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How glamorous is the life of a model?
Last week, the Iltalehti photographer Pasi Liesimaa took us behind the scenes of a photo shoot with the Miss Suomi finalists.

2012-01-11 Photo: Pasi Liesimaa / Iltalehti

Anna Tallgren, Miss Suomi finalist

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Browsing through the pictures of the first week of the new year and realizing that this weeks “picture of the week” is a video. You were aware of you can live publish video with Shootitlive, right?

Late Sunday Sweden defeated defending-champion Russia with 1–0 in overtime to win their first title in 31 years. Through the lens of the Aftonbladet photographer Jimmy Wixtröm you could follow the Swedish hockey team celebrate it’s win in the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

See the entire slideshow here


Best live published photos of 2011

As another year comes to a close we take a look back at the best live published photos of 2011. This year there have been some truly stunning images captured around the world and we’ve rounded up our favorites among the millions of photos which has swoshed through the Shootitlive system for it’s first publication hot of the photographers cameras.

2011-11-27 Rumble of the kings, Photo: Gustav Mårtensson / Aftonbladet

The Lithuanian fighter Marius Zaromskis shocked the crowed when he knocked his opponent Bruno Carvalho to the ground with a spectacular cartweel kick.

2011-11-09 Photo: Rene Schütze / Ekstrabladet

Fierce fire consumes buildings in Løgstør, Denmark

2011-11-09 London student protest, Photo: David Bebber / The Times

Thousands of students march down London Wall as they demonstrate about tuition fees.

2011-07-24 Norweigan Massacre, Photo: Andreas Hillergren / Aftonbladet

People were overcome by emotion at the end of a memorial service at the Oslo Cathedral, which was attended by Norwegian citizens and the royal family.

2011-07-17 FIFA World Cup, Photo: Kicki Nilsson / NA

Japan became the first Asian team to win a FIFA World Cup when they won the final against the United States on a penalty shoot-out following a 2–2 tie after extra time.

2011-06-30 London on strike, Photo: Richard Pole / The Times

Up to a million workers across the UK was on strike in defense of their pensions. Riot police arrested dozens of protesters as violence broke out during pension reform protests.

2011-06-16 Royal Ascot, Photo: Richard Pole / The Times

300 years of horses, hats and high society. This years UK's annual Royal Ascot race was no exception.

2011-06-11 Sweden Rock, Photo:Cladio Berscani / Scanpix

Ozzy Osbourne headlined the Sweden Rock Festival and sprayed foam into the audience.

2011-05-04, Aurora Sky Station

The Abisko National Park is probably one of the best places in the world to find northern lights because of the cloud free sky and it's high latitude.

2011-04-29 The Royal Wedding, Photo: Marc Aspland / The Times

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, flanked by bridesmaids, watch the Royal Air Force flypast over Buckingham Palace.

2011-04-14 Danish Royal Christening, Photo: Jens Dresling / Politiken

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary with their children, during the Christening Ceremony service in Copenhagen.

2011-03-12 Mellodifestivalen, Photo: Magnus Sandberg / Aftonbladet

Danny Saucedo didn´t reach the whole way to Eurovision Song Contest in Germany. This didn´t seem to affect his mood as he was seen cracking a bottle of champagne at the after party.

2011-03-02 Ski WC, Photo: Eirik Helland Urke / Dagbladet

Devon Kershaw and Alex Harvey took Canada's first World Championship gold in men's cross country. Alex Harvey sprinted down Ola Vigen Hattestad and silenced the home crowd at the finish line.

Summer of 2011 in pictures

The summer is long gone and for those of you who still suffers from Post-Vacation Syndrome I hope you´ll find this post inspirational. I’ve just browsed through the thousands of images that gone through Shootitlive this summer and it’s a mixture of heart aching, violent, emotional, and mind blowing pictures. Below you´ll find a small selection.

20110828 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Expressen

Usain Bolt fell victim to the false start rule and was disqualified from the men’s 100-meter final.

20110724 Norweigan Massacre, Photo: Andreas Hillergren / Aftonbladet

People were overcome by emotion at the end of a memorial service at the Oslo Cathedral, which was attended by Norwegian citizens and the royal family.

Community Shield20110702 FA Community Shield, The Times

Nani was the last-minute hero for Manchester United as they recovered from a 2-0 half-time deficit to win with 2-3 over Manchester City.

20110807 Wibledon, The Times

Andy Murray defeated by Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon semi finals.

20110703 Wibledon, The Times

Novak Dokovic won his first Wimbledon tournament against Rafael Nadal

20110717 FIFA World Cup, Photo: Kicki Nilsson / NA

Japan became the first Asian team to win a FIFA World Cup when they won the final against the United States on a penalty shoot-out following a 2–2 tie after extra time.

20110701 Monaco, Aftonbladet

Prince Albert married former South African swimmer Charlene Wittstock on July 1st.

