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Miley Cyrus promises tour will be educational and artistic

Miley Cyrus says her Bangerz tour will be educational. Though tweets from tour rehearsals reveal people in fluffy animal costumes and Cyrus straddling a giant hot dog, she told Fuse News: "Even though parents probably won't think this, I think my show is educational for kids. They're going to be …

Panasonic's Lumix GH4 mirrorless camera is its first to shoot 4K video

The GH4 builds on the legacy of the GH2 and GH3 with new high-resolution tricks<p>Panasonic began aggressively courting professional videographers with its Lumix GH3 back in 2012, offering advanced video codecs, extensive controls, time code features, and other things that videographers demand. Now …

Nikon Refreshes Coolpix Lineup with New P&S, Superzoom and Rugged Models

At the beginning of the year, Nikon usually overhauls its entire Coolpix line of cameras, releasing new point-and-shoots and bridge cameras galore in …

GoPro Files For IPO As The Action Camera Maker Prepares To Go Public

Action camera company GoPro has filed the initial documents for its initial public offering, according to a press release from the company this morning. GoPro has confirmed this to TechCrunch. The announcement is brief, revealing only that the San Mateo company intends to go public as soon as the …

Leica Announces Limited Run of 25 White ‘Paper Skin Fedrigoni’ X2 Cameras

If you’re still upset that you missed out on buying one of those limited edition Ralph Gibson Monochrom cameras that sold out in five minutes, and …

GoPro to Go Public, Files for a Confidential IPO

GoPro’s rise to the undisputed title of action camera king has been nothing short of meteoric. The company has gone from an operation out of founder …

Interview with a collector - Duncan Wong

<b>Interview with a collector, Duncan Wong</b><br>Duncan Wong is a collector of high calibre cameras who I first saw on RFF and later flickr. I had heard about …

Nikon's "Lens Only" Sales Are Live!

The new Nikon "<i>lens only</i>" rebates are now live - a total of 15 lenses are now up to $400 off, and the good news is that you don't have to buy a DSLR …

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The Classic Cases Leica M 240 Case

Bandai Japan Mario figures now available for pre-order

Bandai Japan will release three Mario-themed play sets this June, according to a listing on BigBadToyStore.<p>Sets, which are available for pre-order now, come with several figures. The Mario set ($24.99) includes the overall-wearing plumber with items such as a mushroom and coin. The other sets, …

EA steers angry customers away from reviewing games at Google Play

Two-time "Worst Company In America" winner Electronic Arts isn't doing its publicity department any favors. The company's new freemium game <i>Dungeon Keeper</i> tricks frustrated players into leaving bad reviews on its own site, instead of on the Google Play Store, <i>Gamasutra</i> reports.<p>Here's exactly how the …

Kingdom Come: Deliverance adds new stretch goals

The latest updates for Warhorse Studios' Kickstarter project, <i>Kingdom Come: Deliverance</i>, outline new stretch goals and detail the game's horses.<p><i>Kingdom Come</i> is an open-world role-playing game in a medieval setting. At the £800,000 mark, developers will add visual in-game fencing lessons to teach …

Violent Video Games Can Turn Kids Into Progressive Intellectuals

According to a number of recent articles like this one from the BBC, “Violent video games leave teens ‘morally immature.’’”<p>The BBC writes about work done by Mirjana Bajovic, a researcher at Brock University, who published an article in the journal <i>Educational Media International</i> entitled: “Violent …

'Flappy Bird' Gone, But 'Ironpants' Takes Its Spot

“Flappy Bird” has come and gone. As Paul Tassi detailed yesterday, the creator of the maddeningly addictive and wildly popular game removed it from both iOS and Android after a wave of internet hate. This despite the reported $50,000 a day in ad revenue it was pulling in. And while it’s gone from …

The 'Flappy Bird' Shutdown Is A Diabolical Or Accidental Genius Act Of Marketing

We’re less than two hours away from the supposed removal of Flappy Bird from the Android and Apple iOS app stores after creator Dong Nguyen said that he “couldn’t take” all the attention and criticism anymore and was deleting the top selling game from both the marketplaces.<p>Nguyen has been …

'Flappy Bird' Creator Follows Through, Game Removed From App Stores

If you didn’t think he’d actually do it, you were wrong. Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen followed through with his promise to remove the game from app stores, and as his 22 hour deadline passed, the game was indeed taken down from Apple's iOS store and the Android/Google Play marketplace.<p>I’ll …

As Dong Nguyen Removes His Game, Who Is The True Winner Of Flappy Bird?

And so it came to pass that the prophet was correct. 2014′s first true viral hit in Flappy Bird is no longer available in the iOS or Android app stores. Dong Nguyen said it would be removed, and twenty four later that is exactly what has happened.<p>There’s going to be a lot of discussion over the …

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some …

David Guttenfelder on What It’s Like to be a Photojournalist Inside North Korea

In 2011, former AP president Tom Curly had the ambitious idea that the AP should establish a bureau in North Korea, and the photographer the agency …

Nikon Rumor Roundup, or: What to Expect in the Next Few Months

The folks over at <i>Nikon Rumors</i> have been hard at work keeping everybody up on what you can expect from Nikon, but if you’re like us, you just don’t …

Our Top 10 Pro Photographer Interviews of 2013

It is hard to believe that another year has passed and we find ourselves at the start of a new one. It is even more amazing when we look back at all …

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Lens Guide: Best Lenses to Move up to from a Kit Lens

Kit lens—to use or not to use? While kit lenses are much less expensive than better hobbyist and professional lenses, in the world of photography, …

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Late Photog’s Long-Lost Photos of Mount St. Helens Discovered in Storage

In the Spring of 1980, just a few weeks before the infamous Mount St. Helens eruption that would take his life along with 56 others, photojournalist …

The 3Pod P5CRH Tripod - A Review - Digital Photography School

The 3Pod P5CRH tripod is a reliable option for photographers looking for an affordable carbon-fiber tripod system.

Premier League: New Year's Day action – in pictures

Another packed fixture list, here's our selection of the best images from the first top-flight games of 2014

Neon Paint Brings Ordinary Portraits to Life

Light effects are just about as versatile as the imagination. The possibilities are endless. This is what Portuguese photographer Hid Saib discovered …

Some Sensational Photography Articles to Start The New Year With

With the new year upon us Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet to find the best links to share with everyone here. This …

Is it time to give yourself a photo detox?

Humanity is better equipped to record itself than ever before. In 2014 more photographs will be taken than at any time in history: shutters are expected to open and close 1tn times this year.<p>This is the genie Louis Daguerre let out of the bottle 175 years ago this month. For the first time, it …