How to Digitize Your Old Film Photos

I’m a big fan of film photography, but one problem is that physical photos are hard to share. Everyone uses Instagram or Facebook now. Thankfully, it’s relatively simple—though not necessarily cheap—to digitize film photos. So, whether you’ve found a box of old photos in your parent’s basement you want to put online, or you just shot a roll of 35mm film last week, here’s what to do. Film photos come in two forms: developed photo prints and the original slides or negatives. Photo prints are easi...
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Kim Kardashian Hilariously Reacts to 9 Things Anyone Obsessed With Makeup Would Understand

There are a few things in life that we all know to be true: water is wet, the sun rises and sets, and the Kardashian/Jenner family are the queens of cosmetics. You likely already have your hands on some of Kim Kardashian's KKW Beauty products, which include everything from concealer kits and lipsticks to fragrances and highlighter palettes. But now she's bringing fans straight into her cosmetics world with an experiential and immersive pop-up featuring her iconic products transformed into instal...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, Makeup, Instagram, Beauty, Kim, Kim Kardashian West, Kardashian Jenner, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa CA, KKW Beauty, Celebrity Interview

Pic Debunking Photo of Paris Riots Proven False After Going Viral

That headline was a doozy to write, but here goes with keeping this story straight. Many of us in the photography world follow the news, and the riots in Paris are a particularly photography-worthy moment in time. Image via Agence France Presse FactCheck Twitter Account. Producing some stark images of people power in action, the Paris protests, as well as those outside of the French capital city, are among the biggest stories this year and, being political, it is producing a ton of false narra...
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Pedro Pascal Shares ‘The Mandalorian’ Concept Art by Dave Filoni

On the heels of his official announcement as the star of Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, Pedro Pascal has shared concept art of his titular Mandalorian warrior. Though we already got a glimpse of his full costume in a set photo released two months ago, this concept art by Star Wars Rebels‘ Dave Filoni gives us a closer look at the armor worn by the newly created character. Pedro Pascal took to Instagram to share two pieces of concept art created by The Mandalori...
Tags: Television, Movies, Instagram, Sci-fi, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Concept Art, Werner Herzog, Pedro Pascal, Jango, Dave Filoni, Taika Waititi Thor, Pedro Pascal @pascalispunk, The Mandalorian, Jon Favreau Dave Filoni Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson Karen Gilchrist

Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s Taylor Swift Concert Documentary, Arriving on New Year’s Eve

Are you ready for it? This morning, Taylor Swift made a surprise announcement about a concert documentary focusing on the music superstar’s Reputation stadium tour that she embarked on from May 8, 2018 through November 21, 2018, spanning locations from the United States to Japan. The documentary is coming to Netlix very soon and you can watch the trailer below. Taylor Swift Concert Documentary Trailer I’m not gonna lie: I love me some Taylor Swift, and not in a shameful guilty pleasure w...
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Just how to Produce an Essay’s Conclusion

Although we receive hundreds of composition requests one hour, the standard speed of pleasure is continually only several hrs, less. Yet, it is vital that you pay more money with this specific choice to purchase documents on-line support. Naturally, at our service you CAn’t simply buy essays, and also obtain some other sort of assignment. You are able to get documents British at fair cost and also get the opportunity to allow it to be lower. If you must get essays online it might qualify the f...
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This Agency’s Holiday Card is an Auction of Award Show Bling

Every year, Toronto-based independent agency Bensimon Byrne and its divisions Narrative andOneMethod hold a holiday charity drive. This year they decided to go all in on Casey House, Canada’s first and only stand-alone hospital for people living with HIV/AIDS—not just doing their recent campaign pro-bono, but also trying to raise as much money for them as possible. The agencies began their fundraising with an in-house holiday drive, which raised $20,000, but they wanted to do something bi...
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Lovely First Looks of 2018

We love the first look, we love how much anticipation and excitement is in one moment. How private and beautiful it is, It’s one of those wedding day moments that is pure and free of fuss and expectation. So we had to pay homage to this beautiful moment, by rounding up just some of the moments we’ve featured this year with our Lovely First Looks of 2018 roundup! Click for all of the captured moments! Continue reading Lovely First Looks of 2018
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Instagram Best Practices For Artists

Instagram: currently the fastest growing social media platform, it's one of the most important tools when it comes to making a splash on social media, and variety of new perks and features mean it's become easier than ever to connect with your fans and stoke the growth of you fanbase, provided you follow these practices. _______________________ Guest post by Tarryn Meyers of the Symphonic Blog With over a billion monthly users, Instagram has become the fastest growing social...
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Guess What Facebook Fucked Up This Time

Facebook did it again.
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Ten TOP Recommended Cameras