20110630 London, Photo: Richard Pole / The Times

Up to a million workers across the UK was on strike in defense of their pensions. Riot police arrested dozens of protesters as violence broke out during pension reform protests.

20110616 Royal Ascot, Photo: Richard Pole / The Times

300 years of horses, hats and high society. This years UK's annual Royal Ascot race was no exception.

ozzy osbourne20110611 Sweden Rock, Photo:Cladio Berscani / Scanpix

Ozzy Osbourne headlined the Sweden Rock Festival

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Sweden beats Finland with 5 – 0 in the Euro 2012 qualifier and the order is restored. They might beat us on ice, but on grass we rule. The striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic secured the win as he scored a hat-trick and assisted the left forward Emir Bajrami who chipped the ball over the goalkeeper.

The photographer Tommy Pedersen gave you all match highlights in a live photo feed at Expressen.se who covered the game with full match reports including statements from both Swedish and Finnish commentators.

Check out the full photo feed here.

2011-06-12 Photo: Tommy Pedersen / Expressen

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick and secured Swedens win agains Finland in the Euro 2012 qualifier.

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Last Saturday FC Barcelona and Mancherster United played the 2011 Champions League final at Wembley Stadium. What the Barca fans got was a fantastic performance by their team. What the Manchester United fans got was a wake up call as Barcelona completed the 90 minutes with a 3-1 win over Manchester United.

20110528 Photo: Marc Aspland / The Times

Barcelona fans celebrated after their team beat Manchester United with 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium in London.

FC Barcelona winning the Champions League

From the lens of Marc Aspland you could follow match highlights streaming in to thetimes.co.uk from the court side of Wembley Stadium.

Check out the full Shootitlive gallery here.

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In the latest chapter of hockey’s classic Nordic rivalry, the Finnish lions demolished Sweden 6-1 in the gold medal game of the 2011 IIHF World Championship. This means that the Finns have beaten Sweden to the World Championship title in both ice hockey and floorball.

20110516 Photo: Peter Jansson / Iltasanomat

The 16-year wait for Finnish fans was finally over and the celebration was on, not only in the arena, but from Helsinki to Rovaniemi.


World Cup Celebration

The Ilta-sanomat photographer Peter Jansson published a live photo feed of the welcoming party as the Finnish national team arrived at the Helsinki airport. Except this weeks “pic of the week” we find a hot topic in the live photo feed. Among the celebrating world champions the coach Pasi Nurminen fell headlong on the World Cup trophy.

Fun? Well, at least it will be a YouTube classic.

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Prom night is a special evening in the life of a young person, one he/she won’t soon forget. If you’re like most teens heading to the prom, you’re probably a little concerned about the dancing element. Being able to dance during a prom night is a matter of necessity and such a skill is higly valued. This is clearly shown in this weeks “pic of the week”.

20110514 Photo: Andreas Carlsson / Bohusläningen

Tips from the coach - Remember not to let your hands slip down onto the girl's backside, particularly if it's someone you're trying to impress!

Pretty for prom

The Bohusläningen photographer Andreas Carlsson live published photos and video clips during this years first prom night in Uddevalla and as you can see the dance floor was on fire.

Check out the live photo feed here and if you need tips, facts and ideas to help you prepare for prom night you might find this site useful.

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Last Saturday the Danish boxer Brian Nielsen made his comeback against the former world champion Evander Holyfield. For Brian Nielsen, this was the first fight in nearly nine years and it lasted almost eleven rounds. In the eleventh round, the referee stopped the fight right before the closing bell.

Brian Nielsen20110508 Photo: Claus Bonnerup / Ekstrabladet

The Danish fighter Brian Nielsen lost his comeback fight against the legendary boxing champion Evander Holyfield.

Blood Sweat and Tears

During the fight the Ekstrabladet photographers Claus Bonnerup and Lars Poulsen covered blow by blow via Shootitlive to eb.dk.

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The British Monarchy may seem reserved but they do know how to properly celebrate. Last Friday Prince William and Kate Middleton (now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) made their vows to each other during their wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

Looking through the +200 photos that The Times live published to their site and to their iPad app I have to admit that we’re still gripped with wedding fever here at Shootitlive HQ. The pic of the week, from The Times snapper Marc Aspland, really captured the moment and the beauty of Kate Middleton (Yeah, her sister Pippa is quite good looking as well).

20110429 Photo: Marc Aspland / The Times

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, flanked by bridesmaids, watch the Royal Air Force flypast over Buckingham Palace.

Royal live photo feed

During the wedding day a team of ten photographers live puplished pictures via Shootitlive to thetimes.co.uk and The Times Ipad edition and as the royal wedding day unfolded they created a colourful and vibrant live photo feed, from the arrival of David Beckham and fellow guests, through Prince William and Kate Middleton exchanging vows, to the royal couple driving off in an Aston Martin.

Check out the live photo feed here and please read The Times picture editor Pauls Sanders awesome article about live publishing here.