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Gallery: Rare Photos of Historic Moments Around the World

Because we love to find good content on the internet, we were fortunate enough to discover rare photos of historic moments around the world. We find these photos strikingly interesting as they capture spontaneous moments you won’t see much anywhere else. Enjoy.

Fritz, a television celebrity bulldog, is shaved by a Californian barber. April, 1961.
Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in 1937.
The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris. Circa 1885.
Dinosaurs are transported on the Hudson River to the 1964 World’s Fair.
Two childhood friends unexpectedly reunite on opposite sides of a demonstration in 1972.
Crowds rush through the castle on Disneyland’s opening day in 1955.
Construction of Hoover Dam in 1934.
OJ Simpson carries the Olympic Torch in 1984.
Washington-Hoover Airport which was demolished in 1941.  This is where the Pentagon stands today.
The earliest known aerial photograph, taken from a balloon over Paris in 1858.
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Beginner’s Guide to Buying Camera Equipment

Buying photography equipment for the first time is a daunting task. Useful guides exist to help beginners choose a good camera, but few newcomers realize that the camera itself is only the first of many pieces of equipment necessary to create a full setup for photography. This guide suggests a complete kit — everything from lens cloths to computer monitors — that will provide a beginner with high quality images (and room to grow) for a price of around 2000 US dollars.

Note that this guide is not a comprehensive list of equipment that will work for every type of photographer. As your photography becomes more specialized — portraiture, landscapes, wildlife, or anything else — you will gravitate towards more specialized equipment as well. These recommendations can be considered an all-purpose starter kit rather than a list tuned to one specific type of photographer.