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- Ever wanted to know just how digital cameras work? Want it explained to you by Top Gear’s James May? Okay. Here you go.
- Let’s take you back to the 1980’s, when Ansel Adams reigned as one of the most influential and famous of landscape photographers. This video, part 1 of 3, is an interview done with the master himself. Part 2 is here, part 3 here.
- Of course, if you’re an official in Kansas, you might have wanted to charge Ansel Adams a fee to shoot in any of the local parks. Clearly, photographers aren’t happy about this.
- We all love pictures of children, but this mom from Russia takes it to a whole new level. The images she makes are downright magical.
- Like Lightroom? Want it for your iPad. If this leak on Adobe’s website is any indication, it’s coming in a subscription model.
- And finally, from one of our all time favorite photographers, Mr. Joe McNally, comes a quick story on the travails of being a NatGeo photographer.
That’s it for this week’s edition of Cool Stuff. As always, questions and feedback are welcome in the comments below.