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  • newDxO Brings Major Updates to PhotoLab 5 and FilmPack 6

    DxO Brings Major Updates to PhotoLab 5 and FilmPack 6

    DxO has announced updates to PhotoLab 5 and FilmPack 6. PhotoLab 5 has enhanced local adjustments and a more powerful photo library, while FilmPack 6 adds new film emulations, cinemagraphic renderings, and support for Fujifilm RAW files. Along with F…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 8:40pm -
  • new3 Legged Thing Launches New Set of its ‘Punks’ Range of Tripods

    3 Legged Thing Launches New Set of its ‘Punks’ Range of Tripods

    3 Legged Thing has recently announced a refreshed line of its Punks range of tripods. The Corey, Travis, Billy, and Brian models have all been upgraded to version 2.0 with a new look and the promise of improved stability. The new line, called Punks 2…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 8:18pm -
  • newRazer Launched an Office Chair and It’s Supposedly Pretty Great

    Razer Launched an Office Chair and It’s Supposedly Pretty Great

    Razer today announced the Enki gaming chair and while the term “gamer” comes with a lot of baggage that will make many immediately ignore it, this one looks promising whether or not you enjoy video games. I mean, we all need to sit, right? Razer…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 7:25pm -
  • newEmotional Shot of Father Holding Son Wins Siena Photo Awards 2021

    Emotional Shot of Father Holding Son Wins Siena Photo Awards 2021

    A powerful photograph of a one-legged Syrian father holding his son born without lower or upper limbs has been recognized as the Siena International Photo Awards (SIPA) 2021 photo of the year. The SIPA competition is open to all photographers from ar…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 5:57pm -
  • newFinally, Everyone Can Upload Photos to Instagram from Desktop

    Finally, Everyone Can Upload Photos to Instagram from Desktop

    Instagram is finally adding the option for everyone to upload photos to the platform directly from their browser. The long-requested feature was tested this past summer but not made widely available until today. Official support for desktop uploads t…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 5:38pm -
  • newAdobe is Adding Rush and PS Express to its Photography Plan for Free

    Adobe is Adding Rush and PS Express to its Photography Plan for Free

    Starting next week, Adobe will be adding Adobe Premiere Rush and Adobe Photoshop Express into the Creative Cloud for Photography plan at no extra cost. Adobe Premiere Rush enables quick and simple video editing and fast sharing and is available on bo…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 4:51pm -
  • newStatue of Legendary Photographer Diane Arbus Erected in Central Park

    Statue of Legendary Photographer Diane Arbus Erected in Central Park

    A life-size sculpture of the legendary photographer Diane Arbus has been temporarily erected in New York’s Central Park as a tribute to her impact on photography and because public statues have been typically male-dominated. As a New Yorker through…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 4:12pm -
  • newRicoh Launches the Pentax FA 21mm f/2.4ED Limited DC WR Lens

    Ricoh Launches the Pentax FA 21mm f/2.4ED Limited DC WR Lens

    Ricoh has announced the HD Pentax-D FA 21mm f/2.4ED Limited DC WR lens for K-Mount full-frame DSLRs. The company says that this ultra-wide prime is optimized for visual characteristics that can’t be measured in numerical values alone. Ricoh says th…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
  • newSony Unveils Two New Flashes, the HVL-F60RM2 and HVL-F46RM

    Sony Unveils Two New Flashes, the HVL-F60RM2 and HVL-F46RM

    Sony has launched two new shoe-mount, speedlight-style strobes for the Alpha system: the HVL-F60RM2 and HVL-F46RM. Both are capable of continuous 10 frames per second flashes or have sub-two second recycle times at full power. Sony positions the two…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 3:13pm -
  • newSony Alpha 7 IV Review: The Best Camera Sony Has Ever Made… Almost

    Sony Alpha 7 IV Review: The Best Camera Sony Has Ever Made… Almost

    Three and a half years ago, Sony made a statement with the Alpha 7 III. The company wanted to plant the idea that its “base model” did not mean basic. At the time, that camera was specced beyond its price, and it hit everyone by surprise. Now, wi…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:00pm -

