Flickr is one of the oldest and best online photography communities, but its mobile presence, specifically its iOS and Android apps, have been seriously lacking.

In an effort to right the ship, Flickr just released a sleek iPad app that brings nearly all of the web features to your favorite Apple tablet.

Flickr Finally Releases a Worthy iPad App

via Laughing Squid

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Photojojo wants YOU! Come star in our photos & videos, plus get a chance to see our newest products. 
Ideally, you …
1. Live in San Francisco or close enough to show up in an hour.
2. Looove photography. Or pretty things. Or cool gadgets. Or all of the above!
To apply, send us 2 photos … 
1.  Your face (Any casual photo will do!)
2.  Jazz hands! (Since you’ll mainly be a hand model)
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PHOTOJOJO MODEL CALL-OUT

Photojojo wants YOU! Come star in our photos & videos, plus get a chance to see our newest products. 

Ideally, you …

1. Live in San Francisco or close enough to show up in an hour.

2. Looove photography. Or pretty things. Or cool gadgets. Or all of the above!

To apply, send us 2 photos … 

1.  Your face (Any casual photo will do!)

2.  Jazz hands! (Since you’ll mainly be a hand model)

No prior experience required. :) Email your stuff to june@photojojo.com. Can’t wait to see your smiling faces!

Photography competitions typically feature your basic categories such as landscape and portraiture, but capturing the way humans go to work is not usually an option.

But for the past 2 years, CBRE has organized an Urban Photographer of the Year Competition that celebrates the many ways that people make a living worldwide.

Photo Competition Celebrates How We All Make a Living

via Cool Hunting

Before you could open that folder of images on your memory card, contact sheets were the only way to review a bunch of photographs you just took.

In Hollywood’s golden days, directors had on-set photographers capturing candid images for those iconic movie posters. Author Karina Longworth collected a ton of old contact sheets from some of Hollywood’s most legendary films.

Photographer’s Contact Sheets From Hollywood’s Golden Days

via Gizmodo

Save all your jars and boxes!

We’ve got 4 ideas for how to display your photos without spending your hard earned cash on frames.

Display Your Best Shots for About $0.00

British photographer Scott Chasserot came up with a fascinating technique for determining what people subconsciously wished they looked like.

Scott took head shots of 15 people and created 30 distinct versions of each person’s face. Afterwards, he showed the various portraits to them while they were connected to a brain scanner to determine which one they favored.

Using a Brain Scanner to Find Out How You Wished You Looked

via Fast Company

At first glance, these still lifes by the mysterious photographer who simply goes by Elise appear to be some sort of digital rendering.

In fact, Elise creates these whimsical, life-sized sculptures and meticulously arranges them before photographing the end result.

Whimsical Still Lifes Use Handmade Sculptures

via It’s Nice That

For over a year, photographer Pierre-Elie de Pibrac was embedded with the ballet company of the legendary Paris Opera, where he compiled a series of long exposure shots named “Catharsis.”

Though you can’t always make out individual figures, the vibrant costumes combined with the dancers’ movements create these lovely abstract photos.

Long Exposure Photographs of the Paris Opera’s Ballet Company

via L’Oeil de la Photographie

Zooom over to the Photojojo Shop for 12x telephoto lenses.

Now available for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus!

(and older iPhones too).

Check out the 12x Telephotos Wonder Lens


 

Zooom over to the Photojojo Shop for 12x telephoto lenses.

Now available for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus!

(and older iPhones too).

Check out the 12x Telephotos Wonder Lens

 

Hiya iPhone 4tographers!

We’re giving away the Glif+ tripod mount for iPhone 4, just for picking up other iPhone 4 photo gear.

Grab a Carabiner Clip (and free Glif+)

Get an 8x Telephoto Lens (and free Glif+)

Pick up a ChargeCard (no free Glif+ … Just kidding! FREE Glif+)

Or, just grab the Glif+ itself at a steal, but not a literal steal.

Tell ur frenz!

Hiya iPhone 4tographers!

We’re giving away the Glif+ tripod mount for iPhone 4, just for picking up other iPhone 4 photo gear.

Grab a Carabiner Clip (and free Glif+)

Get an 8x Telephoto Lens (and free Glif+)

Pick up a ChargeCard (no free Glif+ … Just kidding! FREE Glif+)

Or, just grab the Glif+ itself at a steal, but not a literal steal.

Tell ur frenz!

There’s something mesmerizing about aerial views of our planet, and designer Florian Pucher brings that magic into the home, but not as a print on your wall.

Florian uses ordinary satellite photos from across the globe and converts them into these one-of-a-kind area rugs, cleverly named Landcarpets.

Satellite Photos Converted Into Abstract Carpets

via Yatzer

Your traditional time-lapse has a single universal clock, meaning everything you see is progressing in the same time frame, but in a “layer-lapse,” different regions in the scene have distinct clocks.

If you’re feeling confused, don’t sweat it. Just marvel at this layer-lapse of Boston shot by photographer Julian Tryba, and watch how different areas in the scene progress separately.

Interesting Spin on Traditional Time-Lapses With “Layer-Lapse” of Boston

via Laughing Squid

Though snakes are likely near the top of your terrifying animals list, you have to admit that their vibrant hues and intricate patterns make them some of the most beautiful animals around.

To highlight that beauty, photographer Guido Mocafico places the snakes in a simple black box and photographs them above.

Simple Photo Series Highlights the Beauty of Venomous Snakes

via Beautiful Decay

When photographer Nicholas Nixon was visiting his wife’s family in 1975, he decided on a whim to photograph her and her 3 sisters.

Forty years and forty portraits later, the shoot has become quite a tradition. All of the portraits are currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

4 Sisters Photographed Each Year for 40 Years Running

via Cool Hunting

A brand new lens from Sony with 30x zoom… for your phone!

The QX30 is the whole package, with zoom, a built in flash and video capabilities. Snap pics on the go and have them immediately on your phone for sharing and editing!

Learn More About the QX30