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Childless couple gets grief for posting too many vacation photos on Facebook

Jess and Dave Osinski like to share their vacation photos on Facebook. In 2013, the Wauwatosa, Wis., couple travelled to Peru, New York, Florida and San Francisco.<p>This month, they got an anonymous letter in the mail adorned with a yellow smiley sticker, the Journal Sentinel's Jim Stingl …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Microsoft Will Give You $100 For Your PS3

An interesting little promotion out of the Microsoft camp: the Xbox One maker will give gamers $100 for an old video game console at any Microsoft Store in the country. While the promotion extends to the Xbox 360, Xbox 360 and PS3, the “ditch your PS3″ language in the ad is fairly specific. The …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

Kevin Spacey on dead dogs and deviousness in 'House of Cards'

Netflix original drama <i>House of Cards</i> has won plaudits from critics, a Golden Globe award for actress Robin Wright, and a potential third season. But in a lengthy interview with the show's star Kevin Spacey — who plays scheming Congressman Frank Underwood —<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> notes how much of a …

These Amazing Shots of China Will Blow You Away

China is home to some of the most breathtaking scenes in the world. From the awe-inspiring Great Wall to the cute panda, some marvels are unique to …

Twitter Acquires Over 900 IBM Patents Following Infringement Claim, Enters Cross-Licensing Agreement

Twitter announced today that it has acquired over 900 patents from IBM, and that it has entered into a cross-licensing agreement with the Internet services and software company. IBM had issued a complaint against Twitter previously for patent infringement, as reported in an S-1 filing ahead of the …

The 2014 Chevrolet SS is a four-door Corvette

The rear-drive, moonlights-as-a-cop-car, zombie-Pontiac rock star.<p>The new Chevy SS is sharp, tactile, a joy to abuse, and the most rewarding Chevy sedan we've ever driven. It's also a bit of an oddball, a performance cardoing its best not to look like one.<p>We've been waiting for the SS ever since GM …

The 12 Highest Rated Comedy Movies On Netflix Streaming

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Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

50 DIY Projects for Lighting Photographers

Do you have more time than money? Time to get your MacGuyver on with this collection of DIY projects. From the ridiculous to the sublime, it's all …

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Follow Up with Old Clients (Step #9)

<i>This is the final blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Crane Operator's Stunning Aerial Photography Shot from the New Shanghai Tower, the Second Tallest Building in the World

Perhaps the one thing that prevents many of us from experiencing spectacular views of the world is a fear of heights. Acrophobia arguably afflicts …

How To: Photoshop Perspective Warp Tool Demonstrated Using Optimus Prime

The introduction of the new Perspective Warp tool (among other things) for Photoshop CC was met with a good deal of excitement by photographers. But …

Interview with Photographer Dave Jordano About ‘Detroit: Unbroken Down’

Dave Jordano is an award-winning documentary photographer based in Chicago, IL. Jordano has exhibited widely and his work is in several private, …

DIY: Take Wireless Control of Your Canon DSLR Using a $30 Router and Android

The CamRanger has been a big hit with photographers, and if you have $300 to spend on a wireless controller for your DSLR then it is a phenomenal …

11 Prized Tips For Wedding Day Photography

When diving headfirst into shooting a wedding, being prepared beforehand is extremely important. You wouldn’t fly a plane without doing proper …

Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic

Good Technique for Backing Up a Lightroom Catalog

In the last article I shared, "The Most Important Setting in Lightroom is Set To Off By Default", I believe there was a misunderstanding because …

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents.<br>The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011:<br>"I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back angle …

A Concise Guide to Lightroom Develop Presets

Wedding Photography Workflow Tips

Running a successful photography business is a juggling act. There’s so much more to it than simply taking pictures. Without a solid business plan …