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  • newMan Loses HR Day Job, Becomes WaPo and NY Times Photographer

    Man Loses HR Day Job, Becomes WaPo and NY Times Photographer

    At the beginning of 2020, Cornell Watson’s full-time job was in human resources. At the end of the year, he was shooting for the New York Times and Washington Post and creating fine-art projects for which he has received a $20,000 grant award. “T…
    - 12 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 7:43pm -
  • newFujifilm Pokes Fun at ‘Leaked’ Cameras in Clever Commercial

    Fujifilm Pokes Fun at ‘Leaked’ Cameras in Clever Commercial

    As part of its launch for the GFX100S medium format camera, Fujifilm has published a commercial that pokes fun at the idea of “leaked” tech products. While it stops short of referencing rumor sites, it does play with an idea that has actually hap…
    - 12 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 7:18pm -
  • newFixed Prime Lens Photography — Zoom by Cropping

    Fixed Prime Lens Photography — Zoom by Cropping

    I haven’t lusted for a fixed prime camera because it’s so easy for me to mount a short prime lens on my ILC. But I am intrigued by the idea of walking around with a short prime on my camera, even though it is limiting compared to walking around w…
    - 13 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • newMemento Mori: My Late Father and His Love for Photography

    Memento Mori: My Late Father and His Love for Photography

    My father Ohno Tsuneya (Oct 9, 1937 – Dec 23, 2017) was born into a peaceful small town in the hilly countryside of Saitama prefecture, a few hours by train from Tokyo. His hometown, Chichibu, nestled among small mountains provided an ideal playgro…
    - 14 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 5:32pm -
  • newCanon to Release $38,400 ‘Mixed Reality’ Headset

    Canon to Release $38,400 ‘Mixed Reality’ Headset

    Canon is set to release the MREAL S1 headset in late February for 4 million yen (~$38,400) that can synthesize and display CG images and place them into the wearer’s real-life location to create a mixed/augmented reality experience. The MREAL S1 is…
    - 15 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 5:11pm -
  • newTwitter’s Birdwatch Will Let the Public Fact-Check Fake Photos

    Twitter’s Birdwatch Will Let the Public Fact-Check Fake Photos

    Twitter has launched a new program called Birdwatch that puts the power to fight misinformation in the hands of the public. The goal is to have crowdsourced fact-checking that can help identify fake or misleading Tweet content, including photos. “P…
    - 15 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 4:43pm -
  • newRegarding Photographs: On the Ethics of Photography I

    Regarding Photographs: On the Ethics of Photography I

    In the ongoing spirit of applying my new(?) model of thinking about photographs to old questions, let’s take a pass through “ethics” to see if anything interesting shows up. I am no philosopher, nor an ethicist, so I use “ethics” here broad…
    - 16 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 4:10pm -
  • newFujifilm Unveils the Medium Format GFX100S: 102MP, 5-Axis IBIS, $6,000

    Fujifilm Unveils the Medium Format GFX100S: 102MP, 5-Axis IBIS, $6,000

    Fujifilm has announced the GFX100S, a camera that takes the “groundbreaking ideas” of the GFX100 and rethinks them with a focus on portability. The result is a compact, high-performance medium format camera that is similar in size to full-frame e…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • newFujifilm Reveals the X-E4: The Smallest-Ever X-Series Camera

    Fujifilm Reveals the X-E4: The Smallest-Ever X-Series Camera

    Fujifilm has announced the X-E4, a mirrorless 26.1-megapixel compact camera that the company is referring to as a “rangefinder-style” design. The new camera is highlighted by fast autofocus and the promise of high image quality despite the small…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • newFujifilm Announces the GF 80mm f/1.7: The Fastest Medium Format AF Lens

    Fujifilm Announces the GF 80mm f/1.7: The Fastest Medium Format AF Lens

    Fujifilm has announced the GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR lens, which the company is claiming is the world’s first AF-capable f/1.7 interchangeable lens for medium format cameras. It is the fastest lens in the Fujifilm GFX lens lineup and the fastest autofocus…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 2:00pm -

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PhotoFocus

  • newExploring the realm of fears and dreams in photomontage (NSFW)

    Exploring the realm of fears and dreams in photomontage (NSFW)

    Personal experiences and emotions have long been potent sources of inspiration and ideas for creative minds. For Spain-based fine art photographer Frank Diamond, photomontage (or composite photography) is an effective way to do this, and allows allow…
    - 9 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 11:00pm -
  • newPortrait Tips: Be ready to be nimble

