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Cop Points Gun at Photog Because He ‘Doesn’t Know’ What a GoPro Is – Photography Article

Here’s a video of a disconcerting encounter between a police officer and photographer that’s making the rounds online. It shows a police officer in San Diego drawing his gun on the photographer filming because he “doesn’t know” what the GoPro attached to the main camera is. NBC4 reports that the May 2018 incident occurred a block from the Mesa College campus and involved San Diego Community College District police officer James Everette. After the unnamed photographer approached Everette at a…

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Beautiful Deep-Sea Squid Gets Caught on Camera for the First Time – Photography Article

A strange-looking recently-discovered deep-sea squid species called the Asperoteuthis mangoldae squid has been captured on camera for the first time ever. The footage and the scientists’ reactions are in the 2.5-minute video above. The marine scientists were exploring unknown regions of the ocean off Jarvis Island in the South Pacific on the E/V Nautilus when the squid was spotted at a depth of 930 meters (3,051 feet). At first, the crew thinks they’re zooming the camera in on a fish,…

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This Elephant Doesn’t Like Having Its Picture Taken – Photography Article

A high school girl was traveling in Zambia, Africa, last month when she came across an elephant that apparently hates having its picture taken. When the girl pulled out her smartphone to snap a photo, the elephant lashed out with its trunk and smacked the phone out of her hands. The girl was in Africa for a 12-day mission trip to help the boys and men living on the streets get back on their feet, and after a 20-hour flight…

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Giant Squid Caught on Camera for First Time in the US – Photography Article

Giant squid are incredibly difficult to catch on camera in the wild — the number of times it has happened can be counted on one hand. But scientists just released video of the first time a giant squid has been filmed in the waters of the United States. CNN reports that the scientists funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research were on a two-week mission in the Gulf of Mexico about 100 miles…

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Frontman Slaps Phone from Fan Who Jumped Onstage for Selfie – Photography Article

The punk rock band FIDLAR was performing in Berkeley earlier this week when a fan jumped onstage and attempted to take a selfie with frontman Zac Carper. Carper would have none of it, and he proceeded to slap the phone out of the woman’s hand. Back in 2015, FIDLAR actually tweeted a warning of this very thing. i have no problem breaking your iPhone 6 if you jump on stage and take a selfie while we are playing. please, give…

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Woman Captures Seagull Stealing $22 Lobster Roll From Her Hand – Photography Article

Pepperdine sports law professor Alicia Jessop was visiting Maine from California recently when she stopped by a popular tourist destination for a lobster roll. When she held out the roll to take a picture of it, a seagull swooped in at the exact moment Jessop pressed the shutter. Jessop was visiting the famous Cape Neddick Light lighthouse in southern Maine on June 7th when she ordered the $21.50 lobster roll from a parking lot lobster shack. “I wanted a lobster…

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This Bird Has Impressive Built-In Image Stabilization – Photography Article

Drones these days often feature mechanical gimbals to stabilize their cameras while in flight. But long before consumer drones exploded onto the scene, birds were already taking to the skies with impressive built-in image stabilization. Designer and wildlife photographer Anthony Roberts was shooting with his Canon 5D Mark IV and his 100-400mm image stabilized lens at South Stack on the UK island of Anglesey when he captured some neat footage of a male kestrel hunting in strong winds. Just look…

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This is Why You Don’t Put Your Camera on a Ledge – Photography Article

If you ever need to set your camera down temporarily, make sure you choose a safe place with as little gravitational potential energy as possible. It seems one photographer learned this lesson the hard way and paid a dear price. Photography Memes just shared this 14-second video that will make your face cringe and your heart skip a beat: The photographer set his camera down on the rail above stairs while setting up for a shoot. Upon opening up his…

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