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  • newScary Video Shows Father Dangling Young Boy Off a Cliff for a Photo Op

    Scary Video Shows Father Dangling Young Boy Off a Cliff for a Photo Op

    A shocking video has surfaced online that shows just how far some parents will go to get a “unique” photo of their kid. The clip, originally posted to Chinese social media site Weibo, reportedly shows a man dangling his young son off a cliff as a…
    - 8 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 8:42pm -
  • newHands On with the Yongnuo YN450M Android-Powered Camera

    Hands On with the Yongnuo YN450M Android-Powered Camera

    Ever since it was first announced in late 2018, the Yongnuo YN450 represented something of an experiment. Only available in China, the YN450 is half-Android phone and half ILC, complete with a proper lens mount and a Micro 4/3 sensor. Does that make…
    - 9 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 7:47pm -
  • newRestoring and Using One of the Rarest Cameras on the Planet

    Restoring and Using One of the Rarest Cameras on the Planet

    Arizona-based journalist and photographer Jim Headley recently set out on a “mission” to shoot an ultra-rare Japanese twin lens reflex camera called the Taroflex. Only 10 of these cameras are thought to still exist, and Headley is the proud owner…
    - 10 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 6:43pm -
  • newCanon Just Won Mirrorless with the EOS R5 and R6

    Canon Just Won Mirrorless with the EOS R5 and R6

    When Sony first started producing full-frame mirrorless cameras, the leading manufacturers at the time pretty much sneered at it. Ricoh, for example, still seemingly believes that DSLRs are due to make a comeback and that mirrorless cameras are just…
    - 11 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 5:37pm -
  • newCanon: Orders for the EOS R5 and R6 ‘Exceed Expectations,’ Expect Delays

    Canon: Orders for the EOS R5 and R6 ‘Exceed Expectations,’ Expect Delays

    Canon Japan has just issued a statement that many of us probably saw coming: pre-orders for the new Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6—as well as some accessories—have “exceeded expectations,” and prospective owners should expect delays in shipping. The…
    - 11 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 5:18pm -
  • newVogue Slammed for Hiring Annie Leibovitz for Simone Biles Cover Instead of Black Photographer

    Vogue Slammed for Hiring Annie Leibovitz for Simone Biles Cover Instead of Black Photographer

    Fashion magazine Vogue has come under fire over the cover of its August issue. The magazine featured world-renowned gymnast Simone Biles, and critics are upset at both the style of the images and the fact that Biles was photographed by Annie Leibovit…
    - 12 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 4:47pm -
  • newPortraits of Famous Figures Recreated by Their Descendants

    Portraits of Famous Figures Recreated by Their Descendants

    For his project The Descendants, photographer Drew Gardner has been recreating famous historical portraits with the descendants of the subjects. For example, to recreate Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, arguably the best-known portrait painting in th…
    - 12 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 4:26pm -
  • newMy (Reluctant) Love Affair with My Smartphone Camera

    My (Reluctant) Love Affair with My Smartphone Camera

    In the past year, I’ve become very disenchanted with my DSLR camera. Curiously, and to my complete amazement, I am finding my smartphone, to be more than adequate for taking 95% of the pictures while I’m at home. At home, in my day-to-day wanderi…
    - 13 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 3:41pm -
  • newKodak Paper and Chemistry Business Sold to Chinese Company: Report

    Kodak Paper and Chemistry Business Sold to Chinese Company: Report

    The Kodak paper and photochemical business is reportedly being sold to a Chinese company. Inside Imaging reports that an announcement of the proposed sale to Sino Promise Holdings was made internally on July 7th by Kodak Alaris, the British company t…
    - 14 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 3:02pm -
  • Does Micro Four Thirds Have a Future in Photography?

    Does Micro Four Thirds Have a Future in Photography?

    The photography industry has been shrinking and the COVID-19 pandemic has not made things any better. This smaller market is being shared by the same number of companies, which could mean some huge changes for the industry. As formats go, Micro Four…
    - 3 days ago 11 Jul 20, 4:35pm -

Fstoppers

  • newThe Best Way to Style Your Images With Dodging and Burning in Photoshop

    The Best Way to Style Your Images With Dodging and Burning in Photoshop

    In this video tutorial, I show how to create dynamic images by using dodging and burning and painting in some light effects.[ Read More ]
    - 7 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 10:00pm -
  • newYou Don't Need the R5 or R6, Do You?

    You Don't Need the R5 or R6, Do You?

    The buzz around Canon's announcements has been electric and, frankly, invigorating. But before you dive into that riptide of gear acquisition syndrome, you need to ask some hard questions.[ Read More ]
    - 8 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 9:00pm -
  • newCheck Out These Stunning Bird Images From the Winners of the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards

    Check Out These Stunning Bird Images From the Winners of the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards

    Writer and photographer, Joanna Lentini, scooped the top prize in North America's leading bird photography competition by the National Audubon Society. Her image, and those of the other winners and runners up, will take your breath away. [ Read Mo…
    - 9 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 8:00pm -
  • newHow to Photograph Comet NEOWISE in 8 Steps

    How to Photograph Comet NEOWISE in 8 Steps

    Comet NEOWISE is one of the brightest comets to visit earth for some time and can be seen right now in skies throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Here are some of the best tips for photographing it successfully.[ Read More ]
    - 10 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 7:00pm -
  • newA Plea to Pentax: Go Back to Making What You Were Great At

