for rapper Desiigner’s on Saturday. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said that detectives were looking into the alleged incident. "On Sunday, May 5, 2019, the Malibu Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station was mad...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Youtube, The Daily Mail, PAUL, Desiigner, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Sheriff 's Department, Jake Paul, West Hills Hospital, Malibu Lost Hills Sheriff 's Station

Instagram Is Testing Facebook’s Third-Party Fact-Checking System

Facebook is testing the extension of its third-party fact-checking partnership initiative to its Instagram photo- and video-sharing network. Instagram brand communications manager Stephanie Otway told Daniel Funke of Poynter that Instagram started working more closely with its parent company's News Feed integrity team for the U.S. midterm elections last November. In a test starting this...
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3 Free Ebooks That Will Bring Your Coastal Landscapes Up To Scratch

Landscape photography, particularly coastal landscape photography, is a lifelong obsession for many of us. From capturing the movement of the sea to ensuring you get the lighting and foreground you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Finding Your Style: 6 Tips for Finding the Best Interior Designer for Your Needs

Decorating a home to fit its owner’s sense of style is no easy feat. While some homeowners and apartment dwellers take on the job of decorating their living areas themselves, others are better suited... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Lithophanes – How to 3D print your photographs

When I was first told “Hey, you should 3D print some of your photos” a couple of years, I thought they were mad. 3D print a photo? Then I did a little digging and found out that you can actually 3D print photographs. Sort of. They’re called lithophanes, a pretty old technique that’s been around […] The post Lithophanes – How to 3D print your photographs appeared first on DIY Photography.
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The World’s Great Age Begins Anew: Athletes Mark May 1

David Norris (APU) and Luke Jager (University of Utah) (very small skiers on trail in center background) ski up Archangel Road, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska, on May 1, 2019. (photo: Gavin Kentch) If you’re reading this website, you’re probably well aware that the nordic skiing training year begins on May 1. In a sport where most races happen between November and March, and demand of athletes that they repeatedly race to the point of nearly losing consciousness, the preparation for race season h...
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