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  • newWhy That $699 MacBook eGPU May Be a Waste for Photographers

    Why That $699 MacBook eGPU May Be a Waste for Photographers

    Last week, Apple and Blackmagic unveiled a new $699 external GPU (eGPU) that brings “desktop-class” graphics performance to MacBook Pros. But if you were hoping that it would be a godsend for speeding up your sluggish Photoshop or Lightroom for p…
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  • new6 Reasons Why You Should Be a Macro Photographer

    6 Reasons Why You Should Be a Macro Photographer

    Maybe you’re a beginner, just got your first camera, and you’re trying to learn to navigate the world of photography. Or you’ve been photographing for a while, but you’re looking for something different, something new. How do you decide the b…
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  • newThis Drone Hovered Dangerously Close to an Airliner Takeoff

    This Drone Hovered Dangerously Close to an Airliner Takeoff

    A new drone video has emerged that has people shaking their heads. The 2-minute clip shows a drone hovering a short distance away from an airport runway while an Airbus A380, the largest commercial airliner with seating for up to 525 people, takes of…
    - 12 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 5:30pm -
  • newPhotos That Show Similarities Between the Human Body and Nature

    Photos That Show Similarities Between the Human Body and Nature

    Visual Exercises is a new photo project by Polish fine art and portrait photographer Alicja Brodowicz, who hunted for similarities between the human body and nature created diptychs of her findings. I photograph the human body – the microcosm,” B…
    - 13 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 4:42pm -
  • newThis is the Power of the 125x Lens on the Nikon P1000

    This is the Power of the 125x Lens on the Nikon P1000

    Superzoom cameras are getting crazier and crazier in their reach. If you thought the 83x zoom on the Nikon P900 was impressive, watch this video demonstrating the power of the 125x zoom on the new Nikon P1000. In the 5.5-minute video, Indian civil en…
    - 13 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 4:01pm -
  • newThese Are the Best Dog Photos of 2018

    These Are the Best Dog Photos of 2018

    The Kennel Club has announced the winning photos of the 2018 Dog Photographer of the Year photo contest. This is the 13th year of the contest and entries are submitted by thousands of photographers from countries all over the world. The overall winne…
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  • newLeica Invests in Light as Part of Massive $121M Funding Round

    Leica Invests in Light as Part of Massive $121M Funding Round

    Light, the startup behind the groundbreaking 16-camera camera L16, has a new investor with a much longer history in photography. Leica is now a shareholder in the computational photography company. Light just announced a massive $121 million Series D…
    - 15 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 2:31pm -
  • Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

    Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

    Sony has been receiving attention and praise in recent years for the quality of its sensors and the fact that it produces sensors for other heavyweight camera companies, including Nikon. But even though some of Nikon’s CMOS sensors may be manufactu…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jul 18, 7:48pm -
  • Watch a Model Pose with a Crocodile in an Underwater Photo Shoot
    Here’s a photo shoot you probably shouldn’t attempt yourself: photographer Ken Kiefer recently took his wife (underwater model Kimber Kiefer) and two other models into the crocodile-infested waters of the Chinchorro Banks in Mexico for a photo sh…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jul 18, 6:37pm -
  • Is Lens Compression Fact or Fiction?

    Is Lens Compression Fact or Fiction?

    Photography can be confusing. I get it. I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer. Because of this, at times it helps us to actually put some of these theories and myths to the test. One of these myths is the concept of compression and, with it, para…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jul 18, 5:58pm -

