Bloomberg May Be Taking Hits in the Polls, But He's Crushing the Social Media Cringe Finals

Former New York City mayor and billionaire oligarch Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign hasn’t had the best week since the Feb. 19 Democratic primary debate in Nevada, where he was more or less mechanically separated into meat byproducts by the rest of the field on everything from his support for stop-and-frisk…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Elections, Science, Technology, Instagram, New York City, Social Media, Bloomberg, Nevada, 2016 Election, Michael Bloomberg, Mike Bloomberg, Pobodys Nerfect This Mess Is A Place

The Pentagon Develops an Anti-Drone SWAT Team

Drones have become more than nuisance in many ways. To certain pieces of critical infrastructure, like airports and power plants, drones are a legitimate threat. That’s probably why the Pentagon is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Everyone Can Calm Down About the Fuji X-H2

You know how excited we get about new cameras. But we also have to report the news as it is and, as it stands right now, everyone can calm down about the Fuji X-H2 because it isn’t happening –... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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At the Sunrise Café...

... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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It’s Carnaval time! Here are photos of gorgeous people Rio de Janeiro

Check out these sexy pics of the sexiest people on the planet
Tags: Hot, Feature, Life, Lifestyle, Rio De Janeiro, Pics, Queerty, Gaycities Link, Carnaval

Here’s how to create super fast video renders in DaVinci Resolve

No matter what video editing application you use, one of the biggest pains is the speed at which your final video renders out. Even with a pretty powerful system, they can take a while, especially if you’re using high res footage with lots of effects. It turns out that Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve has a way […] The post Here’s how to create super fast video renders in DaVinci Resolve appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Video, Tutorials, Tutorial, Video Editing, Blackmagic, DaVinci Resolve, Jamie Fenn

The Best Memes Of 2020 So Far says a meme is, “a cultural item in the form of an image, video, phrase, etc., that is spread via the Internet and often altered in a creative or humorous way.” Merriam-Webster defines “meme” as, “an idea, behavior style or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” But here is where we go full-on galaxy brain. Wikipedia, of all places, has one of the most intense takes on memes, describing them as, “a viral phenomenon that may evolve by natural selection in a man...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Wikipedia, Los Angeles, Bloomberg, Reddit, Steve Buscemi, Black Mirror, Bernie Sanders, Feist, Rosa, Bernie, Merriam Webster, Billie Eilish, Tiktok

Amanda Holden's blue leopard maxi dress has Instagram fans obsessed

Amanda Holden recently launched her new BundleBerry collection at QVC UK and took to social...
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A TikTok influencer cat with 2 million followers earns up to $60,000 for a sponsored video package

The adventure and travel influencer JJ Yosh and his cat Simon have 2.8 million followers across Instagram and TikTok.  The duo became popular on social media after posting photos and videos of their hiking trips in Colorado and other outdoor destinations. Yosh and Simon often sell sponsored content on their social channels as a package, attracting five-figure deals with brands, Yosh said. The pair have worked with a variety of companies, including Procter & Gamble, Intuit, and Petco. Click her...
Tags: Instagram, Colorado, Los Angeles, Trends, New Mexico, Ken Burns, Lake Tahoe, Samuel Adams, Simon, Rio Grande, Dunkin, Ahi, Chipotle WalMart, Tiktok, Yosh, Charli D Amelio

A Shot Before Last Call: Capturing New Orleans’s Vanishing Black Bars

Two years ago, a photographer began documenting the remaining black-owned bars and lounges on a storied stretch of St. Bernard Avenue. Inside these spaces, tradition is paramount.
Tags: Photography, News, New Orleans, Black People, Mardi Gras, New Orleans (La, Bars and Nightclubs, Rhythm and Blues (Music, Vanishing Black Bars

Cool Stuff: Jeff Victor’s Latest Pop Culture Evolutions Art Book

We’ve been fans of artist and illustrator Jeff Victor for a long time here at /Film. We’ve especially enjoyed his “Pop Culture Evolutions” series, an illustrated timeline of famous pop culture characters as they change through the years. Now he’s compiling his most recent work into a new book called Evolutions: The Art of Jeff Victor, and he’s turning to Kickstarter to fund it. Check out his video pitch below, and find out what kinds of rewards you can get for helping to make the book a reality...
Tags: Art, Books, Movies, Instagram, Disney, Kickstarter, Cool Stuff, Victor, Billy Dee Williams, Lando, Boba Fett, Skywalker, Donald Glover, Lando Calrissian, Jeff Victor, Jeff Victor @jeffvictorart

How to add Spotify music to your Instagram story in 5 simple steps

It's easy to add Spotify music to your Instagram story, though doing so requires access to both apps. In the Spotify mobile app, choose to share your music and then select Instagram Stories. This will open the social media app and allow you to make adjustments to your story before posting. Sharing on Instagram allows your followers to see what you are listening to, and provides a direct link back to the Spotify app for others to find the song. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more storie...
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A 43-megapixel 8K Sony sensor has been “leaked” but could it possibly be real?

