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Money Maker Multi-Camera Holster

HoldFast Gear's Money Maker Multi-Camera Strap is perfect for the photographer who always finds themselves out with 2 DSLR camera. It's crafted from high-quality leather and comes equipped with anchored metal d-rings to hold two DSLR-sized cameras near your hips. This accessory was designed to be worn in an "X" pattern, turning you into a photography cowboy. That's not all, the harness sports an innovative Speed Clutch system, enabling users to easily slide the camera up and down the harness. Get it here now. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates roundup. Continue reading for a viral video of Polish pro drifter Bartosz driving with his feet.

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Famous Photo Colorized

Thanks to a dedicated photographers and designers, many historical photographs have been given new life with a variety of colorization techniques. Despite all the technology available, many preview the manual method of adding color to a black-and-white photograph using watercolors, oils, crayons or pastels, and other paints or dyes. The toughest manual method? Using crayons or pastel sticks of ground pigments since it requires knowledge of drawing techniques. Continue reading for more.

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Bee's Life

Ever wonder just how a bee lives its first 21-days here on Earth? If so, photographer Anand Varma has just the video for you, as he captured the mind-blowing 21-day transformation of bee egg to larvae to pupae and then finally an adult. Fortunately, you won't have to spend 3-weeks watching the process, since the video was condensed into a 60-second clip. Continue reading to watch.

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Amazing Underwater Split-Shot Photographs

Officially called "over-unders" or "split-shots", these underwater photos are occur when the top half of the photo, and are often shot with a very wide fisheye lens. Photographers say that these shots work best in shallow water and calm water, especially during the early morning hours. Since the brightness in the top half will be greater than the underwater portion of the photo, strobes are used underwater to brighten up that area. To get really technical, graduated density and split filters are used to help reduce the difference in contrast between the sky and the underwater scene. Continue reading for more.

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Extreme Close-Up Eye

Here are some mind-boggling macro shots of the human eye, captured by Suren Manvelyan. His photographic interests span from portraits to creative photo projects and the traditional landscape shots. Suren's photos have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers in Armenia and worldwide, but his "Your Beautiful Eyes" project is currently the most viewed project of all time on Behance. In addition to photography, he also teaches physics, mathematics, projective geometry and astronomy at the Yerevan Waldorf School. Continue reading for more interesting images.

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Squirrel Mini Umbrella

Photo credit: Max Ellis

Anyone who lives in or has visited Great Britain knows that the weather is unpredictable, so when photographer Max Ellis spotted a squirrel in his garden in Teddington one rainy afternoon, giving it a mini toy umbrella to shield itself was a no brainer. Getting this shot was quite tricky, as the umbrella was coated in sunflower seeds and peanut butter before being put on fishing line. Ellis says: "I considered building a covered walkway from their tree because I was getting cramp crouching behind the camera. Fortunately this one popped out and hung around exploring for about six minutes. As the rain got heavier, he was able to shelter for a bit but eventually gave up and headed off home." Continue reading for more pictures.

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Star Wars Toys

Photo credit: Avanaut / Flickr

When you take Star Wars toys, along with real photographs shot with a DSLR, and merge them into one with Photoshop, these surreal scenes ensue. Finnish illustrator and photographer Vesa Lehtimaki specializes in creating these images that appear to be straight from a Star Wars movie. He uses an array of spaceships, vehicles, and characters from George Lucas' universe, but set in the real world. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the luckiest Wheel of Fortune contestant ever.

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Food Cut Into Cubes

Photo credit: Lenart and Sander

Amsterdam-based design studio Lernert & Sander decided to photograph of 98 different types of raw foods - unprocessed fruits, vegetables, and protein - into identical 2.5 centimeter cubes. If you haven't guessed them already, the perfectly-arranged grid includes fruits like kiwifruit, watermelon, as well as lettuce alongside salmon and tuna. All of their original colors and characteristics were left untouched, making them easily identifiable despite being cropped to a much smaller size. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Then Now Pet

Many children grow up with a special toy or two that never seems to leave their side, even as they grow older. The same can be said for animals, or at least the ones that haven't been spoiled by their owners with an unlimited supply of things to play with. These photographers / animal lovers captured a few then and now images that show you're never too old to play with toys. Continue reading for more.

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Mars Martian Sunset

Once the first humans set foot on Mars (if they haven't already), they'll be regularly treated to glorious blue sunsets. That's exactly what NASA's Curiosity rover saw recently, after it captured stunning views of the sun disappearing from Mars' horizon. The image above was taken on April 15th, on sol 956, after a 3-year wait by the team working on the Rover's MastCam. While most of the surface of Mars is a deep red color, it's this thick dust that also turns the sunset blue. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a funny bear who might have been a human in their past life.

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