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People are Forming Instagram ‘Pods' to Try and Beat the Big Bad Algorithm

4 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

There's a new Instagram fad in town, and it promises to bring you more followers, likes, comments, and exposure for your work. No, we're not talking about botting-that's already on its way out. We're talking about exclusive groups called “pods.”
As anyone who has ever spent time on a photo sharing platform knows, bots, like-for-like, and comment spamming runs rampant. 500px was notorious for not cracking down hard enough, and Flickr certainly isn't immune, but it's Instagram who has been hardest hit over the last year or so.
As the community has grown to over 600 million monthly active...
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Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash

Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto . For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable, powerful, and consistent lighting... Read more ...

Hot Texas Weiners: 1939

Hot Texas Weiners: 1939

Spring 1939. "Washington, D.C., lunchroom." Offering, in addition to Lone Star tube steaks, "Tables for Ladies." Medium format acetate negative. View full size. Read more ...

NatGeo Photographer of the Year Contest

NatGeo Photographer of the Year Contest

(Photo and caption by Felix Inden / National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest) (Photo and caption by Jassen Todorov / National Geographic Nature Photographer... Read more ...

Dead at 83, Photographer Pete Turner

Dead at 83, Photographer Pete Turner

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Tree 19, North River in Scituate

Tree 19, North River in Scituate

Started this yesterday in the car in acrylics, finished if in the studio this morning with palette knife and oils. I had no reference photo, just tried to mimic the colors that... Read more ...

Spritzed by an Angel: 1942

Spritzed by an Angel: 1942

November 1942. Babies' Hospital, New York. "Nurse training. Nurses learn the care of patients suffering from burns. Here, the nurse paints a boy's burned back with... Read more ...

Aerial Images of Vibrant Landscapes by Photographer Niaz Uddin

Aerial Images of Vibrant Landscapes by Photographer Niaz Uddin

The Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone National Park Niaz Uddin is a photographer, director, and filmmaker that explores a variety of natural landscapes from high above... Read more ...

Oprema's New Biotar 58mm f/2.0 Lens Has a Record 17-Blade Aperture

Oprema's New Biotar 58mm f/2.0 Lens Has a Record 17-Blade Aperture

Having recently succeeded in crowdfunding the revival of the Biotar 75mm lens , Oprema is at it again and is looking to bring back the “legendary” Biotar 58mm f/2.0... with an... Read more ...

Portraits of Strangers Found Through Craigslist

Portraits of Strangers Found Through Craigslist

For their ongoing “Craigslist Encounters,” the Los Angeles-based photography team Kremer Johnson has been shooting portraits of completely strangers who are each found using... Read more ...

Mixed Media Geologic Abstract Painting "Arroyo" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Mixed Media Geologic Abstract Painting "Arroyo" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

This painting is a large triptych on three wood panels, each measuring 48x12 inches. I added a LOT of texture, including gritty modeling compound, rocks, and glass blobs. The... Read more ...