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Review: ‘The Salt of the Earth’ combines the art of film and photography Special

‘The Salt of the Earth’ is a riveting documentary chronicling the life and art of social and nature photographer, Sebastião Salgado.

Boom in journalist drone use flies into legal obstacles

Paris - Flying over the flaming barricades of the Maidan protests in Kiev, the camps of Auschwitz or hurtling down a ski slope -- drones have become a vital tool for cameramen, but they are increasingly running into legal and practical obstacles.

World Press Photo award withdrawn in manipulation scandal

Brussels - Organisers of the prestigious World Press Photo awards have revoked a major prize after the entry, which portrayed the gritty Belgian industrial town Charleroi, was accused of being staged in a deepening debate over manipulation of images.

Belgian town wants World Press Photo award withdrawn

Brussels - The mayor of Charleroi has said the award of a World Press Photo prize to a study on the gritty industrial Belgian town should be withdrawn as a "serious distortion of reality.

National Geographic 'Afghan girl' in Pakistan papers probe

Peshawar - Pakistani officials are investigating after the famous green-eyed "Afghan girl" immortalised in a 1985 National Geographic magazine cover was found living in the country on fraudulent identity papers.

Image of Russian gay couple wins World Press Photo

Den Haag - An image of a gay couple locked in a tender embrace in Russia won the prestigious World Press Photo award on Thursday, highlighting the plight of sexual minorities in the country.

The new Raspberry Pi is 'camera shy'; reboots after flash shot

Users of the new Raspberry Pi 2 credit-card sized computer launched earlier this week are discovering that the device appears to be "camera shy" with several owners noting that using flash to take a photo of the device causes it to freeze and then reboot.

Author of 'Milk & Honey' speaks at official book launch Special

Brampton - A year ago, Rupi Kaur never thought her words and drawings would be turned into a book of prose, she told an audience who came to see her at the official launch of 'Milk and Honey: A Journey of Healing Through Poetry,' in Brampton.

Turkey-based AFP photographer wins Time laurel

Washington - Time magazine named AFP's Bulent Kilic as its Best Wire Photographer for 2014 on Monday for his powerful images from the Syrian border, Ukraine and his native Turkey.

Historic photos of dead Che Guevara resurface in Spain

Madrid - Lost for half a century, historic photographs of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara shortly after his execution taken by an AFP photographer have come to light in a small Spanish town.

Review: New frontier in graphic art — Hidden mystery of a water drop Special

Cologne - If you’ve been noticing that visual art has simply blown away its own boundaries in recent years, a lot more is happening. Experimental visual art, notably “unique” imaging, is becoming the new frontier.

Op-Ed: GoPro — Getting marketing right since 2004

San Mateo - I'm not sure who originally came up with GoPro's marketing scheme, nor do I know if the same person still runs that scheme today, but oh-my-God are they good.

Why DSLR cameras won’t go extinct, according to nature photographer Marianna Digioia Commissioned

Though smartphones have ushered in the age of selfies and instant snapshots, one expert insists taking professional photographs still requires a high-grade camera.

Jeff Goldblum escapes T-Rex in 'Jurassic Park' wedding photo

Toronto - After becoming famous for his researcher role in Jurassic Park, actor Jeff Goldblum escaped another dinosaur in a recent wedding photo.

Wikipedia gives photo copyright to monkey

Nature photographer David J. Slater had his camera taken by a crested black macaque in Indonesia who then snapped "selfies." Slater wants to get royalties for the famous photos but managers say he has no right to payments since the monkey took the pics.

India outrage over fashion shoot echoing gang-rape

Mumbai - An Indian fashion shoot sparked outrage and calls for legal action Wednesday for showing a woman being assaulted on a bus, echoing a fatal gang-rape that shocked the nation.

CaseCam brings hands free photography to the iPhone

When was the last time you took a picture with your iPhone's camera? Chances are it wasn't too long ago, but this crowd funding project aims at enhancing that experience.

Op-Ed: Artist sees something more in seismic vibrations, captured in art Special

San Francisco - While it has been said, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," an artistic vision can expand the universe, even if viewing something seemingly ordinary. Also, the line between art and science is thin.

