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  • Kuddle: A new Instagram-like photo sharing app launched for children Yesterday

    Oslo: Kuddle, a Norwegian picture sharing app designed for children and billing itself as a rival to Instagram could have one million users by the end of the year and plans an aggressive push into the US market, its chief executive said on Tuesday. Kuddle, which raised $2 million in funding...
  • German soldiers crying after seeing concentration camp videos and the red-smeared iceberg hours after the Titanic sank: 21 black-and-white photos from history you need to see 3 days ago

    The iceberg that sank the Titanic and German soldiers reacting to videos of concentration camps - 21 photos from history that you need to see today. ...
  • Photo: This couple's engagement photos were photobombed by lightning and this perfectly timed picture has gone viral on the internet! 4 days ago

    Elizabeth van der Bij is a photographer who runs ENV Photography and she captured this electrifying moment when lightning photobombed her clients Kassandra and Craig's engagement photo. The weather was stormy and heavy clouds were rolling in but the couple continued the photo shoot. It was a combination of luck and...
  • Here's how you can edit photos just by typing the effect you want August 12, 2014

    New York: Struggling with photo editing software? Switch to a new technology that changes weather, time of day, season or other features in photos with simple text commands. With a new computer algorithm developed by researchers at Brown University in the US, a picture taken in July can be made to...
  • Parents of Delhi gang rape victim decry fashion shoot that evokes attack August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A fashion shoot depicting a woman being sexually assaulted on a bus has stirred memories of the fatal gang rape of a young woman in 2012, outraging the victim's parents and activists who have demanded action against the photographer. The December 2012 attack on the woman on the bus...
  • Do you post photos on Facebook just to get noticed and earn likes? Here's what it tells about you August 9, 2014

    London: If you have the habit of uploading more photos on Facebook to feel noticed and earn more "likes", it is more likely that you may be a "neurotic" than an extrovert. According to a study that reveals your personality via Facebook, extroverts change their profile photos quite frequently while neurotics...
  • Photographer who recreated the Delhi gangrape as a glossy fashion shoot on a bus says 'women's safety campaign backfired' after outrage on social media August 5, 2014

    A photographer who seemingly recreated the gruesome Delhi gangrape incident of December 16, 2012, using male and female models in an upscale fashion shoot on a bus, sparking revulsion on social media, said he was making a point on women's empowerment that horribly backfired. Photographer Raj Shetye's photoshoot 'The Wrong Turn',...
  • Warning: This will make your head reel. Two photographers climbed rooftops in Hong Kong and clicked the world's most vertigo inducing photos August 5, 2014

    Two guys named Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov visited Hong Kong, and took pictures that will give you a nose bleed just from looking at them. "During the last one and a half years, we have visited Hong Kong several times. We have been to so many places and now I...
  • Google plans to separate its photos service from Google+: Report August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Google is mulling over separating its photos service from its underperforming social network Google+, says a Bloomberg report citing people with knowledge of the matter. This move would make the photos service an independent product which will then be accessible to even users who don't have a Google+...
  • Punjab: Man booked for posting fake photo of Dera Chief on Facebook July 13, 2014

    Ambala: Police on Sunday arrested a youth for allegedly posting a fake photo of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda (religious sect) head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on his Facebook account. On the complaint from Dera Sacha Sauda follower Punit Insan, police arrested Amarinder Singh, a resident of Ambala City, for allegedly posting...
  • Terrorists post photos of mass killing in Iraq June 16, 2014

    Baghdad: The Islamic terrorists who overran cities and towns in Iraq last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring scores of captured Iraqi soldiers, while the prime minister vowed on Sunday to "liberate every inch" of captured territory. The pictures on a militant website appear to show...
  • Review: New Instagram tools give users more controls, but take away the simplicity of the app June 11, 2014

    New York: I started using Instagram in late 2011 and was instantly hooked. I have always loved taking pictures but have felt overwhelmed by all the adjustment options offered by apps such as Snapseed and Camera+. Instagram made it easy. After snapping a picture, I could simply add a filter or...
  • Instagram adds more photo editing tools; includes ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation June 4, 2014

