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Wednesday Grab Bag

“I’d like to suggest that the camera does lie. For a fleeting nano-second we may all look as strange as we do in passport photos, but not always.”

Polaroid will stop making instant film next year. Nearly instant just isn’t fast enough. Also, a neat photo story by photographer Micahel Blanchard documenting the closure of the Polaroid World Headquarters (video) in Waltham, Massachussets.

Anyone out there brave enough to try this Canon firmware hack?

The Casio EX-F1 is actually a time machine. It captures the shots you missed.

A very interesting and informative discussion on CC licensing of photographs. It seems that the more one depends on photography for income, the more likely one is to object to CC licensing. At least some forms of photography are headed in the same direction as digital music and photographers, like music artists, must adapt their business models to the new reality, like it or not.

John Watson

John is the original founder of Photodoto, but after running it for 4 years he had to focus on different things. If you're interested in what John has been up to recently, you can check is personal blog or browse his photo blog.