Leah Simonson

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How These 6 Instagram Photographers Got a Million Followers

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Are You a Photographer, or Just a Camera Operator?

When I go to a photography exhibit or show, I find myself looking at similar work: photographs made from an inkjet printer that are just stylized …

Poll: Are you buying a Nintendo Switch?

January 20th, 2017<p>Last week we learned that the Nintendo Switch gaming console would go on sale March 3rd for $299.99. That price was disappointing for some who had hoped the relatively underpowered rig would undercut the pricing of the Xbox One and PS4. It didn't. In fact, it's more expensive in …

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How Virtual Console Could Make The Switch A Must-Own

Nintendo has yet to say anything about how the Switch will approach classic games, which means there’s still hope that they won’t screw it up. Very …

Breath of the Wild Director Discusses Alternate Endings

Aonuma Alludes to Multiple Endings During Recent Interview<p>Zelda games are not known for having multiple endings, outside of certain portable …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Shrine count and more revealed through guide listing

Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s guide from Piggyback is now listed on Amazon UK. On the page, it reveals the amount of Shrines plus the amount for a …

Limbo Inspired 'Toby: The Secret Mine' Out Now for Xbox One and PC

Toby: The Secret Mine is Both Stunning and Challenging<p>Headup Games has finally launched <i>Toby: The Secret Mine</i>, a beautifully handcrafted puzzle …

In defence of Nintendo Switch – Reader’s Feature

A reader attempts to counter some of the criticisms against Nintendo’s new console, and argues that graphical power shouldn’t matter.<p>Wow, there has …

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German Ratings Label Forces The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Cover Change

Last week, Nintendo unveiled the official packaging for its Switch games – a narrow case not dissimilar to those used by Sony for the PSP’s …

Why are Nintendo 3DS systems so hard to find right now?

Holiday shopping is almost over, and there’s nary a 3DS to be found<p>Even with the Nintendo Switch on its way, there are plenty of reasons to pick up a Nintendo 3DS this holiday season. Trouble is, many shoppers are having a rough time finding the handheld at retailers, with severely limited stock …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Switch vs. Wii U screenshot comparisons

Some new screenshots from Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch popped up last night. Those came from Amazon Japan, which also has a few images from …

We Travel Not To Escape Life, But For Life Not To Escape Us

Sometimes, after many weeks of work, eat, weekend, we start to wonder “what am I doing with my life?” It’s about then that we decide to take a …

Happiness

New Zealand aiming to recruit 100 of the 'best tech talent' to move to Wellington

The tech industry in New Zealand is booming at a rate too fast for them to keep up. There are now around 900 startup businesses in Wellington, a national hub for the field, and at such a rapidly growing rate, companies are beginning to look to the United States and elsewhere to lure skilled tech …

This travel blogger visited every country in the world and only spent $20 a day — here's how

Henrik Jeppesen is a 28-year-old Danish travel blogger who's visited every country in the world.<p>Despite being a full-time traveler, Jeppesen says he has only spent an average of $20 a day for his trips so far — in large part by being economical and getting sponsorships from airlines and hotels.<p>"The …

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Why It's Still Worth Owning a Digital Camera

Make no mistake: The cameras in today’s top-of-the-line smartphones can take some absolutely stunning images. The iPhone 7 (and particularly the 7 …

I Had 3 Days To Capture The Magnificent Landscapes Of Tuscany

I took a trip to Tuscany to capture some nice scenes there. It was in Autumn, and I have to say I'm impressed with this place.<p>Countless hills, …

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Mermaids Swim In A 10,000 Plastic Bottle Ocean To Show How Much Average Person Pollutes Earth

Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong (previously here and here) is fascinated with water, but the artist kept his lense above the surface …

Pollution

Guys Fire GoPro Out of an Air Cannon and Stabilize the Footage

Following up on their incredibly popular experiment attaching a GoPro to the end of an arrow and stabilizing the spinning footage, the guys over at</i> …

Drones

Feast Your Eyes on These Incredible Macro Wildlife Photographs from Muhammad Roem

Muhammad Roem considers himself an “amateur” photographer, but you wouldn’t know that from looking at the incredible close-up images he shoots of …

photographer bec parsons on a life in photography

The creator of the heavenly 'Love Want' journal shares her secrets to a career behind the lens.<p>Ever since she was head of her photography class in high school, Bec Parsons craved a career behind the lens. During her four years as an assistant, Bec was mentored by a string of UK fashion …

Wild new app transforms Instagram into an online marketplace

A while back, we highlighted a pretty cool website called <i>WornOnTv</i> that lets users know where to purchase articles of clothing worn by characters on …

Apps

Study These Photographs by the Legendary William Eggleston and You’ll Learn Plenty About Portraiture

The legendary American photographer William Eggleston was a true pioneer in the potential of color photography and his quirky, eccentric portraits of …

Why Photographers Are Flocking To This 19th-Century Technology

Lomography’s Achromat lens may be based on a design from the 1830s, but it can produce some dreamy effects that your iPhone can’t.<p>Geoffrey Berliner knows a thing or two about old camera lenses. A photographer and the executive director of the Penumbra Foundation in New York, he exudes …

Choosing Nature Photography Lens Set

When putting together a nature photography lens kit, there are three basic ways to do it. You can get one "superzoom," several shorter-range zooms or …

Expert Picks: Cameras for Every Budget

Are you not sure what camera to buy? Are you just overwhelmed by all the choices that are available on the market today?If so, the video below is for …

How I became to be one of Denmark's most profitable wedding photographers

… and how you can do the same (no matter what country you are in)!<p>A little backstory: I have been a full time professional photographer for close to …

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The Most Expensive Photographs of 2016

Take a look at the 100 priciest photos in 2016 sold at auctions below!<p>Artist Name<p>Artwork Title<p>Sold For Price<p>Thomas Struth<p>Art Institute Of Chicago II, …

The Strange Reason Why Airplane Windows Are Round

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure</i><p>Through many years and brilliant breakthroughs in aerospace engineering—from our humble beginnings with …

15 Perfect Cities to Ring in the New Year

After all the presents have been unwrapped, the insanely yummy Christmas cookies have been devoured and our holiday hangovers are finally cured, it’s time to slip back on that sparkly holiday dress and jump into the next celebration — New Year’s Eve! If you’re considering going a little bigger than …

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7 Travel Secrets from Airport Insiders

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