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  • newThe White House Banned Cameras… So CNN Sent a Sketch Artist

    The White House Banned Cameras… So CNN Sent a Sketch Artist

    After the Trump administration decided to again ban camera from a press conference, CNN decided to get creative: the network decided to send a sketch artist instead. CNN writes that their usual Supreme Court sketch artist, Bill Hennessy, was sent ove…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 6:05pm -
  • newThis Ad Has Photographers Shaking Their Heads

    This Ad Has Photographers Shaking Their Heads

    There’s a new “photographers wanted” ad that’s making the rounds online and causing quite a reaction from photographers. This one was apparently posted by a couple looking for wedding photographers for their upcoming wedding. The ad was found…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 5:44pm -
  • newNASA’s Curiosity Rover Photographed from Space by Orbiter

    NASA’s Curiosity Rover Photographed from Space by Orbiter

    Trundling along the rocky terrain of lower Mount Sharp, the lonely Curiosity rover was recently photographed from space by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars. The 9.8-foot-long (3m) rover appears…
    - 18 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 4:55pm -
  • newCanon Rebel SL2 Photos and Specs Leaked

    Canon Rebel SL2 Photos and Specs Leaked

    Just days after the Canon 6D Mark II was leaked to the world early, the Canon Rebel SL2 has now been outed as well. Nokishita Camera just published a set of photos and specs showing the camera that succeeds the original Canon SL1, the world’s small…
    - 18 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 4:46pm -
  • newPhotographer Sues Trump Org for Copyright Infringement

    Photographer Sues Trump Org for Copyright Infringement

    A New Orleans-based photojournalist has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against The Trump Organization, accusing President Trump’s company of using her photo without permission. The Daily Mail reports that the Trump Organization used a pho…
    - 18 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 4:10pm -
  • newMacro Safari: Turn Your Backyard Into a Photo Adventure

    Macro Safari: Turn Your Backyard Into a Photo Adventure

    Yesterday was a rainy, hazy day at home. I didn’t feel much like going anywhere but I needed to find something to do that didn’t involve sitting or work. I decided to break out one of my macro lenses and a flash with soft box diffuser to go macro…
    - 19 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 3:44pm -
  • newHow to Isolate a Moving Subject: Panning for Beginners
    Panning with a moving subject is a great way to show motion whilst also separating your subject from the background. Learn how to achieve this effect in this 11-minute beginner’s guide from photographer Josh Katz. In order to freeze your subject w…
    - 19 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 3:17pm -
  • newThese Are the Best Dog Photos of 2017

    These Are the Best Dog Photos of 2017

    These pawsome photos from Dog Photographer of the Year 2017 will have you paws-itively going mutts. Oh my pugness, they’re just so cute! Ok, that’s the puns out of the way. The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its annual Dog Photograph…
    - 20 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 2:55pm -
  • How to Customize the ‘Before’ View in Lightroom

    How to Customize the ‘Before’ View in Lightroom

    In Lightroom, the backslash key can be used in the Develop module to toggle the Before/After view. But you can actually do more: here’s a 50-second video that shows you how to customize which “Before” view is shown. Usually, the backslash (\) k…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 6:51pm -
  • How to Create a DIY Car Camera Rig on the Cheap

    How to Create a DIY Car Camera Rig on the Cheap

    Action shots of cars in movement are often taken with a ‘car rig’ – basically a long pole that is attached to the car, with a camera mounted on the end. A professional car rig can cost in the thousands, but this 13 minute video from Practical…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 6:42pm -

Fstoppers

  • newHow to Use J-Cuts to Enhance Your Video Transitions

    How to Use J-Cuts to Enhance Your Video Transitions

    J-Cuts can be described as having the sound enter the scene before the scene appears visually, or it can be used to play out a scene where the audio is used after the shot has ended. They're used in TV and movies, and they're a professional element…
    - 14 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 8:03pm -
  • newDJI Spark Attacked in the Sky

    DJI Spark Attacked in the Sky

    We have heard stories of drones being shot down from the sky before, but have you heard of them being attacked midflight? That’s exactly what happened when Colin Smith from P hotoshop Cafe decided to fly a new DJI Spark for a review.[ Read More ]
    - 15 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 7:03pm -
  • newWhy We Keep Watching the Worst Movies Ever Made