    New York: The photo sharing app Instagram is adding editing tools that go beyond the vintage-looking filters that made it popular. The Facebook-owned app said in a blog post Tuesday that users will be able to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and other features of photos they take with their smartphones. The...
  • Want to spruce up your selfies? Here's how May 31, 2014

    Washington: Scientists have developed a new algorithm that could transfer acclaimed photographers' signature styles to your cellphone photos. "Style transfer" is a thriving area of graphics research, but standard style-transfer techniques tend not to work well with close-ups of faces, said YiChang Shih, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate student. Shih...
  • Snapshot: Sunny Leone shares a 'cute photo' with husband Daniel Weber on Twitter May 29, 2014

    She may have been having a busy schedule, thanks to her films. But the actress knows the importance of spending quality time with her family members. In her recent tweet, Sunny posted a 'cute photo' with husband Daniel Weber. In one of the photos she tweeted, Sunny can be seen...
  • Snapshot: A bare-chested Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru goes for a swim dressed only in swimming trunks but wearing his topi May 29, 2014

    Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor tweeted this terrific picture of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in a pair of swimming trunks, ready to take a dip in the pool. "Probably the most unusual picture of Nehruji I've seen -- out for a swim with his topi still on!" Tharoor...
  • Kerala: Photo session on a railway track ends in tragedy May 22, 2014

    Thrissur: A photo session by some youth on a railway track near Thrissur ended in tragedy when one of them was fatally knocked down by a speeding train. A 16-year-old student was killed after he was hit by a running train at Ollur on Wednesday while one of his friends...
  • Photos: These 21 stunning, under water photographs from the 1930s shot entirely in black and white will leave you breathless May 15, 2014

    These photographs from 1930s onwards, shot under water and entirely in black and white, will make you rethink the efficiency of your expensive, modern, high end camera. From dancers striking poses and people 'talking' to dolphins, the water adds a certain grace and fluidity to the photos that would just...
  • These 38 photos of helpless animals being rescued will restore your faith in humans May 14, 2014

    These good people rescuing animals trapped in nightmarish situations will make you believe in humanity again. Animals being washed away in flood waters or got their heads trapped in manhole lids were rescued by these great people who could have easily walked on and let them die. These photos also...
  • Snapshot: Angelina Jolie's old prom photo is...everything you did not expect to see May 5, 2014

    An Imgur user posted an old photo purportedly of Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie going to prom. The photo, possibly from an old album, shows Jolie in a pale yellow gown, with a bouquet of flowers in her hand and her hair pulled back. She's wearing a chunky neck piece. This...
  • 'If there is a heaven on earth, it is here': 30 beautiful, black and white photos from 100 years of Jammu and Kashmir's history May 1, 2014

    The Kashmir conflict dates back to independence in 1947, when its Hindu ruler dithered over whether to join India or Pakistan. A war broke out between the newly independent states that ended in stalemate the following year. India and Pakistan fought a second war over Kashmir in 1965, and another...
  • You need to see these black and white, vintage images from 300 years of Gujarat's history showing the lives the royals lived April 29, 2014

    Election for all 26 seats in Gujarat is scheduled to be held on April 30. A lot has been discussed on the Gujarat model of development ahead of the polls. These photos are a nostalgic flashback to a state unsullied by controversies and show a period in history when princes...
  • Want to get more likes on your photos on Facebook? Here's how April 27, 2014

    New York: Disappointed at less number of 'likes' on your selfie or a photo from your latest vacation on Facebook or Twitter? Now, there is a formula that can win more 'likes' online. An Indian-American student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US, has devised a formula that tells how the contents...
  • Historic images of Hyderabad show regal polo team and pet cheetah: 10 vintage, black and white photos of the City of Pearls April 26, 2014

    Hyderabad, once a princely state, was India's main trading point for diamonds and pearls. These historic images of Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, offer a fascinating glimpse into the heart of its rich heritage. ...
  • 'Yeh hai Mumbai meri jaan': 30 vintage, black and white photos of Bombay from the last 100 years you need to see as the city goes to polls today April 24, 2014

    To know Bombay is to love Bombay. If you've ever lived in one of the world's most populous cities, you know that Mumbai sneaks up on you when you least expect it to. This is a city of contrasts - housing one of the world's biggest slums in perfect harmony...