PetaPixel

  • newEp. 162: Is Sony Really Keeping the Good Stuff for Itself? – and more
    Episode 162 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: Landscape, travel and outdoor photographer Thomas Heaton In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography P…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 9:50am -
  • newThis Photographer Captured People’s Lives Through Their Hands

    This Photographer Captured People’s Lives Through Their Hands

    Portrait photographers usually focus on the faces of subjects, but photographer Omar Reda wanted to tell the story of people’s lives in a different way: he created detailed photos of the palms of their hands. Tribal Boy “The hand, like the eyes,…
    - 19 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 5:39pm -
  • newTarget Goes Photoshop-Free for New Swimsuit Photos

    Target Goes Photoshop-Free for New Swimsuit Photos

    A couple of years ago, Target got embarrassed by a Photoshop fail that gave a swimsuit model ridiculously long arms (that model was later invited onto Ellen). The retail chain has since learned from its mistakes: its latest swimsuit photos focus on r…
    - 20 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 4:50pm -
  • newApple Patent Shows an iPhone Turning Into a MacBook

    Apple Patent Shows an iPhone Turning Into a MacBook

    Want to process your iPhone photos for Instagram on a laptop without having to transfer any files? In the future there may be a crazy new way you can do so. Apple has patented a new “accessory” that transforms a cell phone into a full-fledged lap…
    - 21 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 4:06pm -
  • newThe Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

    The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

    How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will attempt to answer in this introductory post about ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed — the c…
    - 21 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 3:31pm -
  • The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

    The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

    The battle is over, and full frame cameras have lost the race. Here’s why. I’ve been selling photos through a high end stock agency for the last two years. In my collection are images from a full frame DSLR, an APS-C DSLR, and several Micro 4/3rd…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 8:47pm -
  • Wesaturate Lets You Download Free RAW Photos for Editing Practice

    Wesaturate Lets You Download Free RAW Photos for Editing Practice

    They say ‘practice makes perfect,’ and if you want to practice your photo editing, you need some RAW files. That’s where a new site/service called Wesaturate comes in. If you don’t have time to go out and shoot your own RAWs, or you want more…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 8:20pm -
  • How To Stand Out Among 2.6 Billion Photographers

    How To Stand Out Among 2.6 Billion Photographers

    Do you have the feeling that, nowadays, almost everyone is taking photos? Not even that long ago, photography was much more exclusive. Despite the wide-spread use of point-and-shoot cameras, very few people were able to properly take photographs. Tha…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:43pm -
  • School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

    School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

    If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the School of Visual Arts YouTube channel ASAP. The channel got a well-deserved boost this week when photo…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:03pm -
  • Free Cactus Firmware Lets You Use HSS and TTL with Different Flashes and Camera Systems

    Free Cactus Firmware Lets You Use HSS and TTL with Different Flashes and Camera Systems

    Photographers using Cactus‘ new V6 II and V6 IIs wireless flash transceivers are about to get a huge update. Cactus is launching a series of brand-specific firmware upgrades that will allow you to mix and match camera and flash brands without losin…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 6:22pm -

Fstoppers

  • newRebate Deals on Canon and Fuji Camera Bodies

    Rebate Deals on Canon and Fuji Camera Bodies

    B&H is offering a few big rebates on popular cameras and it's worth taking a peek. Valid today, Sunday, March 26th, save up to $500 on major camera bodies from Canon and Fuji. Check out all the deals below to see if there's a chance to save on the c…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:02am -
  • newHow to Create Interesting Visual Effects With a Cheap Lens Filter

    How to Create Interesting Visual Effects With a Cheap Lens Filter

    Creating interesting effects in camera doesn't always have to require expensive filters. With a little ingenuity and a cheap UV filter, you can replicate these cool effects in your own work.[ Read More ]
    - 21 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 4:09pm -
  • newStrobes vs. Natural Light Portraits in a Studio Setting

    Strobes vs. Natural Light Portraits in a Studio Setting

    Sometimes when I'm shooting in a studio setting I find myself using strobes even when the shot doesn't lend itself to being lit with artificial light. After all, I'm inside and it just seems natural to use flash. That is of course until I stumbled a…
    - 21 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 4:02pm -
  • newFashion Portraits Show People and Their Dogs Look Alike

