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  • newLeatherworker Wants Photographers to Actually Enjoy Carrying a Camera

    Leatherworker Wants Photographers to Actually Enjoy Carrying a Camera

    What started out as a small crowdfunding campaign has grown into a passion for helping photographers feel comfortable. Clever Supply Company, founded by former wedding photographer Todd Balsley, produces straps that he hopes allows photographers to a…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 10:15pm -
  • newMagnum Apologizes For its Past Failings, Promises to Do Better

    Magnum Apologizes For its Past Failings, Promises to Do Better

    In August of 2020, concerns were raised about images in Magnum’s archives with relation to how they safeguard the identities and lives of vulnerable children. Magnum has published a public apology for its past failures and vows to do better. Magnum…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 8:44pm -
  • newMoody Pano Photos of Waves Shot on Waterproofed Hasselblad XPan

    Moody Pano Photos of Waves Shot on Waterproofed Hasselblad XPan

    Surf photographer Ben DeCamp has captured a beautifully moody series of black-and-white photos of waves using a waterproofed Hasselblad XPan film camera, considered by some to be a “holy grail” camera that DeCamp leveraged for his enthralling pan…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 6:55pm -
  • newFunleader Launches M-Mount Version of its 18mm f/8 Cap Lens

    Funleader Launches M-Mount Version of its 18mm f/8 Cap Lens

    Funleader has announced an updated version of its Caplens 18mm f/8 for M-Mount that it claims has been adjusted to make for a better user experience in street and landscape photography, specifically on Leica rangefinders. This new version is availabl…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 6:20pm -
  • newCanon’s New Concept Camera ‘Posture Fit’ is Designed for Desk Workers

    Canon’s New Concept Camera ‘Posture Fit’ is Designed for Desk Workers

    Canon has unveiled its next concept camera and it’s designed for desk workers and office life, both at home and at the office. It’s less of a photo-taking device and more of a monitoring camera with the purpose of keeping an eye on how you sit ca…
    - 13 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:37pm -
  • newMIT Engineers Create Camera Lens That Focuses With No Moving Parts

    MIT Engineers Create Camera Lens That Focuses With No Moving Parts

    Using physical glass elements for camera lenses has been at the core of imaging technology for centuries, but MIT engineers have now fabricated a new “metalens” that can focus on objects at multiple depths without changing its physical position o…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 4:37pm -
  • newThe First One-Inch Sensor for Smartphones is Coming: Report

    The First One-Inch Sensor for Smartphones is Coming: Report

    According to a report, Sony is set to release the first one-inch sensor specifically made for use in smartphones. The new sensor, called the Sony IMX700, would reportedly find itself in the upcoming Huawei Mate P50 series and the increased size would…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 3:59pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 / S21+ Review: Familiar Territory

    Samsung Galaxy S21 / S21+ Review: Familiar Territory

    Samsung prefers to keep its best camera features for its top flagships, and that’s why the Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 have more in common with each other than the Galaxy S21 Ultra. While they are the less feature-laden siblings to Samsung’s premi…
    - 1 day ago 25 Feb 21, 10:52pm -
  • This Startup Has Developed a Modular, Upgradeable, Repairable Laptop

    This Startup Has Developed a Modular, Upgradeable, Repairable Laptop

    New San Francisco-based startup Framework has launched with the goal of fixing an “incredibly broken” computing industry, as the CEO says. To combat it, Framework laptops are an ecosystem of pieces that come together into a computer that can cons…
    - 1 day ago 25 Feb 21, 10:02pm -
  • Disposable Camera App Dispo Raises $20M at $200M Valuation: Report

    Disposable Camera App Dispo Raises $20M at $200M Valuation: Report

    YouTuber David Dobrik’s app Dispo mimics the experience of using a classic disposable camera and is generating considerable buzz recently despite being over a year old. Thanks to the success of an international test, Dispo reportedly acquired $20 m…
    - 1 day ago 25 Feb 21, 9:11pm -

Fstoppers

  • newA Review of the Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Mirrorless Lens

    A Review of the Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Mirrorless Lens

    A 70-200mm f/2.8 lens is one of the most versatile and popular options out there, but not everyone needs that f/2.8 aperture or wants to spend that kind of money. A 70-200mm f/4 lens offers the same versatility in a smaller and more affordable pack…
    - 6 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 12:00am -
  • newHow To Create Seamless Backdrops in Photoshop

    How To Create Seamless Backdrops in Photoshop

    There are times where you just don't have enough space, time, or material to cover your entire scene with an infinite backdrop. One workaround that you can do is to use as much as you have, and then extend it across the rest of the image in Photosh…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 11:00pm -
  • newHow To Create a Spin Smoke Effect in Your Photos

    How To Create a Spin Smoke Effect in Your Photos

    Using smoke has been a staple in photography and cinematography for some time, and to great effect. Here is a tutorial on how to create a spiral look to the smoke for an awesome result.[ Read More ]
    - 8 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 10:00pm -
  • newCould You Shoot Astrophotography With a Kit Lens?