Recently, word of a new Sony IMX671AQR sensor was “leaked” via the Fuji Rumors comments. There isn’t much info about it except for what appears to be a screenshot of the first page of a datasheet. That screenshot details a 43-megapixel APS-C camera capable of shooting 12-bit 8K video. But is it for real? Doubt […] The post A 43-megapixel 8K Sony sensor has been “leaked” but could it possibly be real? appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Video, News, Sony, Rumor, Rumour, Aps-c, A7000, Sony A7000, IMX671

Could Harry & Meghan Make Their Living As Instagram Influencers?

Since officially announcing that they would be stepping down, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s future outside of Britain’s royal family has been a topic of debate and social media fodder for a consistent few months. Every aspect of their new life — from where they’ll live once they retire in the spring to how they’ll make a financial living — has been subject to public speculation. In the less than two months following their January declaration, the couple has made Canada their home, agree...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Canada, Britain, Kate Middleton, Prince William, Harry, Duke, Sussex, Elizabeth, Meghan, MEGHAN MARKLE, Harry Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, Sussex Royal

“American Chopper” star ordered to pay over $258,000 for using photographer’s work without permission

Paul Teutul Sr., the star of the famous reality TV show “American Chopper,” has been sued by a photographer whose photo he used without permission. The judge has sided with the photographer, and the court has ordered Teutul to pay $258,484.45 for copyright infringement. The photographer filed the lawsuit against Paul Teutul Sr. and his […] The post “American Chopper” star ordered to pay over $258,000 for using photographer’s work without permission appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Lawsuit, News, Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Infringement, Copyright Law, Paul Teutul, American Chopper, Paul Teutul Sr, Copyright Protection, Teutul

How do influencers pay taxes? 4 steps to conquer tax season as a self-employed social-media creator

At many jobs, a portion of your income is automatically deducted from your paycheck for taxes. But when you work for yourself, you are responsible for deducting this amount out and for keeping track of every dollar you earn. Social-media influencers often work for themselves and have to pay self-employment taxes.  Business Insider spoke to the head of tax at Betterment, a firm that offers digital investing advice, along with several influencers across Instagram and YouTube, on their tax-season...
Tags: Google, New York, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Dallas, Ken Burns, Irs, Betterment, Vanguard, Lopez, Katy Bellotte, Adelaine Morin, Natalie Barbu, Morgan Yates, Ruby Asabor

Is It Possible To Enjoy The Instagram “Museum” Without Your Phone?

Specifically, the Ice Cream “Museum,” which is all about shareable selfies. After all, what’s the point of going if not to take appealing pictures? – New York Magazine
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Bisexual reality star claps back at interviewers who ask him to “make a choice” between men or women

View this post on Instagram You have so much to SMILE about. Don’t you forget it. Happy Sunday, Beautiful Souls! ? #LoveIsBlind A post shared by Carlton Morton (@carltonmorton) on Feb 23, 2020 at 5:12am PST Carlton Morton currently appears on Netflix’s new dating reality series Love Is Blind. In an recent appearance on the radio program “The Morning Culture,” the reality star opened up about his ...
Tags: Instagram, Life, Lifestyle, Netflix, Sexuality, Morton, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Bisexuality, Fluid, Love Is Blind, Fluidity, Carlton Morton

Celebface: Why everyone looks the same on Instagram

In Guns, Germs, and Steel, author Jared Diamond describes two systems of invention transmission: 1) idea diffusion: imitation of an idea, and 2) blueprint copying: literal copying of an idea. Diamond uses the development of writing systems as the medium to discuss the concepts, noting that written writing systems probably only rose independently in Sumeria (3000 B.C.E.) and in […] The post Celebface: Why everyone looks the same on Instagram appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Inspiration, Social Media, Beauty, Facetune, Allen Murabayashi, Jared Diamond, Sumeria, Beauty Standards

This keyboard for creatives has built-in SD & microSD card slots, HDMI and a USB hub

Computer keyboards are all fairly standard these days, with very few exceptions. You’ve got the standard, normal, boring keyboards for PCs and Macs, then you’ve got the hot looking gaming keyboards with their backlit Cherry MX keys and 3 million macro buttons, and then there are the speciality keyboards, like Blackmagic’s editing keyboard for DaVinci […] The post This keyboard for creatives has built-in SD & microSD card slots, HDMI and a USB hub appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Keyboard, Kickstarter, Blackmagic, KD-K1, Kolude

Custom flash drives for your photography business

Looking for Custom flash drives? USB Memory Direct offers customizable flash drives for your photography business. When they reached out to me asking for a review of their products, I told them to surprise me with product and design. I wanted to see what they could do with custom flash drives. So that is what they did. A week later I had a box at my door with 20 or so custom flash drives. USB Memory Direct offers many styles of USB drives, each with a unique look for your photography business. A...
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Respekk – “Self Preservation” (Video)

