Photos You Post Online Can Give Away Your Location

Photos You Post Online Can Give Away Your Location

Every time you post a photo online from your smartphone, you’re potentially identifying exactly where you were when you shot the picture. Digital images are encoded with geotags that record the coordinates, which can be easily uncovered by anyone with the software and know-how. [More]

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are seven of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
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Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are thirteen of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
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Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are eight of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
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Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are ten of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
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Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are eleven of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
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Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are ten of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
[More]

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are ten of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
[More]

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are eight of the best photos that readers added to The Consumerist Flickr Pool this week, picked for neatness and usability in a Consumerist post.
[More]

Beware If You're So Bold As To Take A Camera To Downtown Disney

Beware If You're So Bold As To Take A Camera To Downtown Disney

William thought he could cruise Orlando’s Downtown Disney with a camera and not end up hassled and intimidated by security guards. He was wrong. [More]

New Polaroid Film On Sale Today

New Polaroid Film On Sale Today

If you’ve been hoarding packs of expired Polaroid film while waiting, not very patiently, for the day when you could once more buy new versions, it’s time to open the fridge. The Impossible Project, the team of diehard instant-film lovers that vowed to bring the format back to life, starts selling new film today. [More]

Photos From Guy Banned By Coffeeshop

Photos From Guy Banned By Coffeeshop

So, the amateur street photographer who was banned from a coffeeshop for creeping people out? Here’s his Flickr stream. And here’s the picture of the girl smoking that got him banned in the first place: [More]

Amateur Photographer Banned From Coffee Shop For Creeping
People Out

Amateur Photographer Banned From Coffee Shop For Creeping People Out

UPDATE: Photos From Guy Banned By Coffeeshop [More]

Another Reason To Avoid Giant Megapixel Point-And-Shoot Cameras

Another Reason To Avoid Giant Megapixel Point-And-Shoot Cameras

By now you hopefully know that more megapixels don’t necessarily make a better camera. For one thing, you can almost double the megapixels of a camera while only gaining about a 40% increase in resolution. For another thing, it takes a lot more than just sheer number of pixels to produce a decent image. Nevertheless, point-and-shoot cameras with ginormous megapixel stats (now topping 12 MP) continue to hit the market. But Ross at Petavoxel says there’s another reason to avoid huge MP point-and-shoot cameras: something called the Airy disk. [More]

Walmart Won't Let Family Print Photos Of Dead Relative For Funeral

Walmart Won't Let Family Print Photos Of Dead Relative For Funeral

After the death of a relative, Mike put together a photo tribute for the funeral, in order to “remember the good times,” he says. Only a Walmart cashier put a stop to his purchase. Here’s what happened. Do you think Walmart was in the right?

http://consumerist.com/2009/07/14/the-huffington-post-is-having/

The Huffington Post is having a “Capture The Recession” photo contest. I’d argue that their Flickr pool is nowhere near as cool as ours, but it’s not shabby. Users can rate the pictures and choose the most recession-riffic. [Huffington Post]

Glamour Shots Now Does Boudoir Photography?

Glamour Shots Now Does Boudoir Photography?

Dallas writes, “Hey, I just saw this ad in on a local newspaper website. Glamour shots has apparently ‘changed.’ I guess they think there might be a market for people who will pay for nudie pics of themselves.”

NY Attorney General Fines, Closes Down Infamously Scammy Camera Stores

NY Attorney General Fines, Closes Down Infamously Scammy Camera Stores

If you bought cameras or electronics from any of these stores recently you were probably scammed: Best Price Camera, Foto Connection, 1 Way Photo, 86th Street Photo, Broadway Photo, Camera Whiz, and Sonic Photo. Or perhaps you bought something online from one of their astonishing array of alter egos and websites (see full list).