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  • newHow Does the Sony a7 III Compare Almost Three Years After It Was First Announced?

    How Does the Sony a7 III Compare Almost Three Years After It Was First Announced?

    A lot has changed since Sony announced the a7 III back in February 2018 with competitors offering solid competition to what is arguably one of the most influential mirrorless cameras ever made. Given its current price, how much value does it offer…
    - 60 mins ago 29 Nov 20, 9:00pm -
  • newMy New Go-To Strategy for Reducing Noise

    My New Go-To Strategy for Reducing Noise

    Long exposures and high ISOs can bring out hot pixels. Worse than just regular high ISO noise, hot pixels are those little brightly colored dots that stick out like a sore thumb. Their random nature has made them tough to deal with effectively, unt…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 8:00pm -
  • newFilming at the Edge of the World: An Interview With Acclaimed Cinematographer Chris Menges

    Filming at the Edge of the World: An Interview With Acclaimed Cinematographer Chris Menges

    I recently had the chance to speak with Chris Menges about his newest project, "Waiting for the Barbarians." Menges’ insights into the art (and underlying politics) of filmmaking are a must-read for anyone looking to tell stories with film.[ Rea…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 7:00pm -
  • newThe Contax T2: The Best, Most Expensive Point-and-Shoot Film Camera Ever Made?

    The Contax T2: The Best, Most Expensive Point-and-Shoot Film Camera Ever Made?

    The Contax T2 was a luxury compact rangefinder released in 1991, combing excellent image quality and controls that have since made it a desirable option for film aficionados. Contax no longer exists and T2s now sell for thousands of dollars. Why do…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 6:00pm -
  • newThe Most Underrated Skill in Landscape Photography: Scouting

    The Most Underrated Skill in Landscape Photography: Scouting

    Many things are required to be an excellent landscape photographer. Knowledge of your equipment, understanding the attributes of light, and an eye for composition are just a few of these skills. However, there is one skill that is often underrated.…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 5:00pm -
  • newA Beginner's Guide to Capturing Winter Nature Photos

    A Beginner's Guide to Capturing Winter Nature Photos

    A winter frost can give the most amazing nature photos, from dewy spider webs to seemingly diamond-encrusted berries. Find out how to capture those frosty shots with this method that can help you get great shots every time.[ Read More ]
    - 6 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 4:00pm -
  • newAre You Raising Your Photography Rates? You Should Be

    Are You Raising Your Photography Rates? You Should Be

    The broad and often contentious topic of pricing one's photography services can be a mind-melting process for new professional photographers or for those that are less business-savvy — but it needn't be so difficult. This video not only looks at…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 3:00pm -
  • newLightroom Settings All Photographers Should Know About

    Lightroom Settings All Photographers Should Know About

    Lightroom is a deceptively complex program with a wide variety of settings that can impact both your workflow and the quality of your images. This excellent video details some lesser-known settings in the application that you should nonetheless be…
    - 18 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 3:42am -
  • newA Review of the Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens

    A Review of the Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens

    A shift lens is a uniquely useful optic for a variety of applications, particularly for architecture, where the ability to correct perspective and keystone distortion allows you to make buildings look more natural. This excellent video review takes…
    - 19 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 2:48am -
  • newHow to Pose People Who Aren't Models

    How to Pose People Who Aren't Models

    Working with models can make your job a bit easier, but for those of us who shoot portraits of people who are not models, having a firm grasp of posing is crucial. This excellent video will teach you how to pose normal people and still get professi…
    - 20 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 1:43am -

