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  • Woman Posed as Newborn Photographer to Steal Baby: Police

    Woman Posed as Newborn Photographer to Steal Baby: Police

    A Washington woman was arrested after authorities say she posed online as a newborn photographer and drugged a mother in order to steal her baby. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department announced the Friday arrest of the 38-year-old woman and her 16…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 5:01pm -
  • 5 Reasons Your Couples Portraits May Look Awkward (And How To Prevent It)

    5 Reasons Your Couples Portraits May Look Awkward (And How To Prevent It)

    So you’ve just finished your first couples portrait session and once you’ve gotten home and started looking through the images, you realize that something just feels “off” with your shots. Oftentimes it’s just little things we never really…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 4:31pm -
  • A Brief History of Nikon… and Why the New Flagship D6 DSLR Falls Short

    A Brief History of Nikon… and Why the New Flagship D6 DSLR Falls Short

    I used to work for Nikon cameras. From 1995 through 1999, I was Nikon UK’s Senior Photographic Advisor. My job was basically to be the guy in the building who knew what a camera was for! The job was the best for a while and I got to work with and m…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 4:16pm -
  • Which Photojournalist Helped Design That $850 Jacket? An Examination

    Which Photojournalist Helped Design That $850 Jacket? An Examination

    Photo Twitter collectively chuckled at the announced availability of Canada Goose’s Photojournalist Jacket. With editorial day rates hovering below $300/assignment, actual photojournalists were unlikely to be purchasing such a luxury item – even…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 3:46pm -
  • Photographers, This is Why Other Photographers Hate Adobe

    Photographers, This is Why Other Photographers Hate Adobe

    My name is Adam Marsh, and I’m a Melbourne-based event photographer. I recently wrote an article titled “Adobe, This is Why Photographers Are Hating on You,” and it seems to have been incredibly divisive. There was a huge amount of feedback and…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 3:27pm -
  • Watch an Anti-Drone Laser Literally Fry a Bunch of DJI Drones from Miles Away

    Watch an Anti-Drone Laser Literally Fry a Bunch of DJI Drones from Miles Away

    Israeli defense technology company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd recently released a demo of their special “Drone Dome” counter-drone defense system. A car-mounted anti-drone solution that can fry unwelcome drones from miles away using a hi…
    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 20, 8:00pm -
  • The Secret to Developing Your Street Photography

    The Secret to Developing Your Street Photography

    Shooting Street Photography without a project in mind is like shopping for food when you’re hungry. You might get a few nice treats, but ultimately you get back and find there is nothing to sustain you. So, if you’ve ever been out shooting street…
    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 20, 7:18pm -
  • Political Photographer’s Home Raided by Police Looking for Furniture Stolen from Parliament

    Political Photographer’s Home Raided by Police Looking for Furniture Stolen from Parliament

    In a political story that’s stranger than fiction, the home of a former official photographer for the UK Parliament’s House of Commons was raided by the Metropolitan police earlier this week. The cops were reportedly looking for “furniture from…
    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 20, 6:41pm -
  • Topaz Labs Says It Will Start Charging for Product Upgrades, Sparks Outrage

    Topaz Labs Says It Will Start Charging for Product Upgrades, Sparks Outrage

    Yesterday, Topaz Labs—the software company behind popular photo editing plugins and software like DeNoise AI, Sharpen AI, and Gigapixel AI—announced that it will start charging for product upgrades. Users are understandably upset. The announcemen…
    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 20, 5:56pm -
  • Refracted Rose: A Fun Valentine’s Day Macro Photography Idea

    Refracted Rose: A Fun Valentine’s Day Macro Photography Idea

    It’s Valentine’s Day and a good opportunity to grab some flowers and celebrate our love for photography with another creative project. I didn’t want to miss my chance, so I grabbed some red roses and in today’s post I will share my set-up for…
    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 20, 4:30pm -

Fstoppers

  • newLearn How to Create These Stunning Valentine Beauty Shots

    Learn How to Create These Stunning Valentine Beauty Shots

    It can be a lot of fun to deviate from the standard shoot and explore your creative side a bit. If you are looking to invigorate your photos a bit, this excellent video will show you two different looks based on a Valentine's Day theme and how they…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 11:00pm -
  • newf/1.2 for Under $200: A Review of the 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 Lens

    f/1.2 for Under $200: A Review of the 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 Lens

