CoolDigitalPhotography posted a set of 34 pics featuring mothers and daughters.
. . . just links from HayYoo.com and DanKostecki.com
Every year, Smithsonian.com lets photographers all over the world submit their work to the annual photo contest. This year, there were more than 26,500 entries from 93 different countries. Ten photos were selected from each category (Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images, and Mobile) and now, it’s up to the readers to pick their favorites. The voting is happening all month, so be sure to head over there and throw in your two cents. The winner of the readers’ choice will win a $500 prize. Here are some of the finalists of the 12th annual photo contest.
Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we’re living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the most creative visual artists under the age of 25. Are you one of them? They’re looking for artists that represent the future of Photoshop. In other words, someone making “the most innovative, forward-looking work out there.”
US President Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809; he would be 206 today. Recently, I found this colorized photo of him on reddit. The original was black and white and taken by Alexander Gardner in 1861, with the color being added recently.
At a conference in Hamburg Germany this weekend, biometrics researcher Jan Krisller demonstrated how he spoofed a politician’s fingerprint using photos taken by a “standard photo camera.” Krissler speculated that politicians might even want to “wear gloves when talking in public.”