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George W. Bush treats Secret Service detail to pizza

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown. A photo posted on Bush’s Instagram and Facebook pages shows him delivering pizzas to the detail. On his posting, Bush said he and wife Laura “are […]
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Ap, Nation, Dallas, Secret Service, George W Bush, Bush, Laura


Ex-president orders pizza for Secret Service during shutdown

Former President George W. Bush called for federal lawmakers to "put politics aside" and end the government shutdown in an Instagram post Friday that showed him giving pizza to his Secret Service detail.
Tags: News, Instagram, Stories, Secret Service, George W Bush


Organized crime is laundering money through Fortnite's in-game currency

Criminals are using stolen credit cards to buy Fortnite V-bucks, then selling the in-game currency for bitcoin at a discount on the dark web as a way to launder money. From The Independent: Discounted V-bucks are being sold in bulk on the dark web – a hidden section of the internet only accessible using specialist software – as well as in smaller quantities on the open web by advertising them on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. By posing as potential customers, Sixgill agents ...
Tags: Post, News, Instagram, Dark Web, Fortnite, Sixgill, Benjamin Preminger


Tamron confirms Nikon Z6 compatibility with six of their Di & Di II lenses

Tamron has updated their list of Di and DI II series lenses confirmed to work with the Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras. The firmware updates, which started to come in November 2018 had only been tested with the Nikon Z7 at the time, and Z6 compatibility was more of a “well, it should work” sort […] The post Tamron confirms Nikon Z6 compatibility with six of their Di & Di II lenses appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Nikon, Tamron, Nikon Z6, Nikon Z7, Nikon FTZ, Nikon Z Mount


To Get This Artist’s Message, You Have to Look Really Closely

With “This Land,” David Opdyke melds art and activism, hoping to inspire urgent changes in vision, one postcard, and viewer, at a time.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Global Warming, University Of Michigan, David Opdyke


Cardi B’s Anti-Government Shutdown Rant Is Now a Pretty Hot Song …

Cardi B’s Instagram messages usually have a solid cadence to them, and meme savants the Gregory Brothers have turned their songifying skills to her passionate rant against President Trump and the GOP over the government shutdown. Titled “Yeah B—h / Nah B—h,” the short clips mashes up several of Cardi’s lines with the beat from […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Gop, Trump, Cardi B, Cardi, Gregory Brothers


NASA asteroid probe OSIRIS-REx photographed the Earth & Moon from 71 million miles away

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe is tasked with the mission of obtaining a sample of 101955 Bennu, a carbonaceous near-Earth asteroid. Discovered in September 1999, Bennu has a 1-in-2,700 chance of hitting Earth at some point. But, if it does, it’ll happen long after we’re all gone at some point between 2175 and 2199. OSIRIS-REx arrived at […] The post NASA asteroid probe OSIRIS-REx photographed the Earth & Moon from 71 million miles away appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Nasa, Earth, Moon, Bennu, Moon Photography, OSIRIX-REx


Can Art Make Something Happen?

With “This Land,” David Opdyke melds art and activism, hoping to inspire urgent changes in vision, one postcard, and viewer, at a time.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Global Warming, University Of Michigan, David Opdyke


Sony Announces a6400 Mid-Range APS-C Mirrorless Upgrade

New day, new gear announcements – this time from Sony. In a camera that is being compared to the a6300 just with more power, Sony announced a mid-range APS-C mirrorless a6400 which features a rear, flip-up touchscreen as well as a processor and autofocus system (AF) borrowed from the a9 models per a report in DPReview. Image via Sony. The a6400 will be capable of 24.2MP captures at 11 fps or 8 fps in silent shutter mode. It will also have full autofocus – a real selling point for the a6400. In...
Tags: Photography, News, Sony, Hdr, Sony Electronics, DPReview, Sony VP of Imaging Solutions, Neal Manowitz, Mid Range APS C Mirrorless Upgrade


The Phenom Next Door: Gus Schumacher Looks to Lahti

The U.S. men’s silver-medal relay last February at 2018 Junior World Championships in Goms, Switzerland, with (from left to right) Luke Jager, Hunter Wonders, Gus Schumacher, and Ben Ogden. (Photo: Julia Kern) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Gus Schumacher spent last winter traveling the world for ski racing, including laying down the season’s most dramatic anchor leg, non-Jessie Diggins edition, to bring the U.S. men’s relay team from fourth to a historic second at World Juniors. The then-high school sen...
Tags: Europe, General, News, Instagram, Interviews, France, Russia, America, Bill Roth, Sport, Racing, Alaska, Skiing, Aws, Ncaa, Norway


GoPro Fusion to receive 5.8K resolution bump and 24fps recording in new firmware

So, with Fuji, Sony and now GoPro picking up the “we’ll just add new features in future firmware” trend, it looks like this is just the way of things now. GoPro’s announcement today adds a few features to the GoPro Fusion, increasing functionality for filmmakers and 360° content creators. There’s also a new Fusion Studio […] The post GoPro Fusion to receive 5.8K resolution bump and 24fps recording in new firmware appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Gopro, Firmware, 360 Camera, 360 Video, Fuji Sony, GoPro Fusion