Fstoppers

PhotoFocus

  • newPhotographer of the Day: Phil Campbell
    Category: Outdoor Photographer: Phil Campbell Photo: “All in a Row” Simplicity and tranquility. I love the line formed by the family, with the symmetry of the adult geese at the front and back of the line. The mist in the air helps to separate th…
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  • newPortrait Tips: The Sneaky Secret of White Balance
    White balance is always trying to pull a fast one on you and sneak by with the wrong color in your photographs. Here’s the case in point, today: It’s a sunny day, not a cloud in the sky, so you set the white balance to Daylight, which is just wh…
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 8:00pm -
  • newBeyond Technique Podcast with Jay Watson | Photofocus Podcast July 18, 2018
    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today we chat with photographer Jay Watson about breaking into lif…
    - 11 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 6:00pm -
  • newAdweek Webinar: Video Storytelling The Impact of Motion
    Video is a force in advertising. From television to social media, motion impacts the message for products and services. Adweek, the voice of the advertising industry is presenting a webinar featuring Adobe Stock Content Development Manager Dennis Rad…
    - 12 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 5:30pm -
  • newGetting Started with Architectural Abstracts
    Editor’s Note: We welcome Michael Muraz, an international award-winning architecture photographer, bringing technical precision and creative passion to his fine art and commercial work. Based in Toronto, Michael travels extensively, photographing b…
    - 13 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 4:00pm -

DPReview

  • newFujifilm's XF10 is a small, wide-angle APS-C compact
    Fujifilm has announced the XF10, an APS-C sensor compact camera with a fast prime lens. It retains the same 28mm equivalent F2.8 lens as the X70 but now uses a 24MP Bayer color filter rather than X-Trans.The XF10 appears to be a simplified X70 with…
    - 15 mins ago 19 Jul 18, 5:00am -
  • newSpecial report demands 'Me Too' moment for photojournalism
    ©Darrel Frost/CJR. Used with kind permissionIt won't come as a surprise to anyone that there are some unpleasant, predatory men within the photography industry. However, a long-form, extensively researched special report in the Columbia Jo…
    - 10 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 7:03pm -
  • newNikon KeyMission action cameras listed as discontinued on maker's websites
    Nikon now lists its KeyMission action cameras as discontinued on its UK and Japan websites, a change first spotted by Nikon Rumors. The maker's UK website lists the KeyMission 80 as "discontinued," though neither the KeyMission 170 or 360 mode…
    - 13 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 4:30pm -
  • newLeica participates in $121M funding round for computational photography company Light
    As far as camera makers go, Leica and Light could not be further apart. Leica has a rich photographic heritage and, at least in the minds of many photographers, stands for beautifully manufactured mechanical devices. Light is a very new compan…
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  • newVideo: How phase detection autofocus works
    Have you ever wondered how your DSLR's autofocus works? Wonder no more! YouTuber ZY Productions has created a succinct video that details how phase detection autofocus (PDAF) systems work inside DSLR cameras.As noted in the video, the phase detecti…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Jul 18, 1:29pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • All eyes on the World Cup
    Around the world, billions of fans are watching the 2018 FIFA World Cup which is held in Russia for the first time. Thirty-two teams from six continents are competing for the prestigious trophy.A Russian football fan reacts as he watches the World C…
    - 9 days ago 10 Jul 18, 3:56pm -
  • Kakuma refugee camp
    Established in 1992 following the arrival the “Lost Boys of Sudan” and with a population of nearly 190,000, the UNHCR refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya, now resembles a sprawling shanty town. It has shops, restaurants, trades, and a makeshift power g…
    - 11 days ago 7 Jul 18, 11:49pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, June 2018
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: watching World Cup soccer, The annual Boston Pride Parade, protesting gun volence, protesting the presidents immigration border policy, blessing animals, and great ac…
    - 16 days ago 2 Jul 18, 10:03pm -
  • Life in the bleachers at Fenway Park
    Baseball is never boring in the bleachers. Just ask the Red Sox players who are out there. “The bleachers are fun,” says Sox reliever Joe Kelly. “They’re probably the most fun group in the stadium. It’s kind of like a party out there. But I…
    - 23 days ago 25 Jun 18, 7:32pm -
  • US border policy controversy
    Customs and border patrol officials in the United States are enforcing President Trump’s strict immigration policies on the Mexico border, causing widespread protests. At least 2,000 children have been separated from their parents since April.A US…
    - 29 days ago 20 Jun 18, 4:39pm -

The PhoBlographer

Imaging Resource