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About cyndilong

Commercial photographer....Fine Artist....Music Lover....Food Lover....Art Lover....Beer Lover....Part-time Drummer...Dog Lover....Sports Lover....

Craft Beer in Dallas, Tx

I’ve been a fan of craft beer for years now. Dallas FINALLY has some delicious local brews available for my drinking pleasure. Here’s a few- there are many others I look forward to shooting soon… Ahhhhhhhh. Time for a beer.    

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Cyndi Long for Ylang23 in T Magazine (NYTimes Fashion Mag)

  Ylang23 always has some interesting and high-quality jewelry for me to shoot. From the Sunday, August 24th issue of New York Times “T” Magazine:

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Photo History- Harold Edgerton

Harold Edgerton isn’t a household name, but it should be. If you’ve ever used a flash with a camera (even the one in your phone,) you should take a moment to read this article and thank the man that helped … Continue reading

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iPhone App Makes You Wait An Hour For Your Photos

I’m guessing that most photographers born after 1990 won’t understand why this app would even exist (and be especially confused by my nostalgic smile when I learned that it does.) A very valuable tool I learned in college was the practice … Continue reading

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Vik Muniz Uses The Camera I Want To Use Sooooo Bad!

This is super cool. Vik Muniz etched a castle into a grain of sand. Jimi Hendrix would be so proud….   http://www.designboom.com/art/vik-muniz-marcelo-coelho-microscopic-castles-on-sand-03-28-2014/ (Good BTS video, too)

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Another Great Use Of Drones

This footage looks like a super-wide-angle lens, but actually, it’s 7 GoPros giving a 360degree view. Be sure to watch the final result (music video) at the end of Gizmodo’s post before the BTS video. http://gizmodo.com/behind-the-scenes-of-a-crazy-drone-video-shoot-1549806243

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Dirty Car Art- This Needs To Catch On!

Way better than “WASH ME!” http://enpundit.com/car-turned-canvas-a-collection-of-the-best-dirty-car-art/  

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Visiting Another Time Through Matchbooks, Part 1

I’m super excited to explore my Grandfather’s childhood matchbook collection over the next few days. I’ll post some of the better ones here, so please stay tuned.

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Our Moon, The Art Gallery

I can’t believe I never learned about this in any of my art (or science!) classes. This is an incredible story of a sculpture that was placed on our Lunar surface, many moons (pun intended) ago… http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/12/sculpture_on_the_moon_paul_van_hoeydonck_s_fallen_astronaut.html  

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Photographs NOT Taken

A list of photographs NOT taken. Sounds strange, I know, but think about it for a sec….. Imagine all of the moments that you’ve experienced over the course of your life that you either chose to not photograph (to REALLY … Continue reading

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