    Fashion Portraits Show People and Their Dogs Look Alike

    Alexander Khohlov, a multi-award winning photographer from Moscow, has done the incredible. He has put together a team to style people and dogs to suit each other. Although the dogs aren't the model's pets, it's a very well executed project with reg…
    - 22 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 3:02pm -
  • newBehind the Scenes of the Maiden of Finland Ice Dress Shoot with Suvi Sievila

    Behind the Scenes of the Maiden of Finland Ice Dress Shoot with Suvi Sievila

    With Finland celebrating 100 years of independence, photographer Suvi Sievila wanted to do a special project to represent her country and its dramatic landscapes, as well as the season of winter by using the beauty of ice for her concept.[ Read Mor…
    - 23 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 2:02pm -
  • Check Out This Crazy Deal on the 5D Mark IV

    Check Out This Crazy Deal on the 5D Mark IV

    This is the best price we've seen on the Canon 5D Mark IV yet, and it likely won't last long. If you're in the market for Canon's latest full-frame body, now is a really good time to pick it up.[ Read More ]
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 4:02am -
  • Goal Zero's Sherpa 100 Solar Power Pack Fstoppers Review

    Goal Zero's Sherpa 100 Solar Power Pack Fstoppers Review

    Having the ability to power our gear is something we often take for granted. Without power, the most expensive gear becomes an overpriced paperweight. Worst of all, passing opportunities are lost. One of my least favorite situations is to be traveli…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 10:02pm -
  • It May Be Art, But In-Game Images Aren't 'Photography'

    It May Be Art, But In-Game Images Aren't 'Photography'

    Do you like this photo? Would you believe it if I told you that it wasn’t a photo taken in real life – it’s from a video game, Dishonored 2, by Flickr user Videogame Photography. So, then, does the question change? Is it even a photo anymore?…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 9:01pm -
  • Fstoppers Reviews: Mastin Labs Portra Pushed Film Presets

    Fstoppers Reviews: Mastin Labs Portra Pushed Film Presets

    Mastin Labs out of Seattle is the creator of some of my favorite film emulation presets for Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. Today they're releasing their latest preset pack, Portra Pushed. Check it out my review of the pack after the jump.[ Read Mo…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 8:02pm -
  • Photography Beyond Zooms: Why Your First Prime Should Be a Fast 35mm

    Photography Beyond Zooms: Why Your First Prime Should Be a Fast 35mm

    It doesn't always have to be complicated. I remember that when I first started buying lenses to expand beyond a standard zoom, I was completely flummoxed by choice. While choice is a good thing in theory, it can overwhelm in practice. So here's a no…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:03pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newDSLR Video Weekly: Memory Cards—Lots of ’em
    This is article #3 in the DSLR Video Weekly series.  If you’d like the whole thing in one shot, check out the book Creating DSLR Video: From Snapshots to Great Shots. When you start shooting DSLR video, two facts will become clear. Memory cards…
    - 21 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 4:00pm -
  • newThink Tank Photo’s Airport TakeOff 2.0 – First Look
    Anyone who’s been a regular reader here knows my philosophy on camera bags. You can never have too much money, too much hard drive space or too many camera bags. I like to configure my camera bags with different systems for different uses. Sometime…
    - 24 hours ago 25 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Your Photos Become Their Memories
    I’ve been a photographer since college. First, as a hobbyist, taking photos of my friends on my point-and-shoot Canon camera, to remember the memories we were making. It wasn’t until about seven years later that I bought my first DSLR. And this o…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Photographer of the day: Pierre Pichot
    Category: Street. Photograph: “Strangers in the Dark XXIII” by Pierre Pichot (username “Pierre Pichot” on Flickr). Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here. Why I picked this image:  Tunnels make a nice stage for p…
    - 3 days ago 23 Mar 17, 11:00pm -
  • Studio Tip: Keep your Lens Hood On
    A lens hood’s main purpose it to prevent lens flare caused by light entering the side of the lens. Most photographers use the hood outdoors, but don’t think they need it while shooting in a studio. Here’s why you should always keep the lens hoo…
    - 3 days ago 23 Mar 17, 8:00pm -

