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Enthusiastic Athletes Competing in Snowy Towns: Old Photos of Winter Olympics in the Last Century As the 2018 Winter Games will kick off tonight in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the highly anticipated Winter Games is around the corner. People from all around the world will look on as more than 2,000 athletes ... Feb. 09, 2018
Three sensational seafood spots around the world Archeological records suggest that humans have been preparing and eating seafood for at least 165,000 years, and it’s safe to say we’ve gotten pretty good at it. Some of the world’s greatest delicacies come from our planet’s oceans, lakes, and rivers, from elegant slices of sashimi in Japan to meaty lobster rolls in Maine. Jan. 15, 2018
Sony Xperia XA2 and XA 2 Ultra put high-end camera tech in mid-range phones Most mobile manufacturers tend to unveil new flagship smartphones at or around MWC in February or IFA in September, but occasionally interesting mid-rangers pop up at CES as well. That's the case with the Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra devices, which were just launched this morning at the Las Vegas show. Jan. 12, 2018
History of Lisu Ethnic According to historical records and folk legend, the forbears of the Lisu people lived along the banks of the Jinsha River and were once ruled by "Wudeng" and "Lianglin," two powerful tribes. After the 12th century... Jan. 12, 2018
Six Years Endeavors to Build Miniature World Everyday One creative idea a day is not an easy thing for individuals, so as one magnificent picture a day for photographers. So how can you imagine there is a photographer having build numbers of miniature worlds since April 2011 everyday ... Dec. 29, 2017
Graceful Hoi An Graceful, historic Hoi An is Vietnam’s most atmospheric and delightful town. Once a major port, it boasts the grand architecture and beguiling riverside setting that befits its heritage, and the 21st-century curses of traffic and pollution are almost entirely absent. Dec. 22, 2017
Traveling in the Desert—Tottori Sand Dunes It is a breathtaking, beautiful natural land formation, created by sand and winds over the last 100,000 years. The Tottori Sand Dunes, located in the east of Tottori Prefecture, are the largest sand hills in Japan. Nov. 28, 2017
A Quiet Land in the Bustling World Kyoto is an old Japanese city with quiet temples, sublime gardens, colorful shrines and geisha scurrying to secret liaisons. Nov. 09, 2017
Market report provides interesting insights into camera module industry Market research & strategy consulting company Yole Développement has just released its "Camera Module Industry Market and Technology Trends 2017" report, and the document includes a number of interesting findings and forecasts that photographers, specially those interested in smartphone photography, should pay attention to. Nov. 07, 2017
RPS “Hidden World” Winners 2017 ​This year's photography competition theme was The Hidden World. The Society would like to congratulate the winners and shortlisted photographers, who were celebrated at the Biology Week annual award ceremony. Oct. 25, 2017
The Freezing City At the city’s new Ice and Snow Park, chilly winds blew snowflakes around the world’s largest indoor ski park, a potent symbol of China’s ambitions to turn itself into a winter sports powerhouse ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Oct. 01, 2017
Magnum and Me: A Personal View As the agency turns 70, Magnum’s Executive Director David Kogan offers an intimate perspective on photography and why it matters Aug. 30, 2017
The Famous Volcanic Spectacles in the World 1.Laki Volcano in the Iceland 2.The Kilauea Volcano of America 3.Sangay of Ecuador 4. Krakatoa of Indonesia Aug. 17, 2017
Coming of Age: Forgotten Faces of a Greying Asia Over two and half years between 2009 and 2010, Singaporean photographic artist David Poey-Cher TAY traveled widely across Asia (including China, Vietnam, Brunei, Myanmar, Japan, Korea, Malaysia) with ... Jul. 19, 2017
7 unknown stories hiding behind famous photos Time flies irrevocably, yet photos taken years and years ago last forever. And what stories hide behind the shots that have long since become iconic? Jul. 19, 2017
Essential Phone release date, news and features Update: The Essential Phone has missed its June launch but should be landing in the US imminently, while a UK launch has also been confirmed. Jul. 19, 2017
13 famous photographs that are actually fake Bright Side has found several brilliant examples of photography that caused a great deal of uproar around the world while being completely fake. Jun. 21, 2017
Scenes from the 2017 Venice Biennale The 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, held in locations throughout Venice, Italy, opened to the public on May 13, and will remain open until November 26, 2017. May. 22, 2017
Here’s what MySpace Founder Tom is doing now Ever wondered what the guy who co-founded MySpace is doing since he sold it for a whopping $580 million back in 2005? He does what anybody would do if they had so much money to burn. He travels. A lot. May. 19, 2017
Google introduces Lens, an AI in your camera that can recognize objects Google announced at it’s I/O conference today that it’s working on a new form of AI called Google Lens, which understands what you’re looking at and can help you by providing relevant responses. May. 18, 2017
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