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Self portraits of pin-up photographer Bunny Yeager

Bunny Yeager was the nude photographer who discovered Bettie Page in 1954. She also took a lot of photos of herself, and Yeager's self-portraits and other work is now on display at Hollywood’s Gavlak Gallery in an exhibition titled “How I Photograph Myself.”

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What emotions are most sought in stock photos?

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Shutterstock, a stock photo services that sells images for ads, marketing materials, and the like, analyzed 500 million downloads to see what emotions their customers want to convey. Image above, "Cat feel lonely," from the "Sadness" collection.

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WATCH: Astonishing time-lapse of storms roiling America's heartland

Clouds darken and gather before they unleash fury onto wind-swept plains in The Chase, a remarkable new film by Mike Olbinski. Prepare for a memorable journey.

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War photo negatives sunburned onto skin in 'Illustrated People'

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Artist Thomas Mailaender placed negatives from the Archive of Modern Conflict on models' skin, then irradiated it with UV light to create a sunburn print in his book Illustrated People.

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WATCH: 8 great DIY smartphone photography tips

Cooperative of Photography released a great video with 8 DIY tips to improve your smartphone shots, ranging from super-simple and cheap to fairly simple and maybe cheap.

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Beautiful microscope photographs of drugs, legal and illegal: LSD, caffeine, GHB, meth, and more.

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MDMA Crystals ∅ Cross polarisation microscope with 200x enlargement. Photo: Maurice Mikkers/Medium.

In Medium's wonderful “Micrograph Stories” series, several spectacular photo-set of legal and illegal drugs, as revealed through microscope photographs.

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Amazing photos of jazz legends

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Photo and print dealer Limited Runs is touring a fantastic collection of jazz photos from the archives of Metronome, an influential music magazine that published from 1881 to 1961.

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Best drone aerial photos of the year

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Dronestagram and National Geographic posted the winners of their "2015 Drone Aerial Photography Contest."

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Gorgeous Taschen book: Art of Burning Man


NK Guy writes, "I've spent the past 16 years photographing the spectacular art of the annual Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. And this book is the culmination of those years - 65,000 photos boiled down to a single volume representing the perfect day on the playa."

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Foo Fighters demand bullshit terms from concert photographers


If you're a commercial photographer attending a Foo Fighters gig, you get the right to run photos of their choosing exactly once, and they get all rights to everything you've shot forevermore.

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Human tears, viewed under a microscope

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Imaginarium of Tears, by Maurice Mikkers.

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Portraits of Hollywood's odd costumed characters

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Copenhagen-based photographer Ken Hermann took a series of incredible and strange portraits of the costumed characters who roam Hollywood Boulevard.

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The IBM 1620, an affordable “scientific computer” from 1959.

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The IBM 1620 was released by IBM on October 21, 1959, touted as an inexpensive "scientific computer."

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Epic photo of the International Space Station passing in front of the moon

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International Space Station over Australia,” by Dylan O'Donnell.

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Incredible weather photos

4D8999AD-165D-4FCE-A6A853AC147E8657-1 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association announced the winners of its "Weather in Focus" photo contest. Here are two of the absolutely marvelous honorees. Above, Brad Goddard captured this tornado in Traer, Iowa. Below, Ken William's photo of a "proton arc over Lake Superior." "NOAA photo contest winners announced" (via Scientific American)

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Kickstarting a 6-lens spherical 60fps VR camera


Jeffrey Martin writes, "I have been working for the last couple of years on this camera, and we have launched today on Kickstarter. It is a beautiful, small device (the size of a tennis ball) with six cameras that make a 4K-resolution, 60fps, spherical video."

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Jack Fusco's remarkable night photography

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Night photography specialist Jack Fusco has a special love for framing his images of the Milky Way using sea caves, like this one in Malibu.

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