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Photos of Kuwait 30 Years After the Gulf War

Kuwait is known for its oil, the Gulf War, the Daguet division, and the “Desert Storm” operation. But what most people are not privy to is its rich history, heritage, and architecture. It is a country where more than 90% of the population lives in its capital, Kuwait…
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The Photos of 9/11, Twenty Years Later

Prior to the advent of social media and smartphones, and on the cusp of the shift to digital photography, the world witnessed September 11, 2001. Visually captured in a way that no single event had been documented before, 9/11 has been seared into our collective…
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Nikon Was Almost Named ‘Nikorette’

In a documented but little-known fact, Nikon was very close to being instead named “Nikorette.” The name was only changed when executives were afraid that the word sounded “weak.” Capa Camera Web recently published an article (first spotted by Nikon Rumors) that details the history of Nikon’s name, and in it reveals that Nikon was tenatively called “Nikorette” when the company was…
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Oppo and Kodak to Co-Launch Smartphone on September 16

Oppo is poised to launch a special edition of its Find X3 Pro smartphone later this week in conjunction with Kodak. Called the “Photographer Edition,” it is expected to kick off a partnership between the two brands. As spotted by GSMArena, Oppo has revealed that it…
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Microscopic Photo of an Oak Leaf Wins Nikon’s Small World Competition

Nikon has announced the winners of its 47th annual Small World Photomicrography Competition. This year’s first-place prize was awarded to Jason Kirk for his striking image of a southern live oak leaf’s trichomes, stomata, and vessels. The Nikon Small World competition was founded in 1974 to recognize excellence in photography through the microscope and is widely regarded as the leading forum…
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Canon Closed the Gap With Sony Much Faster Than Expected

Canon has spent the last five months hyping up its new sports camera and if there is anything to take away from it now that the R3 has been fully announced, it is that Canon has done a remarkable job closing the technology gap with Sony. For years now, Sony has been the…
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An Advanced 7-Step Way to Edit B&W Photos in Lightroom

Black and white images can tell entirely different stories than color. By removing all of the colors, the tones carry the weight of the story. There’s a lot of gray area (pun intended) when it comes to black and white images as there’s no right or wrong way to take them. In this article and video, I’ll be walking through a new way to edit black and white images in Adobe Lightroom. I did a…
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