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620 million user logins stolen by hacker

at least 14 million photographers are affected

Hungarion version

500px informed it’sown users, but PetaPixel and The Register wrote about the data theft in which sixteen web services were hacked and about 620 million users’ data was stolen. Among these sites there was the popular photo sharing site 500px as well. The hackers got 14.5 million users’ personal information. The large scale data hacking was revealed after the 10 GB worth of data was published as available for buyers on the Dark Web. This should alert you to reset your passwords!

Don’t overuse the fisheye lens

one can have too much of a good thing

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Maybe I should’t need to be mentioned, yet it needs as more and more people are unexplainably devoted to use a fisheye lens. This can be sene not only in the images of GoPro and other action cameras (where it almost cannot be avoided) or the use of snap on lenses, but in everyday photo stories line up a growing number of fisheye shots – often without any reason.

National Geographic’s mobile phone adventure

pro photographer with 41 megapixel Nokia

Hungarion version

Stephen Alvarez mobile snaps for National Geographic

Another photographer gave up his objection against mobile photography. This time it is National Geographic’s Setephen Alvarez who decided to jump into photographing for his magazine with a mobile. He uses the 41 megapixel Nokia not yet available everywhere (cetainly not in Hungary), but his adventure has a great marketing value for the manufacturer – yes it is clearly advertising them.