10 Tips for Photographing Cats

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Cats are the alpha and the omega. They are the driving force behind the internet. They can make for very cute, if awfully temperamental friends, if they can be considered friends at all. Whether it’s your own cat, a friend’s, or one on the street, here are ten tips to keep in mind for the next time you make a photograph. Continue reading…

Weekend Humor: Cats Take Back the Internet with Photos of Humans

Yes, I will take your photo.

Yes, I will take your photo.

Weekend Humor isn’t meant to be taken seriously. So don’t, ya rube.
Each new year brings with it a slate of resolutions. Most fall by the wayside, but some – though they are few and far in between – are upheld. With 2014 a few days old, a coalition of cats led by Mr. Sprinkles has resolved to take back the internet by turning the camera back on their so-called “owners”. After a successful lobbying campaign, Mr. Sprinkles has secured the release of the Sony CC1; the CC stands for Cat Camera. Continue reading…

On Photographing Cats

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This is a very delicate subject, one that can easily be disrupted by a laser pointer. Cats exist at the very heart of the internet, and photographing them isn’t something that just happens. They don’t smile dumbly like dogs do most of the time. They have a much more cynical view of life, and if you can’t catch their attention within the first several seconds, they’ll go somewhere else. This is a study, of course, in photographing unfamiliar cats. If you find that you’re feline-inclined, perhaps this guide may prove useful.

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Weekend Humor: Instagram Introduces Subscription Service for Non-Users

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Weekend Humor isn’t meant to be taken seriously. In fact, every time you take these posts seriously, a photographer decides to throw their camera away and instead, shoot with an iPad. 

Don’t make photographers shoot with iPads.

Given recent ruckus over terms of use, Instagram recognized that there’s a market for folks who crave images, but wouldn’t bother joining Instagram. You can follow Tweeters without actively joining Twitter, and now you can you follow Instagrammers without having to subject your dinner to photoshoots. Granted, you could stalk Instagram profiles without an account before, but the company has found a way to monetize it with nifty subscription options.

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