[This post is under construction.Please check back.] Having read thousands of individual reviews, having heard from hundreds of readers, having looked at online JPEGs till the cows come home, and having been blessed with an uncanny knack for reading between the lines, divining the tea leaves, and keeping one ear to the ground where cameras are concerned, and... I originated and wrote this annual feature for the now-historical PT way back in the '90s ...having been at this a while, I cons...
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Hershey’s “Heartwarming the World” Campaign featuring “Bells”

  Hershey’s has always warmed hearts. Now through the “Heartwarming the World” campaign, the Hershey’s brand is on a mission, melting boundaries and dissolving distances--all to create a better, sweeter world. This holiday season, the company is leveraging the iconic “Bells” TV commercial—beloved for nearly 30 years—into an active experience via broadcast, digital and social. Instead of just watching the commercial, for the first time ever, people get ...
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Massive Cave Discovered in Canada, Scientists Launch Minor Cover-up to Protect It from Instagram

Another location is saying “No thanks!” to Instagram, yet we can’t tell you where it is exactly. Scientists in Canada discovered a massive cave and, in order to protect it from social media, are now concealing the location. Image via Denniz Futalan from We do get an awesome aerial view of the site, however, courtesy of Canadian Geographic. You can watch that video by clicking here. Discovered in British Columbia, a province of Canada, the cave can be found in Wells Gray Provincial ...
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How To Decide Where To Promote Your Music

Although necessary, promoting your music is usually an pricey proposition. Social media platforms, however, provide a largely inexpensive, risk free space for artists to hawk their wares. But, as CD Baby's  Chris Robley explains, this still requires a careful, measured approach in order to be successful. __________________________ By Chris Robley of  CD Baby from the DIY Musician blog The five most important factors when considering social and ad platforms for your music promotion...
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XXXTentacion’s Baby Mama Revealed: Meet Jenesis Sanchez, Baby Due in January

XXXTentacion’s baby mama has finally been revealed, and her name is Jenesis Sanchez. The late rapper’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, has been providing fans with updates about his unborn child for the past several months, and she’s kept the tradition going by revealing that the unborn baby is a boy and his name will be “Gekyume”—a word XXX invented back in March, just a few months before he was killed. The word means “different state” or “next universe of thought.” On Monday, December 3rd, Bernard ...
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How to find and share your top Instagram posts from 2018

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Since there’s only two weeks until the end of year, there’s no better time to sit back, relax, and reflect on what was probably the worst year ever — filled with terrible political decisions.  To commemorate your 2018, what better way is there than looking back at your year on Instagram and seeing your top nine best performing posts? How to see your 9 most po...
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The Art of the Personal Project: Dax Ward

The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.  In this thread, I’ll include a link to each personal project with the artist statement so you can see more of the project. Please note: This thread is not affiliated with any company; I’m just featuring projects that I find.  Please DO NOT send me your work.  I do n...
Tags: Photography, Bangkok, Personal Project, Suzanne Sease, The Martin Agency, Kaplan Thaler Capital One Best, Dax Ward, New World Mall Bangkok Thailand, Bhirasri Institute of Modern Art Sathorn Soi

All These Worlds Are Yours, Except Europa: Epic Time-Lapse Shot in Space is Longest Ever Recorded

Time-lapse photography is some really cool stuff, but when you apply it to space, it becomes even more amazing, especially given the scale of things. Who doesn’t love to watch the light from distant stars blink into existence? And further, who doesn’t stand in awe of their luster, especially when compared with the lights from cities on the nearby Earth’s surface? The distances are so enormous between the two yet the light so similar in intensity – is this not truly what photography is all about?...
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Here's How You Can Share Your Top-Nine Instagrams Of 2018

T-minus two weeks until the end of the year, which means it's officially time to sit back and reflect on (the chaos that was) 2018. And what better way is there than by looking at your most popular Instagram posts of the year? Rather than sifting through your grid and manually choosing highlights to post, you can use the Top Nine app to create a collage of your nine most-liked photos of the year. Because if it's not on your Insta grid, did it really happen?To get your top-nine grid, first downl...
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Behold the Amazing Sea Life Argentina’s New Marine Reserves Will Protect

Brightly-colored sea anemones. Green-eyed shrimp. Blue starfish. All these creatures can be found in the waters of Argentina’s two newly designated marine protected areas, which together span 25 million acres.Read more...
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Top M&A predictions for telco and media in 2019

2018 has been a year of transformation in the telecom and media industries.  Telco behemoths snatched up media and ad tech in an effort to compete against the Silicon Valley giants. D igital upstarts like Netflix or YouTube threaten cable-TV viewership and subscriber counts while the Facebook-Google duopoly has a chokehold on digital advertising. What followed in 2018 were megadeals and industry-reckoning antitrust decisions by the DOJ. AT&T scooped up Time Warner and AppNexus. Disney acquir...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Hbo, Instagram, Time Warner, Lionsgate, Youtube, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Revolution, Roku, Cbs, Silicon Valley, Morgan Stanley

