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  • newGreat Sunday Reads in Photography

    Great Sunday Reads in Photography

    Spend your Sunday with some great reading. Here’s our roundup of interesting articles and content from around the Web for photographers. Enjoy! Note: Some of these links have already been featured as links out on our homepage throughout the week. W…
    - 21 hours ago 29 Mar 20, 3:04pm -
  • My Friend Sent Me on a Photo Quest During Social Distancing

    My Friend Sent Me on a Photo Quest During Social Distancing

    My friend Jon Gilchrist and I were talking about cabin fever and ways to stay active while also socially distancing during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He had the idea to come up with a route on Google Earth and Street View for me to bike and ta…
    - 2 days ago 28 Mar 20, 6:44pm -
  • Prankster Posing as Big Photographer Fools Instagrammers… and ABC News

    Prankster Posing as Big Photographer Fools Instagrammers… and ABC News

    Australian comedian Lewis Spears is known in his home country for fake stories to news outlets. Last year, Spears traveled to Los Angeles and pretended to be a famous photographer at a popular photo spot. He managed to fool not only aspiring Instagra…
    - 2 days ago 28 Mar 20, 6:09pm -
  • Rogue Launches FlashBender v3 with Improved Grip and Shapeability

    Rogue Launches FlashBender v3 with Improved Grip and Shapeability

    Rogue has announced the latest version of its FlashBender shapeable reflectors and softboxes. Version 3 features a number of improvements over the previous iteration, including improved grip and shapeability. The FlashBender line is designed to be a…
    - 2 days ago 28 Mar 20, 5:16pm -
  • Lockdown Inspiration: Photographing Loving Snails

    Lockdown Inspiration: Photographing Loving Snails

    Simple things in life can be so beautiful and love can be found everywhere. This lovely couple I found suddenly while walking next to my house and I invited them to do a photoshoot on my kitchen table. They agreed silently and I portrayed them while…
    - 2 days ago 28 Mar 20, 4:44pm -
  • The Winning Photos of the Military Visual Awards for 2019

    The Winning Photos of the Military Visual Awards for 2019

    The Military Visual Awards has announced its winning photographs for 2019, honoring the best military photos captured worldwide over the past year. This was the first year the competition wasn’t limited to the United States — photographers and vi…
    - 2 days ago 28 Mar 20, 4:19pm -
  • Prioritizing Concept Over Aesthetic in Street and Social Documentary Photography

    Prioritizing Concept Over Aesthetic in Street and Social Documentary Photography

    There seems to be a trend in current photography goals to achieve a “look” to one’s work. I feel this is a short-sighted goal, and that a consistent aesthetic is more the result of careful curation of a large body of work, rather than something…
    - 2 days ago 28 Mar 20, 3:44pm -
  • Quarantined Photographer is Hosting Photo Shoots Over Video Chat

    Quarantined Photographer is Hosting Photo Shoots Over Video Chat

    Condé Nast photographer Alessio Albi obviously can’t do the kind of real-world shooting he’s used to right now, but that hasn’t stopped him from taking pictures. He’s just moved his work over to video chat instead. Albi is based in Italy, wh…
    - 3 days ago 27 Mar 20, 8:01pm -
  • Autonomous ‘Pandemic Drones’ Can Detect Coughing, Fever and More

    Autonomous ‘Pandemic Drones’ Can Detect Coughing, Fever and More

    US drone maker Draganfly—one of DJI’s major competitors in the commercial camera drone space—is working with the Australian Department of Defense and University of South Australia to deploy special “pandemic drones” that can detect coughing…
    - 3 days ago 27 Mar 20, 6:53pm -
  • Cyclorama: How to Build Your Own Professional ‘Infinity Studio’

    Cyclorama: How to Build Your Own Professional ‘Infinity Studio’

    The folks over at Syrp have just released plans for one of the most intense, involved, but potentially rewarding DIY projects you could possibly embark on: building your own professional photo studio with no corners, giving the impression of an infin…
    - 3 days ago 27 Mar 20, 5:48pm -