Fstoppers

  • newOne Simple Tip That Will Level Up Your Portraits

    One Simple Tip That Will Level Up Your Portraits

    All it takes is this simple composition tip to take your portraits to a new level. In this video and article, I'll be demonstrating this tip and how you can use it in post-production to completely transform your photographs.[ Read More ]
    - 2 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 9:00pm -
  • newHow to Make the Most of Overcast Days in Landscape Photography

    How to Make the Most of Overcast Days in Landscape Photography

    Landscape photography can be discouraging when the sky is overcast with no chance of dynamic light or beautiful sunset colors. Luckily, overcast weather is actually ideal for certain types of landscape photography if you are willing to step outsi…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 8:00pm -
  • newA Look at the New Samyang 24-70mm f/2.8 AF Zoom Lens

    A Look at the New Samyang 24-70mm f/2.8 AF Zoom Lens

    A 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is the workhorse of choice for a lot of creatives, offering a wide maximum aperture and a versatile range of focal lengths. However, they are often rather expensive. Samyang's new 24-70mm f/2.8 AF Zoom comes in at a price sig…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 7:00pm -
  • newHow Good Is the DJI Ronin 4D?

    How Good Is the DJI Ronin 4D?

    DJI's newest offering has pricked up a lot of industry ears, with videographers and filmmakers at the front of the pack. On paper it seems superb, so how does it feel to shoot with. Here's one videographer's review.[ Read More ]
    - 5 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 6:00pm -
  • newHas Sony Made a Mistake With the a7 IV?

    Has Sony Made a Mistake With the a7 IV?

    With the a7 IV, Sony is intent on producing the best hybrid camera ever created. However, one decision means that Sony has missed a trick when it comes to creating the perfect camera.[ Read More ]
    - 6 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 5:00pm -
  • newBehind the Scenes of This Paint Explosion Image

    Behind the Scenes of This Paint Explosion Image

    If you want to try something a bit different, how about creating some high-speed flash photography of colorful paints? Here's how Karl Taylor created this enticing shot.[ Read More ]
    - 7 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
  • newA Review of the New Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens

    A Review of the New Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens

    It might seem like full frame users get all the fun lenses, but APS-C shooters still make up a large portion of photographers. And while they can often use certain full frame lenses, having options made for specifically APS-C can save on size, we…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 3:00pm -
  • newSony Unveils the a7 IV: Another Affordable Beast?

    Sony Unveils the a7 IV: Another Affordable Beast?

    Sony has just unveiled the hotly-anticipated a7 IV, the successor to the hugely popular a7 III, bringing some significant upgrades.[ Read More ]
    - 8 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:28pm -
  • new10 Beginner Tips for Fall Landscape Photography

    10 Beginner Tips for Fall Landscape Photography

    Fall is here, and there are numerous opportunities everywhere to capture striking, vibrant colors with your camera. The period of maximal color is heartbreakingly brief, though, so it is important to be prepared when you head out. If you are newe…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:00pm -
  • newCritique the Community Smart Phone Photos

    Critique the Community Smart Phone Photos

    New Contest: Submit Your Best Smartphone PhotosThe new iPhones are here and it's time once again to share your best smartphone photos.[ Read More ]
    - 22 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 12:11am -

PhotoFocus

  • newDeveloping high-end hotel property photography

    Developing high-end hotel property photography

    High-end hotels want what I call super beauty images. That means in addition to having a solid composition that tells the story of the room, it also has to be retouched beautifully … and fully! Here’s the story of one image at a newly re-branded…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 8:00pm -
  • newThe PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR is a stunner

    The PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR is a stunner

    The Pentax Limited line of lenses is held in high regard by many in the industry. Pentax Limited lenses feature a gorgeous retro design, they’re solidly built, and they produce wonderful images. Now, Ricoh has just announced that the weather-resist…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 7:00pm -
  • newThe stroke of an artist: Michael Gilbert

