Photography

Show off your photography skills with our Best of WilCo Sights contest – Austin American-Statesman

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Williamson County seems to thrive in times of blossomed bluebonnets, watering holes, hikes and cold beers on the lawn. Residents have already begun to whip out their cameras and snap some photographs for social media sharing. 

Photographer Jake Osmun on Getting the Perfect Candid Shot of Vic Mensa, Kanye West & More – Billboard

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

“I did a lot of stuff in 2016 that I hadn’t done before. I just want to do bigger and better things every time and keep moving forward.” For Jake Osmun, photography is a time capsule, shaking loose memories that might have been lost had it not been for his camera. From longboarding in high school and attending Columbia College in Chicago to touring with rapper Vic Mensa, Osmun’s best…

Wilmington will issue red-light camera refunds – The News Journal

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Wilmington will send refunds to more than 6,700 vehicle owners who during the second half of 2016 paid red-light camera tickets that were issued for turning right against a red light. 3/22/17 Damian Giletto/The News Journal Buy Photo Vehicles pass a red-light camera on Walnut Street at A Street in Wilmington in 2015. Drivers ticketed for making a right turn against a red light by…

Yep, the Galaxy S8’s fingerprint sensor is right next to the camera – The Verge

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Samsung probably should’ve thought about holding its Unpacked event a little sooner considering how many photos, videos, and marketing renders of the Galaxy S8 have already leaked. Evan Blass is back tonight — again — with more imagery of the flagship set to be unveiled on March 29th. He already revealed the three colors (black sky, orchid grey, and arctic silver) that the S8 will be offered in, and now…

UConn expels Kappa Sigma fraternity after student death | Campus … – USA TODAY

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Two Greek houses at the University of Connecticut are closing in the wake of a student death that shook the campus last fall. The university announced Tuesday that Kappa Sigma fraternity has been permanently expelled from campus and will not be allowed to reorganize at any point in the future. This comes just after the national organization for the Delta Gamma sorority, which had a chapter at UConn, announced in…

Yep, the Galaxy S8’s fingerprint sensor is right next to the camera – The Verge

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Samsung probably should’ve thought about holding its Unpacked event a little sooner considering how many photos, videos, and marketing renders of the Galaxy S8 have already leaked. Evan Blass is back tonight — again — with more imagery of the flagship set to be unveiled on March 29th. He already revealed the three colors (black sky, orchid grey, and arctic silver) that the S8 will be offered in, and now…

Wilmington will issue red-light camera refunds – The News Journal – The News Journal

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Buy Photo Vehicles pass a red-light camera on Walnut Street at A Street in Wilmington in 2015. Drivers ticketed for making a right turn against a red light by the cameras will receive a refund.(Photo: WILLIAM BRETZGER/THE NEWS JOURNAL)Buy Photo Wilmington will send refunds to more than 6,700 vehicle owners who during the second half of 2016 paid red-light camera tickets that were issued for turning right against a red light, Mayor Mike Purzycki…

UConn expels Kappa Sigma fraternity after student death – USA TODAY

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Two Greek houses at the University of Connecticut are closing in the wake of a student death that shook the campus last fall. The university announced Tuesday that Kappa Sigma fraternity has been permanently expelled from campus and will not be allowed to reorganize at any point in the future. This comes just after the national organization for the Delta Gamma sorority, which had a chapter at UConn, announced in…

Yep, the Galaxy S8’s fingerprint sensor is right next to the camera – The Verge

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Samsung probably should’ve thought about holding its Unpacked event a little sooner considering how many photos, videos, and marketing renders of the Galaxy S8 have already leaked. Evan Blass is back tonight — again — with more imagery of the flagship set to be unveiled on March 29th. He already revealed the three colors (black sky, orchid grey, and arctic silver) that the S8 will be offered in, and now…

How One War Veteran Uses Photography to Manage his PTSD – TIME

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

After two tours in Iraq and a stay at Walter Reed hospital, photographer and veteran Michael McCoy found himself at a turning point. Until that moment, photography had been a hobby of sorts, a personal habit that played a minor role in his life. “On my first trip to Iraq, I would take tons of pictures to keep up the morale and to send back to friends and family,” he…

SA homeowner catches internet installer ‘sissy fight’ on backyard camera – mySanAntonio.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

This video out of San Antonio is getting attention for looking more like a playground fight between two grown men. (Courtesy anonymous homeowner) Media: San Antonio Express-News US Haymakers and bloody noses typically make for the type of fight content internet spectators gather around for, but a video out of San Antonio is getting attention for looking more like playground roughhousing.  The video, captured on a backyard surveillance camera, shows…

How to Find Your Niche and Build a Photography Career – Fstoppers

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

So, you’ve discovered a passion for photography and after lots of practice, you’re starting to feel more and more confident in your skills. Great! But what comes next? How do you take this growing passion from a hobby to a full-fledged career? When you’re trying to figure out how to make the jump from amateur to professional, figuring out the best way to get there can be a bit daunting,…

Boulder County lifts evacuations for Sunshine Fire, 100% containment – Boulder Daily Camera

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Residents evacuated Sunday were allowed to return home Monday as firefighters reached full containment on the Sunshine Fire west of Boulder. The fire grew to 74 acres from the 62 acres reported on Sunday, but crews were able to reach 100 percent containment on the fire…

Photography exhibit features NRCC staff member – Southwest Times

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Rick Maitri’s “Ten Mile Radius” photography exhibit is now on display in the Fletcher Gallery in Godbey Hall at New River Community College in Dublin. The majority of Maitri’s exhibit is local images. Maitri says he loves exploring back roads and backyards of our region with a camera and a sense of awe. A native of the New River Valley, the 52-year-old has been toting a…

Drivers in Chicago would get a break under new red light camera … – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Chicago motorists will get a longer grace period before getting hit with a $100 red light camera ticket, following a new city-commissioned study about the controversial program. Monday’s report by the Northwestern University Transportation Center recommended that Chicago extend the “enforcement threshold” when cars are given tickets from 0.1 seconds to 0.3 seconds after the light turns red. A city Transportation Department spokesman said that the longer grace period, which…

How to Turn Your Microwave into a Camera | DigitalNext – AdAge – AdAge.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Kellyanne Conway. Credit: Anthony Behar/Pool via Bloomberg You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, While House counselor Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are many ways to surveil each other now, unfortunately. There was an article this…

The Humid Climate Photography Bag – Lifehacker

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Climate matters more than you’d think with tech gear, and for photographer Dominic Duncombe, that means protecting his gear against the humid beaches of the Bahamas. He shares his set up with Cool Tools. Advertisement His bag is a Rush Moab 6. Here’s what’s inside, but be sure to head over to Cool Tools for a detailed explanation of each item. Obviously the cameras he uses aren’t included here. Camelbak…

Drivers in Chicago would get a break under new red light camera rule, city says – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Chicago motorists will get a longer grace period before getting hit with a $100 red light camera ticket, following a new city-commissioned study about the controversial program. Monday’s report by the Northwestern University Transportation Center recommended that Chicago extend the “enforcement threshold” when cars are given tickets from 0.1 seconds to 0.3 seconds after the light turns red. A city Transportation Department spokesman said that the longer grace period, which…

How to Turn Your Microwave into a Camera – AdAge.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

Kellyanne Conway. Credit: Anthony Behar/Pool via Bloomberg You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, While House counselor Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are many ways to surveil each other now, unfortunately. There was an article this…

This Jewish Photographer Documented a Nazi-Controlled Ghetto – New York Times (blog)

Monday, March 20, 2017

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