    Bokeh fanatics love their wide-aperture lenses that can turn backgrounds into nothing more than gooey swaths of colors, but they know those capabilities are generally not cheap. So, is there something to be said for a sub-$200 lens with an ultra-wi…
    - 13 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 10:00pm -
  • newThis Photo Started a Cultural Revolution in China

    This Photo Started a Cultural Revolution in China

    Important photographs have changed the world in a number of ways since the camera's inception. This is one of the more somber and chilling uses for a photograph.[ Read More ]
    - 14 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 9:00pm -
  • newThree Things You Shouldn't Do in Lightroom

    Three Things You Shouldn't Do in Lightroom

    There are many articles and videos on how to do certain things in Lightroom, but how often do you read about something that you shouldn't do? Let's cover a few of them.[ Read More ]
    - 15 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 8:01pm -
  • newMirrorless and DSLR Cameras Can Live Next To Each Other

    Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras Can Live Next To Each Other

    The DSLR has been called a dinosaur on the brink of extinction. It has been called old-fashioned, or even outdated technology. It is all because of the mirrorless cameras that hit the market a few years ago now. Let’s have a look at the differenc…
    - 16 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 7:00pm -
  • newEye-Detection Autofocus Is the First Advancement That’s Made Me Long for a New Camera in Years

    Eye-Detection Autofocus Is the First Advancement That’s Made Me Long for a New Camera in Years

    For years I’ve been rocking the same DSLR bodies as my main cameras — a Nikon D750 and a D700. They’ve never been wanting for anything I shoot. But recently I had the occasion to spend some time with the Canon EOS R and I discovered the one m…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 6:00pm -
  • newHow to Improve Your Black and White Street Photography, Without Being Obnoxious

    How to Improve Your Black and White Street Photography, Without Being Obnoxious

    It's always good when you can learn about different styles of photography by practicing them at the same time. It's even better when they are genres of photography you can do any time, at any location, and can be done without offending people. […
    - 18 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 5:00pm -
  • newStraighten Extreme Distortions With Ease

    Straighten Extreme Distortions With Ease

    Super wide-angle lenses can expand the field of vision in your images, but they often come with an unwanted side effect — lens distortion. The good news is distortion can easily be fixed in Photoshop with this tool. [ Read More ]
    - 19 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 4:00pm -
  • newCombining Video and Stills to Tell Stories: Profoto and Emily Dahl

    Combining Video and Stills to Tell Stories: Profoto and Emily Dahl

    When you're working, are you shooting just stills? Just video? Is there a way to combine the two to tell better stories? Can gear help with that? [ Read More ]
    - 20 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 3:01pm -
  • Critique the Community Submit Your Best "Epic Wedding" Photograph

    Critique the Community Submit Your Best "Epic Wedding" Photograph

    Critique the Community "Epic Wedding" EditionWe want to see your best "Epic Wedding" photos for our next Critique the Community. Between now and February 18th, you may submit up to two of your best images that show off your most epic wedding portr…
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 20, 1:28am -

PhotoFocus

  • newPhotographer of the Week: February 10-14, 2020
    Every weekday, Photofocus curators share a great photograph taken by one of our readers. To kick off 2020, we got rid of the categories, opening up our Photographer of the Day feature to any type of photograph! If you haven’t submitted yours yet, b…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 9:00pm -
  • newThe Sunday Shutter: February 16, 2020
    In this week’s edition of The Sunday Shutter, the top shots from the International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest are highlighted, an 1800s-era technique is used on movie cast photographs and photographers are recognized for their work…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 5:00pm -
  • newOn Photography: Cindy Sherman, 1954-present
    “The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told.” – Cindy Sherman The photographer is the subject Cindy Sherman is not only a photographer she is her own subject in her entire body of work. She does not take…
    - 24 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 11:00am -
  • Weekly Wrap-Up: February 9-16, 2020
    Here are just some of the interesting articles that we published this week. Michèle Grenier finishes her series on photographing an international sports event. Andrew Ford shares his green screen location kit. Julie Powell finds her photos with Exci…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 9:00pm -
  • Canon releases EOS Utility update, fixes macOS Catalina issue
    Canon has quietly released a new version of its EOS Utility. The update restores compatibility with macOS Catalina version 10.15.2 and higher. The issue I reported on January 15, 2020, was created by Apple’s 10.15.2 update. The next update from App…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 2:00pm -

