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Spotlight: Blake Little's Portraits of LGBT Gun Owners

By David Schonauer   Friday July 20, 2018

"I want a gun to feel equal." Those are the words of a member the Pink Pistols, an LGBT gun club whose motto is "Pick On Someone Your Own Caliber." It isn't the only such group: Other gun clubs for gay, lesbian and transgender Americans have sprung up in the wake of the aftermath of the massacre at Orlando's Pulse nightclub and ...   Read the full Story >>

Tech Notes: This Is One of the Tallest Monopods in the World

PetaPixel   Friday July 20, 2018

Speaking of rock and roll: The British tripod maker 3 Legged Thing has announced a new monopod called Trent, which happens to have been named after Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. But its real claim to fame, notes PetaPixel, is its height when fully extended: 80 inches, or a little over six and half feet. Formed of aircraft-grade magnesium alloy, the Trent weighs just 1.4 pounds but has a maximum load capacity of 66 pounds.   Read the full Story >>

Books: The Night Springsteen Became the Future of Rock

KICKSTARTER   Friday July 20, 2018

In May 9, 1974, Bruce Springsteen performed a show at the Harvard Square Theatre in Cambridge, MA, that helped launch his career: In the audience was Rolling Stone music critic Jon Landau, who later pronounced Springsteen as the future of rock and roll. Also present was photographer Barry Schneier, whose photographs of the concert are the only visual record of that night. Unseen for decades, the images are now collected in a book being funded at Kickstarter, Bruce Springsteen. Rock and Roll Future.    Read the full Story >>

Resources: 16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography

Andrea Livieri   Friday July 20, 2018

Landscape photographers take note: Your smartphones can serve as full-fledged photo assistants, if you’re working with one or more of the 16 apps singled out by Italian photographer Andrea Livieri. Among them: Photographer’s Ephemeris, which allows you to plan landscape photography shots by showing you the position of the sun and moon, and Light Pollution Map, which allows you to easily locate dark sites. Via PetaPixel.   Read the full Story >>

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