Video: Woman recorded and arrested after assaulting man

Madison - New technology can be amazing but sometimes it just makes people mad. In the case of Andrea Mears she allegedly got so mad that she attacked the user of a drone with a built-in camera.

'Canada's gallery' embraces its creative future Special

Toronto - The McMichael Gallery is home to some great artwork painted by the Canadian Group of Seven. It's broadened its scope with live music concerts, a photography exhibition, and an upcoming art installation with the former "Naomi Campbell of the art world."

Why the digital camera business is still alive and kicking

In recent years, the global smartphone revolution has put the point-and-shoot digital camera industry in a world of hurt. But don't write the obit for the digital camera just yet.

Photographer Adrian McGarry–Venice, Scotland, independence, art Special

Venice - Driven by Scotland's campaign for independence, over 2 million residents in Italy's Veneto region surrounding Venice voted in a poll on breaking away from Italy. Digital artist Adrian McGarry chats about Venice, Scotland, independence and art.

Op-Ed: Have tripod, will travel

If you are a travelling photographer, whether as your profession or just as a hobby, you know the issue of balancing what you can pack and carry with what you need to take the best shot.

Insta-photographer: 4 Image-enhancing Apps for Smartphones

With a smartphone, everyone's an aspiring photographer. If you're a professional photographer, you might frown on pocket shutterbugs.

Photo Essay: The night sky Special

The night sky is filled with wondrous sights, which have inspired many generations to reach for the stars and discover what lies beyond.

Moonlit African migrants image wins World Press Photo

Amsterdam - A moonlit image of migrants trying to get mobile phone signals on a Djibouti beach on Friday won the World Press Photo of the Year award for US photographer John Stanmeyer.A 19-member jury awarded the prestigious prize for the haunting photograph of Af...

Review: Marville's Paris On View At The Met Special

New York - A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art showcasing the work of French photographer Charles Marville strips away the romance of Paris, but offers a challenging commentary on the nature of transformation.

Twitter introduces photo-sharing services on mobile application

In the ongoing social media competition between Twitter and Facebook for mobile users, advertisers, and investors, Twitter scored again this week.

The David Bailey ‘Stardust’ Exhibition

London - The name David Bailey is synonymous with photography. From February 6 next year. there will be an exhibition of his work at the National Portrait Gallery.

Thieves rob photojournalist Christopher Morris twice in one day

Detroit - World famous photojournalist Christopher Morris has been robbed twice in one day whilst in Detroit. The thieves stole $15,000 worth of camera equipment. Ironically, Morris was on assignment for a positive piece on Detroit and the Jeep brand recovery.
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The range of Hasselblad cameras used on Apollo missions to the moon. The Hasselblad to be auctioned ...
The range of Hasselblad cameras used on Apollo missions to the moon. The Hasselblad to be auctioned, used on the Apollo 15 mission is similar to that shown bottom right.
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Preston Manning Networking Conference 2013 Ottawa
Preston Manning Networking Conference 2013 Ottawa
Abstract: metal construction pipes.
Abstract: metal construction pipes.
A collection of photos
A collection of photos
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Jane Lynch
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The PSK Art Gallery is holding a Photography exhibition by FIPA-Forum of Indian Photographer & Artists of 4 Photographers Cultrated By - Vimal s Mehta
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San Francisco
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Using the city of Toronto as a photography backdrop
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Icap Country Director Dr Mark Hawken left, and the Director of Medical Services Mr Francis Kimani right, unveil the report of the nursing assessment at a colorful ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya. Looking on is Jennifer Dohrin from Icap far left, and Mr Chris Rakuom, Chief Nursing officer far right.
Jimmy Manning  (b.1951)   Icebergs  - August  2012  digital chromogenic print. Courtesy of the Artis...
Jimmy Manning, (b.1951), "Icebergs" - August, 2012, digital chromogenic print. Courtesy of the Artist.
Jimmy Manning
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A police man accident by track in morning 14feb
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Jonathan Smith fills light bulbs with different items and substances, shoots them with a pellet gun and catches the results with high-speed photography
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San Francisco
The PSK Art Gallery is holding a Photography exhibition by FIPA-Forum of Indian Photographer & A...
The PSK Art Gallery is holding a Photography exhibition by FIPA-Forum of Indian Photographer & Artists of 4 Photographers Cultrated By - Vimal s Mehta