    Could You Shoot Astrophotography With a Kit Lens?

    There is probably no other genre where light is at more of a premium than astrophotography, where ultra-wide apertures, high ISOs, and specialized equipment are the name of the game. This fascinating video shows what two professional astrophotograp…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 9:00pm -
  • newCan This Single Zoom Lens Replace an Entire Bag of Primes?

    Can This Single Zoom Lens Replace an Entire Bag of Primes?

    Traditionally, professional zoom lenses have filled the role of convenience, while primes have taken on more specific needs and creative pursuits. However, in recent years, we have seen some more extreme zoom lens designs that have approached the c…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 8:00pm -
  • newWhich Free Editing Software Works Better: Darktable or Rawtherapee? 

    Which Free Editing Software Works Better: Darktable or Rawtherapee? 

    Rawtherapee and Darktable are two advanced editing programs for photographers. The best part is they are free. But which one suits you? Here, you’ll find out.[ Read More ]
    - 11 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 7:00pm -
  • newAffordable Smoothness: Fstoppers Reviews the AOCHUAN Smart XR Smartphone Gimbal

    Affordable Smoothness: Fstoppers Reviews the AOCHUAN Smart XR Smartphone Gimbal

    While smartphone manufacturers seem intent on making smartphone gimbals redundant, there are a number of excellent products on the market, and the AOCHUAN Smart XR from PERGEAR offers stiff competition given its aggressive pricing.[ Read More ]
    - 12 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 6:00pm -
  • newHow to Create Eye-Catching Portraits With a Single Light

    How to Create Eye-Catching Portraits With a Single Light

    If you study the work of professional portrait photographers, you will probably notice a lot of them use rather complex multi-light setups, but you will also find plenty of fantastic images created with only a single light. This fantastic video tut…
    - 13 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:00pm -
  • newWhy V-Flats Are So Useful for Photography

    Why V-Flats Are So Useful for Photography

    Lights and modifiers for them can quickly add up in cost, but one of the most useful lighting tools a studio can have is surprisingly cheap and low-tech. This excellent video tutorial will show you why v-flats are so useful and how to incorporate t…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 4:00pm -
  • new10 Pros and Cons of the Sony a1 Mirrorless Camera

    10 Pros and Cons of the Sony a1 Mirrorless Camera

    The Sony a1 is here, and it brings with it what is quite possibly the most impressive set of specs we have ever seen on a camera. Do those impressive numbers and features pan out in practice? This great video review takes a look at 10 good and not…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 3:01pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newInvest in your photography skills first, instead of a new camera
    Been saving up for a new camera and think it’s finally time for you buy one? There’s no problem with that if you’re in urgent need of an upgrade, especially if you’re a professional photographer. However, you may want to consider investing in…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 11:00pm -
  • newA first look at the ON1 HDR plugin, with Capture One

    A first look at the ON1 HDR plugin, with Capture One

    Recently, ON1 announced that its plugin suite — ON1 HDR, ON1 Portrait, ON1 Resize and ON1 Effects — would work with Capture One as native plugins. As someone who occasionally does HDR work, I was excited for the chance to try out ON1 HDR and not…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 7:00pm -
  • newFormal training in photography — is it necessary?

    Formal training in photography — is it necessary?

    Formal training is always helpful but is it necessary for a photography career?The post Formal training in photography — is it necessary? appeared first on Photofocus.
    - 13 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:00pm -
  • newFive photography accessories for saving time and money
    As you start building your own photography workflow, you’ll also start looking for tools that will make things easier and more convenient. Among these are photography accessories that help save you time and money for when you’re out shooting. The…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • newFive things to consider when conducting a portrait photoshoot

    Five things to consider when conducting a portrait photoshoot

    When you set up a portrait session, whether it is for a client or family member or even if it is a creative collaboration with model and hair and makeup artist, there are certain things that I believe you need to be aware of. I use a shoot list on wh…
    - 19 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 11:00am -

