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  • newSolarcan Puck is a Limited-Time Palm-Sized Pinhole Solargraph Camera

    Solarcan Puck is a Limited-Time Palm-Sized Pinhole Solargraph Camera

    Solarcan has announced Puck, a smaller limited-time version of its soda-can-shaped Sun-catching camera. The new model comes shaped like a circle and produces round instead of more traditional rectangle images. Solarcan, created by photographer Sam Co…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 9:33pm -
  • new‘Afghan Girl’ Escapes Taliban, Evacuated to Italy

    ‘Afghan Girl’ Escapes Taliban, Evacuated to Italy

    Sharbat Gula, the Afghan woman made famous by photographer Steve McCurry’s iconic Afghan Girl photo, has escaped the Taliban in Afghanistan and has been evacuated to Italy. The 49-year-old Gula, also known as Sharbat Bibi, received international at…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 6:54pm -
  • newTopaz Labs Image Quality Bundle: A Photographer’s Lifeline

    Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle: A Photographer’s Lifeline

    The most fun I have with photography is capturing something I’ve never seen before. Of course, that sets up a lot of pressure to come away with tack-sharp perfect photos. Topaz Labs is how I ensure my success. Topaz Labs’ most popular Image Quali…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 6:08pm -
  • newLandscape Photography in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland

    Landscape Photography in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland

    Torridon, Glencoe, and the Isle of Skye have drawn landscape photographers and artists over the centuries. The highlands of Scotland are extensive and uninterruptedly breathtaking – a Big Country indeed. This is the internationally perceived face o…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 6:02pm -
  • newColorized Photos of Wartime Animals Reveal Their Sacrifice

    Colorized Photos of Wartime Animals Reveal Their Sacrifice

    A talented photo colorizer has paid a tribute to wartime animals by breathing a new and colorful life into historical photographs that depict them and their sacrifices. Tom Marshall is a professional photo colorizer based in Leicestershire, United Ki…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 5:30pm -
  • newDeal Alert: Save Big on Datacolor Color Workflow Tools

    Deal Alert: Save Big on Datacolor Color Workflow Tools

    Datacolor is famous for helping creatives bring out the best colors in their work. And right now, they’re giving you the opportunity to save up to $80 on the Datacolor Spyder and ColorReader range. But don’t wait around! This special is only on o…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 5:09pm -
  • newUsing a Flash for Insect Photography

    Using a Flash for Insect Photography

    I’ve shot thousands of pics of insects without flash and tens of thousands with flash. When the lighting is bright and sunny, the results can be good without flash. But when I venture out in pursuit of photo ops, I often encounter poorly lighted si…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 4:53pm -
  • newBack Where We Started: The Camera Industry is Again a Bit-Part Player

    Back Where We Started: The Camera Industry is Again a Bit-Part Player

    Remember those heady days of 2010? The release of the iPhone 4 and iPad, the New Orleans Saints won Superbowl XLIV, Iron Man 2 hit the cinemas, Eminem released Recovery, and Biden was Vice-President. It was also the year when camera shipments peaked…
    - 13 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 3:56pm -
  • The Kodak Reelz Digitizer Converts 8mm Film Strips into MP4 Files

    The Kodak Reelz Digitizer Converts 8mm Film Strips into MP4 Files

    C+A Global, a brand licensee of Eastman Kodak, has announced the Kodak Reelz Film Digitizer, a new 8mm and Super 8 film digital converter that turns old film strips into modern MP4 files. Just like was the case with the giant inflatable backyard proj…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 21, 9:49pm -
  • 1957 Leica MP Camera Sells for a Staggering $1.34 Million at Auction

    1957 Leica MP Camera Sells for a Staggering $1.34 Million at Auction

    The 39th Leitz Photographica Auction recently concluded and a rare 1957 Leica MP Black Paint edition camera went for the highest value by far, commanding a final price of 1,200,000 Euros (about $1,344,366). The Leica MP is one of only 412 ever produc…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 21, 8:57pm -

