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  • newSony Unveils the a6400: Real-Time Eye AF and Tracking, World’s Fastest AF

    Sony Unveils the a6400: Real-Time Eye AF and Tracking, World’s Fastest AF

    Sony has just announced its latest mirrorless camera. The new a6400 features an impressive list of specs and features, including real-time eye autofocus, real-time tracking, and the world’s fastest autofocus. Inside the a6400 is a 24.2-megapixel AP…
    - 10 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 8:05pm -
  • newIt May Soon Be Legal to Fly Certain Drones at Night and Over People

    It May Soon Be Legal to Fly Certain Drones at Night and Over People

    The US Department of Transportation has proposed new rules for drones in the United States that would make it legal for pilots to fly at night and over people. In a published draft of the new guidelines, the Transportation Department proposes doing a…
    - 10 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 7:30pm -
  • newThis Solar System Photo Was Shot From a Photographer’s Backyard

    This Solar System Photo Was Shot From a Photographer’s Backyard

    Check out this family portrait of our solar system. It’s a composite photo created by a single astrophotographer who photographed the planets from his own backyard in Sacramento, California. Photographer Andrew McCarthy shot the individual photos w…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 5:42pm -
  • newCanon #1 in Both DSLR and Mirrorless Sales in Japan in 2018

    Canon #1 in Both DSLR and Mirrorless Sales in Japan in 2018

    Sony has made big strides in the camera industry with its strong mirrorless camera offerings in recent years, but it has a long way to go before hitting its goal of being the top camera brand by 2021. The 800-pound gorilla in the industry is still Ca…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 5:08pm -
  • newCreate Impossible Photos with a Lighting Composite

    Create Impossible Photos with a Lighting Composite

    “Do you have 9 lights?” The account manager at Oakland University asked me. Somewhat inspired by a Queen album cover, he was looking to create an image where 9 award-winning students stood out in a dramatized version of a newly renovated space on…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 4:32pm -
  • newCapturing the Beauty of Fall in Slovenia with Photographer Karen Hutton

    Capturing the Beauty of Fall in Slovenia with Photographer Karen Hutton

    SmugMug Films made this 7-minute short film that follows California-based landscape photographer Karen Hutton as she captures the beauty of autumn in the tiny country of Slovenia. Slovenia “has this concentration of the most epic beauty and scenery…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 4:10pm -
  • newI Shot Nothing But B&W Photos for a Year, and I’m Better For It

    I Shot Nothing But B&W Photos for a Year, and I’m Better For It

    I’m not sure on what day I realized that my street photography work had become overly homogeneous, and sometimes asinine. “Oh look, a red car and a red shirt. click.” I’d been in love with the look of Fujifilm’s Classic Chrome (based off of…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 3:40pm -
  • This 4K Timelapse is a Dazzling Tribute to New York City
    Time-lapse photographer Michael Shainblum has released a new 4K time-lapse short film titled “Liberty” that beautifully captures the scale, beauty, and pace of New York City. “I vividly remember my first experience of New York City as a kid, be…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jan 19, 7:54pm -
  • Dissecting the Shot: A Long-Exposure Photo of London’s East India Station

    Dissecting the Shot: A Long-Exposure Photo of London’s East India Station

    In this article, I am going to dissect how I took an image from both a technical and narrative standpoint. I hope this gives you some ideas for your own photography. The photo above was shot at 10s, f/11, 32mm, and ISO 50 with a Canon 5D Mark III and…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jan 19, 7:37pm -
  • A Day in the Life of a Kiwi Police Officer Photographer

    A Day in the Life of a Kiwi Police Officer Photographer

    The Auckland, New Zealand police department posted this interesting 9-minute behind-the-scenes video that shows a day in the life of a Kiwi Police Photographer. The video follows a photographer named Rhonda, who shows us the ins and outs of what a ty…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jan 19, 7:23pm -