    Why We Keep Watching the Worst Movies Ever Made

    We've all done it. We've rewatched movies that we knew were bad. I watched the 1995 classic "Waterworld" with Kevin Costner two weeks ago. Maybe we do it to reflect on our past or to get in touch with ourselves again to some degree. This video analy…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • newFive Tips for Building Your Photography or Videography Brand

    Five Tips for Building Your Photography or Videography Brand

    Creating a good brand is a tricky and subtle thing, and most of us don't have the benefit of a marketing team at our beck and call. Luckily, there's this helpful video to get you on the right path to having a stronger and more recognizable brand.[…
    - 18 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 4:03pm -
  • newMy Several Year Path to Creating This Composite

    My Several Year Path to Creating This Composite

    This is a how I did it story. Along with some “why.” Unlike most all folks my age, I am very fond of the WW2 history and even more so WW2 aircraft. My favorite plane of all time is the B-25 mid-range bomber. This concept has been in my mind for…
    - 21 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 1:03pm -
  • A Beginner's Guide to Prime Lenses

    A Beginner's Guide to Prime Lenses

    When you're just starting out in photography, one of the first things you'll probably wonder about is the difference between prime and zoom lenses. Check out this helpful video that details the characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages of both…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 9:33pm -
  • The Artist Series Season 2 Coming Up

    The Artist Series Season 2 Coming Up

    The trailer has me excited. Passionate artists opening up and taking the time to share their work with us. Five photographers, Keith Carter, Graciela Iturbide, David Brookover, Lourdes Grobet, and Pedro Meyer are interviewed, and the amazing part ab…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 8:05pm -
  • 'Glow' - A Music Video Shot in Front of a Glow-In-The-Dark Backdrop

    'Glow' - A Music Video Shot in Front of a Glow-In-The-Dark Backdrop

    "Glow" is a creative new music video from Toronto-based cinematographer Jonah Haber. Using a glow-in-the-dark background similar to what is often called a shadow wall, Haber captures the dancer's movements as a series of shadows frozen in time. [ R…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 7:03pm -
  • See From Start to Finish How This Haunting Composite Was Made

    See From Start to Finish How This Haunting Composite Was Made

    One of the things I really love about Photoshop is the fact that there is invariably more than one way to achieve a particular effect in the editing software. For this reason, it's hard to get tired of seeing other people's workflows as you'll alway…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • Define, Master, and Succeed in Your Photography Business

    Define, Master, and Succeed in Your Photography Business

    Chase Jarvis has been getting real with a lot of topics on his show The Daily Creative. He's been answering questions from callers all over the world and doing it in an honest, straightforward way. If you haven't been following this, I recommend you…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 5:03pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newDSLR Video Weekly: Using Picture Styles or Controls
    This is article #15 in the DSLR Video Weekly series.  If you’d like the whole thing in one shot, check out the book Creating DSLR Video: From Snapshots to Great Shots. Using Picture Styles or Controls Many DSLR cameras offer controls that influe…
    - 19 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Photographer of the Day: Patrick Lawless
    Category: Street Photography Photograph: “Enjoying the Fresh Hair” by Patrick Lawless While Patrick was walking back to Victoria Station in London, he stumbled upon a kindly hairdresser giving a free haircut to one of the homeless who can be f…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jun 17, 11:00pm -
  • Review: Legion 65 Messenger Bag by Ruggard
    Why this Bag?  I’m the kind of guy that likes to tailor my bag to my current shoot.  I was looking for something a little larger than my go-to shoulder bag for tight quarters but a little smaller than my hiking back pack which is often cumbersome…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Photographer of the Day: Matt Cuda
    Category: Wildlife Photographer: Matt Cuda “Ruby-Throated Hummingbird” A sure sign of summer, and a true delight, is seeing the first hummingbird appear here in New Hampshire each year. Much easier to watch than to photograph as they flit around…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 11:00pm -
  • Tutorial: Using a Remote to Keep the Crying at Bay
    While it’s obvious to think of using a remote trigger when photographing long exposures, that’s not the only time they come in handy. Every once in a while, I’m asked to photograph family sessions for neighbors and friends. After dealing with c…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 17, 6:00pm -