Fstoppers

  • newFstoppers Reviews the HEX x Misshattan Ranger DSLR Sling Bag

    Fstoppers Reviews the HEX x Misshattan Ranger DSLR Sling Bag

    I’ve never been one to consider style in my bag purchases, but if that style comes at no extra cost, then, why not? That’s certainly the case with the new HEX x Misshattan Ranger DSLR Sling, a different take on the company’s regular Ranger…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 10:00pm -
  • newHelpful Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photography

    Helpful Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photography

    Portrait photography is a challenging genre that requires you to not only be deft and confident with your camera and post-processing, but also able to make the subject comfortable in front of your lens. If you would like to improve your portrait…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 9:02pm -
  • newPhotography Gift Ideas for Under $100

    Photography Gift Ideas for Under $100

    With Christmas lurking over the hill like a bright red flashing pickpocket, it's time to start figuring out what to buy your loved ones. If they are a photographer, here are some ideas that won't bankrupt you.[ Read More ]
    - 9 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 8:02pm -
  • newHow to Photograph a Translucent Product on a White Background

    How to Photograph a Translucent Product on a White Background

    A product shot on a clean, white background with no distractions is a look that will always be in demand, though it presents some challenges to the photographer creating the image. Those challenges increase when the product is translucent and let…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 7:02pm -
  • new5 Common Mistakes New Photographers Make

    5 Common Mistakes New Photographers Make

    When you are new to photography, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to learn and master a multitude of techniques and technical parameters all while developing a creative style at the same time. It is completely normal to make mistakes along the…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 6:00pm -
  • newImprove Your Astrophotography With Topaz Labs

    Improve Your Astrophotography With Topaz Labs

    Astrophotography and nighttime photography generally come with their own respective challenges. The biggest problem tends to be increased noise especially in the shadow areas of an image. But what if there was some incredibly smart software that…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 5:02pm -
  • newA Lesson on How Spotting Interesting Light Can Improve Your Street Photography

    A Lesson on How Spotting Interesting Light Can Improve Your Street Photography

    Light makes or breaks most scenes, whether video or stills photography. In many genres, it's controllable and you can set it up how you like it. But with genres that are candid and wild — street photography for instance — you need to be able…
    - 13 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 4:02pm -
  • newPhotography Deals You Dont Want to Miss

    Photography Deals You Dont Want to Miss

    Here are some of the biggest Photography deals we've found lasting Black Friday through Cyber Monday. [ Read More ]
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 3:01pm -
  • Fstoppers Interviews Rob Walwyn on His Upcoming Photo Exhibition 'Karrikins'

    Fstoppers Interviews Rob Walwyn on His Upcoming Photo Exhibition 'Karrikins'

    Australian photographer Rob Walwyn is hosting the first exhibition of his project ‘Karrikins’ as part of Sydney's Head On Photo Festival. Karrikins documents the aftermath of the bushfires that devastated Australia’s east coast in late 2019…
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 21, 10:00pm -
  • When Should You Make a Photo Black and White?

    When Should You Make a Photo Black and White?

    Of all the edits you can do to a photo, perhaps none is more fundamentally transformative than converting it to black and white. However, how do you know when to make that conversion? This excellent video tutorial discusses the topic as it applie…
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 21, 9:00pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newWhy the C-stand is the most versatile piece of gear for your studio
    Planning to set up your own photo studio? Among the equipment that shouldn’t go missing on your list is the C-stand. Many pro photographers swear by it as the most versatile piece of gear to have in the studio. Here’s a quick video that shows wh…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 7:00pm -
  • newThe best deals for photographers on Black Friday 2021

    The best deals for photographers on Black Friday 2021

    Black Friday is finally here, and now’s the perfect time to get a great gift for that favorite photographer in your life. Or better yet, take advantage of these great deals and buy yourself an early Christmas present! Want to see even more deals, a…
    - 18 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 11:00am -
  • Great photo deals you can get before the Black Friday rush

    Great photo deals you can get before the Black Friday rush

    Who actually enjoys waking up early Friday morning for Black Friday deals? With all the great deals below, you don’t have to! Check out some of our favorite holiday deals below, and stay tuned as we unveil more deals for photographers. Want to see…
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 21, 2:00pm -
  • Happy Thanksgiving from Photofocus!