Fstoppers

PhotoFocus

  • newPhotographer of the Day: Ian Lewry
    Category: Portrait Photographer: Ian Lewry Photo: “Sitting for a Street Artist in NYC” A portrait of a portraitist earns Ian Lewry the honor of Photographer of the Day. While the artist is not seen, this portrait has character, soul and hope as w…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Jan 19, 12:00am -
  • newQuick Tips: Dedicate a memory card to one photoshoot
    A quick tip on dedicating a memory card to one shoot.
    - 9 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 9:00pm -
  • newSony announces a6400 with Real-time Eye AF
    Earlier today, Sony introduced the a6400, the latest addition to its E-mount mirrorless camera line-up. The a6400 brings many of Sony’s most advanced technologies from their full-frame cameras to a compact APS-C camera. It boasts the world’s fast…
    - 10 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 7:30pm -
  • newMaking magic hour in Perfectly Clear
    Editor’s Note: Perfectly Clear is offering Photofocus readers a special $99 bundle, including Perfectly Clear Complete and SharkPixel presets. A $163 value! The Magic Hour or Golden Hour is my favorite time to shoot both photographs and videos. I…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 7:00pm -
  • newEditing hundreds of images in minutes with Luminar’s batch processing
    Batch processing is a huge time saver in my editing workflow. It allows me to be more efficient and deliver images faster to my clients with the exact look, format and size I want. No doubt after reading this, you’ll fall in love with this process…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 5:00pm -

DPReview

  • newAdorama releases non-TTL Flashpoint XPLOR 600 Pro HSS studio flash head
    Adorama has announced the availability of a new studio flash head from its own Flashpoint range. Designed for photographers who don’t want TTL control, the XPLOR 600 Pro HSS offers 600WS of power with wireless triggering.With the standard r…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Jan 19, 12:35am -
  • newYou can now post photos and videos to multiple Instagram accounts at once
    Instagram has added the ability to simultaneously post photos and videos across multiple accounts.The multi-post option appears during the process of adding the caption, location, and tags to images, above the options to share the image on ot…
    - 7 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 10:30pm -
  • newSony promises firmware updates for a7 III, a7R III and a9, improving AF
    Sony has announced two major firmware updates for the a9 alongside updates for the a7R III and a7 III. The a9 updates adds a range of features, including improved tracking in both stills and video, as well as extending Eye AF to animals, somet…
    - 10 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 7:39pm -
  • newSony announces a6400 midrange APS-C mirrorless camera with advanced AF
    Sony has announced the a6400, an updated 24.2MP mirrorless camera with a flip-up rear touchscreen and the processor and autofocus system 'borrowed from the a9'.In many respects the camera resembles an a6300 with a more powerful processor, enhanced…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 6:51pm -
  • newLIVE from Sony launch event in San Diego
    We're live at Sony's launch event in San Diego, CA, bringing you news as it happens. Reload this page frequently to see the latest updates from our team at the event.All times are Pacific.10:37AM: And they're done. Stay tuned for more detai…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 6:14pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • new100 years ago, Boston’s North End was hit by a deadly wave of molasses
    Welders carefully began cutting up the molasses tank with torches in the search for bodies on Jan. 20, 1919, five days after the Great Molasses Flood in Boston’s North End. Even though firemen constantly sprayed water on the twisted wreckage, it wa…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Jan 19, 6:04pm -
  • The best Boston Globe staff photos of 2018
    Globe photographers share the stories behind what went into making the year’s best photos, as selected by the editors of the Globe Magazine and photo department. To hear some of the photographers speak about their images, click here.July 23, Bosto…
    - 11 days ago 5 Jan 19, 4:06am -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, December 2018
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: celebrating the holidays, honoring a fallen firefighter, the death of President George H.W. Bush, remembering Pearl Harbor, and high school football championships.5-…
    - 12 days ago 4 Jan 19, 3:48am -
  • A double diagnosis — cancer while poor
    Something was very wrong. Marie Cajuste couldn’t ignore it any more. She had noticed a hard lump in her left breast about a year before but kept the discovery to herself. She literally could not afford to be sick.Marie Cajuste lay on a gurney duri…
    - 14 days ago 2 Jan 19, 5:09pm -
  • The year 2018 in pictures: Part II
    Photographs from July to December on a range of topics from around the world. See images from Part IThe lights temporarily went out in the Cabinet Room as President Trump spoke about his meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, during a mee…
    - 20 days ago 26 Dec 18, 6:03pm -

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