Top 20 Real Pictures Made Famous by the Internet Pop Culture With the current expansion of Photoshop, it can be difficult to determine if a picture posted online is real or fake. Every year hundreds of photographs become viral on the Internet, and in most cases we have an opinion over their authenticity. This article will examine 20 real pictures that were made famous by the Internet. In most cases, the photos have caused an Internet debate over their origin. The Mwanza Flat-headed Agama (Agama mwanzae) is a lizard in the family Agamidae. Anjana is a chimpanzee that lives at TIGERS: The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species in South Carolina, U.S. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and Sun, thereby totally or partially obscuring the image of the Sun. In 2004, a collection of strange pictures surfaced on the Internet of a deer that was discovered atop a 25 foot (7.6 m) tall communications pole. Moose up a Pole The history of the Internet is full of viral images that show giant animals.
Silence Art & Design Photographer Thomas Jorion photographed empty rooms for his photo series 'Silence'. SD Speed Class SD memory card manufacturers use different types of flash memory to create an SD memory card, so actual transfer speed can vary. Varying speeds make it difficult to determine which card will provide reliable recording of streaming content. Recording video require a constant minimum write speed to ensure a smooth playback. The SD Association defines Speed Class standards indicated by speed symbols to help consumers decide what card will provide the required minimum performance for reliability. There are two kinds of speed indications regarding SD bus generation: Speed Class and UHS Speed Class* symbols indicate minimum writing performance to ensure smooth writing of streaming content such as video shooting. Speed Class designates minimum writing performance to record video. UHS Speed Class is designed for UHS** devices only and designates minimum writing performance to record video on UHS products. * (Speed Class and the UHS Speed Class are not compatible.) SD Speed Compatibility
46 of the most amazing photographs of 2012 2012 has been a great year in it's own way. It may have been full of ups and downs, victories and losses, successes and disappointment (as with pretty much any year). But how ever you've found it. It's still been full of wondrous and wonder. All of these photos came to light this year. So sit back and take it all in. Alternatively you take them all in here in HD. We're giving away first class InterRail tickets, lunch at PizzaExpress, tickets to Bestival, and loads more... For a chance to win, get your place on the Guest List for Refreshers Wall. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 7 hours in one image. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.Mount Rainier casts a shadow. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46.
The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012 *Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012. It’s hard to believe we’re already into the final quarter of 2012. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a ‘Picture of the Day’ this year. Enjoy!
A Graphic Guide to Facebook Portraits Everyone is aware of how significantly Facebook has impacted modern technologies such as online communication, information aggregation, and boyfriend stalking. Less noticed, but just as profound, is its influence on art. Just as refinements in mirror crafting led to an increase in self portrait production during the Renaissance, Facebook's steady, unrelenting invasion of every crevice in the civilized world has led to a new renaissance in portraiture, notable for its creation by people who wouldn't know good art if it friend requested them. These office workers and bored teens have replaced Okies and deranged shut-ins as the ultimate outsider artists; not only do they lack formal artistic training, most lack even the desire to create art. However, with this humble, ad hoc genre a complex visual dialogue has emerged, and its unique vocabulary reveals much about the modern world. Click to Expand
Difference between Speed Class, UHS Speed Class, and Speed Ratings (performance) for SD/SDHC/SDXC cards Difference between Speed Class, UHS Speed Class, and Speed Ratings (performance) for SD/SDHC/SDXC cards What is the difference between Speed Class and Speed Ratings for SDTM/SDHCTM cards? The speed rating measures maximum transfer speed for reading and writing images to and from a memory card, expressed as megabytes per second. However, video doesn't need as big a data pipe because the video format is a smaller "fixed stream" that uses only a portion of the data pipe. Unlike card write speeds that measure maximum performance, class ratings measure the minimum sustained speed required for recording an even rate of video onto the card. What does this difference mean for me? Still digital images shot on high-megapixel cameras should utilize fast data throughput (a large data pipe), higher speed cards for improved performance. Speed Class is a minimum speed based on a worst case scenario test. The current SDHC specification defines Class 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 as follows:
Photos of Ramadan 2013 Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, began earlier this week, with the observation of the Hilal, or new moon. Throughout this ninth month on the Islamic calendar, devout Muslims must abstain from food, drink, and sex from dawn until sunset. The fast, one of the five pillars of Islam, is seen as a time for spiritual reflection, prayers, and charity. After sunset, Muslims traditionally break the fast by eating three dates, performing the Maghrib prayer, and sitting down to Iftar, the main evening meal, where communities and families gather together. Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: A Yemeni girl wearing traditional costume, attends a festival for children to welcome the Holy month of Ramadan in the old city of Sanaa, Yemen, on July 8, 2013. Muslim clerics scan the horizon for the crescent moon that will determine the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Jakarta, Indonesia, on July 8, 2013.
Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012 *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a POTD this year. The pictures are also listed in reverse chronological order. There is no ranking amongst the photos Enjoy! Photograph by Robert Elves on Flickr Photograph by Stephen Wilkes | Prints available Photograph by George Steinmetz Photograph by Andrew Choy Photograph by Jakub Polomski on 500px Photograph via The Natioanl Archives and Records Administration Photograph by Caleb Charland COPYRIGHT© 2012 RMS TITANIC, INC; Produced by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Photograph by Jason Pope Photograph by Dan Fisher Photograph by Scott Robertson Photograph by Berenice Abbott Photograph by NASA/GSFC/SDO Photograph by Liammm on Reddit Photograph by haqbar on Reddit Photograph by Marcus Peabody Photograph by The Lost Gardens of Heligan Photograph by sleepychinchilla on Flickr Photograph by Scott Hutcheson (SMHutch Photography on Flickr) Photograph by Mario Neumann (scuba.hamburg on Flickr)
Vortograph by Simon Gardiner The vortograph is an abstract form of photography that creates kaleidoscopic repetitions by photographing objects through a triangular arrangement of three mirrors. The process dates back to the work of Alvin Langdon Coburn who is credited for inventing the method in 1917. Photographer Simon Gardiner decided to give it a try and created this stunning, Inception-esque urban vortex. More like this, please.
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The 75 Best Pictures of the 2013 Update: if you liked this post, you’ll adore our latest post on the 38 Most Haunting Abandoned Places on Earth HERE. Following on from our very successful blog “100 of the Best Street Art Images of 2013″ (see HERE), we’ve widened the net and thanks to the guys over at Sifter, we bring you the Top 75 Pictures of 2013. All credit goes to the individual photographers and their inspiring visions of our beautiful planet. What’s your favorite? Photograph by strummingmusic on Reddit Photograph by HALEY LUNA Photograph by HANS HANSEN Photograph by Capt. Photograph by Adam Klukowski (ENT108) | klucznik.net Photograph by JENNY DEAN Photograph by LAURA WILLIAMS Photograph by SCOTT MCCRACKEN Photograph by Alexander Van Driessche Photograph by ROLF MAEDER Photograph by RADO GADOCZI Photograph by Peter Rivera Photograph by DEVEN STROSS Photograph by Randy Kokesch Photograph by NothingI5True on Reddit Photograph via Kevin Trotman (The Rocketeer on Flickr) Photograph by SPRENG BEN Photograph via waitomo.com