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  • newInstagram Tests Hiding Like Counts

    Instagram Tests Hiding Like Counts

    Instagram has internally floated the idea of a small design change that would have a huge impact on the service. Leaked screenshots show mockups of Instagram in which the Like counts on photos and videos are hidden from public view. TechCrunch report…
    - 9 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 4:50pm -
  • newGetting Creative With One Light

    Getting Creative With One Light

    So you have just picked up your first light or you have had one light for a while now, and you are wondering what more you can create with just that one light. Well, you can create loads. I see many post/comments from photographers saying they can’…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 4:24pm -
  • newBob Dylan Calls Out Fans for Taking Photos at His Show

    Bob Dylan Calls Out Fans for Taking Photos at His Show

    Bob Dylan is known for being a man of few (speaking) words on stage, but he took to the mic during a show this week to call out fans for breaking his well-known “no photos” rule. While performing in Vienna, Austria, the 77-year-old singer paused…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 3:56pm -
  • newKandao Uses AI to Turn 30fps Footage into 300fps Super Slow Mo
    The Chinese 360°/VR camera and software company Kandao has announced a new technology called AI Slow-Motion that uses machine learning to turn ordinary footage into super slow motion shots. For example, it can make a 30fps video look like it was sho…
    - 11 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 3:26pm -
  • newFacebook Stored Millions of Instagram Passwords in Plaintext

    Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Passwords in Plaintext

    Facebook has quietly revealed that it accidentally stored millions of Instagram user passwords in plaintext, a major security issue that the company had previously said only affected “tens of thousands” of users. In a March 21st announcement titl…
    - 12 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 2:46pm -
  • newThis Leica Video Just Got ‘Leica’ Banned in China

    This Leica Video Just Got ‘Leica’ Banned in China

    Leica has sparked a huge backlash in China over a short film released by its ad agency in Brazil. The video (warning: strong language) depicts a news photographer covering the Chinese government’s crackdown during pro-democracy protests in Beijing…
    - 12 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 2:09pm -
  • A Sony Ambassador with 300,000 Followers Just Quit Photography

    A Sony Ambassador with 300,000 Followers Just Quit Photography

    Victor Habchy‘s photography career took off after he became a Sony ambassador and when his dreamlike photos from Burning Man went wildly viral online a few years ago, and he has gone on to amass over 300,000 followers. Today Victor Habchy quit phot…
    - 1 day ago 18 Apr 19, 5:06pm -
  • Google Pixel 3 Can Now Use AI to Snap Optimal Selfies

    Google Pixel 3 Can Now Use AI to Snap Optimal Selfies

    Sick of snapping selfies in which you or someone else has closed eyes or an unflattering facial expression? Google wants to use the power of AI to help you avoid that. In an announcement on the Google AI Blog, Google has announced a new shutter-free…
    - 1 day ago 18 Apr 19, 4:28pm -
  • The Winning Photos of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

    The Winning Photos of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

    The prestigious Sony World Photography Awards has announced the winners of the 2019 photo contest. Italian photographer Federico Borella was named Photographer of the Year (and the 1st place winner in Documentary) for his project Five Degrees, which…
    - 1 day ago 18 Apr 19, 4:09pm -
  • Photos of Bees Sleeping in a Flower

    Photos of Bees Sleeping in a Flower

    Wildlife photographer Joe Neely recently captured beautiful photos of an unusual sight that most people may not even know is a thing: bees sleeping in flowers. Neely and his fiancée, Niccole, had stopped to shoot a patch of flowers off the side of t…
    - 1 day ago 18 Apr 19, 3:27pm -