Company issues lifetime ban after man jumps from cruise ship

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean International says it’s issued a lifetime ban for a Canadian man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas. The Sun Sentinel reports that Nick Naydev posted the video on Instagram last week showing him standing on the balcony of the Symphony of the Seas and jumping off. In […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Ap, Nation, Miami, Royal Caribbean International, Nick Naydev, Bahamas The Sun Sentinel


Nearly a million Facebook users followed these fake Russian accounts

Facebook purged two separate groups behind more than 500 fake accounts with Russian ties. One group had ties to Russian news agency Sputnik, while the other had behavior similar to the Internet Research Agency's midterm actions. The post Nearly a million Facebook users followed these fake Russian accounts appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Photography, News, Russia, Trends, Social Media, Web, Sputnik, Internet Research Agency, Fake Accounts


Nikon A1000, B600 pack big zooms into compact, budget-friendly cameras

The new Nikon Coolpix A1000 packs in a 35x zoom lens, 4K video, and an optical viewfinder, while Nikon's B600 brings a 60x zoom lens to the table. The cameras are modest updates to Nikon's budget-friendly zoom models. The post Nikon A1000, B600 pack big zooms into compact, budget-friendly cameras appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Nikon, Compact Camera, Megazoom Cameras, Nikon Coolpix A1000


Drone captures amazing footage of huge spinning ice circle caught in a river’s flow

Nature can often present us with some rather wonderful and rare sights. Sights such as spinning ice circles in slow-moving rivers. One particularly giant and impressive example popped up in the Presumpscot River in Westbrook, Maine recently. Fortunately for those of us who live nowhere near Maine, Todd McKee, founder of Bulldog Aerials, managed to […] The post Drone captures amazing footage of huge spinning ice circle caught in a river’s flow appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Natural, Nature, Drones, Maine, Drone Video, Natural Beauty, WESTBROOK Maine, Presumpscot River, Ice Circle, Todd McKee


Critic’s Pick: Ansel Adams in a New Light

The National Parks are in partial shutdown. But America’s wilderness shines in a show at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston that reveals how human intervention has changed purple mountains’ majesty.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, California, Boston, America, Ansel Adams, Adams, Museum of Fine Arts, Ansel, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, Wilderness Areas, Yosemite National Park (Calif


Olympus teaser shares glimpse of OM-D camera that’s good for more than sports

Is Olympus about to release a new mirrorless camera geared toward sports photographers? The latest teaser offers a glimpse of an upcoming OM-D camera set to launch on January 24, and by the looks of the teasers, it's capable for landscapes, too. The post Olympus teaser shares glimpse of OM-D camera that’s good for more than sports appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Olympus, OM D, Micro Four Thirds Camera, Product Teasers


This couple lost all their wedding photos after photographer got robbed

Photographer Hugh Lloyd recently had his gear stolen at Rome Ciampino airport in Italy. And as if it weren’t bad enough, in his gear bag there were memory cards with all the photos of his friends’ wedding. The distressed couple has made a public plea to the thieves to at least return the memory cards, […] The post This couple lost all their wedding photos after photographer got robbed appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Italy, Stolen, Thief, Thieves, Couple, Wedding Photographer, Wedding Photography, Stolen Camera, Stolen Gear, Rome Ciampino, Hugh Lloyd


Sigma updates Canon EOS R compatibility list with a lot more lenses

Third party lens compatibility on the Nikon Z and Canon EOS R cameras has been a hot topic for many of those looking to switch. Neither Nikon nor Canon exactly have a wide range of lenses for their respective systems yet. And while Tamron has been scurrying to release firmware updates, Sigma has been ploughing […] The post Sigma updates Canon EOS R compatibility list with a lot more lenses appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Nikon, Canon, Sigma, Tamron, Canon EOS R, Canon RF, RF Mount


With 5-stop optical stabilization, Fujifilm GF 100-200mm is ready for adventure

Fujifilm revealed a new lens designed to deliver on the GFX system's promise of adventure-ready medium-format photography. The GF 100-200mm F5.6 R is a weather resistant, relatively lightweight, 2x telephoto with impressive stabilization. The post With 5-stop optical stabilization, Fujifilm GF 100-200mm is ready for adventure appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Fujifilm, Camera Lens, Medium Format, Mirrorless Camera, GFX, Fujifilm GFX 50S, Fujifilm GF 100-200mm F5.6