    The stroke of an artist: Michael Gilbert

    Art struck Michael Gilbert before he picked up a camera. Painting, to be specific. The Tamron Image Master spent several years as a portrait painter, starting in high school. Only to now be a fine art portrait photographer in Hawaii. I sat down with…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 6:00pm -
  • newMind Your Own Business: Myron Fields discusses the power of printed portraits and leaving a legacy

    Mind Your Own Business: Myron Fields discusses the power of printed portraits and leaving a legacy

    Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today we chat with portrait photographer Myron Fields. Get ready to be inspired! This episode is also a sneak peak into our LIVE Mind Your…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 4:00pm -
  • newSony announces two new flashes to evolve Alpha lighting system

    Sony announces two new flashes to evolve Alpha lighting system

    In addition to the a7 IV announcement this morning, Sony has also announced two new flashes, the HVL-F60RM2 and the HVL-F46RM. Both are powerful wireless flashes made to offer precise control, enhanced high-speed and intuitive operability. They are d…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:37pm -

DPReview

  • newGot questions about the Sony a7 IV? Head to our AMA on Reddit
    Are you curious to know more about the new Sony a7 IV? Are there any obscure details that we've not already covered in our launch content? If so, we'll be taking questions over on Reddit and we'd love you to join us.We'll be keeping an eye…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 7:17pm -
  • newDPReview TV: Sony a7 IV first impressions review
    There's a lot to test on the Sony a7 IV. To cover it all, Chris and Jordan took a road trip through southern Alberta to test both stills and video. Watch to find out if the camera lives up to the hype.Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new ep…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:00pm -
  • newSony a7 IV initial review
    The Sony a7 IV is the fourth generation of the company's core a7 full-frame mirrorless camera model. It's the most advanced yet, bringing many of the improvements Sony has made in terms of autofocus and interface design since the launch of th…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:00pm -
  • newSony a7 IV sample gallery
    The Sony a7 IV is the most advanced iteration of the a7-series yet, bringing improvements across the board, from autofocus to user interface. We've been shooting with an a7 IV for a few days, and we've prepared a gallery of images, so you can see fo…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:00pm -
  • newSony launches a7 IV - more capable, more expensive 33MP full-frame ILC
    Sony has announced the a7 IV, a more capable but also more expensive 33MP model as part of its core range of full-frame mirrorless cameras. The a7 IV is built around a new 33MP BSI-CMOS sensor and its latest Bionz XR processors, which powers improve…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Oct 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

  • newSpend Your Money on Better Things. Sony HVL-F46RM Flash Review
    Oof! Sony, what did you do? The world's most innovative photography company made two flashes. Also being announced today is the Sony HVL-F60RM 2. Both flashes aren't anything very special. Their biggest updates are the metering with skin tones, the a…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:10pm -
  • newThe Flash No One Needed: Sony HVL-F60R M2 Review
    My favorite things to review for this website are flashes. Most people read about cameras and lenses. But the true creators care about light. Flash is unfortunately a place where there needs to be a lot more innovation. That's the case with the Sony…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:05pm -
  • newImproved Animal and Face Detection! Sony A7 IV Review
    It has been fun watching the community pine for the newest Sony a7 IV leading up to its announcement. Based on what photographers have been asking for online, they will be delighted with the versatility of this camera. Its premise is to build a bridg…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 2:00pm -
  • newNikon’s Most Unique Lens Yet? Nikon 40mm F2 Z First Impressions
    There isn't much that is really, truly exciting in the lens world. Mostly, companies just try to make their own versions of something. But in the case of the Nikon 40mm f2 Z, that's not the case. There aren't many 40mm lenses on the market with autof…
    - 19 hours ago 21 Oct 21, 4:00am -
  • Which Photographer’s Work Is Cristina de Middel in Love With?
    tells me as we talk about printed photography. She's referring to one of her heroes, which we will cover later in this piece. We're having this conversation because, right now, fans of Cristina de Middel's can buy one of her prints through the Magnum…
    - 1 day ago 20 Oct 21, 10:00pm -

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