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Fake It 'Til You Make It: What Came Before Photoshop

"Photoshopping" has these days become synonymous with photo manipulation. But the practice is much older than the computer software — about as old as photography itself.
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And The Award For Best Picture Goes To....

More than 450 photographers submitted a shot to SciFri's Winter Nature Photo Contest, and thousands of fans helped choose a winner. Contest judge Clay Bolt discusses the winning entry, and what makes for a prize-winning shot. Plus, tips for budding nature photographers.
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It's Called 'De-Extinction' — It's Like 'Jurassic Park,' Except It's Real

Science writer Carl Zimmer says we're not going to bring back dinosaurs. But we might be able to resurrect other extinct species.
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Film Cameras Help Young People Act On Nostalgia For A Time They Never Knew

Some young people are trying their hand at photography with old-fashioned film cameras. Urban Outfitters sells several kinds of mechanical cameras. Some like the surprise of not knowing until some time after the pictures are snapped to discover what's on the roll. Audie Cornish asks listeners to send in stories about the sounds older technologies made that they now miss.

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