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23 December 2015

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at , , and .

  • Alan Taylor suggests It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas with 30 images. But we're not trying to get you in the mood. The images retain their Exif data so you can see what the exposure settings were for these tricky shots. Number 2, for example, was shot at f4 and 1/80 second at ISO 3200 at a focal length of 200mm with a Canon 1D X. Which is really how to shoot Christmas tree lights.
  • Dan Hirshon has published Alice in Manhattan with 60 black-and-white contemporary photographs of New York City matched to short passages from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Here's the promo:
  • Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza takes you Behind the Lens: My Year on Instagram 2015. "I decided to select only iPhone photographs that were captured in the square format on an iPhone" for this piece, he says (and you can tell), but it will be all dSLR for his annual Year in Photos piece coming soon.
  • Derrick Story explores the DxO ONE Editing Extension for Photos for OS X announced yesterday. With hardware-specific corrections, "The adjustments are quite powerful," Story writes.

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