Photography

Package Thief Caught on Camera in Campbell – NBC Bay Area

Monday, June 12, 2017

A woman was caught on camera stealing a package from a porch in Campbell just minutes after it was delivered over the weekend. On Saturday, just after noon in a neighborhood near the Westgate and El Paseo shopping centers, FedEx delivered a parcel to the home, and moments later a woman is seen walking up to the doorstep, picking up the package and stuffing it into her bag. The homeowner…

Speed camera myths busted: You’ve heard these 10 statements … – Mirror.co.uk

Monday, June 12, 2017

Speeding is dangerous and involves breaking the law – and that’s why speed cameras are there to help put the brakes on motorists. But, for years, rumours have circulated about cameras – saying, for example, that don’t actually work or that there are ways to avoid getting points on your licence. But, while these 10 things are often said about speed cameras, and speeding in general – are they all…

Ironman Boulder fans flood city to cheer on competitors – Boulder Daily Camera

Monday, June 12, 2017

Robin Nicks spent Sunday in downtown Boulder cheering on her husband and son as they tackled the grueling 140.6-mile course at Boulder’s fourth annual Ironman. “We get to be part of something special,” said Nicks, who’s from Dallas and was joined by her son’s girlfriend, Carmen DeBoer of Colorado Springs. “You see people of all shapes and sizes competing. It’s wonderful to watch.” Endurance athletes, plus their families and fans,…

Ironman Boulder: Local pro Tim O’Donnell dominates field – Boulder Daily Camera

Monday, June 12, 2017

Talk about the sweetest of prizes. After leading the field basically throughout the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and 26.2-mile run that comprises an Ironman triathlon, Tim O’Donnell’s immediate reward for being the first athlete to cross the finish line Sunday at the Ironman Boulder was…

Ep. 184: How AI Could Change Photography – and more – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Episode 184 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: VR/AR expert, author and futurist, Robert Scoble In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us. VR/AR expert, author and futurist, Robert Scoble of Scobleizer.com opens the…

Lights, Camera, Action! – SouthCoastToday.com

Sunday, June 11, 2017

NEW BEDFORD — The paparazzi were out in full swing at Buttonwood Park Zoo on Friday, June 2 for the Zoo’s annual DreamNight. This is the 11th year Buttonwood Park Zoo has taken part in this international project.  DreamNight is a cost-free evening at the zoo for families of children with disabilities and chronic healthcare needs.  The zoo rolled out the red carpet for this year’s…

Changes on the Land: 19th-Century American Photography East of the Mississippi – Hyperallergic

Saturday, June 10, 2017

James F. Ryder, “Atlantic & Great Western Railway” (1862), albumen print, overall: 18.9 x 23.5 cm (7 7/16 x 9 1/4 inches), collection of William L. Schaeffer (all images courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.) In an unusual inversion of center and periphery, nineteenth-century photographs of the American West have attracted far more attention than those taken in the more settled, less majestic East. In fact, the exhibition East…

Why Uber Needs A Mu Sigma Culture To Survive – Forbes

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick – MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images) Organizations with toxic cultures like Uber’s can win over the short term. But they can’t respond to change over time. Organizations that truly value collaboration and encourage employees to engage in healthy conflict like India’s Mu Sigma are better at seeing, communicating and acting on changes. This is Darwinian. Responsiveness to change is the most important determinant of survivability. Uber is in…

Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Giancarlo Esposito; 6 Summer Books; Polar Photography – NPR

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Giancarlo Esposito returns as the notorious Breaking Bad drug lord Gus Fring on the AMC prequel series, Better Call Saul. Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures hide caption toggle caption Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures Giancarlo Esposito returns as the notorious Breaking Bad drug lord Gus Fring on the AMC prequel series, Better Call Saul. Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks,…

Tech Review: New Samsung Gear 360 Camera | FOX31 Denver – FOX31 Denver

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Point and shoot – it used to be that easy.  Now, it’s even easier.  There’s no reason to point anymore.  360 degree cameras are the hot gadget right now.  They take a picture that captures everything.  Up, down, left, right… everything!  Samsung is back with version 2 of their Gear 360 camera.  I took it for a test and found out that it is definitely better than their first version…