DPReview

  • newThe Leica Summaron 28mm F5.6 is old-fashioned fun
    The Leica Summaron-M 28mm F5.6 is a curious thing - a 'new' M-mount version of a pancake lens originally introduced in the mid 1950s. Manufactured in limited numbers between 1955-1963, the original Summaron would have been most commonly paired with…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 10:00am -
  • Flying drones over the internet isn't the future we wanted, but it's the one we've got
    You're flying... kind of! Cape lets registered users fly drones in remote locations. Takeoff and landing are handled automatically by the drone.We were promised jetpacks, but as many-a-scholar has noted, here we are knocking on 2020's door and we a…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 10:00am -
  • Documenting a spontaneous cold-weather surfing trip to Maine
    It only took one message on a group chat to convince Ryan Struck, a New York-based photographer and keen surfer, to make a last-minute trip to Maine. Snow and waves were in the forecast, a combination that Struck couldn't ignore.Struck got the sur…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 9:00am -
  • Lexar JumpDrive Tough is an ultra-rugged USB flash drive
    Lexar has launched its new JumpDrive Tough, an ultra-durable version of its USB 3.1 flash drive product lineup. This model is designed to ‘withstand life’s challenges,’ according to Lexar, and to likewise protect data stored on the dongle via…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 7:01am -
  • Mount your EOS lenses on the Fujifilm GFX with Cambo's new adapters
    Dutch accessory manufacturer Cambo has announced it is to produce an adapter to allow full-frame Canon EF lenses to work with the new Fujifilm GFX 50s medium-format camera. The CA-GFX sits between the camera body and the EOS lens and offers its own…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:25pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • newThrough the closing door
    A handful of Syrian refugees began arriving in Boston in recent months, welcomed by volunteers from local Jewish temples. Deep uncertainties remain, and fears too, but new life is taking root. Editor’s Note: Some names have been changed to protect…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 8:57am -
  • Along the frozen trail
    For 25 years, intrepid mushers and their teams have completed the more than 200-mile icy loop that makes up the annual Can-Am Crown 250 sled dog race. On March 5, a Quebec competitor beat the field to the finish in Fort Kent, Maine, for an eighth tit…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:51pm -
  • Sox spring training in detail
    Spring training is a time for fans to get closer to their heroes. Access is easier, spirits are higher, and hope springs eternal. The games don’t count, and every team is tied for first place. These closeups are a colorful promise that winter is ne…
    - 9 days ago 17 Mar 17, 8:46pm -
  • Snows of winters past
    A look back at snowy scenes in Massachusetts.Jan. 25, 1930--Children on the Boston Common welcomed the announcement from the Boston Parks Department that sliding conditions were good on the toboggan slide situated near the Soldiers’ and Sailors’…
    - 12 days ago 15 Mar 17, 12:11am -
  • Fear on the Farm
    Migrant labor has long been essential to the dairy farmers in the rolling fields of Western New York. But beyond the usual problems with tractor repairs and feed prices, this season has brought a new worry: the serious threat that farm workers will b…
    - 13 days ago 13 Mar 17, 10:33pm -

The PhoBlographer

  • newComparing The Most Popular Black and White 400 ISO Films
    Some of the biggest questions on the mind of every film photographer has to be how different black and white films perform in a similar setting. So with that in mind, the crew over at Brooklyn Shooters Channel have done a comparison of some of…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Mar 17, 4:03am -
  • Three Perfect Mirrorless Cameras For The Advanced Amateur
    Are you ready to upgrade from that basic mirrorless kit that you bought to learn photography with? Advanced amateurs make a large portion of the photography marketplace, yet most guides and gear roundups seem to favor people in the beginners or…
    - 1 day ago 25 Mar 17, 4:02am -
  • SNAP! Pro’s New HD Wide Lens for iPhone Almost Totally Kills Distortion
    Last year, we reviewed the SNAP! Pro iPhone camera case and really fell in love with its overall versatility. So when the company recently announced that they've upgraded the case and the lenses, that got us very excited. According to the compa…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 10:02pm -
  • Cheap Photo: Save Hundreds Off the Phottix Indra360!
    TTL studio strobes are all of the rage these days in lighting circles and Phottix's Indra series is one of the more affordable options on the market that has been getting some good reviews. Currently you can pick up the Indra360 for over $400 o…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 7:02pm -
  • Intro to Street Portraiture: Learn How to Approach Complete Strangers
    For every photographer that has ever been afraid of asking a complete stranger for a portrait, know that you'll be in fantastic hands for our upcoming workshop on April 2nd. We're teaming up again with Adorama to teach photographers how to appr…
    - 2 days ago 24 Mar 17, 4:46pm -

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