    Happy Thanksgiving from Photofocus!

    From all of us at Photofocus, we wish you and your families a safe and healthy Thanksgiving! In preparing for your feast later today, here are a few articles that might help you capture the moment: Don’t forget to check out Holiday Shopping Guide f…
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 21, 11:00am -
  • Seven portrait lighting patterns, and how to achieve them

    Seven portrait lighting patterns, and how to achieve them

    Lighting patterns are a great way to create unique portraits. For me, photography is all about light and having full control over that light. It is why I am obsessed with studio light. Being able to create a shadow here and a highlight there brings m…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 21, 9:00pm -

DPReview

  • newFilm Friday: Solarcan Puck is a compact solargraph camera in a can the size of a burger
    After more than a year of tinkering with designs, the team over at Solarcan has announced their newest ultra-long exposure camera in a can, the Solarcan Puck. As its name suggests, this version of the Solarcam is a shrunk-down version of the o…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 7:00pm -
  • newTourBox Elite Bluetooth controller promises intuitive, customizable control
    TourBox released the original TourBox Bluetooth controller aimed at creators in 2018. We reviewed it in 2020 and said, 'The Tourbox's unique combination of different controls sets itself apart from much of the competition, as does its price. H…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 4:39pm -
  • newOM System 20mm F1.4 Pro sample gallery (DPReview TV)
    Chris from DPReview TV recently reviewed the first new OM System lens, the M.Zuiko 20mm F1.4 Pro. He found it to be a solid performer, but check out this sample gallery from his review to judge image quality for yourself.Did you miss their review o…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 3:00pm -
  • 2021 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on cameras, lenses and more
    Please note that this article will be updated over the course of the holiday week/end. We will make every effort to keep it up to date but we cannot guarantee that all of the deals listed below will be available at the time of reading.Here in…
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 21, 4:33pm -
  • Canon EOS R3 studio scene published
    The sensor in the Canon EOS R3 is key to the image quality the camera is capable of, and it's Canon's first 'stacked' CMOS sensor to date. Let's take a quick look at how it compares to other cameras of similar pixel counts.Our test scene is designed…
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 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

  • newWant a Comfortable Camera Bag? We’ve Got an Exclusive Deal!
    These bags are incredibly comfortable! We’ve got another special FLASH SALE EXCLUSIVELY FOR PHOBLOGRAPHER READERS. We’re partnering with Morally Toxic, the same folks who do 3 Legged Thing! We’re working with them to give you their Onyx camera…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 11:00pm -
  • newThe Amazing Fujifilm GFX 50R Is $1,500 Off Right Now!
    Have you gotten into the Fuji system yet? Now’s your chance! The Fujifilm Instant Savings for Holiday 2021 are here! The cameras you want are available at fantastic prices. Get the Fujifilm GFX 50R at $1,500 off! Or get the new 50mm f1 R WR for $20…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 5:00pm -
  • newA Creative Challenge! 5 Fun Lenses for Creative Photographers
    The modern photography world is filled with camera lenses that are incredibly sterile. Couple that with the image quality from cameras, and it gets even more boring. We can tell you from experience that it's sometimes hard to tell the difference betw…
    - 18 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 11:00am -
  • newThe Best Black Friday Camera Deals for 2021 (and Much More!)
    It’s Black Friday! We’re rounding up the Black Friday Camera Deals for 2021 right here. And there’s so much more too. Want lenses? We’ve got them. Flashes and camera bags? Those are all here too. Some of these are exclusive discounts too! Be…
    - 24 hours ago 26 Nov 21, 5:00am -
  • Announcing Phoblographer App on iOS and Android (with Minimal Ads!)
    Trust me when I say that I can finally breathe a sigh of relief for a very large project that we've been working on. And today, we're announcing the brand new Phoblographer app on iOS, iPadOS, and Android. On there, we're showcasing a pivotal step in…
    - 1 day ago 25 Nov 21, 11:00pm -

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