Bursting on to the scene with his 2019 buzzworthy project, Family, Freedom, & Fortunes, emerging Georgia rapper Respekk capitalizes on the newfound popularity in the release of his new video, off his new deal with Playas Club Music Group, called “Self Preservation”. Directed by ShotbyWolf, Respekk speaks on his time in the streets and the unforgettable trauma that came from hustling. “Self Preservation” details the rise of the emerging star from street hustler with aspirations of becoming somet...
Tags: Videos, Instagram, Georgia, Jazz, Playas Club Music Group, ShotbyWolf Respekk, Respekk, Haneef Ali

Photographer charged with arson and criminal trespass after setting house on fire to photograph it

A Utah photographer Thomas Fox Shea has been charged with arson and criminal trespass after setting a house on fire in order to take photos. No, I didn’t make a mistake: he admitted he started the fire so he could photograph it, and it got out of control, burning is facial hair and eyebrows off. […] The post Photographer charged with arson and criminal trespass after setting house on fire to photograph it appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Utah, Photography, News, Fire, Valentine's Day, Danger, Dangerous Photography, Photographing Fire, Valentine’s, Thomas Fox Shea

The Daily Promo – Peter Yang

Peter Yang Who printed it? Madison Print Solutions Printed on with a 4 color process on an HD Indigo 12000 Who designed it? David Calderley of Graphic Therapy Tell me about the images? Andy Samberg: This was shot quite a while back at Sun Studios in NY. It was one of my favorite spots and was sad to see when they closed. During the Andy shoot, I noticed this really cool spot architecturally and thought it would be funny to see Andy’s head peeking around the corner. It k...
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The 'best luxury resort in Southeast Asia' gets contacted every day by influencers asking to stay in its $7,000-per-night villas. Here's how the head of marketing decides who to pick.

The JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay was named the best luxury resort in Southeast Asia, with villas costing $7,000 a night and gorgeous beach views.  Francesca Barba, the resort's director of sales and marketing, says that influencers contact the resort almost every day, hoping to partner with and stay at the luxury spot.  According to Barba, factors such as influencers' skillset and follower engagement are more important than follower count when deciding who to partner with.  Visit Business ...
Tags: Instagram, Southeast Asia, Trends, Cambodia, Vietnam, BARDA, Barba, PERELLI, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, Bill Bensley, Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, Amanda Perelli, Francesca Barba, Emerald Bay Resort, Instagram JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort, Benseley

How I photographed Goetheanum in Switzerland, a masterpiece of modern architecture

An architectural photo series of the Goetheanum building in Dornach, Switzerland. The Goetheanum is the world center for the anthroposophical movement. The building was designed by Rudolf Steiner and named after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. It includes two performance halls with 1500 seats, a gallery and lecture spaces, a library, a bookstore, and administrative spaces […] The post How I photographed Goetheanum in Switzerland, a masterpiece of modern architecture appeared first on DIY Photography...
Tags: Photography, Diy, Architecture, Switzerland, Rudolf Steiner, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Architectural, Architecture Photography, Matthias Dengler, Dornach Switzerland

Stop caring about other photographers’ work and start shooting what you like

Just like fashion, photography has its own trends too. And more often than not, you’ll see people who follow trends get more feedback and recognition on social media. Does this mean you should follow trends too? Should you rely on other people’s work? According to Steve O’Nions, this is not the path to take. In […] The post Stop caring about other photographers’ work and start shooting what you like appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Style, Inspiration, Personal Style, Find your style, Photographic Style, Steve O Nions

Have You Tried Instagram’s Interactive Stories Ads?

When brainstorming about new testing ideas for a client, I remembered the launch of interactive ads in Instagram Stories. They launched last year, but let’s take a look at them now in case this fun ad type passed you by or got stuck on the back shelf. What are Instagram Interactive Ads? Interactive ads are also known as interactive poll ads. They are basically a way to get instant feedback for an A or B scenario, along a viewer to engage in a new way with your brand. Here is are a few example...
Tags: Instagram, Sem, Interactive, Instagram Ads, Instagram Stories, Story Ads, Interactive Ads, Interactive Poll Ads, Poll Ads, Stories Ads

How to shoot easy eCommerce product photography in just two minutes

Ecommerce photography needs to be a quick process with great results every time. Well, it does from my point of view. If I have many items to photograph I want the process and I want to be quick and efficient, then I believe I have found the perfect setup! For a long time, I have […] The post How to shoot easy eCommerce product photography in just two minutes appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Led Lights, Product Photography, Barry Mountford, LED Panels

85mm Lens Uses: It’s Not Just For Portraits

The 85mm prime lens is well known for capturing beautiful portraits. Its relatively light weight, fast speed and wide aperture also makes it a superb event lens. However, the 85mm is often... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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