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Flickr albums get a refresh — nevertheless it’s simply the beginning

Flickr’s albums software has a brand new look. On Wednesday, September 5, Flickr shared an replace to albums that enhances the look and expertise of its sharing instruments. Jordan Sendar, an internet developer at Flickr, says that the album replace is simply “step one of assorted new options that can broaden your means to inform visible tales on Flickr.”

The replace shows the albums in a bigger format, a change prompted by new display sizes and resolutions in accordance with Flickr. The brand new look additionally shows albums in a card type format together with temporary metadata and bigger cowl photographs. Albums are not restricted to 50 photographs, however 500. A brand new batch Faves software streamlines the method of making a gallery of photographs you admire from different Flickr customers.

The replace, Flickr says, provides these new options with out ditching earlier choices to regulate albums.

Mission Workshop launches the Integer Digital camera Pack

Mission Workshop’s newest backpack is each minimalist and enormous — the Integer Digital camera Pack organizes digicam gear, a laptop computer and equipment inside a water-proof bag. The principle digicam compartment can home a digicam physique together with a couple of further lenses or flashes and may be accessed from a entrance zipper, a quick entry facet zipper, or via the highest of the bag.

On prime of the principle digicam compartment is a roll-top compartment for sliding in different giant gadgets. A tripod pocket and straps sits at one facet, a hidden water bottle pocket on the different, whereas a 15.5-inch laptop computer sleeve sits in the back of the pack. The backpack makes use of padded shoulder straps and a sternum strap together with a baggage pass-through for journey. The outside is constructed from a weatherproof nylon.

The bag retails for $485 and is out there in black and grey from the Mission Workshop web site.

The Lumapod is a tripod with literal strings hooked up

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Tripods are important for some varieties of pictures, however are cumbersome and time-consuming to set-up. A start-up could have an answer referred to as Lumapod — with strings hooked up. No, we’re not saying that to refute Lumapod’s claims (but), the tripod system really makes use of a tensioning system for stability with “strings” extending from the tripod’s head to the ft.

The Lumapod appears to be like like a type of monopods with pop-out legs which are designed for added stability however not really designed so that you can let go of the digicam and stroll away. The Lumapod makes use of what the corporate says is a patented tensioning system to assist these quick legs stabilize the digicam sufficient to name it a tripod. There are not any full specs but, however Lumapod says there are two totally different dimension fashions, and exhibits each compact cameras and interchangeable lens cameras used on the odd tripods.

The legs pop up and the lengthy heart column telescopes all the way down to what seems to be a somewhat compact fold. The corporate claims a four-second set-up time. The tripod system additionally makes use of interchangeable legs together with rubber ft, terrain leveling, and dolly wheels.

The corporate is aiming to launch the Lumapod with the assistance of crowd-funding — the tripod is slated for a marketing campaign that begins on September 12. There’s no phrase but on pricing or full specs.

Wannabe wildlife photographers could have inadvertently killed a moose

Right here’s one so as to add to the annals of how to not {photograph} wildlife — a fish and wildlife skilled in Vermont reported that a moose drowned after being scared right into a lake by individuals making an attempt to take the animal’s image. The moose had already swum throughout Lake Champlain earlier than ending up close to a motorbike path, officers mentioned. Exhausted after the swim, when individuals close to the bike path tried to take the moose’s photograph, the animal was scared again into the water, the place he drowned. Witnesses urged round half a dozen individuals had been crowding the moose.

One other specialist later urged the animal could have additionally had a parasite like a brainworm that causes disorientation, however the moose wasn’t examined for the potential an infection. Both means, wildlife officers stress retaining a distance from wildlife, since making an attempt to snap an Instagram might injure the animal — or the particular person making an attempt to take that photograph.

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