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Friday Photo: Shake on It

Today's Friday Photo, by Cathy Sampson of Shrewsbury, Mass., has a story behind it that's more about a photo not taken. Let's let her tell it: "I took this photo while scuba diving in Grand Cayman this April. Our son's friend, Brian Sklut, was completing his checkout dives to earn...

By Christina Talcott | July 18, 2008; 02:43 PM ET | Comments (0)

Overloaded Camera Bag Seeks New Gadgets to Play With

In researching a piece for our upcoming Photo Contest issue (the winners of our annual contest will be announced in the Aug. 19 issue), I've come across a zillion and one "I want that" photo gadgets and gizmos. At, for example, I fell in love with " target="new"> this...

By Anne McDonough | July 31, 2007; 07:46 AM ET | Comments (0)

Get Ready, Get Set . . . Shoot!

It's that time of year again...spring fever sets in (though it's so cold here in Washington today! Bring back the balmy weather!) and we announce the rules for our annual Travel Photo Contest. The winning photos get prime real estate in the Travel section this August, and also will be...

By Anne McDonough | April 5, 2007; 01:31 PM ET | Comments (2)

Pretty as a Picture, But Not Quite So Accurate

Last week, Reuters reported something that made this photo researcher's blood run cold. Royal Nepal Airlines printed a poster to encourage tourism to Nepal. Sounds fine, right? Only the poster featured an image of Machu Picchu -- the Inca ruins in Peru. Oops....

By Anne McDonough | January 18, 2007; 11:52 AM ET | Comments (0)


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