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Alberta Caribou Habitat To Be Sold To Energy Industry

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is planning to sell off crucial caribou habitat to the energy industry just days after a federal scientific panel …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

Stunning ‘Awakening’ 4K Time-Lapse Will Awaken Your Desire to Visit New Zealand

Okay, to be fair, if you’re of the photographic persuasion (and chances are good seeing as you’re reading this) then your desire to visit places like …

Versatility – Your Guide to Shooting Great Travel Photography

Professional travel photographers realize that the key to their business is versatility: to be able to shoot all styles of photography, and to …

31 Incredibly Awesome Photography Links to Keep You Busy

It's been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Chasing 5 Pointz

I first heard about 5 Pointz in a Wall Street Journal article in the summer of 2011. The article detailed the recent attempts by the owner to knock …

MTF Charts: The English Translation

This post contains absolutely no mathematics. Explaining MTF without math is sort of like doing a high-wire act without a net. It’s dangerous, but …

7 Cheap and Easy Photography Hacks You Can Do Right Now

Created by photography magazine COOPH, this handy little video follows photographer Leo Rosas showing off 7 little photography hacks to help create …

The American Meteor Society is investigating dozens of reports from Ontario residents who described hearing and seeing what might have been a meteor streaking across the sky on Sunday. Click here to see a dashcam recording: http://www.cbc.ca/1.2631883

The Internet of Everything Makes Smart Bridges Even Smarter | The Network | The Network

The two-mile six-lane Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge in Greece links the town of Rio on the Peloponnese peninsula to the mainland, spanning the Gulf of Corinth. Its 300 or so sensors monitor its condition, alerting operators when, say, high winds call for shutting the bridge to traffic. Soon after …

Dear Young Photographer

Here’s what I know.<p>You grew up, like most, where you got trophies for participation, medals for winning bullshit things and undying support from your …

Awakening Yangon, by Minzayar Oo

Awakening Yangon – The Transition Of A City Formerly Under Military Regime ( 2012 – 2014 )<p>This series of pictures portray the daily life of people …

New York ballet dreams – in pictures

Auditions are being held at the prestigious School of American Ballet for over 600 beginner ballet students. They will be selected to fill the 120 spots available to study dance on campus.

Woman killed in clash between Egypt's Brotherhood, security forces: sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - A supporter of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was killed on Friday in clashes with the security forces in Fayoum province, south of Cairo, medical sources said.<p>The woman, Reda Dahish, died after being hit by birdshot in her stomach. Six other people were injured, the sources …

People Disguised As Homeless Ignored By Loved Ones On Street In Stunning Social Experiment

If a family member posed as a homeless person, would you recognize him or her?<p>That's the question a new campaign -- Make Them Visible -- is asking. In a video produced by ad agency Silver + Partners and Smuggler for the New York City Rescue Mission, several people come face-to-face with their …

Get Your Barbecue Ready For Spring In 6 Easy Steps

There are hardcore folks out there who fire up their grills all winter long. But once the snow starts to accumulate and the deck gets covered many …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

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How To Add Realistic Bokeh In Photoshop

I feel it prudent to start off by suggesting that when it comes to DOF, it’s going to be better getting it right in camera. However, not getting it …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

A Guide to Finding the Best Camera for YOU

The process of choosing a camera drives people crazy. Believe it or not, it never used to be so difficult.<p>Back when cameras were large, heavy, and …

11 Accessories for Long Exposure Photography

Every so often I get an email from a blog reader asking “if there is one accessory that you would recommend for long exposure photography, what would …

17 Emerging Energy Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging energy technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions based on consultation …

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