shannon patrick ramos

198 Flips | 4 Magazines | 5 Likes | 6 Following | 4 Followers | @shannonpatrick | @shannonpatrick

Nikon brags about its rich heritage using Fujifilm camera

The perils of stock photography<p>Nikon might want to take a closer look at the cameras that appear in its ads. Photographer David McDonald spotted the poster above in a shop in Northern Ireland, pointing out that the retro-looking camera is not, in fact, one of Nikon's. Instead, it appears to be a …

Real Food, No Filter

The title of Martin Parr’s newest photography book, “Real Food,” which is out from Phaidon this month, makes it sound like the manifesto of a clean-eating, weight-dropping, soul-lifting life-style guru. But the photos in Parr’s collection have no resemblance to the aspirational-rustic stylings that …

Jesus

7 Legendary Photographers to Follow on Flipboard

One big challenge for aspiring photographers is finding a style. We don’t mean sticking to a type —tons of photographers shoot landscapes, fashion and fine art photos without losing their “look”—but introducing a certain aesthetic consistency to your work. What makes your photo <b>yours</b>?<p>A simple way to …

Street Photography

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

Google Photos

Why few Americans in Panama Papers? Lawyer doesn't want them

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Rich and influential people around the globe have found themselves under siege since a major data leak revealed their ties to secretive financial accounts and shell companies in low-tax havens used to hide wealth.<p>The uproar has brought down the prime minister of Iceland and …

Lockheed Martin joins race to make long-haul airships

5 Million Google Cardboard VR Viewers Have Shipped

In a Google blog post today by Clay Bavor, Google’s new VP of VR, the company detailed a few quick stats on the company’s Cardboard program. This interestingly comes at a time when it’s clear Google is looking to further emphasize virtual reality and augmented reality from a hardware perspective …

Virtual Reality

Stunning Photos Of What Children Play With Around The World

There are few pleasures more universal for children around the world than the joy of a new toy. But what those toys are, and how their owners play …

The Last Photo Journal

Rodney Smith's Photography for Life's Sake

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>(ZIP) -- Also deemed racist: Band-Aids (no, not making that up). Via The Oklahoma Daily: Imagine this: you are a young …

Google Maps For Android Gets Predictive With Driving Mode

You might have noticed that Uber has started to pay attention to your habits. For example, the app often suggests my home address as a destination whenever I request a driver.<p>Google is today rolling out similar functionality across Google Maps for Android.<p>With Driving Mode, first spotted by Android …

This Browser Upgrade Could Block Users in Developing Nations from Most of the Web - MIT Technology Review

Fearing the loss of Internet users in some of the world’s poorest and most oppressed regions, technology providers Facebook and CloudFlare are …

Encryption

Meet the world's smallest camera-equipped drone

The Axis Vidius is a quadcopter that fits in the palm of your hand -- it's roughly 1.5 inches square -- yet it's able to livestream and record video in 420p. Axis says its Vidius model is the smallest-ever camera-equipped drone, and it's so tiny that users don't have to register it with the Federal …

What's Next for Bitcoin in 2016

Some of the characters attracted to the digital currency bitcoin continue to be the biggest rivals to its success.<p>Earlier this month, the SEC charged …

Bitcoin

Samsung is sticking a massive touchscreen on its next smart fridge

Samsung is well-known for having some crazy ideas about how to integrate technology into people's lives, and CES is undoubtedly ground zero for the strangest of them. It's also well-known for big advertising blitzes, and so out in the public, main hallway at CES you will find huge banners …

DJI just launched new software to stop its drones from flying in restricted airspace

On Thursday, drone manufacturer DJI launched a beta version of its new "geofencing" system, something the company says will keep its drones from flying into restricted airspace. The new feature is called Geospatial Environment Online (GEO), and it will let users know about areas where drone flight …

5 Healthy Food Trends That Will Rule 2016

Kale is so last year.<p><i>This article was written by the editors of Well+Good and repurposed with the site's permission.</i><p>Our wellness predictions are in, and these are the top healthy food trends we'll all be talking about in the year ahead.<p><b>1. Everyone Will Be Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Out of</b> …

Apple has agreed to settle $347M Italian tax claim in full after profits were funnelled through Ireland

Apple, which was accused by the Italian government of failing to declare more than $1.3B of income when paying corporation tax in the country, has now agreed to pay the full €318M ($347M) claimed by the Italian tax office. The company has 16 Apple Stores in Italy.<p>Apple was accused of funnelling …

Google Begins Testing Password-Free Logins

Google confirmed this morning it’s now testing a new way to sign into your Google account without having to type in a password. Instead, those who have been invited to try this new method of logging in authenticate by responding to a notification sent to their smartphone. The idea is similar to …

Authentication

9 Spots You Need to Visit as a Photographer in New York City - ONWARD

1. Yossi Milo Gallery<p>Installation view of Assaf Shaham’s Division of the Vision, Yossi Milo Gallery © Thomas Seely, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New …

New York City

Congress Slips CISA Into a Budget Bill That's Sure to Pass

<i>Update 12/18/2015 12pm: The House and Senate have now passed the omnibus bill, including the new version of CISA.</i><br>Privacy advocates were aghast in …

Congress snuck a surveillance bill into the federal budget last night

After more than a year of stalemate, Congress has used an unconventional procedural measure to bring a controversial cybersurveillance bill to the floor. Late last night, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced a 2,000-page omnibus budget bill, a last-minute compromise necessary to prevent …

Surveillance

Saving Animals Through Photography | Nat Geo Live

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

Advertising

For Google, Quantum Computing Is Like Learning to Fly

At a NASA lab in Silicon Valley, Google is testing a quantum computer—a machine based on the seemingly magical principles of quantum mechanics, the …

Rare Color Photos Of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Tired of the endless series of black and white photos that were popular in the day, French banker Albert Kahn decided to do something about it. In …

Elon Musk's Vision for the Future | Stanford eCorner

The iconic entrepreneur behind SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Paypal shares his predictions for artificial intelligence, renewable energy and space …

Close encounters of the drone kind: near-collisions with UAVs increasing

Close encounters of the drone kind are becoming more frequent according to a Bard College study that uncovered some 90 “incidents” with commercial jets in the last two years alone, and hundreds more with other manned aircraft.<p>Amateurs flying drones near sensitive sites or manned aircraft has become …