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  • Drunk Droning is Now Illegal in Japan

    Drunk Droning is Now Illegal in Japan

    If you’re planning to do any drone photography in Japan, make sure you stay away from alcohol. The country has just outlawed drunk droning, making it an offense that’s punishable by up to a year in prison. Japan’s parliament passed the law on T…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 6:40pm -
  • This AI Can Tell When Faces in Photos Were Photoshopped

    This AI Can Tell When Faces in Photos Were Photoshopped

    Fake photos are a rampant issue in our digital age, but researchers are working hard to restore a greater degree of trust to photography. One team has created a new AI that can detect when faces in photos were manipulated using Photoshop. The researc…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 5:54pm -
  • NASA Finds ‘Star Trek’ Starfleet Logo on Mars

    NASA Finds ‘Star Trek’ Starfleet Logo on Mars

    NASA has announced an unusual new discovery: the iconic Star Trek Starfleet logo has been found on the surface of Mars. The insignia was captured by the agency’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter that’s orbiting the red planet, and the MRO HiRISE (High…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 4:58pm -
  • I Photograph Birds in My Backyard by Setting Up Stages

    I Photograph Birds in My Backyard by Setting Up Stages

    Last year I joined my local photography club. The club holds regular competitions and I was amazed by the quality of the bird and wildlife photographs. I’ve never been much of a natural history photographer. So it’s not surprising that my own pho…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 4:37pm -
  • Texas Can Steal Your Photos Without Paying for ‘Takings’: Court

    Texas Can Steal Your Photos Without Paying for ‘Takings’: Court

    Photographers were just dealt a big legal blow this week after a Texas state appeals court ruled that the state can infringe upon copyright without risking punishment under the state’s or federal government’s “takings” clause. The copyright i…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jun 19, 6:32pm -
  • How to Photograph in a Crowd

    How to Photograph in a Crowd

    Whether it’s a wedding, a festival, or a protest, crowds present photographers with some unique challenges. I’ve spent some time working on figuring out the best ways to handle crowded environments in order to produce images that are consistent w…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jun 19, 5:40pm -
  • When You Ask a Photographer Friend to Babysit Your Cat…

    When You Ask a Photographer Friend to Babysit Your Cat…

    Photographer and actor Josell Mariano recently had a friend ask him to babysit her beloved cat, Jade. He decided to use his time with the blue tabby cat to do a photoshoot. “If I babysit the cat for more than 3 days, the photos just happen,” Mari…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jun 19, 5:09pm -
  • Nikon to Unveil a Mid-Level Mirrorless That May Be Sub-$1,000: Report

    Nikon to Unveil a Mid-Level Mirrorless That May Be Sub-$1,000: Report

    The Nikon Z series of mirrorless cameras current consists of the $1,800 Nikon Z6 and the $3,400 Nikon Z7, but get ready for a third camera. Nikon will reportedly be announcing a “mid-level” Z mirrorless camera that may cost as little as $900. Nik…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jun 19, 4:37pm -
  • Huawei Users Angry After Ads Quietly Show Up as Lockscreen Photos

    Huawei Users Angry After Ads Quietly Show Up as Lockscreen Photos

    Huawei has gotten quite a bit of bad press in recent days, and its latest PR nightmare is a strange one. Users around the world started complaining after advertisements began quietly showing up on their lockscreens as default photos. While other smar…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jun 19, 4:16pm -
  • The Winning Photos of the 2019 Nat Geo Travel Photo Contest

    The Winning Photos of the 2019 Nat Geo Travel Photo Contest

    National Geographic has announced the winners of its 2019 Travel Photo Contest. Photographer Weimin Chu won the $7,500 grand prize for his Cities photo “Greenlandic Winter,” which shows the fishing village of Upernavik in Greenland. “Upernavik…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jun 19, 3:43pm -

Fstoppers

  • newThree Ways to Ignite Your Creative Spark and Boost Your Productivity

    Three Ways to Ignite Your Creative Spark and Boost Your Productivity

    Hearing photographers talking about creative burnout or feeling in a creative slump is not rare anymore. It seems like everyone is dealing with it on a regular basis. What if I told you there are easy techniques to get more productive and creative…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 9:00pm -
  • newNegative Lab Pro 2.0: C41 Scanning Heaven!