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PhotoFocus

  • newToday on The Artists’ Notebook: March 30, 2020
    Whether you’re at home with your kids, have had photoshoots canceled or just wondering what’s next, we hope that our latest project will help you fill the creative void. This week on The Artists’ Notebook, we’re discussing color and design th…
    - 49 mins ago 30 Mar 20, 11:30am -
  • newShould you use the Contrast slider or Curves tool in Capture One Pro?
    Recently in a number of my one-on-one training with clients, they asked me about adding contrast to a photograph and the differences between adding it using the Contrast slider and Curves tool in Capture One Pro 20 (CO20). I thought the answers might…
    - 2 hours ago 30 Mar 20, 10:00am -
  • newPhotographer of the Week: March 23-27, 2020
    Every weekday, Photofocus curators share a great photograph taken by one of our readers. To kick off 2020, we got rid of the categories, opening up our Photographer of the Day feature to any type of photograph! If you haven’t submitted yours yet, b…
    - 16 hours ago 29 Mar 20, 8:00pm -
  • newThe Sunday Shutter: March 29, 2020
    In this week’s edition of The Sunday Shutter, National Geographic highlights the Coronavirus outbreak in Iran, a parents’ goodbyes are captured and a one-of-a-kind sea creature gets its story told. My city is on the brink of a disaster. Here’s…
    - 20 hours ago 29 Mar 20, 4:00pm -
  • On Photography: Kenny Rogers, 1938-2020
    “Well, I don’t think everything necessarily that I touch turns to gold, but I think I get great joy out of it regardless of whether it is successful or not.” -Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers, photographer Singer Kenny Rogers, who died last week at th…
    - 1 day ago 29 Mar 20, 10:00am -

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The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Polar plungers: Photos of Ice Swimming in New England
    In waters cold enough to kill, 93 competitors, who had to prove they could handle ultra-cold water to qualify, race in distances ranging from 25 to 200 meters during the Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival, held annually in Newport, Vt. “You can’t…
    - 23 days ago 7 Mar 20, 9:56pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, February 2020
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: the New Hamphire primary, Ash Wednesday, living with progeria, the Beanpot Tournament, and Red Sox spring training.Rylee Mehung, 7, made the best of boredom while wa…
    - 26 days ago 4 Mar 20, 10:22pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, January 2020
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: the run-up to the Iowa Democratic caucus, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Boston’s State of the City address, celebrations of the new year, and the end of…
    - 58 days ago 1 Feb 20, 5:23pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, December 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: holiday seasonal events, the death of Pete Frates, Boston city council results, winter weather, and high school football championships.Isaac Holbert (left) enjoyed t…
    - 88 days ago 2 Jan 20, 7:06pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, November 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: Thanksgiving holiday, the loss of a firefighter, Women Veterans Appreciation Day, and high school sports playoffs.Paul Jehle, president of the Plymouth Rock Foundat…
    - 6 Dec 19, 5:52pm -

The PhoBlographer

  • newPhotography Cheat Sheet: Shutter Speeds for Shooting by the Beach
    Beaches and bodies of water are among the favorite shooting locations of landscape photographers for a good reason: they offer a variety of stunning scenes to photograph. A single location by the beach, for example, can be photographed with moving wa…
    - 5 hours ago 30 Mar 20, 7:00am -
  • newReview: Haida Red-Diamond 3 Stop Soft-Edge Graduated ND Filter
    When photographing long exposure landscapes, a common challenge that many photographers encounter is the drastic difference between amount of light in the sky and below the horizon. This is where filters like the Haida Red-Diamond 3 Stop Soft-Edge Gr…
    - 8 hours ago 30 Mar 20, 4:00am -
  • newTroll Post: No Red Dot on Your Camera Means Your Images Suck
    For years, photographers around the globe have been wondering why their images pale in comparison to pictures from other photographers out there. No matter what they have tried, the masses simply have not been able to reach the heights of an elite gr…
    - 14 hours ago 29 Mar 20, 10:00pm -
  • newTonight: Macro Lenses and Battling Depression on Pro Camera Reviews
    Join us for Pro Camera Reviews Episode 2 airs Live tonight on March 29th at 7pm EST; register here. Hey folks! Pro Camera Reviews is a new web show by the Reviews Team of the Phoblographer. Join Gear Editor Brett Day, Reviews Editor Paul Ip, and Edit…
    - 20 hours ago 29 Mar 20, 4:00pm -
  • Forget the Masters, Now’s the Time to Invest in Other Photographers
    From Steve McCurry's India to Robert Frank's The Americans, the masters of photography have sold millions of photobooks worldwide. Their work is seen not only as a source of pleasure but also for education. Famous photographers do well in the print m…
    - 1 day ago 29 Mar 20, 10:00am -

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