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PhotoFocus

  • newPhotographer of the Day: martijnvdnat
    Category: Travel Photographer: martijnvdnat Photo: “Rotterdam Railings” For those who know me, I’m a huge fan of cityscapes. But this one, by martijnvdnat, is a bit different, instead focusing on a single point in the scene. It really elevates…
    - 6 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • newLive webinar today with Vanelli and the MYOB Podcast team
    Standby! In a few minutes, you’ll be watching a live, special edition of the Photofocus Mind Your Own Business podcast hosted by Skip Cohen and Chamira Young in a conversation with Vanelli about his amazing photographs, his inspiration, his process…
    - 8 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 6:45pm -
  • newCelebrating Earth Month through photography
    Since April 2019 is the 49th anniversary of Earth Month, it seemed like a good time to share some information from Adobe Stock’s 2019 Visual Trend Blog. Adobe Stock’s latest 2019 Visual Trend, Brand Stand, explores the explosive consumer demand f…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 4:00pm -
  • newSend multiple photos to Photoshop from Lightroom Classic CC
    You already know you can send a photo from Lightroom Classic CC to Photoshop to apply a wide variety of adjustments and special effects. But did you know you can actually send multiple photos at one time? Check out the trick in the video below. Want…
    - 13 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
  • newWhen the weather outside is frightful: Photography rain or shine
    (Editor’s Note: We welcome Jamie MacDonald, an Olympus Visionary and Vanguard Pro living in Michigan. With a focus on nature and wildlife, Jamie says his motivations are to connect viewers to the emotional state he was in when his images were crea…
    - 16 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 10:00am -

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The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • 2019 Boston Marathon
    An estimated 30,000 runners compete in the 123rd Boston Marathon.Boston Marathon mens winner Lawrence Cherono breaks the tape seconds before Lelisa Desisa on Boylston Street. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
    - 4 days ago 15 Apr 19, 7:12pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, March 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a fire in the Fens, the beginning of spring, Ice Castles in New Hampshire, the annual citywide youth Spelling Bee, high school state hockey and basketball championshi…
    - 17 days ago 2 Apr 19, 6:19pm -
  • Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction
    Students in cities worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments’ failure to act against global warming as part of the “Fridays for Future” movement. The event was inspired by youth activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding sol…
    - 35 days ago 15 Mar 19, 7:20pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, February 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: winter weather, presidential candidates on the stump, a Chinese New Year celebration, Red Sox spring training, and the Patriots’ Super Bowl LIII victory parade.Ira…
    - 48 days ago 2 Mar 19, 9:18pm -
  • Smartphone society
    In a world where the smartphone is now ubiquitous, photographers capture daily life in which the personal device is part of the moment. Whether it is used for communication, navigation, a flashlight, a wallet, or to take photos, it’s an essential p…
    - 65 days ago 13 Feb 19, 4:33pm -

The PhoBlographer

  • newThe Tokina FiRIN 100mm F2.8: A $599 “Flat Field” Lens for Sony FE
    Tokina have been hitting some home runs with the FiRIN lenses that they have been producing, so this news will likely be music to the ears of those who have been enjoying previous Tokina FiRIN lenses. Today, Tokina announced that a new FiRIN 100mm f2…
    - 13 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
  • newShould Your Commercial Photography Adopt a Brand Stand?
    Now that we're into the second quarter of 2019, it's a good time for us to revisit some of the visual trends and predictions that companies like Adobe have put forward, and decide which of them are applicable to our work. One of these, they say, is t…
    - 16 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 10:00am -
  • newTutorial: A Practical Application of Rear Curtain Sync Flash Settings
    Rear curtain sync mode is one of the creative techniques at your disposal when you work with flash. Basically, the flash fires off towards the end of an exposure, or just before the rear/second curtain closes. With this technique, you can produces so…
    - 19 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 7:00am -
  • new12 Weather Sealed Lenses That Can Take a Beating From Mother Nature
    Being able to shoot outside when the weather isn't the best can yield some truly spectacular shots. From reflections of lights hitting the street, to capturing falling snow, and from the light that appears at the back end of a storm, to capturing men…
    - 22 hours ago 19 Apr 19, 4:00am -
  • Cheap Photo: Save an Extra 20% on Stunning Presets, Overlays, Tutorials
    Have you been wanting to expand your photography knowledge, and learn new skills? Do you wish you could get your images edited in Lightroom and Photoshop in half the time that it takes now? Then stick around because we have found some amazing photogr…
    - 1 day ago 18 Apr 19, 10:00pm -

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