Dell Shows Off World-First 49-Inch Dual QHD Monitor

Specialized productivity tools can be real game changers for creatives that make a living off of their work. And, when it comes to photo and video editing, you’d be amazed at how much of a difference a customized monitor makes. Image via Dell. It looks like computer and electronics manufacturer Dell has some really cool stuff on its shelves, one of which is a 49-inch dual QHD monitor, a world first. In terms of design, it looks a bit like an over-sized iMac. Sleek and metallic, it definitely i...
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TFB REVIEW: Fire Control Unit X01 PDW – The Future Of Small Arms

About six months ago I started a conversation with the team at Fire Control Unit (FCU) on Instagram – a bit of friendly banter about some of my favorite pistol caliber carbines versus their latest release. Of course, we had reported the initial announcement of the FCU X01 (EXO ONE) in late 2017 and the […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: Fire Control Unit X01 PDW – The Future Of Small Arms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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2 Creatives Made a Fake Foundation to Promote a PSA-Style Music Video About Safe Sex

In mid-November, Instagram and Facebook pages for what looked to be a new organization focused on sex education cropped up online. The organization, The Sexual Education Foundation, has quickly grown small but active followings on the pages (the Instagram account has over 1,400 followers). The posts, which are mostly memes or suggestions like the "No...
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Photos of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Last August, adventure travel photographer Kylie Fly traveled by train from Anchorage to Seward, Alaska, and continued by boat to Fox Island in Kenai Fjords National Park. On hikes, kayaks, and boat excursions, Kylie photographed glaciers, waterfalls, forests, and wildlife. Below is a gallery of Kylie’s stunning images, with her story as told to Matador Network editor Noelle Salmi. 1 The Classic Coastal Train connects Anchorage to the port town of Seward ...
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This Last-Minute Gift Guide Is What Dreams Are Made Of

If you've been holding out on your holiday shopping for some wildly perfect gift guide to show up just in time, you're playing a scary game of roulette. Or, at least you were — until now. That's right: We've made the last-minute gift guide to trump all last-minute gift guides.Boasting everything from a super-silky pajama set (for those at-home spa days, you know) to a dad hat adorned with the New York Times logo, these 15 finds fit the bill for anyone on your list: your little sister, your best...
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A Look Back At The 12 Buzziest Celebrity Beauty Moments Of 2018

The past 300-something days have felt not unlike a constant wrestling match where nobody ever wins. Between the unprecedented political climate (at times both disheartening and triumphant) we continue to soldier on through and all the pop-culture drama we've been keeping up with (Cardi, Offset, Khloe, Tristan — everyone — we're looking at y'all), we've been getting tackled left and right with events to reflect on as 2018 comes to a close.But a comprehensive look at the year's highlight reel wou...
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Ultimate Guide To Instagram Live For Musicians

As if Instagram Stories weren't enough of a game changer, the popular photo sharing site's introduction of Instagram live is taking the music industry by storm. A slew of new data has revealed live video captures viewers attention far better than on-demand content or traditional blogs, meaning it's more valuable than ever for artists to harness this new medium. _______________________________ Guest post by Monique Danao of Skedsocial First came Instagram Stories — then came Instagra...
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Stop using tape to attach your gels – use magnets instead

If you’re like me and you’ve tried to attach gels to your lights in the past, you’ve likely resorted to using one of the many types of sticky tapes available. When I used to manage a studio, I would see all manner of tapes being used to attach gels to hot modifiers. From masking tape, […] The post Stop using tape to attach your gels – use magnets instead appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Snapchat takes on TikTok with launch of Lens Challenges

Snapchat is looking to increase user engagement with the app with the launch of a new feature called Lens Challenges. Users can opt to participate in the challenges by creating a snap with a Lens that’s themed to a particular song, dance, holiday, event, and more, the company explains. For example, one of the first challenges to launch is a sing-along with Gwen Stefani’s “Jingle Bells.” Users access the new challenge from the Lens Explorer section of the app, then lip sync along with the song. W...
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Instagram’s Questions Sticker Brings Music to Stories and Is Now Available for Instagram Live

Instagram rolled out a way to add music to Instagram Stories and extended its questions sticker to Instagram Live. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in a blog post that its questions sticker can now be used to ask for music recommendations in Stories, and friends can respond by suggesting songs from Instagram's music...
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21 Celebrity Tattoos That Made Headlines In 2018

A lot of seriously strange, exciting, and heartbreaking moments happened in 2018: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber eloped; there were two royal weddings (both featured messy buns); and we found out Bradley Cooper can sing suspiciously well. But still, none of that tops the constant barrage of shocking celebrity tattoos we had to endure this year. You know what they say: Every time a bell rings, an angel gets it wings a celebrity gets a new tattoo.Stars like Ariana Grande, Brooklyn Beckham, ev...
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A Look At Convenient Advice For RussiansBrides

Who stated that obese singles should be excluded from the relationship recreation? Previously, men did not need to upend their lives to search out wives, and the chance of divorce was far decrease. Why should I make more sacrifice for much less potential acquire? While I definitely see the value in having a family russians brides, and would be open to being a father, the lady and scenario must be excellent for me to take such a huge risk in right now’s climate. Telling me and males like me to ...
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Lens: Spices. Soil. Worn Photos. These Are the Objects Unidentified Migrants Left Behind.

