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The Winning Photos of Nat Geo’s Travel Photographer of the Year 2018

National Geographic has announced the winning photos of its popular Travel Photographer of the Year 2018 photo contest. The grand prize was awarded to Japanese photographer Reiko Takahashi, who captured an underwater photo of a humpback whale calf’s tail. The winning photo, titled “Mermaid,” was selected from over 13,000 entries ...

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X-ray Beams Can Recover Lost 19th-Century Photos

There’s a new photo recovery technique that may help humanity recover some of the world’s oldest photographs that were previously considered to be damaged beyond repair. Researchers at the University of Western Ontario in Canada led by Madalena Kozachuk employed synchrotron X-rays and fluorescence imaging to analyze old 19th-century daguerreotype ...

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Getty Images Apologizes for ‘Sexiest Fans’ World Cup Photo Gallery

Getty Images has apologized for publishing a photo gallery titled, “World Cup 2018: The Sexiest Fans,” containing photos of attractive female fans spotted during World Cup matches. The set was quickly deleted from the Internet after its publication sparked an outcry. “The hottest fans at the #WorldCup,” Getty Images wrote ...

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MagMod MagBox is a ‘Revolutionary’ New Magnetic Softbox

Back in 2013, MagMod launched a game-changing flash modifier system that used magnets instead of Velcro-brand fasteners. Today the company is back again with a “revolutionary” softbox system consisting of the new MagBox, MagRing, MagShoe. The MagBox claims to be the world’s first gel-able and magnetic softbox, the MagRing lets ...

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Article 13 in the EU: What Does it Mean for Photos?

Just this past week, the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs approved amendments to EU’s Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, which includes the infamous Article 13. The article “creates an obligation on information society service providers storing and giving access to large amounts of works and other ...

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Adobe Using AI to Spot Photoshopped Photos

Adobe’s software has been widely used for many years now as a tool to create fake photos, but now the company is developing software for the other side: it’s using AI to spot photo manipulations to aid in the war against fake photos. In addition to using Photoshop for good, ...

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Crying Toddler in Iconic Photo Never Separated from Mother

One of the most talked about photos in the ongoing immigration debate has been Getty Images photographer John Moore’s iconic photo of a 2-year-old Honduran girl crying at the feet of her mother and a border patrol agent. It has become a symbol in the debate over family separations, but ...

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