    Portrait Tips: Be ready to be nimble

    The last time Randy had a headshot done was about 11 years ago, and he’s been using the same picture ever since. Well, now he’s up for an award recognizing his contributions over a more-than-40-year career and he figures he needs an updated pictu…
    - 11 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 9:00pm -
  • newPhotography terms that every beginner should be familiar with
    If you’ve just started to get serious with photography, chances are, you’ve already encountered some terminologies that are still alien to you. But, fret not, as we’ve found a quick video that will get you up to speed with these terms, which ev…
    - 13 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • newIf you want to be a serious photographer, act like one

    If you want to be a serious photographer, act like one

    Good, I was hoping the title would grab your attention! If you’re already a serious photographer, great. You will relate to what is being said. If you want to be a serious photographer or you’re curious, my hope is that you find these tips useful…
    - 15 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 5:00pm -
  • newFUJIFILM announces new GFX100S, X-E4 cameras and three new lenses

    FUJIFILM announces new GFX100S, X-E4 cameras and three new lenses

    This morning, FUJIFILM announced five new products, including the GFX100S medium format mirrorless camera and the X-E4 mirrorless rangefinder-style camera. In addition, the company announced three lenses; the GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR, XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR a…
    - 16 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 3:28pm -

DPReview

  • newDPReview TV: Chris and Jordan react to the Sony a1
    Chris and Jordan share their first reactions to the new Sony Alpha 1. What features and technology excite them most, and who is it really made for?Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.IntroductionThe a1…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Jan 21, 1:13am -
  • newViewing auroras from space: The ISS had a great view of a recent geomagnetic storm
    Undoubtedly, the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has spectacular views. The ISS and its Cupola observatory module is an awesome vantage for viewing cities at night and even witnessing potentially tragic natural events such as…
    - 10 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 10:00pm -
  • newAirmap faces backlash after suggesting airspace should be monetized
    Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solution Airmap recently created an uproar in the drone community after posting a series of tweets suggesting that taxation, along with launch and landing fees, should be applied to flights. The California-bas…
    - 13 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 7:00pm -
  • newFujifilm XF 27mm F2.8 pre-production sample gallery
    One of Fujifilm's latest lens revamps is this, the XF 27mm F2.8 R WR. While the optical formula is the same as the previous model, this new one comes with a physical aperture ring and weather-sealing without noticeably increasing its size. It's also…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • newFujifilm GF 80mm F1.7 R WR pre-production sample gallery
    Fujifilm's new GF 80mm F1.7 R WR is a fast, standard prime for GFX medium format shooters, offering a 63mm (35mm equiv.) field-of-view, in a reasonably compact, light-weight and weather-sealed package.View our Fujifilm GF 80mm F1.7 R WR pre-product…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 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

  • newIs It Good For Photographers? Lenovo Yoga 9i 15-inch Review
    When it was announced, I wondered how the Lenovo Yoga 9i would do for photographers. Like many of you, I still own a 2015 13-inch MacBook Pro. That, for us, was the best laptop you could get your hands on for photography. But we're now six years late…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Jan 21, 5:00am -
  • new5 Luxurious Camera Bags That Help Keep Things Classy
    There are lots of camera bags on the market that offer various levels of fit and finish. We published a round up of quality, affordable camera bags not too long ago. Today, though, we're going to focus on luxurious camera bags that will not only look…
    - 15 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 5:00pm -
  • newYou Need to Hold This! Fujifilm GFX 100S First Impressions
    Cameras these days are boring. Well, most of them are at least. Everyone is making a good camera. But few are exceptional. In the little time I've used it, the Fujifilm GFX 100S seems exceptional. In fact, it's the first camera I've held in a long ti…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 2:07pm -
  • newMeet The New Compact Camera Combo from Fujifilm!
    The new carry-combo for photographers may be what Fujifilm is announcing today. The company put forth their new Fujifilm XE4 and their 27mm f2.8 R WR. The latter is a refresh on the much-adored pancake lens from the company. And the XE4 is a refresh…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 2:05pm -
  • newIt’s Great: Fujifilm 70-300mm f4-5.6 R LM OIS WR First impressions
    The Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f3.5-4.8 is a great lens. Still, when I was invested in the system, that lens always left me wanting just a little bit more. A little more reach. More sharpness. A little more, well, everything. I think many photographers fel…
    - 18 hours ago 27 Jan 21, 2:02pm -

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