    Negative Lab Pro 2.0: C41 Scanning Heaven!

    Scanning film has always been a bit of a pain. However, with time comes progress, and Nate over at Negative Lab Pro has been doing some awesome work, making scanning C-41 film using a DSLR or mirrorless easier than ever. However, using Negative Lab…
    - 7 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 8:04pm -
  • newFrank Hurley With Ernest Shackleton: Photographing Antarctic Adventure

    Frank Hurley With Ernest Shackleton: Photographing Antarctic Adventure

    "Men Wanted For Hazardous Journey: Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful, honour and recognition in case of success." Do you think you’d answer this ad if it popped up on Indeed or Monst…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 7:04pm -
  • newThree Things I Appreciate About Fujifilm X Series Cameras

    Three Things I Appreciate About Fujifilm X Series Cameras

    Fujifilm, in their eight years producing X Series cameras, have developed a reputation for producing digital cameras with a tactile feel and a few features that no other manufacturers are offering. While they still remain the underdog in terms of m…
    - 9 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 6:04pm -
  • newThings to Consider Before Involving Friends in Your Business

    Things to Consider Before Involving Friends in Your Business

    Hiring your friends or involving them in your business can be a mutually beneficial arrangement, but equally, there are a few things you should consider before you start mixing friendships and business.[ Read More ]
    - 10 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 5:04pm -
  • newWhat Should We Expect From the Nikon D760?

    What Should We Expect From the Nikon D760?

    The D750 is Nikon’s solid, reliable, entry-level full-frame DSLR, but at almost five years old, it’s due for an update. The D760 is slated for release early next year, but what specifications should we expect when Nikon's Z series of mirrorless…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 4:04pm -
  • newAre We About to See a Budget Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera From Nikon?

    Are We About to See a Budget Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera From Nikon?

    With Nikon expected to make a series of bold announcements in the next 12 months, one of the most exciting might be the prospect of an affordable, entry-level, full-frame mirrorless camera for under a thousand dollars.[ Read More ]
    - 12 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 3:04pm -
  • newA Beginner's Guide to Camera Settings

    A Beginner's Guide to Camera Settings

    When you are new to photography, your camera's exposure settings can seem like a confusing maze of abstract parameters, but getting to know them is crucial to taking control of your images and improving your work. This helpful video will get you ac…
    - 13 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 2:04pm -
  • If You Could Only Shoot With One Lens, What Would It Be?

    If You Could Only Shoot With One Lens, What Would It Be?

    Photographers love gear. After all, playing with advanced cameras and lenses can be a lot of fun. But if you could only shoot with one lens, what would it be?[ Read More ]
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 10:00pm -
  • Tilt-Shift Lenses vs Lightroom/Photoshop: In Camera or Fix It in Post?

    Tilt-Shift Lenses vs Lightroom/Photoshop: In Camera or Fix It in Post?

    As an architectural photographer, the main types of lenses I use are tilt-shift lenses. These prime lenses are unique in how they operate because they allow you to move the internal elements parallel to the sensor. This can be extremely useful for…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 9:00pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newPhotographer of the Week: June 10-14, 2019
    Every weekday, Photofocus curators share a great photograph taken by one of our readers. Every month we highlight photographs in the genres of architecture, portrait, outdoor, street and a flex category that changes each month. In June, we started ex…
    - 7 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • newSunday Comics: Nightmare!
    This photo night-terror thanks to the Shoppe Designs.
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 4:00pm -
  • newOn Photography: Philippe Halsman Jumpology
    “When you ask a person to jump, his attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping and the mask falls so that the real person appears.” -Philippe Halsman Sometimes, a photographer shares his personal work that was never originally intende…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • newFinding creativity
    (Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Frank Doorhof, who introduces himself.) “I think this is one of the most heard problems in my workshops, ‘How do I find creativity?'” -Frank Doorhof But before we get into this, let me introduce mysel…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 10:00am -
  • The Weekly Wrap-Up: June 9-15, 2019
    It’s been a great week here on Photofocus. Here’s a review of some of our posts. A camera/printer combo fun package from Canon is reviewed by Mike Hagen, Vanelli has two articles in the WW-U — cloud storage vs. backup and using “Quick Edit”…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 8:00pm -

