Skiers Relax by a Fire at a Stowe Dormitory in Vermont, August 1967

Skiers Relax by a Fire at a Stowe Dormitory in Vermont, August 1967

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PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC B. Anthony Stewart was once called the "epitome of a National Geographic photographer" by the magazine's then-director of photography Robert E. Gilka. Mr. Stewart worked for National Geographic Magazine for forty-two years, taking photographs all over the world. He was singularly responsible for the magazine expanding its sixteen-page featured photography section to thirty-two and won White House News Photographers Association and The National Press Photographers Association awards on various occasions. While a competent technician who was a pioneer in using the view camera and 35mm equipment, according to Robert Gilka in B. Anthony Stewart's Washington Post obituary, his main love, and biggest skill, was his ability to see life happening in front of him in beautiful compositions. This photo was shot at Stowe Mountain Lodge in August of 1967, ten years…
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Cinemagram

Cinemagram

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Cinemagram is an iPhone app that allows you to make quick, easy, and awesome cinemagraphs and upload them within seconds to your favorite social media platform. All you've got to do is take a few seconds of video on your phone, and then using your finger create a mask around the area that you want to have motion and you're done. Cinemagram also comes with a few filters to overlay on your cinemagraphs. (more…)
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PXL

PXL

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PXL is a brand new iPhone and iPad app that allows you to turn your photos in to something Picasso could have made on a crazy mushroom trip. I'm telling you, I'm addicted to this app. Trust me, it's a lot more fun to "pxl-ate" your photos than you would think it is. With 9 different styles to choose from, and a randomize shake feature, pxl will provide you with hours (possibly minutes) of entertainment. Check out how it looks below: (more…)
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Photosynth: Mobile Panoramas

Photosynth: Mobile Panoramas

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Photosynth is a powerful set of tools for capturing and viewing the world in 3D. You can share these views with your friends on Facebook, publish them to Bing Maps, or embed them in your own Web site. In simple terms, Photosynth allows you to take a bunch of photos of the same scene or object and automagically stitch them all together into one big interactive 3D viewing experience that you can share with anyone on the web. It's pretty cool and the possibilities seem almost endless to me. The app also features an innovative interactive capture system that lets you see your progress during capture, powered by Photosynth’s computer vision algorithms. Your images are quickly stitched together into an interactive panorama which you can explore right on your device. All of…
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WARNING: Facebook Is Reading Your Texts

WARNING: Facebook Is Reading Your Texts

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The App of the Week is a column that we have a lot of fun writing. Let's be honest, it's great to find a new app for your iPhone or your Android phone, and play around with it. But this week, no cool new apps for us. Instead we are going to talk about the privacy rights we all regularly give away for our 99 cent (or even free) applications. How many of you guys actually read the terms and conditions of what you download on your smart phones? I know I don't. And well, we're agreeing to a lot. (more…)
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