DPReview

  • newPentax announces K-1 II J Limited 01 DSLR in four colors for the Japanese market
    Pentax has launched a quartet of recolored versions of its K-1 Mark II DSLR, which was first released in 2018 and is currently the company's flagship K Series camera. The K-1 Mark II J Limited 01 DSLR seems to be available only in Japan, which…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 8:51pm -
  • newFiLMiC patents image remapping technology promising nearly 5x faster performance
    FiLMiC has patented a new high-efficiency image remapping technology, Cubiform.The newly-patented Cubiform is 'an approach to applying a remap to each pixel in an image.' Cubiform generates color look-up tables (C-LUTs) using a dynamic set of…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 6:09pm -
  • newSigma GM reveals a new DG DN Sports zoom lens is being developed
    Earlier today, Sigma broadcasted a livestream wherein it gave updates on its mirrorless lens development efforts. The 30-minute detailed covered a number of topics regarding its ongoing efforts to develop more lenses for mirrorless camera systems, b…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 3:15pm -
  • newThe absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Color slide film
    A 1960's magazine ad for Kodak's various lines of slide film. Image courtesy of NessterSlide film, otherwise known as positive, reversal or transparency film (and occasionally as 'E-6' for its development process), was the choice of 'pro' s…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 3:00pm -
  • newNikon Z7 II sample gallery update
    Nikon's Z7 II has a 45MP sensor in a fantastically solid and well-sealed body, so when the snow started coming down across western Washington State, it seemed like the perfect camera to document our first major snow event in two years. Thankfully, t…
    - 16 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 2:00pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Life during the coronavirus pandemic
    Globe staff photographers document the Boston area and beyond during this unprecented time. The gallery is updated weekly throughout the crisis.Friends and family drove by Gavin Brennan’s house to wish Gavin a happy birthday on April 30 in Dedham.…
    - 14 May 20, 7:58pm -
  • A funeral home copes with the surge during the coronavirus pandemic
    During normal times, Joe Ruggiero Jr. might hold 25 funerals a month; this April there have been 71. Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, his family’s funeral home in East Boston is so overrun that the tribute lounge and cafe normally used to display…
    - 5 May 20, 11:49pm -
  • Boston Globe staff photographer Erin Clark named Feature Photography Pulitzer finalist for 2020
    Patrick Lupien and Mariah LeMieux-Lupien knew they were going to be evicted from their apartment in Biddeford, Maine. The lapse was a matter of basic math: As Mariah put it, when you don’t have it, you don’t have it. Despite Patrick’s $40,000 a…
    - 4 May 20, 8:41pm -
  • Photos: One day on the front lines of COVID-19
    Jessica Rinaldi documented a Cataldo ambulance crew as they worked their 24-hour shift.Monday, 9:23 a.m. EMT Emily Moran of Melrose and paramedic Ricky Cormio of Medford lifted an elderly patient who had a fever, a possible sign of COVID-19, onto a…
    - 11 Apr 20, 4:19pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, March 2020
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month before the coronavirus grabbed the region’s attention: the end of Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 presidential campaign, L Street ice swimmers practicing at Dorchester Ba…
    - 4 Apr 20, 4:47am -

The PhoBlographer

  • newNikon Might Build a Super Camera with Revolutionary Camera Sensors
    Things haven't been going great for Nikon over the last few years. The company mistakenly thought Mirrorless cameras would never take off. They bet their hedge funds on DSLRs, and it backfired. Now, though, things do seem to be getting better for the…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 11:00pm -
  • newA Massive 42 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera For Under $1,600! Sign Us Up!
    There are some incredible deals on Sony Mirrorless cameras. Can you believe that the 42 Megapixel Sony a7r II is just $1,598! That's a massive bargain! The slightly newer 42 Megapixel a7r III is only $2,298! Them, there's the Full Frame resolution ki…
    - 13 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:00pm -
  • newA Lens Patent Could Be the First Hint of a New Canon Fixed Lens Camera
    Over the last few years, fixed lens cameras have become one of the hottest camera segments once again. Spurred on by cameras like the Fujifilm X100F, X100V, and even cameras like the Leica Q2, sales have been excellent. Canon used to produce excellen…
    - 19 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 11:00am -
  • Support Black Photographers and Enjoy These Awesome Products
    It's not easy making ends meet when you're a creative. The art world has notoriously been underpaid compared to other sectors. That's why hard-working photographers need to do all they can to earn an income. Beyond making photographs (which is hard f…
    - 1 day ago 26 Feb 21, 5:00am -
  • Jamel Shabazz Takes Us on the Fascinating Journey of His Illustrious Career
    "The creative in me still burns and is very much alive," says Jamel Shabazz. After 45 years working in the photo industry, we're pleased to see the passion is yet to die out. During his career, Shabazz has photographed the people of New York, release…
    - 1 day ago 25 Feb 21, 11:00pm -

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