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  • newHow I Made a DIY Gobo Holder for Studio Strobes

    How I Made a DIY Gobo Holder for Studio Strobes

    I wanted a device that can throw light patterns onto a wall or a model. There are some commercially available but they are quite expensive and I this was only for occasional use. I thought that this is something that can be 3D printed. I bought Bowen…
    - 11 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 5:46pm -
  • newThe Kolari Pro IRND Filter is Designed for Both Infrared and Visible Light

    The Kolari Pro IRND Filter is Designed for Both Infrared and Visible Light

    Kolari Vision‘s new KOLARI IRND Filter is a new jack-of-all-trades neutral density filter that’s designed to perform evenly across both the infrared and visible light spectrums. “Infrared photographers have a much harder time finding glass that…
    - 12 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 5:13pm -
  • newWildlife Camera Trap Captures Man Striking a Pose

    Wildlife Camera Trap Captures Man Striking a Pose

    Conservation photographer and wildlife tracker Jeff Wirth was reviewing the photos on a camera trap he had set up when he was surprised with this unexpected shot: an unknown man who had spotted the camera and decided to strike a pose. “I had notice…
    - 12 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 4:36pm -
  • newWhat Camera Sensor Size Equivalence is All About

    What Camera Sensor Size Equivalence is All About

    Today we are taking a look at equivalency. Not equivalent exposure, equivalency. What the heck is that? Equivalency is a very, very complicated subject matter, but one people have been screaming about because of the last format comparison we did. The…
    - 13 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 4:16pm -
  • newMinimalist Photos of Swimming Pools from Above

    Minimalist Photos of Swimming Pools from Above

    Aerial photographer Brad Walls has released a new series titled Pools from Above. The project features minimalist aerial photos of swimming pools around the world that highlight the beauty of their shapes, colors, and textures. The Australian photogr…
    - 13 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 3:46pm -
  • Apple Updates 27-inch iMac with New CPUs, Double the RAM, and More

    Apple Updates 27-inch iMac with New CPUs, Double the RAM, and More

    Earlier this week, Apple dropped a substantial update for the 27-inch iMac: its workhorse all-in-one favored by many photographers. The updated specs go beyond just adding the latest processors—Apple also updated the GPUs, doubled the maximum RAM,…
    - 1 day ago 7 Aug 20, 7:31pm -
  • This Incredible ‘MoonWalk’ Photo Was Captured in a Single Shot

    This Incredible ‘MoonWalk’ Photo Was Captured in a Single Shot

    Sony Artisans Renan Ozturk and Taylor Rees recently captured something incredible, both photographically and physically. In partnership with Sony, they shot some spectacular photos and video of slack line artist Andy Lewis performing a free solo high…
    - 1 day ago 7 Aug 20, 6:42pm -
  • Magnum Under Fire for Selling Photos of ‘Teenage’ Sex Workers from 1989

    Magnum Under Fire for Selling Photos of ‘Teenage’ Sex Workers from 1989

    Magnum Photos and prominent photojournalist David Alan Harvey are under scrutiny online today after some of Harvey’s photographs labeled as ‘Teenage’ ‘Thai Prostitutes’ from 1989 surfaced in the Magnum archives, where users could purchase t…
    - 1 day ago 7 Aug 20, 5:27pm -
  • Unsplash Releases 2 Million Images as Massive Open-Source Dataset

    Unsplash Releases 2 Million Images as Massive Open-Source Dataset

    Unsplash has just released “the most complete high-quality open image dataset ever”: an open-source collection of over 2 million images captured by over 200,000 photographers, now available to download in bulk for free. On the off-chance that you…
    - 2 days ago 7 Aug 20, 4:21pm -
  • 5 Professional Location Scouting Tips for Outdoor Photo Shoots

    5 Professional Location Scouting Tips for Outdoor Photo Shoots

    Throughout the year, we leave the comfort of our studios and venture out to shoot on location. And there’s no better time for outdoor photo shoots than the long days of summer. Before any professional outdoor photo shoot, you will need to source th…
    - 2 days ago 7 Aug 20, 3:35pm -

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PhotoFocus

  • newWeekly Wrap-Up: August 2-8, 2020
    This week, Erin Holmstead told us about the compact lights she uses for photography, while Nate Torres made the argument about why EXIF data isn’t important. Scott Wyden Kivowitz walked us through creating a custom studio lighting setup, while Brya…
    - 10 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 7:00pm -
  • newUnsplash makes dataset open source
    This morning, Unsplash announced that it was making its dataset completely open source. With over 200,000 contributing photographers across the globe, Unsplash has access to over two million images. With this announcement, Unsplash is releasing the d…
    - 11 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 5:56pm -
  • newMastering the timeline in After Effects
    Looking to get started with After Effects? In this video, instructor Richard Harrington offers tips for creating a fast and efficient motion graphics workflow in the After Effects timeline, leaving you with more time for creativity. Learn time-saving…
    - 16 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 1:00pm -
  • Announcing the Photofocus Celebrates 21 contest winner for July!
    July 2020 is in the history books and that can mean only one thing for Photofocus readers who entered our Celebrate 21 contest series — it’s time to announce the winner of the photography software package! Photofocus is having a birthday party co…
    - 1 day ago 7 Aug 20, 7:00pm -
  • InFocus Interview Show: The importance of monitor calibration with John Walrath
    My guest is an Imaging Training & Technical Support Manager at Datacolor; please welcome John Walrath. In this episode we discuss what monitor calibration is and the importance of it. We also discuss working with dual monitors, and why color doesn’…
    - 2 days ago 7 Aug 20, 4:00pm -

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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.…
    - 86 days ago 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…
    - 95 days ago 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…
    - 96 days ago 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

  • new8 Lenses and Accessories for Landscape Photographers on a Budget
    Can you believe that Summer is already drawing to a close? Pretty soon, the sun will set earlier, and the landscapes around us will undergo a beautiful transformation. It's this time of year that excites me more than any other simply due to how gorge…
    - 54 mins ago 9 Aug 20, 4:00am -
  • newSave 70%: 1,675 Presets, Overlays, and Brushes for Just $29
    Photo editing can quickly become a chore, and it can also be incredibly time-consuming if you have a large batch of images to go through. You can quickly find that many of your pictures will go untouched because you simply run out of steam, or time t…
    - 7 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 10:00pm -
  • newVideo: What’s Your Dream Camera (Combining the Best of It All)
    With all the speculation being thrown around about upcoming camera releases, what unique features can we combine from leading camera manufacturers to create our dream camera? I.E. Canon colors, Olympus Live COmp, Sony’s advanced AF, etc
    - 13 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 4:00pm -
  • newWhich Look Is Right for You? Fujifilm Film Simulations Compared
    Fujifilm has long been celebrated as the manufacturer of some of the world's most-used film emulsions. Fujifilm wisely brought this analog legacy with them when they made the transition to digital. Many of these much-loved film emulsions are availabl…
    - 19 hours ago 8 Aug 20, 10:00am -
  • A Look at the Most Under-Appreciated Genre in the Photo Industry
    “No experience necessary as full two-week training will be given.” It’s a line I would often see when browsing photography jobs. It was never written in ads for commercial work, and it was certainly never linked to wedding gigs or portrait shoo…
    - 1 day ago 8 Aug 20, 4:00am -

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