DPReview

  • newEdelkrone now offers a 3D-printed DIY solution for its FlexTILT tripod head
    Meet FlexTILT Head 3D, a version of Edelkrone's popular tripod head that can be 3D-printed and pieced together as a DIY project for a fraction of the cost of Edelkrone's FlexTILT Head 2.As we noted in our review, the Edelkrone FlexTILT Head 2…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 8:53pm -
  • newNikon D3500 vs. Canon T7: Which is better?
    Nikon D3500 vs. Canon T7: Which one should you buy?You don't need to know much about photography to know that Canon and Nikon are two of the major brands in the business of selling photographic equipment. And there's a good reason why those n…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Texas court says state institutions can use copyrighted material for free
    A Texas appeals court has ruled that the University of Houston does not have to pay the photographer of a picture it has been using in online and print promotional materials. Houston photographer Jim Olive says the university removed copyright…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jun 19, 8:30pm -
  • DPReview TV: Photo lingo 101 - a guide to common photographic terms
    It's back to basics in this week's episode as Chris and Jordan break down some common photographic terms that might not be familiar to newer photographers. Learn all about IBIS, BSI and CIPA, as well as a, shall we say, 'creative' origin story for t…
    - 2 days ago 15 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • It is now illegal to drink and drone in Japan
    Japan's parliament passed a law this week outlawing the operation of a drone while under the influence of alcohol. If authorities catch anyone flying an unmanned aerial vehicle while intoxicated, offenders will face up to a year in prison and…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jun 19, 9:14pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Globe staff photos of the month, May 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a rededication of the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial, shutdown of the Pilgrim nuclear plant, the closing of the last synagogue in Revere, graduation season in f…
    - 13 days ago 3 Jun 19, 5:43pm -
  • Some of the best sports photos in Boston history
    The image of Bobby Orr flying through the air after scoring the game-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals at Boston Garden is indelibly imprinted into the minds of Boston sports fans. It has taken on renewed significance as the Bruins will fac…
    - 23 days ago 24 May 19, 7:02pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, April 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: 2019 Boston Marathon, two 500-foot concrete cooling towers at the former Brayton Point Power Station imploded, Palm Sunday Mass, commencement at Wentworth Institute o…
    - 45 days ago 2 May 19, 6:39pm -
  • Spring blossoms
    In celebration of Earth Day, a look at photographs depicting the beautiful transformation of spring landscapes all over the globe.Callie Zhang, 7, walks among the blossoming cherry trees during a family visit to Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on Apr…
    - 55 days ago 22 Apr 19, 5:54pm -
  • 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)
    - 62 days ago 15 Apr 19, 7:12pm -

The PhoBlographer

  • newStian Klo Captures the Majestic Wildlife of the Kenyan Landscape
    We've been following the trips of Norweigian adventure photographer Stian Klo, who has been to some really picturesque locations, like the Finnish Lapland and Northern Italy. This time, we revisit his 2017 trip to Africa, a dream destination for intr…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 10:00pm -
  • newErik Witsoe Uses Rollei Superpan 200 to Shoot Street Photography
    Looking for a new film to try? If you shoot more street and black and white, like punchy contrast on your snaps, and shoot a lot during bright daytime, you might want to be on the lookout for some Rollei Superpan 200. It's a pretty rare black and whi…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 4:00pm -
  • newKevin Lynch Portrays the Humanity Behind Fierce UFC Fighters
    Brutal. Violent. Archaic. These were just a few of the adjectives used to describe the world of mixed martial arts (MMA.) At the time of its inception, the bloody battles of the UFC were widely frowned upon. Many wanted it banned. However, 26 years l…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 10:00am -
  • newSmart Photo Manager ibi Lets You Share Photos by Invitation Only
    If you've ever been needed to share photos of your private events, trips, and slices of life only to your private network and favorite people, we may have found a great solution for you. And no, it's not another social media platform -- which is good…
    - 23 hours ago 16 Jun 19, 4:00am -
  • Sofia Macarena Prado’s Travel Photos Attempt to Retrace Old Persia
    If Iran isn't on your travel bucket list yet, we've found a travel series that should inspire you to do so. Not only is it home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world, but also a rich cultural legacy. A testament to this is the beautiful Ira…
    - 2 days ago 15 Jun 19, 10:00am -

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