Polaroid Flashback? Meet the Kodak SMILE Printer

It’s been a long while since the days of Polaroid and instafilm’s dominance over an industry since turned to the much-quicker method of smartphones with cameras. But that doesn’t mean that makers aren’t still giving the instant film market a shot, Kodak being among them. Image via Kodak. Revealed at CES 2019, the SMILE printer from Kodak uses some pretty cool tech underpinning it. A printer that uses “zero ink” technology, the Kodak SMILE joins products from others such as Canon and the aforem...
Tags: Photography, News, Kodak, Fujifilm, Polaroid, Canon, Instax, Bay, Zink, Polaroid Zink, Photography Bay, Kodak Instant Print Companion


GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 5.6K with new firmware

Currently available in public beta, Fusion firmware version 2.0 offers a new 5.8K mode that results in 5.6K output when the 360 camera's two hemispheres are stitched together. It also adds support for 24 fps video and RAW time-lapse shooting. The post GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 5.6K with new firmware appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Virtual Reality, Action Camera, 360 Cam, GoPro Fusion


Why President Trump is Quietly Caving on Parts of the Shutdown

When President Donald Trump signs a bill guaranteeing back pay for furloughed federal workers Wednesday afternoon, it will be a rare moment of bipartisan agreement during the ongoing partial government shutdown. It will also be the latest sign suggesting that Trump thinks he’s losing the fight. In recent days, the Trump Administration has taken several…
Tags: Photography, News, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Shutdown, Trump, Trump Administration


Baron Davis & Brandon Armstrong Chat About Their Fuse Series, "WTF Baron Davis"

Retired two-time NBA All-Star Baron Davis takes BDot, rising social media phenom, under his wing in an unorthodox mentorship program that often ends in hilarious disaster. Featuring Baron Davis and real-life Instagram star Brandon Armstrong (bdotadot5) as eccentric, foul-mouthed versions of themselves, "WTF Baron Davis" depicts the absurd antics that transpire when an opinionated and self-centered celebrity “invests” in the lovable yet incompetent screw-ups who hang around him.
Tags: News, Instagram, NBA All Star, Baron Davis, Brandon Armstrong


2018’s top 10 Android apps in the U.S.

Source: Statista The top ten Android apps in the U.S. last year had a combined download figure of 179 million. According to Priori Data, at the top of the list was Facebook Messenger with 27 million. The trending app TikTok came in second, with an impressive 21 million. Instagram rival Snapchat somehow managed to beat its main competitor – recording 19 million compared to 17 million.
Tags: Android, Apps, Real Estate, News, Instagram, Infographic, App, Snapchat, Radio, Facebook Messenger, Statista, Priori Data, General Interest, Statista The top ten Android


Travel photographers, beware of this international scam that tricked 100 people so far

There are all sorts of scams targeted at photographers. But there has recently been a new one that has reportedly tricked at least 100 people so far. It’s targeted particularly at travel photographers and Instagram influencers. It doesn’t only involve losing thousands of dollars, but potentially being in danger and manipulated in a foreign country, […] The post Travel photographers, beware of this international scam that tricked 100 people so far appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Scam, Travel Photographer, Internet Scam, Photography Scam


Sony is bringing realtime Eye AF and native timelapse to the Sony A9, A7RIII and A7III

It looks like Sony are taking a leaf out of the Fuji playbook by introducing new substantial features through firmware updates rather than entirely new bodies. The Sony A9, A7RIII and A7III are about to get quite a significant feature upgrade with new firmware updates coming out over the next few months. The first firmware […] The post Sony is bringing realtime Eye AF and native timelapse to the Sony A9, A7RIII and A7III appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Sony, Firmware, Firmware Update, Sony A9, Sony A7III, Sony A7RIII, Animal Eye AF, Eye AF


Instagram now lets you post photos to multiple accounts at once

If you are an Instagram user, then you know that you can link multiple accounts to a single user name. This is a handy option, but Instagram is now making it easier to post to all the accounts you have. From now on, it’s possible to post the same image across all your accounts at […] The post Instagram now lets you post photos to multiple accounts at once appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Social Media, Social Network, Social Media Images


Jimmy Butler posts Instagram trolling Andrew Wiggins after Sixers beat Wolves by 42

The Sixers beat Minnesota, 149-107, in a historic beatdown. Of course, Butler left the Timberwovles under inauspicious circumstances in late 2018, and the narrative has long been that the 29-year-old star has thought Minnesota's young stars were soft. That included Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns, who appear to be doing a sight better now that both Butler and Tom Thibodeau is out of Minneapolis.
Tags: News, Instagram, Minnesota, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sixers, Andrew Wiggins, Butler, Karl Anthony Towns, Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau


Selfies and Pictures of Food for Everyone: Change to Instagram Makes Posting to Multiple Accounts Possible

Instagram just made a huge change that should make life easier for social media mavens around the world. You can now post your selfies and videos to multiple accounts simultaneously instead of having to log out of each one and posting it manually to each individual account. Image via OMKAR from Pexels.com. DPReview reports that the option to post to multiple accounts pops up when you are prompted to add the caption, geotag the pic, or add hashtags to it. For their part, DPReview reports seeing...
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Pexels com DPReview



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