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A Hacker Made ‘Thousands’ of Internet-Connected Printers Spit Out Racist Flyers

The latest exploit of notorious hacker ‘Weev’ shows how awful the Internet of Things can be.<p>The notorious hacker and troll Andrew Auernheimer, also known as "Weev," just proved that the Internet of Things can be abused to spread hateful propaganda. On Thursday, Auernheimer used two lines of code to …

Hacking

Photos of an abandoned Disney water park will haunt your dreams

From 1976 to 2005, Disney World sustained a summertime sweet spot called River Country, a location that delightfully doubled as the company’s very …

Lens Techniques: The Close Up Portrait | Sony

Although it’s very hard to think “stills” and “video” on the same shoot, the fact is that even though I’m shooting mostly video these days, after 35 …

Photography

Street Photography Composition 101

Leading lines: Tokyo, 2011Dear streettogs,I just finished teaching my “Introduction to Street Photography Composition” workshop here in NYC, and I …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The 20 photographs of the week

The death of David Bowie, the ongoing violence in Syria, the Lumiere festival of light in London – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

David Bowie

2 Months Of Love Transformed Starving Dog On Brink Of Death Into Handsome Pup

A woman took in a dog who was in such bad shape that she thought she was giving him a dignified place to die. But all the pup needed to survive was a little bit of love.<p>Due to Greece’s financial issues, the country has a lot of stray dogs. Valia Orfanidou of Athens follows several animal rescue …

Animal Rescue

This Short Film Stars a Boy With a Camera for a Head

See the world through eyes of glass.<p>The modern human experience is a world lived through cameras, screens, and an array of social media doubles. It’s an interesting but often unfortunate reality in that there comes with it the sense that we’re not really living at all, but intentionally …

Art

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Look at your iPhone’s home screen for a moment. Aren’t you tired of looking at the same apps all the time? Don’t you wish you could find some new …

Apps

The Big Picture photography competition: the best of 2015

When wedding photographs go wrong - in pictures

Photobombs, animals and unexpected backdrops provide some of the funniest images released by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers. Joe Milton, the society’s executive director, estimates that last year alone 20,000 entries were submitted for its quarterly competitions to …

Weddings

21 Adrenaline-Filled Images That’ll Motivate You to Get Off the Internet and Get Outside (Sponsored)

“Up! up!” begins William Wordsworth’s 1798 ballad The Tables Turned, in which the poet implores mankind to leave behind his daily drudgery for the …

Archives

An Intimate Look Inside Israel’s Only Women’s Prison

When an Israeli women’s magazine sent photographer Tomer Ifrah to shoot a portrait of one of the prisoners being held at Neve Tirza, he instantly …

Crime

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Nikon) Review: Bargain DX super-zoom

The new Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3) is a super-zoom lens for Canon, Nikon and Sony APS-C sensor DSLRs. Offering a …

Cameras

Your pictures: Rural life

Ontario

Photographer Albert Watson Shot His Own Real Estate Photos for His $21.5M NYC Penthouse

Photographer Albert Watson has shot some of the most memorable photos of some of the world’s most famous people over his lengthy photography career, …

Travel down Fifth Avenue in the 1930s

Updated 14th January 2016

Travel

Photoshop Master Seamlessly Combines Two Celebrities into One Famous Face

Hollywood has some of the world's most unmistakable faces. Thanks to their famous faces plastered on everything from magazine covers and movie posters to tabloid features, it's easily noticeable that there's something slightly off about these celebrity portraits by artist Gesichtermix. In fact, …

Ben Affleck

A day at the Las Vegas Neon Boneyard with the Polaroid Snap camera

As a child of the '80s many of my memories were made with polaroid pictures — lots of instant family photos, huge grids of them pinned to the wall of my dorm room. The Polaroid of my youth stopped making film in 2008, though by then I had largely moved on to digital and medium format film …

Las Vegas

Is Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Inspired, Or Copying Other Artists?

He might be the photographic equivalent of the Fat Jew.<p>Tyler Shields is a very successful man. Often referred to as "Hollywood's favorite photographer," a 2012 <i>GQ</i> profile of Shields claimed that "while big-shot Hollywood producers once demanded a trophy Banksy canvas to be hanging above their …

Time I

Photographer Captures Adorable Footage of 1-Day-Old Otter Pup Asleep on Floating Mom's Belly

In mid-December, Monterey Bay Aquarium‘s employees were surprised when they noticed a wild otter swimming around in the Great Tide Pool on several occasions. While the area is a protected basin the California bay wild animals can access, it's rare to see an otter using the pool as frequently as …

Monterey Bay Aquarium

This is the mistake almost everyone makes when buying a new camera

The best single piece of advice I've ever received as a photographer wasn't about technique. It was about equipment.<p>It came from my friend and photo-mentor Candice Cusic, a wedding photographer and photojournalist who won a Pulitzer Prize as part of a Chicago Tribune team in 2000. I was getting …

Cameras

Charles Gatewood's Legendary Images of America's Seedy Underbelly

In advance of an exhibition of his work in San Francisco, here's a selection of photos from one of America's preeminent documentarians of the weird.<p><i>"I want to make photographs that kill." - Charles Gatewood</i><p>For over 50 years, Charles Gatewood explored and documented the underbelly of the United …

San Francisco

The World's Oldest Secret Society Let A Photographer Behind Its Closed Doors

Freemasons are members of a fraternal organization that was established in America by stonemasons, based on a European model, in the 1720s. Today, there remain around six million Freemasons around the world -- an estimated 350,000 in the United States -- organized around regional independent …

New Mexico

Woman who helped homeless off streets for Christmas devastated after they trashed hotel room

A woman who raised money for a homeless couple to stay in a hotel over Christmas discovers they caused £1000 worth of damage<p>A kind-hearted woman who raised money for a homeless couple to stay in a hotel over Christmas was shocked to find out that they trashed the room.<p>Louise Elliott, 32, raised …

Homelessness

Photographer Documents the Amusing Ways His Girlfriend Tries to Hide from the Camera

Some people are naturally camera shy and prefer to live their lives off-film. This, however, is a challenge when your significant other is a photographer. Mikaël Theimer tried many times to take a picture of his girlfriend, Marion, but she would always attempt to dodge his lens. Instead of giving …

Photography

Photographing the Moon

<b>Click to recommend this page:</b><p>Taking pictures with the moon in the scene can add a great quality to the picture. Depending on how you compose your …

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most psychedelic city.<p>For the past 15 years, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine program co-founded by Richards has dosed hundreds of people with a …

Psychedelia

This ‘Paper’ Camera is Just 6mm Thin and Shoots Both Photos and Videos

If the only things you care about in a digital camera are novelty and thinness, then the “Paper Like a Digital Camera” is for you. It’s a …

Cameras

How to Create That Urban High Contrast Desaturated Look in Lightroom

One of the more popular styles on Instagram is urban photography that sports a high contrast look with some desaturated colors. When trying to …

Tutorials