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Art Market Madness
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Valentine's Day: The Essential Guide to Erotic French Films
In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Huffington Post has a list of the best erotic French films...
Resources: KitSplit, the Airbnb of Gear Rental
New York-based KitSplit, which describes itself as the "Airbnb for creative equipment,” has...
Screening Room: "Concerning the Bodyguard"
Now online is the short film Concerning the Bodyguard, which debuted at last year’s Toronto...
Tech News: The Neutral Density Filter Shootout
Neutral density filters are all the rage among photographers and filmmakers, notes Fstoppers, add...
Trending: OK Go's One-Shot Zero-G Music Video
Alt-rock band OK Go made “viral music videos” a thing on YouTube with treadmill gymna...
Trending: Creating Bullet Time with an iPhone and a String
Photo and filmmaking websites are loving a new video showing that you don’t need an array o...
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What We Learned This Week: ICP Infinity Winners, Flickr Cutback and CG Fashion
Award season is coming. This week in photography we found out who will be receiving the Intern...
In Focus, 1: 198 Photos of Detainee Abuse Released by US Military
Responding to a lawsuit, the Department of Defense last week released 198 photos from detainee ab...
In Focus, 2: Telling the Continuing Story of Saleh's Life
“On November 11, 2003, when I was a staff photographer for the San Francisco Chronicle, I w...
Tech News: Instagram Adds Support for Multiple Accounts
This week Instagram announced that it is adding support for multiple accounts, which, as PetaPixe...
PPD Spotlight: Inbal Abergil's "Next of Kin"
On view at the Baxter Street Camera Club of New York from Feb. 27 through March 26 is “NOK-...
See It Now: A Very Brief History of Photography
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