Media and advertising could be rocked by some big deals in 2019 — including Comcast buying Cheddar and Netflix buying Snap

2018 has been a year of transformation in the telecom and media industries.  Telco behemoths snatched up media and ad tech in an effort to compete against the Silicon Valley giants. D igital upstarts like Netflix or YouTube threaten cable-TV viewership and subscriber counts while the Facebook-Google duopoly has a chokehold on digital advertising. What followed in 2018 were megadeals and industry-reckoning antitrust decisions by the DOJ. AT&T scooped up Time Warner and AppNexus. Disney acquir...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Hbo, Instagram, Time Warner, Lionsgate, Youtube, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Revolution, Roku, Cbs, Silicon Valley, Morgan Stanley

Instagram Year in Review 2018: Fortnite records highest hashtag, heart emoji, Disneyland Tokyo and much more

With 2018 coming to an end, companies are bringing yearly rewinds and highlights to showcase the things that trended on their platform over the course of 12 months. After Google, it is Instagram which is sharing trends from the year. [embed][/embed] The 'Heart Love Sticker' by Arata was the most-used Giphy sticker in Stories, while 'Heart Eyes' was the most-used Face Filter in Stories. In Feed, the he...
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Instagram influencer scams hopefuls

People will go to great lengths to reach Instagram follower benchmarks and potentially live out their dreams of becoming an influencer — especially in the travel world. Current Instagram stars know this better than anyone, and they can either use their knowledge to benefit others… or take advantage of them. Aggie, of Travel in Her Shoes, currently has 860k followers on Instagram, and she offered a 12-week Master Tribe course designed to help fledgling Instagrammers reach superstardom. The cou...
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The New York Stock Exchange reportedly used stand ins to make its trading floor look busier when trying to win Snap's IPO (SNAP)

The New York Stock Exchange reportedly used stand ins when it attempted to lure Snap's initial public offering, the New York Post reported Friday. Executives at the Big Board ordered dozens of employees to head down to the trading floor to make it look busier than it really was in order to impress Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, the report said. Watch Snap trade live. The New York Stock Exchange used a trick two years ago when it attempted to lure Snap's initial public offering, a report says. On Nov...
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These Are The Top Instagram Trends Of The Year

This year was big for Instagram. The social media platform gave us IGTV, the concept of "intentional" scrolling, a new and improved shopping feature, Close Friends, and custom Rihanna filters. So as the year comes to a close, let's take a walk down memory lane at Instagram's Year In Review highlights — from the feel-good, to the plain weird (soap cutting), to the culturally powerful.Ahead, a roundup of everything from the top Instagram hashtags to the top dance challenge of 2018. But if you wan...
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this was a good week

Selfie, taken with my desktop computer in my new office, Thursday, December 13th, 2018. This was a good week! Here’s why:• I’m finally getting over my cough, we’ll be officially done moving this weekend, and my office is all set up and ready to go. It’s nice for Chookooloonks HQ to have a permanent home again. (You can see a tour of my tiny little set-up here.)• I’ve been so f...
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Give Us 8 Minutes, We’ll Tell You How to Get Followers for Your Business on Instagram

Instagram currently has more than 1 billion active users. It’s one of the fastest growing social platforms on the planet and is especially popular with young people, who happen to be a popular target for a lot of small business. So if you’re not already using Instagram to reach your small business audience, you probably should be. But it’s not enough to simply sign up for an account and start posting about your products or services. You need to actually get people to follow you if you want your...
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Facebook veterans are changing the world of blockchain and crypto startups: Here are 15 ex-Facebook employees who went crypto (FB)

Facebook is working on a secretive blockchain project, but many Facebook employees are jumping ship to work on their own blockchain and crypto projects. The Facebook veterans are bringing high-level tech experience and discipline to a crypto sector famous for chaos and turmoil. Business Insider spoke to industry insiders to track down 15 alumni from the social network now working in the space, and interviewed many of them. Facebook turned heads earlier this year when it announced that it was ...
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Win money to go sans phone in 2019

Put your hand up if your new year’s resolution is to spend less time on you phone. Now, put your hand up if you’re actually willing to give up your phone for the entirety of 2019. There probably aren’t many hands still up, but if there are, Vitaminwater is offering $100,000 to anyone who can go a full year without their smartphone. Just use the hashtag #nophoneforayear on Twitter or Instagram and write a description of what you think your year would look like without a smartphone. Based on or...
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