‘Awakening the Zodiac’ and ‘Camera Obscura’ Reviews: Past … – Film School Rejects

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Serial killers from the past return to haunt the present. Two new movies opening in limited release today share a theme beyond just their categorization as horror/thrillers. Both are set in the present day but pull on bloody threads left dangling by killers from the past in the form of photographic equipment. They differ when it comes to tone and quality though. ———- It’s 1968, and a young couple making out…

Here’s what real 360-degree videos look like from GoPro’s Fusion camera – Mashable

Saturday, June 10, 2017

GoPro’s next breakthrough camera is the Fusion, its first consumer 360-degree camera capable of capturing 360/VR video in 5.2K resolution. It looks mighty sick. Bitchin’, even. It’s one thing to look at an amped-up, highly produced trailer video, but something else when you’re looking at your own footage. We won’t waste more of your time. Here’s some of the world’s first real-world footage captured straight from the GoPro Fusion. SEE…

Tech Review: New Samsung Gear 360 Camera – FOX31 Denver

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Point and shoot – it used to be that easy.  Now, it’s even easier.  There’s no reason to point anymore.  360 degree cameras are the hot gadget right now.  They take a picture that captures everything.  Up, down, left, right… everything!  Samsung is back with version 2 of their Gear 360 camera.  I took it for a test and found out that it is definitely better than their first version…

Here’s what real 360-degree videos look like from GoPro’s Fusion camera – Mashable

Saturday, June 10, 2017

GoPro’s next breakthrough camera is the Fusion, its first consumer 360-degree camera capable of capturing 360/VR video in 5.2K resolution. It looks mighty sick. Bitchin’, even. It’s one thing to look at an amped-up, highly produced trailer video, but something else when you’re looking at your own footage. We won’t waste more of your time. Here’s some of the world’s first real-world footage captured straight from the GoPro Fusion. SEE…

A Photographer Who Uses Color to Hint at Her Own Presence – Hyperallergic

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, “Untitled” (2014) all images appear in Aperture, issue 227, “Platform Africa” (all images courtesy the artist and Tiwani Contemporary, London) Aperture magazine has recently released a “Platform Africa” issue, aimed at bringing attention to the institutions and initiatives that have cultivated and facilitated the development of photography in Africa over the last 25 years — particularly the biennials, experimental art spaces, and educational workshops. The issue also presents the work of…

The last issue of Camera Magazine is Out – The Eye of Photography

Saturday, June 10, 2017

The last Camera magazine was recently in France. Entitled On the Traces of Jean Rouch, the n°17-18 issue is devoted to the centenary of Jean Rouch, in order to understand and celebrate the cinematographic heritage of the inventor of “cinema vérité”. In summary, a testimony of Jean-Paul Colleyn, an interview of William Klein (entitled The genius of France) or an introduction of Bernard Plossu. The number wanted to give voice to the friends, students, relatives…

French photographer Mathias Depardon freed from Turkish jail – FRANCE 24

Saturday, June 10, 2017

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A Feast of Historic Food Photography – The New Yorker

Friday, June 09, 2017

With the rise of foodie culture, not to mention the rise of social media, a certain strain of food photography has gone the way of cliché. That doesn’t stop us from ogling a nice, juicy cheeseburger or a hot-pink hibiscus doughnut every once in a while (or several times a day). But a new coffee-table compendium, “Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography,” harks back to a…

Body camera shows chase before crash killing UCF student – WKMG Orlando

Friday, June 09, 2017

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Newly released Orange County deputy body camera video shows the chase that led to a crash killing a UCF student last year. The 22-year-old young woman was killed the night of June 11, 2016 just hours before the Pulse nightclub attack. Nearly a year later, the video showing the chase was released for the first time. News 6 also obtained a personnel counseling form that reveals a mistake…