PhotoFocus

  • newHow chiaroscuro solves the dynamic range misconception
    Dynamic range is of the biggest buzzwords we usually encounter whenever the latest and greatest camera comes up. A lot of reviews emphasize — or even swoon at — dynamic range in their roll call of features. Advances in technology have indeed best…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 8:00pm -
  • newOn Photography: August Sander, 1876-1964
    “I never made a person look bad. They do that themselves.” -August Sander Starting in photography August Sander did not have an artistic background. As a matter of fact, he discovered photography by accident while helping a gold mining company’…
    - 8 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 2:00pm -
  • Weekly Wrap-Up: November 22-28, 2020
    This week, Sara Kempner kicked things off, showing us different ways how to turn images into greeting cards. Then, Lauri Novak gave us some great gift ideas, perfect for any photographer this holiday season. Nate Torres explained the difference betwe…
    - 1 day ago 28 Nov 20, 8:00pm -
  • COVID-19 diary: Photographing the pandemic at the front lines
    “I’ve had some scary shoots before … but this was different, and I remember walking in for the first time feeling rather scared,” shared UK-based photographer Slater King on documenting the COVID-19 pandemic straight from the hospital. “I w…
    - 1 day ago 28 Nov 20, 2:00pm -
  • 10 inspirational quotes about photography
    During these tumultuous times, those of us interested in photography can use inspirational quotes. Although about photography, they can inform our lives in positive ways. You’ll be able to see why as someone who does night photography and long expo…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 20, 8:00pm -

DPReview

  • newVideo: The 'surprising' origin story of Kodak Aerochrome film
    Todd Dominey has published a video on his Youtube channel that dives into the interesting history of a film stock ‘with an origin story unlike any other,’ Kodak Aerochrome.The 11-minute video, which is part one of a two-part series, walks throu…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 7:09pm -
  • newGear of the Year: Barney's choice (part 2) - Reflex-Nikkor 1000mm F11
    Dan BracagliaIn Part 1 of my Gear of the Year for 2020 I mentioned that the Fujifilm X100V has been in my hands almost all of this year. This article is about a very different piece of photographic equipment in my collection, which has also…
    - 8 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 2:00pm -
  • DPReview TV: Best enthusiast full frame mirrorless camera
    Planning to treat yourself to a new full-frame camera this holiday season? We compare the Canon EOS R6, Nikon Z6 II, Panasonic S5 and Sony a7 III.Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.IntroductionThe came…
    - 2 days ago 28 Nov 20, 8:00am -
  • Photokina is cancelled indefinitely
    Photokina has announced it will be indefinitely suspending its Cologne-based event due to ‘decreases in the imaging market’ that have ‘force[d] a hard cut.’In a press release promoted on the Photokina homepage, Gerald Böse, President…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 20, 2:38pm -
  • Treat yourself 2020: The ultimate photographers' gift guide
    A gift guide just for youIt's been a doozy of a year but thankfully, it wasn't all sour grapes. While many aspects of society ground to a halt, manufacturers still had cool and exciting products in their pipelines that they managed to bring t…
    - 2 days ago 27 Nov 20, 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.…
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  • 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…
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  • 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

  • newThe Best Weather Sealed Wide Angle Lenses Under $1,000
    There are tons of wide angle lenses out there. More importantly, there are a lot of great ones. But not many are under $1,000. And even less of those are weather sealed. These days, that's the goal for lots of photographers. And luckily, we've review…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 5:00pm -
  • newIs This Extra? PhotoWhoa 5100+ Lightroom Photo Presets Bundle Review
    Lightroom presets are good for more than just faster photo edits. Presets can serve as creative fodder when you’re stuck. They can introduce new effects you never thought to try. Presets can keep the style consistent across an album or photo story.…
    - 11 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 11:00am -
  • newLove Shooting in the Rain and Snow? These 35mm Primes Are for You
    If you can only carry one prime lens in your bag, we can list dozens of reasons why it should be a 35mm prime. 35mm primes are perhaps the most versatile prime lenses out there. 35mm primes are perfect for street photography, documentary photography,…
    - 17 hours ago 29 Nov 20, 5:00am -
  • newWe’ve Tested the Best 85mm Lenses for Every Camera System
    For some folks, shooting portraits is the toughest thing. Getting over our own mental barriers is a great place to start. Understanding that everyone is human also helps. Best of all, good communication and teamwork make the dream work. And to add a…
    - 23 hours ago 28 Nov 20, 11:00pm -

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