DPReview

  • newPeak Design Everyday Backpack Review
    Peak Design Everyday Backpack 20L/30L$260-290/£204-227 | www.peakdesign.com | Buy NowI can’t imagine that there has ever been a time when photographers had more camera bag options than we do today. There are more manufacturers, styles and price…
    - 29 mins ago 25 Jun 17, 10:01am -
  • Video: Sony a9 falls short with Canon 300mm and 400mm lenses attached
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    - 1 day ago 24 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Lucid VR begins sales of its LucidCam 3D VR camera
    Lucid VR has announced the general availability of the LucidCam, its 3D VR camera.The LucidCam captures a 180º field of view, less than the spherical 360º field of view found on many consumer VR cameras, however it does so with binocular vision,…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 8:34pm -
  • Flexy Paw treat holder phone clip tantalizes pets for better photos
    Taking a photo of a dog or cat can be difficult, but here to help is Flexy Paw, a smartphone attachment that dangles a treat above the device's camera. The treat serves as a lure to catch the animal's attention, giving photographers a chance to snap…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 6:01pm -
  • EyeEm Selects helps you find the best images in your camera roll for posting
    EyeEm has rolled out an update to its mobile app for Android that brings the new EyeEm Selects feature. EyeEm Selects helps you find the best photos on your phone's storage by scanning your camera roll and then using computer vision to suggest phot…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 2:23pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Portugal forest fire
    The huge forest fire that erupted on June 17 in central Portugal killed at least 64 people and injured hundreds more, with many trapped in their cars by the flames. It is the deadliest natural disaster to hit the country in decades. The cause of the…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 17, 4:42am -
  • Sail Boston 2017
    A majestic procession of 54 tall ships will grace Boston Harbor Saturday with a Grand Parade of Sail that puts history in motion. The ship’s arrival will mark a six-day celebration of maritime glory as more than a million visitors are expected to s…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jun 17, 1:06pm -
  • The Graduates, 2017
    A look at the season of pomp and circumstance.Gabriela Kula is shocked when her name is announced for the Dean’s Award during Emerson College 137th undergraduate commencement in Agganis Arena at Boston University. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
    - 15 days ago 10 Jun 17, 12:35am -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, May 2017
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including college graduations, Boston Calling, a family of foxes, Memorial Day, and the end of the Celtics’ playoff run.Cub Scout Miles Gittens, 8, saluted during…
    - 23 days ago 2 Jun 17, 10:15pm -
  • Frolicking foxes
    About two weeks ago, my wife and I drove past a bunch of foxes walking around the cemetery next to the Pembroke (Mass.) Friends Meetinghouse. I pass it almost every day and have never seen them before. I knew we had gone by a great photo opportunity.…
    - 25 days ago 31 May 17, 6:51pm -

The PhoBlographer

  • newJuan Torres: Photos From the La Tomatina Tomato Throwing Festival in Columbia
    La Tomatina is a festival which pays tribute to agriculture is the Great Colombian Tomato Fight. It is held in the middle of the year in Sutamarcha, Inspired by similar event held Buñol (Spain) during the festival thousands of revelers engage…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • The Fujifilm X Series Lens Guide Has Received Yet Another Update! Go Check it Out!
    New to this update is the Fujifilm 50mm f2 R WR, which we reviewed earlier this week. It's a stellar piece of kit that is great for street photographers, street portrait shooters, and those who generally need and want something on the longer si…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • The Tamron 18-400mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD Is a Pretty Extreme Superzoom Lens
    In theory, the Tamron 18-400mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD could be pretty difficult to wrap your head around, but rest assured--it exists. Tamron just announced the new lens and it is quite the option for APS-C sensor DSLR owners. Even crazier: it's…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 12:47pm -
  • What Photographers Should Prepare For With Instagram
    Instagram is evolving as a platform; it's surely come a far way from just being a place where you slap on a vintage looking filter. Instead, Instagram has evolved to become more of a marketing platform involved with advertising and keeping some…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • The Best External Hard Drives For Photographers (2017)
    It doesn't matter if you process your images on a desktop or a laptop, eventually you will run out of space on the internal storage that you have available and you will need to either transfer image files off your primary storage onto an extern…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 17, 4:00am -

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