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Amazing Earth photos from space captured with Nikon D4

Earth, as seen from space, is probably one of the most impressive things ever. Our planet is absolutely astounding from afar and the latest astronaut to share this awesomeness with us is ESA’s Tim Peake. Here are some of the amazing Earth photos from space captured by the cosmonaut from Earth’s low orbit!

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Smartphones are the most popular cameras on Flickr

As Flickr is one of the most popular image-sharing website in the world, we have decided to take a look at the cameras used by the site’s members to capture their shots. The results are interesting and, perhaps unsurprisingly, they show that people really enjoy sharing photos captured with their smartphones on Flickr

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Flickr introduces new licensing program for its members

Flickr has announced “Curated Connections”, the website’s new way of providing a commercial licensing experience for its members. The new Flickr licensing program will allow photographers to earn money by having their work licensed by agencies, such as Getty Images, and high-profile websites, such as Reuters and BBC.

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Infographic reveals the most popular cameras on stock sites

Have you ever been curious to find out which are the most popular cameras on stock photography websites and if owning one of them means a better chance at selling your photos? Well, then you should check out the “What Gear for Shooting Stock” infographic by Stock Photo Secrets with data from the Dreamstime site.

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Flickr Pro accounts reinstated following public outcry

Flickr has recently introduced a new design and subscription models. Now, all users get 1TB of free storage space, but the service will display ads. Paying $49.99 / year allows one to get rid of the ads, but Pro users have expressed their concern since they were paying $25 / year for unlimited uploads, forcing Flickr to backtrack.

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Flickr updates service with 1TB of free space and ads

Yahoo has completely revamped both the design and business models of Flickr. The photo sharing service will allow all users to upload photos of up to 200MB, in order to fill a storage space of 1TB for free. However, photographers will see ads from now on, while the Pro subscription model has been replaced by Doublr accounts.

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Yahoo Weather for iPhone just got better, courtesy of Flickr

Smartphone users are regularly checking the weather on their devices, therefore developers are working on improving this aspect. Yahoo may have hit the jackpot with its latest Weather app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, which displays amazing Flickr imagery, depending on a user’s location and atmospheric conditions.

Intel infographic reveals what happens in an internet minute

Intel-made infographic reveals what happens in an internet minute

Billions of people now have access to the internet. It does not matter whether they are connected through a computer, smartphone, or tablet. What matters is that about 640,000 GB of data is transferred in a single minute over the internet. The information comes from Intel, whose engineers have compiled an interesting infographic.

Social media websites delete photo metadata from the files, says ITPC study

Most social media sites delete metadata from image files, study says

The International Press Telecommunications Council has conducted an extensive test, in order to find out whether social media websites preserve metadata from image files. However, the agency’s study did not reveal the expected results, as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and most other sites delete almost all metadata information from the images.

Flickr bug changed privacy settings from private to public

Flickr bug changed privacy settings from private to public

Once an internet users shares photos or information over the web, he is no longer safe. This is the state of the web in 2013, in the latest event of the internet privacy saga. After privacy concerns with Facebook and Instagram, Flickr is the latest service to come under the spotlight, as a bug caused some private photos to become public.


Flickr Commons’ 5th anniversary celebrated with four galleries

The Flickr Commons gallery was launched five years ago with no less than 1,500 photos. Today, the collection stretches to more than 250,000 photos from 56 archives, and 165,000 comments from the admiring Flickr users. In order to celebrate the collection’s fifth anniversary, Flickr and the Library of Congress revealed four galleries, consisting of the most viewed photos.


Week 28 Recap + Week 29 Launch – MCP Project 52

Get inspired and join thousands of photographers worldwide in our 52 week journey.

See last week’s picks for “Sweet Relief” This week’s theme is “Get in Close”


MCP Project 52 – Week 15 Wrap Up + Week 16 Theme

Fifteen weeks in, eh?  It seems unreal that we’re that far along into the year, but here we are in mid-April.  Many congratulations to you, if you’ve kept up with the project and made a photo each week.  Here’s something to think about – how do you plan to showcase your work at the end…


MCP Project 52 weekly (Week 14) roundup + GIVEAWAY WINNER!

Fusion.  That was this weeks theme and it was so neat seeing everyones interpretation of it.  From smoke, family, kids, you name it…it was there.  It was tough picking this weeks featured but I narrowed it down after weeding through a few times. If you are playing along, be sure to grab your ‘participant’ banner on the…


MCP Project 52 weekly roundup + GIVEAWAY!

What an amazing week! I think Just for Fun! has been my favourite week so far in our Project 52, I haven’t stopped smiling at all the interpretations and talent on display. It has been a privilege choosing a few of these photos to feature on the blog. We are trying something a little different…


MCP Project 52 Week 12 Wrap Up + Week 13 Theme

What a week filled with lots of creativity! We’ve loved seeing all of your shots “From the Jewelry Box” and also enjoyed those of you that took a break from the weekly themes and shared something else. This project seems to be serving its purpose, as we’ve already seen loads of improvement in the first…


MCP Project 52 – Week 10 review – Launch Week 11

Welcome to our regular MCP Project 52 blog post where we’ll be looking back over week 10 and giving a little sneak preview of the new week 11 theme. I knew this was going to be a fun and memorable week with the theme “Childhood Toys” .  Really made me walk down memory lane and…


MCP Project 52 – Week 9 review & Week 10 launch

Welcome to our regular MCP Project 52 blog post where we’ll be looking back over week 9 and giving a little sneak preview of the new week 10 theme. And what a fun week it’s been, the theme “Express yourself” has inspired a lot of people to get out there and take some great photos. …


MCP Project 52 – Week 8 Wrap Up + Week 9 Theme

Another amazing week of amazing photos captured by our almost 3000 participants. WOW! Personally, the last couple of weeks have been crazy for me. I moved to a new home and was unable to participate. So just like me, don’t be discouraged if you miss a week or two. Just jump back on board and…


MCP Project 52 – Week 7 Wrap Up + Week 8 Theme

First off:  If you haven’t already done so, download the FREE Fusion Mini Action Sets for Photoshop and Elements!  You can download them from the MCP Actions website.  The full Fusion Action Set goes on sale March 1, 2011, so this is a super opportunity to try it before you buy it!  You can also…


MCP Project 52 – Features from Week 6 + Theme for Week 7

Welcome to our look back at week 6 of MCP Project 52, and the launch of the theme for the upcoming week! It’s been a great week for MCP Project 52, we’re almost to 3,000 members and we’ve had a ton of beautiful work submitted for the Words theme. We’d love to have more members,…


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