DPReview

  • newLeica announces three limited-edition Summicron M lenses
    Leica has released new versions of three of its existing M lenses, giving users a choice of a silver option of the normal 75mm, and two limited edition lenses to match the green M10-P ‘Safari’. The silver anodized APO-Summicron-M 75mm f/2…
    - 16 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 6:42pm -
  • newReview: Timelapse+ makes day-to-night time-lapse sequences easy
    Even if you're only a casual time-lapse photographer then you probably know how challenging it can be to shoot a time-lapse sequence that involves drastic changes in lighting conditions. For example, sequences shot during periods of time cover…
    - 21 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • PiXLIGHT portable speedlight for cameras and smartphones launches on Kickstarter
    Photographer Arash Hamidi has launched a Kickstarter campaign seeking funds for PiXLIGHT, an off-camera speedlight with a portable, lightweight design and support for smartphones in addition to cameras. The speedlight system collapses down to a smal…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 4:59pm -
  • DPReview TV: Olympus 12-45mm F4 Pro review
    The new Olympus 12-45mm F4 Pro lens promises to be a high quality, compact zoom for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Does it live up to the hype?Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.IntroductionSize and weight…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 8:00am -
  • Olympus 12-45mm F4 Pro sample gallery (DPReview TV)
    The DPReview TV team recently traveled to Costa Rica where they had an opportunity to shoot with the new Olympus 12-45mm F4 Pro lens. Check out their sample images in this gallery and see how it performed.View sample galleryWatch DPReview TV test…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 8:00am -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Globe staff photos of the month, January 2020
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: the run-up to the Iowa Democratic caucus, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Boston’s State of the City address, celebrations of the new year, and the end of…
    - 16 days ago 1 Feb 20, 5:23pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, December 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: holiday seasonal events, the death of Pete Frates, Boston city council results, winter weather, and high school football championships.Isaac Holbert (left) enjoyed t…
    - 46 days ago 2 Jan 20, 7:06pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, November 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: Thanksgiving holiday, the loss of a firefighter, Women Veterans Appreciation Day, and high school sports playoffs.Paul Jehle, president of the Plymouth Rock Foundat…
    - 73 days ago 6 Dec 19, 5:52pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, October 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: fall colors, the king tide in Boston Harbor, Halloween celebrations, the Head of the Charles Regatta, high school sports, and the start to the Celtics’ regular seas…
    - 96 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:15pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, September 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: the aftermath of hurricane Dorian’s landfall in the Bahamas, students head back to school, confrontations at the Straight Pride Parade in Boston, the end of the Red…
    - 2 Oct 19, 5:29pm -

The PhoBlographer

  • newPhotography Cheat Sheet: Quick Macro Photography Tips
    Macro photography, as with other genres, requires lots of practice and will take time to master. There’s more to it than pointing your camera on macro mode at a tiny subject. However, with the help of some simple tips, you’ll be able to get great…
    - 3 hours ago 17 Feb 20, 8:00am -
  • newReview: Sony 200-600mm f5.6-6.3 G OSS Super Telephoto (Sony FE)
    The Sony 200-600mm f5.6-6.3 G OSS Super Telephoto lens covers a versatile focal range that allows you to photograph subjects that are typically hard to reach. Naturally, this is a lens that belongs in the hands of sports and wildlife photographers. F…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Feb 20, 5:00am -
  • newJoel Meyerowitz Teaches You How He Makes Photographs
    Attention, photobook collectors! A new series of ”Masters of Photography” books is set to provide a new approach to instructional volumes. Each volume focuses on the work of a key photographer who tells readers everything they want to know about…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 11:00pm -
  • newHere’s Why It’s So Important to Review Our Photography Archives
    Today we make more photographs than ever before. The digital era is responsible for that, and it’s very easy to build up a catalog of photographs in a very short space of time. The consequence of this is that the mental lifespan of most photographs…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 5:00pm -
  • newYou Can Learn How to Shoot with Ambient Light in Just Over 8 Minutes
    Photography is nothing without light; we all know this, but when we are just starting in photography, it can actually be quite hard to know just where to begin when it comes to capturing and harnessing the power of it. Luke Edwin has released a new v…
    - 24 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 11:00am -

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