Rocco Rorandelli captures the lives of the refugees and migrants who died crossing a river between Turkey and Greece through the things they carried
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Reader’s Lens | The tower and the train

Seattle Times reader Jim Bellomo captured this shot of a train and the Smith Tower from the pedestrian overpass at the Olympic Sculpture Park.
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Michigan LB Devin Bush entering draft, skipping senior year

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan linebacker Devin Bush is skipping his senior season and entering the NFL draft. Bush announced his decision on Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday, the opening day of the early signing period. The junior earned Associated Press All-America second team and Big Ten defensive player of the year honors this […]
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Now even clouds are vaping

Photographer unknown. (via r/mildlyinteresting)
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Using video for your photography business

This was originally written and published for Photofocus. The article is republished here with search engines blocked and canonical set to the original published article. It is here for archival purposes and so my community can find it too. As photographers, we think photography is the only thing we should be showing on our websites. The mobile age is here and has been for a while. But it’s only still getting started as new apps and services are coming out every day for both iOS and Android. ...
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Photos: Man Utd players visit hospitals in first public appearances since Jose Mourinho’s sacking

Manchester United have unintentionally sent their players on a bit of an emotional rollercoaster over the past couple of days. After the sacking of... Click the headline to read the full story.
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This is the first drone parachute system available for Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom

Drone parachutes are a cool invention that can protect both your drone and people below it in case something unpredictable happens. There are already some solutions on the market, and Fruity Chutes has recently launched the first available drone parachute system for the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom. The full name of the system is […] The post This is the first drone parachute system available for Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Free online tool helps you automatically remove backgrounds from photos

Who needs Photoshop? Appropriately named, one web developer's new website will help you automatically remove backgrounds from photos and bring out your inner graphic designer.  The post Free online tool helps you automatically remove backgrounds from photos appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Marketing: Is LinkedIn the new Facebook?

Is LinkedIn becoming the new Facebook? When I asked Kelly O’Keefe, brand expert and partner of Brand Federation about LinkedIn (LI) becoming the new Facebook (FB), his concern was how will LI be able to control the quality of the content people are posting.  A recent New York Times article notes that Sandburg and Zuckerburg were so hell bent on growth that they ignored signs in their product being infiltrated by Russians to effect the 2016 election.  More professionals are moving away from FB to...
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Man United set to fine Paul Pogba after Instagram mistake

Pogba trouble after the sacking Manchester United are set to fine Paul Pogba. It follows his social media posts in the wake of Jose Mourinho’s sacking. The Special One was fired by Manchester United on Tuesday morning, days after losing 3-1 to Liverpool. Mourinho offered Liverpool heavy praise in the post match interviews, and reserved none for his own players. Mourinho has struggled with the dressing room at times this season. Pogba is one player he’s clashed with most. Get notified! About ...
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5 “Don’ts” That Will Make You A More Effective Street Photographer

In spite of declarations to the contrary, street photography is alive and continues to grow. How much of it meets the approval of so-called standard bearers is up for debate, but I think that’s ultimately a fruitless discourse. We should all expect street photography to change with the times. That, of course, doesn’t mean it can’t be good just because it changes. Exactly how does one achieve “good” street photography? One way of getting good at anything is to avoid the mistakes others have made....
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Molde chief explains how he reacted when Man United contacted Solskjaer

Solskjaer leaves Molde for Manchester United Molde managing director Oystein Neerland has explained his surprise after Manchester United contacted him over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s availability. It’s been a very quick turnaround at Manchester United over the past 24 hours. It was announced on Tuesday that Jose Mourinho had been sacked by the club. After a poor season so far in the Premier League, their defeat against Liverpool on Sunday was the final nail in the coffin. Though, his sacking provid...
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Arsenal players look ahead to Spurs clash

Arsenal’s players have been posting on social media in the build-up to this evening’s Carabao Cup quarter-final clash with north London... Click the headline to read the full story.
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Photos: Spurs training ahead of Arsenal game

Tottenham Hotspur’s players were in action at their Hotspur Way training base yesterday as they prepare for this evening’s Carabao Cup... Click the headline to read the full story.
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Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday Dominated Facebook IQ’s Hot Topics for November

Conversation about Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas thoroughly dominated Facebook and Instagram in November, according to the latest Hot Topics report from research arm Facebook IQ. Michelle Obama and the late Stan Lee topped the people category on both social networks. On the entertainment side, Ariana Grande, Sean Combs (Diddy) and Kendall Jenner...
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Instagram wannabes posting fake ads, pretending to have sponsorship deals

Instagrammers are posting things crafted to look like ads and sponsored posts, giving the impression they are paid-up influencers when they are not. A decade ago, shilling products to your fans may have been seen as selling out. Now it’s a sign of success. “People know how much influencers charge now, and that payday is nothing to shake a stick at,” said Alyssa Vingan Klein, the editor in chief of Fashionista, a fashion-news website. “If someone who is 20 years old watching YouTube or Instagram...
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Focus stacking: 89 images of an old screw

I love macro photography as it enables us to see the beauty in small things. For this particular project, I wanted to show details (including textures) of a mundane object; an old rusty screw on a piece of wood (an old cutting board). In addition, I wanted to illustrate how the focus shifts on an […] The post Focus stacking: 89 images of an old screw appeared first on DIY Photography.
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CROOKED CREEK HOLLER - The Fall Collection

I've been  meaning to give everyone a heads up that Danny Reed at Crooked Creek Holler recently released a new Fall Collection of apparel on his website and yesterday's Instagram post highlighting his process of hand drawing designs was a good reminder.  I really like to see how artists work and Danny is one of the best. Jump over to the Crooked Creek Holler website and check out the new wares. Free shipping on orders over $50 and there are quite a few sale items to check out as well. Oh yeah,...
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