    A Plea to Pentax: Go Back to Making What You Were Great At

    Is Pentax even still around? Yes? Who would have known? They need to go back to making the cameras that made them great in the first place: the K1000, 645, and 67 models.[ Read More ]
    - 11 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 6:00pm -
  • newFive Highly Underrated Camera Features

    Five Highly Underrated Camera Features

    Most of us gravitate toward a few key features in cameras: things like ISO range, continuous burst rate, etc. Here are five camera features I think do not get enough credit.[ Read More ]
    - 12 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 5:00pm -
  • newYour Next Piece of Gear in the Time of COVID

    Your Next Piece of Gear in the Time of COVID

    Gear is a central piece of a photographer's day-to-day. Certainly, gear articles make up a large portion of what we write about here on Fstoppers. What if your next piece of gear was really important, like life or death important?[ Read More ]
    - 13 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 4:00pm -
  • newWould You Rather Have a House? Or a RED Camera?

    Would You Rather Have a House? Or a RED Camera?

    When it comes to making investments, there are lots of routes you can go. In this case, the choice is between either a house, a low-risk investment for stability, or a RED Camera, a high-risk investment in yourself and your career. Which would you…
    - 14 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 3:00pm -
  • newTips for Shooting Boudoir Outdoors

    Tips for Shooting Boudoir Outdoors

    Shooting outdoors can be easy, yet it can also be tricky at the same time. There are some variables out of your control, like an unexpected person walking in your background or simply a change in weather. Sometimes, you just need to avoid the crowd…
    - 15 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 2:00pm -
  • The Major Advantage Canon and Nikon Have Over Sony When It Comes to Mirrorless Cameras

    The Major Advantage Canon and Nikon Have Over Sony When It Comes to Mirrorless Cameras

    Sony has been pushing hard in the mirrorless camera realm for about seven years now, and they have undoubtedly made major progress both in terms of technology and market share. Still, Canon and Nikon hold a major advantage over Sony that if leverag…
    - 1 day ago 12 Jul 20, 10:01pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newCan your gray card do THIS?
    The SpyderCUBE — a smart alternative to the gray card — measures white balance, exposure, black level and brightness ... Can YOUR gray card do this? Let's compare from a little closer!The post Can your gray card do THIS? appeared first on Photof…
    - 10 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 7:00pm -
  • newMobile Mondays: Tips for mouthwatering food photography
    Out and about and forget your camera? Don’t discount the humble smartphone when it comes to food photography. My old Samsung S9 can still pack a punch — the lens is equivalent to a full-frame 35mm lens, which is great for food photography! If you…
    - 13 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 4:00pm -
  • newHow photography influenced art, part two: Competing with paintings?
    Photography did, in fact, affect paintings, their significance and their relevance. In the 19th Century, photography took the spotlight when it came to realistic art pieces. And its presence alongside traditional art forms has often led people to ask…
    - 15 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 1:30pm -
  • newWhy should you use a DSLR in 2020?
    Mirrorless cameras are the future. Most companies are releasing mirrorless cameras, and many are filled with amazing tech. So what reasons would there be to still use a DSLR? Turns out there’s a few. And not to worry, this is not an anti-mirrorless…
    - 18 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 11:00am -
  • How to use long focal distances to improve landscape and cityscape compositions
    When you go out to photograph and landscape or cityscape, a wide-angle lens is typically a go-to. But did you know that telephoto lenses can often have a more dramatic impact, and help to create a better story? In the video above, Serge Ramelli walks…
    - 1 day ago 12 Jul 20, 7:00pm -

DPReview

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.…
    - 60 days ago 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…
    - 69 days ago 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…
    - 70 days ago 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…
    - 94 days ago 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

  • newHAL 9000: How This Nikon Fisheye Lens Inspired Hollywood and Culture
    There are lots of great stories about the Nikon 8mm f8 fisheye lens, but perhaps one of the most famous ones is how it became the critical part of HAL 9000 in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. The vengeful supercomputer in the film was made with this…
    - 48 mins ago 14 Jul 20, 4:00am -
  • newHow and Where to Look for Photography Inspiration Beyond Instagram
    "To gain new perspectives, you have to be willing to change your surroundings." Back when I was working in higher education, that's what I used to tell my students whenever they were confronted with seemingly insurmountable problems. It's helped them…
    - 7 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 10:00pm -
  • newRedditors Call Out “Female Privilege” in Candid Photography
    We all know the stereotype — a middle-aged man with a big camera and long lens, photographing people passing by. He must be a creep, a child snatcher, a voyeur with ill intention. I feel confident in saying that, most of the time, the labeling is u…
    - 13 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 4:00pm -
  • newJust for Street Photography: Cosyspeed STREETOMATIC+ Black Review
    I've found that the ideal time to use the Cosyspeed STREETOMATIC+ Black is in the winter. My reasoning for this is because it's designed to not hold a whole lot of stuff. So just in case you really need to bring a ton of gear with you, what do you do…
    - 19 hours ago 13 Jul 20, 10:00am -
  • Flow Chart: Do You Need an F2.8 or an F4 Zoom Lens?
    We're sure that many of you are trying to figure out whether you should go with f2.8 or f4 zoom lenses. Some folks type this into our search engine reasonably often, and it's clear that people don't know what they need. Of course, there are pros and…
    - 1 day ago 13 Jul 20, 4:00am -

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